About the locking of map threads.

Discussion in 'Site Discussion' started by The Political Gamer, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. The Political Gamer

    aa The Political Gamer

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    Recently 2 thread have been locked in the map section.

    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=14577
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=14677

    While I can see why these threads were locked I don't like how they were locked.

    In cp_orange_x-treme's case the map maker asked why his thread was locked after he was given no real explanation as to why. (At least from what I can see) http://forums.tf2maps.net/converse.php?u=2555&u2=8646

    With Hoejhus9_d the thread it was marked off as a troll thread without any real indication if it really was created to troll us.

    I think if we are to lock threads like this the mod has the responsibility to tell the map maker why the thread was locked and give him pointers on how to continue.
     
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  2. Nineaxis

    aa Nineaxis Quack Doctor

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    Taken care of.

    Zpq stop being dumb. This is an open community for all mappers.
     
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  3. Prestige

    aa Prestige im not gay anymore

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    please learn what a "troll" actually is before calling them out.

    different opinion =/= troll.
     
  4. DJive

    aa DJive Cake or Death?

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    Time and Time again.

    This is not really a map distribution site but more of a feedback and community site.

    TBH a personal feeling towards it is if it looks like that and is final or the user has 1-2 posts then yep lock it.

    They aren't trying to better the community they aren't trying to better their mapping skills nor improve their map..

    IE

    They have no use for us, we have no use for them.

    a bit brash maybe but hey its true at least as a black/white..

    NOW if they took some critique and hoped in steam chat etc etc so on so forth then thats a different story.

    However locking a thread show always as to why.

    And nine should take his comments to mod forums =p
     
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  5. zpqrei

    aa zpqrei Theme Changer Extraordinaire

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    I have closed threads that I've seen going to the shitter. If people have a problem with it, they're free to PM me.

    Edit: Re-read first post, and duly noted.

    Edit2:
    This was not the case, we had a PM conversation, and it was all resolved. Please don't post things like this if you are in a shadow of a doubt.
     
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  6. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    Well... no, they aren't. Because if you don't post they have no idea who locked it let alone why.
     
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  7. zpqrei

    aa zpqrei Theme Changer Extraordinaire

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