More on Bias

Following up on bias, I just got the funniest e-mail from a banned user. He’s basically complaining that I allow people to say things about his art, but not other arts. Crazy, of course. Posts are removed because they violate our User Guidelines, regardless of what art they are talking about. Anyway, here is half of the e-mail:

…but whenever i say anything like that about karate…my post gets deleted and i get a message about how i violated some guideline. Its funny…it might have something to do with the fact that you yourself train karate. Ill make sure to tell everyone not to join karate forums. Karate is a waste of time…it doesnt help you fight at all..its a joke.

LOL. Too much.

Patrick O'Keefe

Managing online communities since 2000, I publish a collective of websites known as the iFroggy Network. I wrote the book Managing Online Forums and, as a public speaker, have presented for organizations like CNN, institutions like Australian National University and conferences like SXSW. More about me.

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