To: Bash.org Staff
Posted by tim in The internet sucks! on October 15, 2006

This is basically a "letter" to the Bash.org moderation staff. I am not going to email it because I fear I will see something such as, "E-mail message ID #2390572 has been rejected."

Attention Bash.org Staff: In light of numerous recent rejected submissions, I am hereby discontinuing my use of your site. While in the past I found it a place for mildly entertaining content, I no longer receive any joy from my visits there. How, you may ask, could someone not find the "geek" humor found there? How could someone not find the sacreligious entries about extra-marital, homosexual activities funny? Well, up until now, I did find a fair number of the entries hilarious, and I shared them with friends and family. Thinking I could take part in the world of laughter, I submitted similar content as I encountered it, only to find later that it had been rejected. Could it be that my content was not up to bash.org standards, whatever they may be? Or could it possibly be that I was the only one in the vast emptiness of cyberspace who found it funny? Or maybe it's just the over-zealous moderators who take charge in approving or rejecting the content... Regardless of the source of the problem, I find it very appauling to see that something as funny as a Monty Python reference had been rejected, only to find it replaced with an approved entry about fornicating with a holy deity in the Christian religion. While I do consider myself a Christian, I believe in freedom of speech, thus I am not entirely opposed to your posting of such content. However, I am completely offended at the thought of such mindless content taking priority over "techno-humor". My solution to this problem is simple. I will discontinue my use of your site, and I will encourage a certain few additional people to do so as well. Additionally, I would like to encourage you to submit your moderation guidelines to the public for open review, as it may potentially justify the rejection of my submitted comments. I bid you good day, and wish you luck in maintaining such a popular site. -Skudd

Whiney, yes. I'm just sick of it and I'm completely done with it.

 
Comments

so yeah, im emailing that.

  • Posted by macguy (Guest) on October 15, 2006 at 10:38:55PM

I guess I can expect to hear from their lawyers within the week?

  • Posted by tim (Guest) on October 15, 2006 at 10:39:55PM

damn right.

  • Posted by macguy (Guest) on October 15, 2006 at 10:40:28PM

I'll be sure to drag you further into it, having submitted a forged message without my permission to use my e-mail address.

  • Posted by tim (Guest) on October 15, 2006 at 10:55:19PM

/me squeals with joy

  • Posted by macguy (Guest) on October 15, 2006 at 11:09:08PM

I got a response which I'll post later. Macguy, for lack of a better name, you're an ass.

  • Posted by tim (Guest) on October 16, 2006 at 07:23:35AM
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