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    Well behaved multis dispensations

    I notice that cricsim allows them...Can you have a multi if you disclose it in an email to the moderators along with a commitment to not troll with said multi.

    There could be very good reasons for having a multi - for instance you may wish to make a strong post about Tendulkar not wanting to bat at 3 when others are injured but feel you will ruin your reputation as a fair and balanced poster - here a multi would be ideal.
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    Can you suggest any compromises.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
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    There could be very good reasons for having a multi - for instance you may wish to make a strong post about Tendulkar not wanting to bat at 3 when others are injured but feel you will ruin your reputation as a fair and balanced poster - here a multi would be ideal.

    Hang on, your not a fair and balanced poster then, if your making a post that even yourself knows isn't fair and balanced (hence why you want to hide its you).... Your not protecting a reputation with a multi, your fabricating a false reputation instead.


    Only possible legit reason I can think off is ****-take accounts (Spanish Vicente anyone?), which whilst funny for the rest of us, probably **** the mods off no end.
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    I think my potential post about Tendulkar would be fair and balanced - but the perception of it would be that I had something against the guy - given the general reception that anti tendulkar posts get. Plus if anyone insults my multi for making such a post I won't take it so personally.

    I think that many moderate members fear to step into certain territory as you are too worried about what others might think - and this stifles active and potentially insightful debate. Allowing benevolent multis would be an an answer to this.

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    You could always get a mate or family member to sign up to Cricket Web and influence their views.

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    Great that is the answer - I will get a member of the household to sign up - they will have the same IP address so how do I get that approved...PEWS to advise...

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    Meh, If I want to call Tendulkar, I'll do it, and if anyone has any negative thoughts about that, who cares, they are wrong.... I've got 8500 posts under my belt, I must be right!


    Actually, how the f... have I got 8500 posts???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    I notice that cricsim allows them...

    Also, Cricsim allows PEWS to run sims.... Proof not everything over there is a good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpr View Post
    Also, Cricsim allows PEWS to run sims.... Proof not everything over there is a good idea.
    They let me run sims here too; I just choose not to.

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    Yeah, as PEWS has already said, no multis. If you want to make a post that is critical of Tendulkar, make it with your own account and deal with the counter-arguments. No hiding behind multiple accounts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cpr View Post
    Meh, If I want to call Tendulkar, I'll do it, and if anyone has any negative thoughts about that, who cares, they are wrong.... I've got 8500 posts under my belt, I must be right!


    Actually, how the f... have I got 8500 posts???
    What's your opinion of Tendulkar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Great that is the answer - I will get a member of the household to sign up - they will have the same IP address so how do I get that approved...PEWS to advise...
    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    Yeah, as PEWS has already said, no multis. If you want to make a post that is critical of Tendulkar, make it with your own account and deal with the counter-arguments. No hiding behind multiple accounts.
    What about NUFAN's proposal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    What about NUFAN's proposal?
    Given you're proposing it as an alternative to having a multi, I think it's safe to say we're not going to take your word for it on the legitimacy of such an account...

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    Why in ****s name would you care about your reputation on an internet forum ffs.
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