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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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