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Old 30-08-13, 04:33 PM
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Dear all at Birding UK and Ireland

We have decided to implement a very low level of forum moderation to help prevent the rare occasions where threads escalate out of control.

To quote forum members, "The written word can be such a non-nuanced, bald form of communication that - unless used expertly (or perhaps just carefully) - is incapable of conveying intended meaning, but is perfectly capable of misinterpretation. The same words can take on very different meanings, and when they are written we cannot see the expression, or here the tone of voice, that would clarify the meaning in face to face communication. "

Sometimes remarks are deliberately posted which are intended to be offensive and of course these will be removed.

The moderators will not take sides in any argument, this is a forum for like minded individuals to discuss bird watching, birds, wildlife and related subjects, it is not a place for arguments so taking sides is pointless, the offending posts or threads will simply be removed and the members asked to move on.

If you have any suggestions, concerns or questions please don't hesitate to send us a PM.

Thank you.

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Old 30-08-13, 06:39 PM
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Glad to hear moderation has been introduced to the forum!
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Old 30-08-13, 07:41 PM
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Glad to hear moderation has been introduced to the forum!
...although I'm sure that other members will agree with me, in hoping that 'bukmoderator' is a forum member that we see no visible activity from!

Good to know that there is someone, or perhaps more than one person, in the background willing to step in and mediate if necessary though.
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Old 30-08-13, 07:43 PM
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A-ha....Big Brother is watching!!

Seriously, a sensible idea!
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Old 30-08-13, 08:21 PM
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I hope it's not my Big Brother. He'd accidentally delete everything.
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Old 30-08-13, 08:40 PM
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Glad to know that bukmoderator will be in the background - I hope that's where he/she will remain, without cause to intervene.
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At last, now we may not lose good members, because of things, that are hurtful to other members.

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At last, now we may not lose goods members, because of things, that are hurtful to other members.
Well said, although like a lot more forums you always get the click ???
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Old 30-08-13, 09:51 PM
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Oh gawd!!

I mean - Oh Good!!

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Old 30-08-13, 09:59 PM
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Oh gawd!!

I mean - Oh Good!!

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Exactly Tony!!
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