Debate:Block MC permanently?

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Because it's the only way to stop you all arguing. The only thing MC does is get people disagreeing over the exact way to tell him to fuck off. It isn't worth it. Move on.

I don't expect many people to agree with me. I think this proposal is doomed. But hey it has to be worth a try. -- =w= 23:48, 28 January 2010 (UTC)

Yes, block him[edit]

Votes: 14
  • -- =w= 23:48, 28 January 2010 (UTC)
  • (or unbin him and make him a sysop like everybody else)TheoryOfPractice (talk) 23:48, 28 January 2010 (UTC)
  • I was in the "Eh, whatever" crowd for a while. I've changed my mind. Aboriginal Noise with 4 M's and a silent Q 23:50, 28 January 2010 (UTC)
  • I'd say block. It's clear that this thing doesn't happen lightly, and he himself has clearly stated his intentions here. It's one thing to be welcoming of dissenting views, but quite another to defend randomly biting people as being freedom of expression. --ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 23:53, 28 January 2010 (UTC)
  • What Concernedresident said. AnarchoGoon Swatting Assflys is how I earn my living 23:53, 28 January 2010 (UTC)
Yes, please block me. Because my host of very transparant socks wouldn't be able to continue to get over the ban, unlike the way they presently and with great ease, do. I admire the sheer arrogance if nothing else, of your delusions of having an ability to get rid of me by mere force alone. I will not go anywhere until someone displays superior wit or intellect in the face of my catastrophic denunciations. OMG (talk) 00:10, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Block or bin, whatever. Same for socks as they appear. --Kels (talk) 01:08, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Mei is agreeable. Marcus is TK without any connection to CP, and thus even less interesting. Block the "NINJA PHILOSOPHER SOCK ARMY" as necessary, or at least stop letting people unbin the things. ~ Kupochama[1][2] 02:23, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • I am not sufficiently demoted enough to really weigh in, but there's only so much "whining pussy" that I can put up with. I am an Army sergeant after all. This crybaby should have been kicked to the curb a while ago, but I've been damping my temper because of the tone of this Wiki and the philosophy we are supposed to embrace here. That said, boot his ass, burn his sock drawer, and let's move on from there. The Foxhole Atheist (talk) 02:31, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Block the bitter twisted idiot. yummy Toast&  honey(or marmalade) 02:53, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • [If it were only really possible to ignore him.] Šţěŗĭļė wedgie 02:55, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Block him and his socks, and burn every edit. I recommend this little script which will hide the edit by marking it as a bot edit in addition to reverting. -- Nx / talk 11:07, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • I'm gone now, but seriously its silly to keep him. He says he's a troll, he's not going to add anything, why is he here? I don't really want to be here if someone like him is allowed to just do what he pleases because some people find it amusing. --Seantalk 15:11, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Hopefully this will be the only time I vote thus (unless we vote for TK too), but really MC has no redeeming features that make it worthwhile keeping him around. Even his bleating hasn't changed, nor does it make sense. Plus, it only gives rise to other people having a HCM when people dare to object to MC's actions. We're better off without him. And TK. --PsygremlinPrata! 16:31, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
  • OK, if it puts a stop to this nonsense. Block MC & obvious sock accounts, but don't permablock IPs - just vandal-bin ones he's used regularly, & issue shorter blocks (a week, a month, etc.) when he posts from them. WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 16:41, 30 January 2010 (UTC)

No, don't block him[edit]

Votes: 7

Personally I find the MC saga one of RW's better points. He's pretty impotent now, only the very new get sucked in to his traps and it's part of the daily lulz to see the various ploys he comes up with. He has become our court jester, each moan, each winge, each petty complaint adding to the rich variety that is RW. Having said this I do not support unbinning him or, worse still, sysopping him; he needs the constraints to produce his best work. Jack Hughes (talk) 23:54, 28 January 2010 (UTC)

It is kinda funny. He definitaly stays in the bin at least. Acei9 23:57, 28 January 2010 (UTC)

In the bin. Binbinbinbin in perpetuity.--Tom Moorefiat justitia 23:58, 28 January 2010 (UTC)

Thought we already had this discussion a few months ago. I guess no one here can resist feeding the troll(I again apologize for the child molester comment). No need to off him, then he can just martyr himself.--Thanatos (talk) 03:56, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
Don't feed the troll, ignore the prick, and let life move on. When he posts, feed no attention to him. Ta-fuckin'-da ĵ₳¥ášÇ♠ʘ sysop and 'crat! (does it matter?) 04:06, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

He is funny. Don't block him. --Earthland (talk) 07:25, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

Gadflies, no matter how badly or universally they are hated, can be good for a community. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 07:27, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

Can you cite an example of this particular gadfly being good for the community? WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 08:06, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
Anytime any of you make a lame joke and don't feel instantly sorry for existing, I am there to remind you that your presence on this earth is a luxury. I am here to remind you that you are inherently superflous. I am here to remind you that none of you are special. This is why you need me. 86.40.105.122 (talk) 09:05, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

Troll Ignore him! Troll[edit]

Votes: 3
  • If you ignore him, he will leave! (Maybe.) Corry (talk) 01:19, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • This. --Worm(t | c) 09:13, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Emphatically this. Bondurant (talk) 10:33, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

Suggestion[edit]

Would it be possible to set up a block/bin/cage that would only allow a troll to edit their own user page & talk page (& at the vandal bin rate of twice an hour)? It would make him much easier to ignore. WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 13:37, 31 January 2010 (UTC)

Why not just do what WP does then, block, but allow edits on own talk page? The problem is that if the vb becomes too restrictive he will just evade it. -- Nx / talk 13:45, 31 January 2010 (UTC)
But that's going to the problem with any kind of block or ban or binning we come up with. There's nothing we can do that can't be evaded. If the troll can edit their user/talk page semi-regularly, & we do the same with any sock accounts when it becomes apparent who they are, then they can vent & just be ignored, or we might be able to pick up on if we've blocked a non-troll account in error. But if they're confined to their userspace and not restricted to two edits per hour, then they could still flood recent changes with attention-seeking spam. I think the two things together (confine to userspace & vandal bin) would be the best way to go. WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 14:01, 31 January 2010 (UTC)

Goat[edit]

Votes: 2