Feature request: blacklist

Please do share it! :slight_smile:

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Of course I will, it will be open source… but hopefully new rules and flagging will make it unnecessary

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Thanks @Mkoll. Where is this/how does one activate it? Hopefully I won’t need it but…

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You can set it under your preferences (the little cog symbol under your user ID on the top right hand corner and then scroll almost to the bottom of the settings list). Naturally, though, I’m enthusiastically wafting my pompoms for the “this option not being needed” side. :wink:

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[quote=“Aminah, post:28, topic:5197”]
Naturally, though, I’m enthusiastically wafting my pompoms for the “this option not being needed” side.
[/quote]Indeed, its never good to shut anyone completely out, but sometimes that is the hard reality of the fact. People take a long time to change, often.

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Also it’s important that everyone checks out the Flagging Guide. This is really the quickest and easiest way to let us know what you want to be different here. :raised_hands:

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Thanks for the flagging guide Cara! It is very helpful. I had no idea there were flag types for off-topic, inappropriate, etc. What does it mean when you say heavy loss of “Trust” or “adds a little trust to the flagger”?

Oops. This is kind of off-topic. Maybe my first flag will be on myself?

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I was confused by that as well. Here’s the explanation:

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Thanks @Mkoll.

Thanks @Suravira and that’s an excellent question!

I think the Meta link Mkoll provided should explain it better than me, but otherwise feel free to ask.

Trust = how much the site and community trusts you - which relates to the privileges and capabilities you have on the forum.

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Sorry to disagree with you friend, blacklists are (IMO) a way of controlling experience - pushing away things we don’t like. That is dukkha.

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