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Thread approval.

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by thekentuckygator, Feb 7, 2020.

Should all new threads require mod approval?

  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. Yes, but only for football related forums. Example, not Cookshack

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  1. thekentuckygator

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    I think all new threads should be Moderator approved prior to public posting. This practice is common on other Internet forums and would prevent some drama I believe. Thoughts?
     
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  2. Gatorfred

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    No thank you. But maybe a three day waiting period... back ground check on all posters... limit how many post per day, month and year.
     
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  3. jeffbrig

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    Seems a bit heavy handed. Maybe new members should require mod approval during an initial waiting period...
     
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  4. atlantagator86

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    This site doesn't need moderator approval. The moderators here do a good job of deleting bad posts, merging duplicate threads and banning people who cross the line. That's what makes this site better than others.
     
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  5. thale410

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    Quick way to turn a board into a ghost town.
     
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  6. persuader

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    No thanks on that idea imo. It’s an extreme measure to combat a relatively minor problem.
     
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  7. scooterp

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    No.
    And not sure what was so offensive about the 2 poll threads that were locked.
     
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  8. gatorpower

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    Anytime people talk to each other, you're going to have "drama". It's inevitable. At this level of interaction, it's expected. It's not just a "news" site, it's also a social site. If you want purely news, read the articles and nothing else.

    Most threads get hijacked about 20 comments so moderating new threads solves little.
     
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  9. FusionGator

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    Punish offenders for their infractions. Don't punish the population for the actions of a few.
     
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  10. mcorsair15

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    winner!
     
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  11. mcorsair15

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    I don't know either, kind of ridiculous. I'd prefer to not watch everyone on here kiss up to the MODS just to get their thread approved. It's bad enough already.
     
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  12. believer

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    The problem with censorship without a way to check and balance things is it becomes a way for the censoring to show you what they want. Just watch the news or check Facebook. Id rather see it all and make my own decisions rather than be shown what another human approves for me.
     
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  13. justinwitt07

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    Pass. I love your energy but that’s a hard pass.
     
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  14. justinwitt07

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    Last time they did that we ended up in Europe for 3-5 about 80 years ago. Censorship is never a good policy
     
  15. GatorHighlights

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    What? No it isn't.
     
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  16. tegator80

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    Or, we could all rely on The Golden Rule. You know, he who has the gold, rules. If the GC brass wants to go all PC then that should be their prerogative. I have made brilliant ideas known and they chose to not implement any of them. It happens.
     
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  17. GATOR_4Life

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    Nah you'd kill the community which I've enjoyed for many years (and it was my polls that got locked).

    FWIW My experience here is that criticism is tolerated of coaches and to a lesser extent players (so long as its not Flaming, harassing, insulting, or threatening...personal or rumors). While I don't think I crossed that line, I do recognize that those threads likely would have have posts with those banned behaviors, they'd may cut it off before it got there. That's fine, it's their responsibility to keep this place active, civil, and interesting.
     
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  18. thekentuckygator

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    My ex wife did that too. Lol
     
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  19. thekentuckygator

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    It is on some I have frequented over the years. Not football though. This has been my only exposure to that.
     
  20. thekentuckygator

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    That’s a good point. Maybe a couple strikes before a beating? Lol