Daniel asked 4 months ago

Where would you put the threshold for a ban on retrospring? Are insults already too much or should only stuff like death threats lead to a ban?

Daniel

Where would you put the threshold for a ban on retrospring? Are insults already too much or should only stuff like death threats lead to a ban?

I would put the threshold at "ban everyone rn"

There should be zero tolerance for death threats or any kind of harassment. If two people are joking or arguing or whatever and they insult each other then who cares

Answered by Pawesome

are the vibes bad? ban them

I think encountering people who rub you the wrong way online is to be expected and shouldn't be made a huge deal of if it's a one-off. It's only when the interactions border on harassment that the line is crossed imo.

as an ex-mod, a big part of it was how people would respond to insults etc. I'm personally someone with a "hostile" manner of interaction with certain close friends, so I understand that kind of communication to an extent, but if someone clearly got uncomf

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Answered by ashy

If anyone told me that they wanted to kill me, I'd probably say: "Me too! Let's kill me."

I don't care about insults. I can easily ignore them. I can joke about online death threats but I think it'd be better if users are discouraged to use them in a ser

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Answered by Arman

automation, it cheat

Answered by nick

What can we do here but try and hurt with words? Not that it is lame to hurt with words. And it can be done by accident or misunderstanding or inapt knowledge of language? So, I would implement a high threshold. And deaththreats are very common these days.

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Answered by Kate

death threats

Answered by xvilyv

Retrospring in it's main years and up to now doesn't really have a ban threshold. We thoroughly evaluate(d) context.

Death threats and straight insults are not up anyone's alley and are just forbidden. Delayed actions from our side at some point just came

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Answered by Andy

There's a difference between "insults" and "harrassment with intent in escalating it" to where you start seeing death threats. Were you getting death threats?

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