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[–] swingvoater [S] 3 points 35 points (+38|-3) ago 

But, that's a pretty big one.

@she mentions a rule against soapboxing as the reason for the post's removal. On the side bar I see now, that is not a rule.

Was that rule removed in the past two hours (when @she made the commend) or was that made up?


[–] IIsAShloff 1 points 43 points (+44|-1) ago 

"Soapboxing" strikes me as a very vague and broad term. It could easily be misused


[–] swingvoater [S] 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Agreed. Worse, it's not even a valid reason for removing a post.


[–] sneakybells 2 points 0 points (+2|-2) ago 

Its pretty straight forward. If someone's using leading questions typical of the ones you see in tabloids in order to push a theory, its called soapboxing.

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[–] swingvoater [S] 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

They were definitely trying to invoke rule #3, but rule #3 has nothing about soapboxing.

At least it doesn't right now. Maybe the rule has been modified, but it looks more likely that @she just made that up.


[–] mamwad 3 points -1 points (+2|-3) ago 

I think it counts as clickbait. The entire point of the question was to get people to read OP's opinion.


[–] 12_Years_A_Toucan 3 points -3 points (+0|-3) ago 

It's literally under rule 3

Spam, marketing, clickbait, self-promotion & soap boxing are not allowed


[–] swingvoater [S] 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

This is just more odd business.

When I looked at the side bar ealier, soap boxing was definitely not listed.

Someone else took a screen capture:

See? Nothing about soap boxing.

Some one is literally changing the rules after the fact.