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locking thread for low content

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  • Dec 7th, 2017 11:03 am
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locking thread for low content

why may I ask ? possible to keep "low content" threads open ? especially those where there is no name calling etc. ...
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Low Content is low content and is subject to closure if it provides no value to the forum or its community.
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LOL. The "How to talk to cute bus driver" thread is almost 20 pages long. Can there be great content there?Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes

Actually, I do agree with lubmar in that there should be a bit more leeway to keep threads open. Adds more variety to the usual political, left/right, liberal/conservative, merry-go-round.
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DiceMan wrote:
Dec 4th, 2017 5:17 pm
LOL. The "How to talk to cute bus driver" thread is almost 20 pages long. Can there be great content there?Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes

Actually, I do agree with lubmar in that there should be a bit more leeway to keep threads open. Adds more variety to the usual political, left/right, liberal/conservative, merry-go-round.
That thread is not only a low-content thread full of trolling replies, it's just a personal blog [which is forbidden according to RFD Forums Rules/ToS]. The decline of off topics has no lower bound.
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You've been here long enough to know it's just a catch all phrase for mods to lock whatever thread they personally don't like.
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There is some leeway with our low content rule but it's at the discretion of the moderators. As with any moderator action you can submit a request (to myself) for review but that particular type of action doesn't often get reversed.
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