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Reasons for deletion in dropdown

Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:38 am

In the options to report posts to moderators, I noticed how limited the options are. I think more reasons should be added. Here I think are a few I think should be added:
  • Legal threat or extortion.
  • Obscene or racist language/images.
  • Post contains links with potential for fraud.
  • Cyberstalking post.
Does anyone else think there should be more options added to the dropdown?
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Re: Reasons for deletion in dropdown

Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:13 am

1337Delta764 wrote:
In the options to report posts to moderators, I noticed how limited the options are. I think more reasons should be added. Here I think are a few I think should be added:
  • Legal threat or extortion.
  • Obscene or racist language/images.
  • Post contains links with potential for fraud.
  • Cyberstalking post.
Does anyone else think there should be more options added to the dropdown?

Three of those four would be so rarely used, there would be no point. I agree there could be more options, but those certainly wouldn't be the ones I'd choose.

This is just my preference, but I would rather users just free text the issue unless it's something truly routine.
 
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Re: Reasons for deletion in dropdown

Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:22 am

atcsundevil wrote:
1337Delta764 wrote:
In the options to report posts to moderators, I noticed how limited the options are. I think more reasons should be added. Here I think are a few I think should be added:
  • Legal threat or extortion.
  • Obscene or racist language/images.
  • Post contains links with potential for fraud.
  • Cyberstalking post.
Does anyone else think there should be more options added to the dropdown?

Three of those four would be so rarely used, there would be no point. I agree there could be more options, but those certainly wouldn't be the ones I'd choose.

This is just my preference, but I would rather users just free text the issue unless it's something truly routine.


I agree with you, but I think "double" is a truly routine deletion reason that we ought to add. That is by far the most common reason I report posts.
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