Should Real Jock employees delete posts that are totally off topic or that are posted in the wrong catagory.

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    Jun 03, 2007 1:48 AM GMT
    There are numerous topics that are completly the same.

    Some posts are irrelivant and have nothing to do with the subject.

    Many are just missed placed and in the wrong catogory.

    What do you think? Should they just be deleted? Does it really matter?
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    Jun 03, 2007 2:08 AM GMT
    I try not to fuckup where I'm posting but one does make mistakes.

    It would be nice to have a DELETE option (after you post) and/or a REVIEW option before you submit a post. (but the REALJOCK staff are still doing a GREAT JOB in my opinion)

    an earlier post:
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    Jun 03, 2007 2:11 AM GMT
    I fuckup again:

    an earlier post:
    The FORUMS need a "How to" HELP file!

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    Jun 03, 2007 8:40 PM GMT
    Especially in the aftermath of Digg's DRM Revolt, my personal opinion is it is not Realjock's responsibility to delete posts because they are off-topic. User-generated sites are driven by the transparency of its' designers, and provided members aren't soliciting illegal activity, posts should just be left alone.

    I do agree that posts should have some limited delete functionality--obviously you don't want someone deleting a post just because they don't like the responses it got (deleting their inital post, and the entire thread attached to it), but at least allowing a member to delete his own post provided there are no replies yet--this could solve the problem of posts being placed in the wrong area when members didn't know otherwise.

    Unfortunately, with the wide variety of boards available, not everyone is familiar with all the board topic options--not to mention that members might only actively look at one or two boards and miss "important" posts in the others.
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    Jun 03, 2007 11:51 PM GMT
    I agree with you guydiver, sometimes we what to retract something.
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    Jun 04, 2007 1:45 AM GMT
    I think that yes, some moderator action should be undertaken.
    But I think the forum software is the main issue. It's unwieldly - latest posts should appear at the top of the page, not all over the place.

    IMO there are much better forum programs out there.