SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Five questions about the future of this community
Re: [Sigia-l] Five questions about the future of this community
At Friday, 12/03/2004 15:28, david_fiorito_at_vanguard.com wrote:
>3. No. Trolls kill threads thus discouraging new threads from forming.
>The only answer to a troll is the presence of a moderator.
Uff. Let's put things in perspective here--there are no trolls on this
list. There are a few people here who could exhibit better manners, but
this list is -incredibly- tame in comparison to...well...pretty much all
the other lists I've ever been on, ever. Even though people's tempers
flare occasionally, people are remarkably good at keeping things on-topic
(with the exception of this particular thread!).
As someone else so eruditely mentioned, the best way of making sure that
the tone of the list remains pleasant is to re-read your post before
sending it to ensure that nothing you write can be misconstrued. I'd also
like to add that it's smart to re-read your post, thinking about how it
would make -you- feel if it were a response to something you'd written. I
don't think any other steps are necessary--I think the mods here do a very
Now. When was that group hug scheduled again?
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