Can you please tell me why I was banned

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07 Oct, 2011 12:58 AM


I am curious as to why I was BoJo'd (banned) from Daily Kos.

I didn't have a hidden comment, my mojo was five bars, and yet I was banned with absolutely no explanation or warning. Honestly, I am not sure what I did wrong. Can you please direct me to the comment or comments that got me banned and the reasoning therein.

Honestly, I was surprised and shocked that this happened.

Anyhow, I would appreciate a reason for this and why it was done without a warning or notice.


Jon Segall
aka volleyboy1

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  1. Support Staff 31 Posted by elfling on 11 Oct, 2011 04:07 AM

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    Also, I realize that in real-time it's been four days... but with our small team, weekend helpdesk coverage by staff is skeletal. I realize it's inconvenient, but my family does like to interact with me now and then. :-)

  2. 32 Posted by Paul in San Fra... on 11 Oct, 2011 04:12 AM

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    Yeah, because we wouldn't want to disrupt a really good conversation about those Nazi-like Israelis by pointing out how offensive it is to use that comparison.

  3. 33 Posted by volleyboy1 on 11 Oct, 2011 04:22 AM

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    Thank you for your repsonse at least. I am not sure what I see is ban worthy there and I think that comment is quite mild comapared to 90% of other adversarial comments but, hey, that is Markos' decision.

    If it is temporary I will be happy to respectfully ask for reinstatement, if it is permanent I would ask if this is not about sides, then how come my relatively minor comment gets me banned while ZOG comments (Robert Naiman today), assholish snark far worse than anything I said (mizner and friends) .doesn't even get a glance?

    But, in any event thank you for at least starting to address this.


  4. Support Staff 34 Posted by elfling on 11 Oct, 2011 06:00 AM

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    This is the thread in question:

    and I understand kos has responded to you privately.

  5. elfling closed this discussion on 11 Oct, 2011 06:00 AM.

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