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Old February 1, 2013, 09:17 PM   #1
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Why was my post closed

I don't understand why my post tilted "Irrational Behavior" was closed. It was marked "drive by" by the staff. If I did something wrong I wish someone would tell me what was wrong with the post.
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Old February 1, 2013, 09:20 PM   #2
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They did tell you why it was closed and what was wrong. It was closed because it's a Drive-By, as per forum rules...

http://thefiringline.com/forums/faq....aq_forum_rules


From the "Drive-By" link in Forum Rules:

What's the definition of a cut-n-paste post (another form of a drive-by)?
One that contains a link and no commentary on the link.
One that contains a sentence or two from an article (cut-n-pasted) and no commentary on the article. Entire articles are banned by TFL's copyright policy.
One that contains both a link and a sentence or two from an article, but has no commentary.
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Old February 1, 2013, 09:29 PM   #3
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Ok fair enough, But I think it had merit that's why I posted it. It was a possible explaination for some of the events that have the government pushing new gun laws other than blaming gun ownership.
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Old February 1, 2013, 09:36 PM   #4
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Ok fair enough, But I think it had merit that's why I posted it. It was a possible explaination for some of the events that have the government pushing new gun laws other than blaming gun ownership.
I'd be interested in reading it - All you have to do re-post the thread, but add a paragraph or so of commentary, your thoughts on the matter, etcetera.
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Old February 1, 2013, 09:38 PM   #5
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Thanks Scott, I'll give it a try.
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Old February 2, 2013, 08:37 AM   #6
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keep in mind at all times that TfL is a discussion site. it is the original posters responsibility to kick off the discussion by providing some commentary on what he's posting, why he is posting it, and why others might find it interesting.
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Old February 2, 2013, 09:44 AM   #7
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I understand Mike and will do in the future.
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