I'll keep it simple. Lately there has been a rash of topics going astray. If you enter a discussion, keep it a discussion, on topic and not a personal conversation best done in chat or IM. You know who you are! Get together and annoy each other, not everyone else!!
The reason for me posting this? Well, I'm a mod, but not too active lately. Let's just say life is too short for this B.S. And I'm sure that those mods who have been stepping up (Suzanne, Dustin, Andrew and Ozzy) would agree with me. They have had the unfair burden of dealing with this kookiness lately and I'm offering my 2.5 cents in support.
I'm sure the offenders may want to post their rants, whinings, complaints and 'free speech' baloney here. Go ahead and make the mods day. We'll just ignore you. It may be best if you just heed the advice given to you...over, and over, and over again. We don't want to think you're sniveling pains in the behind, really. Just stop this garbage and all will be well.
As to the thoughtful majority of members here, you know this doesn't apply to you, so no need to waste your time responding. Your valued input is always welcome.