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Yesterday 07:26 PM
nadalfan2007
Re: Ask MTF Mods

Mods are big hypocrites. They don't ban Slade as long as he doesn't insult them and their favourite players. But I'm the one to restore justice Just follow my twitter.
Yesterday 06:49 PM
Time Violation
Re: Ask MTF Mods

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Originally Posted by RAFAism View Post
Fanboy/fangirl is actual word for such fans but the word tard has come from the word retard which is exactly the same. Search everywhere om internet and all of them shows tard as the acronym for a retard.
I searched for mug and got lots of cups
Yesterday 06:45 PM
Litotes
Re: Ask MTF Mods

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Originally Posted by RAFAism View Post
Fanboy/fangirl is actual word for such fans but the word tard has come from the word retard which is exactly the same. Search everywhere om internet and all of them shows tard as the acronym for a retard.
On this forum the two words are not exactly the same. We have a long tradition for that. Words can be used in different ways in different places. As an example, the first hit you get searching for "Rafa" on google is the footballer Rafael Ferreira Silva, but on this forum we generally don't have to explain that we're talking about another Rafa when using the name.

And btw, an acronym is one letter for each word. So the acronym for European Union is EU. You mean abbreviation.
Yesterday 05:19 PM
Basher
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Any person who is not developmentally disabled, but rather has what is considered normal cognitive faculties but for whatever reason has opted out of using it.
Sounds like a pretty good description to me.
Yesterday 05:11 PM
PerfectAce753
Re: Ask MTF Mods

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Originally Posted by RAFAism View Post
Can someone explain why the use of the word "tard" is even permitted outside ruins? "Tard" is the short form of the word "retard" which is seen as very offensive and going by the rules of the forum about personal attack I see absolutely no valid reason for its allowance. For eg. if I (or someone else) call another member retard directly, its obvious that the post will get deleted and the poster infracted but at the same the tard is overlooked which means the exact same thing.
Are you going to stop using it? I've seen you using the term "tard" to describe fanbases before. In fact very recently, in the same post in which you revealed you'd never heard of Marcelo Rios, further demonstrating your ignorance.
Yesterday 04:59 PM
RAFAism
Re: Ask MTF Mods

Fanboy/fangirl is actual word for such fans but the word tard has come from the word retard which is exactly the same. Search everywhere on internet and all of them shows tard as the acronym for a retard.
Yesterday 04:42 PM
Cloren
Re: Ask MTF Mods

Tards doesn't actually mean retarded though. It's more like an obsessive fanboy/fangirl who can't see beyond his/her favorite player
Yesterday 04:34 PM
RAFAism
Re: Ask MTF Mods

Can someone explain why the use of the word "tard" is even permitted outside ruins? "Tard" is the short form of the word "retard" which is seen as very offensive and going by the rules of the forum about personal attack I see absolutely no valid reason for its allowance. For eg. if I (or someone else) call another member retard directly, its obvious that the post will get deleted and the poster infracted but at the same the tard is overlooked which means the exact same thing.
Yesterday 03:12 PM
Cloren
Re: Ask MTF Mods

Why is there an international subforum lol?
Yesterday 02:46 PM
abraxas21
Re: Ask MTF Mods

There are way too many subforums in GM. Seriously, it's a bit too much.
Yesterday 01:45 PM
Basher
Re: Ask MTF Mods

I mean, is there even a choice besides Zverev? I guess Thiem could be considered but after folding to Djokovic it's kinda meh. Just give Zverev the Honorary award of Tennis Tadpole of the week
Yesterday 01:01 PM
Slasher1985
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Sorry, I've been so busy this week to fit that in. When I have some spare time.
Yesterday 12:06 PM
Tennis4Lyf
Re: Ask MTF Mods

Just realized. Player of the week thread missing for this week. @MWW @Slasher1985 It is already Wednesday.
05-21-2017 08:50 AM
MWW
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Originally Posted by rockrahul View Post
Do you guys think there should be some control over the reputation which a user can give to another poster? I see many seriously misusing it. But I see 70% of my negative/red reputation is coming from nolevalent. If you don't agree then argue or discuss. Whether there should be some checklist/control over this?
you can put such posters on your ignore list so these reps do not show on your UserCP.

We do have control in that if you feel a poster's rep comment is a personal attack, harassment, discriminatory etc. you can report it to us (PM a mod, ideally with a screenshot, and we can deal with it from there)
05-21-2017 05:06 AM
rockrahul
Re: Ask MTF Mods

Do you guys think there should be some control over the reputation which a user can give to another poster? I see many seriously misusing it. But I see 70% of my negative/red reputation is coming from nolevalent. If you don't agree then argue or discuss. Whether there should be some checklist/control over this?
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