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Yesterday, a situation arose on the boards that we feel requires an announcement and a new change in policy. Even though it is stated several times and in several ways that if you believe there is a problem with a post, you should either a) hit Report Post, b) PM the admin or c) send an email to administrator (at) casebook.org because we do not and cannot read every post on the board, there appears to be a mindset that we must somehow be able to psychically divine a trouble spot and that posters can send us a message like "How dare you let him get away with that" without giving the slightest clue what the "that" is we are letting "them" get away with.

People on these forums are for some reason loathe to hit the report post button and then blow up about situations that they feel the administration should have divined on their own, even though it is repeatedly stated that we rely on our posters to alert us when there is a problem.

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