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Tim, I wounder if it would be best threads are closed sooner as soon as you think it no longer meets the needs of the board. And not let some of these conversations go on.

As for my last comment to Walt I was kidding with him, his comments always makes me look words up to understand them..lol I think he knows this.
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This is a double edge sword; close too soon and people feel like the topic has not fully run its course or that they didn't get an opportunity to fully express their opinion, close too late and the post may degrade into a discourse that has no value.  When this happens over a weekend, I don't get a chance to review until Monday, so that factors into the equation too.

I tend to err towards the latter, as FlexRadio has a reputation for allow one to express their opinions to us and others, no matter if they are complimentary and especially if they are not.  Obviously we like to know when we are doing something well, but we also want to know what we are not doing well so that we can learn and adapt.

However, I will be taking a little more stricter stance on comments or replies that express and adversarial, argumentative or passive-aggressive stances with another community members.  I was hoping that I'd only have the be the Mayor of the community (kiss babies and sign proclamations) and not the Community Constable.  However if needed, I will give out warning tickets and if that doesn't work as a deterrent,  a few nights in jail (suspended posting privileges) may be warranted.

I think we all know when too far is too far and while not easy to do sometimes, letting something go and resisting the urge to volley back is the best course of action.  Like I have said for a long time, the delete key (or in the case the cancel button) can be your best friend.

Best regards to all.