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New rule regarding "clickbait".
RE: New rule regarding "clickbait".
(26th January 2017, 23:07)Minimalist Wrote:
(25th January 2017, 16:50)pocaracas Wrote: Poor min... Anyone should pm him with this.

They don't want to know my opinion.

We could probably divine it somehow.
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RE: New rule regarding "clickbait".
Min is the Masterclickbater.
RE: New rule regarding "clickbait".
I HIGHLY applaud this. I don't come around here as much as I used to but it's gotten to the point that when I do, I ignore at least half the threads because they have vague titles. This will be a welcome improvement.

I find the name of this annoying practice (never knew it had one) ironic because it never baited me. I've always been less-inclined to click on a thread if I don't know what it's about.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

Albert Einstein
RE: New rule regarding "clickbait".
I think the only quibble for me is the fact it requires multiple violations from the same person (obviously) before punishment happens.

Which makes sense because punishment after one or two violations is rather harsh.

But in my experience the vast quantity of clickbait threads is multiple people doing it occasionally rather than a few people doing it a lot.

But really I can't think of any alternative.

At least if someone does it repeatedly then they'll have to stop or be punished.
RE: New rule regarding "clickbait".
(26th January 2017, 22:26)SteelCurtain Wrote: He is the only other candidate I ever considered for "he who shall not be named" status.

Who was the other one?
Not posting much. Currently having trouble typing due to onset of Multiple Sclerosis.
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RE: New rule regarding "clickbait".
(27th January 2017, 03:05)Mathilda Wrote:
(26th January 2017, 22:26)SteelCurtain Wrote: He is the only other candidate I ever considered for "he who shall not be named" status.

Who was the other one?

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RE: New rule regarding "clickbait".
Thanks Jor.

What a complete bastard Shhhhhh was.

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