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Alan45
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 08, 2015 1:28 pm Reply with quote
I like the look of the new rules especially the links to the additional discussion parts.

A couple of suggestions. What ever is decided about recommendations should be in there with a link to the appropriate portions of the anime hunting thread.

Either in the same sub forum or in the next one listed should be a "How to use the forum software" section. This should include the Tips and Tricks thread as well as the still appropriate parts of the manual that Tempest posted not to long ago.
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nobahn
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2015 10:30 pm Reply with quote
I respectfully submit that something from this thread should either be inserted into "Teh Rules" or linked to from "Teh Rules".
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Dan42
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2015 12:32 pm Reply with quote
Something... like what? If you want it, then please make a draft of what specifically you would like added/modified to Teh Rules.
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willag
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2015 1:39 pm Reply with quote
Here's one that include nobahn's proposed rule. Feel free to move it around. I inserted it before the commerce rule since self-promotion and commerce serve similar intentions to draw eyes away from this site and try to sell themselves. If you do move it, be sure to update the commerce rule, part B, where it references the number of the bootleg rule.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2015 5:32 pm Reply with quote
Thank you, willag.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:13 pm Reply with quote
willag--

Because Zac has explicitly stated that that Talkback threads to original editorial content never time out, I would respectfully submit that the two bullets under 11(b) dealing with reviews should be replaced with something like: Talkback threads to original editorial content never expire / time out.
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Dan42
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:41 am Reply with quote
nobahn wrote:
I would respectfully submit that the two bullets under 11(b) dealing with reviews should be replaced with something like: Talkback threads to original editorial content never expire / time out.

That's not entirely the case. Internally we refer to "editorial" as stuff under Zac's supervision, but if we were to write it that way in Teh Rules it would confuse people into thinking that news are also included. And they are not, as necroposting on really olde news is utterly pointless.


But anyway, finally Teh Rules have been updated. omatase shimashita!
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willag
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:32 pm Reply with quote
I love it, Dan! Thanks! I also really like the abridged version that shows up when you make or edit a post - that's a really neat idea. I'm not certain how it'll look on my phone, though. I wonder if it'll be a bit of pain there to scroll down to get to the post tab. But on the computer screen it looks just fine.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:15 pm Reply with quote
I really like the abridged version of Teh Rules that appears when you post in a thread now!

One small suggestion/comment: It feels like when I see people violating rule #9, it mostly takes the form of people linking to/discussing streaming websites that host fansubs and "ripped" Crunchyroll or Funimation simulcast content. I'm not sure whether this is actually the most frequent infraction of this rule (the moderators would obviously know better than I would), but if it is, would it be prudent to change point #9 in the abridged rules to something like:
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No bootlegs, fansubs, scanlations, illegal streaming, etc.


Just to make it more obvious?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:54 pm Reply with quote
I noticed the change of the Reply page when the abridged version of Teh Rules popped up. It's a welcoming change, as this implementation should cut down on the insults that were frequently dished out from certain users.

Last edited by Mr. Oshawott on Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:20 pm; edited 1 time in total
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Alan45
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:58 pm Reply with quote
Violations of the rules still need to be reported. The moderators are unable to review all threads as fast as member are. If there is an egregious violation of the rules report, do not respond.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:20 am Reply with quote
Alan45 wrote:
Violations of the rules still need to be reported. The moderators are unable to review all threads as fast as member are. If there is an egregious violation of the rules report, do not respond.

Please and thank you.

In case anyone honestly feels the moderators don't "get to issues" fast enough I have a project for such people. Bear with me here. At 11:59pm your time zone hit the "mark all as read" button for the forums. Clear the board so to speak. Then come back at 11:59pm the following night and go through every section and count every single new thread or threads with new responses. Keep track of how long it takes you to just simply count them. Not even read any. Then however long it takes you multiply that time by 10. That is probably the MINIMUM time it would take a single mod to BRIEFLY scan every new thread or post. That's not even going in depth. That doesn't take into acount those threads that pop up with 5-10 pages over night on more controversial topics that we have to read more in depth from the beginning to get a better idea of how the thread is flowing. That's after all of us work a normal 8 hour (or more) work day, shower (hopefully), eat, deal with any significant others we may live with, do homework, etc. If you can find that sort of time to go through every single page of new posts every single day please share your secret. If you say time travel you're cheating.

So yes, reporting offending posts is most helpful. Very Happy As is not responding to said reported posts either. Wink

As for the new updated rules, thanks Dan the Man! When I saw the abridged version at the top when attempting to make a new posts I thought I had clicked something wrong at first lol.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:57 pm Reply with quote
I moved some posts that were related to a specific issue here.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2016 6:45 pm Reply with quote
Don't know the exact details, but IIRC, the rules state that posts must be PG-13.

PG-13 films are allowed one F-bomb. I think the rules should be amended to clarify that no F-bombs are permitted.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDqxuGlxbWc
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