Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

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Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by geots » Thu Aug 16, 2007 7:58 am

I have met a lot of people on this forum, and consider many of you good friends. And my true friends will remain so. I like this forum very much, and i have seen it evolve over time into something even better. But what i see right now disturbes me. There is a concerted effort by a very small handful of people to do their best to see to it that Graham Banks is not re-elected as moderator. I have never seen a moderator, and their have been some good ones, any better or more dedicated to his job than Graham. A small handful of people can look like a lot if they post over, and over and over. But i am not worried, because i think the general membership on this forum is way to educated and savvy to fall for any of their bullshit. Is Graham perfect? Hell no- Ive never met a mod, or anyone on this forum who was. But i can tell you one thing- he is as dedicated to this forum and adamant about doing a good job as mod. to make this forum an even better place as anyone i have ever seen. I do not make this post because we are members of the same testing team. That means nothing here. Up to you to believe me or not. I make this post because Graham is more of an easygoing, patient type of guy- who thinks each person ought to be treated the way he would like for them to treat him. Im definitely more of an "in your face" kind of guy. But here i am in no ones face- but its time for the gloves to come off and defend Graham. And by God, im doing it. If he is willing to run again, and we dont elect him, then we are all the losers. If you dont want to vote for Graham- vote for your choices. That is a right we all have. But please, all i ask is that no one let their decision be influenced by a few people who will go to any lengths to keep him out. That would be truly sad.

Regards and Best To You All- Each and Everyone,

George

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Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by Graham Banks » Thu Aug 16, 2007 8:04 am

Whilst I appreciate your kind comments George, members are of course entitled to vote for whoever they wish.
Whether I get back in or not is irrelevant really. What is important is that CCC gets three good mods who can work together for the benefit of us all.

Regards, Graham.
Last edited by Graham Banks on Thu Aug 16, 2007 8:23 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by Tony Thomas » Thu Aug 16, 2007 8:17 am

Well, I dont know much about the allegations but I would say that Graham will once again win with highest amount of votes.

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Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by mclane » Thu Aug 16, 2007 8:44 am

whoever attacks will not win. graham is ok.

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Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:30 am

Graham is like a classical model of Mercedes....Functional,valuable and you can always get your money back no matter how old it gets :lol:
_No one can hit as hard as life.But it ain’t about how hard you can hit.It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.How much you can take and keep moving forward….

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Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by dj » Thu Aug 16, 2007 10:00 am

Graham Banks wrote:Whilst I appreciate your kind comments George, members are of course entitled to vote for whoever they wish.
Whether I get back in or not is irrelevant really. What is important is that CCC gets three good mods who can work together for the benefit of us all.

Regards, Graham.
Your ability to strike the right note in such posts suggests that you should have gone into politics and established a successful career there.
:)

Steve B

Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by Steve B » Thu Aug 16, 2007 11:10 am

i want to make it clear once again that i am IN NO WAY a part of any concerted effort to discredit anyone..if one even exists which i highly doubt

while i stand in direct opposition to Banks candidacy it is chiefly because i simply think we should have new mods and not the same one for what will amount to 4 years after this new term is finished

let the man stand based upon his track record as mod here and not by virtue of a sympathy vote or recent position reversals on his part

Steve

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Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by Steve B » Thu Aug 16, 2007 11:19 am

mclane wrote:whoever attacks will not win. graham is ok.
which other nominees get your ringing endorsement Thorston?
please list the names below
i give you much room:













Regards
Steve

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Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by Tony Thomas » Thu Aug 16, 2007 11:29 am

Steve B wrote:
mclane wrote:whoever attacks will not win. graham is ok.
which other nominees get your ringing endorsement Thorston?
please list the names below
i give you much room:













Regards
Steve
May be you should bring to light the extremist views of Thorsten and the other garbage posts he makes at CTF. Mud slingling should be part of any election I say.

Steve B

Re: Time for Being The Nice Guy Is Over

Post by Steve B » Thu Aug 16, 2007 11:55 am

Graham Banks wrote:
What is important is that CCC gets three good mods who can work together for the benefit of us all.
do you mean to suggest that if you are nominated to a team where the other members do not agree with your moderation philosophy that you could not work with them??

i know this would not be an issue for me
we must all band together no matter who wins and no matter how diverse the positions held by the team members are

Regards
Steve

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