[WikiEN-l] No more blocking people for who they *are*?

Peter Mackay peter.mackay at bigpond.com
Tue Feb 7 23:59:42 UTC 2006

> From: wikien-l-bounces at Wikipedia.org 
> [mailto:wikien-l-bounces at Wikipedia.org] On Behalf Of Conrad Dunkerson
> Sent: Wednesday, 8 February 2006 10:30
> To: English Wikipedia
> Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] No more blocking people for who they *are*?
> W. Guy Finley wrote:
> > Umm, no.  Some things just aren't funny -- try going into 
> an airport 
> > and joking about having a bomb and see how far your "I was just 
> > joking!" excuse gets while you're being cuffed and hauled to jail.  
> > "Joking" that you are a pedophile is no different in my mind.
> Joking about having a bomb in an airport or actually having 
> one is illegal. Joking about being a pedophile or actually 
> being one is not.
> Still no difference in your mind?

Ummm, I think he sees both as equally unfunny.

Pete, inclined to agree

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