Re: soc.senior.mod ???
- From: "Jim Higgins" <gordian238@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 07:06:45 -0500
<anoldfart4@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> On Sat, 10 Dec 2005 00:50:14 -0500, Russ Weber
> <rusweber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Is it worth trying to form a moderated soc.senior.mod newsgroup?
>>With no human moderator who could be accused of favoritism.
>>Cross-posted articles would still go to all newsgroups listed,
>>including soc.senior.issues (to avoid charges of censorship).
>>But when the new newsgroup, soc.senior.mod, is included in cross-posted
>>articles, robot software for soc.senior.mod would reject that article.
>>The only articles that would be forwarded to soc.senior.mod would be
>>articles that were posted ONLY to soc.senior.mod.
>>It would surely be a long struggle to get enough votes to form this new
>>newsgroup, but it might be worth it if there was enough support for it.
> I mostly just lurk on here, but I must state that I'd like to see a
> moderated group too, but there are more problems than just
> crossposting in this and most other NGs. There are troublesome people
> that only human moderation can stop, and I am not referring to someone
> that posts an occasional offcolor joke, but rather referring to
> repeated harassment. Then of course theres all the usual junk like
> spam and people that think newsgroups are places to advertise their
> ebay sales, and much more. This NG has turned to almost entirely
> politics, and the name should now be soc.politics.senior.issues, and
> another moderated group should exist that dont allow any politics. I
> like to talk *some* politics too, but there are other things in life
> I guess I jsut dont see stopping crossposting as the ultimate
> solution. It would greatly help, but is not the end of problems.
> Then too, there are somethings posted on here that benifit from
> crossposting to another NG. For example home repair posts, being
> crossed to alt.home.repair.
> However, I strongly favor the MOD group, but think human intervention
> will be strongly needed, and it will have t be someone that is
> non-partisan, not offended by normal usage of cuss words, and who will
> be tolerant of posts that they personally do not like. Yet they will
> remove all spam and garbage, and will issue warnings and eventual bans
> to repeat abusers. This would probably be the hardest job of all.
It would be so nice to ditch the political rants and actually stay on topic
instead of being afflicted with those that are *so* certain that we just
have to have their rants posted all over.
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