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    i may have clocked 2000 posts but i am still a bloody noob to CS.

    my friction with joho in portraiture has made me learn new things.
    someone pm me and told me it's NOT uncommon for members here to have multiple nicks.

    is it true?
    if so, WHY?

    and i thought CS admins has ways of knowing IP address and banning smurfies?no?

    should have told me earlier....i could have created christopher grey or ansel adams, so you guys wont dare make a single comment about my pic.

    PS:dont pm me with regards to my friction with joho ya?we're cool with each other, the only problem we have is we are both god damn frank, and that's where the sparks ignite.
    i still love him though...

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    oh i forgot to say this is NOT a flame bait thread.
    if i do see any flames, i'll lock it myself.(i'll save the moderators the 'thankless' job).

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    U can always try, i am hoping for the day you get banned.
    Logging Off. "You have 2,631 messages stored, of a total 400 allowed." don't PM me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Del_CtrlnoAlt View Post
    U can always try, i am hoping for the day you get banned.
    ban me for?u want to get personal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeanie View Post
    ban me for?u want to get personal?
    i got personal meh? i only hope, i din encourage.

    btw, isn't the rule say that we should not have clones, else ban? so i am just telling you the possibility...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Del_CtrlnoAlt View Post
    i got personal meh? i only hope, i din encourage.

    btw, isn't the rule say that we should not have clones, else ban? so i am just telling you the possibility...

    so why hope i get ban?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeanie View Post
    ban me for?u want to get personal?
    dun get dca idea wrong.. we dun want to see u get banned
    it a 激将法。。 it reverse psychology
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    Quote Originally Posted by eow View Post
    dun get dca idea wrong.. we dun want to see u get banned
    dun speak for him lah...he wan to see ansel adams gena banned.so sad.

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    skarli i'm the one who gets banned...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jOhO View Post
    skarli i'm the one who gets banned...
    no lah.oldie expert lau jiao professional super photographer like you wont get ban one lah.if ban liao where got any more fantabulous pics to show?

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    Clones are not new around forums.

    As for WHY.... Well, some do it with a guilty conscience (like having multiple nicknames, one for kopitiam to talk rubbish, one to dig for knowledge without searching and one to do trading). These bunch ought to be shot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeanie View Post
    no lah.oldie expert lau jiao professional super photographer like you wont get ban one lah.if ban liao where got any more fantabulous pics to show?
    i dunno.. no nice pics to show others is not my loss wat...?

    which coffee bean tonite? the usual?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsbn View Post
    Clones are not new around forums.

    As for WHY.... Well, some do it with a guilty conscience (like having multiple nicknames, one for kopitiam to talk rubbish, one to dig for knowledge without searching and one to do trading). These bunch ought to be shot.
    sigh...and i tot cs is relatively clean.
    i dont have problems with clones until clones have a problem with me.
    i mean, i dont mind talking to anyone here in cs.
    80% of the advices here wrt photography has been very helpful.

    but guys really....why clone?why cant u use the same nick like me to ask for knowledge?to do trading?at kopitiam to chichat with friends?why cannot? this is something i dont understand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jOhO View Post
    i dunno.. no nice pics to show others is not my loss wat...?

    which coffee bean tonite? the usual?
    the one near ritz carlton.i'll bring my vic secrets superlace, make sure u bring those huge strobes....

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeanie View Post
    dun speak for him lah...he wan to see ansel adams gena banned.so sad.

    beside as u mentioned u still a newbie.... so dun get so upset...
    as mentioned to me by a very respectable and yandao cser eon ago...
    that cs in particular with ref to the p a p sub forum....is a very opinated place ...
    so post at yr own risk
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    why are u so attention seeking?
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    Quote Originally Posted by eow View Post
    beside as u mentioned u still a newbie.... so dun get so upset...
    as mentioned to me by a very respectable and yandao cser eon ago...
    that cs in particular with ref to the p a p sub forum....is a very opinated place ...
    so post at yr own risk
    i always post at my own risk.i wont drag people down.neither will i smurf.i dont see what advantages i'll get by creating a clone for chichat in kopitiam, for asking c&c in galleries.
    whether what nick u use, for example, you think deadpoet is going to give a damn what your nick is? he slam u hard from behind all the same...
    so...why clone?i really liat bo giu man....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dr34mc4st3r View Post
    why are u so attention seeking?
    care to explain the relevance of your post?
    worried your clone gets seeked out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeanie View Post
    sigh...and i tot cs is relatively clean.
    i dont have problems with clones until clones have a problem with me.
    i mean, i dont mind talking to anyone here in cs.
    80% of the advices here wrt photography has been very helpful.

    but guys really....why clone?why cant u use the same nick like me to ask for knowledge?to do trading?at kopitiam to chichat with friends?why cannot? this is something i dont understand.
    Like I'd said, its a matter of 'face'.

    By registering clones around, one can sprout rubbish and appear like a bloody troller, flame baiter or an anti-establishment peep without repercussion (save for being banned).

    On another hand, by registering a 2nd nick, he may be an experienced (in breadth, not depth) photographer and start to ask absolutely dumb questions (like, "How come my pictures so dark? Is my lens spoilt?") which he can't post with his kopitiam nick cos of fears of sarcasm or misdirected advice due to perceived 'hatred' some of us might have towards him due to his nature in kopitiam.

    Registering a 3rd nick would allow him to trade and get away as a newbie so that he can be 'let off the hook' (in a way) by crashing prices last minute and to divert attention away from his dumb questioning in the specialised subsections and his constant trolling in Kopitiam.

    Put in short - living with a bad conscience and with no balls to boot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeanie View Post
    i always post at my own risk.i wont drag people down.neither will i smurf.i dont see what advantages i'll get by creating a clone for chichat in kopitiam, for asking c&c in galleries.
    whether what nick u use, for example, you think deadpoet is going to give a damn what your nick is? he slam u hard from behind all the same...
    so...why clone?i really liat bo giu man....
    For someone with more dedicated cloned attack trolls gunning for my head, welcome to the real CS. There are lots of smurfs, clones, trolls and other magical creatures, good ones and bad ones, all over. It's actually quite OK, not tht dangerous a place, as long as you have a thick skin. Mine is very thick.

    Of course, it's equal opportunity slamming, if the hair is messy, I won't mince my words.

    Quote Originally Posted by jsbn View Post
    Like I'd said, its a matter of 'face'.
    ...
    Put in short - living with a bad conscience and with no balls to boot.
    Now, wimps, I cannot stand.
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