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This one had died a peaceful death I'd say.



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If the page wouldn't get hijacked by some internet survey or other crap all the time I would leave it open and actually see more threads. Leave it for a bit and it's gone.



Cobretti2 said:
Less moderator involvement in threads unless complaint are made.

Like fuck gaming news is slow atm and some mods kill the only entertaining threads because they want to be PC. Did anyone complain? if not let it ride.

Really? Personally I hate being that guy and I hate "crying wolf" and I don't want to have to alert a mod every time I think something crosses the line.  I'd rather they have the discretion to intervene whenever they feel something has gone off the rails or violated any of the well documented rules of this forum.  Our moderators are respectable people who have achieved their position based on their level-headedness, tact, and understanding.  I understand that they won't read every thread or comment that pops up and therefore the reporting system is a great way to alert them of specific issues, but let them do their job.  Every time I read a reason for a thread being locked or a user being banned I can see that it is justified and warranted and likely even a long time coming.



Idk if this has been mentioned, but another issue is the virtually unusable mobile site. As someone who's gotten increasingly busy over the years, a big reason I no longer come on here as often is because I almost never have time to actually go on a laptop and serf this place for hours on end after I do other stuff in my life. If this place had a good mobile site that didn't kill data with all the ads, I'd definitely be on here more often.



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Cobretti2 said:
Less moderator involvement in threads unless complaint are made.

Like fuck gaming news is slow atm and some mods kill the only entertaining threads because they want to be PC. Did anyone complain? if not let it ride.

Are you talking about Metroid33slayer threads?



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Fix the site for us Safari users. How many times must I write this?



RolStoppable said:
Cobretti2 said:
Less moderator involvement in threads unless complaint are made.

Like fuck gaming news is slow atm and some mods kill the only entertaining threads because they want to be PC. Did anyone complain? if not let it ride.

Are you talking about Metroid33slayer threads?

no dating/relationship threads. They highly entertaining when gaming news is slow.



 

 

Cobretti2 said:
RolStoppable said:

Are you talking about Metroid33slayer threads?

no dating/relationship threads. They highly entertaining when gaming news is slow.

Well, the guy I mentioned made such a thread and it got locked for rampant sexism.

Anyway, I looked for Ka-pi96's thread because it was the only recently active relationship thread and I see that it got locked without any proper specific justification. The lock post alluded to low key sexism, but from looking through the posts on the final page, Dark_Lord is just about the only poster that could apply to. If that was the issue, then he should have been moderated while the thread continued.

I assume that reports were filed because the mod who locked the thread isn't one who usually posts in those threads. Said lock belongs in the category of quick fix, i.e. a lock is the option that results in the lowest amount of work. That's bad, but not anything that has to do with mods wanting to be politically correct.



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Locking seems to be getting out of hand



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kirby007 said:
Locking seems to be getting out of hand

Even when pointless threads continue to thrive