Animated GIFs in GM - Page 4 - MensTennisForums.com

MensTennisForums.com

MenstennisForums.com is the premier Men's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!

View Poll Results: Should the use of large animated gifs in GM be banned?

Yes, they're really annoying 32 56.14%
No, they're fine, stop nannying us 17 29.82%
Don't care either way 4 7.02%
Tennis wins 4 7.02%
Voters: 57. You may not vote on this poll

Closed Thread

Old 07-01-2012, 08:10 PM   #46
country flag scoobs
Anastasia Komananov, KGB
 
scoobs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Age: 36
Posts: 53,499
scoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond reputescoobs has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

I started a thread to ask what people in general thought about an issue that is generating a lot of reported posts.

I'm not calling anyone a mug. People are free to draw their own conclusions on that, and other matters.
scoobs is offline View My Blog!  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 07-01-2012, 08:38 PM   #47
country flag out_here_grindin
Registered User
 
out_here_grindin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: San Antonio,TX
Posts: 10,644
out_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond reputeout_here_grindin has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hian View Post
so many haters.

Gifs are pretty funny, honestly, but everyone is entitled to have his own opinion and his way to express it. Just put people who use GIFs in ignore list.

I don't like people who say mug, but I don't open a thread to state this. And I am shocked some staff member do it.

A "bye bitch" pocahontas after every result is not humor.
__________________
Paradorn Srichaphan
Kei Nishikori, Donald Young, Somdev Devvarman, Dustin Brown, Steve Johnson, Yannick Maden
Robert Farah, Clement Reix, Alexander Dolgopolov, Nathan Thompson


Follow college tennis here.. (I am the user Clemson_tennis)
out_here_grindin is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-01-2012, 08:46 PM   #48
country flag BigJohn
Banned!
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 10,825
BigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

So this is a freedom of speech issue? God...
BigJohn is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-01-2012, 09:29 PM   #49
country flag PedroMarquess
Registered User
 
PedroMarquess's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Age: 22
Posts: 1,741
PedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond reputePedroMarquess has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Save them

PedroMarquess is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-01-2012, 10:21 PM   #50
country flag Hian-GOAT
Banned!
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 4,019
Hian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond reputeHian-GOAT has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

And LMAO at people who say that a gif makes a thread slower.
It's not. People insult each other on this board, there are some racist users and so on, and a gif doesn't change anyone's life, I hope.

They are funny, honestly. Even when I put some with "bye bitch" is obvious I do it for make people laugh. Some people laugh, like messages and goodreps sent to me show, but others don't. But this is something that happens for every fuc*ing thing in our society: some people like, some don't.

Don't strip away the gifs, please.
Hian-GOAT is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-01-2012, 10:24 PM   #51
country flag Sofonda Cox
Banned!
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: STD clinic
Posts: 8,745
Sofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond reputeSofonda Cox has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

What sort of fools are reporting gifs I know posters like Hian (hi above ) are tools, but gifs don't hurt anyone
Sofonda Cox is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 12:09 AM   #52
country flag Orka_n
Banned!
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 17,006
Orka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond reputeOrka_n has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Hian is telling all the people not enjoying his gifs to basically go screw themselves, so ignore his input in this thread please.

GIFs should only be used on special occassions. I would not ban gifs per se, but instead ban posters overusing them (since it becomes forum disruption).
Orka_n is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 12:14 AM   #53
country flag Jimnik
Registered User
 
Jimnik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Here
Posts: 20,785
Jimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond reputeJimnik has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Quote:
Originally Posted by GSMnadal View Post
Just permaban Hian.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gustavo Kuerten View Post
I agree with banning Hian.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roger the Dodger View Post
Just ban Hian and peace will resume.
This.
Jimnik is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 12:40 AM   #54
country flag Mjau!
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 4,525
Mjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond reputeMjau! has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Snowwy View Post
So until we feed the people in Africa, the rest of the world cannot advance? You should tell all the scientists in the world they can't try to change anything until they feed people in Africa.

