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Post Posted May 12th, 2014, 8:43 pm

VanillaMozilla wrote:LoudNoise, did you read what tsunami just wrote?



Yep. The same thing has happened to me at work. When I get home and log in the problem goes away at both places. I have briefly taken control the accounts (with permission) of folks who George has a real screw lose about and solved the problem by logging in from my IP. While I don't maintain that I understand George (but I would like to point out that I find him a fine example of his group and a really charming fellow (really and truly George)) it seems to work.
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Post Posted May 12th, 2014, 8:51 pm

"Crawler".
It won't help you, you know.

He's probably having dinner, gathering his strength for next round.
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Post Posted May 13th, 2014, 4:42 pm

I got ask is "george" a person or some AI like program controlling the forums?? lmao

I had this issue with these forums for YEARS. I just rarely come here unless Mozilla mucked somthing up in FF i can find info about my self

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Post Posted May 13th, 2014, 4:47 pm

George is our resident Gremlin. Not a person, not an AI.
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Post Posted May 14th, 2014, 4:25 pm

So george dont exisist, cause that pretty much makes no sense. If i not person not ai or some forums script running etc.

Either had this issue with these for forums for years and reloading/refreshing browser fixes it Most time this happens when i not logged in and i only log in to post. never seen it happen when loged it but then i dont start logged in on these forums

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Post Posted May 14th, 2014, 4:41 pm

I take it humour and jokes are not your strength?
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Post Posted May 16th, 2014, 6:24 am

There have been George sitings.
It is assumed this is him, description from Zman - George c. Gremlin
However the theory is Kerz established the 'zine with original servers powered by a 1973 Gremlin and though there have been upgrades, a symbiotic relationship seems to continue.

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Post Posted May 16th, 2014, 6:32 am

I like "The zman's" version better than the other, more dangerous one, eL Grumpo.
More in standing with what he does.
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Post Posted May 22nd, 2014, 6:24 pm

If the forum is actually run by a stoned elf, that would explain quite a lot. Including Kerz's avatar.
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Post Posted July 21st, 2014, 12:32 am

I think George ought to change his name to Dan. He could then be nicknamed, 'Dan the ban'. Hmm.. on second thoughts, that might make him really angry.

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Post Posted July 21st, 2014, 1:33 am

Err, considering that George bans folks arbitrarily you might be on danger money now....
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Post Posted January 11th, 2015, 2:41 pm

Just got a ban message! :roll: :wink: :D
HAPPY NEW YEAR George! :lol:

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Post Posted January 24th, 2015, 5:16 pm

It would seem that "George" likes to roam about on other forum hosts too. I signed up for a distro forum once, and was totally IP banned upon creating the 1st account. Admins where nice enough to resolve this.
Seems all forums seem to have a naughty backbone to them, somebody must have forgotten to feed George ;)
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Post Posted January 31st, 2015, 2:38 am

George rejects any attempt to feed him. He prefers dinners on the hoof. You might want to consider a proxy.....
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Post Posted November 9th, 2018, 4:16 am

Apparently George is still grumpy. I was just banned. Fortunately the "anything" workaround worked. Thanks for putting that up front.

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