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The future is but the past repeated over and over again without change and still hoping for a new result. Bible study has been given its chance and folks have proven they cannot follow any set of rules established to keep it on track. Since I don't believe anyone here really wants to STUDY THE BIBLE the Bible Study forum is history.

But like Phoenix another rises from the ashes to replace it.

So I have reopened the Religious Discussion Forum. What you need to know about it is this:

1. ALL discussion of religion will take place there. That means if you wanna to put down or to raise up any version of religion you will do it on the Religious Discussion Forum. We won't discriminate against your view pro or con on any religion or lack thereof.

2. All the normal GBO Rules apply to this forum. In case you need to refresh your mind on just what the GBO Rules are they are listed in total in the Terms of Use Statement. You can find those rules here: http://www.go2gbo.com/forums/index.p...c,54070.0.html

3. This forum will not have an appointed Moderator. I will be the final judge, jury and executioner of all disputes and as such will make all decisions on whether your post can or can't stay. It is not my intention to read the posts but rather to react to reported posts. Rest assured I will NOT be editing posts they will stand or fall in total and so if you make a personal attack or name call or do any of those things that violate GBO Rules your entire post will disappear when it is called to my attention.

4. If the dialogue devolves to a level that requires it I will set up a User Group for the forum and any who wish to post/read there will have to request to be a member of that user group. That way if I have to repeatedly delete your posts all I will have to do is remove you from the user group and you'll still have access to the rest of the site but can't view or post to the religious discussion.

5. You can still post about the Bible and those interested can even make an attempt at Bible study but with standard GBO Rules as the only guide. Nope not likely to make anyone happy but such is life. Trying to keep this group in line with any other set of rules on the topic of Bible study has already proven undoable so I'm not even gonna try.

6. Posts that address religion in any shape, form or fashion that are posted elsewhere will be moved here. Get used to it as the Reglious Discussion Forum is now the place to talk religion. So those of you who love or hate islam, Jews, CHRIST[/color]ians or any other group keep it here not on the other forums like PBSF or Politican discussion.

I think I have now unlocked all locked threads going back to February of 2005. I've removed threads that merely said a thread was moved. I think I have unbanned all folks banned because of past problems in religious discussions. Whether folks who long ago posted to this topic return or not is up to them. If you find I have left something locked let me know and I'll unlock it. I sure hope you folks don't make me regret this decision.


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-22-2012, 03:41 PM
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GB,

I have one question, and I will ask it in the open so the answer is public for everyone. Myself and/or powderman do weekly updates on the Islam attack threads and do a copy/paste from www.thereligionofpeace.com. Do you want us to cite the website for each of our updates from now on, since it is copyrighted material? Thanks in advance for your reply.

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Yes credit should be given to the site via a link.



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Thanks, GB.

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Thank you for unbanning me.

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