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  1. Neo

    Neo Senior Member Senior Member

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    The sticky thread is still showing in Pakistan section though the link is redirecting to the members club.
     
  2. Razor

    Razor STABLE GENIUS Moderator

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    Yeah, I thought so. There is a scarcity of active mods in this forum.
     
  3. pmaitra

    pmaitra Moderator Moderator

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    Don't worry, it is a temporary redirect that will disappear.
     
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  4. Indx TechStyle

    Indx TechStyle War Mongerer Veteran Member Senior Member

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    ^^ Looks that a step's completed.
    Troll thread is gone from strategic section. :)
    I will look ahead regarding it's offensive title and offensive posts (except PDF comments) after some time. Abhi thoda rehne do.
    I'll talk with admins. Let's restrict some words, clean the garbage and get more international members on a dedicated and informative forum.:first:
     
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  5. sasum

    sasum Atheist but not Communists. Senior Member

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    DFI ̧̧has 15000+ members. How many are active? Around 80 I think. We are not getting popular view on any matter. At any given time 500 odd guests browse various threads. How many get inspired to register? Public forums are instruments of socio-political reforms. Internet based forums have the added advantage of traversing geo-political barrier. Is DFI on course to realise its enormous potential? A few members, staff/mods have been dominating all discussions and trying to mould views of others. Why cannot Admin allow guests to post comments, provided they log in thru google/ twitter/ facebook/ email ! There is a need to manage this forum in a more professional way. There is inconsistency and opacity in dealing with delinquent members. All complaints received needs to be dealt with in public, in full glare. Many of the members' arguments are driven by false ego rather than any substance.
    I have always felt, if you keep a thread open for too long, invariably old issues will be repeatedly raised. @Kunal Biswas has many times pointed to it. Finally, this being a defence forum, why Religion and politics are discussed so much?
     
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  6. anoop_mig25

    anoop_mig25 Senior Member Senior Member

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    May be most of them are not expert in defence technology + termonology and so cannot contribute in defence threads , hence we see such huge debates in politics section rather then defence section

    also lots of good old users have left or are inactive
     
  7. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    Little suggestion, can "Report" option be moved to somewhere else since I always hit trying to hit "Like" :D
     
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  8. Neo

    Neo Senior Member Senior Member

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    @pmaitra , @sob, @Sakal Gharelu Ustad

    Name calling and personal attacks are still being tolerated in many sections. As derogatory terms such as "Porkies, Porkistan, Pukies, Poopies" etc are tollerated, I'm sure you won't mind my replies with creative names for India /Indians and won't delete them.
     
  9. sob

    sob Moderator Moderator

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    @Yusuf @Singh @Daredevil @LurkerBaba

    Can we have auto delete or some other mechanism to delete words like Porkis. Leg pulling is one thing but this just goes beyond all acceptable levels.
     
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  10. Ancient Indian

    Ancient Indian p = np :) Senior Member

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    Or most of the people don't have any interest in defence related things.
    Admit it, our defence technologies barring few, are crap compared to US or other countries.
    Most of the technical activity is happening since parrikar term.
    I found this forum when I was searching for Agni-5 missile info.
    After chewing some of it, I left empty stomach.
    All speculations and no substantial progress for some time. I found no learning curve in the whole scenario.
     
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  11. Indx TechStyle

    Indx TechStyle War Mongerer Veteran Member Senior Member

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    I don't wanna offend anyone (and I rarely use such racist slurs), I got to learn something from YouTube that Bharati is a racist slur for Indians according to Pakistanis. :lol:
     
  12. sasum

    sasum Atheist but not Communists. Senior Member

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    Name-calling is a habit developed by kids in schools and play-grounds. At least it is more harmless than sexually colored abuses (integral part of punjabi lingo) that go unedited in social media. As for Pakistanis, most use the same cuss words as Indians. Punjabis in Lahore and Delhi are same. I have seen comments section of various news sites where Pakis call Hindus as Bhindis (ladies finger), Jai Hind as Gay Hind. On DFI, I once ticked off @DEJAVU for habitually writing "Endians" for "Indians".
    So it works both ways. As for PDF, it is more sanitised but bias against Indians are palpable. I find it very difficult to log in there with my valid password. Once webmaster inquired why i used that particular webmail service !!!! Such is their mindset. I have stopped visiting defencePk and am happy about it.
     
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  13. pmaitra

    pmaitra Moderator Moderator

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    Couple of years ago, we were clamping down hard on name-calling, including the word "porki." Now, we have a member whose nomme-de-plume includes the word "porki."
     
  14. Indx TechStyle

    Indx TechStyle War Mongerer Veteran Member Senior Member

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    Change his username.
    I guess admin can do.
     
  15. pmaitra

    pmaitra Moderator Moderator

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    Use this button right below the horizontal stabilizer of the Sukhoi-30 in the banner.

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  16. pmaitra

    pmaitra Moderator Moderator

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    Despite repeated reminders [LINK], members seem to cross the line. It happens too often for some members. Some action has been taken. Hopefully, this will encourage members to review the forum rules.

    Temporary bans are in consideration. Also in consideration is the Rabbit Breeding Algorithm to determine the duration of the temporary bans. Every subsequent duration shall be longer.

     
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  17. Screambowl

    Screambowl Ghanta Senior Member? Senior Member

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    hello @pmaitra @Sakal Gharelu Ustad
    a friend of mine username' endeavour' needs conformation as he just created a new account. And he hasnt got even after 48 hours.
    please help.. thanks.
     
  18. Sakal Gharelu Ustad

    Sakal Gharelu Ustad Detests Jholawalas Moderator

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    @LurkerBaba -can you take a look. He can view PMs but cannot post or see content. Error says- account needs to be confirmed.

    Also he could not find confirmation email in spam.
     
  19. AmoghaVarsha

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    Can any moderator change my id to Ras Al Ghul?
     
  20. AmoghaVarsha

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