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Old November 29th, 2016, 05:46 PM   #791 (permalink)
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Weeellll... you could just not go there.

(And sure, it does tend to pull you in. Did me today, once again.)

Bob.

I'd prefer an option to switch the thread off until this whole thing dies down and then have the ability to check for useful stuff when it's updated.

Otherwise it pulls you in but it's just a waste of time.


Plus, there are sometimes threads dedicated to stuff that's just of no interest to you. For example, a thread about Asian products or indexes when you don't trade them, or about a European product that you don't follow.

This way you would have the ability to switch those individual threads off.

Makes for a faster, cleaner scan of what's new and relevant to your interests.

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Old November 29th, 2016, 06:53 PM   #792 (permalink)
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I'd prefer an option to switch the thread off until this whole thing dies down and then have the ability to check for useful stuff when it's updated.

Otherwise it pulls you in but it's just a waste of time.
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I know this is controversial, but the thread starter should have deletion power. The thread starter knows what is relevant to the thread, and there are many starters so administration burden is lessened. I do not see any harm in deletion power. Keeping threads on point will sharpen the discussion and make for more enjoyable reading. It would also give Futures.io an advantage over other forums which do not allow it. It introduces a modicum of authorship which may give the forum threads a distinct flavor. If a thread gets somehow out of control, the administration can reverse and rescind powers as necessary.

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Old November 29th, 2016, 10:47 PM   #793 (permalink)
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I know this is controversial, but the thread starter should have deletion power. The thread starter knows what is relevant to the thread, and there are many starters so administration burden is lessened. I do not see any harm in deletion power. Keeping threads on point will sharpen the discussion and make for more enjoyable reading. It would also give Futures.io an advantage over other forums which do not allow it. It introduces a modicum of authorship which may give the forum threads a distinct flavor. If a thread gets somehow out of control, the administration can reverse and rescind powers as necessary.

Maybe in a journal, but in a public thread I would vote no.

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Old November 30th, 2016, 04:04 AM   #794 (permalink)
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I know this is controversial, but the thread starter should have deletion power. The thread starter knows what is relevant to the thread, and there are many starters so administration burden is lessened. I do not see any harm in deletion power. Keeping threads on point will sharpen the discussion and make for more enjoyable reading. It would also give Futures.io an advantage over other forums which do not allow it. It introduces a modicum of authorship which may give the forum threads a distinct flavor. If a thread gets somehow out of control, the administration can reverse and rescind powers as necessary.

I may be wrong but I think this was implemented at some point.

I see issues with this approach. I won't delve into those now as i'm on a portable device but personally I believe the current system which allows the thread owner to block an individual from commenting further by putting them on the ignore list to be effective.

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