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EtcetEraThread THR: Fox News Host Tucker Carlson's Home Targeted By Anti-Fascist Protesters
Red Text All right, I think this thread has gone on long enough. Gonna lock it and do a run through to see if anyone is seriously advocating for violence in this thread, however.


GamingThread DQ creator Yuji Horii divorces wife, $10m settlement, marries DQIX staff member in '20 year affair'
Red Text Updated the title so it doesn't seem like Horii was marrying hundreds of people


GamingThread Latest person to be fooled by Elon Musk's supposed affability and "nerd-cred": Geoff Keighly.
Red Text This doesn't seem to be a serious invitation, and casual tweets generally aren't threadworthy. If something real comes out of this a thread would be warranted at that time.


EtcetEraThread Final Senate Vote on Judge Kavanaugh Underway (Saturday 3:30PM EST) [Update: Confirmed] (Read OP)
Red Text We understand tensions are running high, but remember to avoid antagonizing other members, hostile generalizations and calls for violence, and to avoid re-litigating the 2016 primary. Thank you.


EtcetEraThread Bigotry and denialism in ResetERA
Red Text If you have any questions regarding a moderation action, or lack thereof, feel free to message me directly with links and I will look into it personally. It’s possible some cases slip through the cracks, but to be clear it is our policy to action harshly bigotry of all kinds. It is also our policy to issue permanent bans for any actual doxing attempt, regardless of the target.


GamingThread Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age |OT| Classic Combat Camera is Crucial
Red Text All, please be careful with spoilers. While this game can be difficult to exactly describe where you are in the story without giving things away, please try to take care when posting your progress or answering others' questions. Here's an example of a bad spoiler.Here's a better one:This goes for other games as well. If someone asks a question, don't respond with "No that doesn't happen in DQXI, but in DQIV did you know that the bad guy is really your mother omg!?" or even for things happening later in DQXI: Don't respond with "No, but later in the game you get a mecha-spaceship that shoots rhinoceroses at enemies!" This has been a great thread for the most part, please try and be considerate of your fellow players. Thanks.
...I don't know why the spacing is so weird in this post.


GamingThread Fired IGN Nintendo editor responds to plagiarism accusation
Red Text We aren’t interested in providing any sort of exposure for Moriarty, positive or negative - so please get the thread back on track to the original topic. Thanks.


GamingThread EmuParadise no longer providing ROM download links
Red Text I think there's a perfectly good argument discussion emulation and preservation and what goes on with that, but across this thread we do see multiple examples of people openly advocating or admitting to piracy, which is against our FAQ.


EtcetEraThread It's Becoming Increasingly Clear that DC/WB Have No Idea What They're Doing With Their Movies
Red Text Let's not derail this thread with more James Gunn discussion - if you want to discuss that, feel free to go here:


EtcetEraThread Why was the feedback thread erased from existence?
Red Text The intent of the feedback thread was to only have it open/visible for the weekend, at which point we'd take the information provided and use it to update our policies going forward. The thread isn't erased, we still have it in our moderation forum so we can analyze the feedback and adjust our practices going forward. We're working on a way to communicate the answers provided in thread in a digestible format in the near future.


EtcetEraThread Calls for boycott as racist Trevor Noah clip resurfaces
Red Text While I know in recent days there have been many stories regarding the alt-right making accusations, digging up dirt, etc., on famous people in order to get them fired, each story needs to be looked at separately. In Trevor Noah's case, the initial accusation was brought up by Aboriginal Australians who felt genuine offense at his "joke," and while it's true that members of the alt-right have been more than happy to jump on the train, that doesn't diminish the original concerns and offense by the Aboriginal Australians. Try not to conflate those two parties when looking at this situation.
We're not ignoring the thread, but there's still a discussion to be had (again, while I know the source of the original accusations, it has been latched onto by unsavory types, so they're sadly part of the conversation). People get things wrong, and honestly with a lot of the recent news lately, I can at least sorta "understand" why people are making that assumption. That doesn't mean it's correct. At this point I'm hoping people learn from their knee-jerk mistake and course-correct before we jump to any major action. That said, I suppose I can add to this (and the OP) to clear it up:


GamingThread Dragon Quest composer Koichi Sugiyama isn't happy just being a war crime denier, is anti-LGBT too!
Red Text Let's cool it with the death wishes, all right? I mean, yes there's a slight difference between "I hope he gets murdered on the way home" and "I hope he dies of old age, in his bed, surrounded by his loved ones," but let's just...not.


