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12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only

The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal

Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.

At least that is my take on a basic outline.
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12/21/2015 3:15:56 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM, Mikal wrote:
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only


The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal


Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.


At least that is my take on a basic outline.

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12/21/2015 6:55:10 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM, Mikal wrote:
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only


The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal


Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.


At least that is my take on a basic outline.

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12/21/2015 8:23:33 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM, Mikal wrote:
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only


The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal


Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.


At least that is my take on a basic outline.

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12/21/2015 5:53:19 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM, Mikal wrote:
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only


The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal


Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.


At least that is my take on a basic outline.

You would get monumental flame wars there, but the trolls will still infect the other boards. So what would be the point?

Most of our trolls are young and immature. It's no fun for them if the action is allowed. Piercing your nose and dyeing your hair orange is only good if it makes mom/teacher/policeman/judge/government/God upset. That is why trolls will spray paint "God is dead" on a church and not on the planned parenthood office across the street.

Are you trying to coral the trolls or do you just enjoy flame wars? If the former, it won't make a bit of difference.
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12/21/2015 5:55:36 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Flame wars can and will happen no matter what. The more people that can't rage or just act in a way they normally would react to something, actually causes them to build up crap. Stuff builds up and eventually it comes out in a drastically negative way. Allowing a forum for people to rant and vent helps stop that, and maintains it to that one forum where it would be permitted
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12/21/2015 7:05:43 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 7:04:52 PM, Raisor wrote:
Oh neat, a Purge forum.

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12/21/2015 8:46:57 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM, Mikal wrote:
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only


The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal


Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.


At least that is my take on a basic outline.

Here is my problem with the concept.

So. I get into an argument with you, a very heated argument. We are pissed. WAIT!!! Go on over to the other thread in the open forum so I can insult you without repercussion.

I just don't see how that works. Arguments happen. They happen in context of discussion, not as a island in a thread created for the argument.
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12/21/2015 9:55:33 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 8:46:57 PM, TBR wrote:
At 12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM, Mikal wrote:
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only


The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal


Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.


At least that is my take on a basic outline.

Here is my problem with the concept.

So. I get into an argument with you, a very heated argument. We are pissed. WAIT!!! Go on over to the other thread in the open forum so I can insult you without repercussion.

I just don't see how that works. Arguments happen. They happen in context of discussion, not as a island in a thread created for the argument.

If you ask him me to stop then there would be consequences
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12/21/2015 10:28:38 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 9:55:33 PM, Mikal wrote:
At 12/21/2015 8:46:57 PM, TBR wrote:
At 12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM, Mikal wrote:
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only


The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal


Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.


At least that is my take on a basic outline.

Here is my problem with the concept.

So. I get into an argument with you, a very heated argument. We are pissed. WAIT!!! Go on over to the other thread in the open forum so I can insult you without repercussion.

I just don't see how that works. Arguments happen. They happen in context of discussion, not as a island in a thread created for the argument.

If you ask him me to stop then there would be consequences

How about a safe word. Really want some language frm being used. Call "banana"
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12/21/2015 10:30:59 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 10:28:38 PM, TBR wrote:

How about a safe word. Really want some language from being used? Call "banana"

Better yet, have the safe word be a safe phrase, and make it a really good insult, so that when you want the bad language to stop, it sounds like youre just adding to the flame war
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12/23/2015 6:23:49 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
I'm a big fan of this idea, and I don't think that it would end up being a 'troll center' because of DDO's site culture. The people at the top of the food chain in the free-for-all zone would be witty and intelligent people with a bit of a bite to their rhetoric, like Drafterman before the conduct policy was enforced. Far from becoming a haven for trolls, it would be a place in which trolls would be brutally abused, considering how minimally exceptional many of them tend to be.
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12/23/2015 11:32:20 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/21/2015 12:53:31 AM, Mikal wrote:
This is an idea I've just recently seen, and like. I want to open this up for discussion on possibly how to manage or moderate this forum, to see where this discussion goes. My ideas personally on how this should be moderate are as follows.

*Anyone that posts in this forum, acknowledges and agrees that all conduct in this forum is separated from the site conduct policy
*Personal attacks against other members who chose not to participate in this forum are not allowed and shall have the same consequence as normal
*Rants, Attacks, Adhoms, are limited to this forum only


The entire issue is how to handle flame wars when people voluntarily participate in this thread and when they should stop. I think the best way to handle it is allow flame wars to happen and generally be contained to the one thread where they started, or just this forum only. If you see both parties participating in the flame war, it's a general consensus that it's okay and should be allowed. If you see one person attacking someone and the other member says "stop", then that is where moderation draws a line. If you see one member ask another member to stop, and they don't then the issue should be moderated as normal


Basically this forum is just for people that wish to rant, rage, and generally participate in conduct that is normally not allowed and do this under a dual consensus from both members.


At least that is my take on a basic outline.

In other words it's a troll forum