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Response to Chemisse (Reply #140)

Mon Aug 17, 2015, 06:41 PM

143. I've been on juries before where posters were goaded into angry replies,

then, apparently, attempted to remove their inappropriate comment at the same time as they were being jurified.

Once, I remember that an alerted poster simply self-deleted and no Jury Results ever came back on that one, so I assumed the person never got any Hide (they are still a member).

Another time that I was serving on a jury, an alerted poster got caught in exactly the same situation as 1StrongBlackMan, evidently having edited while the jury was still out, but the Jury Results voted to leave that one alone anyway, even tho I could tell by the other jurors' explanations that they'd read the exact same offensive comment that I'd been given to evaluate. When I went back to the thread to look after it was all over with, the poster had edited their comment while they were being jurified, judging by the times shown. That person just got lucky that the jury didn't hide it, unlike 1StrongBlackMan.

Since Skinner has advised that we get "hard-assed" when making our jury decisions, earlier this year, I had been taking that advice to heart, but on this particular jury, I didn't know whether 1StrongBlackMan was nearing a time-out with too many Hides and I simply did not want to be responsible for forcing him into limbo.

The suggestions made in that sub-thread were serious allegations and enough to rile up even the most mild-mannered member. I remember Hamden Rice and I, myself, certainly wouldn't want to be accused of being him.


Here's a quote from Skinner, in ATA back at the end of May:

"People on juries should vote to hide the divisive flamebaity crap. Get hard-assed. Stop cutting the jerks any slack."

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1259&pid=7980

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