If they don't respect the person you want to be, they are not friends of any kind. Just shows how society shows that getting drunk is the "cool thing to do" and peer pressure crap like that eats away at the minds of people.
"Don't make me think. Just entertain me." What happened to society?
Sounds similar to me. Give him the space he needs...trying to approaching guys like me just makes us in an even worse state. I can't guarantee anything but let him make the first move (and make sure to notice it as it will most likely be a very minute notice).
Apparently I must have missed something. I have no idea who Hypergamer is.
But I would have to see the original "joke" to make my decision. However, if PWizard did the IP ban, I seriously doubt it will be overturned. His stories that he did send to me were a bit humorous yet disturbing at the same time.
Oh wait...he made fun of Instant Noodles (Ramen)...yeah he can stay banned.