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[–] zoetry 1 points 18 points (+19|-1) ago  (edited ago)

Greater than 90% of users submit questions with a "?" to /v/AskVoat and require no moderation.

So? If less than 10% of the posts don't have question marks, then less than 10% of posts have any ambiguity as to whether or not they are a question.

Questions "?" make content on /v/AskVoat more readable and searchable

So, first of all, do you think that symbol is called a question? It isn't.

Secondly, this is an unfounded opinion. A vast majority of the posts you've removed for not having question marks absolutely and unquestionably contain questions in their titles. There is zero ambiguity in most of the posts you've removed.

Questions "?" will generate more intrigue, more traffic, more dialogue then statements without a "?"

[citation needed] You seem to be stretching quite a bit here.

This is /v/AskVoat a "?" is not even a standard, nor a barrier of entry

You delete every submission whose title does not have a question mark. That makes it a barrier for entry.

Questions without a "?" are generally marketing efforts, clickbait, spam, trolls, etc.

Is this supposed to be a reason for the rule to exist?

Even if it were true (most of the submissions deleted for not having a question mark have been legitimate content), it would not be a reason for the rule to exist. You've got rule 3 for "Spam, clickbait, vote manipulation, self-promotion, [and] marketing"

It's rule # 1 on the sidebar.

What's your point? Are you trying to say that people should care because it's the first rule? Or that people do care because it's the first rule?

Deletion of a post disregarding the rules of /v/AskVoat is hardly a cause for concern, when all a user has to do is copy and paste their post and append a question mark.

You think killing an active conversation expressly because one of the people in the conversation didn't type one specific key at the right moment, and then asking everyone to restart the conversation isn't a cause for concern?

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[–] ForgotMyName 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

All of this x1,000,000. I'm all for mods showing up in threads and reminding people about the rules, but you really don't need to be trashing submissions over petty BS. Particularly when they've already got comments. If you catch it before there are any comments, fine. But once people have started talking you're just ruining the entire point of threaded posts.

Deletion of a post disregarding the rules of /v/AskVoat is hardly a cause for concern, when all a user has to do is copy and paste their post and append a question mark.

Deletion of a terrible mod is hardly a cause for concern, when all the mod team has to do is find a new one.