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#16 Mini Mad Drakeley

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:00 PM

im learning to drive in a cooperD and i like it lol

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:03 PM

Yeah economical, but rather slow compared to the petrol.

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:14 PM

I'm a mod and am responsible for certain areas, but if I close or delete or move something, I bloody well explain why!


so do i and i thought a PM was something we should do

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:20 PM

no why send pm's, just wxplain on the thread why it was closed, simple as

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:26 PM

I'm a mod and am responsible for certain areas, but if I close or delete or move something, I bloody well explain why!


so do i and i thought a PM was something we should do


I agree Bungle, but there should also be an explanation in the thread. One should not happen without the other.

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:27 PM

I'm a mod and am responsible for certain areas, but if I close or delete or move something, I bloody well explain why!


so do i and i thought a PM was something we should do

Do you mean like this:

i recieved this....

" have closed this for now, until it can be cleared up, as its getting spammed heavily at the moment."

and to be honest it was... people on here dont have an open mind at all... im sure someone could find something they like about it... but no just because its a bini its all negative..


The thread wasn't deleted. It was made invisible to give the moderator time to get on top of the spam spiral, if you don't stop people posting it's normally impossible to get in front of the wake of spam. I know, I've been there.

Plus, when that happened to me, I did explain what was going on in the thread and I got about ten PM's insulting me for doing my job (which I do for nothing, in my spare time) so I don't particularly blame the moderator who made that topic invisible so they could sort it out.

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:44 PM

You also need to be patient. if it closed indefinitley the original poster would get advised why. If not then it would be actioned and then reopened. Both of which are discussed before anything happens. Having a go at the staff who are volunteers is not fair.

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:49 PM

well not being funny or anthing, but perhaps you should ease off of the over moderation abit then and just let people say what they want within reason. I mean it is a forum at the end of the day, you got to take what ever people thing of the subject that is posted

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 10:49 PM

You also need to be patient. if it closed indefinitley the original poster would get advised why. If not then it would be actioned and then reopened. Both of which are discussed before anything happens. Having a go at the staff who are volunteers is not fair.



All this could have been avoided with a simple message that the thread was being closed for...whatever time you needed. The mini forum team have an identity that is just the team so that members would still not know who closed it and could not send nasty messages.

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 11:00 PM

well not being funny or anthing, but perhaps you should ease off of the over moderation abit then and just let people say what they want within reason. I mean it is a forum at the end of the day, you got to take what ever people thing of the subject that is posted


There was a user using a sock puppet account to purposely start an argument. which needed to be sorted before you all got your freedom of speech. Now, arguing with the staff over a thread that has been sorted and reopened is a little bit pointless don't you think?


You also need to be patient. if it closed indefinitley the original poster would get advised why. If not then it would be actioned and then reopened. Both of which are discussed before anything happens. Having a go at the staff who are volunteers is not fair.



All this could have been avoided with a simple message that the thread was being closed for...whatever time you needed. The mini forum team have an identity that is just the team so that members would still not know who closed it and could not send nasty messages.


The Thread originator was advised! have a read through the posts above. We will not pm everyone on the thread as that is just rediculous. As for the work, the entire thread was set to invisble in order for the work to be done and that is our perogative to do so.


#26 Mini Mad Drakeley

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 11:02 PM

if you were part of the team though would you not get a bit ******* off with people posting replies which are just causing arguements and then everyone just having a big arguement over opinions that are all meant to be different? i know i would just get ******* off and some threads would just get deleted no notifications on the thread just a pm sent to the starter and that would be it and sending harsh messages to the team is going a bit far, theyre just doing their jobs to try make it a more friendly forum

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 11:06 PM

i wasnt arguing with you, i was just meerly saying something

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 11:11 PM

I'm sorry but *yawn*. Whats up with the forum? I don't see stuff like this on other forums.

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 11:14 PM

The Thread originator was advised! have a read through the posts above. We will not pm everyone on the thread as that is just rediculous. As for the work, the entire thread was set to invisble in order for the work to be done and that is our perogative to do so. [/color][/b]


A simple message could have been put on the closed thread for a minute or so, then the work done. Adding words like "and that is our perogative to do so", do you really think that helps the situation? To the masses it says "..... you we do what we like.

I know you guys do a lot of work under pressure but 30 seconds thought before an act would save you so much.

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 11:15 PM

thats what im trying to say grease monkey, i mean this is a very good forum, at times, its just when it gets stupid with thread closures and stuff.




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