I actually don't like the "permabanned" avatar swap

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Quite frankly when a person is banned, they lose all their rights. I say they just aren't lucky that the mods aren't cruel enough to replace a person's profile with a big giant phallus.

Also for a minute i thought that one person had just gone on a giant rant with himself from all the avatar pics being no cat until i read the names above the avatars.

...I'm honestly just posting to see if I get a Grumpy Cat avatar.

And I agree, you'd have to do something pretty against the rules to get permabanned.

EDIT: I was not disappointed. :D

I agree it is kinda demeaning, but then again if you're gonna push the mods, don't expect no retaliation.

Biodeamon:
I say they just aren't lucky that the mods aren't cruel enough to replace a person's profile with a big giant phallus.

I'm fairly sure that would be breaking their own code of conduct, lol.

Off Topic: Why the hell are everyone's avatars a picture of a stoic cat?!

Th37thTrump3t:
Off Topic: Why the hell are everyone's avatars a picture of a stoic cat?!

Grumpy cat, it's grumpy cat. And we're all pretty grumpy over the permabanned avatar, so this is our sign of protest. I see you joined us.

I'm not even remotely interested in the thread topic, I just wanted a Grump Cat avatar.

I was not disappointed.

DoPo:

Th37thTrump3t:
Off Topic: Why the hell are everyone's avatars a picture of a stoic cat?!

Grumpy cat, it's grumpy cat. And we're all pretty grumpy over the permabanned avatar, so this is our sign of protest. I see you joined us.

I did? Oh well it seems I have. Well, umm... No permaban avatar... rah?

I'm not very good at this whole protest thing, so I'll see my way out.

Th37thTrump3t:

DoPo:

Th37thTrump3t:
Off Topic: Why the hell are everyone's avatars a picture of a stoic cat?!

Grumpy cat, it's grumpy cat. And we're all pretty grumpy over the permabanned avatar, so this is our sign of protest. I see you joined us.

I did? Oh well it seems I have. Well, umm... No permaban avatar... rah?

I'm not very good at this whole protest thing, so I'll see my way out.

Well, you could also be protesting for the premaban avatar. Or for changing it. All the protests just have grumpy cat as their mascot.

DoPo:

Th37thTrump3t:

DoPo:

Grumpy cat, it's grumpy cat. And we're all pretty grumpy over the permabanned avatar, so this is our sign of protest. I see you joined us.

I did? Oh well it seems I have. Well, umm... No permaban avatar... rah?

I'm not very good at this whole protest thing, so I'll see my way out.

Well, you could also be protesting for the premaban avatar. Or for changing it. All the protests just have grumpy cat as their mascot.

I still don't think I would be the best for this little group. I don't even know what this permaban avatar is.

Th37thTrump3t:

DoPo:

Th37thTrump3t:
I did? Oh well it seems I have. Well, umm... No permaban avatar... rah?

I'm not very good at this whole protest thing, so I'll see my way out.

Well, you could also be protesting for the premaban avatar. Or for changing it. All the protests just have grumpy cat as their mascot.

I still don't think I would be the best for this little group. I don't even know what this permaban avatar is.

Well you could protest against the protests - just an idea.

But for the record, it's this:

image

permaban avatar what does it matter your banned... permenently
do i need a different avater to post here?

oooh it changed automatically that makes it easier. i am now grumpy just like the rest although my original avatar was pretty grumpy maytbe moreso than the cat.

I for one, am keeping my grumpy cat avatar forever and ever.

I suggest as many others as possible do the same.

It's certainly more well-behaved than my cat, let me tell you.

Also, I think a picture of an ASCII gravestone would work better as a permabanned avatar.

DoPo:

Th37thTrump3t:

DoPo:

Well, you could also be protesting for the premaban avatar. Or for changing it. All the protests just have grumpy cat as their mascot.

I still don't think I would be the best for this little group. I don't even know what this permaban avatar is.

Well you could protest against the protests - just an idea.

But for the record, it's this:

image

That's actually pretty damn funny. I'mma go with the "They deserve the fuck out of that" crowd.

Jodan:
oooh it changed automatically that makes it easier. i am now grumpy just like the rest although my original avatar was pretty grumpy maytbe moreso than the cat.

The grumpy cat pic is only for this thread. You still have to change your avatar for the other posts

OH GOD I CLICKED THE BUTTON.

I wanted to be cool with a cat avatar too what is GOING ON?!

Persoanlly, I think the permaban avatar is something I'd do. That is, something I'd do for a petty attempt for a laugh. Though I admit, I do get a bit of smug satisfaction when I see people who were acting like complete brats get nailed with it.

On the topic of losing our avatars to the new grumpy new cat overlords, well....

Oh dear god the cat is everywhere!

Why is everyone's avatar the same? Am I missing something here?

Also, I wasn't aware your avatar gets swapped with that permabanned GIF when you get banned now.

EDIT: Holy shit! I'm a grumpy cat now too. >:3

I can haz grumpy cat avatar? YEY!

I think it's okay, you have to have done some serious shit in order to be permabanned, it's lighthearted fun for the civilized community.

TopazFusion:

torno:
I feel pretty dumb for asking this, what is it from?
The GIF that they use, I honestly don't know what it is, is it from a movie or something?

It's a clip from an old TV series called 21 Jump Street.

In fact, it's actually a young Johnny Depp doing the slapping.

Wow, that is some of the worst dialog I've heard in years... I'd blame it on "it was the 80s", and they were trying to sound hip... but... my brain is trying to claw it's way out of my skull now... >.<

So if I post in this thread do I get the Grump Cat Avatar? >.>...

Edit: I DO! THIS IS FANTASTIC!

Oh my gosh I just found the PERFECT thing for this thread!

image

Nasrin:
SNIP

There are no words to express just how appropriate this is. Thank you.

And now there's a quiz on cats. Well played, Nasrin.

All I know is that this cat is fucking adorable.

Nasrin:
Oh my gosh I just found the PERFECT thing for this thread!

image

So if I quote you..what does that do?

I'd like to hope that a castle falls on them, but I'd be satisfied with them getting a meh tasting overpriced sandwich.

Pretty disappointed to see the Escapist staff resort to mocking banned users like that. Surely a ban is enough.

Why is everyone's avatar looking the same?
O_o

I never changed mine...is TE staff in a bad mood or something?

i actually think its kinda funny
and speaking of avatars: what did i miss? why is everyone grumpy cats?

Ix Rebound:
i actually think its kinda funny
and speaking of avatars: what did i miss? why is everyone grumpy cats?

Apparently, it's a protest. I, personally, am obliged to use Baker Cat.

I find the banning avatar ridiculous as well. I mean, I know this is a gaming forum, but teabagging does NOT make you look cool.

To be honest I thought that the avatars were the changed by those who got permabanned as a sort of a cool little protest club. I found it funny and I liked it.
Now that I know that it was actually the escapist that changed it... I still find it funny, and I still like it.
I don't see it as shaming those banned, but rather just a good humored joke.

...Also, I want the grumpy cat...

The image seems a little violent, not really funny. I would prefer something less violent, but I have no problems with a replacement avatar.

Jodan:
do i need a different avater to post here?

scorptatious:
Why is everyone's avatar the same? Am I missing something here?

Tanis:
Why is everyone's avatar looking the same?
O_o

Ix Rebound:
speaking of avatars: what did i miss? why is everyone grumpy cats?

Why does everybody have a grumpy cat avatar? ???

The grumpy cat avatar really drives me crazy.

Oh god. Now I am a grumpy cat.

I...I...erm...I'm confused...what's happening with the permabanned avatar? I never even knew this thing existed...

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