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  • gmcmangmcman Posts: 855
    vmaxer wrote: »
    Good morning Forum Members,

    This is Ken Carter from Polk Audio HQ. I am the Website Support Specialist for Polk Audio and Definitive Technology. Also, I get the escalated Forum issues from Ken Swauger. I am your bridge between the Forum community and the rest of the team here at Sound United.



    So there is no confusion, here is what will take place if something like this happens in the future.

    1st offense - 30 day ban
    2nd offense - lifetime ban


    Ken

    2nd offence = lifetime ban seems way overkill to me unless it is really bad?? No warnings, 2 offences an gone forever. Is there a time-frame on the 2 offences?

    I agree with the fact the rules of conduct should be enforced. I'm also with vmaxer on there should be some warnings if things start to "appear" to get heated.

    A good debate without some emojis can look like a fight, but really isn't much different than a group of us sitting in a room debating a topic....it's just that type-written paragraphs don't portray the whole story since there's no emotions involved, or facial expressions.

    Again, I agree with the involvement so glad you are here to keep things in check.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 8,454
    edited May 30
    Hoffman forums forbids DBT debates B)
    Instant ban :)
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 38,300
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    Hoffman forums forbids DBT debates B)
    Instant ban :)

    I have suggested a ban on DBT talk here based on how well that works at Hoffman.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,380
    edited May 30
    Okay I will show my ignorance, what is DBT?? Double Blind Testing??
    Death Grip...
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 14,939
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Okay I will show my ignorance, what is DBT??

    Double Blind Testing
    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 8,454
    edited May 30
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Okay I will show my ignorance, what is DBT?? Double Blind Testing??

    It means...
    All those bad@$$ mods you've done, doesn't improve a thing ;) :D B)
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 8,707
    msg wrote: »
    When did you get a raise?
    Nightfall wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    tonyb wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Can I curse in this thread?

    Only if you put a 20 in the swear jar.... ;)

    Well....there goes a weeks pay.....

    When did you start working as a cook? ;)

    I curse in bulk. $20 X (at minimum) 300 times a day.
    Dumb drivers....
    Kids playing in the street.....
    That dude eyeballin' me from his front porch......
    Stupid bird on that fencepost....
    Pothole in the middle of nowhere Indiana backwoods "road" that they built out of gravel and dust......
    Chickens that run too fast.....

    Y'all see what I'm getting at?


    And thanks Mr. Ken for stepping in and saying "HI". It's a great forum with lots of friends and great ideas. I travel most of the country meeting up with a lot of the Polk Folks here.
    It's more than just audio here. It's family......
    Write that on a post-it note and stick it on your monitor screen.

  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 8,707
    edited May 30
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Okay I will show my ignorance, what is DBT?? Double Blind Testing??

    It means...
    All those bad@$$ mods you've done, doesn't improve a thing ;) :D B)

    Right there, Ron!...stop picking on Larry. He's been through a lot lately. He tries his best to tweak the living snot! out of those speakers.....
    ENcourage.....not DIScourage... ;)
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 8,454
    edited May 30
    F1nut wrote: »
    It's more than just audio here. It's family......
    Write that on a post-it note and stick it on your monitor screen.

    Well put. That is a fact that some folks either don't understand or don't care about and the reason why some folks get a massive backlash when they step out of line.

    Color me blind Jesse, but where did you quote the "family" from?

    Because it's the truth!!!!
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 1,280
    tonyb wrote: »
    like Charlie Brown....I'll get a rock at best.
    Come on man, get your own short, pithy expression, stop stealing mine! :smiley:

    I only have one question...what's a tweeter? And can we get a new background? And can we have a wider text area? It's as if the actual area for our threads was meant for an old 800x600 CRT monitor and then it was overlaid onto a modern sized page that has a background picture which takes up 50% of the page.

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  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 5,748


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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 8,707
    edited May 30
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    It's more than just audio here. It's family......
    Write that on a post-it note and stick it on your monitor screen.

    Well put. That is a fact that some folks either don't understand or don't care about and the reason why some folks get a massive backlash when they step out of line.

