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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Wed Dec 7, 2011, 06:35 AM

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Just wanted to add that, as a host of this forum, my take is that we are here to facilitate discussion in accordance with the forum guidelines. We are here to serve the membership in that the goal (again, as I see it) is to help DU remain a pleasurable experience for everyone.

The only administrative power we have is the ability to lock threads that don't adhere to these guidelines. I don't think this power should be taken lightly, however, as locking a thread can seem punitive and harsh. I urge anyone who has had a thread locked to appeal to the locking host if you think the thread was locked in error.

Since this preview is a learning experience for all of us (as the OP said so well), my own inclination during this trial is to pretty much leave threads that don't seem to adhere to the guidelines unlocked, while adding a comment in those threads indicating that the thread would have been more suitable for another (named) forum. I think this could have the effect of keeping the lines of communication open between hosts and members, and I think it can provide some valuable insight into why a particular thread was seen as appropriate for the Soapbox.

It's a privilege and a pleasure for me to be a part of this amazing community, and I salute you all!












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