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Mod Approval on Disagreeing with Guru thread?

Post by Mantrik » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:17 am

Just wondering why comments are suddenly subject to Mod approval on this thread.
Is there an issue?
If so, perhaps a post on the thread would be polite.
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Re: Mod Approval on Disagreeing with Guru thread?

Post by Bristollad » Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:17 am

That thread's on the Discovering Mahayana Buddhism sub-forum which has always been subject to moderation in my experience.

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Re: Mod Approval on Disagreeing with Guru thread?

Post by Mantrik » Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:58 am

Bristollad wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:17 am
That thread's on the Discovering Mahayana Buddhism sub-forum which has always been subject to moderation in my experience.
Thanks. That could be it but it only seemed to be in the latter part of the discussion. Odd.
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Re: Mod Approval on Disagreeing with Guru thread?

Post by Queequeg » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:02 pm

Bristollad is correct. That forum is fully moderated. There might have been a mod closely following the thread for a while and approving as posts came in. When mods aren't on it, it will languish a little.

That said, it might be better to move that thread to another sub forum where the mod rules don't apply.

I'll do that in a second.
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Re: Mod Approval on Disagreeing with Guru thread?

Post by Mantrik » Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:29 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:02 pm
Bristollad is correct. That forum is fully moderated. There might have been a mod closely following the thread for a while and approving as posts came in. When mods aren't on it, it will languish a little.

That said, it might be better to move that thread to another sub forum where the mod rules don't apply.

I'll do that in a second.
Thanks for explaining. :)
Yes, it seems to be ticking along nicely.
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Re: Mod Approval on Disagreeing with Guru thread?

Post by Queequeg » Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:53 pm

Got distracted, but it has been moved. Happy posting!
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

I think each human being has things to find out in his own life that are inescapable. They’ll find them out the easy way or the hard way, or whatever.
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Re: Mod Approval on Disagreeing with Guru thread?

Post by Mantrik » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:07 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:53 pm
Got distracted, but it has been moved. Happy posting!
Thanks. You can prob delete this thread now as it clutters up the list. :)
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Re: Mod Approval on Disagreeing with Guru thread?

Post by Queequeg » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:19 pm

That's actually a good point... as a general rule we only remove topics that, for moderation reasons, we feel should not be accessible, but I don't recall removing threads because they've outlived usefulness... will need to discuss this with the team...
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

I think each human being has things to find out in his own life that are inescapable. They’ll find them out the easy way or the hard way, or whatever.
-Jerry Garcia

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