My name on the Discord was Combustionologist (KA)
I saw some posts talking about maple bacon in the food channel on the Automation Discord yesterday… so I thought I’d mention that I just cooked my own today, and explained how I marinated it and so on. This was my first ever post in that channel; as I don’t stray away from the modding and feedback channels.
A couple of minutes after I did, I was accused of eating uncured bacon raw. I clarified that I did not eat it raw, and that I did cook it to 180 degrees. I was still told that my bacon is dangerous. Any defense of my cooking that I offered was met with further rebuke; assuming that I’m doing something wrong and dangerous. I don’t understand why I was met with such hostility. I noticed this was the same person who muted me a year ago, so naturally I came to the conclusion that they must have some lingering issues with me.
I understand that it was improper to call them out on that quite harshly in public as I did, and I want to apologize for doing that. However; what other conclusion could I come to? I was being accused of doing something unsafe that I did not do, no matter what I said. As soon as I had explained my actions, another strange accusation was issued; such as that I would keep the bacon for longer than 3 days. Why would I do that? I specifically stated in my first post that I marinated it overnight.
If I have misinterpreted something, then I’m sorry… but these accusations didn’t strike me as reasonable.
I was banned from the Discord moments later, with the message of “i didn’t ban you before, but i sure as fuck have now, good riddance”
I didn’t come on there and post to start a conflict. I just said that I made some bacon as well; in response to the previous post. I made no attempts to troll. I made that post in good heart; just to talk. I’ve avoided any conversation outside of the modding and feedback channels after my mute years ago; and I’ve never caused any trouble since then. I thought it would be safe for me to post something in the food channel after so long… and this is the result… hostility and a ban.
I don’t feel that I deserve such a harsh ban for attempting to defend myself… and I hope this is all some misunderstanding that can be worked out. I’ve been stressed out over this to the point of nausea since then. I just don’t understand why all this happened, and I want to make amends.