Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

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Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby sillyrabbit » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:01 pm

I'm having a hard time following a conversation like this one:

viewtopic.php?f=39&t=23488

In which I can see posts being quoted, but not the posts themselves. In the above link (page 1), I cannot see posts from 'davidbrainerd', 'Alex McLeod', and at least one of 'vinegar''s quoted posts. There's no mod message indication a thread clean-up had taken place, and the posts quoted don't seem too controversial...

Is anyone else experiencing this?

This was actually quite jarring for me because I have attention issues (diagnosed), and I kept scrolling up thinking I missed something, and by the time I figure out the post isn't there, I've lost the train of thought I had that was running in parallel while reading the actual conversation.

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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:01 pm

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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:01 pm

"it must be coming from the mouthy mastermind of raunchy rapper, Johnny Dangerous”

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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby Admin_PC » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:48 pm

Looks like it was just either a poor job of thread clean up or a split from another thread. I'll take a look at it. Sometimes clean up gets complicated by the delay for posting. This delay seems to be much improved, so hopefully these type of incidents will decrease.

We're fine with dissonant posters until they start bashing core Mahayana tenets (at least outside of the Open Dharma Subforum). This is explicitly spelled out in the Terms of Service. If someone doesn't wish to play by these rules, then they really won't enjoy this place, because the rules are going to be enforced regardless.

EDIT: People who essentially bypass the mechanisms for banning have done a lot more to destroy the integrity of the forum than any overreacting to dissonant/disruptive posters.

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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby sillyrabbit » Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:03 pm

I see. I guess I was expecting some kind of mod message if there was any clean up due to ToS violations, so I thought the missing posts could've been caused by something else.

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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:03 pm

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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby Ayu » Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:06 am

Do you mean the giant post with a mess up of the quotes by "Kim"? He asked how to fix it, and I sent the text to him with an explanation how to fix quotes. I believe, s/he is working on it now and we can read it later after reposting.
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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby Ayu » Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:35 am

I'm sorry. My "cleaning" seems to have been a little chaotic.

In general: if people wouldn't complain and everybody would love those "dissonant voices", mods would love to keep those threads untouched.
But I don't think, a Buddhist board Is committed to let single persons (who are in a bad mood only) put down the teachings of Dharma. Why not ask, why not try to understand?

So, that thread was very controversial and we received reports on it. The posts were removed for trolling.
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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby Ayu » Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:48 am

I have decided to stick with love.
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Re: Disappearing posts (in non-controversial threads)?

Postby sillyrabbit » Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:24 am


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