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Author Topic: Would this forum be better with members only and more moderation  (Read 2873 times)
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« on: Fri, 23-Aug-13 @ 08:11:10PM »
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I frequent several different message board forums. This one is about the worst for internet trolls who insult other people and other organizations in anonymous posts.
Most other sites require people to be a member to post. You can use an alias but you cannot post anonymously. Most other sites are moderated more closely and inflammatory posts are removed fairly quickly.
I find this site to be very informative and there are some interesting discussion. Unfortunately, the discussion is often spoiled by the behavior of a few. I am sure that there are people who no longer come here because of this.
I decided to anonymously start a thread to discuss whether people would prefer this site to be "members only" to post and to be monitored more closely.
Constructive comments please!
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i agree
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« Reply #1 on: Sun, 25-Aug-13 @ 09:41:34AM »
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I frequent several different message board forums. This one is about the worst for internet trolls who insult other people and other organizations in anonymous posts.
Most other sites require people to be a member to post. You can use an alias but you cannot post anonymously. Most other sites are moderated more closely and inflammatory posts are removed fairly quickly.
I find this site to be very informative and there are some interesting discussion. Unfortunately, the discussion is often spoiled by the behavior of a few. I am sure that there are people who no longer come here because of this.
I decided to anonymously start a thread to discuss whether people would prefer this site to be "members only" to post and to be monitored more closely.
Constructive comments please!

Its a bully atmosphere on here n worst is when people r very negative about kids. If have to join then would limit it.  I'm in favour of it
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Not the answer
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« Reply #2 on: Sun, 25-Aug-13 @ 10:06:13AM »
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This website would suck if it required logins.  This website actually tried mandatory logins a couple years ago and there was a total of 5 posts made in a 2 week period before they moved back to no logins. 

The reality is nobody would post on this website if it required a login.  I agree that discussions often drift off-topic or become very negative, but there is plenty of quality discussion as well.  One thing is for certain, this forum does get people talking about Canadian amateur football which in my opinion is a good thing.

There are only two other amateur Canadian football websites that have discussion forums and they both require a login.  The other two websites combined get less then 1% of the post that ACG gets.  Case closed.

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No logins
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« Reply #3 on: Sun, 25-Aug-13 @ 11:00:58AM »
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When a troll enters the discussions, the best thing to do is to ignore them and continue with the topic that is being discussed. The minute you respond to the trolls, you have others coming in on the discussion. They will usually go away if they are not being acknowledged.
Keep the forums open and ignore the few trolls that may drift in.
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« Reply #4 on: Mon, 19-Dec-16 @ 08:59:21AM »
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As a mod it's impossible to monitor every thread. I'm in the process of deleting garbage right now. If you see something offensive, report it, one of us will deal with it, one way or another
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« Reply #5 on: Mon, 19-Dec-16 @ 05:56:56PM »
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I just now removed some garbage posts by a Thomas kr, do not click on links that are suspect
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« Reply #6 on: Thu, 28-Sep-17 @ 04:49:23PM »
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This Forum is free speech, if you don't like some of the postings do not come to the board, you sound like a lefty liberal little national socialist trying to muzzle the free presentation of ideas and opinions, both good and bad
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re: free speech
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« Reply #7 on: Thu, 28-Sep-17 @ 06:14:07PM »
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Liberals support free speech - name a more liberal organization than the ACLU.  It is idiot conservative that are against it.  An example it is stupid conservatives that are trying to stop NFL football players from exercising their first amendment rights by kneeling during the national anthem.

I am a liberal and I support this forum continuing to be a free for all.  Let the weak hearted go to the geriatric  Laval lovefest forum.
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« Reply #8 on: Sat, 21-Oct-17 @ 11:20:54AM »
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Mixed feelings on sign-ins. Yesterday I removed a dozen posts, this morning one. I look every day but it's time consuming to check every section, if you see something offensive report it. Today we have a moron troller , JamesOrexy remove about 6 off his posts
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