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I BLOCKED You, a*****e!! A Petition

This thread was created to combine the effects of the "Ignore" function with the Notifications feature.

This petition requests that when you Block/Ignore someone,
that you will no longer receive Notifications from them when they Quote you.

The purpose of this is so that when you Block someone, they cannot continue to harass you by flooding your Notifications.

This feature request is by no means extraneous; it is to insure the feature works properly and is actually useful.

Table Of Contents

1. Petition
2. Why?
3. Signatures
4. Banners
5. To the Trolls
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Why?


When you Block/Ignore someone, several things happen:

- You can no longer see their posts
- They can no longer post in your threads
- They cannot PM you
- They cannot see when you are online
- They cannot comment on your Profile/Journal
- They cannot send you requests/invites

And you would think that would be enough.

However, they can still see you, and they can still Quote you.

For many users, the Notifications feature is a very useful tool. It means no longer having to follow threads to see if someone has responded to you. Unfortunately, Trolls can Abuse this function, and to excess. They can follow your post history, and continue to harass you by quoting you frequently. They can continue to create dozens of Mule accounts so it doesn't matter when they get banned. You can continue to Block those accounts but they can still get to you by quoting you repeatedly everywhere you post.

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Blocking the little bastards is such an accomplished feeling


I have had people ask me, "Well, why can't you just have some self-control?" It's not really about that. It's about making sure the Ignore function actually works. The tool should just do what it is supposed to do, and when Gaia added the Notifications, they simply left out this detail.

My ignorelist is long. VERY long.

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And it's getting longer daily. Especially with all of those mules. Unfortunately, they can still follow me around, quote me, and draw my attention to namedrop threads.

Some suggest that I simply turn off the Notifications feature. I am definitely considering that and just keeping more tabs open during conversations. However, I still think this needs to be addressed, so that the feature can be used without this issue.

Bottom Line:

When I Block you, I shouldn't have to see you, at all. I should be entitled to pretending like you don't exist. That is what the Ignore function is all about. I have been on other sites where the feature works completely making it basically impossible for that person to get through with the account you've blocked (so they will obsessively make more accounts, of course, but at least that is easier to handle).

The Notifications feature already is integrated with your Friendslist, so there's no reason it can't be integrated with data from your Ignorelist as well. It would operate by similar principles but instead of notifying you of updates like it does for friends, it would just insure you never see any updates from that user, including notifications for quoting and other actions affecting you.
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Signatures


    1. Desideraht
    2. 1-800-Monster
    3. CherrelAnn
    4. shezeu
    5. Absinnu
    6. Tocahontas
    7. Itachi -ox
    8. XxSkittles VodkaxX
    9. Knight Selene
    10. Aurora Rugiada
    11. Goddess of Dark Dreamers
    12. Captain Rammstein
    13. Kaneira the Great
    14. fire beats roses
    15. Angel Beats
    16. chiwaiian
    17. Himemiya Neko
    18. Captain Incapable
    19. Arisa Takera
    20. Michelle Chiba
    21. Strude
    22. Kimiko Doll
    23. [+Sarcastic+Sharpie+]
    24. Resin Roses
    25. wolfstears101
    26. Sisnak
    27. Abiron
    28. OnlyAManifestation
    29. Ultimuh
    30. emothunder
    31. x_Cielle_x
    32. Anakin LaFay
    33. Song of the Century
    34. Flickering Hope
    35. Dooei
    36. Archaic Lullabies
    37. GuardianCentauri
    38. ice queen v3
    39. Cirque du Muffin
    40. Umioko
    41. mewnola
    42. xXmystery momoXx
    43. J0han Andersen
    44. Bloorigard2
    45. Epic Pyro Bunny
    46. Kez Mani
    47. HolyMuffDiver
    48. NefPlus7
    49. Paxpea
    50. Yokies
    51. bellamia28
    52. youknowimaidiot
    53. Autumn Wolflight
    54. BlackSplash
    55. amusedandconfused
    56. Strawberry Poptards (obnoxious slang)
    57. Darksp
    58. ngaurhoth1
    59. Jade Gears
    60. Sofiel Seraphim
    61. Fluffeh Whip
    62. Nevv Jersey
    63. WHYUSONERDY123
    64. Serebii Star
    65. Mallori_Cantare
    66. Captain Silas Manner
    67. Renkon Root
    68. Brazekool
    69. DJ Sere-3
    70. Willow Howelle
    71. Duskheaven
    72. Lemon Pledge
    73. Horace von Sterling
    74. Sora Kun Xo
    75. dark pillow
    76. Soundholic
    77. Mama-Purr
    78. x- Cairo Wolf -x
    79. Malus Chan
    80.


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To The Trolls

Talking s**t in this thread will only promote my petition, so thanks for bumping.

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For the record:

I am aware that this petition will likely go nowhere.
I am aware that you will most likely "win" this "battle".

That doesn't really matter because I won't be on Gaia for years to come like you will.

Seriously, I just came back on here because I was bored.
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