Skip to comments.Do NOT use keywords as slams on the Religion Forum
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.
Is this an “mod caucus” thread? :->
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.
Thanks! It sometimes gets a little hostile around here.
I’m being kind... :)
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.
Clueless me. Never realized such was going on!
One needs to check out the keywords on THIS thread. :)
Thank you for bringing it to our attention. Praise YHvH.
How devious of some. shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
Thank you for bringing it to our attention.
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.
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.
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.
Good point. I didn't think of that.
But do not use keywords to carry on a flame war.
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.
That is why this forum has tougher guidelines and its own 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?
Yes, this only applies to the Religion Forum.
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.
Real heavy irony. ;-)
I laughed out loud.
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!
But of course, you'd have to search the blog, chat, etc. forums separately.
I think that we all should see who the author of each keyword is, that would cut out most of the crap IMO.
unfortunately, some people use certain keywords to keep people OFF of threads that have NOT turned toxic.
Thank you. I know people were adding keywords to threads I posted.
**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), isnt 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?
If a thread is a Catholic Bashing thread — perhaps all the Catholics need to PRAY for the poster rather than add keywords.
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
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
Which has nothing to do with using keywords as slams.
But we don’t have to read them.
I pass over anything from Osteen.
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.
I once saw Ringo Starr at a bus stop in Gillette, Wyoming.
Please remind me what a zot is,since I was called one a while back.