Craziness In the retro community

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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by ToxieDogg » Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:02 pm

It's been a (very) long time coming, but the community got there in the end and finally saw him for what he was. Been very interesting to follow his downfall recently though.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by Tom_Baker » Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:26 pm

Ahh the Magnificent seven.

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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by Crusty Starfish » Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:27 pm

I've done a search for Magnificent Seven and have come up with loads of posts about compilations with that name. I assume it has some other meaning? And is TheLaird involved?

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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by ToxieDogg » Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:09 pm

Crusty Starfish wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:27 pm
I've done a search for Magnificent Seven and have come up with loads of posts about compilations with that name. I assume it has some other meaning? And is TheLaird involved?
Nah, it was just because I had a picture of The Magnificent 7 in my sig. I've temporarily removed it because it was taking up a big chunk of the screen every time I posted (it looked smaller on my phone :oops: ), I only noticed when I checked it on my PC.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by merman » Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:10 pm

Crusty Starfish wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:27 pm
I've done a search for Magnificent Seven and have come up with loads of posts about compilations with that name. I assume it has some other meaning? And is TheLaird involved?
In this context it refers to seven members who went to another retro forum. The Laird was not one of them.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by ToxieDogg » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:26 pm

merman wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:10 pm
In this context it refers to seven members who went to another retro forum. The Laird was not one of them.
Long story short, there was some...drama a long while back (10 years now) involving myself and 6 other people (who were also members of another forum), and a user on here we perceived as deliberately trying to disrupt this forum. Things got heated and trolly, and we were all banned for a while, and it became a running gag afterwards that we were 'The Magnificent 7'. I've had a reference to it in my sig ever since as a joke. When I started posted on here again a few days back I put a new Magnificent 7 picture in my sig but it turned out to be huge and took half the screen up, so I've temporarily gotten rid of it until I resize it, that's probably the only reason it's been mentioned again.

Absolutely nothing whatsover to do with what happened with The Laird though, or the game compilation of the same name. Although the compilation was awesome.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by oldtimer » Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:19 am

Why do i miss all the gossip !!! never realised the Laird was in the spotlight.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by Crusty Starfish » Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:23 pm

oldtimer wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:19 am
Why do i miss all the gossip !!! never realised the Laird was in the spotlight.
Hasn't he always been in the spotlight for something?! :lol:

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:02 am

He's deep in something that begins with 's' and it isn't a spotlight.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by oldtimer » Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:48 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:02 am
He's deep in something that begins with 's' and it isn't a spotlight.
In all honesty ive never had any dealings with the guy of any type , so none of my biz really .
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:52 am

This is everyone's business. People not knowing, giving him a pass and/or sticking up for him are what has let him get away with campaigns of manipulation, hate and abuse for over a decade. He isn't the mostly harmless buffoon most of us thought.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by oldtimer » Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:35 am

Went to look at the Youtube Video listed at the beginning of the thread only to find its been blocked or removed , but i did manage to listen to the podcast attached to it. :shock:
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:43 pm

That link may have been removed, but there are many mirrors now.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by sscott » Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:11 am

Was a fun thread. Couldn’t sleep tonight and logged on here for the first time this year I think.
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Re: Craziness In the retro community

Post by DPrinny » Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:46 am

sscott wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:11 am
Was a fun thread. Couldn’t sleep tonight and logged on here for the first time this year I think.
https://atariage.com/forums/topic/30089 ... to-delete/

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