A Worthy Comment / A Definite Problem
From Quick Notes:
“X is contributing to the destruction of the conversation here far more effectively than any “devil’s advocate ” can. I am being kind but whoever is running this blog does not have a firm grip on the concept of what a troll does. A trolls goal is not to win debate. A trolls goal is to destroy the conversation. X does that. X is a troll because X is constantly diverting the conversation away from local Humboldt issues. X doesn’t care if he wins the debate or not. X just wants to destroy or divert the most popular left discussion in Humboldt. That’s his goal.”
Thank you JJ. Whoever is running this blog is well aware of comments that ruin the conversation and discourage others from posting. The question is what to do about it. Should disparaging comments be deleted? Should constantly rude and negative posters be banned? These actions have been considered and could be taken.
Aside from banning and deleting comments, and believe me ugly nasty comments are deleted, it is helpful if thoughtful civil readers post more especially after a troll has made a deposit on the thread.
What say you?