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Inconsistency in moderation

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Chickenlittle, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. Chickenlittle

    Chickenlittle Active Member

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    I will no longer post here. My last post moved to snappiness according to my profile but appears to have been deleted. The post simply was that a poster consider submitting to seeking alpha. My guess is moderator considered it an insult but there is a whole thread about submitting to seeking alpha. I see nothing inflammatory or insulting in making the suggestion.

    censorship only for no reason. I would ask moderators to restore the post in snippiness so that others can view it to show the level of censorship
     
  2. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    As far as I know, the only reason the Mods would ever delete a post--other than by mistake, and we all make them--is either because it contains copyrighted material, or it is, um, not family friendly.
     
  3. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    I see your post - perhaps forum software had a hiccup and took a few minutes to resolve. I don't see any evidence that anyone deleted it & then restored. Jerry33 is correct. We do not delete posts unless there is a copyright issue or a family-friendly issue. And in those cases, we contact the OP to see if they'd like to modify and correct the issue.
     
  4. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Oddly, I don't see his post. There's some kind of glitch going on with the server.
     
  5. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Bizarre. For posterity:

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  6. rolosrevenge

    rolosrevenge Dr. EVS

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    Oh SNAP!
     
  7. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    Hey Chicken -
    As with the condemned man, upon being asked why he objected to being hanged on Monday, replied "Cuz it seems a turrible way to start the week", I hope your thread-beginning post isn't how you finish 2014.....

    Happy New Year!
     
  8. CHGolferJim

    CHGolferJim Member

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    C'mon man! Have some drinks, stay up late, and start the new year off with your TMC mates. The moderators are not really the heart of this forum, it's the informative discussion to which you have contributed very well.
     
  9. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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  10. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    Actually every online forum I've ever participated in would be useless without good moderators, so I consider them the heart/backbone of TMC. Thank you moderators!
     
  11. TES-E

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    I agree. Thank you moderators!
     
  12. dhrivnak

    dhrivnak Active Member

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    Yes thank you moderators for what I assume is a thankless job and I have yet to seen anything but help from a moderator.
     
  13. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    It's a group effort :). I personally respect so many of you and what you've brought to the discussion ... don't you feel like you have a front row seat to history-in-the-making at times?
     
  14. mkjayakumar

    mkjayakumar Active Member

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    Absolutely!
     
  15. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    There was an odd glitch that stopped the thread from re-indexing. After a tip from doug, I got the thread to reappear in its full form; everyone should be able to see all posts now.

    Happy New Year!

    - - - Updated - - -

    P.S. How about a joint new year's resolution for everyone to not get frustrated with each other and no snippy posts for an entire year? :)
     
  16. JRP3

    JRP3 Hyperactive Member

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    That would be rather dull...sometimes a good snip is in order :wink:
     
  17. ariporad

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    I give it 10 minutes. :)
     
  18. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Wonder who will have the honors of 'First Snippy Post of 2015'? And no, that is not a challenge.
     
  19. bollar

    bollar Disgruntled Member

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    I guess it depends on the timezone, but Chickenlittle has already been given the honors in my TZ.
     
  20. Krugerrand

    Krugerrand Active Member

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    Hey, Chicken! It was/is just a glitch. Yesterday I could not see several of the newly minted snippy (or snappy) posts and today I can. So don't sweat it. Just wait until you have a moderator give you negative rep at anywhere from -90 to -200+ points. :wink:
     

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