Report problems on the Talk to BDC forum

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    You're missing the main point. Self control and personal responsibility. Even if you see the ignored persons quotes you still need to be adult enough to take control. The only time Dottie should get a complaint is if someone is in danger or has been threatened.  Other than that we should be adult enought to monitor ourselves and stop crying to mom (Dottie).

    I definitely agree with this...you hit the nail on the head. Everyone is free to ignore posters who bother them - whether with the actual ignore button that BDC kindly provided, or the good old fashioned way of just controlling yourself and not replying to them. If someone doesn't care for Softlaw or Pike or Georom or whoever, they don't have to read their posts or engage with them...simple as that. No one here can get under your skin if you don't allow them to, or force you to get into a back-and-forth with them.

    I'm a fan of laissez-faire moderating (not that my opinion means anything)...given the above, I think the situations in which a moderator needs to step in to delete posts or ban posters should be very limited. However, if the board IS to be aggressively policed, I don't think having several "citizen moderators" who know the board well and have a stake in it would be the worst idea in the world.

    There is no way in h-e- two sticks your idea would work. Sorry. As soon as the moderators would be named, just as quickly the annimosity and fighting would ensue. For example, if Bill was put in charge there are a NUMBER of people that would take issue with that one. There is no one here that would be impartial. Sorry.  But, if Dottie gives it a green light it will surely be entertaining.

    I disagree that we couldn't find any posters who would be fair and responsible if entrusted with such a task. The likely problem is that, as with running for elected office, the best and most suitable probably wouldn't be interested (though Southpaw has volunteered, and I do think he'd do a good job).

    Of course, it's all a moot point as this would never happen. Fun idea to toss around, though.

     
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    Re: Report problems on the Talk to BDC forum

    In response to Flapjack07's comment:

     No one here can get under your skin if you don't allow them to, or force you to get into a back-and-forth with them.




    Just lurking, but I wanted to say I agree with the above sentence.

    Took me a while to get it.

     
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    Re: Report problems on the Talk to BDC forum

    Dottie: I tried posting on one of the threads today and it failed to appear. Then it finally appeared about six times (my fault; I guess I hit the post button that many times). Please fix this!

     
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    In response to pumpsie-green's comment:

    Dottie: I tried posting on one of the threads today and it failed to appear. Then it finally appeared about six times (my fault; I guess I hit the post button that many times). Please fix this!

      I 2nd that for the last two days.....  It could have something to do with yesterdays events in Boston, the Internet was over used.....


     
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    Yeah, the site was acting up yesterday afternoon/evening. I think your right Bill. Lots of activity on here.

     
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    actually, Its still acting up today. Its lagging. I tried to edit a post and just create a post and it didnt take right away, if at all.

     
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    Re: Report problems on the Talk to BDC forum

    Solar flares?

     
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    (I think)

     
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    this site is screwy today...

     
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    In response to southpaw777's comment:

    this site is screwy today...




    I'm actually seeing screennames other than mine appearing up at the top. Don't know what that's about.

     
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    this site is screwy today...

     




    I'm actually seeing screennames other than mine appearing up at the top. Don't know what that's about.

     




    yeah, ive been dgalehouse, pumpise and a couple others since last evening. Im finally southpaw777 right now as we speak.

     
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    In response to Flapjack07's comment:

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    this site is screwy today...

     




    I'm actually seeing screennames other than mine appearing up at the top. Don't know what that's about.

     



    same here. i've had it say Welcome, Softlaw2 at the top of the boards

     
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    Welcome, Sheriff-Rojas

     
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    In response to mef429's comment:

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    this site is screwy today...

     




    I'm actually seeing screennames other than mine appearing up at the top. Don't know what that's about.

     

     



    same here. i've had it say Welcome, Softlaw2 at the top of the boards

     



    I was just going to complain about it calling me TV-Guy [Pike], but that's even worse. My condolences.

     
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    Its certainly screwy. My screen name came up as Zorro.

     
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    Re: Report problems on the Talk to BDC forum

    Anyone else seeing their posts several minutes after posting? It's 10:45 now, this might show up by midnight.

     

     
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    Re: Report problems on the Talk to BDC forum

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    Anyone else seeing their posts several minutes after posting? It's 10:45 now, this might show up by midnight.

     

     



    the entire forum seems to be updating like that. check the "latest post" timer

     

    37 seconds ago by ampoule

    i waited 2 minutes and refreshed the frontpage, 9 minutes ago by ampoule

    so the site took at least 8 minuted before it updated all the new posts.

     
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    In response to mef429's comment:

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    Anyone else seeing their posts several minutes after posting? It's 10:45 now, this might show up by midnight.

     

     



    the entire forum seems to be updating like that. check the "latest post" timer

     

    37 seconds ago by ampoule

    i waited 2 minutes and refreshed the frontpage, 9 minutes ago by ampoule

    so the site took at least 8 minuted before it updated all the new posts.

       Shouldn't bother you ....... You & Conan just deliver childish junk to this board anyway !!


     
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    Re: Report problems on the Talk to BDC forum

    Got an issue with my screenname being another name and not being able to add my reply because there are no "stars" on the threads.  

    In addition my profie name MadMc44 shows at the top but I'm being asked to sign in again--then my user and password aren't accepted.

     
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