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guidelines [2016-01-09 07:34 +0000]
illflower [General conduct] send memos to ops
guidelines [2016-01-25 08:56 +0000] (current)
illflower MemoServ sendgroup
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   * **Flooding.** ​ This includes bot spam, contextless URLs, and large amounts of pasted text.  All channel bots support queries through private messages, and there is [[http://​hastebin.com/​|no]] [[http://​sprunge.us/​|shortage]] [[https://​docs.google.com/​|of]] [[https://​www.google.com/​search?​q=pastebin|places]] where you can upload long stretches of text.   * **Flooding.** ​ This includes bot spam, contextless URLs, and large amounts of pasted text.  All channel bots support queries through private messages, and there is [[http://​hastebin.com/​|no]] [[http://​sprunge.us/​|shortage]] [[https://​docs.google.com/​|of]] [[https://​www.google.com/​search?​q=pastebin|places]] where you can upload long stretches of text.
  
-If a user is causing obvious trouble in the channel, such as blatant trolling or spamming, and no channel ops are around to resolve the problem, try sending a memo to one of the staff. ​ Many of us have memos forwarded to our e-mail and will respond more quickly this way than with a highlight or private message. ​ Should all else fail, you can contact EsperNet network staff by joining #​DragonWeyr.+If a user is causing obvious trouble in the channel, such as blatant trolling or spamming, and no channel ops are around to resolve the problem, try sending a memo to the staff by using ''/​msg MemoServ sendgroup !yackfest-staff **message text**''​.  Many of us have memos forwarded to our e-mail and will respond more quickly this way than with a highlight or private message. ​ Should all else fail, you can contact EsperNet network staff by joining #​DragonWeyr.
  
 When you have questions for staff or other channel members, feel free to just ask --- there'​s no need to confirm whether it's okay to ask, since the answer is invariably "​yes." ​ This especially applies when your question is directed at people who are away; leaving a note that says "Can I ask you something?"​ means that they have to wait for you to come back to find out what you actually want from them.  (One exception: ​ It's general courtesy to get permission before sending someone a private message for the first time.) When you have questions for staff or other channel members, feel free to just ask --- there'​s no need to confirm whether it's okay to ask, since the answer is invariably "​yes." ​ This especially applies when your question is directed at people who are away; leaving a note that says "Can I ask you something?"​ means that they have to wait for you to come back to find out what you actually want from them.  (One exception: ​ It's general courtesy to get permission before sending someone a private message for the first time.)
guidelines.txt · Last modified: 2016-01-25 08:56 +0000 by illflower