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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #45 on: March 16, 2011, 01:21:16 PM »
approving comments takes an enormous amount of time
All comments on the main site are moderated.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #46 on: March 16, 2011, 05:50:45 PM »
There is a difference between moderated and approving every single post before they appear.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #47 on: March 16, 2011, 09:25:29 PM »
There is a difference between moderated and approving every single post before they appear.
whats the diff?

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #48 on: March 16, 2011, 10:48:20 PM »
But its obvious that the comments on the blog (and hopefully it wont spread to the forums) are beginning to be overrun by people who do not understand how to properly use them
And people who don't even know what / why they are applying for.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #49 on: March 17, 2011, 12:25:49 AM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #50 on: March 17, 2011, 12:49:51 AM »
Thanks Chaikel.

Now if only mm could figure out how to forum...
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/13255/comment-page-1#comment-79326

Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #51 on: March 17, 2011, 12:56:13 AM »
Thanks Chaikel.

Now if only mm could figure out how to forum...
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/13255/comment-page-1#comment-79326

Noooo, our n00b quota is full :P
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #52 on: March 17, 2011, 01:43:19 AM »
Thanks Chaikel.

Now if only mm could figure out how to forum...
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/13255/comment-page-1#comment-79326


Noooo, our n00b quota is full :P

I think if we want the site to grow, we should have a noobie (flame free) thread directing new users to aks their questions there first and we point them in the right direction.

It would also be helpful to have a simple guideline for new users on how to ask questions, for example for flights, to post dates, cities, budget, miles etc. same for rental cars and other stuff.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #53 on: March 17, 2011, 01:45:02 AM »
It would also be helpful to have a simple guideline for new users on how to ask questions, for example for flights, to post dates, cities, budget, miles etc. same for rental cars and other stuff.

There's a lot (or some?) of that in here.
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #54 on: March 17, 2011, 10:18:06 AM »
@PC: I think to moderate means, that someone is sifting through the posts, and whatever he doesn't like gets removed, where as approving, means that for every single message the moderator needs to click : I approve, before it gets displayed.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #55 on: March 17, 2011, 10:34:13 AM »
@PC: I think to moderate means, that someone is sifting through the posts, and whatever he doesn't like gets removed, where as approving, means that for every single message the moderator needs to click : I approve, before it gets displayed.
Comment moderation means approving every message that's posted.
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #56 on: March 17, 2011, 01:26:12 PM »
Whether its moderating or approving (and in this case I dont think anyone should be confused - all the posts are moderated, meaning they are all "approved"), there can still be retroactive flagging. If someone is making inane comments or repeating previously asked questions they can be told - if you continue to ignore the commenting policies your commenting privileges will be temporarily suspended. But this may still be way too much effort for what its worth.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #57 on: March 21, 2011, 03:20:52 PM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #58 on: March 21, 2011, 03:24:13 PM »
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #59 on: March 21, 2011, 03:38:41 PM »
Whether its moderating or approving (and in this case I dont think anyone should be confused - all the posts are moderated, meaning they are all "approved"), there can still be retroactive flagging. If someone is making inane comments or repeating previously asked questions they can be told - if you continue to ignore the commenting policies your commenting privileges will be temporarily suspended. But this may still be way too much effort for what its worth.

Yes, I agree. Anyone making inane comments should be banned, and all their miles and points confiscated.