RE: [DMCForum] Re: Posting FROM Marc Levy about Moderation
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RE: [DMCForum] Re: Posting FROM Marc Levy about Moderation

Yeah thats all fine an good to say now, but if we live by that rule the members dwindle down as they get pissed off for all the shit that gets thown about, hence the need for some kind of moderation. 

Jack Stiefel
DMC Vin 3461 & 16879

-----Original Message-----
From: "Kevin Abato" <delorean@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: 7/19/2006 2:12 PM
Subject: RE: [DMCForum] Re: Posting FROM Marc Levy about Moderation

Why do you need to decide when to end a topic. If you don't want to read
about it anymore....DON'-T
Its simple...really. If you watch TV, and don't like what you see...change
the channel and watch something else. Don't have your cable company block
the show for everyone they service.

Kevin Abato
Vin# 16680


From: HYPERLINK ""DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:HYPERLINK ""DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Jon Heese
Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 12:29 PM
To: HYPERLINK ""DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Re: Posting FROM Marc Levy about Moderation

I think the problems lies in who decides when a topic needs to be ended. 
This is obviously a subjective decision and thus opens the door to 
problems that plague many moderated discussion lists/forums. There are 
really only two right answers to this question as far as I can see it. 
Either "no one", or "everyone". I could consider "a majority of 
everyone" as an almost right answer. The last two require some way for 
all members to vote on an individual basis for the removal of each 
individual post, which is just silly and really negates the need for 
moderation (if every member is expected to read the offending post and 
vote, what good does removing that post do?). "No one" is really the 
best answer because it requires no set up, no maintenance, allows for no 
corruption or abuse of power, and is directly in line with the initial 
reasons behind the forum's creation.

I don't remember ever seeing a poll for "Should DMCForum be moderated? 
Yes or No". Did I miss this, or are you referring to the vague 
"Religion"/"-Politics" polls?

Jon Heese

timnagin wrote:
> Chuck,
> The Forum is still, essentially, unmoderated. The only time the
> "moderators" step in is when a topic needs to be ended. As was mentioned
> already, this was voted for by the group.
> Greg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: DMCForum@yahoogroup <mailto:DMCForum%-40yahoogroups.-com>
[mailto:DMCForum@-yahoogroup <mailto:DMCForum%-40yahoogroups.-com>] On
> Of Chuck McKnight
> Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 11:52 PM
> To: DMCForum@yahoogroup <mailto:DMCForum%-40yahoogroups.-com>
> Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Re: Posting FROM Marc Levy about Moderation
> Exactly, the whole idea of DMCForum was to be unmoderated. SO LET IT BE
> UNMODERATED ALLREADY. Just my two cents.
> Chuck McKnight
> Erik Geerdink <dmcerik@yahoo. <> com> wrote: Do
> you think i read the rules? nope. I don't care about them. It wasn't
> until now that these "rules" were enforced, so thats why i'm speaking up.
> don't see why you guys just can't let the forum be un-moderated. Who are
> you trying to protect? 
> Think of the stress relief you both would have if you just let the forum
> run itself and stopped trying to police things. no more late nights trying
> to make things right. Just let it go.
> Erik
> Yahoo! Groups Links

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