Normally, I would stay out of this but I feel I must intervene.
Ok first I'm going to point out mistakes in this thread:
1. Over biasedness
2. Lack of diplomacy
Alrighty..now both sides of the argument have good points and bad points however posting things like "I back so and so up" is not going to help this situation. Just pointing that out Red Giant, you may want to double think things you post in issues such as these.
Now, obviously Em's signature is a little large and could use some modification. But the way this whole thread is going the biasedness against her is really weakening the point of shrinking signatures, as it comes off more as personal vendetta. Definitely not something mods should be using if they want to resolve something.
Granted, you did warn her about her signature and she respected that. I was there when she ran it by other mods (particularly ones that mod the areas she mostly posts in) and they seemed ok with it. So why press it so personally? Diplomacy would've helped eminsely here. No reason to get bent out of shape- on both sides.
I'm sure you mods have had a hard time dealing with people taking their signatures very seriously and having to go through dramas, but it's not your duty to be overly-biased such as this.
Andrea, would you perhaps consider taking out some spaces so your signature perhaps looks like:
That takes up a total of three lines but still keeps the charm of your sig. You could even add in a couple lines and it would be within the 5-line regulation.
Andrea- I would suggest going with this solution if you really want to get the issue resolved. You may even be able to move your text up a size.
SJJ and Red Giant- I would suggest in the future that you overlook using just personal opinion and try to work on both sides to resolve an issue such as this. If you're tired of dealing with it, then leave it to other mods - such as the ones that oked her use of the signature.
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