GamingThread Dragon Quest composer Koichi Sugiyama isn't happy just being a war crime denier, is anti-LGBT too!
Red Text You know you can just report something if you think it's violating a rule we have here instead of posting "Yikes" repeatedly.


EtcetEraThread Debate Thread: USA Gun Control
Red Text I think in general this topic hasn't been, but I think we should lay some ground rules here.To the left:- The idea that guns being banned any time in the foreseeable future in America is laughable, at best. It's not that it may or may not be a good idea, it's that gun ownership is ingrained in the very fabric of the country and would need the equivalent of an act of god to change. Like it or not, it's a right enshrined in the Constitution. Want to debate background checks or other facets of restricting gun ownership to specific individuals? Go ahead. If you want to debate whether it be a right or not, go ahead, but temper your expectations with the reality that .To the right:- I think we need to cool it with the doomsday scenarios. Yes, there was a Civil War ~150 years ago, and apart from a few loonies on either side of the spectrum, no one WANTS to go that route again. The President may be Commander-in-Chief, but he does not have unilateral authority to suddenly declare war on half of the populace. The legislature, the states, and even members in his own chain of command do not have to follow such an order. You can claim that gun ownership is part of the desire to defy a tyrannical government, but assuming that's the immediate-future outcome of all this is ridiculously out there. The argument "better to have one and never need than to not have one and need it" is tired and while it sounds pithy, is just a platitude. I'm seeing a lot of rote talking points from the opposite ends of the POV here, and I think this discussion could do with more thoughtful discussion and less sensationalism. Less arguing the extremes, more on measured responses.Disclaimer: I'm a veteran with an expert marksman badge, have hunted in the past, do not own a gun at present, but am not opposed to the idea.


EtcetEraThread Israel parliament passes bill into law defining the country as an exclusively Jewish state
Red Text The OP has requested that his thread be locked. If another poster wishes to make another thread, they may.


EtcetEraThread NYT: Trump was shown highly classified intel that proves Putin personally ordered attack on the US
Red Text If someone comes in the thread, have the discussion then. No need to @ them.


EtcetEraThread London murder rate overtakes New York for first time ever after spate of fatal stabbings/shootings
Red Text Everyone, cool it with the personal attacks. If you can't have a debate regarding crime in Croydon without doing so, then you're more than welcome to just not post.


EtcetEraThread Rod Rosenstein Announces 12 More Russians Indicted for hacking Democrats
Red Text Ok, let me explain how this works. We don’t moderate the entire Internet, and we don’t want to. If you see something out of whack on ResetEra, report it and we will look into it. The reason Jackpot was banned is that we don’t want members to go all “Internet Detective” on other users. We’ve already had instances of people misrepresenting themselves on this site, to the point where it is not always completely obvious that Member X is the same Member X as before. I understand that you might be “sure” that a member might be the same one, and, while you probably are correct, we do not want to make this a habit. See here:


EtcetEraThread FireFox Quantum |OT| - Ground up redesign with new speed engine, UI, & extensions
Red Text As any of us have seen, sometimes software behaves in unexpected ways. I'm not saying he is right or wrong, but it sounds like he has a particular issue. Either help with the issue or don't, but just repeating yourself if he isn't seeing what you're seeing doesn't help the conversation. On your end, just calm down. Insulting others isn't gonna get you any closer to a fix.


GamingThread Why women criticise sexualised character designs (READ OP)
Red Text Let's cool it with the tone policing. If you have a problem with a user, provide an actionable report - but don't keep harping on it in the thread and derailing