What a mess!

So I just woke up and checked out the bomb. All the sweet dreams in the world could not have prepared me for what I just saw. I mean, have you seen the forums? They are in complete and utter disarray. Yesterday, on the first day, the forums were inhabited with nice people and it had a really good vibe going. There was some mention concerning the fact that there was a lack of moderators to keep the forums in check, but most of us agreed things were fine. However, today it turns out to be an entirely different story. The forums are swamped with people spamming all over the place and people using all caps all the time. A lot of people have taken up the fact that there is hardly any moderation as an invitation to just provoke... er, I don't know, something I guess. And of course there is the obligatory posts of people who want to be moderators, brilliant. Or sad... I guess.

I don't know, the site seems awesome, but this is making me sad. On the other hand, most of my submissions to the site have been approved! Yeah!

4 Comments
4 Comments
Posted by RVonE

So I just woke up and checked out the bomb. All the sweet dreams in the world could not have prepared me for what I just saw. I mean, have you seen the forums? They are in complete and utter disarray. Yesterday, on the first day, the forums were inhabited with nice people and it had a really good vibe going. There was some mention concerning the fact that there was a lack of moderators to keep the forums in check, but most of us agreed things were fine. However, today it turns out to be an entirely different story. The forums are swamped with people spamming all over the place and people using all caps all the time. A lot of people have taken up the fact that there is hardly any moderation as an invitation to just provoke... er, I don't know, something I guess. And of course there is the obligatory posts of people who want to be moderators, brilliant. Or sad... I guess.

I don't know, the site seems awesome, but this is making me sad. On the other hand, most of my submissions to the site have been approved! Yeah!

Posted by EpicSteve

Whenever a site leaves itself open to a community its prone to happen. Regardless of the site, Giantbomb, Ign, Gamespot, and so on, fanboys will control the forums. This is why I hide in blogs and talk to people like I'm talking to you now.

Posted by Linkyshinks

Dude that may well be the case, but be sure the mods will get on top of it, warnings will be sent out to those serious offenders. I think many may not even be aware of certain rules, but those that deserve attention will be soon enough though.

Posted by RVonE

Yeah, I guess you are both right. On the other hand, things have settled down considerably don't you think?