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Discussion in 'Announcements & Support' started by ponykilr, Feb 23, 2006.

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    ponykilr Off The Porch

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    could we get some explaination why a peacable although spirited thread on SD's new law and the rights and wrongs of abortion was locked?

    i realize this board is not a democracy, but there was no name calling or other violations occuring. we have always had pretty much the ability to discuss anything here as long as it is in an adult manner.

    not angry, just curious.
     
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    ponykilr, starting threads about locked threads is against GT rules. The thread was locked because it violated one of the GT rules.
     

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    114 posts in about 8 hours.

    *edit addition: Not that it was the reason it was closed, I was reading the posts and just noticed it.
     
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    vote Republican White and nerdy Moderator

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    Not having read the thread myself, I'm betting something in there did violate part of the TOS. This type of question is usually best done in a PM to Eric or one of the GNG mods.
     
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    i pm'd eddie, and he could not answer. i didnt want to violate a rule myself and am sorry for that. i play by the rules. but, isnt it customary for some explaination of the rule that was broken or just pm the offender instead of locking the whole thread?
     
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    c-mama Moderator

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    The mods and admin do not owe explainations for locking threads. They lock threads when one of the rules have been broken.
     
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    vote Republican White and nerdy Moderator

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    Either that or someone thinks South Dakota is just too damned cold and boring.
     
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    could i request that this be moved to the GT Support Forum.
     
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    Ask and you shall receive. ;)
     
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    thank you:)
    now may i have some sort of explaination?;f

    i really am not trying to start trouble guys. this just seems very strange.
     
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    Patricia Wild at heart CLM Millennium Member

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    Eric is working on responding to you. Patience is a virtue. Well, at least that's what I'm told. ;f
     
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    Eric Big Giant Head Staff Member Admin Silver Member

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    There were several borderline comments in that thread and I had to remove a couple of others before locking it. That subject never fails to end badly, when it is brought up on GT. Frankly, I was surprised that the thread lasted as long as it did. This just isn't a subject that many people can discuss with equinimity. Eric
     
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    eric, i respect you and your position. i want you to know i am not a trouble maker or a troll. i have had 3 great years here. i obviously didnt see the comments you removed. best wishes, paul