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Promoting Constructive Discussion on the Forums, and Adjusting Moderation

  • UltimaJoe777
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    ZOS_AlanG wrote: »
    I would like to propose filtering stereotypical slang on these forums. The following words and pair of words would be censored if this happens:
    Blocking a term can create its own problems. These are often used in an inflammatory or trollish manner, but this isn't always the case, and out of the context of MMO discussion they're unproblematic.

    Sorry but I must disagree. While there are some that pay no mind to terms like those it does cause more problems than anything. All 3 of those terms are used in a derogatory manner with not one single positive use. Only way Care Bear could be used positively is to talk about the old cartoon and who here is gonna discuss that lol plus that would be off topic anyway.

    Stereotyping is one of the biggest social problems on this forum and it always leads to problems, which is why I proposed the filter. I mean using cuss words can oft times be less offensive depending on the word but they are filtered... so why not filter words used as demeaning slang?

    I suppose carebear can be overlooked if anything because depending on how it is used can either refer to people that don't care about competition or outright call someone a pansy, the latter of which could trigger an argument where mods would need to step in. The other 2 though... Nothing but stereotyping.
    Edited by UltimaJoe777 on July 13, 2016 5:51PM
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  • KramUzibra
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    I would take it as a compliment if someone called me an elitist! Why ban a positive stereotype?
  • UltimaJoe777
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    KramUzibra wrote: »
    I would take it as a compliment if someone called me an elitist! Why ban a positive stereotype?

    Stereotyping is never positive. Ever. Also the term elitist was made for those that condescend others they consider beneath them. It is in no way used to tell someone they are a metagamer or hardcore gamer.

    If knowing that you still consider being called an elitist a compliment then I pity you...
    Edited by UltimaJoe777 on July 15, 2016 7:54PM
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  • Niastissa
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    The problem with this forum is the mods are biased. They hand out moderations arbitrarily. They close threads rather then foster a community.

    If they behaved more as community builders rather then wardens they wouldn't be resented nearly as much. As it is right now the customer service here will be the death of the company.
  • UltimaJoe777
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    KramUzibra wrote: »
    KramUzibra wrote: »
    I would take it as a compliment if someone called me an elitist! Why ban a positive stereotype?

    Stereotyping is never positive. Ever. Also the term elitist was made for those that condescend others they consider beneath them. It is in no way used to tell someone they are a metagamer or hardcore gamer.

    If knowing that you still consider being called an elitist a compliment then I pity you...

    This is precisely why we shouldn't ban these words. Your personal understanding of stereotypes is not universally understood or accepted by everyone. I myself believe there can be positive and negative stereotypes. I would be proud and fully accept the term elitist. clearly you would not and that's ok.

    @ bolded letters: And that is the sad truth. Then again, some do understand it and do it anyway. Of course, it isn't just MY understanding, it's how it really is. Stereotyping is, was, and always will be controversial.
    Edited by UltimaJoe777 on July 15, 2016 9:07PM
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  • ZOS_AlanG
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    The most friendly, supportive forums I've been on were the ones where the moderators played an active role in the community--not just posting to note disciplinary actions or a carefully-worded customer service statement... they respond to the fluff community threads like "What's your favorite XX" or "What boss did you find the hardest?" Threads that need no interaction in a moderator capacity, but nonetheless help promote a sense of community.
    I agree. Increased interaction outside of moderation is important, but also carries a risk that we'll be misinterpreted as the game developers themselves, which can cause problems. We do post in some "fluff" threads, and you'll likely see this become more common in the future.
    Niastissa wrote: »
    The problem with this forum is the mods are biased. They hand out moderations arbitrarily. They close threads rather then foster a community.
    Moderation is not done arbitrarily. If you feel there's a discrepancy in our moderation, please submit a ticket to highlight this so we can review the issue.

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  • Wreuntzylla
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    It seems to me that "L2P," "Git Gud," and similar comments should land a warning when not accompanied by any concrete advice on how to do so. The only reason these terms are used is to demean and lower perceptions of self-worth.

    I am as thick skinned as they get and don't like the use of the terms because if directed at me, my response would surely invite a warning...

    Out of curiosity, is there a method to work off warnings? For example, in most states you can have criminal offenses expunged from your record after so many years. I think it might be wise to drop a warning every 3-6 months for good behaviour.

