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Spam filter got me

Is it OK to publish this post? http://www.dailypaul.com/319974/ron-paul-affiliate-program

This is a program supported by Dr. Paul. Thanks.

I just recently noticed the search variables on my comments

like here and found that extremely helpful. I don't know how long it's been there but it's a great idea. Thanks.

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Freedom is: not having to do what you don't want to do.
~ Joyce Meyer

Are any paid advertising spots available?

I was wondering if any paid ad spaces were available on the DP for Revolution Car Badges.

I'm a serial entrepreneur and liberty activist from Texas!

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Joη's picture

see

http://www.dailypaul.com/advertise

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

This is the response received:

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Title is intentionally wrong

The title is - Peaceful Anarchist Experiment Broken Up by Violent Thugs

The CBS article in the link has nothing to do with this title.

http://www.dailypaul.com/319698/peaceful-anarchist-experimen...

Also, BILL3 keeps changing his username. Currently his username is - BruisedLouReed.

What's up with the rss feed?

There doesn't seem to be one to be found atm.

Go easy on Laundryhead account

It must be tired posting 18 hours in the last 24 hrs.

One of the craziest post counts I have seen. You'd almost think it was 2 people working shifts lol.

egapele's picture

There is a blatant attempt

to undermine the mod thread.

I call foul and will ignore the concerns posted below.

Thank you, tonton but, that was the least of it.

EdSchill also called out laundryhead on my behalf earlier in that thread. Really, that person is breaking the rules of this site all over that thread. It looks like s/he is reveling in getting away with it. Extremely immature behavior at best. This: http://www.dailypaul.com/comment/3401064 at worst.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
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Re: tonton

I was making a point about how silly it is to say that chemicals are being sprayed outside, and then letting your kids play in them.

"I'm Ron Paul." - Ron Paul

I'm not one to normally get in the middle,

but "laundryhead" has to go. This post alone did it for me.

http://www.dailypaul.com/318250#comment-3401357

Isn't there a "no weirdo" clause in the DP rules? If not, there should be.

Joη's picture

insisting upon evidence is not trollish

which is what I gather he is doing.

"This post alone" he explains above was pointing to an apparent contradiction. That you interpreted it otherwise indicates oversensitivity on your part (though insensitivity via his argument), or the amount he is straying from a productive decorum in argument, which helps no one.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

I'm guilty

I've bumped my own posts, up voted my own comments and have been disrespectful to others.

Sorry for breaking the rules.

"I'm Ron Paul." - Ron Paul

Joη's picture

don't do that.

except upvoting your own content, nothing's stopping you from doing that.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

why do mods want to check up votes and down votes?

this is a response to a comment below, i thought this site advocated privacy? kind of creepy in my opinion...

bigmikedude's picture

Would you prefer having trolls trashing

your posts into oblivion with 10 or 20 accounts down-voting your post multiple times to get it buried?

Did you read the entire exchange? It sure doesn't seem so.

To me that seems even more creepy - us not doing anything about it.

i understand your point.

i understands there are checks, i respect them since i am still here. i just don't like it. my opinions are generally blunt.

suggestion...

during the mid term election would it be possible to create a play off chart(VS) for the mid elections? like the NHL? lol, would be fun seeing a whole info graph of candidates running against each other... also i think this would make us more educated about who is running against who?

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There is a thread active

with offensive comments in it. Can someone please review it?

http://www.dailypaul.com/318130/jewish-corruption-scandal-ma...

Joη's picture

agreed

and hyperbolic. Thank you.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

A few years ago....

A few years ago, I stumbled across a comment by Jon I believe, that seemed to imply that up-votes and down-votes can be reviewed by the mods. If this option is available, is there a particular reason why it is turned off for regular users?

It would be nice to put a name to up-votes and down-votes.

Thanks for your consideration.

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bigmikedude's picture

Rob, that information was never intended to be public

and as far as I know probably won't be. Not all mods can see it - only a small few of us - site admins (basically Michael, Jon and Myself for the most part)- can see that information, and we have a trust among ourselves to keep those details private.

Admins seeing the votes helped us single out multiple account vote abusers and a small handful of other things back in the 2012 election heyday, and were really only intended as a basic gauge for community response to forum topics.

I figured that's what y'all were doing!

It seems like a great troll tool! And now that I think about it, I think the comment that mentioned it was from you! Thanks for the response, and feel free to delete this comment in an effort to keep it secret that up-votes and down-votes can be reviewed.

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www.NonNetwork.com

bigmikedude's picture

Now that the days of chaos are pretty much gone

it's not like it matters much and it was public knowledge long ago anyway, but it's been mentioned by all of us at one time or another.

That ability actually helped us take out a few major vote manipulators with obvious agendas and someone that had about 20 accounts that was particularly manipulating votes back during the RP vs. GJ war, and we were able to take them out pretty quick because of it.

Couple of things

A few of the links to Essential Videos are not working.
http://www.dailypaul.com/links

Also, I have a suggestion regarding downvotes. Would it be possible and practical to implement a system that prevents comments posted by the OP from being minimized on their own post? That is, unless said comment is found to be non compliant.

"I'm Ron Paul." - Ron Paul

Since the Ark is Closed...

I would like to know whether my DP Membership ID will be cancelled if I go thru Paypal to cancel my paid subscription.

Thanks for your help.
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Joη's picture

your account will remain

if that's what you're asking. Sorry about not responding to the below.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

Thanks Jon

That is what I was trying to ask. Appreciate your time. I wish you a good day.
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Membership/Subscription Question

I checked FAQ and may have missed the answer, so perhaps you could help me.

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Does one need to be a paying subscriber in order to have a member ID?
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At this point, I am not certain I want to cancel my ID, but I would like to reduce my monthly contribution to $0. (Sorry to sound so cheap, but we are needing to reign in our household budget at the current, and I am not currently browsing or posting the site as life has gotten busy in bear-world and I am kind of an all or nothing person...so at this point, I am diverting energy.)

I appreciate all the DP and Friends In Liberty have been to me in my Liberty education.

Thanks!
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