(Closed) A followup on malicious threadjacking and more

posted 10 years ago in Weddingbee
Post # 17
Member
47427 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@mrbee: Thanks for the update although I still don’t understand why “meh” as a response is trolling close the the line. It means”indifference- the written equivalent of a shoulder shrug”.

How is that trolling close to the line?

Most times I just don’t respond if someone is asking for opinions and I don’t like the item, idea or suggestion. It’s not worth the drama that ensues when you express a negative opinion(even in a nice way).

 The downside of this is that bees are not getting a balance of responses .

Post # 18
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5398 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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@julies1949: Like Mr. Bee mentioned, that user was one of the biggest trolls we had so the “meh” comment was just one of the few of her comments that didn’t actually cross the line so we didn’t remove it and it created quite the controversy on that particular thread.  The user had been so nasty in previous comments that even that comment riled people up because they were fed up with that troll and their nastiness.

Post # 19
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1508 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I think this is definetly worth a try. I just hope the software doesn’t threadban on just specific numbers of posts, because sometimes that’s just the OP or someone answering questins and clarifying things. Hopefully the software will flag he post so that it can be checked by a mod and if no issues it’s reopened.

Post # 20
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14492 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Thanks for keeping us updated and for taking the immense time that it took to write that program. Hopefully it will make it easier on the Mods and yourself.

Post # 21
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620 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Thanks for cutting down on some of the issues.  I actually stepped away from WeddingBee in December because of a lot of the issues, but I was drawn back.  I’m glad to see that some of the issues I wasn’t a fan of are being resolved in a fair and appropriate manner.  Thanks for all your hard work!  🙂

Post # 22
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3871 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Thanks MrBee and to all the moderators! 

Post # 23
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168 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Thanks for the update Mr. Bee, the boards have been alot more of what I was used to recently and I appreciate that immensely!

Post # 24
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5385 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Thanks Mr. Bee! I love the threadban idea!

Post # 25
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1221 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Thanks, Mr. Bee! Loving the threadban idea 🙂

Things have certainly calmed down a lot and I really enjoy coming on again (versus kind of staying away or not commenting much).

Post # 26
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1667 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

thanks Mr. Bee and the rest of the weddingbee team for all your hard work on this! the past few weeks have been wonderful on the boards and I’ve been enjoying being a part of them again. Let’s keep it that way everybody!

Post # 27
Bee
2360 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - New York Botanical Garden

Thank you Mr. Bee and the team – there’s a reason I love this “place”!

Post # 28
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1037 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010 - Carlouel Yacht Club

Thanks so much Mr. Bee! This is fantastic: we are all so lucky to have your support in the hive!

Post # 29
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260 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2011 - The Providence Biltmore

Well said Mr. Bee.  Thank you Mr. Bee and the entire team for collaborating on an excellent policy.

Post # 30
Member
7298 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Thanks! I remember that “meh” comment in the full figure section. It was really rude and hurtful to have someone post about being confident with her dress and then someone come along and say, “meh”
I like the threadban idea too.

Post # 31
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6009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Thanks Mr. Bee!  It sounds like the new controls put in place have been well thought-out!

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