FAO Dave and forum users

by chiv30   May 11, 2014  

For everyone suggesting I email Dave for a response on being muted, below is the email I have sent which along with the forum posts and pms he has refused to answer .

I'll let you guys judge how professional this is.

"Dave , this is a simple one which I'm sure you are aware of , due to my pm and forum posts.

Can you please explain ur reasoning behind muting my ability to post on the forums along with northstar?

As I've said elsewhere it's obviously no issue my end as my other account can post and be seen .

Cheers
Chiv"

Surely common courtesy for a "professional" outfit would be to simply respond with a reason ....unless of course there is no valid reason and I am simply muted because people disagree with my opinions , which in my understanding is what a forum is about ...discussion

Let's see if I ever get a response.....after all it's a long season with these sort of posts

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id mute you if i could Tongue...............

posted by Lost faith in t... [119 posts]
11th May 2014 - 12:27

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Ahhh but where would the fun be in that?

Still it seems the admin at least liked your comment Applause Smile

posted by Theinvisiblecyclist [73 posts]
11th May 2014 - 12:41

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After all this time, I would seem that you have been muted, I don't know that officially, but I am guessing that it is a temporary measure and would be reversed. I have no idea, if that is the case, I would have banned the account rather than muting.

I would point you towards these three threads for you to read your own comments and see if that is the kind of conduct that the owners of this site really want on their forums?

http://road.cc/content/forum/115390-gent-wevelgem-flanders-fields
http://road.cc/content/forum/115438-deep-breath-everyone
http://road.cc/content/forum/115405-picking-riders-break-after-race-had-...

There are opinions and then there is going on and on and on over the same issue once the official comment has been made.

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posted by Gkam84 [8668 posts]
11th May 2014 - 12:49

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Gkam84 wrote:
After all this time, I would seem that you have been muted, I don't know that officcut I am guessing that it is a temporary measure and would be reversed. I have no idea, if that is the case, I would have banned the account rather than muting.

I would point you towards these three threads for you to read your own comments and see if that is the kind of conduct that the owners of this site really want on their forums?

http://road.cc/content/forum/115390-gent-wevelgem-flanders-fields
http://road.cc/content/forum/115438-deep-breath-everyone
http://road.cc/content/forum/115405-picking-riders-break-after-race-had-...

There are opinions and then there is going on and on and on over the same issue once the official comment has been made.

I'd suggest the banning of a premium account without an explanation would be a legally grey area considering no actual rules have been breached.

I'n regards to the threads you have posted , again no rules were breached just one person's opinion on the shady goings on by a number of ppl affiliated/ running the site .

As for what the owners want , I'd think it was a professional outfit where customer service is relevant to a prosperous business model, surely as a businessman yourself you would see that?

But again I have to thank you for at least contributing to this even though you can't do anything about it.

Of course the simple resolution would be for Dave to respond privately or publicly to actually provide the issue behind the muting of the account , once that happened the matter would be resolved as that's all that has been requested

posted by Theinvisiblecyclist [73 posts]
11th May 2014 - 13:03

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Gkam84 wrote:
After all this time, I would seem that you have been muted, I don't know that officcut I am guessing that it is a temporary measure and would be reversed. I have no idea, if that is the case, I would have banned the account rather than muting.

I would point you towards these three threads for you to read your own comments and see if that is the kind of conduct that the owners of this site really want on their forums?

There are opinions and then there is going on and on and on over the same issue once the official comment has been made.

I'd suggest the banning of a premium account without an explanation would be a legally grey area considering no actual rules have been breached.

I'n regards to the threads you have posted , again no rules were breached just one person's opinion on the shady goings on by a number of ppl affiliated/ running the site .

As for what the owners want , I'd think it was a professional outfit where customer service is relevant to a prosperous business model, surely as a businessman yourself you would see that?

But again I have to thank you for at least contributing to this even though you can't do anything about it.

Of course the simple resolution would be for Dave to respond privately or publicly to actually provide the issue behind the muting of the account , once that happened the matter would be resolved as that's all that has been requested

posted by Theinvisiblecyclist [73 posts]
11th May 2014 - 13:04

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People muted recently include:

chiv30: deliberate trolling
northstar: objectionable language

our professional responsibility is to all users, and to making sure road.cc is an attractive place for all users. we can, and will, take action to ensure that it remains that.

so far as we're aware access to the forum is free, and there are no premium members to it.

posted by roadcc_admin [1259 posts]
11th May 2014 - 13:22

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I think this is where you are getting a little confused.

You can have a forum account without being part of the fantasy game, these are not connected.

Premium players pay for the game, not the forum. So the professional part you refer to would come into effect regards the game, shop and maybe the reviewing parts.

Blogs, forum and the news stories are where like minded people get the opportunity to discuss, have opinions and comment. These in my eyes are two separate entities. I would say in those threads you were sailing close to the wind with some of the comments.

I do understand where you are coming from, requesting an official explanation.

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posted by Gkam84 [8668 posts]
11th May 2014 - 13:23

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roadcc_admin wrote:
... our professional responsibility is to all users...

Is this Dave? Thinking

Vive Le Road.cc Fantasy Cycling Game!

posted by enrique [1496 posts]
11th May 2014 - 13:35

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roadcc_admin wrote:
People muted recently include:

chiv30: deliberate trolling
northstar: objectionable language

our professional responsibility is to all users, and to making sure road.cc is an attractive place for all users. we can, and will, take action to ensure that it remains that.

so far as we're aware access to the forum is free, and there are no premium members to it.

Tyvm can you please mail me to point out where this was and if the ban is permanent or not ( however I think it's in relation to mooleurs rant which if you read it you would see she took it as intended and wasn't upset over it)

However I'd still appreciate the exact posting and length of ban , cheers Smile

posted by Theinvisiblecyclist [73 posts]
11th May 2014 - 13:56

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Gkam84 wrote:
I think this is where you are getting a little confused.

You can have a forum account without being part of the fantasy game, these are not connected.

Premium players pay for the game, not the forum. So the professional part you refer to would come into effect regards the game, shop and maybe the reviewing parts.

Blogs, forum and the news stories are where like minded people get the opportunity to discuss, have opinions and comment. These in my eyes are two separate entities. I would say in those threads you were sailing close to the wind with some of the comments.

I do understand where you are coming from, requesting an official explanation.

Again I appreciate your response and yes possibly was confused about payment, however as you stated forum is for discussion close to the wind or not .

Anyway part of my request is answered so once the ban length and post have been sent to me the matter is resolved Smile

posted by Theinvisiblecyclist [73 posts]
11th May 2014 - 14:00

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