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Response to krispos42 (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 01:05 PM

17. The lead host of a group has considerable if not autocratic power

about who stays and who goes. The buck has to stop somewhere. I have been less than comfortable with the permanent blocking of members, but at the same time the effort required to monitor people's activities with "time outs" seemed too much to ask of volunteers.

As usual, Krispos has shown considerable good sense and integrity in the discharge of his duties and the solicitation of member input into the process of blocking and unblocking is further evidence of that. The process he has proposed seems quite fair and transparent. I would suggest that if anyone would like to be unblocked, they should be required to make their request in writing for the examination of all concerned. If you want to post here, make your case. This will give the blocked member an opportunity to explain their motivations and offer some assurance that they will refrain from disrupting discussion and make a constructive contribution to the group.

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