MaryS wrote:<img src="/images/chat/captain-obvious.jpg">
I'm guessing y'all have about 17 seconds to read this, enjoy
It makes life difficult for posters to contribute when the moderator takes sides in the discussions, imho they should remain nuetral at all times.
Little things like the moderator finding it necessary to post a NO MORE SHOUTING HEADLINES could have been warranted many many times that either Claimboxx or his alter ego Hollymikey frequently did it, but instead you waited for an innocent solitary example from JD to make your point, very strange imho.
As for referring to HATRED and my efforts in your post, well.......are we really that quick to forgive and forget that this guy referred to one of the lady posters here (who he personally knew from the track) as the infamous C word? Unforgiveable in my opinion, and if you want to say that I hate him and his legion of fan, then so be it.
This forum has, for close to ten years probably by now, consistently taken a negative attitude towards touts, especially those that get caught redhanded lying about their picks in an effort to promote further busine$$, if you want to refer to that as hatred on my part, then so be it.
Oddly enough, it was my bud TheRotundOne who you either banned or he voluntarily swore off ever posting here again, that really brought it out into the spotlight about Claimboxxxs lying ways and the frivilous lawsuits for monetary gain that cost him his business relationship with Roger, if you want to refer to that as hatred because I won't let it die, then so be it.
You've got a tough job no doubt, and most of this frivious stuff is no doubt done on your volunteer timesheet, but imho you make it tougher on yourself then it needs to be, you'd be surprised at how well 97% of the posters here can behave and respect each other, even though they certainly disagree at times. As for documented liars, I'd just like to see them go away so that we can enjoy ourselves here.
Threads like BBB picking the P4 last weekend are great, there should be more of them. Threads like Rosethorn and Al sharing their views about their own horses are great to have from the owners perspective, there should be a bunch more of them as I know we have other owners here, they shouldn't have to fear the criticism of one railbird tout who says stuff like you're placing your horse over his head if you go there, or your horses ankles looked pretty bad in the post parade, or you have a pretty poor trainer, there's just no need for all that negative criticism when these folks have invested their heart, souls and wallets into their horses. So far as I can tell, it's just one poster who is still like that and that's Claimboxx. Once upon a time LJ took a ration of crap here about her horses, trainer and jockey from several posters here, but she always seemed to enjoy a good debate, not sure how much it hurt her though, but it was totally unnecessary imho.
But we really don't have room for liars,
ers and guys who call women the C word, in fact I wish we had her back, maybe a trade could be arranged? Am I saying that the threads should all be syrupy sweet with sugar, Hell No, it's just the personal attacks that we don't have room for, and this Claimboxx character has been a chronic abuser here, there and everywhere in the world of racing for many years, and without him here I doubt I'd ever have a bad word to say about anybody. I know I make a lot of posts but trust me, 97% of them are okay, humorous, informational or just typical BS, but it's that 3% of hatred that the moderator seems to zone in on, congrats.
Ohhh sure, I know there are those out there who will confirm that Claimboxx has forgotten more about this game than I'll ever know, gosh I hate that
There ya have it Captain Obvious, jmho.