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barbadosan 12-31-2010 03:51 PM

Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
I'm not suggesting even a temporary ban, but surely something could be, or is already coded into the software, to stop people from making repetitive, silly threads ad nauseam.

Could be put in place for a week or two in the hopes of discouraging them when their thread-making rights are restored.

scoobs 12-31-2010 05:11 PM

Re: Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
It's something we're considering but nothing has been decided as yet.

We'd rather users chose to exercise some responsibility (and the search function) once in a while.

Jelena 01-03-2011 07:29 PM

Re: Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by scoobs (Post 10631342)
It's something we're considering but nothing has been decided as yet.

We'd rather users chose to exercise some responsibility (and the search function) once in a while.

Users responsibility? Not to be called pessimistic, but with that you get 2 of 50 - if it's a high rate. I think implementing the software would have more success.

scarecrows 03-18-2011 11:44 PM

Re: Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by scoobs (Post 10631342)
It's something we're considering but nothing has been decided as yet.

so when will it be decided?

coz it's appalling when you give a look at the first 2 pages of GM

Eden 03-19-2011 06:27 PM

Re: Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
A few years ago a poster (when I remember right Just Cause) got forbidden from starting threads on GM because s/he always started trolling/repetitive threads.
So I don't know why it is difficult these days to stop people from starting threads when they have shown that they only want to cause trouble.

The search function on MTF is way better as in other forums but what can you do when people don't use it?

Action Jackson 03-19-2011 06:44 PM

Re: Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
Agrees with Doris and everyone else in here

Eden 04-15-2013 07:02 PM

Re: Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
Anything new on this subject?

Sunset of Age 04-18-2013 11:45 PM

Re: Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
Well, a lot of proper posters seem to have ran off from MTF lately. I just wonder as to *why*...

Wing Man Frank 04-19-2013 08:32 AM

Re: Temporary discouragement from making repetitive threads
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Sunset of Age (Post 14721858)
Well, a lot of proper posters seem to have ran off from MTF lately. I just wonder as to *why*...

Half of the new threads are merged or deleted with the old one's. Any topic of discussion that is slightly off-beat and might annoy a few people ends in infractions and deletion.

It's getting ridiculous.


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