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Re: limit of 3 consecutive posts

Posted by Dr. Bob on September 27, 2004, at 10:23:48

In reply to Re: Support Toph, posted by Larry Hoover on September 27, 2004, at 8:54:30

> Another site I use limits the number of posts by people on their main board
> Nikki

> a restriction of sequential posts by one poster would be fair, and perhaps even be a kindness.

> > What would your idea be as to how many posts that one poster should be restricted to to be fair?
> Well I've always been fond of the number three.
> ibbaG

> I don't want any poster here to feel that they can't express themselves... On the otherhand, the board should not be able to be hijacked and monopolized by one individual out of fairness to all of the others.
> The only fair solution I see here is a compromise that would allow multiple but not endless postings. It's not perfect but I think it's the best that can be done under the circumstances.
> I would personally like to see no more than 5 posts that try to elicit the same response.
> Kara

> since this is the only way that my limitations can allow mw to post, then I would not be allowed to be an equal member here if some quota system was implemented or that my style of posting could not be used because I would not be able to express myself in the restriction that I would be requiered to abide by.
> Lou

> Bob has oft times said that Babble may not be a good fit for everyone
> Lar

Thanks, everyone, for your comments and suggestions. Let's try a limit of 3 consecutive follow-ups to a post (or new threads). And see how it goes...





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