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Does every post have to be approved by admin?

a1laserboya1laserboy Posts: 7
edited 3. Feb 2014, 11:23 in Community Chit-chat archive
Just wondering, I can see why my first post had to be, but now my second one needs to be.

Is this how it works? Not used to this kind of restricted moderation in a forum.


  • moderatormoderator Posts: 4,082 mod
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00

    All new members joining the forum have to have their initial posts approved by a moderator. Once 2 posts have been approved, the forum software will allow you to post freely.

    Except... There is a strict ban on swearing on the boards and some posts may automatically be flagged by the software and placed in moderation for us to look at. The same rule applies to PMs except moderators don't see these at all and the message vanishes into the ether. A read of the forum rules is highly recommended.

    The reason for this is the continuing spam account sign-ups on a daily basis. All new members are checked on joining and we remove, on average, 1 new member per day who is a fresh spam account.

    Do enjoy posting to the forums, its a great community.

    Mod B
  • a1laserboya1laserboy Posts: 7
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Ahh, I see, thank you Mod B :)

    Sorry to be so jumpy. I promise not to swear i hope, i have been known to accidentally let a little one slip in the past, but I always try to mind my manners in forumsesses.
  • marriannemarrianne Posts: 1,161
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Welcome to the forum A1Laserboy Marrianne :)
  • numptynoranumptynora Posts: 780
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    And welcome from me too,

    I had to sensor myself earlier when I posted!!!
    Numps x
    Pets come into our lives, and then leave paw-prints on our hearts.
  • Airwave!Airwave! Posts: 2,427 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Welcome. The initial census is light and benefits us all with no trash to wade though for what is a serious subject at times. We would I suspect swear more because of our illnesses than just to rant but it doesn't hurt us to be polite to each other for a few sentences.

    Just don't say the word ki........ :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:
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