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    It seems to me that "L2P," "Git Gud," and similar comments should land a warning when not accompanied by any concrete advice on how to do so. The only reason these terms are used is to demean and lower perceptions of self-worth.

    I am as thick skinned as they get and don't like the use of the terms because if directed at me, my response would surely invite a warning...

    Out of curiosity, is there a method to work off warnings? For example, in most states you can have criminal offenses expunged from your record after so many years. I think it might be wise to drop a warning every 3-6 months for good behaviour.

    I hardly see those terms used seriously on these forums honestly. The only term actually thrown around seriously that actually serves as baiting is fanboy, which really needs to be dealt with honestly. Getting ridiculous quite frankly... Of course there is also still controversy between casuals and hardcore gamers with the terms "filthy casual" and "elitist" but not as bad as that whole fanboy crap.
    Edited by UltimaJoe777 on August 1, 2016 5:17PM
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  • GreenhaloX
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    @ZOS_AlanG, how do I or we do editing on the first main post of a discussion/thread? I know with editing of follow-on posts/comments on any discussion/thread, there's that setting icon on the upper right of the box that you click on to get edit, but no such icon or edit showing for the first or main box that starts off a discussion or topic.
  • UltimaJoe777
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    GreenhaloX wrote: »
    @ZOS_AlanG, how do I or we do editing on the first main post of a discussion/thread? I know with editing of follow-on posts/comments on any discussion/thread, there's that setting icon on the upper right of the box that you click on to get edit, but no such icon or edit showing for the first or main box that starts off a discussion or topic.

    The icon to edit your thread's OP is next to the thread's title. You can also edit the title itself.
    Edited by UltimaJoe777 on August 5, 2016 10:28PM
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  • Olyboi
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    I think they do a good job considering. We cannot have a ZOS employee on tap 24/7 at our slightest whim. They remain professional at all times despite chronic and reasonably insulting borderline abuse on here. Imagine it from their perspective for a second! I think they could give more concise updates and detail on known issues and what is being done etc. but again I can understand how business constraints and other factors affecting the work and outcome of said issue leave no avenue for them to reasonably alleviate the community from a community perspective and bias so they stay silent.

    Everyone should just think before they type.

    What would I think if I received this?

    Everyone is human.
  • ZOS_AlanG
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    We've removed several posts from this thread. The intention of this thread is to discuss constructive discussion from the community, and some recent changes to moderation.

    If you have complaints about forum moderation, please submit a support ticket, as discussed in the opening post.

    If you have complaints about the game or developer interaction, please post this in a more appropriate thread. Additionally, as outlined in the opening post, it is important to keep any criticism civil and constructive.
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  • SocialAssassin
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    Removing posts because simply ESO didn't agree with them? That's censorship , plain and simple. And I am talking about an actual discussion and not trolling, flaming etc.. There needs to be a place to discuss off topic thing's , because not everyone lives or plays ESO 24/7. And I have noticed how this forum hates anyone to have an actual dialogue. People are going to be people , no matter what. And they're going to disagree and argue with each other. Because that's human nature.
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  • SocialAssassin
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    This my response to "stereotyping" it's a part of all gaming , and if you don't like the stereotyping then you perhaps you should find a new hobby and quick? It's like that episode of South Park ,"In My safe space" [link removed do to inappropriate languge]

    IF you can't stand the site of "blood" then don't swim with the sharks. And besides try playing DCUO , now that's 1,000 times more toxic then anything this game could dish out.
    Edited by ZOS_DaryaK on September 10, 2016 1:52PM
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  • UltimaJoe777
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    This my response to "stereotyping" it's a part of all gaming , and if you don't like the stereotyping then you perhaps you should find a new hobby and quick? It's like that episode of South Park ,"In My safe space" [link removed do to inappropriate languge]

    IF you can't stand the site of "blood" then don't swim with the sharks. And besides try playing DCUO , now that's 1,000 times more toxic then anything this game could dish out.

    You could NOT be more wrong. Stereotyping is an issue both online AND in real life and nothing will ever justify it. If you condone stereotyping then it is you who needs a reality check.

    On that note the whole "PC Master Race" crap is also a stereotype. I say we start having ALL stereotyping moderated here so it does not result in arguments and, of course, people getting offended. There is no such thing as a master race, be it PC or Console, because stereotyping is ******** and not cool.

