Author Topic: Can we please do away with the Politics Section??  (Read 1825 times)

SharperDingaan

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Re: Can we please do away with the Politics Section??
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2018, 03:02:04 PM »
Just drop the section for 3 months and see how it goes.
If civility returns great, if it doesn't - reopen the politics section in some other site.

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Re: Can we please do away with the Politics Section??
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2018, 03:30:08 PM »
You can ignore posters and boards as you wish...so you already have that option. 

Eliminating the Politics board would only move these discussions into the General Discussion board, where I would be spending a couple of hours a day monitoring posts and deleting them.  I don't have to do much policing, because these discussions are kept where they should be. 

Yes, politics can become heated and annoying, but you have the option of ignoring it.  And those posting in that section, always have the option of calming down and avoiding conflict for a day or two to reduce tensions.  But eliminating the board won't eliminate the problem...it will just seep into other areas that don't have this problem presently.  Cheers!
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Re: Can we please do away with the Politics Section??
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2018, 03:36:32 PM »
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And those posting in that section, always have the option of calming down and avoiding conflict for a day or two to reduce tensions

Agreed, we all need to calm our nerves.
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Re: Can we please do away with the Politics Section??
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2018, 03:37:12 PM »
You can ignore posters and boards as you wish...so you already have that option. 

Eliminating the Politics board would only move these discussions into the General Discussion board, where I would be spending a couple of hours a day monitoring posts and deleting them.  I don't have to do much policing, because these discussions are kept where they should be. 

Yes, politics can become heated and annoying, but you have the option of ignoring it.  And those posting in that section, always have the option of calming down and avoiding conflict for a day or two to reduce tensions.  But eliminating the board won't eliminate the problem...it will just seep into other areas that don't have this problem presently.  Cheers!

How do you ignore posters and boards? I've never seen the option.

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Re: Can we please do away with the Politics Section??
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2018, 03:38:53 PM »
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