A Conversation for h2g2 FAQ: Moderation

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Traveller in Time Reporting Bugs -o-o- Broken the chain of Pliny -o-o- Hired

Traveller in Time smiley - tit _not_ familiar with swear words
"Like in the first announcement thread; can we gat a more precise clue to what triggered the filter?

I am convinced to find the trigger pretty soon myself, but it would be really annoying, causing explicit swear words to be used.

Just a word counter would be polite smiley - magic

EG: 27th word causes problems . "

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On the old message boards (h2 howerd system), allegedly offensive things would be highlighted in red. Unfortunately, and stupidly, that also included certain aspects of nature discussions (over hen + ....) and plumbing discussions on where to interrupt supply (at the stop....).

All of which is why posts really ought to be referred to a moderator with a modicum of sense, after first giving the user warning that they might wish to change the wording. So people can choose to continue (but have their post delayed for checking) if the word really is the only technically correct one rather than frivolous or swearing.

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Well, I am suddenly in the powerfull hands of the h2g2 mind police.
Someone of collective gave a hint.

Entry is blocked and I first have to kneel and beg for sharing my space with others.

I'll just swear here in my thoughts and won't éver inform a moderator about ánything.

I did it the first time in five years.
When you are in their picture, they appear to go end get you.

Nothing else to do?

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If you can guess what the reason is, you win fifty dollars and can mail me at my hotmail account alfredomagic.

I am not at home know, so I cannot read the orders.

The first one who mentions their reason will get the full prize.

I will shown their e-mail here, at this talking point.

The price is even higher, because 50 euro is 65 dollars.

Well, it takes a lót of creativity to keep it exiting over here.

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Hey there, ,
nice you're dropping by !

It's me Alfredo To join life here,I really want to write freely in English. I hope I'll can in the time to come, because when I watch T.V., I mainly watch BBC-2 and BBC-World, although I live at the other side of the Channel, in Amsterdam,The Netherlands*. .

Since 1990 I live on my own again, in an historical neighbourhood of our Capital.
Alfredo, 1951, is a rather poëtic person. Worked a long time as a social worker with young persons from 16 to 23; in the streets, in prisons, in schools, etc. Was also involved (1990-'95), in social care for victims of W.W.-II.

Since 2000, I write personal stories and lyrics. For me it is a way of expressing my emotions, creating order in my mind and trying to find sense in (my own) history. But by sháring it here, with you, I hope to create more value. At h2g2 my Journal and those of others are the most important for me. Besides this, I also join BBC-Collective and BBC-Points of View , but áll my postings come together, here, in the left column "Conversations". I'm also a volunteer in a real theatrical childrencircus<SMILEY TYPE="dragon"/>by children and for children. Their pleisure is our main goal ánd their personal development (conquering fears, changing limits, learning circusskills, etc.).In some way, I'm the biggest child <SMILEY TYPE="rainbow"/> in that circus, because in the nineties I discovered my great affinity with the magical world of young children (as my h2g2-pictures here illustrate).

For me, this childrencircus is like a painting of the Spanish artist Miró that has come to life.Miró made - after 1925 - many joyful and magical paintings and sculptures, as you can see at Miró Museum Barcelona.(click at the yellow painting = "Obra" = his works).
A same kind of joy I experienced in my youth by the music of The Beatles. And now, these days around 2005, also by watching the sky at night and by flying my kite
,ánd also by creating acryl sketches.
I share some of these too at a special h2g2 website, created in March 2005 by Mudhooks. It is made especially for h2g2 members and the album is called "Gallery 42", or "h2g2 Friends (Art) Album", or
Main Gallery. Hope to meet you there too, because "we welcome all works created from the heart !".

As you know, we all can read each others Journals.
Of course, that includes mine (I started in september 2002).
But according to what this H2G2 site says, I don't primarily "jot things down I want to discuss".
Visitors are invited to read and react, but "discussing" is not my main goal. "Sharing" would be a far better word in my case.
Feel free to do so and don't be ashamed of ánything!
If you click at Alfredo's Journal List you'll find a complete summary of just all my Journal Entries. They contain a great variety of subjects and personal impressions. Some are autobiographic stories , like "Searching and meeting a prior love after thirty years" and "Johnson,the Captain", etc, etc. My "emotional journal" is almost hidden and increases by my own replies ("getting in touch"). The complete list of Journals is nót chronological. Because of replies from readers- like you -they keep changing places.

And finally; if you would like to share something, you can also use Alfredo's message centre. (use there the button down,"new conversation")

I sincerely hope that this introduction will be the beginning of a long and inspiring<SMILEY TYPE="star"/> journey for you and me, in our digital world aswell as in the colourful physical.
(P.S. Anyone can feel and think whatever they want because of what I - and others - write, but if someone feels the need to be rude, a Journal Entry is never the place to give it fuell.)

Greetings from Alfredo.

Time Out Guide of Amsterdam* and Amsterdam(see"English site")
Hopefully you'll find here something that you'll enjoy.
*(although all tourist guides have their clichés about ány country)

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write your choice in a reply, so anybody can see about who was right, etc.

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Post 7


It seems, that my entry has been freed by whatever/whoever.

Murphy, were are you hiding ? ..............

So it seems to be solved.

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