    #CleanUpTheToxicCancer
    Edited by UltimaJoe777 on September 10, 2016 11:21PM
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  • ZOS_AlanG
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    Removing posts because simply ESO didn't agree with them? That's censorship , plain and simple. And I am talking about an actual discussion and not trolling, flaming etc.. There needs to be a place to discuss off topic thing's , because not everyone lives or plays ESO 24/7. And I have noticed how this forum hates anyone to have an actual dialogue. People are going to be people , no matter what. And they're going to disagree and argue with each other. Because that's human nature.
    This my response to "stereotyping" it's a part of all gaming , and if you don't like the stereotyping then you perhaps you should find a new hobby and quick?
    We don't remove content simply because it disagrees with us, or is critical - and if you look around the forums, there's a lot of disagreement out there. Critical comments are valued, but it is important that criticism be kept civil and constructive, which is why this thread was originally created. The same is true for debate, disagreement, or arguing.

    Everyone is expected to abide by the forum rules. Stereotyping isn't inherently against the rules, but it's often used in a baiting or uncomplimentary fashion, and that isn't acceptable. If someone wants to over-generalize in a positive manner that's likely fine, it's when this is done negatively that there's a problem. There's a bit more wiggle room with competitive play. For example, some jokes about the various alliances in PvP may be acceptable banter, providing it's kept lighthearted.

    At this point there are no plans to open an Off Topic section here. These forums are specifically dedicated to ESO discussion.
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  • Valen_Byte
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    Alen, can we talk about necroing threads?

    Recently, I have noticed that several very populare threads were comented on and locked by a mod for being necroed. One of which was the "what do you look like thread."

    What I dont unerstand is, why is it a necroed thread? To me a necro is a thread that is no longer relevant. That thread in particular will never be irrelevant. Therfore, it should be just fine for a thread like that to go a month without a comment and not be considered "necroed" or "irrelevant."

    On to the personal side of this. My wife and I started a thread called "Postcards from tamriel" a long time ago. The thought behind this thread was to post screenshots and a small letter about our adventures.

    We are now scared to post inthis thread we have made for fear of it being locked and lost forever. If I were to post a new "postcard" it would surely get locked even though I consider the thread to still be realavant do to the fact we are still here, still playing and wanting to start posting our adventures again.

    Is the amount of time between posts the only thing mods look at before locking a thread due to necro? If so, that should be changed. Why have a search bar in the forums if you dont want old threads comented on. If someone searches and finds a thread from a year ago that fits his or her issue, there should be no reason they cant go ahead and comment.

    Tldr lol
    Regaurdless of time between posts, if a thread is still relevant, it should be left alone by mods. I dont think its right for mods to decide if something is relevant to the player base.


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  • menedhyn
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    I'd like to think that screenshot threads aren't treated or moderated in quite the same way as those discussing topics that can and do become out of date, @Valen_Byte. I have a couple of story threads in Fiction and Roleplaying that I intend to add to as I play through the game, one of which is more established but hasn't had a new post for a while (because new puppy, sleepless nights, etc.) There's a third in the pipeline, all connected to the characters I have created and play.

    I know the thread you refer to, and it would be a real shame if that couldn't be continued or added to in the way you intend.
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  • ZOS_AlanG
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    Valen_Byte wrote: »
    Recently, I have noticed that several very populare threads were comented on and locked by a mod for being necroed. One of which was the "what do you look like thread."

    What I dont unerstand is, why is it a necroed thread? To me a necro is a thread that is no longer relevant. That thread in particular will never be irrelevant. Therfore, it should be just fine for a thread like that to go a month without a comment and not be considered "necroed" or "irrelevant."
    While it is perfectly fine to discuss moderation in general, if you have questions about specific situations please keep this to PM. In this case I can clarify matters: while that thread had been locked for necromancy, it was reversed shortly thereafter and is currently open.

    Regarding our policies concerning necromancy, we generally lock older threads if they're outdated, or there are other active threads on the topic. This is particularly true when the person who brings the thread up doesn't add something constructive to the discussion. With some topics (like lore or community topics) the age of the thread doesn't really matter, although if there are more recent threads it may be locked and redirected. There is a lot of wiggle room here, and if you think we made a bad call please reach out to the moderator who locked the thread to make your case.

    In terms of timeframe, that depends a lot on location. For an active forum, this usually means a thread that is more than 2-3 months old. With quieter sections, bumping an old thread is more acceptable, and time frame may not be considered at all, assuming it isn't outdated.

