Resolved Mod Question: Off topic

Discussion in 'Site and Forum Feedback' started by MattInOz, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. MattInOz, Mar 5, 2013
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2013

    MattInOz macrumors 68030


    Jan 19, 2006
    How far does a topic have to drift before posts are considered off-topic?

    It's pretty much guaranteed that threads about certain products will devolve in to the same slanging match regardless of starting point or relevance to linked article.
  2. SandboxGeneral Moderator emeritus


    Sep 8, 2010
    There is no clearly defined line to cross regarding a thread being off topic. When you see a thread that seems that way, report it to us and the moderators will review it. Once we look at it, we may do any of the following, but limited to:

    • Clean up the off topic posts
    • Lock the thread
    • Lock the thread and send it to Wasteland
    • Allow it to continue
    Again, when you question a thread, use the Report button. :)

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