There has been a lot of discussion and concern here recently about negativity towards other peoples ideas and projects. It should be noted however that the forum guidelines allow for simple ways to advert issues- the easy way is to take advantage of this forum guideline:
Thus all that is needed is in your original post to add a comment such as "This is a Q&A and planning thread, the idea is not open for debate". It then makes it clear that any debating or criticism of the idea is off-topic and subject to being deleted (as flagged by the topic starter).+ Off-topic posts - Posts that do not relate to the threads intent are subject to being deleted.
This isn't to say that someone else couldn't start another thread providing constructive criticism of the idea, but this should likely be done in "Hot Topics" and should not violate the guideline:
The starter of the critical thread can post a link to their thread in the original but the overall net effect is that the people working on the project don't have to wade though a mess of other peoples criticism.+ If you are to be critical of another users ideas or message please do so in a respectful manner. It is possible to discuss your points as to why you feel the way you do, ideally you should include alternate suggestions or acknowledge you have none.
Please bare in mind the following guideline however:
Ideas that violate this will be deleted, so this isn't an open, free rein of craziness either.+ No promoting of campaign tactics or other activity that grossly counter the morals or ethics of Dr. Paul.
Thanks, hope this pointer helps out. It pays to read the forum guidelines!
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