PS. That is how ridiculous your argument is.
I agree with Snowie. We should ban gifs in GM for the advancement of mankind (on MTF)!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Groove View Post
Ya know, you don't have to click on the links. Ignore list is another option.

Just another restriction on freedom of speech, just another instance of the Bourgeoisie restricting the actions of the Proletariat, what else is new.

Just get over it, Jesus. There are people starving in Africa, people working for 33 cents an hour in Chinese sweatshops and we are complaining about gifs?

How about some fucking perspective?

Last edited by Mjau! : 07-02-2012 at 01:22 AM.
Mjau! is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 01:04 AM   #55
country flag leng jai
Registered User
 
leng jai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Oxford (at heart) #muppet
Age: 27
Posts: 20,735
leng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Groove View Post
Ya know, you don't have to click on the links. Ignore list is another option.

Just another restriction on freedom of speech, just another instance of the Bourgeoisie restricting the actions of the Proletariat, what else is new.

Just get over it, Jesus. There are people starving in Africa, people working for 33 cents an hour in Chinese sweatshops and we are complaining about gifs?

How about some fucking perspective?
Oh god, another pathetic attempt by JG to against the majority and get on his high horse. This comparison is ridiculous even by your standards. Trust you to bring up that tripe in a thread like this.

I said weeks ago Hian should be banned and or asked to stop spamming those lame gifs. I can't remember how many times GM has had Hian as the lost poster in about 10 threads in a row all with identical posts...
__________________
WARNING: This signature may contain extreme traces of bullying and glory hunting

TOMMY HASS
0 slams () and 0 finals
0 consecutive weeks at world no. 1
0 consecutive Laureus World Sports Awards
0 times qualified for YEC
3-13 H2H against Rogi Featherer
0-5 H2H against Rafito Nadal
Career low ranking: 1,241 (26.06.1995)
0 fake mullets flaunted in Roland Garros finals.
1 first name in common with Tommy Robredo
leng jai is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 01:22 AM   #56
country flag Chase Visa
Registered User
 
Chase Visa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Age: 20
Posts: 4,985
Chase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond reputeChase Visa has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Solution - on the signup page, ask them what their favourite version of tennis is. Profit.
__________________
RIP Henry Chinaski. A true MTF legend
Chase Visa is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 01:30 AM   #57
country flag Topspindoctor
Banned!
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Sen'jin Village
Age: 30
Posts: 18,514
Topspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Should be considered as forum disruption. I am tired of several posters downright spamming gifs, they should be temp banned at least.
Topspindoctor is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 01:40 AM   #58
country flag Kiedis
Registered User
 
Kiedis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 6,561
Kiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond reputeKiedis has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Quote:
Originally Posted by tripwires View Post
I don't care about the gifs except for when Hian posts the same stupid 'bye bitch' Pocahontas gif 83275287548584134978239572 times.

I suggest he receives an infraction for forum disruption.
__________________
Free Edward Snowden | Free Brad Manning | Free SDG | Free CD

God is killing me
Kiedis is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 01:40 AM   #59
country flag BigJohn
Banned!
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 10,825
BigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond reputeBigJohn has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

To the people defending Hian, you are defending this:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hian View Post
I posted Got banned a year ago for several reasons, and I am now here to troll as a crazy
BigJohn is offline View My Blog!  
Old 07-02-2012, 01:42 AM   #60
country flag Mae
GOTHIC PRINCESS
 
Mae's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Between a rock and a hard place.
Posts: 34,569
Mae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond reputeMae has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Animated GIFs in GM

Quote:
Originally Posted by PedroMarquess View Post
Save them

Now something like this is cute and I see no harm in it at all. And I seriously doubt that anyone would post this in GM. Although some posters might indeed think GM needs saved But this is the only cute gif I have seen! Most have been nasty!
__________________
“I have a, shall we say, morbid personality.”
― Novala Takemoto, Missin' (Novel)
Mae is offline View My Blog!  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios