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I have a little question about reporting.

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OhChristFENTON Tue 09-Oct-12 15:49:23

I don't do it very often but when I do, I'm often stumped about what to say in the 'your comment' box.

I mean do you, MNHQ, expect to hear what I think of the post or the poster or just a one or two word comment about which category of talk guidelines it's breaking, like "personal attack", "disablist" or "thread about thread"

or do you like something a bit more flowery like "this poster is being a twat" ?

or can I just leave it blank and let you decide?

What do others put down in that box then?


MummifiedBonkeyMollocks Tue 09-Oct-12 15:53:32

I leave it blank usually, unless I am in such a rage about whatever it is to start a rant. Doesn't happen much!

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Tue 09-Oct-12 15:55:29

I usually leave it blank unless it requires further information not actually in that post eg spamming across multiple boards, inconsistencies between posts, patterns between posts etc

usualsuspect3 Tue 09-Oct-12 15:55:52

Depends, If I think it's a troll I will just write something like 'this thread seems odd'

GrimAndHumourless Tue 09-Oct-12 15:57:26

I prescis if I can, tho' one the other day I just wrote Oh Dear on, hur hur.

MissAnnersley Tue 09-Oct-12 16:11:56

I like your name grimandhumourless. grin

WereTricksPotter Tue 09-Oct-12 16:23:04

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threesocksmorgan Tue 09-Oct-12 16:26:34

I usually report a PA As a PA

reporting disablist posts is a waste of time......
they are just left now

ZombTEE Tue 09-Oct-12 16:26:49

I tell them why I am reporting the post.

So 'Advert alert!' or 'Possible troll'

I also like to slip them a grin to cheer them up, even though someone at HQ told me they don't actually work.

DreamsTurnToGoldDust Tue 09-Oct-12 16:30:31

Oh no, I ve written essays trying to make mnhq understand why I was reporting a fred/poster/thingy before. I feel a fool sad

WereTricksPotter Tue 09-Oct-12 16:33:07

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GrimAndHumourless Tue 09-Oct-12 16:35:27

Dreams no no no don't feel a fool, unless you cop a hold o' me har de har.

MissA grin I am of course a Thieving Toerag and stole from yooooo

usualsuspect3 Tue 09-Oct-12 16:35:59

Don't the emoticons work in reports? oh dear blush

MissAnnersley Tue 09-Oct-12 16:43:18

Grim I came back from work and was gutted when it was gone. grin

Poledra Tue 09-Oct-12 16:45:01

I put a little explanation. The last one I reported, I wrote 'This looks like advertising to me. And for a right pile o' shite as well, IMHO.' MNHQ haven't replied to it sad

WereTricksPotter Tue 09-Oct-12 16:56:29

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WereTricksPotter Tue 09-Oct-12 16:56:49

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threesocksmorgan Tue 09-Oct-12 17:03:44

WereTricksPotter I reported one this morning.....still there.
another just now, won't hold my breathe

OhChristFENTON Tue 09-Oct-12 19:31:03

Oh, I love that poem, Beer, I might have to steal it grin

I will have to think of a witty ditty next time I report. Much nicer for MNHQ to read than "OMG what an arse, - LoL"

I NEVER say Lol though

HoneyDragon Tue 09-Oct-12 19:37:58

I tend to go....

Spam, spam, spam, spam, spam spaaaaaaam.

If it is spammy.

Or simply

Uh Oh

BigBroomstickBIWI Tue 09-Oct-12 19:42:12

I always say why I'm reporting

WereTricksPotter Tue 09-Oct-12 19:42:56

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Sparklingbrook Tue 09-Oct-12 19:45:06

I have put-

'This is going a bit pear shaped'

DameFannyGallopsAtaGhost Tue 09-Oct-12 19:52:32

I've reported ads with just a 'tut tut tut', which seemed to tickle them

sittinginthesun Tue 09-Oct-12 19:54:55

Depends on what time of day it is. I reported a couple at the weekend, and just suggested that whoever had the evening shift got the gin ready.

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