Author Topic: Perhaps being able to lock or remove ones own thread is a bad idea?  (Read 1538 times)

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Offline Zero999

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I've just noticed that it's possible to create a thread, then lock or delete it, even if others have responded to it.

Perhaps this is a bad idea?

Someone could make a troll thread about someone else, then lock it giving them no chance to defend themselves. Or someone could create a free energy thread and delete it when they don't like the response.

I think this has the potential to cause trouble.
 

Offline armandas

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Re: Perhaps being able to lock or remove ones own thread is a bad idea?
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2010, 10:59:03 am »
There are a lot of things that are fundamentally flawed in this forum software:
  • User experience should be based on karma, not post count.
  • Each post should be able to be rated - either digg style (dig/bury) or /. style with more options.
  • Option to ignore messages from certain users.
  • etc.

A lot of these things can be fixed by plug-ins/addons, but as far as I know, Dave is not into "computer geek stuff" :)
I'm waiting for SMF version 2, but I'm not holding my breath.
 


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