Fucking maniacs, or, the life and oeuvre of one luckyclone. February 1, 2005 11:49 PM   Subscribe

Fucking maniacs, or, the life and oeuvre of one luckyclone. Though a prior specialist in one-liner snark (rare exceptions), this user hasn't made a coherent comment since December 6.
posted by dhartung to Etiquette/Policy at 11:49 PM (17 comments total)

Is he still at it? I didn't call him out yesterday because I expected Matt to notice and, also, I feared a callout is exactly what he wanted.
posted by Ethereal Bligh at 12:16 AM on February 2, 2005


Haha. Nice eye you two. The things I'd miss...!
posted by scarabic at 12:24 AM on February 2, 2005


I was just noticing this myself. Thanks for collecting the background links, dhartung.
posted by obloquy at 12:41 AM on February 2, 2005


I noticed this person long ago and had him on my "watch this possible bastard" list, but haven't gone back to check on his progress in a while. I banned him, he's pure noise.
posted by mathowie (staff) at 12:53 AM on February 2, 2005


Fucking maniacs...
posted by Quartermass at 7:01 AM on February 2, 2005


Wow, I was just looking up that guy's posting history yesterday for the same thing, nice research dhartung.
posted by jessamyn at 7:26 AM on February 2, 2005


I noticed it, too, and saw someone else mimicking/mocking him (can't remember who) yesterday. I thought about email you, mathowie, but I figured you already knew.
posted by me3dia at 8:45 AM on February 2, 2005


glad someone else noticed. like Ethereal Bligh, i also didn't want to call him out for fear that's what he wanted, and it might have egged him on.

hooray for mathowie!
posted by Igor XA at 9:27 AM on February 2, 2005


And yet there's no hesitation to call out VP_Admin, though that has very likely egged him on.
posted by five fresh fish at 9:44 AM on February 2, 2005


VP_admin is annoying and contentious and has bad breath and deserves a slap on the wrist, but his comments haven't just been stunts. In contrast, I couldn't imagine any other reason that luckyclone was doing what he was doing. It wasn't just that a meta call-out would egg him on, it was that I figured a meta call-out was exactly the reason he was doing it.

I kinda hoped he'd be taken care of without getting the attention he was looking for.
posted by Ethereal Bligh at 10:12 AM on February 2, 2005


my "watch this possible bastard" list

Matt, I really think you should post that list. For... um... for our reading pleasure own protection. You know, community policing, and all that.
posted by goatdog at 11:57 AM on February 2, 2005


Matt doesn't like shitlists. They attract people who like to be on shitlists. (See above.)

I was hesitant myself, because at first I just thought it was one or two similar comments, but then I trawled the posting history and it went all the way to "c" (I suppose I could have waited a few hours to get the "s"!), and I went further just to see if this was a true troll or somebody who'd gone off the rails. Seems to be the latter, but they were hardly adding value to the site as it was. Actually, in the beginning, I was wondering whether it stemmed from a specific incident, or even whether they were all from the same poster (e.g. a nascent in-joke I'd missed).

In the end I posted because I suspected that he may have had individual comments deleted but perhaps even our two intrepid scoutmasters weren't able to see the larger pattern.
posted by dhartung at 12:51 PM on February 2, 2005


What have i just stepped into - the fucking maniac clubhouse?

kidding!
posted by graventy at 2:15 PM on February 2, 2005


I just don't know.
posted by scarabic at 3:16 PM on February 2, 2005


How funny, I had the Nepal thread in a separate tab to make a similar, yet far less rigourously researched MeTa callout on the guy. Variety is the spice of life, this guy needs to find a new macro generator.
posted by billsaysthis at 5:55 PM on February 2, 2005


scarabic wins!
posted by eddydamascene at 6:39 PM on February 2, 2005


Damn hippies.
posted by Wet Spot at 7:31 PM on February 2, 2005


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