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Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by jarkko » Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:40 am

The following thread is about the political topics on this Forum:
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=13353&p=152104#p152104

I agree that it's time to do something to the endless political discussions, mainly kept up by a few members only.
I opened a new section for those, at the very bottom of the Forum, and have already moved most of the recent threads there from "Everything Else" (will move more later).
New threads with just political contents in other sections will either be deleted or moved, so please use the new section if you have something to say about how and by whom the world should be ruled.
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Re: Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by UrPal » Sat Jan 31, 2009 12:40 pm

I don't suppose its possible for the threads added to the new political section to be filtered out of the "recent posts" selection so that the many of us visiting this newsagent to browse the music mags don't get distracted by the latest headlines of the national enquirer?
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Re: Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by Steven » Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:58 pm

Hi Jarkko,

Thanks for addressing this. There are so many places that people can politicize/
agendize/inflame/shout at others on the internet. It's unfortunate when this
forum becomes a vehicle for this too. Having said that, I'm sympathetic to the
need for people to sometimes vent, but not when venting is egregiously expressed
to the detriment of others and the forum overall. Thanks again.
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Post by Womanfromaroom » Sat Jan 31, 2009 6:44 pm

Yes, thank you, Jarkko - this is the best solution possible for sure!! :)
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Post by MaryB » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:16 pm

Thank you Jarkko! This is wonderful news.
Kindest regards,
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Post by ladydi » Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:22 pm

I add my thanks also Jarkko for the move! I think it should please all parties involved.

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Post by John Etherington » Sat Jan 31, 2009 10:20 pm

Thanks Jarkko...a good compromise! However, I don't think it will please the trolls, even though they now have their own "troll hole"!

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Re: Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by Antoine » Sat Jan 31, 2009 10:24 pm

Finaly
Thank you very much Jarkko

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Post by Tim » Sun Feb 01, 2009 2:56 am

Thanks Jarkko! for doing that, and everything else you do for us. I appreciate it.

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Post by lizzytysh » Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:28 am

Thank you, Jarkko, from still another one who agrees. Totally appropriate solution.


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Re: Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by Bill's Bar » Sun Feb 01, 2009 2:25 pm

Thanks Jarkko

That's a releif.!
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Re: Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by crystal » Sun Feb 01, 2009 3:21 pm

Thanks from me as well.
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Re: Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by sebmelmoth2003 » Sun Feb 01, 2009 6:07 pm

a good idea!!
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Re: Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by efc » Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:31 pm

Tim wrote:Thanks Jarkko! for doing that, and everything else you do for us. I appreciate it.

Tim
That's an impressive bit of sucking up Tim.

We now have a Politics section, in the same way we have sections for other matters not linked to Leonard, and you now have even less reason to complain about my perfectly reasonable posts which trouble you so :)
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Re: Threads with political contents to a new section

Post by Tim » Tue Feb 03, 2009 1:25 am

I also have a 'foes' list so i have to make a special effort just to read your posts. So don't worry, I won't be complaining about any of your other posts, reasonable or not. And if you think that was sucking up, you fail to appreciate the history of this forum, of the files, of Jarkko and myself and others. Perhaps you should be more grateful than you appear to be, for the freedom you have here? Enough, anyway, I won't need to complain about your posts, or anyone else's, on here again.

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