    I'll also add that necromancy is not a rules violation. Rarely, people use necromancy to spam or troll, but most often no action is taken other than locking the thread and leaving an explanation.
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  • ZOS_AlanG
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    This thread has been left open to discuss means of promoting constructive discussion, and forum moderation. Please do not use this thread to discuss the game or provide feedback. Several posts have been removed.

    Additionally, if you have questions about specific moderation decisions, we ask that you PM a moderator or submit a support ticket. Please do not post such questions on this thread.
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  • Malmai
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    Promoting hardcore fanboys ?
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    Just to be clear, we never promised that the performance in Cyrodiil would be fixed with today's patch. What we did say was that we were continually working to improve performance by adding little things in at a time, which includes some items in today's patch. There's no magic bullet to fix all performance-related issues, though.
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    KramUzibra wrote: »
    KramUzibra wrote: »
    I would take it as a compliment if someone called me an elitist! Why ban a positive stereotype?

    Stereotyping is never positive. Ever. Also the term elitist was made for those that condescend others they consider beneath them. It is in no way used to tell someone they are a metagamer or hardcore gamer.

    If knowing that you still consider being called an elitist a compliment then I pity you...

    This is precisely why we shouldn't ban these words. Your personal understanding of stereotypes is not universally understood or accepted by everyone. I myself believe there can be positive and negative stereotypes. I would be proud and fully accept the term elitist. clearly you would not and that's ok.

    Words have a meaning, you don't get to choose their definition and he explained the word correctly. People on this forum are far too fond of ignorance and "opinions" rather than using facts to conduct real discussions which is what I thought this thread is addressing.
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    Ourorboros wrote: »
    Sure would like a better explanation of the difference between constructive criticism and bashing of the game and company. Am I bashing if I offer the opinion that crown store items are a bad value? Can I say it's unethical for game changes to make it very difficult to find crown store items that are also in game, regardless of whether it's a legitimate business practice? What's the line that makes it bashing when complaining about how the customer base is treated by the company?

    Adjectives, overly dramatic escalating adjectives are the line.
    :tired_face:

    & if that's not your style, complain away!
    we need all the feedbacks!
    :)

    & I agree that more communication & transparency from the Mod Team is always to the good.
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  • hrothbern
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    A provoking suggestion for sure,
    but nevertheless hereby:

    If a new thread has been made in the General Forum,
    but does not belong there and should have been put in another forum,
    and is moved to it.

    If so,
    could you guys also remove the "insightfuls", "agrees" and "awesomes" given during the time it was in the wrong category forum.
    Simply reset all the counters of all the posts so far at zero at the moment of the movement.

    In that way we will see much less forum farmers keeping such threads going on the first page of the general forum.



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  • shadoza
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    ZOS_AlanG wrote: »
    ... If a particular person frequently annoys you, you should also consider adding them to your ignore list.

    Is it possible to place the ignore button near to their name/icon? This way a viewer can click the ignore button without having to go to the souls page and without leaving the thread they are reading.
    ...
    ZOS_AlanG wrote: »
    Taking Better Advantage of the Forums Available

    We have a wide variety of forums here to help keep discussion organized, and make it easier to find topics relevant to your interest or question. However, many of these spaces are neglected in favor of simply posting in General Discussion. Before posting a thread, we ask that you take a moment to review the forums available, to see which is the best place to post it.

    Some topics can fit in various forums – choose the one you feel fits it best. For example, discussion of skills and balance generally belong in Combat & Character Mechanics or PvP Combat & Skills forums. Although if you’re talking about changes on PTS, then the Public Test Server Forum would be preferable.

    As part of this, moderators will now be actively moving misplaced threads they come across, in any of the forums. We’re also happy to hear any feedback on ways we can further increase organization on the forums.

    Do we have a general game Feedback page. I was sent to the Bug Report page to record my feed back regarding something that resulted in a delay in progress for me. I was bullied there by viewers that claimed I had no right posting where I did...or what I did for that matter.
    ZOS_AlanG wrote: »
    Continued Discussion

    We are leaving this thread open for any questions or feedback about moderation and forum organization. We’re happy to hear your thoughts on how we can keep this forum a great place to visit and participate.

    However, please do not post any questions related to specific moderation actions. These will be removed. If you have questions, they should be submitted via PM, or as a support ticket.

