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Old March 5, 2009, 12:53 PM   #1
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not for nothing

granted I'm newer here than most but it seems that a lot of "suggestions" in this part get shot down and locked up....

...I might be missing something but isn't that the point of this area of the forum?
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Old March 5, 2009, 12:56 PM   #2
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?...there aren't even enough posts in that forum to qualify as "a lot", which is non-specific to begin with...let alone threads that have been locked.
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Old March 5, 2009, 12:59 PM   #3
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true...I just noticed looking at the first few pages that many seem to be locked....and thought that it defeats the purpose of this area...

......I know that "alot", "many", and "few" are non-specific..I wasn't trying to be
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Old March 5, 2009, 06:57 PM   #4
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Quiz time - what is the purpose of this forum?
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Old March 5, 2009, 07:48 PM   #5
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Old March 6, 2009, 11:41 AM   #6
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Quiz time - what is the purpose of this forum?
A place to post threads that you want locked real soon.

OK, OK, I'll try to keep it on topic. I think some of the reasons a lot of the threads are closed here is that many make suggestions that have already been considered or raise a technical issue that quickly gets resolved. Since most of these are not gun related they tend to go off-topic and/or get silly real quick, so I think the mods politely respond, then close 'em.
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Old March 6, 2009, 12:05 PM   #7
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I was kinda hoping diablo508 would answer, but he didn't. The grymster got it exactly right. This is a place to submit suggestions or ask questions of the staff. It is not a conversational forum, so when the suggestion is accepted/rejected, or the question is answered, etc., there is no need for further discussion so the thread is locked. As grymster notes, the "discussion" often turns to silliness after the initial and proper discussion is over.
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Old March 6, 2009, 12:49 PM   #8
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As grymster notes, the "discussion" often turns to silliness after the initial and proper discussion is over.
And when it does, the mods are often among the culprits...

I've kinda had the impression that one of the "unofficial" purposes of this forum is to be a low-visibility outlet for some silliness from folks who are really, really proper most of the time...
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Old March 6, 2009, 01:10 PM   #9
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"And when it does, the mods are often among the culprits..."

Undeniably true.
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Old March 13, 2009, 07:38 AM   #10
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okay well was just asking...thanks

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