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[admin]#1
Hi Ourdave,

I'm sorry you feel the decision by the forum helper to lock your thread was over-zealous.
To have a fs thread locked, you need to click the report function. We don't monitor every thread and simply commenting "expire" in a thread does not lock it.

You also offered downloaded content in the thread as part of a "deal breaker".. you cannot sell loaded content for future ref and whether or not you bumped your thread, it would've been locked for offering something which breaches our forum rules



EN1GMA
Is the xbox fully loaded with any of the emu games?


Nope, it's got a few films on it and that's it.
if it's a deal breaker I could download and stick some on, but it'll be the weekend before I get round to it.

Np krooner.




Edited By: juliet_bravo on Jun 07, 2011 16:56
#2
Good on you for replying - and if it had been killed because of the downloaded content line then I'd have learned a lesson and understood - rather than feeling aggrieved.

The bump police approach just frustrates though, and no doubt leads to deals being done by PM instead.
[admin] 1 Like #3
Yep, of course it's frustrating, but on the other hand it's hard for us to strike a balance that's fair on all members.We'll keep an eye on situations like this as the last thing we want is to be annoying the people who drive the site. On your side of the fence though, try and stick to the rules, report if you want your thread closing and drop us a message if you need help with anything :)
banned#4
follow the rules and like most others, you wont have a problem

you bumped that thread about 5 or 6 times!
banned#5
1.

ourdave - Jun 01, 2011 19:15
I have got the antenna - I took it off because I streamed stuff across the LAN port.

2.
ourdave - Jun 01, 2011 20:28
No problem - will do.

3.
ourdave - Jun 01, 2011 22:34
(...if you send me your address! ;))

4.
ourdave - Jun 02, 2011 10:19
bump for the bargain basement priced Xbox XBMC which is still available

5.
ourdave - Jun 03, 2011 22:46
bump 2

6.
ourdave - Jun 05, 2011 08:31
bump 3 for the weekend crowd...
1 Like #6
You sure? i only saw 3 and then a fourth when he wanted to expire.

As for the content i dont see why someone couldnt just say you cant sell that, and the op would have understood and kept listing open. Whats the point in closing a listing because of it
1 Like #7
those arent bumps they are replies to posters
#8
there are 7 bumps in that thread, if you forget to put some information in your previous post, you should just use the edit button instead of creating a new post which counts as a bump
1 Like #9
Edit button = the key.
#10
Don't the mods see an edit as a hidden bump?

Of the so called 7 bumps, one was an instant addition to a reply - so if it's a bump I gained all of a minute.
One was a reply about something I'd sold. Another was pointing out that they hadn't given me their address so I could post the thing I'd sold.

If you want to see all posts as bumps then that's your business, but a bump is a poster trying to put their post back at the top of the pile - and that's not what the majority of those were.
banned#11
1.
ourdave
I have got the antenna - I took it off because I streamed stuff across the LAN port.


2.
ourdave
bump for the bargain basement priced Xbox XBMC which is still available


3.
ourdave
Ah, just found the old thread:
Soft-modded.
I've hardly done anything with it, copied a couple of movies to it (ftp) and watched them and that's it.
I've got a PS3 that I use for media streaming now so this is just sat there doing nothing, and likely never will. (remainder trimmed)


4.
ourdave
bump 2


5.
ourdave
bump 3 for the weekend crowd...


6.
ourdave
ok, expire...it can go in the attic for the kids to point at and laugh in years to come when they're playing virtual reality COD 47.


7.
ourdave
Hi Krooner - I'm afraid not because it's a heavy old thing.
I'm happy taking £30 for it, and would be happy boxing it up and you arranging your own courier so you know you're getting it as cheap as possible.


8.
ourdave
Nope, it's got a few films on it and that's it.
if it's a deal breaker I could download and stick some on, but it'll be the weekend before I get round to it. Np krooner.


OurDave,

The posts above were all bumps. We didn't count your second photo post as it contained a rejection/clarification of an offer.

Bump 6 appears to be nothing more than a thinly disguised additional bump. Report your threads when expiring, otherwise you're demoting the threads that belong to other members who take the time to respect others.

Anything beyond Bump 6 (including other member posts would/should also have been deemed a bump, but irrelevant. As JB mentioned above, the thread would have been closed for your final post re additional content offered.

The bottom line is, there is/was no excuse for this, certainly after a previous thread. I won't apply this retrospectively now, however please do appreciate the oversight this time, and refrain from acting to the detriment of other members. It should be a level playing field for all.

http://www.hotukdeals.com/for-sale-trade/xbox-xbmc-with-250gb-hdd/922377/
#12
Thread Backfire


Good job Mods
1 Like #13
aScottishBloke
1.
ourdave
I have got the antenna - I took it off because I streamed stuff across the LAN port.

