New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread

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Post#141 » by Goldtop » Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:18 am

livintoolive wrote:I didn't even know that existed but it seems like a good idea. You see, sometimes the new users (affectionately referred to as ballboys around these parts) will make silly posts and worse silly threads. Threads that are completely unworthy of being threads. Would you believe that? So to prevent those silly asinine threads, there seems to be a minimum post/day threshold.


tbh, what's silly is that mods dictate what is "thread-worthy". As long as its bball related and not deragotory, idk how a mod can say who's opinion is worthy of a thread and who's isn't.
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Re: General Board Question 

Post#142 » by MotorKeepsGoing » Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:23 am

How the hell did you post here???????



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Post#143 » by crosko42 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:23 am

Pretty sure its in place to stop people who get banned from just making hundreds of new accounts in a row to continue posting in the gb.
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Re: General Board Question 

Post#144 » by BKAY » Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:38 am

Goldtop wrote:
livintoolive wrote:I didn't even know that existed but it seems like a good idea. You see, sometimes the new users (affectionately referred to as ballboys around these parts) will make silly posts and worse silly threads. Threads that are completely unworthy of being threads. Would you believe that? So to prevent those silly asinine threads, there seems to be a minimum post/day threshold.


tbh, what's silly is that mods dictate what is "thread-worthy". As long as its bball related and not deragotory, idk how a mod can say who's opinion is worthy of a thread and who's isn't.


True to an extent but people cant seem to let these terrible threads go by without telling OP how terrible it is or posting a gif. So they clog up the 1st pages while quality threads get buried.
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Post#145 » by UGA Hayes » Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:56 am

I am merging this with the GB questions sticky. The rule is there in part to allow new posters to understand the rules for the GB so that they don't start breaking rules and saying they didn't know what the rules were.
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#146 » by Jaykoolzboy » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:51 am

What is backseat moderating? I receive a warning for backseat moderating. Please advise.
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Post#147 » by Nanogeek » Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:17 pm

Jaykoolzboy wrote:What is backseat moderating? I receive a warning for backseat moderating. Please advise.


If you tell people that they are violating board policies but you aren't yourself a moderator.
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#148 » by BadMofoPimp » Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:28 pm

Nanogeek wrote:
Jaykoolzboy wrote:What is backseat moderating? I receive a warning for backseat moderating. Please advise.


If you tell people that they are violating board policies but you aren't yourself a moderator.


Wait, I thought Backseast moderating is when Posters tell Moderators how they should drive or moderate the board. You know, from the back seat.
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#149 » by tsherkin » Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:47 pm

If you want to comment on a post in a way that suggests moderator action (lock this thread, that's trolling, etc), use the report function.

That's why it's there.

Posting about it in-thread is derailing and backseat moderating... And won't actually tell a moderator what's happening, while using the report function will.
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Post#150 » by Apathy » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:09 am

I have no idea why my Kyrie Irving thread was locked. All I did was stick to the facts.
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#151 » by Tarik Black » Thu Jan 3, 2013 9:58 pm

Apathy wrote:I have no idea why my Kyrie Irving thread was locked. All I did was stick to the facts.


In the locked thread:

Basti wrote:A topic like this belongs to the Player Comparison Board.
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Post#152 » by Apathy » Fri Jan 4, 2013 5:03 am

Who was I comparing him to?
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#153 » by tsherkin » Sat Jan 5, 2013 3:40 am

Apathy wrote:Who was I comparing him to?


You made a discussion about whether he's a top-5, elite point guard; it was definitively comparing him to basically every starting PG in the league, but more particularly to all of the guards people typically think of as among the best PGs in the league. Any time ranking a player relative to his peers enters the equation, it's a blatant player comparison and belongs on the PC Board.
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#154 » by Apathy » Sat Jan 5, 2013 4:01 am

Fair enough, I 'spose. But why not just move it instead of locking it?
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#155 » by raleigh » Sat Jan 5, 2013 10:23 am

Currently, 10 of the first page threads pertain to Lakers' players. May I request we go ahead and change the website to lakersgm.com?
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#156 » by BryceMaxJames » Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:11 am

Wrong thread i assume?
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#157 » by tsherkin » Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:26 pm

Apathy wrote:Fair enough, I 'spose. But why not just move it instead of locking it?


We have answered this question many times; it gets locked so you can see it and notice that you made a mistake, instead of quietly transferring without you realizing your error.
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#158 » by seorang » Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:44 am

oops
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#159 » by seorang » Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:47 am

woops wrong thread
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Re: New General NBA Forum Policy Questions Thread 

Post#160 » by Dr Salad Bowl » Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:24 am

Can you guys issue warnings or whatever for people who reply to massive images without removing the original image? Case in point is the GIF thread - full of great content then 3 or 4 replies which is just the images again and a bunch of LOL faces.

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