Olympus UK E-System User Group
Olympus UK E-System User Group

Join our unique resource for Olympus Four Thirds E-System DSLR and Pen and OM-D Micro Four Thirds photographers. Show your images via our free e-group photo gallery. Please read the e-group.uk.net forum terms and conditions before posting for the first time. Above all, welcome!


Go Back   Olympus UK E-System User Group > Out of Focus area > The lounge

The lounge Relax, take a break from photo and camera talk - have a chat about something else for a change. Just keep it clean and polite!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 30th March 2019
IPWheatley IPWheatley is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Northampton
Posts: 283
Thanks: 49
Thanked 43 Times in 22 Posts
Likes: 77
Liked 43 Times in 22 Posts
Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

I was in formed this morning that I am banned from DP Review. The reason being I dared to criticise a lens I was testing prior to purchase as being rather on the soft side and wondered if I just had a bad example or what. This led to a rather heated response from some members who accused me of being a troll and requested that my post be blocked immediately, which it was. I received a swift response from a Mod going by the name of Jerry Astro, to which I duly replied, obviously not to his satisfaction, and was informed that I was banned forthwith. He also informed me that I had set a new record for DPR in as much as I was banned after only three posts. Well at least I have something to show for my brief foray into DPR. Mother would be so proud. She always said I would amount to something, someday. Regards to all, Ian W.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 30th March 2019
Phill D's Avatar
Phill D Phill D is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Derbyshire
Posts: 10,081
Thanks: 1,205
Thanked 1,450 Times in 1,339 Posts
Likes: 1,129
Liked 2,438 Times in 1,156 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

Wow Ian and I thought you were such a nice chap maybe you touched a nerve about one of their sponsors products?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 30th March 2019
Zuiko's Avatar
Zuiko Zuiko is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Dunmow, Essex
Posts: 22,285
Thanks: 2,000
Thanked 3,185 Times in 2,489 Posts
Likes: 3,488
Liked 4,557 Times in 2,166 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

And people think the Mods here are too heavy handed!
__________________
John

"A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there — even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity." ~ Robert Doisneau
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
MJ224 (30th March 2019), Otto (30th March 2019), sapper (1st April 2019), Shaw (30th March 2019)
  #4  
Old 30th March 2019
Jim Ford Jim Ford is online now
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Watford, Herts..
Posts: 8,802
Thanks: 485
Thanked 629 Times in 545 Posts
Likes: 2,830
Liked 1,734 Times in 1,116 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by IPWheatley View Post
I was in formed this morning that I am banned from DP Review. The reason being I dared to criticise a lens I was testing prior to purchase as being rather on the soft side and wondered if I just had a bad example or what.
It would be interesting if you could post a link to the posts on dpreview.

Jim
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 30th March 2019
Zuiko's Avatar
Zuiko Zuiko is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Dunmow, Essex
Posts: 22,285
Thanks: 2,000
Thanked 3,185 Times in 2,489 Posts
Likes: 3,488
Liked 4,557 Times in 2,166 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jim Ford View Post
It would be interesting if you could post a link to the posts on dpreview.

Jim
I would guess the posts have already been removed.
__________________
John

"A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there — even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity." ~ Robert Doisneau
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 30th March 2019
Jax Jax is online now
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: UK
Posts: 1,140
Thanks: 160
Thanked 55 Times in 48 Posts
Likes: 511
Liked 339 Times in 219 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by IPWheatley View Post
I was in formed this morning that I am banned from DP Review. The reason being I dared to criticise a lens I was testing prior to purchase as being rather on the soft side and wondered if I just had a bad example or what. This led to a rather heated response from some members who accused me of being a troll and requested that my post be blocked immediately, which it was. I received a swift response from a Mod going by the name of Jerry Astro, to which I duly replied, obviously not to his satisfaction, and was informed that I was banned forthwith. He also informed me that I had set a new record for DPR in as much as I was banned after only three posts. Well at least I have something to show for my brief foray into DPR. Mother would be so proud. She always said I would amount to something, someday. Regards to all, Ian W.
Congratulations Ian, that is indeed a notable achievement, even for DPR .
The same Mod has just closed a thread on lens hoods too ! Maybe Sat. is a bad hair day over there.

Jax
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
OM USer (30th March 2019)
  #7  
Old 30th March 2019
TimP TimP is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Deepest Darkest Dorset
Posts: 2,089
Thanks: 60
Thanked 76 Times in 75 Posts
Likes: 376
Liked 767 Times in 525 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

That’s Amazon for you eh!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 30th March 2019
Internaut Internaut is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Manchester
Posts: 3,067
Thanks: 332
Thanked 328 Times in 306 Posts
Likes: 1,613
Liked 752 Times in 311 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by IPWheatley View Post
I was in formed this morning that I am banned from DP Review. The reason being I dared to criticise a lens I was testing prior to purchase as being rather on the soft side and wondered if I just had a bad example or what. This led to a rather heated response from some members who accused me of being a troll and requested that my post be blocked immediately, which it was. I received a swift response from a Mod going by the name of Jerry Astro, to which I duly replied, obviously not to his satisfaction, and was informed that I was banned forthwith. He also informed me that I had set a new record for DPR in as much as I was banned after only three posts. Well at least I have something to show for my brief foray into DPR. Mother would be so proud. She always said I would amount to something, someday. Regards to all, Ian W.
Ooh, do give us a link to the posts (if they’re still there) so we can all see how naughty you’ve been.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
Jax (30th March 2019)
  #9  
Old 30th March 2019
DerekW DerekW is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Hampshire
Posts: 3,114
Thanks: 92
Thanked 337 Times in 264 Posts
Likes: 35
Liked 543 Times in 381 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

