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Discussion in 'Community Board' started by KristaTX, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. crashbb

    crashbb DIS Veteran

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    To me, the two examples are so far from each other, that I don't even make the connection between them. I see what you (and Snarlingcoyote are saying), but, to me, the "just like it's wrong" is comparing apples and oranges (well, maybe grapefruits and oranges).

    Not saying those those who report posts should be burned at the stake, just saying that I don't agree that the comparison to not reporting child abuse is a valid one.
     
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  3. Wish I lived in Fl

    Wish I lived in Fl DIS Veteran

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    The "Snitches get Stiches" phrase was used against people in my town as why they should help coverup the rape of a high school student by other high school students.
    I hate that phrase.
     
  4. Tigger&Belle

    Tigger&Belle <font color=blue>I'm the good girl on the DIS<br><

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    Krista, I so wanted to report this thread just for the fun of it! ;) :lmao:

    :thumbsup2:rotfl2:
     
  5. Tigger&Belle

    Tigger&Belle <font color=blue>I'm the good girl on the DIS<br><

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    I have reported newly-posted spam threads, especially the occasional vulgar thread, but do not report other threads unless it's pretty bad. As in, an obvious, nasty attack on someone. And I haven't had a thread closed on the DIS in quite some time. :angel: :eek: :rotfl:

    Sometimes, though, I worry that I'm going to forget I'm here instead of on facebook and post something points-worthy by accident. If I'm going to get points, I at least want it to be an intentional posting!!! :rotfl2:
     
  6. KristaTX

    KristaTX ♥DIS Veteran♥<br><font color=9966ff>I never knew t

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    :joker:<---- Tigger&Belle

    :wave:


    The interesting thing is that I have a few real life far-away friends on this thread, and we don't all necessarily agree. But we don't all necessarily disagree, either. But I feel like almost everyone on this thread is able to discuss this without getting to the point where we need to "report" our DIS neighbor, or where we feel we have to be mean enough to be reported in order to make our point.

    Like anyplace in life, everyone won't see eye to eye, but most of us realize that that's okay most of the time. But there's always going to be a few jerks who purposely do things that may lead to appropriate reporting by someone else, and also a few overly sensitive people that tend to freak out about the slightest little insignificant thing. Those two groups sometimes ruin the fun for everyone else. Just like in a classroom, at home with kids, at work, or in just about any setting.
     
  7. Dan Murphy

    Dan Murphy We are family.

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    I have reported a few over the past 13 years here. The 2+ year stint :crazy2: as a moderator here on the community board (long before they went to that team thing) gave me a good basis of what might need a report and what not. A few over the years, yes, but not many. And never any on this forum anymore, just the theme park board that Diane mentioned some posts back. And a few over the years I have sent a link to MJ directly, knowing she would handle it expeditiously and correctly.

    Good topic, Krista.
     
  8. Pea-n-Me

    Pea-n-Me DIS Veteran

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    I meant to say thank you. He is missed.
     
  9. angwill

    angwill I just want to live at WDW!

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    I hate to tell you but just putting symbols in place of a swear word can get you points. I had someone report me for doing that last night and I wasn't talking mean about anyone just telling a story. I never even knew it was against the rules to do it either.
     
  10. Robbi

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    The hall monitors comment caught my attention. I've not been here long and haven't been reported that I know about anyway. I almost created a thread Friday night asking if there was an outbreak of:
    1.PMS
    2.Menopause
    3.Classroom monitors
    because some "experts" chimed in on a thread and acted like the kids who took names for the teacher.
     
  11. Mary Jo

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    Hi, just a clarification :)

    You didn't get points, you got a warning as a heads up with a link to the DIS guidelines on bypassing the word filter. No one reported you. I was reading the thread when I saw your post. I just want to make sure you know that you were not reported and you did not receive points.

    Putting symbols instead of a word will not get anyone points or a warning. Creatively spelling a word that is filtered will normally get posts deleted with a warning or infraction. Personally, I would rather give a heads up and modify the post so the person can still get the message across.

    Example: Let's say grass is a filtered word. If you spelled it out we would see ***** on the boards - that's okay. If someone wanted to write *#^&@ - that would also be okay. The following would not be allowed: g****, gra$$, gr*ss, g*#%&, etc.

    Hope that helps.

    (Dan, was it only two years? It seemed so many more)
     
  12. Dan Murphy

    Dan Murphy We are family.

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    Nope, just about 2. I came on the boards on March of '99, went on our family trip and returned in Dec of '99, started the moderator thing in, I think Feb of '00, and hung up my keys in March of '02. Actually fun years (for the most part), wonderful co moderators, miss them all...I think they are all gone...and wonderful fun times on the CB with so many nice people, again, so many are gone. My trips out by you with you, Lesley, the rascals, etc were both back in '01.
     
  13. SaraJayne

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    Under this name, anyway. :)
     
  14. Buckalew11

    Buckalew11 2013 1/2 Marathon Finisher!!! Woohoo!!

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    Yep, better to just spell it out and let the filter take over.

    It seemed like more than 2 because the boards were so slow back then and we were all on dial-up (some faster than others! :rotfl:) I remember clicking a topic and walking away and coming back in 5 mins to finally read it!:faint:

    It did seem more than 2 or 2+ to me too! This was my first message board and everyone was so much fun to post with back then. I mean, "Can we get MNGoofy back yet?" ;):faint::banana: Gotta love me. :smokin:

    :laughing: SaraJayne, you are ruthless.
     

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