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New users moderated posts

Postby Maupy2 » Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:21 am

Hey,

Since it happens regularly that bots enter the forums and make some random threads, perhaps it's an idea for the first post to be approved by a moderator before any more posts can be made?

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Re: New users moderated posts

Postby nwru » Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:25 am

Hi. Long ago, we did have it set up so that those with 3 or less posts needed mod approval to post or something. I recall it confusing the users and being a lot of overhead for the mods.

Things are different now though. It's a good idea, but I don't feel the bots are frequent enough to enable such a feature. I'll welcome a consensus!
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Re: New users moderated posts

Postby Maupy2 » Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:47 am

I find that it's fairly frequent. Or at least, in comparison with the amount of threads new users make, it's frequent. ;p I do totally understand your POV as well though. I'd love to hear what other users think of it.
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Re: New users moderated posts

Postby wolferacing » Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:15 pm

I think reporting the topics is good enough for now? I'd rather not confuse any new members.

Sidenote, replying to bot topics makes it harder for us to delete said topics.
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Re: New users moderated posts

Postby neokidgeo » Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:49 pm

Is there no way you could try an introduction section that then allows full access to the forum once you've made that first post? is there an introduction section on the forum?

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