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A Note on Game Threads From A Moderator...

Good morning everyone.

Really quickly before one of our biggest games of the year I wanted to remind people of a couple of issues with commenting and how we can better self-police the site. Please read and this will make us all much happier on game days, win or lose.

First thing is to say that I am a moderator here and the way it works is not that I look through every single comment each day. Not at all.

The job of moderator is not possible without the flagging system. When you flag a comment, it is brought to my attention on a page I have access to. I follow up on EVERY flag. These are what is effective to get unruly subjects off the site.

You know what flags are -- click the 'actions' button on a particular comment and an option to flag will appear -- now what is appropriate to flag?

I think it's important to say that ALL personal attacks on other commentors are flaggable. Trolls are flaggable and should be defined as comments that are specifically designed to start a fight, not a conversation.

This is a very fine line and is often mislabeled. Please use discretion. Cussing is not a flaggable offense. We have never had a hard rule against cussing but writing a four letter word in ALL CAPS isn't a good idea.

Those are some of the highlights. Any questions can be emailed to me (which you can find in my profile). Everyone just remember: Don't feed the trolls, don't overreact to a loss, and don't attack other commentors.

Thanks. Woodman.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Arrowhead Pride's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Arrowhead Pride writers or editors.

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