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Do NOT use keywords as slams on the Religion Forum
Vanity | 2/23/10 | Religion Moderator

Posted on 02/23/2010 8:43:00 AM PST by Religion Moderator

Stop adding keywords to articles to slam others, e.g. catholicbashing, agendadrivenfreepers, moapc, catholicwhiners.


TOPICS: General Discusssion; Humor
KEYWORDS: adminlectureseries; agendadrivenfreepers; agendadrivenmod; aids; areyouloggedon; ashalert; badkitty; beeber; catholicbashing; cheese; chemtrails; cluelessquix; doasyourtold; doomed; fightthepower; freespeechnot; heyyoquitkicking; howcanyouhavepudding; hugh; ifyoudonteatyourmeat; islamsucks; justsaynobadkeyword; keyword; kitty; lol; madelinemurrayohare; modbashing; modwhiners; moose; moosebitsister; nannystate; ringostarr; rmforpres; rmrules; series; shamelessvanity; sigh; stuned; thailand; zot
Let the keywords on the Religion Forum be used for serious searching.
1 posted on 02/23/2010 8:43:00 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: Religion Moderator

Is this an “mod caucus” thread? :->


2 posted on 02/23/2010 8:48:59 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring
LOL!

It is easier to do it this way than to send a bunch a Freepmails to the posters trying to jab each other with insulting keywords.

3 posted on 02/23/2010 8:50:30 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: Religion Moderator

Thanks! It sometimes gets a little hostile around here.


4 posted on 02/23/2010 8:50:43 AM PST by bcsco (Obama is the navel of his own universe.)
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To: bcsco

sometimes? little?

;-)


5 posted on 02/23/2010 8:56:21 AM PST by TSgt (RE-ELECT NOBODY)
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To: MikeWUSAF

I’m being kind... :)


6 posted on 02/23/2010 8:57:08 AM PST by bcsco (Obama is the navel of his own universe.)
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To: Religion Moderator

Unfortunately, Religion is a hot topic. We all know we’re right and everyone else isn’t.

We’re wasting energy trying to convert the unconverted [to ‘our’ chosen faith] here. Our energies would be much better used in trying to undermine Muhammadanism with cogent intelligent and irrefutable analysis.

Just thought of an idea I’ll have to study . . . sending letters to the editor about Muhammadanism without using the terms Izlam, Muhammad[ism], War on Terror, Terrorists, etc.


7 posted on 02/23/2010 8:57:13 AM PST by HighlyOpinionated (He has refused his Assent to Laws. He has erected a multitude of New Offices. Who? Obama!)
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To: Religion Moderator

GOODNESS!

Clueless me. Never realized such was going on!

Thx.


8 posted on 02/23/2010 9:19:38 AM PST by Quix ( POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 TRAITORS http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: Religion Moderator
I actually find the abuse of keywords quite useful. They show me which threads to stay out of. I need only read the keywords to find if a thread has turned toxic without having to read any of the venomous comments.
9 posted on 02/23/2010 9:25:49 AM PST by Between the Lines (AreYouWhoYouSayYouAre? Esse Quam Videri - To Be, Rather Than To Seem)
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To: Between the Lines

One needs to check out the keywords on THIS thread. :)


10 posted on 02/23/2010 9:29:10 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Religion Moderator
agendadrivenmod; areyouloggedon; badkitty; beeber; cheese; doasyourtold; doomed; freespeechnot; hugh; justsaynobadkeyword; keyword; kitty; modbashing; moose; nannystate; series; sigh; stuned; thailand; zot;

How devious of some.

Thank you for bringing it to our attention.

Praise YHvH.

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
11 posted on 02/23/2010 9:37:43 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Religion Moderator

I never pay much attention to keywords, but some of the ones on this thread are hilarious!

I used to make comments in my tagline, till you told us to quit it. That was fun.

*sigh*


12 posted on 02/23/2010 9:42:24 AM PST by Judith Anne (2012 Sarah Palin/Duncan Hunter 2012)
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To: Religion Moderator

I understand the desire to avoid keywords that attack others.

But if a thread is posted that is clearly meant to cast aspersions on a religion (like a thread that says someone quit the Catholic church, and lists the reasons the Catholic church is wrong), isn’t the keyword “catholicbashing” an appropriate tag indicating the purpose of the post?

Could you at least suggest another keyword that would indicate threads that are attacks on religions, so that people who search for attacks on their own faith can easily find them and add their defense of their religion?

I really thought that the phrase “xbashing”, where x is the name of the religion, was a good way of doing that.


13 posted on 02/23/2010 9:53:24 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Religion Moderator

Perhaps some iron in the glove might be in order if this thread doesn’t work. First offense, a warning; second offense, 12 hours “off;” and scaling up from there.


14 posted on 02/23/2010 9:55:14 AM PST by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
so that people who search for attacks on their own faith can easily find them and add their defense of their religion?

**************************

Good point. I didn't think of that.

15 posted on 02/23/2010 9:55:19 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
You could ping the defenders or come up with a keyword that is not a slam, e.g. Answer.

But do not use keywords to carry on a flame war.

16 posted on 02/23/2010 10:09:10 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: Religion Moderator

Using keywords anonymously in such a manner has been a problem on this website for a long time, and not just on the religion forum.


17 posted on 02/23/2010 10:20:51 AM PST by valkyry1
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To: valkyry1
True, but posters are particularly sensitive when the subject is religious belief. And whereas they may agree on conservatism, they may bitterly disagree on matters of faith.

