Poll: Which of the following policies do you support, for spam control?
disable signatures on posts
don't allow company logos for avatars
don't allow signatures or avatars during probationary period
increase moderated posts (probation) from 2 to 5
insist on oauth authentication/login
only allow non-probationary users to use links in posts
only allow letters, digits & underscore in user names (no emails)
purge "inane" posters (or redirect them to w3schools?)
use filter to identify spam content (akismet?)
use "nofollow" links everywhere
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This poll will close on: 12-19-2018
 
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Forum Policy Changes Feedback Requested

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I am looking for community feedback on possible policy changes, through the survey at the top of this post.
Not all of the items are easy to implement, or necessarily practical, but I would like to know which of them the community supports.
They have been ordered alphabetically, and not in any implied order of importance.

Please take a few minutes, and checkoff those policies you agree with for forum management.
I will report any actions we take as a result.

Current forum policies:
Quote:Please use English, and proper English at that.
Be respectful of others; personal differences should be handled elsewhere.
Do not use this forum to promote your non-related business.
Offensive language will not be tolerated. Spam is offensive.
It's a good idea to check if your question has been answered already.
Use meaningful titles when creating new threads.
Stay on topic.
Do not knowingly post copyrighted material.
If you want to format your posts, or to include code in them, use MyCode tags.

Reminder: newly registered users have their first two posts moderated. This may take a few hours or a few days, depending on what the volunteer moderators are up to.


Current moderation practices for policy implementation:
- purge blatant spammers (posts, site, signature)
- warn users re off-topic posts, spammy looking posts / sigs
- warn/purge thread hijackers
James Parry
Project Lead
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Forum Policy Changes Feedback Requested - by jlp - 12-04-2018, 12:53 PM

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