Please accept my apology if this topic is too nosy, too forward, or about a “forbidden topic”. I just hope it doesn’t join the long list of already-deleted topics.
I just signed up and am interested in learning more about CoderDojo and advancing technological awareness.
One thing that strikes me forcefully when I first started looking at this forum is the sheer volume of “This Post has been Deleted!” messages.
Why? What happened? The volume of deleted topics scares me - should I even begin to try to share here? Or will my topics be deleted out-of-hand because they don’t fall within some guideline? (i.e. too advanced, not about a Dojo, not really ready to create my own Dojo, etc. etc. etc.)
Having run various fora, BBS’s, blogs, (etc.), over the years, I understand that some semblance of order must be maintained. Blatant advertising should be deleted out-of-hand. Similarly, posts that are obviously offensive, trolling, have more &^%$#@!!! words than readable text, are ripe for deletion.
But. . . . . So many topics gone? In a “general discussion” forum? This doesn’t make sense to me.
Please give me some guidance here.
Those are spams. We have some regularly alas.
I’m surprised you even see them
They’re greyed out, but still visible. I am sure you can understand my jaw dropping when I saw something like 10% of the posts on the first page gone. . . .
Apparently it’s by design. (https://community.nodebb.org/topic/8993/why-do-i-see-the-deleted-topic/30)
Not the biggest fan of this design choice in all fairness, but I purged the 1rst page topics in the meantime.
Thanks for the notice
Can I help? Maybe, as I wander the various fora, I can help remove “deleted” posts as I see them?
P.S. I notice that many are gone - thanks! - but like cockroaches, the more you delete, the more show up!
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