Strong moderation policies

As requested by many members, I will introduce a strict comment moderation policy.

We want to keep the discussion professional. Many readers are students and professionals at an early stage of their career. They want to understand the motivation behind opinions.

Therefore we will moderate all comments that fail to give a reasoning. Since it is hard to explain this policy in general terms here are a few examples of non acceptable comments:

"crap!", "next...", "bad AD, bad!", "shit idea", "shoot the copywriter", "great", "wow", "?", etc.

I understand that such comments are simply an expression of like or dislike and to address this requirement I will introduce a rating system in the near future.

Hopefully this new policy will encourage commenting members to expand more on their views and hope all of you will find the result of this policy preferable. Sorry from everyone who disagrees.

This policy is effective from now.

20 comments

hang-the-dj's picture
hang-the-dj
1262 pencils

crap

ivan's picture
ivan

Haha! ;)

pixelbomb1's picture
pixelbomb1
2555 pencils

what about sucks, blow, dumb?

Adaddicted's picture
Adaddicted
3435 pencils

As far as your profession is concerned, you can ; )

hang-the-dj's picture
hang-the-dj
1262 pencils

just kidding Ivan, it's a good idea.

Endeio's picture
Endeio
270 pencils

Sorry, I just saw it now and I kinda "did non acceptable comments" today. But you're right. With this "non acceptable comments" we just spam the "commments room". This happens because when we see an ordinary ad, the kind we see every day, we just want to give our rate feedback and no comment is necessary. The "rating system" will solve that.

slim's picture
slim
1047 pencils

Good idea, but aren't you going to be a very, very busy man?

ivan's picture
ivan

Well, I'll try and we will see.

ellehcimeo's picture
ellehcimeo
3522 pencils

great! a rating system we can all grasp and be able to relate to! can we still keep the "internets"?

ivan's picture
ivan

Yes, internets are here to stay. :)

msred's picture
msred
491 pencils

i love the internets SO much i actually started saying it here at work. People are catching on....

pixelbomb1's picture
pixelbomb1
2555 pencils

hello michelle..HAPPY FRIDAY.

kre8's picture
kre8
989 pencils

good call.
i still stand by my 'shoot the copywriter' comment on the jfk ad though.

ivan's picture
ivan

Well, of course there are always exceptions to the rule.

addyhoch10's picture
addyhoch10
2592 pencils

don't let them wear you down ivan! ;)

Ab_Wahid's picture
Ab_Wahid
36 pencils

thats ryt ivan hope people will understand what you r saying.:)

wahid

ivan's picture
ivan

Thanks for your support guys!

bknowlden's picture
bknowlden
3647 pencils

Nice job budddy. Keep it up.

Capitalist's picture
Capitalist
132 pencils

Good Idea...this will make ATW more educational. A cigar for this one.

No idea's too bad...

Paolo's picture
Paolo
44 pencils

:)

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