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1. Posted: Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:08 GMT
I was just wondering why topics get locked, so will somebody tell me? Also, please don't lock this one.
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2. Posted: Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:13 GMT
different reasons. they're redundant, they're in danger of becoming nasty, they've gone hopelessly off topic, they violate certain rules, or there was no point to the thread to begin with and it's just taking up space on the website. those are the most common reasons.
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3. Posted: Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:14 GMT
They're usually inapropriate or break the rules of conduct, which I won't bother to link.
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4. Posted: Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:16 GMT
Usually for the reasons listed - going off-topic, descending into needlessly vitriolic or abrasive posting, duplicating content, all sorts of stuff. It's also a commonly accepted piece of necessary forum upkeep.
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5. Posted: Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:21 GMT
also, as a side-note, theblackdragon thinks it's fun. so it's become a hobby of sorts. it's how she gets her jollies.
6. Posted: Fri 18th Dec 2009 03:29 GMT
Don't let tbd near this thread.She'll lock it.
Well, I will.
Edited on Fri 18th December, 2009 @ 03:31 by Toon_Link
7. Posted: Fri 18th Dec 2009 03:32 GMT
If you ever go on a non-moderated forum you'll see how important locking/deleting threads can be.
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8. Posted: Fri 18th Dec 2009 17:36 GMT
Because, some topics just get out of hand sometimes. Other times, I bet it is for fun. I bet this topic will be locked.
Edited on Fri 18th December, 2009 @ 17:37 by Knux
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9. Posted: Fri 18th Dec 2009 17:43 GMT
Yeah, some times I can see a topic should get locked as people are getting a bit silly / personal... There are limits to communication in forums so moderation can really improve how they function.
Edited on Fri 18th December, 2009 @ 17:45 by Ristar42
10. Posted: Fri 18th Dec 2009 17:47 GMT
Yeah, the guys explained it.
The only time my threads locked down: once where I locked my own before locking became exclusive to mods and a duplication (TBD locked it Thought I wouldn't be a casualty )
Edited on Fri 18th December, 2009 @ 17:48 by Sylverstone
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11. Posted: Fri 18th Dec 2009 17:58 GMT
Speaking in the forums is like being in a world full of moderation. The reasons topics are locked are to keep the peace, as well as the reasons others listed.
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12. Posted: Fri 18th Dec 2009 18:06 GMT
So that people can no longer post in them, duh.
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13. Posted: Mon 21st Dec 2009 17:09 GMT
So that people can no longer post in them, duh. ahh, such an age-old question, up there with where do babies come from
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14. Posted: Mon 21st Dec 2009 23:25 GMT
There's really only one way this topic can end, right?
Sorry, this topic has been locked.