Abuse of personal message system

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Abuse of personal message system

Postby Ben » Sat Jul 09, 2011 11:21 pm

Dear members

If anyone sends you unsolicited spam or sends you anything via the pm system that make you feel uncomfortable - please do not hesitate to contact somone from the admin/mod team immediately.
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Re: Abuse of personal message system

Postby Ytrog » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:25 am

Does this happen a lot? :o
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Re: Abuse of personal message system

Postby Ben » Mon Jul 11, 2011 12:00 pm

Ytrog wrote:Does this happen a lot? :o


I'm not sure. But if our members don't know that content of personal messages come under the terms of service then they are unlikely to come forward and report abuses. Something happened on the weekend which reminded me of the need to inform our members that spam or offensive material being sent to via the personal message system is in breach of the terms of service and should be reported so that we can investigate and act to protect the welfare of our members and DW as an online community.
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Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: Abuse of personal message system

Postby Ytrog » Mon Jul 11, 2011 1:26 pm

That explains it then :)
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.


mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments


If you see any unskillful speech (or other action) from me let me know, so I can learn from it.
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Re: Abuse of personal message system

Postby andre9999 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:19 pm

Why doesn't anyone ever send me offensive PMs? Aren't I important enough to harass?
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Re: Abuse of personal message system

Postby Ben » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:02 pm

andre9999 wrote:Why doesn't anyone ever send me offensive PMs? Aren't I important enough to harass?


You're far too intimidating. I can tell from your avatar!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: Abuse of personal message system

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:31 am

Ben wrote:
andre9999 wrote:Why doesn't anyone ever send me offensive PMs? Aren't I important enough to harass?


You're far too intimidating. I can tell from your avatar!
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