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    Default Just for comparison, the US PC World forums ....

    Forum rules here:

    http://forums.pcworld.com/index.php?...ion=boardrules

    Looks very much like the regime that operated here until this decision.

    Meanwhile they continue to operate a general discussion sub-forum:

    http://forums.pcworld.com/index.php?...-general-talk/

    Given how litigious the US can be, it seems especially sad that FFX's lawyers feel the risk here is too great to allow a community to moderate itself. Because of course when you do what they feel they need to do, you essentially kill the community. US PC World obviously values it community and manages the risk. The appear to have a small (5,6) group of moderators, for a total forum membership and activity much greater than F1.
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    Default Re: Just for comparison, the US PC World forums ....

    'tis a sad day indeed.
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    Default Re: Just for comparison, the US PC World forums ....

    We're doing all we can to prevent the community from dying out over at http://pressf1.net.nz (new forums)
    We have 86 people so far

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    Default Re: Just for comparison, the US PC World forums ....

    FWIW A few weeks ago I was in a discussion with a senior staffer at Police National HQ and he was saying he thought our Forum was one of the better ones and self modulated itself very well.
    I have very high hopes that seriousness is a reversible condition.

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    Default Re: Just for comparison, the US PC World forums ....

    Well, I don't think there's "nigger or spic" bashing on the American forums.
    I am sure anything that involved minorities would be censored immediately, and the poster permanently blocked.
    I think that was a major reason this place is being shut down.
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    Default Re: Just for comparison, the US PC World forums ....

    You should see what is being said on at least one UK forum about the 'extremist Muslim threat', particularly since the latest 'rivers of blood' killing.
    In comparison you would think this forum bland indeed.

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    Default Re: Just for comparison, the US PC World forums ....

    Quote Originally Posted by Terry Porritt View Post
    You should see what is being said on at least one UK forum about the 'extremist Muslim threat', particularly since the latest 'rivers of blood' killing.
    In comparison you would think this forum bland indeed.
    Is it a technical forum owned and operated by a "publishing giant"?
    If not, then they can't be compared.


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