MSPbrandon wrote:salttee wrote:A scenario that has slipped through the rules occurs when a poster presents intentional false information as fact in thread title or text.
There currently is a post in non-av that makes a bold claim in the title and is repeated in the text of the OP, but the link provided to support the claim is clear in stating otherwise (viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1387733&p=20209637#p20209529) (upon being called out, the OP has now changed the title but left the false claim in the text.)
This is not the only instance of such behavior I have encountered here, and I consider the attempt to pass off false information to be a serious violation of forum integrity. A history forum I have posted on for years has a policy of issuing a permanent ban for a first offense of willful fudging of facts. I would like to see the same policy here in all the forums.
I didn't intentionally present false info. I was just tired and almost half-asleep when posting. Simple mistake.
Just for the record, you did not make the mistake you think you did, it actually was reported as you posted early on in the news cycle. The media was wrong. As for the man making the complaint, pot, kettle, black.
Partisan moderation certainly can be a problem. Deleting multiple replies to a factually false and inflammatory post, but refusing to delete the original inflammatory post, which happened to reinforce the moderator's personal viewpoint, was one recent example.