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Old 04-30-2011, 09:56 PM   #176
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I just received an "infraction" for quoting someone's babe picture in an OT topic.

What does this mean, exactly? It's this like a three strikes system, or just friendly warning?
A warning is a friendly warning, but an infraction is closer to a stern talking to. I wouldn't call it a strike, but if you keep getting infracted it's a very clear sign that you're continuing to do something wrong, and that you may want to change your behavior before we decide to send you on a long vacation for it.
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:21 PM   #177
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14) No price checks allowed
I'm a new member and just finished reading this thread. Would someone please clarify what #14 is talking about? Thank you.
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:23 PM   #178
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I'm a new member and just finished reading this thread. Would someone please clarify what #14 is talking about? Thank you.
No posting threads asking people to tell you what something is worth.

ie: I have a Motherboard, model XXX what is it worth if I sell it?
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Old 01-30-2012, 10:56 PM   #179
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Ah, ok. I have two more questions.

I found the definition for "nef" but what is "lifer?" I've searched, but can't find an explanation anywhere. I ask because I keep seeing those two words come up when I read to try to understand the rules. I've never encountered them before, despite having frequented many smaller forums over the past 10 years.

A "moderator call out" is a public complaint about a specific moderator and is against the rules, correct?

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Old 01-31-2012, 12:27 AM   #180
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Ah, ok. I have two more questions.

I found the definition for "nef" but what is "lifer?" I've searched, but can't find an explanation anywhere. I ask because I keep seeing those two words come up when I read to try to understand the rules. I've never encountered them before, despite having frequented many smaller forums over the past 10 years.

A "moderator call out" is a public complaint about a specific moderator and is against the rules, correct?
A lifer is someone with 10000 through 49999 posts. It is a forum user rank, similar to you being marked as a junior member.

To the best of my knowledge, a moderator call out is a public complaint against a single named moderator or a group of named or unnamed moderators or all the moderators collectively, and is one of the most heavily enforced rules around here.
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Old 10-15-2012, 04:19 PM   #181
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Hello.

My post was removed for 'Spamming advert' and I can't even reply.
Are you kidding?

Why other projects are allowed then?
http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?p=33999489
http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?p=34036521
http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2270600

And a lot others. I've checked before posting if there are other similar posts, made a good-looking article and got infracted. Thanks a lot.
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Old 10-15-2012, 04:28 PM   #182
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Hi Anti;

As explained in your infraction, you were infracted for promoting your game. Our rule isn't against discussing Kickstarter campaigns; our rule is against developers coming here and promoting their own projects. Furthermore you posted the same thing in several other forums, which makes your post even spammier.

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Old 11-19-2012, 10:04 PM   #183
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Read the rules and I look forward to contributing and engaging
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:06 AM   #184
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Hello,

I know this is a weird question, but is there anyway to delete a post that you wrote yourself?

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Old 12-22-2012, 06:44 AM   #185
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I know this is a weird question, but is there anyway to delete a post that you wrote yourself?

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Generally speaking, no, there is not.

If you wish to discuss the issue further, please start a thread in Moderator Discussions.
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Old 06-11-2013, 02:02 PM   #186
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Hi,
Having just registered I have to say this is a refreshing change. Having some amount of moderator accountability is something I have always found to be a good thing
The way the rules are laid out for all to see is also I feel very good, transparency for all.

I look forward to participating

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I have over 25 posts and my account is years old and I still can't access Sale/Trade?
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Old 07-24-2014, 08:13 PM   #188
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I have over 25 posts and my account is years old and I still can't access Sale/Trade?
Looking at your post history, your 25th post only came within the last hour. The permissions system only updates a few times a day, so it could be several more hours until it next kicks off and gives you FS/FT access. Come back tomorrow and you should be set.
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