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Georg_S
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To all posters in "What if"

Post by Georg_S » 20 Dec 2023 20:26

Hello

As this is one of the subforum that get the most reports from member against other members, I get email with complaints, we ban (for life) and temporarly, we give formal warnings etc. But still, it continues.

Rule nr 2 in the rules of the forum say the following - READ IT, FOLLOW IT! OR FACE THE CONSEQUENCES!!

Be respectful
We have members from all over the world, who have very varied backgrounds and personalities. Passionate, and even heated, discussion is part of a forum, but this should not escalate into vitriol or offense. All members have a responsibility in maintaining a good tone.
Bear in mind that not all members have your background.
Focus on the arguments, rather than the poster.
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Re: To all posters in "What if"

Post by daveshoup2MarDiv » 06 Jan 2024 18:55

Well said.

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