How to prevent locks and exiles

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Hyerim
Do not post
abraker
Regardless of lock or letting it sink, OT denizens interaction would still be same. There is nothing but so called "quality" threads and a few posts in them before it runs dry. You can talk about so much in relation to the thread topic. Currently posting dies down faster than new topics are made, making a suffocating bottleneck.
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DJ Enetro
I see now way how it all will exponentially decay down to zero, unless you were sarcastic
abraker

DJ Enetro wrote:

I see now way how it all will exponentially decay down to zero, unless you were sarcastic
Not being sarcastic. It won't decay to 0, but it wil still be terrible. Just a few threads popping and running dry with the rest that survive just containing same old regulars chatting in ITT2 like threads.
Railey2
if you need a guide to not be exiled you deserve being exiled and should, in fact, be exiled right away.
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DJ Enetro

Railey2 wrote:

if you need a guide to not be exiled you deserve being exiled and should, in fact, be exiled right away.
Really now, let's not jump to conclusions. Sometimes people can't think farther from what they want to see. You're lucky someone is even listening.
The point of this guide is to PREVENT exiles. How is your point valid? Back it up.
Railey2

DJ Enetro wrote:

Railey2 wrote:

if you need a guide to not be exiled you deserve being exiled and should, in fact, be exiled right away.
Really now, let's not jump to conclusions. Sometimes people can't think farther from what they want to see. You're lucky someone is even listening.
The point of this guide is to PREVENT exiles. How is your point valid? Back it up.
everyone who can't even think this far on their own must have a REALLY simple mind and should therefore not be allowed to post threads as they would be equally simple and uninteresting (aka what we call trash).

Also, this thread is a pretty bad guide. No structure whatsoever.
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DJ Enetro

Railey2 wrote:

simple and uninteresting
Why are you taking away their chances to improve? Imo if a thread is trash, just let it die and float into the OT archives
Unless you think that their posts reflect the quality of a thread they might create.

kai99 wrote:

good threads can come with low effort
Railey2
I didn't say anything about their posts. I say:

IF you are so dumb that you need a guide to tell shit apart from stuff that's not shit, THEN you should be exiled because clearly, you're so dumb that nothing good could ever come out of you creating a thread.



I am not taking their chances away.. how did you get that? Because they couldn't post threads anymore? There are other ways to learn. The best method is to wait until you're no longer 12 years old.
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DJ Enetro

Railey2 wrote:

you're so dumb that nothing good could ever come out of you creating a thread.

The best method is to wait until you're no longer 12 years old.
Na, I think learn by experience is the best way, but let's leave it at that.
Railey2
The best way to learn isn't just by getting negative feedback (aka: thread getting locked and everyone flaming you). You need to facilitate a proper understanding of the distinction between shit and non-shit by giving constructive feedback. But who does that? Nobody.
Guides can be good for that, so I suppose you're having the right ideas.

Still, a guide on the topic of "How to not post trash" almost seems like satire to me.

Experience is close to useless if you're too stupid to arrive at valid conclusions on your own. Chances are they'd get it even more wrong the next time around.
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DJ Enetro

Railey2 wrote:

seems like satire
on Eph?
Tae

Railey2 wrote:

if you need a guide to not be exiled you deserve being exiled and should, in fact, be exiled right away.
Yeah... I said in Discord last night that you get two warnings before you're exiled as it is, and that each of these warnings essentially means "you're doing something bad, don't do this again"... but apparently that's not clear enough for people as they try to justify a thread which was just three songs.

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"People shouldn't be exiled on someone's personal opinion"

Right, so... isn't you saying that also subjective?
Also the fact that the thread in question was utter shit
There's also the fact that someone has to draw the line on what is and isn't okay, though, because otherwise nothing would ever happen :unamused:
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DJ Enetro
Tae it's based on objective points.

I mean just ask in the thread
Ashton
Lets be real here, we made an exile system for a very useless forum that has no meaning excect starting conversations. Usually very meaningless conversations. Yet we have to literally strict users privligages to post? At least put the people who were spamming the threads on "in danger of being exiled" so they can follow rules. Why completely strict their privileges with no warning?? If a threads stupid it'll die on it's own, no need to exile them for just being stupid. If they were stupid and spammed the fucking forum then give them an exile smh. How much more fucked can OT be?
Ephemeral
so start good conversations and there's no problem

in your case however it's more like "participate in conversations until you can be trusted to start your own"
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DJ Enetro

Ephemeral wrote:

"participate in conversations until you can be trusted to start your own"
Quality is almost rarely achieved on the first thread post imo
Ephemeral
disagree, bunch of threads on the front page atm that set out a good groundwork without even trying that hard
[ - Zekks - ]

DJ Enetro wrote:

Quality is almost rarely achieved on the first thread post imo
Your :thinking: thread was the best
abraker

Ephemeral wrote:

disagree, bunch of threads on the front page atm that set out a good groundwork without even trying that hard
Things are not as exciting though. Who am I going to yell "go kys" at for a dumb thread now?
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