Re: Hey Fellas!
posted at 12/31/2012 8:43 PM EST
In response to BDCRich's comment:
Hey there everyone, this is Rich. I've been employed by the Boston Globe for about a month now, and I'm happy to announce that I have recently been assigned to monitor the Patriots (On the front burner) forum.
The staff had been getting numerous complaints with regards to a handful of posters, and the decision was made to increase the moderation on this forum.
I don't want to be overbearing and therefore I'll try to be as hands off as possible, however I think there are a number of things that need to be established going forward.
First and foremost, no personal attacks. We can all have a civil discussion here without the use of insults or attacks on others. It's fine to disagree, but keep the mean-spirited barbs out of the discussion.
Let's also try to keep discussions on topic. There's no need for a thread regarding the Patriots pass-defense to devolve into a discussion of Tom Brady's wife (although she is very attractive -- Don't tell my wife I said that!).
With regards to posters who appear to support another team, we'll deal with those as we go. We won't be removing them from the forum simply because they're a fan of another team, however if they're particularly disruptive, we'll hand them their pink slip.
That covers the essentials. If we need to put in place more regulations, and/or lay out a more comprehensive infraction/disciplinary document, we'll deal with that in the future.
I look forward to working with you guys, and hope to see some great discussions involving the Patriots.
Thanks a bunch guys!
So are you only policing this forum or will you be taking a look at the Celtics forum also. It's a lot worse over there in regards to guest.