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Mr O



Joined: 13 Feb 2005
Posts: 5512
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
PostPosted: Mon Apr 12, 10 11:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Avatars  Reply with quote    

toggle wrote:
Mr O wrote:
Jamanda wrote:

Our members have voted that we do not permit moving images as avatars.


How did you work that out? 65 votes in total, hardly even a snapshot of the membership. Personaly I am not bothered either way but I did vote. It seems to me that 29 members don't like moving images and the rest dont give a s***, so it is in reality an overwhelming vote to leave the images moving, I would say?


65 is a fair proportion of the membership that post on a very regular basis.

Do you really think so? Is it a real reflection of all the members? Regardless if they post often or not? Post counts are irrelevant in my eyes. Perhaps you feel they are more important than I do?

toggle



Joined: 30 Dec 2006
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 12, 10 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

i made no mention of post count at all.

A lot of the membership list is inactives, people who drift in for a specific reason and then do not return or people who were once active members and have left. the actual regularly posting membership is fairly small.

I would suspect that polls that you agree with the result of would not be criticised in a similar manner.

Mr O



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Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 10 1:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

toggle wrote:
i made no mention of post count at all.

A lot of the membership list is inactives, people who drift in for a specific reason and then do not return or people who were once active members and have left. the actual regularly posting membership is fairly small.

I would suspect that polls that you agree with the result of would not be criticised in a similar manner.


All irrelevant.

pricey



Joined: 28 Feb 2005
Posts: 6378

PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 10 8:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Well i wasn't going to say anything, yesterday lunch time I was fuming, but the wife told me not to say anything, but I read more of this, this morning and well.....

The poll did not even last 24 hours and It was on a Sunday!! how many people post on a Sunday? So the "Mods" think this is OK? who made the decision.

Only 47 people voted on Sally's new poll so it was not 65!

What Has DS become? I feel let down and disappointed, I really thought this was a fair, site, but now I don't feel this way at all.

I like Mr O don't give a s**t, either way, but just make it fair, for god sake, this has been done very, I'm whats the word?

Also who do you complain to? is there some one who is not a Mod, who is impartial? no thought not, it stinks!!!!!

jema
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 10 8:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

The poll just reaffirmed the long standing position, it hardly needed to run for long to get that view confirmed.

I don't agree with the result myself, but for flips sake on a scale of importance this hardly registers with me at all.

Treacodactyl
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Joined: 28 Oct 2004
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Location: Jumping on the bandwagon of opportunism
PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 10 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

pricey wrote:
Only 47 people voted on Sally's new poll so it was not 65!


It would need at least 65 people to vote to change the decision.

As the original poll ( http://forum.downsizer.net/about26420.html ) had been running since 2007 and 70% didn't want moving avatars I, personally, didn't think there was much need for a new poll anyway.

I, like many, don't really mind either way but as I understand some people really don't like them I'm happy to no have moving avatars.

toggle



Joined: 30 Dec 2006
Posts: 11622
Location: truro
PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 10 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Mr O wrote:
toggle wrote:
i made no mention of post count at all.

A lot of the membership list is inactives, people who drift in for a specific reason and then do not return or people who were once active members and have left. the actual regularly posting membership is fairly small.

I would suspect that polls that you agree with the result of would not be criticised in a similar manner.


All irrelevant.


why?

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