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A new member (dante) has joined out Admin team to assist with the technical functionality of the phpBB software and assessing our future technical improvement options. This new member is a friend of mine from Vancouver with a great deal of technical background.
jinks will continue to be our only moderator, while dante and I work under the hood.
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The administrator and moderators only job will be to maintain a certain amount of calm on this board and to try and identify anyone who breaks the rules by attempting to obtain more than one ...
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ABUSE OF ‘PERSONAL MESSAGE’ (PM)
The Board encourages Members to report trolling or spamming messages received by PM.
The Personal Message feature is ~ as it should be ~ completely private: the common belief notwithstanding, the Administrator and Moderator cannot view Personal Messages sent between Members.
Thus the onus is on the Member to let us know when it becomes obvious they have become a target of abuse-by-PM.
Forum spamming is a breach of etiquette where users repeat the same word or phrase over and over, but differs from multiple posting in that spamming is usually a willful act which sometimes has malicious intent.
It can also be traditional spam, unpaid advertisements that are in breach of the forum's rules. Spammers utilize a number of illicit techniques to post their spam, including the use of botnets.
FLAMING & FLAME WARS
'Flaming' is generally defined as posting or responding to a message in a way clearly intended to incite useless arguments, to launch personal attacks, to insult, or to be hateful towards other members.
This includes useless criticism, name-calling, swearing and any other comments meant to incite anger, or to go off-topic and attack the person rather than their opinion.
When the discussion becomes heated and sides do nothing more than complain ...
'Trolling' can generally be defined as the act of purposefully antagonizing other people on the message board by posting controversial, inflammatory, irrelevant or off-topic messages with the primary intent of provoking other users into an emotional response or to generally disrupt normal on-topic discussion.
Forum trolls are users that repeatedly and deliberately breach the etiquette of an established online community, posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages to bait or excite users into responding or ...
Get ready to laugh as the Pattaya Players bring you their latest comical full length play. Tickets are now on sale for the summer production of "Divorce Sale." Written by Linda Stockham and directed by Christopher T. Parsons, "Divorce Sale" hits Eastern Grand Palace Hotel this June 14th-15th and features a soon-to-be divorcee who holds a non-conventional garage sale with help from her neighborhood friends. In the process, their own marriages get the comic once-over. ...
Oh there are so many holidays in May that we need to make sure everyone knows about:
May 1 Labour Day
May 5 Coronation Day
May 6 Substitution holiday for Coronation Day which falls on a Sunday
May 24 Visakha Bucha (most important Buddhist holiday; alcohol ban!)
Banks and all government offices closed!!
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