Originally Posted by BigRedChief
Dude, come on Zack's intent was clear. It wasn't in jest. It went on in several threads and over multiple posts. Zack admitted his desire was to insult pete. Zack didn't do anything that others haven't done and it wasn't against the rules.
I have about 4-5 people in here that give me personal chit for no reason. They will respond to a benign post with venom about me personally. Everyone here has seen this over the top BS. No big deal to me because if I don't respect you, you can't insult me. But, lurkers read this and go WTF. I'm not posting in there.
I'm in favor of not allowing personal insults. You can call their position stupid, idiotic whatever. But, the getting personal is over the line if you want more people to post in here.
If Zack posted a picture of Pete's wife and then insulted her appearance, that would be a personal insult. If Zack actually know something about Pete's wife and posted that information, that would be a personal attack.
To call someone's wife a cum-guzzling whore when you don't actually KNOW the person or his wife isn't a personal insult or a personal attack. It might be rude, it might be childish, and it might be over whatever line this forum wishes to draw, but it's not a personal insult or a personal attack.