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AKM sama banned him.
 
So, I am reporting ZacharyGrossman273.

As it turns out, I've been just informed that, not too long ago, he was directly responsible for over fifty Dungeons & Dragons profiles being edited with (Random) false information, something which had to be reverted over the course of hours, as some of these pages were edited even further to bury those edits. Given how they were in place for months beforehand (From June 21 to September 8, in fact), I also presume that the knowledgeable members who ended up having to revert them weren't even informed of that, either. All of that seemed to have happened without a Content Revision Thread, as well, and happened because of a random comment of his that wasn't verified by much of anyone

Needless to say, this is basically vandalism which Zach has direct responsibility for, and which Bambu had to waste hours of his time reverting. Mind you, this isn't even the first time something like this happened involving him; he was already banned in the past for basically tricking a staff member into unlocking profiles for him so he could insert whole-ass revisions on them without any prior agreement.

Not to mention that he has been exhibiting extremely creepy and stalker-like behaviour towards Saikou in particular, both in and off-site, and refused to leave him alone despite being told multiple times to stop pestering him, as I am sure multiple people (Including Saikou himself) can attest for.
 
So, I am reporting ZacharyGrossman273.

As it turns out, I've been just informed that, not too long ago, he was directly responsible for over fifty Dungeons & Dragons profiles being edited with (Random) false information, something which had to be reverted over the course of hours, as some of these pages were edited even further to bury those edits. Given how they were in place for months beforehand (From June 21 to September 8, in fact), I also presume that the knowledgeable members who ended up having to revert them weren't even informed of that, either. All of that seemed to have happened without a Content Revision Thread, as well, and happened because of a random comment of his that wasn't verified by much of anyone

Needless to say, this is basically vandalism which Zach has direct responsibility for, and which Bambu had to waste hours of his time reverting. Mind you, this isn't even the first time something like this happened involving him; he was already banned in the past for basically tricking a staff member into unlocking profiles for him so he could insert whole-ass revisions on them without any prior agreement.

Not to mention that he has been exhibiting extremely creepy and stalker-like behaviour towards Saikou in particular, both in and off-site, and refused to leave him alone despite being told multiple times to stop pestering him, as I am sure multiple people (Including Saikou himself) can attest for.
If true, I support a permanent ban.
 
From my understanding (which is admittedly second hand from Bambu and Ultima) zach orchestrated and told Yuri what edits to make, which is definitely still against rules
 
Um if he didn't make the edits why would he be held responsible? Shouldn't the person who edited the pages be banned?
 
It's honestly not the first time he's pulled shady shit like that. Nothing quite on that level, but he has stuff like adding unaccepted edits via convincing Nedge to unlock profiles.

Also... yes I can attest to the stalker part. Very much so.
 
Manipulating someone else into doing the work for you still falls onto the manipulator's fault.

Not to mention generally being a stalking creep who still has not left Saikou alone. Go ahead, check who chose to Follow Saikou's page, despite being repeatedly ask to bugger off and stop bothering Saikou.

Absolute, 100% permanent ban here, and I'll settle for nothing less.
 
From my understanding (which is admittedly second hand from Bambu and Ultima) zach orchestrated and told Yuri what edits to make, which is definitely still against rules
I suggested something, sure, but I didn’t think he would add it right away without discussion.

and even Yuri I don’t think was intentionally doing it, he didn’t know he didn’t have enough support to actually change it, s
 
Eh, this one seems more like a failure to verify on the part of whoever actually made those changes. He wasn't exactly directly telling yuri to edit the files, he made an offhanded comment a few months ago that nobody ever followed up on until sudden mass edit. That's more yuri's fault.

I will say that he is being creepy to Saik though. At least Saik can use the ignore function here.
 
I suggested something, sure, but I didn’t think he would add it right away without discussion.

and even Yuri I don’t think was intentionally doing it, he didn’t know he didn’t have enough support to actually change it, s
You have no room for the benefit of the doubt, Zach. You've done this before.
 
Whats the punishment for Yuri?
As far as I've seen, Yuri is usually productive and friendly, so t was probably a miscommunication on his part.

Honestly there are a million things you can report Zach for, ths is just one of them. The stalker behavior should not be ignored, at all, and he's been arguably grooming Zouken, making her deeply uncomfortable.
 
Do we really want snotty, spiteful, rude, lying, conniving, duplicitous, creepy, offensive, and persistent users like this on our platform?

Any person who wants to support Zach. Ask yourself that first.

He has committed so many offenses, so many crimes, it's an absolute miracle he's still here. He constantly makes threads with the intent to "win" and gain superiority over others, and pushes for CRTs and changes that will do such (Ilias matches shows quite a lot of this), stalks Saikou constantly, lies about character's abilities, and has never, not once, made improvement or changed.

Do the right thing and support a permanent ban.
 