That is why this forum has tougher guidelines and its own moderator.

18 posted on 02/23/2010 10:23:37 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: Religion Moderator

OK, thanks. If I think of a good keyword suffix to use, I’ll post it.

Meanwhile, I guess these keyword rules are only for religion threads, so if a regular news article is posted that appears to be an attack on a religion, can we still use the “bashing” suffix for that?


19 posted on 02/23/2010 10:29:08 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Yes, this only applies to the Religion Forum.


20 posted on 02/23/2010 10:30:23 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: valkyry1

BTW, I think the keywords are only “anonymous” to those of us reading them. I believe the moderators can determine who posted which keyword, if it becomes an issue.

So a word to the wise — if you think it’s wrong, don’t post it as a keyword.


21 posted on 02/23/2010 10:34:51 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: BunnySlippers

Real heavy irony. ;-)


22 posted on 02/23/2010 10:38:21 AM PST by verity (Obama Lies)
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To: Religion Moderator
"agendadrivenmod"

I laughed out loud.

23 posted on 02/23/2010 10:38:47 AM PST by RabidBartender (Rob Scaaf for Missouri State Senate http://schaafforsenate.com/)
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To: Religion Moderator
It seems the religion section is so full of rules. I wish the filtering functionality was precise enough to just remove if from my views of FR, while including everything else.

Vision posting meaningless platitudes from uberfraud Joel Osteen, complete with the admonition that nobody better comment negatively or he/she will tattle, just seems out of place here. Let FR be FR!

24 posted on 02/23/2010 10:46:19 AM PST by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Minn
If you do not wish to see RF posts, do NOT use the "everything" option on the browse. Instead, browse by "News/Activism." When you log back in, the browse will reset to "everything" - so be sure to set it back to "News/Activism."

But of course, you'd have to search the blog, chat, etc. forums separately.

25 posted on 02/23/2010 10:51:11 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: CharlesWayneCT

I think that we all should see who the author of each keyword is, that would cut out most of the crap IMO.


26 posted on 02/23/2010 11:05:06 AM PST by valkyry1
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To: Between the Lines

unfortunately, some people use certain keywords to keep people OFF of threads that have NOT turned toxic.


27 posted on 02/23/2010 3:47:42 PM PST by reaganaut (ex-mormon, now Christian- "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: Religion Moderator

Thank you. I know people were adding keywords to threads I posted.


28 posted on 02/23/2010 3:59:22 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: CharlesWayneCT; Religion Moderator

**ut if a thread is posted that is clearly meant to cast aspersions on a religion (like a thread that says someone quit the Catholic church, and lists the reasons the Catholic church is wrong), isn’t the keyword “catholicbashing” an appropriate tag indicating the purpose of the post?**

I agree. There have been a number of catholic bashing threads lately.

Should it be a thing that we ask the Religion Moderator to add?


29 posted on 02/23/2010 4:03:17 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Religion Moderator

If a thread is a Catholic Bashing thread — perhaps all the Catholics need to PRAY for the poster rather than add keywords.

I’m serious!


30 posted on 02/23/2010 4:08:02 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

I have no idea of what a key word is nor how it is used.....post a harmless one so I know what they are talking about please


31 posted on 02/23/2010 6:59:26 PM PST by terycarl (4)
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To: terycarl

Just under the end of the article:

TOPICS: General Discusssion; Humor; Click to Add Topic
KEYWORDS: adminlectureseries; agendadrivenmod; aids; areyouloggedon; ashalert; badkitty; beeber; cheese; chemtrails; doasyourtold; doomed; fightthepower; freespeechnot; hugh; islamsucks; justsaynobadkeyword; keyword; kitty; lol; madelinemurrayohare; modbashing; modwhiners; moose; moosebitsister; nannystate; rmforpres; rmrules; series; shamelessvanity; sigh; stuned; thailand; zot; Click to Add Keyword


32 posted on 02/23/2010 8:59:30 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("0bama's not just stupid; HeĀ’s Jimmy Carter stupidĀ”. - Don Imus)
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To: HighlyOpinionated; greyfoxx39; wagglebee; narses

Which has nothing to do with using keywords as slams.


33 posted on 02/24/2010 9:21:43 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Minn

But we don’t have to read them.

I pass over anything from Osteen.


34 posted on 02/24/2010 9:25:20 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: terycarl

Keywords can be used to search for articles. They’re a search feature.

For example, when you click on the search feature and want to find threads on Tozer, type Tozer in the box, pick the category of keyword, and it will give you a list of all the threads that have the keyword Tozer entered.

Same for prayer requests. Many times people will put in the term *prayerrequest* as a keyword, so that those who wish to pray for something, can find all the threads that are about prayer requests.

Keyword spamming is when people put in keywords not relevant for actually finding a thread, but for the purpose of making anonymous digs at others.


35 posted on 02/24/2010 9:31:05 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Religion Moderator

I once saw Ringo Starr at a bus stop in Gillette, Wyoming.


36 posted on 02/24/2010 9:32:38 AM PST by GSWarrior
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To: Salvation
"perhaps all the Catholics need to PRAY for the poster rather than add keywords."

WHAT!!! (and LIVE your faith?!?) - I'm Shocked!
37 posted on 02/24/2010 9:35:39 AM PST by shibumi (Health and well being for S. and L. - in Jesus name we pray!)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

Please remind me what a zot is,since I was called one a while back.


38 posted on 03/04/2010 1:44:14 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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