How should I moderate the forum?

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  1. xlink

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    As I am more or less the only mod on here (plus shaggy), how would YOU like me to moderate?

    My current policy is this: if someone is egregious with their language I will modify it to be unhostile and declare that I've made such an edit. I will NOT hand out warnings unless it's every post they make for a repeated time.

    Is this fair? Is it reasonable? Is it burdensome censorship to change "[User] is a ****** who needs to *****" to "[User] has poor judgement and should consider how and when he speaks more carefully"

    I personally detest of censorship and I VALUE free speech but don't feel I should leave acrimonious messages at the top of the time. At the same time I'd rather leave something showing the person's opinion as opposed to merely deleting it.
     

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