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JoyBoroAngel Report 26 Jun 2008 23:27



JoyBoroAngel Report 26 Jun 2008 23:28




they could then remove comments

before a thread turned


CATHKIN Report 26 Jun 2008 23:28

good idea

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 26 Jun 2008 23:30

i use delete
joy i delete the whole thread if its mine

i know what you mean, see one headding that way tonight,
i just backed off it
dont want arguement me


JoyBoroAngel Report 26 Jun 2008 23:31

as the owner deleted

it could send a copy to gr

incase people complained about the deletions


JoyBoroAngel Report 26 Jun 2008 23:34

but it would give responsibility

to the owner of the thread to keep it nice

Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 26 Jun 2008 23:35

I don't know about anything that has gone on..............but it does seem a shame that some threads are happily jogging along with everyone getting along and enjoying themselves......and suddenly, just one thoughtless comment, and the whole thread can turn sour.......such a pity.....


JoyBoroAngel Report 26 Jun 2008 23:37

yes like my john lesley debate yesterday

gr whooshed it


eRRolSheep Report 26 Jun 2008 23:45

But then does that not make the thread instigator judge and jury? This is an open forum so if someone starts a thread on a certain topic they have to expect and accept that some people will not agree with them.
If they want to discuss a topic without conflicting opinions and views then start a private forum!


JoyBoroAngel Report 26 Jun 2008 23:46

yes Errol

but i still think its a good idea

sort of emergency stop button


JoyBoroAngel Report 26 Jun 2008 23:51

or take the one i already have steve pmsl

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 27 Jun 2008 00:01

I get the feeling that there are some people who like to go on a thread to start a squabble.

A debate (even a heated debate) is one thing but some people like to bring up old scores and see nastiness when it may simply be a difference of opinion.

Sometimes the problem is due to the difficulty of expressing emotions or irony on threads. Sometimes remarks look abrupt or rude when they weren't meant that way.



eRRolSheep Report 27 Jun 2008 00:19

Yes Sue - often it boils down to simple netiquette. It's like, for example, people that constantly type in capitals - they have been criticised in the past because it is the net equivalent of shouting - particularly in titles.
Message boards are very emotionless and expressionless.


(¯`*•.¸JUPITER JOY AND HER CRYSTAL BALLS(¯`*•.¸ Report 27 Jun 2008 00:22

good idea reggie.nice call.but i bet they


JoyBoroAngel Report 27 Jun 2008 09:07

i bet they wont our Ronnie to XXX


Bobtanian Report 27 Jun 2008 10:27

That way if the thread owner starts censoring, then isnt it likely that there will be a stigma attached?

like "She/he " always deletes MY posts, but leaves her/his ""Favourites"" posts in.......?

I think it could be done,now, if it is worth the bother, paste the thread into word or summat, edit it, delete the original,and repost the amended thread....

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom Report 27 Jun 2008 10:38

I think its a bad idea.

Many members would have posts removed on the basis that they are disliked by the thread poster rather than there being anything wrong with the post itself.

That in itself would cause more upset and rows on the board. as people would remove posts in the quest to wind that person up.

Can you imagine joining in a debate, in a non contentious way, only to find your posts are being removed every time you add to the thread ?

Believe me, people are childish enough to do it.

I think the request review button is adequate enough to report individual posts. Ok it may not get removed straight away, but if the thread is going that nasty then its up to the poster, if around, to remove it themselves, or leave it and not comment further for all to see who is causing the upset..


InspectorGreenPen Report 27 Jun 2008 10:39

I disagree, mainly because I don't like the idea of on person being judge, jury and executioner.

GR already has rules as to what should and shouldn't be posted, and a mechanism for reporting any posts that are not compliant with those rules.

Having a different opinion shouldn't does not break those rules, but personal attacks on people do.

Lets leave it as it is.


JoyBoroAngel Report 27 Jun 2008 10:43

when i put up a debate

i expect differences of opinion

but i disagree with people

been down right rude to other posters on it

who just differ in opinion

we all cant think the same and are entitled to our view

skwirrel 1

skwirrel 1 Report 27 Jun 2008 10:46

Yes I have to agree with Mildred and Peter

Let GR deal with troublesome threads.