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Offlinedr0mni
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clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3
    #4273467 - 06/08/05 10:20 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

So how exactly can a post be "off topic" in the Pub? I mean, with Cultivation or Trip Tips, it's pretty clear, but... ya know what I'm saying?

Sometimes I like to post "off topic" stuff here because I don't want to deal with the people in OTD. I mean, would my popcorn thread be "off topic"?

Plus I think the no racism rule should basically go under rule #1 (no flamming, or no flamming other races). I agree that threads that are just bashing and insulting other races should be locked or deleted, but what if I want to post about how I hate living near a black ghetto or think interracial relationships are immoral (for example). Would that violate the anti-racism rule?

I'm not trying to nitpick or be an asshole, I just think that these rules are a little ambiguous...


Edited by gdman (06/08/05 11:31 PM)


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: dr0mni]
    #4273472 - 06/08/05 10:21 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Hey, I'm no moron.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: dr0mni]
    #4273484 - 06/08/05 10:23 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

The Pub:

"A place for laid-back discussion on any topic..."

I don't see anything wrong with a popcorn thread. Just don't flame people here and don't post pics of people pooping into peoples' mouths.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: dr0mni]
    #4273487 - 06/08/05 10:24 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Quote:

dr0mni said:
So how exactly can a post be "off topic" in the Pub?




On topic: meaning on the topic of the what the poster has posted.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: kosmic_charlie]
    #4273489 - 06/08/05 10:25 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

If the Pub is for any topic, what's the point of even saying on-topic in the rules? There is no topic.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: Redstorm]
    #4273490 - 06/08/05 10:25 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

If its not Grateful Dead, its off topic. :gd_icon: j/k


Im sure the rule is ambiguous so the mods have discretion.





BTW do you really think interracial relationships are immoral?


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: Redstorm]
    #4273492 - 06/08/05 10:25 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

I dont belive there is a rule that states posts have to be "on-topic"...

:shiftyeyes:


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: dr0mni]
    #4273493 - 06/08/05 10:25 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Maybe this isnt a website dedicated to conversations of race or racisim. This is a web site dedicated to teaching and spreading knowledge and dispelling misinformation of psychledelics.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: kosmic_charlie]
    #4273497 - 06/08/05 10:25 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Earlier today, I was trying to discuss the pancake rabbit, but that thread got locked. Is there a "quality of content standard" or something? Every post was on topic (the pancake rabbit), but the thread got closed.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: Ripple]
    #4273498 - 06/08/05 10:26 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Quote:

Ripple said:
Quote:

dr0mni said:
So how exactly can a post be "off topic" in the Pub?




On topic: meaning on the topic of the what the poster has posted.




Ah, interesting. This is almost never enforced though, if any thread goes on long enough this rule will be violated.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: dr0mni]
    #4273501 - 06/08/05 10:26 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Quote:

dr0mni said:

Plus I think the no racism rule should basically go under rule #1 (no flamming, or no flamming other races). I agree that threads that are just bashing and insulting other races should be locked or deleted, but what if I want to post about how I hate living near a black ghetto or think interracial relationships are immoral (for example). Would that violate the anti-racism rule?

I'm not trying to nitpick or be an asshole, I just think that these rules are a little ambiguous...




It's all a mater of discretion on the part of the mods. Remember what the pub is all about ....Respect for your fellow Shroomery members!


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: TYL3R]
    #4273502 - 06/08/05 10:27 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Quote:

x_TYLER_x said:
I dont belive there is a rule that states posts have to be "on-topic"...

:shiftyeyes:




3) This is not OTD - keep threads on-topic and do not fill the forum with inane chatter and post whoring. Keep chat behavior to a minimum. Post with content.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: dr0mni]
    #4273503 - 06/08/05 10:28 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Mod's discretion on the thread's quality. I trust the mods here to judge that according to the Pub's description on the forums page

edit: in other words, what Ripple said, posted this before I saw his post


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: Burke Dennings]
    #4273512 - 06/08/05 10:29 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Right, I believe that explains it fairly well.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: Ripple]
    #4273532 - 06/08/05 10:33 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

:what:

So...

What is the Pub's predefined topic ?


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: TYL3R]
    #4273537 - 06/08/05 10:34 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

I think its in refrence to the topic of the individual thread.


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: TYL3R]
    #4273541 - 06/08/05 10:34 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

any thing people mostly find to be unofending


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: dr0mni]
    #4273546 - 06/08/05 10:36 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

dont make a thread about noobs and youll be fine :smirk:


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: DieCommie]
    #4273550 - 06/08/05 10:37 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

Quote:

DieCommie said:
I think its in refrence to the topic of the individual thread.




You are correct!


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Re: clarification of Pub Forum Rule #3 [Re: Corporal Kielbasa]
    #4273555 - 06/08/05 10:38 PM (16 years, 5 months ago)

:nonono:

Not Cool.


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