That is a rave from the grave, I last posted on that forum in 2009

The screen layout is so confusing that I doubt I will spend much time there.
__________________
This space for rent
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 30th March 2019
wornish's Avatar
wornish wornish is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Cheshire
Posts: 6,291
Thanks: 356
Thanked 565 Times in 444 Posts
Likes: 3,000
Liked 1,652 Times in 816 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

What specific lens were you testing?
__________________
Dave

My Flickr
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 31st March 2019
shotokan101 shotokan101 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Glasgow
Posts: 1,324
Thanks: 221
Thanked 88 Times in 86 Posts
Likes: 789
Liked 114 Times in 83 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

Probably knew who you were Ian and that you were from here.....
__________________
Olympus E-M10/12-50/Panny 100-300 + Sony A77,Sigma 17-70,Sigma 10-20,Tamron 90,Minolta 70-210,Tamron Sigma 100-300 F4,Tamron 17-50 F2.8,Sigma 15mm F2.8 EX DG Fisheye,Sony HVL-F42 + Panny TZ25
Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/shotokan101/
RIA my Images
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 31st March 2019
Naughty Nigel's Avatar
Naughty Nigel Naughty Nigel is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Land of the Prince Bishops
Posts: 10,183
Thanks: 415
Thanked 588 Times in 499 Posts
Likes: 3,514
Liked 2,527 Times in 1,658 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

I was sent to the 'sin bin' on the AP forum for daring to suggest that Canikon's lack of dust control measures was a serious oversight.

It probably didn't help that I lobbed this particular cluster bomb from the relative safety of the Olympus page which was always very heavily moderated for some reason.

I cannot remember which manufacturer took the outside back cover of AP magazine at the time.
__________________
---------------

Naughty Nigel


Difficult is worth doing
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 31st March 2019
drmarkf's Avatar
drmarkf drmarkf is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Cambridge, UK
Posts: 5,647
Thanks: 360
Thanked 508 Times in 422 Posts
Likes: 2,219
Liked 1,281 Times in 728 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

Moderation on dpreview recently has been very inconsistent - they certainly need some, since many of the forums are full of trolling saddos.
__________________
Regards,
Mark

------------------------------
http://www.microcontrast.com
Too much Oly gear.
Panasonic GM5, 12-32, 12-35, 15. Laowa 7.5.
Assorted legacy lenses, plus a Fuji X70 & a Sony A7S.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 1st April 2019
blu-by-u blu-by-u is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Selangor, Malaysia
Posts: 1,997
Thanks: 230
Thanked 107 Times in 93 Posts
Likes: 370
Liked 709 Times in 378 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

DP..I was warned by friends to stay away long ago. hence I only troll here. Thankfully I have not been told off yet
__________________
* Henry
* Location: Subang Jaya, Selangor
* Malaysia


All my garbage so far.
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
drmarkf (1st April 2019), Otto (1st April 2019)
  #15  
Old 1st April 2019
drmarkf's Avatar
drmarkf drmarkf is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Cambridge, UK
Posts: 5,647
Thanks: 360
Thanked 508 Times in 422 Posts
Likes: 2,219
Liked 1,281 Times in 728 Posts
Re: Banned from DP Review after only three posts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by blu-by-u View Post
DP..I was warned by friends to stay away long ago. hence I only troll here. Thankfully I have not been told off yet


Since I’m polycamerous, using Oly, Sony and Fugi cameras, I dip in to all 3 corresponding forums on dpreview: there’s a lot to be learned there as long as you stay away from the negativism and focus on the pearls to be found there.

One recurring theme on all the forums is how “Olympus/Sony/Fuji* fanboys are so sensitive to criticism”.
(*delete any 2 from 3)

No they aren’t. I can definitely say every forum attracts equally its trolls and fanboys (and normal users), and the same sterile arguments about insignificant minutiae of gear are perpetuated over thousands of wasted paragraphs every day. Some individuals clearly spend their whole lives doing that.
__________________
Regards,
Mark

------------------------------
http://www.microcontrast.com
Too much Oly gear.
Panasonic GM5, 12-32, 12-35, 15. Laowa 7.5.
Assorted legacy lenses, plus a Fuji X70 & a Sony A7S.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Banned member StephenL Announcements 2 4th January 2015 11:44 PM
DSLR's Banned From Tube Stations jchallen The lounge 3 8th December 2011 08:10 PM
Marmite town meet - Danes Banned! Homer Simpson Events 7 26th May 2011 06:23 AM
Should this member be banned? Janet The lounge 42 10th February 2011 10:21 PM
Should parents be banned from computers shenstone The lounge 21 24th November 2010 02:08 PM


All times are GMT. The time now is 04:10 PM.


© The Write Technology Ltd, 2007-2019, All rights reservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger