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Neo last won the day on August 20 2016

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  1. Please stop the spread of misinformation. Whether or not someone thinks this virus is silly and the world's measures to 'flatten the curve' are silly, the fact is that this virus has the potential to kill more than the flu unless we contain it or limit its spread: https://flowingdata.com/2020/03/16/possible-coronavirus-deaths-compared-against-other-causes/
  2. Ah, got it. This was deprecated a while back and replaced by activity streams: https://www.urbanplanet.org/forums/discover/unread/
  3. Please get this back on topic...take political discussions to the coffee house or just don't post them at all. I do not like to warn or suspend but I'll do what needs to be done.
  4. @nicholas Is this what you are looking for? https://www.urbanplanet.org/forums/discover/unread/
  5. Again, please DM me examples showing a consistent trend. I'm not searching through every post.
  6. I don't recall seeing any reported posts so I'm unsure which post(s) are being referenced. I would like to remind everyone that this is an open forum where we do not suspend, ban, etc as a result of one's opinion. If a user is breaking any rules then appropriate action will be taken but I do need the post to be reported as a result of the high activity of UP (impossible for me to go through every post for every single day). Everyone also has the ability to hide posts from other users if they do not want to see content from that user(s).
  7. Maybe if we could get our hands on a time machine and go back to when we could mine bitcoin easily and then wait to sell high...
  8. Concord just approved a 166 unit apartment building downtown which significantly ups the ante for Concord's downtown. There are currently a couple of converted buildings that were made residential, but this certainly has the potential to change the vibe in a significant way: https://www.independenttribune.com/news/concord-approves-construction-of-unit-apartment-complex-in-downtown/article_02bb3336-8ee6-11e9-b3af-dbc286cf2731.html
  9. Let's stop with the political posts please and stay on topic. You're welcome to create a political thread for those that want to discuss such things in the coffee house but let's keep it out of regular threads please. Thank you
  10. Honestly, I have no idea how we ended up with such an awesome community! I attribute it to all of you and not putting up with trolls and realizing that we are all human. Thanks to all for making this site amazing!
  11. Definitely shouldn't be taking anywhere near 1-5 minutes to load obviously. I don't have anyone with a similar issue at the moment so I'm not entirely sure what is going on. Would you mind loading Safari without any plugins to see if the issue goes away? You can also try using a different browser to see if you obtain differently results (ex. Google Chrome in incognito mode so that no extensions are loaded).
  12. I'm happy to hear that everyone enjoys it here! I'm not sure I moderate much...we have a great group here! Users and moderators seem to keep everyone else in check which is a bit unique. I started the site back in 2005...back then it was shortly ran under the name SkyScraperAmerica I believe. I should probably know that with 100% certainty but the older I get the more I have to pick and choose the information that I choose to hold on to. I am local to the Charlotte area...born and raised (I did spend a small stent in Chicago after graduating high school). About Charlotte being the most active...this is true but we also have a few other active cities here. It isn't that I don't want other areas to grow in traffic, but I honestly just don't have the time with my day job and other duties and hobbies to make it work. In some ways I almost want to keep this site a secret just so things are kept civil...but even with the current size (I would wager that we're the largest Charlotte forum on the web...or at least the one with the highest quality content), everyone has (mostly) remained very civil throughout our growth. I really never expected this site to take off like it did. I mainly just wanted a place that didn't have all of the hoopla that you see on other sites and I'm extremely proud that we have that here. It isn't by my doing but by the cumulative effort of everyone here to not put up with junk. Everyone give the person next to you a round of applause!
  13. I'm done with this...problem is now solved. I've banned I am Reality from the site so hopefully everyone can get back to enjoying the community here.
  14. Please send me an email with links to those posts as I don't recall ever getting an email from you that specific or with links that called you those things. Again, I've asked for BOTH sides to ignore each other, you keep reading that incorrectly it seems. If you do not like others' opinions on this site, you are absolutely welcome to go elsewhere. It is obvious that you are not having a good time here. If it is something that I can fix then please spell it out for me with actual examples and not just here say. I did a quick search and all I could find were posts by you that referenced the name calling but I couldn't find an instance of someone calling you that (douche bag).
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