Nope Juice, I think I'm nearly done with this.
You just haven't listened to me at all, or sought wise counsel, is the kindest explanation I can attribute to your continuing failures to understand and respect my position, and therefore act accordingly. I do know this is a forum, and I've wasted more time on this issue than any of you, for the benefit of the forum. All to arrive at this farcical situation, where you literally can't even see how much of a punk ass bitch you seem to want me to be, to myself and to the cause. I was always respectful of the fact this isn't my board, so a certain amount of accommodating has to be done, but I've got my fucking limits.
I am now doubting whether this place still has the same goals and ethos it appeared to have when I joined, and how much of that shift has been the product of serious thought by those who should be thinking it, and how much is down to the poisonous advice of people who probably never were down with the original mission/makeup of this board, and want to make it something more like the things it used to be very clear on, absolutely suck.
All you had to do was listen, and listen properly, accepting that you're not dealing with someone in me who doesn't know what the fuck they're talking about. There's nothing I've told you to do (or not do) that would have harmed this forum in any way, and if you think otherwise, you should have done me the courtesy of giving a convincing explanation why you thought that, not telling me some nonsense that I've probably already seen fail at some other Wikipedia criticism forum in times of Yore, or is the hallmark of continuing failure at Wikipedia/Wikipediocracy.
I know what works, at least if we all accept that Wikipedia/Wikipediocracy is not it. I was big part of the previous WR3? forum that in less than a year, reached the same level of activity as Wikipediocracy. You know who ruined that for everybody
because he's just such a selfish little prick who has to win at all costs? Kumioko. The Forum Killer.
Not for the first time, Wikipediocracy has used him as their not so secret weapon, banning him right at the time they want to destroy the competition in their finest hour (in WR3's case right at the time we had reached parity and were due to surpass their failing forum, and in our case right at the cusp of the complete and total demolition of their horsehit Framban conspiracy theory, and the exposure of all those pushing it as frauds and collaborators).
For no other reason than to crash our victory party, the desperate Vigilant knowingly and with malice, unleashed a biological weapon, a threat I had already saved this place from once without even having to use excessive force. Knowing he would surely seek us out and infect us again, now immunized against my earlier, kinder, medicinal strategy, Vigilant did what he does, for the reasons he always does it, with the terrible consequences now writ large.
It's a very apt way of looking at it now I reflect, with the benefit of hindsight, even though that contradicts with the rather more useful analogy of seeing him as a forum terminator. We should have had more Alsations here, not goddamned Labradoodles. We should have hired Jeff Goldblum FFS. He'd have understood this shit in a hot minute, and had my back all the way.
You've so badly misunderstood what I've been telling you, so royally screwed this all up, you've even done some shit that I'm sure you think I wanted and would be pleased about, but if you had bothered to ask (or just listened at all), I would have told you was not what I wanted and was only going to increase your difficulty in handling the Kumioko problem.
I only ever did what I did to make your lives easier in the long run, and rather than treat the side-effects, you should have dealt with the cause. The fight was not the problem you needed to address. It was the reason why I want to hold that guy to account no matter what, is what you should have focussed on. At every turn, you have basically saught to nullify your own natural immune system, and so now is it any wonder you're kind of terrified at the prospect of having to do the real work of containment of an actual threat?
Those who know Kumioko as I do, already know that spending an hour to construct a timeline just to combat the lie of one single post he'll spam the shit out of if you let him, will be an example of you having had an easy day at the office. Ignoring his basic reason for being here only sounds like the easy option when you're happy to have a forum made up of people who just ignore a problem like Kumioko, who won't fact check his bullshit, who won't defend each other when he's maligning their hard earned reputation without a second's thought. Or worse, see something of value in him being all he can be.
So basically, the route taken by Wikipedia and Wikipediocracy, for years and years, before he finally got to Step 2 of the programme, and incorporated their terrible deeds into his mythology. You know it, you're already a part of it. I got a whole chapter. Little old me, just for spending three minutes at a time busting a myth or two. Would they do so again now, knowing as they do what his programming is? No, obviously not.
Fifty times bitten, fifty first time shy. The sheer arrogance of you thinking you can somehow make use of him where they failed, and using Wikipedia methods of all things to do it, is jaw dropping. You will only be able to manage him, and just barely at that, if you take my advice. It is the one management plan that has never been tried.
He needs special management, which is not just extreme moderation and harsh penalties, but daily attention to the basics of what he is doing and why, to reflect the nature of the beast and the gravity of the threat. I lost all hope any plan would work a long time ago, chiefly because people don't want to put the time or effort in. But out of sheer curiosity, I'm up for anyone trying something that has never been tried before, as long as they appreciate what the signs of failure are, and are ready and willing to put the lab rat down when the time comes to declare the experiment over.
So yes, I'm probably done. A board with Abd pretending he's a special boy with special entitlements, Kumioko posting his pure shite, Anyone treating me like a moron, a moderator that complains about having to moderate, all overseen by an owner/admin group that either can't or won't take the time or expend the effort necessary to resolve serious, extinction level, threats, is not exactly an attractive proposition.
Properly reading and genuinely understanding, is not an onerous task in the grand scheme of things. I was at least asked to list all the lies Kumioko tells, was even given special authorization to post it and not have it moved, but I stupidly waited to see how things planned out yesterday. And what do you know, thanks to a Princess and her rotten apples no less, already I think we're well past the point that would be useful in informing effective treatment strategies.
Whether this WS:IBAN has been reviewed and signed off by the upper levels no longer really matters. That fact I can't answer that question for myself based on their public statements and would presumably have to engage in Kumioko-style cage rattling to do so, is the real issue. A punk ass bitch who has to lower himself to the level of a Kumioko just to be properly heard, I will not be. No way, no how. Not this footsoldier.
I'm not a blind loyalty kind of guy. My war is an SAS war, each man thinking for himself and acting for the benefit of the mission, not his own selfish wants or desires. Each man proving to his brother that he is worth it by his actions, not his gum flapping. A colonel and a trooper in the same shallow shell scrape, no ranks or deference, just mutual respect. Certainly no orders that will be obeyed if you couldn't ever hold your head up in a watering hole back in Blighty at the end of it.
So consider this me confining myself to barracks for the forseeable, until some fucking goddamned sense is returned to this detail. Some tactical nouse. Some real battle experience. Because those chumps out there in the jungle, the Wikipedians and their Wikipediocracy cousins, they 'ain't playing. They may even be expanding to new territories if recent events are to be believed. They may look stupid, they may think stupid, but you better believe they mean you harm, they want you gone from their Holy Lands, so they can get back to their medieval existence.
I've done too many missions and scored too many hits for me to accept this is the new normal. That this is how this outfit is gonna be run from now on.
I'm probably gonna a stick around and lurk, to stay informed and keep Kumioko on edge, pissing his pants at the thought an attack from his "dangerous stalker" might come at any time, but posting much of anything else seems like it would be a waste of my time, or at least make me feel like I would just be pissing in my own face and telling myself it's Champagne.
You can fix this any time you want. I'm a reasonable man, who is always open to sensible ideas that are well argued and have a realistic chance of success. If you didn't know that's who I am under this rough tough take no prisoners exterior, then maybe you never knew me at all.
Good luck playing with your new Princess toy. If she really is from Cornwall, she's probably got lead paint on her tin body, so don't put her in your mouth whatever you do. Although it sounds like you already did!
No offence Dysk.