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[–] gruix 0 points 61 points (+61|-0) ago 

Considering the percentage of deleted submissions caused by literal interpretation of rule number 1, do you think it would be simpler if the majority of the mods activity was replaced by a simple script using Voat API ?

posts = MakeApiCall(GET, "api/v1/v/AskVoat")
for (post in
    if not post.title.endswith('?'):
        MakeApiCall(POST, "api/v1/v/AskVoat/""/comment", 
                    "value='I removed this post because it's title isn't asking a question "?" Please rephrase and submit again. Thanks!')
        MakeApiCall(DELETE, "api/v1/v/AskVoat/"


[–] Truly 0 points 24 points (+24|-0) ago 

I like this idea. Rather than letting a post get to 400+ comments then deleting it in a questionable manner they can enforce this rule from the get go. If it is really not just a way to remove the occasional post they personally disagree with then there is no reason not to implement this.

Great suggestion


[–] Treysef 0 points 20 points (+20|-0) ago 

Rule 1 is stupid to begin with. A question can still be inferred from a statement. Sometimes questions end with exclamation points because they are exclaiming a question.


[–] frshmt 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

Maybe the mods are just too stupid to understand and they need that little extra help.


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

Exactly. If /u/she wants mods' actions to be totally objective, there is no need for human mods. I can just write a bot. The entire premise of the mod system is that moderation requires subjectivity and interpretation. If she is not willing to do that, there is no point in letting her moderate.


[–] fackyuo 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

i think the post should contain a question mark, but shouldn't have to end in a question mark. It allows mode flexible language when asking the question, in my opinion. for the rules -> ?