What happened to "Skinny Girls?"

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  1. Naimfan macrumors 601

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    So what prompted the move of the "Skinny Girls?" thread to the wasteland? Save for one posting, the thread was discussing a potentially sensitive subject in quite a civil fashion.

    Just curious...
     
  2. redAPPLE macrumors 68030

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    without trying to provoke... would like to know what happened...

    edit: why is my username in bold? is that a new privilege?
     
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  4. iBlue macrumors Core

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    or because of rude comments such as this.
     
  5. Naimfan thread starter macrumors 601

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    I ask because I read the entire thread and with a single exception, and that from a new person, it was a civilized, reasonable, and interesting discussion.

    I sincerely hope we are not moving towards a forum where a single objectionable posting is sufficient to eliminate any further discussion.
     
  6. koobcamuk macrumors 68040

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    Agreed. Stupid posts should be removed, or hurtful ones. I found the thread interesting.
     
  7. iBlue macrumors Core

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    it might have been the general direction of the thread. it had a distinctly rude tone in several bits. probably not much worthy of deleting but just... not cool. it's not a huge surprise it got binned.
     
  8. skunk macrumors G4

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    There were quite a number of -ism-riddled posts, as I recall. I don't think it was going anywhere good.
     
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    Whether or not you and I think that the thread was bad. I'm sure the mods carefully considered what they wanted to do with the thread, and that before waste-landing it they discussed it between themselves. Its not our site, so we shouldn't complain too much about it.
     
  10. Naimfan thread starter macrumors 601

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    Ah, yes. "I was only following ze orders!" I'm sorry, but I find that simply incredible.
     
  11. Eraserhead macrumors G4

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    Without moderation the forum would turn into the Youtube forum fairly rapidly, and that certainly isn't a good thing.
     
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  13. Naimfan thread starter macrumors 601

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    I must have missed my suggesting that moderation is not required.... :rolleyes:

    So too many people complained about it? Good to know! ;)
     
  14. iBlue macrumors Core

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    don't know but I would think so. even if no one did complain officially, it had a nasty tone to it. mods just try to balance what is questionable and sometimes it pisses people off. <shrug>
     
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