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sudo wrote

Send a message to the moderators (or admins, if there are no active moderators) to alert them. That's the best way to report posts until Postmill gets an actual report button.

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Tequila_Wolf wrote

This works, there's also the meta chat (see w/chat) for reporting these things.

I delete all that junk when I see it, but I don't see all of it. I assume the other admins do the same, and moderators do it for the spaces they curate. None of us want that junk around and so it's de facto policy to get rid of it.

For anybody who isn't aware, there's a global moderation log that can be seen by clicking the link to it in this sidebar.

As yet there isn't a way for the average user to see the global ban list; there are usually a handful per day.

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GrimWillow wrote

yea, I delete anything I witness as well. Lots of spam no one sees. We've done a good job mostly IMO.

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surreal wrote

no Postmill please no report button.

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sudo wrote

Why not?

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surreal wrote

cause it can be easily abused and also this is not facebook or reddit. this kind of culture is fking disgusting.

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sudo wrote

cause it can be easily abused

Direct messages can also be abused. There is currently an "ignore user" option that will prevent certain users' direct messages from appearing in your inbox. It'd be trivial to implement the same thing for reports. If someone starts abusing reports, you could prevent their reports from showing up in the moderation queue.

and also this is not facebook or reddit.

Postmill is supposed to mimic the functionality of Reddit.

this kind of culture is fking disgusting.

What culture? What are you talking about?

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surreal wrote

reporting to authorities

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sudo wrote

You anarchists and your pathological fear of authority is truly mind-boggling. Do you want to get rid of moderators too, because they have a smidgen of "authority"? Websites that have no moderation at all are quickly overrun by spammers and right-wingers.