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YES 44 36.97%
NO 69 57.98%
I have another opinion or idea. 6 5.04%
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Old 11-13-2007, 01:09 AM   #1
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Default Petition for right to start a thread in GM only for users with over 500 posts.

Many of us are discussing in GM about that some new members since the first moment start to open a lot of useless threads or for talk about annoying and themes that have been discussed 1000000000 times in this forum. Many of them are inmediate material for the ACC or for a ban, also many have been double accounts of former (now banned) users.

For the ones that support this iniciative vote YES. If you disagree vote NO.
If you have another opinion, choose the third option and explain your idea in this thread.

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Old 11-13-2007, 02:26 AM   #2
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Default Re: Petition for right to start a thread ONLY for users with over 500 posts.

Yeah, but only in GM.
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Old 11-13-2007, 02:34 AM   #3
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Yeah, but only in GM.
Thanks, I agree with that, I will change the thread title
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Old 11-13-2007, 02:39 AM   #4
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Default Re: Petition for right to start a thread in GM only for users with over 500 posts.

Right now, out of the 30 (non sticky) threads in GM, 13 were created by posters with less than 500 posts. Thats 43,3%.

But I'm still not sure those threads are more annoying or make their starters more ACC deserving than the rest of the threads.

Not allowing users with less than 500 posts to start thraeds, would probably discourage users to get double accounts to start troll threads...

But I don't know, I haven't made up my mind yet.
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Old 11-13-2007, 02:48 AM   #5
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Default Re: Petition for right to start a thread in GM only for users with over 500 posts.

I don't support banning the option. Maybe putting a limit on the number of theads that can be started by a newbie...
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Old 11-13-2007, 03:15 AM   #6
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Default Re: Petition for right to start a thread in GM only for users with over 500 posts.

Well, I've been here for four years and I still don't have 500 posts... in fact, I didn't even have 50 at the beginning of this year. I don't think that people with 500 or fewer posts should be prohibited from creating threads in GM, but maybe they should be limited to how many they can make within a certain time frame. That would be cool.

Or if it was 500 posts or 3 months of being part of the forum. I dunno, I just think that if I wanted to post a new thread in GM (which will probably never happen anyway), I should be able to even if I don't have 500 posts, seeing as I've been here quite a long time.

Did that make any sense?
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Old 11-13-2007, 05:09 AM   #7
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Default Re: Petition for right to start a thread in GM only for users with over 500 posts.

Is there even a way of making this happen?
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Well, I've been here for four years and I still don't have 500 posts... in fact, I didn't even have 50 at the beginning of this year. I don't think that people with 500 or fewer posts should be prohibited from creating threads in GM, but maybe they should be limited to how many they can make within a certain time frame. That would be cool.

Or if it was 500 posts or 3 months of being part of the forum. I dunno, I just think that if I wanted to post a new thread in GM (which will probably never happen anyway), I should be able to even if I don't have 500 posts, seeing as I've been here quite a long time.

Did that make any sense?

I had over 1,000 in 2 months on the forum.

How about taking into account how frequently a user uses MTF?
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Perhaps 200 posts and/or 3 months is a better idea. 500 seems pretty steep, considering some poster's don't use MTF as frequently as others.
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Default Re: Petition for right to start a thread in GM only for users with over 500 posts.

I more suggest before accepting the account of a new user, to make him a test of knowledge the GM rules, practical exercise containing ability of using search button and the IQ researches are an option too.

But that's just me.
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I more suggest before accepting the account of a new user, to make him a test of knowledge the GM rules, practical exercise containing ability of using search button and the IQ researches are an option too.

But that's just me.
The trolls would pass and keep on trolling. Well, for the others - it's most likely not because they don't know, but because they don't want to use the search button. Most people are just lazy like a bone. Knowing how to use the search option wouldn't change this fact.
Then again, they might be even too lazy to think and wouldn't bother with the test and stay out of MTF all together. Wouldn't hurt.
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Default Re: Petition for right to start a thread in GM only for users with over 500 posts.

Hmm, I'm not sure of this. A lot of the worst trolling is done by posters with over 500 posts, or at least, those who are regular users of MTF. Implementing this is obviously an issue too.
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I don't think stopping a new member from fully using part of the Forum even for a limited time is a good idea. It might seem to send the message that new members aren't liked, wanted, or appreciated. Which I don't think is the message MTF should send to people.
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Default Re: Petition for right to start a thread in GM only for users with over 500 posts.

I represent the newbies as their virtual lawyer

leave them alone

Newbies have to start out somewhere and restricting their access is not going to help them.
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Old 11-14-2007, 01:41 PM   #15
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I represent the newbies as their virtual lawyer

leave them alone

Newbies have to start out somewhere and restricting their access is not going to help them.

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