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Paul Barton, Special Agent

Paul Barton, Special Agent Report 28 Mar 2013 11:15

Don't worry folks. I got an email from GR explaining I had broken the rules. They were quite right and I apologise.

'Please do not use the service for any business or commercial or charitable
purpose, or to promote any alternative commercial service.'


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 28 Mar 2013 11:02

RR = Report.
It used to be called Request Review, hence many of us use the abbreviation RR

OP = Opening post. ( or Opening Poster)
Christina (Lancashire) started this thread, so her first post is the OP

Holes = where something has been reported. Instead of the original text, in italics is wording along the lines of 'This post has been requested for review'


Elaine Report 28 Mar 2013 10:57

Thanks Gai....I don't know what holes are either! Lol


Elaine Report 28 Mar 2013 10:56

By the way,can anyone please tell me,what is RR and OP?


Gai Report 28 Mar 2013 10:54

Either I read the thread before posts were RR'd or I'm going blind as I didn't see
any holes.

Elaine, there was nothing wrong with your post so it can't have been you.



Elaine Report 28 Mar 2013 10:51

Hope it wasn't cos of me...I did put I wished GR would give free weekend too.And when someone put that I shouldn't pay for credits,I said I had to have some subscription,even the cheapest PAYG credits,in order to contact other members,re trees or getting help...don't think I was malicious tho.Hope the post is put up again.x


Porkie_Pie Report 28 Mar 2013 10:44

Far to many threads reported and also removed,

I'm beginning to wonder if it's worth my time posting anything for fear that it will either get reported or that it may be cause for complaint from some members

No wonder the community boards have become a place to avoid for lots of members



+++DetEcTive+++ Report 28 Mar 2013 10:42

There were several 'holes' in it, icluding the OP - must have been after you read it.

So if the OP RR is upheld, the whole thread goes :-(


Andysmum Report 28 Mar 2013 10:42

When I added to it a couple of posts had been RR'd but not the whole thread!


Gai Report 28 Mar 2013 10:39

I only read the thread 15 minutes ago and it hadn't been RR'd.

I wonder if someone from GR deleted the thread.



+++DetEcTive+++ Report 28 Mar 2013 10:34

It might be because there was slight irritation that Ancestry (and GR) tend to freeze when free access is allowed.

There is something in the T&C about not criticising other sites.

It's the flaming Board Police taking it upon themselves to impose T&C which don't harm anyone. :-P

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 28 Mar 2013 10:29

What happened to Paul's thread about Ancestry's free access this Bank Holiday Weekend?

Just tried to post on it again and it was whooshed away!

What was so wrong with any of the postings that someone had to request review!!!