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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #17)

Tue Oct 2, 2012, 10:56 PM

56. I agree. WARNING: GRAPHIC

I used to belong to a forum for the deaf but it has become a cesspool of bullying by parents, the far right and those deaf who are unable to come to terms with their deafness.

One deaf man has tried to force forum members to become cochlear candidates (CIs are not for every deaf person nor do most deaf qualify for CIs) and he has tried to force the liberal members into becoming Republicans and Tea Partiers and he has said that those deaf who use sign language are inferior to the hearing.

This same man even posted two threads about how it was funny that a cat got decapicated by sunroof on the car in a failed ad and another thread about disembowling cats. One mod has said he would permaban the man if he trolled again. The deaf man has started other troll threads and he hasn't been banned yet. I was skeptical that he'd get banned anyway given how the ban process works in that forum. The only thing that happened was that both threads got deleted.

And where are mods in this? They only respond to complaints with out checking out what caused it in the first place. Trolls took this to their advantage and used the report abuse features to get anyone they disagreed with banned. It took a while for others to catch on but they began doing the same thing to trolls. I think one of the trolls got perma banned as a result.

I quit the forum after one member of the forum threatened to expose a friend of mine who got scared and left the forum and another friend got permabanned because trolls didn't like her. One mod quit as well because she strongly disagreed with the perma ban. I thought that this member should have been permabanned for making that threat.

Now the forum is slowly dying because it's so troll infested. This is not the first time this has happened to the forum owner. One of his other sites died as well for the same reason.

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