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I'll admit, it's funny to see people get shit on that deserve it, but when it happened to me for criticizing the community I felt like Matt was being defensive against someone who wasn't even attacking. Instead of "I hear your concerns and we're open to suggestions," or "May I have more details, so we can better address the issue" Matt went full "WELL, DON'T INVITE ANYONE BECAUSE WE NEED PEOPLE AS UPPITY AS YOU!" And, all I could think was "What is the end goal of this kind of behavior, and how is it helpful for the community?" And, I'm not even being rhetorical.

But, before THAT was my run in with the long forgotten Kim Chi. One of the most disrespectful mods I've ever seen in my life, and I use to be a member of DeviantArt - before and during Google Ads, and the art theft.

I'm not says people can control others. I'm saying I want to see feedback and crits being handled respectfully. A consideration of the feedback and evaluation of what's it's addressing. And, a respectful response, along with whatever changes can and will be made. Or, a respectful response if no changes are made, for whatever reason. In case you missed it; the keyword is "respectful". A little respect can go a long way, as can disrespect.

I've seen enough around here to hope someone else makes a new website and runs it differently. Different attitudes. Different priorities. Different leadership. Different decisions. Different members. All of it different. The competition will get users a different product - be it whatever changes are made here, or whatever happens on the other site to make it (more) appealing.

Someone asked if the site is going to shit (and that reacts it got) and someone replied it's just cutting off unnecessary fat. I say rats abandon a sinking ship. Even if the others can't tell it's sinking, rats are pretty dang smart. Of course, by rats I mean people who left that were invested in this website and community. As someone who has been actively discouraged from being invested, I'm willing to stick around to see what happens.

I see why Mol did it like this based on a lot of what was said and reactions in the thread(, and I would have done the same).

Godspeed, @MolotovMocktail !

(LET THE NEGATIVE VOTES RAIN; I SAID WHAT I SAID!)
 
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I'll admit, it's funny to see people get shit on that deserve it, but when it happened to me for criticizing the community I felt like Matt was being defensive against someone who wasn't even attacking. Instead of "I hear your concerns and we're open to suggestions," or "May I have more details, so we can better address the issue" Matt went full "WELL, DON'T INVITE ANYONE BECAUSE WE NEED PEOPLE AS UPPITY AS YOU!" And, all I could think was "What is the end goal of this kind of behavior, and how is it helpful for the community?" And, I'm not even being rhetorical.

But, before THAT was my run in with the long forgotten Kim Chi. One of the most disrespectful mods I've ever seen in my life, and I use to be a member of DeviantArt - before and during Google Ads, and the art theft.

I'm not says people can control others. I'm saying I want to see feedback and crits being handled respectfully. A consideration of the feedback and evaluation of what's it's addressing. And, a respectful response, along with whatever changes can and will be made. Or, a respectful response if no changes are made, for whatever reason. In case you missed it; the keyword is "respectful". A little respect can go a long way, as can disrespect.

I've seen enough around here to hope someone else makes a new website and runs it differently. Different attitudes. Different priorities. Different leadership. Different decisions. Different members. All of it different. The competition will get users a different product - be it whatever changes are made here, or whatever happens on the other site to make it (more) appealing.

Someone asked if the site is going to shit (and that reacts it got) and someone replied it's just cutting off unnecessary fat. I say rats abandon a sinking ship. Even if the others can't tell it's sinking, rats are pretty dang smart. Of course, by rats I mean people who left that were invested in this website and community. As someone who has been actively discouraged from being invested, I'm willing to stick around to see what happens.

I see why Mol did it like this based on a lot of what was said and reactions in the thread(, and I would have done the same).

Godspeed, @MolotovMocktail !

(LET THE NEGATIVE VOTES RAIN; I SAID WHAT I SAID!)

dude, seriously? yer delusional. i dont even have the patience to point out all the stuff thats just not true about what youv said, but damn man all this coming from a staff member (who had been less then active for a while now, not that you or any other members would of noticed that) leaving the site? thats just kinda sad how much stock you put into using that as a excuse to tell how the website is going downhill. i HIGHLY encourage you to find or even create a alternative to stp, im being 100% sincere that i think it would just be great if somebody else attempted to create and maintain a forum like stp. seriously, go for it, and i wish you nothing but luck although judging from the websites in yer profile...i think maybe you should rely on somebody who has a little more experience. yer more then welcome to voice yer opinion of how yadda yadda everything sucks, but have you ever thought that maybe things suck for you because uh yer negative as fuck all the time?

EDIT: hokay, well here we go so i can get this out of the way and hopefully save somebody else the time typing this out to explain things to you.

kimchee isnt a staff member anymore. hasnt been for years. he doesnt even have a account anymore far as i know. so whats the issue here? you had a problem with somebody who has been removed from the website? do you want like a hand written apology letter or maybe just not having to interact with them anymore is good enough? shit i hope so cause its about the best i can do.

