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Reply #15 - Oct 29th, 2014 at 7:08pm
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as a host admin of a very large and very active public forum, i expect members to treat everyone with the same respect and courtesy they would expect from others, no matter how difficult that may be. no flaming, hate, politics, religion, sex, sports or drug discussions allowed, ever.  and, topics and posts must be kept within the intent and objective(s) of the forum. 

all non-admin members of a free, public forum, are guests of the site's host(s), and must agree to these (and other) terms when they register. 

anything NOT to do within the direct focus of the forum's prime intent (as defined by the site host(s) during a member's registration) is at the discretion of the site host(s) and should either not be allowed anywhere, or only allowed in one specific forum. 

if there is a specific off-topic forum, moderation of that forum should also be at the discretion of the site host(s), not the membership - they're guests, they don't run the ship.

  

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Reply #16 - Nov 20th, 2014 at 9:40pm
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I agree with Bullshot, if political issues are gun related, we really need to stay vigilant.
Maybe keep political discussions focused on firearms ?

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Reply #17 - Feb 21st, 2017 at 9:33pm
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I see no reason to ban political discussion in "Off Topic chatter" especially that related to the second amendment.

The simple solution to this situation as I see it is in the searching for previous posts - give the searcher the option of a search eliminating any posts from the Off Topic Chatter topic or any other topic of no interest.

Can that not be done?

Or should just let the negative instigator/instigators of unrest burn this forum to the ground.

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Reply #18 - Feb 21st, 2017 at 10:22pm
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If I should log in tomorrow to find that both my own ALONG WITH Grisen's Political Posts had magically disappeared from the Off-Topic Chatter section, I would be surprised... and pleasantly pleased as well.     Smiley

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Re: Please ban the topic of POLITICS
Reply #19 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 5:26pm
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There are posters who never post anything about Single Shot Rifles, only political post.

I ignore anything they say, same way I handle face to face political agitators, my point of view included.  Easier on the forum than in person. I have friends that vote the way I do, still ignore political rants they make.

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Re: Please ban the topic of POLITICS
Reply #20 - Mar 16th, 2017 at 5:01pm
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Perhaps a sub forum of "Off Topic" called "Politics" for members that need their safe place.
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Reply #21 - Mar 21st, 2017 at 10:39pm
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ssdave wrote on Dec 23rd, 2013 at 12:10am:
I couldn't agree more.  When I read some of the comments, I'm ashamed to have some of those opinions representing to the world what we, the ASSRA, are about. 

Reading the political threads, you can see where the term "gun nuts" came into use in the media!

dave

Amen, Dave. Well said.
  

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