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Discussion in 'Forums Help & Notices' started by Dells, Nov 14, 2019.

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  1. Dells

    Dells Registered User
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    Oct 18, 2019
    Coach builder
    In the cotswolds UK
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    Not sure who I need to apologise to so I will say sorry to everyone I missed the rule about posting a question about an item on that well known auction site although the item was not an auction, it won’t happen again.
    Sorry Dell
  2. shutterbug

    shutterbug Moderator
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    It's a learning curve, Dell. Mistakes happen …. hopefully just once :D
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  3. Tom McIntyre

    Tom McIntyre Technical Admin
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    The thought behind the rule is to avoid the site becoming overwhelmed with list of items requesting values. We really should not have a problem when the matter is part of another discussion that includes such references.

    The problem is that we are not smart enough to make up a rule that would allow the casual use without the harmful use.

    It is my belief that this is a community issue and we should be kind in our comments to anyone who posts a question here.

    If someone were to mount an attack here on a seller on eBay over an item on offer or make similar remarks about any auction site, I would hope that everyone would be offended at such action that is not appropriate for our community.

    There is similarly a need to avoid denigrating anyone's questions or requests for help with remarks about their lack of information or failure to do due diligence. Our comments and discussions are not required to make everyone happy with the information, but cruelty is completely out of place here.

    I do not think of any of this as rules, but rather the normal behavior of users of the site. I personally wish we could do away with all of our explicit rules. The NAWCC Member's Code of Ethical Conduct should be sufficient for this member and non-member blended community.
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