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  • Sou_rou
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    Maybe just create a "Flames of Hell" section--or "Nonconstructive Criticism, Bashing, Clickbait and Flaming" section if you prefer something more staid. If a thread starts out as, or quickly descends into, whining, move it there and lock it.

    That approach lets people see examples of what isn't considered constructive while keeping it out of the space where people are trying to ask questions or constructively propose solutions to problems in the game. (I'm not pretending they don't exist.)

    I see some good candidates in General every time I check.
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  • Rockndude
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    ZOS_AlanG wrote: »
    Since these forums opened, we’ve worked to foster a welcoming place for the community to discuss the game, and provide feedback. We wanted to take a moment to discuss this goal in greater depth and we can maintain this. Additionally, while the Community Rules are not changing, we are making a few adjustments to how we moderate the forums.

    A big part of making this community great is to remember to be constructive and respectful. We recommend reading our guide on How to be an ESO Community Hero to achieve this end. We also have an awesome group of Community Ambassadors here that help maintain the welcoming atmosphere. They do a great job helping people out and participating in discussions, and they’re worth keeping an eye on if you want to help too.

    Avoiding Problems, and Keeping Criticism and Disagreements Constructive

    Most problems on forums stem from a disagreement, but disagreement and debate also results in some of the most productive and engaging discussion a forum can have. To keep these on track, please keep your comments civil, constructive, and on topic.

    Feedback for the game is another area that is extremely important, but can also attract problems – sometimes because it results in disagreement and debate. It is perfectly fine to critique the game, criticism is quite valuable, but as above this needs to be civil and constructive. The moderatos are here to help promote this; we have no interest in quieting any particular topic. You are welcome to post your suggestions, complaints, and frustrations – but to keep this productive it shouldn’t resort to bashing the game, devs, or members of the community.

    It is important to always remain respectful when posting on the forums. You don’t have to treat everyone like a dear friend, but everyone is allowed their opinion, and it is not acceptable to attack or demean someone you disagree with. If you see someone breaking the rules, please report them rather than responding. Responding risks escalating the situation. Being provoked also doesn’t excuse breaking the rules yourself. If a particular person frequently annoys you, you should also consider adding them to your ignore list.

    Changes to Moderation

    We are expanding our forum’s strike system, and we will now issue three formal warnings rather than two before considering a permanent ban. Any warning may also carry with it a temporary suspension. This increase gives us more flexibility, and bring us into alignment with the BethSoft and Bethesda.net forums.

    Especially egregious offences may result in one’s account being immediately banned.

    If someone is banned, they are not allowed to come back with another account. If we identify an account as such, it will be closed.

    If you have questions about any moderation action, or wish to appeal an action, you can PM a moderator to discuss the matter, or submit a ticket. If you're submitting a ticket, be sure to state at the beginning that your message is in regards to the forums, so it can be properly escalated.

    Taking Better Advantage of the Forums Available

    We have a wide variety of forums here to help keep discussion organized, and make it easier to find topics relevant to your interest or question. However, many of these spaces are neglected in favor of simply posting in General Discussion. Before posting a thread, we ask that you take a moment to review the forums available, to see which is the best place to post it.

    Some topics can fit in various forums – choose the one you feel fits it best. For example, discussion of skills and balance generally belong in Combat & Character Mechanics or PvP Combat & Skills forums. Although if you’re talking about changes on PTS, then the Public Test Server Forum would be preferable.

    As part of this, moderators will now be actively moving misplaced threads they come across, in any of the forums. We’re also happy to hear any feedback on ways we can further increase organization on the forums.

    Continued Discussion

    We are leaving this thread open for any questions or feedback about moderation and forum organization. We’re happy to hear your thoughts on how we can keep this forum a great place to visit and participate.

    However, please do not post any questions related to specific moderation actions. These will be removed. If you have questions, they should be submitted via PM, or as a support ticket.

    Other forums I have been a part of have had members of high esteem that are recognized become moderators under those who run the site. They organize forums better because the members regulate each other telling each other if a thread has already been created and suggesting posting there instead of creating new threads. Just a suggestion.
  • shadoza
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    Rockndude wrote: »
    Other forums I have been a part of have had members of high esteem that are recognized become moderators under those who run the site. They organize forums better because the members regulate each other telling each other if a thread has already been created and suggesting posting there instead of creating new threads. Just a suggestion.

    I have seen community moderation in other sites. As long as someone keeps the CMs or ambassadors in check to prevent them from become power happy, it does seem to work.
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