"anyways.. the closing of that post was not warranted."
As racoon pointed out, you're known to cause trouble on these forums. It is predictable the thread was going to get out of hand and and YOU know it. It was perfectly legitimate.
"i am not trying to get a rile out of anyone.. im legitimately trying to start a discussion about this... that is my right in the GENERAL discussions correct?"
Too many people are aware of their rights but not their responsibilities. And no, you have no rights here, you are ALLOWED to use this board as a priviledge. It is owned and run by Khaled and the mIRC team (that includes the board moderators). Oh, and the fact that in your other thread you actually mentioned you were going to start a 'tedious argument' it is evident that you did want to 'get a rile'.
"anyway, suppose i didnt go to an illegal site to get a serial. u dont even need a crack program.. especially for mirc. since all serials work on ALL copies of mirc. whats illegal about someone sharing their serial? whose to say it would be stupid to use that serial instead of saying no thanx. i mean. if someone said dont push the red button.. what do u think 99% of the people faced with this would do? yes you've guessed it... they would PUSH the red button."
Why don't you just drop it, really? mIRC is shareware. Shareware means you're allowed to use the said program for a small amount of time (99% of the time 30 days, as in the case of mIRC) and then you are required to pay for it. With money. Legally. Khaled simply does not make mIRC 'crippleware' (meaning you can't use it after 30 days) simply because of his understanding nature (or so I've heard). Those of us who aren't lame however, realise that there will always be idiots who abuse other people's good nature. We see it everyday when helpers give up their spare time and volunteer to help others, and then get abused (floods/insults/packeting etc). Simply pay for it. It's not a hard concept to understand, even for you, surely?
"and yes the intention of this post IS to argue the point... no reason to shut this down.. *stares*"
if the moderators do close it, refer to my first paragraph for the likely reason.