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#1 PhillyB

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:53 AM

dear mods,

 

i've noticed an average of like three threads a day being locked because of incessant bickering. i contend that as annoying as bickering is, it's part of what makes the huddle fun. personal attacks should be discouraged, but anytime a large number of people are discussing football you're going to get some keyboard roughhousing. smacking a lock on something because people are arguing gives the place a suddenly over-modded feel.

 

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#2 PhillyB

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:54 AM

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#3 PhillyB

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:58 AM

also: personal attacks serve the same function on a message board that they do in society: they are self-correcting mechanisms. if every twiddlededum fugbox that meanders onto the forum with the IQ of a kitchen appliance and makes a thread and no one is allowed to call it stupid (because it is) because of the rules of niceness then we lose the invaluable ability to constantly self-calibrate on the forum just like we do in society every day.

 

in modding, less = more



#4 Darth Biscuit

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:19 AM

There's a difference between bickering about a subject and the "you are, no you are..." Bickering that's often seen.

Is that what's getting locked?

If a thread is locked, I'll rarely view it so idk...

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#5 Zod

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 06:29 AM

Don't lock? People complain

 

Do lock? People complain

 

All we can do is what we feel best, knowing it will get complained about no matter what we do.

 

We are trying to elevate the discussion in the main forum. The quality has gone down as of late. Everyone can help by stopping the incessant bickering and posting more quality.



#6 PhillyB

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 11:47 AM

modding is a fine line and part of the reason I wouldn't want the job. seems to me the best policy is establishing a line ( which everybody kind of knows anyway) and smacking with the ban hammer when an idiot goes past it too far. kurb seems to have mastered this art

#7 SZ James

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:38 PM

rather it be locked than gifbombing a stupid thread so it more or less stays at the top of the page so every idiot can get their jabs in

#8 PhillyB

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:40 PM

rather it be locked than gifbombing a stupid thread so it more or less stays at the top of the page so every idiot can get their jabs in

 

sounds like you hate america



#9 TheRumGone

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:41 PM

rayzor is going all whose your daddy. i think he's locked like 4 threads in a day. haha

 

 



#10 SZ James

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:48 PM

sounds like you hate america


I hate this country


Yeah and?

#11 PhillyB

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:49 PM

another reason neg rep was great. koolkatluke and carolina-chuck could've long ago been banished to smack and the two biggest derailers/childish bickerers would no longer be pooping all over each other in front of disgusted onlookers



#12 SZ James

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:55 PM

neg rep only really worked for like a day. it was flawed in the sense that it was too easy for stupid panther fans to skirt the rules. all you needed was one +rep to stay out of it forever.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 01:10 PM

my ginn love fest got locked before it even got started ;(



#14 Hawk

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 07:13 PM

<<<  will unlock for rep



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 07:33 PM

There's a difference between bickering about a subject and the "you are, no you are..." Bickering that's often seen.

Is that what's getting locked?

If a thread is locked, I'll rarely view it so idk...

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it's morons attacking each other.

 

 

 




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