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Old 06-24-2012, 03:43 AM   #11
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The reason that political threads just vanish not simply locked or deleted is that it prevents drive by political sniping. Where someone makes a political topic and the title hangs around in the forum locked or deleted.

We move such threads to the moderator lockerroom. Political posts in the wrong section by supporting members get moved to the political forum. Non-sm get vanished. This prevents posting there by default.

There is some judgement calls when it comes legal or activism issues as we currently have any open to all subforum for that type of topic. It general requires the issue to be firearm or second ammendment related. Such as ccw laws oc laws awb laws along with cases involving court decisions and trials.

Some trials like zimmermans are purely political and need to be in politics or controversy.

This applies to conspiracy postings as well.
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Old 06-24-2012, 04:11 AM   #12
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Vincent, Bad Broccoli, Bad, Bad Broccoli!

well if they want the privilage of the politics, they need to become SM!
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I don't think there's any place for S&M

on a guns forum...
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:17 PM   #14
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Forget broccoli I like spinach.
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The FTF is the best run forum that I have seen, the Mods. do a good job of allowing us freedom while keeping it in line. I wish Washington would take some lessons here!!!!!
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I concur with levelcross , This is not just the best gun forum but one if not thee best forum out there . Out of all the hot rod , harley , black lab , fishing , boating , and boat repair '' regards to the boats.net forum and thehulltruth.com''
This one is the best moderated , organized , friendly , helpful and social forum i have found and till winds runs me off i will keep up my membership .
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I concur with levelcross , This is not just the best gun forum but one if not thee best forum out there . Out of all the hot rod , harley , black lab , fishing , boating , and boat repair '' regards to the boats.net forum and thehulltruth.com''
This one is the best moderated , organized , friendly , helpful and social forum i have found and till winds runs me off i will keep up my membership .
I agree. I have been to many forums too, and this one is the best.
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We may need a intervention thread for those of us with forum addiction
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maybe a 10 step program ?
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As we have discussed before (for those of you with the short term memory thingy) Political postings are limited to supporting members. This is a decision made some time back by Admin (the folks that OWN this site) due to the large number of drive-by posters and trolls in political postings.

This IS- first and foremost- a GUN forum. Politics is secondary.

Is the original poster a supporting member? No? Good day.

Frankly, this supports the point that was made by Admin in restricting access to Politics to supporting members.

Now if y'all will excuse me, I will go see if I can find someone else to hurt their feelings. Busy evening already.
Does the forum still use PayPal exclusively? If so you won't see a dime from me no matter how much I believe in what you are doing here. I have never had a PayPal account and I never will, but I will be glad to make other arrangements. Please PM me if there is another option.

Please accept my apology for being off topic.
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Does the forum still use PayPal exclusively? If so you won't see a dime from me no matter how much I believe in what you are doing here. I have never had a PayPal account and I never will, but I will be glad to make other arrangements. Please PM me if there is another option.

Please accept my apology for being off topic.
I just used my credit card. I, like yourself, do not have a PayPal account.
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