    Color me blind Jesse, but where did you quote the "family" from?

    Because it's the truth!!!!

    I don't fly down to Texas twice a year just to hear a pair of speakagers......
    Just sayin'.... B)

    But yeah.....
    Jesse rarely quotes me.......
    Jerk
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 8,454
    lightman1 wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    It's more than just audio here. It's family......
    Write that on a post-it note and stick it on your monitor screen.

    Well put. That is a fact that some folks either don't understand or don't care about and the reason why some folks get a massive backlash when they step out of line.

    Color me blind Jesse, but where did you quote the "family" from?

    Because it's the truth!!!!

    I don't fly down to Texas twice a year just to hear a pair of speakagers......
    Just sayin'.... B)

    But yeah.....
    Jesse rarely quotes me.......
    Jerk

    :'( :'(
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 8,707
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    It's more than just audio here. It's family......
    Write that on a post-it note and stick it on your monitor screen.

    Well put. That is a fact that some folks either don't understand or don't care about and the reason why some folks get a massive backlash when they step out of line.

    Color me blind Jesse, but where did you quote the "family" from?

    Because it's the truth!!!!

    I don't fly down to Texas twice a year just to hear a pair of speakagers......
    Just sayin'.... B)

    But yeah.....
    Jesse rarely quotes me.......
    Jerk

    :'( :'(

    I'll stab you with a paint brush.... :D
  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 5,748


    The traveling family member look, out Cincinnati here's what to expect when our beloved member stops by for a visit and a bite to eat.
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 8,454
    lightman1 wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    It's more than just audio here. It's family......
    Write that on a post-it note and stick it on your monitor screen.

    Well put. That is a fact that some folks either don't understand or don't care about and the reason why some folks get a massive backlash when they step out of line.

    Color me blind Jesse, but where did you quote the "family" from?

    Because it's the truth!!!!

    I don't fly down to Texas twice a year just to hear a pair of speakagers......
    Just sayin'.... B)

    But yeah.....
    Jesse rarely quotes me.......
    Jerk

    :'( :'(

    I'll stab you with a paint brush.... :D

    RESPECT THE PAINT BRUSH...or peril, you swag >:)
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 8,707
    gudnoyez wrote: »


    The traveling family member look, out Cincinnati here's what to expect when our beloved member stops by for a visit and a bite to eat.

    I just show up and never leave. I know where you live, Steve.
  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 3,371
    Sorry
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 9,405
    gudnoyez wrote: »


    Here it's all about the Fam B)

    Baby steps. :)
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  • Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Okay I will show my ignorance, what is DBT?? Double Blind Testing??

    that is what the Government wants you to believe. Actually it means;

    "Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioral treatment that was originally developed to treat chronically suicidal individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and it is now recognized as the gold standard psychological treatment for this population."

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  • Thank you all for responding and sharing your thoughts. I have already been in touch with a few of you about changes and clearing things up.

    This is a community and a family. We may have disagreements about how certain things should be run but at the end of the day if everyone respects everyone else then there won't be any issues.

    @Hermitism I have noted the background and that is going to be changed again back to something that is a little less bright.

    The punishments may seem harsh but if everyone respects each other and doesn't personally attack them or their views everything will work out just fine.

    Again, feel free to reach out to me with any issues you have or comments.
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 8,112
    tonyb wrote: »
    I have issues....least the wife says so. Don't think you want to hear about those though. :)

    take the blue pill...
    sorry couldn't resist alley oop
  • tonybtonyb Posts: 27,811
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    tonyb wrote: »
    I have issues....least the wife says so. Don't think you want to hear about those though. :)

    take the blue pill...
    sorry couldn't resist alley oop

    LOL, to tell the truth, I was expecting that from Russ.
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 8,707
    tonyb wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    tonyb wrote: »
    I have issues....least the wife says so. Don't think you want to hear about those though. :)

    take the blue pill...
    sorry couldn't resist alley oop

    LOL, to tell the truth, I was expecting that from Russ.

    He beat me to it. I was up in the bucket.
    Credit to Big I with the jab.....good man. :p
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 38,300
    The X factor
    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


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