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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #15 on: August 03, 2011, 02:11:32 am »
You can't please all the people all the time.

Yes, that's very true.

No, it isn't.  :D
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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #16 on: August 03, 2011, 02:23:55 am »
I forgave you way back - it's not good to carry that burden as a Mod. ;)
What burden? Most of the time I do not understand your posts, so it is difficult for me to respond.

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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #17 on: August 03, 2011, 02:33:11 am »
MM - in acknowledging the feedback of all others on this thread except my own. much is communicated which is consistent with previous attitudes.
I misunderstood. I did not see anything in your post that required response.

As I advised, a Mod who greets a member by asking what trouble they are here to cause, and continues to be negative in actions towards that member, should really question whether percieved hostility from members isn't becoming a common theme here in your feedback.
You still holding on to that old thing? Same feedback as I shared with Incognito- maybe we can come to some kind of gentlemen's agreement here? Sometimes I will need to edit or move your posts, often because someone has reported it. I suggest you not take it so personally, or edit yourself on the front end.

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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #18 on: August 03, 2011, 02:36:24 am »
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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #19 on: August 03, 2011, 02:36:31 am »
Incognito, to avoid the perception that I am ignoring you: It is late, and I need some time to chew on your last response.

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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #20 on: August 03, 2011, 02:49:15 am »
You can't please all the people all the time.


Yes, that's very true.


No, it isn't.  :D


This discussion resumes at 1m54s in the video.
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Oh, and sorry if I'm derailing the topic. I just couldn't resist!
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My actions are my only true belongings.
I cannot escape the consequences of my actions.
My actions are the ground on which I stand.
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What would Buddha do?

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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #21 on: August 03, 2011, 03:19:50 am »
MM - in acknowledging the feedback of all others on this thread except my own. much is communicated which is consistent with previous attitudes.
I misunderstood. I did not see anything in your post that required response.

As I advised, a Mod who greets a member by asking what trouble they are here to cause, and continues to be negative in actions towards that member, should really question whether percieved hostility from members isn't becoming a common theme here in your feedback.
You still holding on to that old thing? Same feedback as I shared with Incognito- maybe we can come to some kind of gentlemen's agreement here? Sometimes I will need to edit or move your posts, often because someone has reported it. I suggest you not take it so personally, or edit yourself on the front end.

Perhaps sometimes a PM may be more fruitful than a deletion without comment. Like I said, I forgave that episode long ago, but sometimes appeared from your moderation that you were applying a negative prejudice.   As neither of us is holding onto the past I am delighted to move forwards with positive expectations. ;)

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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #22 on: August 03, 2011, 06:07:54 am »
This discussion resumes at 1m54s in the video.
Oh, and sorry if I'm derailing the topic. I just couldn't resist!

I often think of Monty Python sketches when on FS. :teehee: 

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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #23 on: August 03, 2011, 06:36:32 am »
No, you can't please everyone, it's true, which is why we cultivate the paramitas and follow precepts, do not focus solely on meditation.   

Otherwise Buddha might have saved us all a lot of time and effort & messing about with  prajñā and śīla

I wonder how people get lost on the Noble Threefold Path?   :)
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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #24 on: August 04, 2011, 01:25:13 am »
Incognito, to avoid the perception that I am ignoring you: It is late, and I need some time to chew on your last response.

MM, if anything I sincerely want you to understand that we're not (nor have we ever been) in contention with eachother, at least not from my perspective, where if there was ever irritation or a time when you and I might have felt unease with the other, it was more likely due to a lack of communication in one way or another, a lack of communication that I would like to believe was never intentional on either of our parts.

Of course, this doesn't mean that we've always agreed or disagreed on any particular issue for that matter --- take Yeshe for example, him and I disagree all the time and yet we continue to be close friends.

As you know, Yeshe can be quite disagreeable about disagreeing  :lmfao:

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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2011, 05:42:53 pm »
I suggest that this sort of banter be reserved for private conversations or on the chat.  There you can all sort out who has been offended and/or deleted, moved or otherwise moderated without creating a thread.  "Take it outside", if you will.

MM, I would think that the feedback you are looking for would be better realized with other mods.  I'm sure that you have all come to some agreement regarding the limitations you set for yourselves and the forum itself.  I think it's best for you all to be consistent and therefore you need to set the "mod rules" as a team.

The Monty Python skit rules on its own.

Peace.
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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #26 on: August 08, 2011, 12:36:55 am »
Also great advise, thank you PPB

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Re: Monkey Mind answers questions and is seeking feedback. 
« Reply #27 on: September 03, 2011, 01:30:36 am »
Hey MM

I have to say, I'm glad I'm not a mod! I feel for you!

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