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I don't mind it when a mod closes a thread. they have their reasons.

It'd be nice, however, if they had to make a post in that thread telling us why they closed it. It's not that big a deal, they don't have to name names, just a quick note* as to why it was closed. It would certainly save the OP time and hassle finding out who closed it, then PMing that mod to find out why.
I predict this one being anonymously closed like every other thread here that gets closed...

*The note only need to say something like this: "I closed the thread because of excessive trolling" "spam thread, time to die" "thread has degenerated into a pile of :turd:" "Noone in the thread seems to be following the TOS anymore" "
". We don't need an essay, just a quick little note as to why, and obviously we know who because the poster of the note is also the locker of the thread.
 

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I don't mind it when a mod closes a thread. they have their reasons.

*The note only need to say something like this: "I closed the thread because of excessive trolling" "spam thread, time to die" "thread has degenerated into a pile of :turd:" "Noone in the thread seems to be following the TOS anymore" "


If its gone that bad it should be self explanatory, but I often leave a "why" or PM the OP.

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http://www.overclock.net/suggestions...d-go-what.html
 

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Duke, that's exactly what I'm talking about should be done. It's great that you do so, I just wish all mods did so when they locked a thread.
 

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Duke your PM the OP was a joke? Correct? I mean threads are closed in many cases because of the behavior of the posters not the OP?

Anyway I think the point of explanation is a great idea and should be mandatory. Not a dissertation or even a thesis statement. I would say, and sorry if it makes the MOD's job harder. How about something like violates TOS and then mention what about it does. I am asking for one sentence not a legal argument so don't pile on me.

I must say this is the second related since last night on similar subject. And from a personal experience I have seen none of this. I guess I am just not hanging out in the problem areas?

Consider this, explanation is courtesy, courtesy is manners, manners/code/conduct is civilized. MOD's leading by example would not have a negative impact. May not solve all problems but couldn't hurt?
 
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