2.
ourdave
bump for the bargain basement priced Xbox XBMC which is still available

3.
ourdave
Ah, just found the old thread:
Soft-modded.
I've hardly done anything with it, copied a couple of movies to it (ftp) and watched them and that's it.
I've got a PS3 that I use for media streaming now so this is just sat there doing nothing, and likely never will. (remainder trimmed)

4.
ourdave
bump 2

5.
ourdave
bump 3 for the weekend crowd...

6.
ourdave
ok, expire...it can go in the attic for the kids to point at and laugh in years to come when they're playing virtual reality COD 47.

7.
ourdave
Hi Krooner - I'm afraid not because it's a heavy old thing.
I'm happy taking £30 for it, and would be happy boxing it up and you arranging your own courier so you know you're getting it as cheap as possible.

8.
ourdave
Nope, it's got a few films on it and that's it.
if it's a deal breaker I could download and stick some on, but it'll be the weekend before I get round to it. Np krooner.

OurDave,

The posts above were all bumps. We didn't count your second photo post as it contained a rejection/clarification of an offer.

Bump 6 appears to be nothing more than a thinly disguised additional bump. Report your threads when expiring, otherwise you're demoting the threads that belong to other members who take the time to respect others.

Anything beyond Bump 6 (including other member posts would/should also have been deemed a bump, but irrelevant. As JB mentioned above, the thread would have been closed for your final post re additional content offered.

The bottom line is, there is/was no excuse for this, certainly after a previous thread. I won't apply this retrospectively now, however please do appreciate the oversight this time, and refrain from acting to the detriment of other members. It should be a level playing field for all.

http://www.hotukdeals.com/for-sale-trade/xbox-xbmc-with-250gb-hdd/922377/

And you're the worst of the lot...

1. was an addition, because I realised when I'd posted the pictures up that the antenna was missing. A whole 10 minutes later. If you think that's a hidden bump you're insane.

2. was the first time I actually bumped, and said so. I'd sold one thing, was saying the other was still available.

3. was a reply to a question. At exactly the same time as my first response - so clearly not a bump. Unless, as stated, you're a bit mad....and think you own the place....and like playing the power game.

4. and 5. were clearly stated bumps.

6. was asking you guys to expire it. Which because you didn't meant it was still open for people to ask questions....which they did.

7. and 8 were responding to a question - you're just being bloody idiotic now saying they're bumps.
6 Likes #14
boothy
Thread Backfire


Good job Mods

ha ha - nice sucking up lad
1 Like #15
ourdave
boothy
Thread Backfire


Good job Mods


ha ha - nice sucking up lad



real tears in progress?

just because you are incapable of following a basic set of rules,despite earlier mod warnings,you then making an ass of yourself by complaining about a free service...

I suggest you apologise now
banned#16
ourdave.... I can only conclude you have lost. I agree - you need to apologise.
#17
boothy
just because you are incapable of following a basic set of rules,despite earlier mod warnings,you then making an ass of yourself by complaining about a free service...

I suggest you apologise now

I've explained why it was over-zealous moderating, and there's nothing for me to apologise for.
They cost me a sale by shutting the thread down - which is surely contrary to what that forum is about.
They claim that responses to questions are bumps - that's just plain stupid.
They claim that additions made to clarify a point at exactly the same time as the first post were bumps - again, stupid.

You keep sucking up though, they'll like that and make you a moderator one day and your life will be complete.
#18
vibeone
ourdave.... I can only conclude you have lost. I agree - you need to apologise.

Fortunately, I'm not 10 and this isn't about losing or winning....or what strangers who I'll never meet
think about it.
It's about me putting points to the moderators about the way they moderate, and explaining why I think they're mistaken.
I'm hoping it changes their attitudes so instead of concentrating purely on trying to find a bump in every post in a thread, they try to make the place better.

Edited By: ourdave on Jun 08, 2011 10:23
banned#19
ourdave,

Your points have been noted, however I didn't include genuine responses in your quoted posts above, only those which I deemed to be bumps.

Posting consecutively will always be deemed a bump, regardless of the time elapsed between posts. It's clearly laid out in the trading rules and advice.

Furthermore, you were reminded a few weeks ago, yet have ignored our advice again.

It's not a power trip here, just a request that members follow the rules, primarily as a sign of respect and fairness to all other members who use the trading forums.


Edited By: aScottishBloke on Jun 08, 2011 10:28
#20
Fair enough.
#21
ourdave
Fair enough.


apology accepted
banned#22
ourdave
Fair enough.



apology accepted
#23
boothy
ourdave
Fair enough.

apology accepted

Erm...who are you again.
1 Like #24
ourdave
boothy
ourdave
Fair enough.


apology accepted


Erm...who are you again.



ask around

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