The Ilias VS Planeswalker match was bad how exacrly? People were debating it on top strongest. And plenty others agreed the planeswalkers page wasn’t even legit. I’ve downgraded my own characters before too.

ill... honestly say the point about me stalking Saikou is an issue.
 
Do we really want snotty, spiteful, rude, lying, conniving, duplicitous, creepy, offensive, and persistent users like this on our platform?

Any person who wants to support Zach. Ask yourself that first.

He has committed so many offenses, so many crimes, it's an absolute miracle he's still here. He constantly makes threads with the intent to "win" and gain superiority over others, and pushes for CRTs and changes that will do such (Ilias matches shows quite a lot of this), stalks Saikou constantly, lies about character's abilities, and has never, not once, made improvement or changed.

Do the right thing and support a permanent ban.
You should perhaps, point out the specific rule breaking instead of using an applie to morals
 
You should perhaps, point out the specific rule breaking instead of using an applie to morals
If someone PM'd you constantly on-and-off site about how they wanted to be your friend, even years after you told them no, and then start lying about who they are while still stalking you in hopes you'll become their friend, do you think someone like that is perfectly in ther reason to continue what they're doing even though they technically haven't broken any rules?
 
You should perhaps, point out the specific rule breaking instead of using an applie to morals
I literally just did. Read the post. I showed legitimate examples for what he has done, and anyone who knows him can name several, several more.

Not to mention, morals are absolutely an acceptable argument when we're allowing someone to unrepentantly stalk a user on-site. It's disgusting we've allowed this so far, and it's but a miracle that we have a function that'll stop it here (though, due to our absolute incompetence at doing anything about it, he'll probably just spam Saikou on the main site until walls are deleted).
 
He constantly makes threads with the intent to "win" and gain superiority over others, and pushes for CRTs and changes that will do such
Do the right thing and support a permanent ban.

1st, I'm not for Peer Pressure, which I can only interpret that last wording as.

2nd, I won't defend things that I didn't quote, but making vs threads with the intent to "win" is an ego thing everyone has, and that shouldn't be looked at like a negative to his character. Neither is pushing for CRTs cause of his ego, as having CRTs further conversations for a verse, not matter the intent. It's the job of others to slap him down if his ego gets persistent and annoying so we can remain factual.
 
1st, I'm not for Peer Pressure, which I can only interpret that last wording as.

2nd, I won't defend things that I didn't quote, but making vs threads with the intent to "win" is an ego thing everyone has, and that shouldn't be looked at like a negative to his character. Neither is pushing for CRTs cause of his ego, as having CRTs further conversations for a verse, not matter the intent. It's the job of others to slap him down if his ego gets persistent and annoying so we can remain factual.
Making threads with the intent to win, and responding to them with "ha-ha" comments (going as far to have commented on people's walls mocking them, in Zach's case, after winning a match) is not okay.

Pushing for certain CRTs out of spite additionally is not okay as it simply wastes time and bothers other users and leads to the above - let's not skip over the fact that he got several D&D pages griefed.
 
I mean, while I did get a bit too clingy to saik, I did stop message walling him when warned to stop. The most valid points being made here are the ones about me stalking Saikou.
 
I don’t have much to add as I was not personally present, but I will say Zach has gotten in a lot of trouble for saying offensive things about religious people and has been spamming people besides Saikou, like Amelia and others, with random words on their walls as soon as the forum was made, which is worrying
 
Pushing for certain CRTs out of spite additionally is not okay as it simply wastes time and bothers other users and leads to the above - let's not skip over the fact that he got several D&D pages griefed.
You mean me trying to delete the planeswalker?

Which multiple staff including MTG experts agreed on?

And I already debunked the D&D thing
 
Implying me ignoring him will change anything. Ever since I blocked him on Discord the little pest has been constantly bothering other people about me and asking them to communicate with me. Despite being told to **** off several times by yours truly.

I'm leaving the actual punishment up to you guys, but acting like this Ignore function is enough to let behavior like that slip by is incredibly naive.
 
Evidence has been provided that, not only will Zach circumvent any methods of ignoring, muting, or blocking, but Zach absolutely refuses to stop and has continued his behavior of constantly messaging Saikou to no end.

A permanent ban, again, is the lowest I will settle for. This behavior is absolutely reprehensible.
 
This is a tricky situation. While Zach hasn't done anything directly ban worthy, he has done a million other things that are bad, but not bad enough to cross the line. So that makes this kinda hard.

Although I agree the stalking thing is a huge problem. And it might warrant a ban on its own.
 
This is a tricky situation. While Zach hasn't done anything directly ban worthy, he has done a million other things that are bad, but not bad enough to cross the line. So that makes this kinda hard.

Although I agree the stalking thing is a huge problem. And it might warrant a ban on its own.
Death by a thousand cuts and a nuclear bomb. Worthy of a ban to me.
 
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