Ed Jones (XLIX) has been following me and harassing me.

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Ed Jones (XLIX) has been following (stalking) me and harassing me.
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/ed_cliffj_jones_d_weaver
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Posted 3 months ago

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Hi Nellie,

Please see the response on https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/abusive-user-nellie

Thanks,
Will
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Bradley Kent

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I have also been a victim of Ed Jones' harassment several times.  The most recent:

https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/rejection-of-genre-submissions-continue-to-baffle-me
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Hello Bradley, this conversation is closed as far as I am concerned. You can open a new post if you wish. All the best.
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Jeorj Euler

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Hi, Bradley Kent. That's all mild compared to how he was when he first came to this forum, but regardless it is part of an known pattern of behavior. Just about everybody he has "harassed" has done something that is both annoying and repetitive, at one time or another. He is in a fairly good position, as he has not really done much to belittle the IMDb staff, unlike how I sort of have in the past. The important thing for everybody to realize is not every post requires a reply. If you feel the need to express something nasty or accusative about somebody, please think twice about actually posting it, and steer clear of expressing ideas that amount to defamation.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Brad, this post was a retaliation by Nellie for my post about his behavior in mistreating another contributor.
A tit for tat attempt. If you read Wills reply, and read the reply on the post referred to by Will you will have your answer.
Nellie was asked by staff to not treat MikeTheWhistle as he had been doing.
Will, took no action on this post for good reason. It was baseless.
I was standing up for someone else's mistreatment when Nellie turned his mistreatment against me.
Brad, we have opposing views on nearly everything. That is not harassment, that is open debate.
Claiming debate as harassment is an attempt to silence free speech.
That even you can agree is dead wrong.
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Hey there everyone, can this be continued on a new post or not at all. I'm over it and don't need explanations as to why or how or who. Nothing has happened and the staff have spoken and it's finished. So let's all move on please.
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You may not have expected it, but this quickly became not about you, Nellie. It's about Ed solely now. You cannot unring the bell. I'm not sure, but you may not have even been the first to create a topic posing concerns prefaced in such a manner. Whatever.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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He is the 3rd, Jeorj
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Nellie

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"For whom the bell tolls." Oh well, it's a free for all then. Have fun everyone.
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Bradley Kent

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By concern, Ed, is not that you attack the message, but that you attack the messenger.  I welcome opposing views to my suggestions, inquires and opinions, but, when comments are directed at me, personally, I will defend myself.  Stick to the issue, and then you have discussion and debate.  By attacking other contributors, you only have argumentum ad hominem.

I admire your intelligence and wit and cleverness, but sure wish you would stick to the issues.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Excuse me, but when only your view is correct, and Staff is always wrong as is almost all that reply, save but for one person, you consider it an attack. If pointing out your flawed reasoning is an attack then this is another flaw. I'm always careful to address the message. All I said to you was that Ben Franklin who had no higher education, as you have, would mop the floor with you in a debate. A colorful metaphor for sure, but not a personal attack. Society as a whole has become to sensitive to words being misinterpreted to the extreme. Lastly, liberal academia is part of your deductive thought process. You tend to congregate and block out opposing viewpoints as a collective group. So "IT", is an "issue", and I will stick to it. You see this group structure considers any opposing diatribe as an attack in general against their individuality. Therefor a personal attack. This is flawed deductive reasoning. I know you are smart enough to at least see that. Please be aware that I will always be on the other side of your ceaseless postings about Genres. I have not disagreed with staff decisions on this topic to my knowledge to this point. Also I "Never" argue with staff on a topic as you do. It is Amazon/IMDb's House. House Rules Apply. Would you go to a friends house after being invited to Thanksgiving Dinner and proceed to tell them how to cook the meal? Of course not.
Thanks
Mr. K

Ed
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I have been a contributor to IMDb for many years (under a different user name in the early ones), and have often agreed with staff decisions and always complied when a decision is stated.  There are words and phrases in the guidelines that are traceable to me and to other contributors..  In the early days of IMDb, postings were often open-ended discussions where, for example, guidelines were analyzed as final word choices evolved.  It was a group, family-like effort, and not a dictatorial situation where the staff just said how things should be . . . and that was that. 

My comments are points of interest or suggestions.  I do not think that I am always right and that the staff is always wrong, but do feel that all of us are working for something thiat is better than the status quo.

To me, this is not debate, but discussion involving reflective thinking, after which a decision can be made.  Even then, that decision should still be questioned so it can be improved upon.  As the old saying goes, "There is always room for improvement."

 If anything, I am trying to get more leadership and decision making from the staff. 

If you knew my history with IMDb (and you obviously don't), my interest and postings go way beyond genres into many other areas of the website.  But, perhaps due to staff changes, genre definitions and possible new genres  have become areas of much discussion by many contributors .

IMDb will never be "set in stone," but is something that's alive and ever changing.  My only goal it that it be as inclusive and accurate as possible.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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You describe the old IMDb (Collaborative)
It is no longer that way.
It is a Corporate Entity.
Beholden to a different set of rules. $$$$$$$$$$$
Uniformity of conformity.
To act as if you have a right to make policy change by arguing your point on submission declines as a way to make change is unacceptable.
Submit a topic as an Idea.
Don't make everyone read your idea on every single rejection. It is redundant.
Thanks
Ed
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But we have to remember that a lot of the decisions are predicated upon working within numerous technical limitations. I've been complaining about the limitations for a long time (especially since the migration from the previous platform), hoping that more upgrades and less downgrades would happen. I would like for the IMDb site authorities to build a site (and an app) that will allow their general staff and the contributors to do more things with it regarding data.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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as long as the site is corp owned, it has budget limitations. The past is not coming back. Hoping for change is all that that is. Hope. Budget constraints will dictate how the site is run. Employees and Staff can have no opinion of their own. If you read Col's replies over the last year, they mention that that idea is great but due to "Budgetary Constraints" it is most likely not to be implemented.

Constantly asking for changes that have no chance is fruitless.

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