what i find personally strange, is for the most part these "the sites going to shit" users are new users. or old users like yerself that lets face it, havnt exactly provided stellar content for the community. im not saying you have to post interesting stories or information everyday, but dont you kinda see how complaining that the site is going downhill when yer latest posts have been one or two sentence profile posts that are basically more or less personal updates that dont contribute anything other then being a time log of a thought you had? aside from that posting looking for a place to crash etc etc. this is in no way indicative of the website going downhill. just cause nobody wants to/is able to put you up or has anything to say to a post like "I'm still looking at Omaha, but if things don't work out, I hope over to Iowa." doesnt tell me that the sites going to shit. i really just have no idea where this thought came from, maybe yer no longer getting something you want or need from stp? fuck if i know. but i do know that a staff member leaving, shit half the staff members leaving wouldnt be enough for stp to goto shit, staff members arnt providing content most of the time. people like you are. post cooler shit and maybe people will respond more positively to you.

yer being actively discouraged from participating? i guess id have to see specific instances because im pretty sure the only time iv interacted with you was because of a racist comment you made and when i gave you a chance to explain yerself you left the conversation, so you gotta give me examples or yer just spitting hot air ya know? as for yer reason for staying, that sounds like bullshit to me. but what the hell do i know?

(I BET I CAN BEAT YOU ON NEGATIVE RATINGS; I SAID WHAT I SAID!)
 

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I'll admit, it's funny to see people get shit on that deserve it, but when it happened to me for criticizing the community I felt like Matt was being defensive against someone who wasn't even attacking. Instead of "I hear your concerns and we're open to suggestions," or "May I have more details, so we can better address the issue" Matt went full "WELL, DON'T INVITE ANYONE BECAUSE WE NEED PEOPLE AS UPPITY AS YOU!" And, all I could think was "What is the end goal of this kind of behavior, and how is it helpful for the community?" And, I'm not even being rhetorical.

But, before THAT was my run in with the long forgotten Kim Chi. One of the most disrespectful mods I've ever seen in my life, and I use to be a member of DeviantArt - before and during Google Ads, and the art theft.

I'm not says people can control others. I'm saying I want to see feedback and crits being handled respectfully. A consideration of the feedback and evaluation of what's it's addressing. And, a respectful response, along with whatever changes can and will be made. Or, a respectful response if no changes are made, for whatever reason. In case you missed it; the keyword is "respectful". A little respect can go a long way, as can disrespect.

I've seen enough around here to hope someone else makes a new website and runs it differently. Different attitudes. Different priorities. Different leadership. Different decisions. Different members. All of it different. The competition will get users a different product - be it whatever changes are made here, or whatever happens on the other site to make it (more) appealing.

Someone asked if the site is going to shit (and that reacts it got) and someone replied it's just cutting off unnecessary fat. I say rats abandon a sinking ship. Even if the others can't tell it's sinking, rats are pretty dang smart. Of course, by rats I mean people who left that were invested in this website and community. As someone who has been actively discouraged from being invested, I'm willing to stick around to see what happens.

I see why Mol did it like this based on a lot of what was said and reactions in the thread(, and I would have done the same).

Godspeed, @MolotovMocktail !

(LET THE NEGATIVE VOTES RAIN; I SAID WHAT I SAID!)

Most of this message sounds like it was written by a spoiled 16 year old. High and mighty, blaming anyone else without even trying to accept some responsibility for your own actions. Exactly why I agree wholeheartedly with this:

classically delusional victim mentality

If ya dont like it hear, why do you stick around? Not telling you to leave, just wondering why you continue to be so negative, and blame everyone else for yo getting negative post ratings. Accepting responsibility for your own personal actions goes a long way in people taking you more seriously.
 
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@SlankyLanky Well, you already have a positive vote, and negativity voted my post, so I don't think you'll be betting me anytime soon - but nice try. 😏

Hmmm... You've voted my post stupid and you claim I'm blowing hot air. Why should I feel like actually care about where I'm coming from, when you've already openly dismissed me? Just because you PARTICIPATED in interacting with my post doesn't mean you are INVESTED in my concerns. I see you switched my word there, so I pointed out the difference.

That's what I'm talking about. I'm not interested in playing word games, though. I've said my peace, so there's no reason to continue.

NEGATIVE VOTE TO HEART'S CONTENT!
 
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@SlankyLanky Well, you already have a positive vote, and negativity voted my post, so I don't think you'll be betting me anytime soon - but nice try. 😏

Hmmm... You've voted my post stupid and you claim I'm blowing hot air. Why should I feel like actually care about where I'm coming from, when you've already openly dismissed me? Just because you PARTICIPATED in interacting with my post doesn't mean you are INVESTED in my concerns. I see you switched my word there, so I pointed out the difference.

That's what I'm talking about. I'm not interested in playing word games, though. I've said my peace, so there's no reason to continue.

NEGATIVE VOTE TO HEART'S CONTENT!

i dont care about where yer coming from, precisely because all yer doing is blowing hot air. but i didnt openly dismiss you, i kinda thought me publicly replying to yer concerns was a good indication of that. you got the attention you wanted, so what now?

to be the asshole im expected to be, i kinda wish i just left my post as "yer delusional" and not even tried to address apparent concerns.

so yer peace was what exactly? cause...i cant find a single thing to take away from these posts besides you only stick around stp to what see it fall apart because you arnt happy here? damn dude thats kinda pathetic yea? im really genuinely going out of my way here to attempt to give half a shit about what you have to say, but at this point yer making that near impossible.

POSITIVE VOTE TO HEARTS CONTENT!
 

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When you post negative or off-topic stuff, expect negative love. Sometimes you have to stop and re-think what you are typing before you make a complete fool of yourself. And that goes for you @Inuyoujo. Send me a postcard! Hahaha...
 

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