What’s the sense in blocking someone?

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  1. Bladesg

    Bladesg Funk Meister Silver Member

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    I do the same but I find they're usually go back on ignore at some point.
     
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    fattboyzz Senior Stratmaster

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    Some understand the ignore feature only after they need it :whistling:
     
  3. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    I bet it's the same guy that's on mine..

    I use the ignore function the same way as I use the AdBlocker
     
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    Apologies. I’m an idiot.
     
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    I'm just bumbling along more worried about being blocked than blocking, check my self and I've not ignored anyone except my wife and I paid dearly for that....smack! I actually don't worry about being ignored as I was a middle child, quite use to it. But I never want to offend anyone, disagree sure and if I did ignore someone I would not bother to announce it, seems petty, could be a real heartbreaker.
     
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    I am confused as usual ! where is the block link, I can only find ignore... I am worried about a member wanting to put us into a wood chipper.
     
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    Slartybartfast Strat-Talker

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    True, but if they're real jerks you can keep them from piping in - no reason to even have them involved.
     
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    Although I’ve chosen to ignore, or not engage with many people over many different forums over the years, I’ve never actually used the ignore function to hide their posts. You miss out on the lolz like that. I may not want to converse with someone, but I wouldn’t give up the chance to laugh at them.
     
  9. Robert Graf

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    Fragile ego. They never learned the lesson, 'names can never hurt you'. They've lost far too many arguments because of lack of wisdom, and they refuse to think for themselves. They can't stand it when they find out that they are wrong. It is never an actual intellectual who does this, it's always the weak minded.
     
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    What a horrid reply. No wonder the world is in such a mess. You've lost your humanity.
     
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    You can ignore reality, but you can not avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. When something gets you upset, that's universe showing you your programming, in order for you to overcome that programming.
     
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    To me, it can only be an insult, if it is true. If it is true, and it bothers yoiu, then change it, or change your mind. Too many people seem to expect that somehow, the world must be adjusted to suit them. The planet does not belong to us. We belong to the planet.
     
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    So, blocking them would be the ultimate surrender to them. Their words have been granted so much power that even the sight of them is too much for the mind.
     
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    bchaffin72 The Wizard next door................

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    I don't know. It's not a feature I've ever used on any forum and I don't really intend to. There was one forum, years ago, that was quite nasty. Even then, I didn't block, I just left it. End of problem..........................

    For regular stuff, I have a high tolerance and I just don't get into certain things online. I might dip a toe initially, if it seems to be civil, but when one can quickly see where certain discussions will go, only a fool jumps in with both feet.:D
     
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    Antstrat Most Honored Senior Member

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    LOL! Get over yourself.

    Humor, ever hear of it?

    Do you only watch Disney movies and reruns of Ozzie and Harriet?
     
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    Ok, five posts in a row, most of them with a preachy know it all tone, I surrender. You’re blocked.
     
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    Why do you assume getting "upset" would be the only reason to block someone?
     
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    Try learning formal logic. Why are you assuming that I consider that the only reason? And why are you posing this question without presenting any other valid reason?
     
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    How ironic. That's fine with me. I don't expect anyone to take my posts as being some sort of ultimate truth. I would expect any intelligent person to question any and everything anybody else expresses. I usually find that these 'you're blocked' messages are pretty much another way of trying to get the last word in, but they can't stop the other people posting.
     
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    I remember seeing the statement, 'fools rush in, but they get the best seats'. It is said that the horrible thing about humanity is that everyone thinks they are doing the right thing.
     
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