> Angry Hipster Wrote:
> I know I'm a bit new to the game but all these religious/political
> threads go against what Simon has pinned here in Off Topic moderation
> I don't have a personal problem with this stuff, but it seems
> disrespectful to ignore his wishes and post this stuff over and over.
> Here is a copy of the guidelines:
> The off-topic forum is here so that we can discuss things that are not
> strictly moped related, but it’s not a place to spread political
> ideology or get into fights. Think of this as a place to talk about
> scooters, motorcycles, recommendations for travel, or your favorite TV
> show. It’s off-topic, but that doesn’t mean that it’s appropriate for
> any topic. It’s certainly not a place where we want to encourage
> bickering or fighting amongst each other. It’s also not a place to
> express views of intolerance or hatred.
> Because of frequent fighting and harassment related to posts that are
> political or religious in nature I have decided to take a harder stance
> against these posts. There are plenty of places online where you can
> discuss these topics. Feel free to hang out on Reddit as much as you
> want. It's not what this forum is intended for.
> My hope is that by removing the constant political hot-takes we can
> shift the tone of the discussion here to useful off-topic conversation
> and reduce the amount of baiting and fighting. This is an effort to save
> this forum, which has gotten so full of snarky political jabs and
> nonsense that it's nearly useless and very alienating to newcomers.
All you gotta do is report it and mods will delete it, but the simple truth we prefer to ignore is - we actually like arguing this shit for the self assured satisfaction of being right. even if "right" is entirely subjective