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Old 08-28-2012, 09:49 AM   #1
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Tougher on trolls/bloated heads?

Let me start off by saying I've always enjoyed lucasforums, and it's a great community, but as of late, especially in Holowan Labs..I've noticed many of the older modders have began belittling and discouraging new modders. The community used to be excited and welcome new modders, but now people act like it's an exclusive VIP club.

In my opinion, posts on WIP should be constructive feedback, advice, etc and NOT posts complaining about how the author should give up because it's already been done, it's probably too hard don't bother, etc. This is horrible for a community and many people just leave after these "veteran" modders walk into every thread to troll.

tl;dr: I ask for the opinions of the moderators, and the community on the topic of stricter enforcement of rules (especially that of Holowan and WIP threads).

Feedback should be useful, not rude!

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