Thread closures w/o comments?

Discussion in 'Tech & Support' started by Varient, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. Varient Guru for Geeks

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    Not expecting a thread filled with paragraphs of WHY.

    But:

    Would like better than it just being locked w/o a word.

    In this case I started a PRO white Thread to go alongside the PRO black thread,.... And IT WAS CLOSED W/O COMMENT.


    Why?
     
  2. Morg Super Moderator

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    I see bad things happening with that thread so I closed it.
     
  3. cookiva Registered

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    Its not a question of being fair. Its a question of safety. If the mods/admin believe that a thread should be closed, leave it to them. As Morg said, bad things could have happened, so bye bye thread.
     
  4. Sugarculted Registered

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    Can't the mod at least give a reason?
     
  5. cookiva Registered

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    A thread whose description is being a "pro white thread". Thats pretty easy to decipher the reasons for closing. Now, its usually pretty easy to find out why a thread closed.
     
  6. Morg Super Moderator

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    Thought I did, and been talked about it in the mod forums and we think a 'race' thread is going a bit too far.

    Now excuse me, sick. Bathroom break again :(
     
  7. Sugarculted Registered

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    Yeah, but it's not just those particular threads which are being closed without warning. I've seen others which aren't as offensive, which have been closed without any comments.
     
  8. cookiva Registered

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    Most of the time, whichever mod/admin did close that particular thread will state why they did. Like Morg said, he forgot to say why.
     
  9. Varient Guru for Geeks

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    It depends on the thread, if it's a one that has a topic which has started out as a discussion and devolved into a mess, then i would post the reason for the closure, but if it's another "TDK poster in 3 weeks ZOMG!!" thread, then i figure everyone knows why it was closed.
     

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