Yesterday's Tractor Co.
Shop Now View Cart
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 9N,2N,8N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   Traditional YT Forum ViewClassic View   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile    Log inLog in 

Thoughts on Bans


 
Post new topic    
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
YTSupport
Site Admin


Joined: 01 Jan 1997
Posts: 8350


Report to Moderator

PostPosted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:56 am    Post subject: Thoughts on Bans Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I don't have anything to do with moderation, but I frequently have to explain to people the issues surrounding it. I will give you my opinion.

If their posts are getting deleted regularly, and they persist in posting the same types of posts, they may be headed for a ban for not adhering to site policy. If the infraction is heinous, a single post could result in a ban, but that is not usually what happens, it's repeatedly pushing the envelope that most often causes a ban.

Multiple times lately people have asked me why they were banned. I don't know, because I have nothing to do with it, but I do know that the site policy has been violated repeatedly and often in a number of ways, so the person asking already knows why.

I am not defining site policy here, that is the forum moderator's business, but this subset are things that often happen:

1. Injecting politics or political innuendo into posts
2. Including jokes not suitable for young people, your pastor, your mother etc
3. Including words not suitable for young people, your pastor, your mother etc
4. Being nasty to someone else in the community even if you think they deserve it, no personal attacks ever no matter how cute they seem
5. Making light of moderation and attempting to get around it. One of the worst examples is "This will get poofed but.."
6. Defamation of people or businesses
7. Advertising

None of these are okay, even if they have slipped by sometimes. Repeating them will certainly result in a ban.

What not to do if banned? It doesn't help anyone to attempt to angrily communicate the case, it's just continuing the same behavior that resulted in the ban in the first place. Threats, accusations, and insults are, to put it mildly, counterproductive.

YT is not the place for any of this type of thing. If someone is banned, they have to decide if they made a mistake from the perspective of this community, or if the behavior they prefer just doesn't fit with this community. It's a great community and an honor for all of us involved in it, but for the person who would prefer a different sensibility, there are so many places on the net to practice that behavior, and I really can't understand why someone like that would even want to be in a place that requires old fashioned civility.
 
Back to top
View user's profile
:   
Post new topic    Yesterday's Tractors Forum Index -> Site Comments All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  

TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
We sell tractor parts!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

YT Home  |  Forums

Modern View Forum powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters