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Author Topic: Is self-identification with Paganism what makes a Pagan?  (Read 16181 times)
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« Reply #18: May 23, 2010, 06:53:42 am »

As to not telling others how to post, I don't mean to break any rules, but I am simply trying to say that I would appreciate it if people would either read my posts and do some thinking before questioning it, or, if their question is different, then make that clear.

*** MOD HAT ON ***We've tried to be polite about this, but you don't seem to be getting the message.  Whether you mean to break any rules or not is irrelevant.  The fact is that you are breaking them.  I appreciate that it can be frustrating when it appears to you that people have not read what you've written before replying, but that doesn't give you the right to order them around. 

I would add that just because you don't feel that it seems as though they've read what you've written doesn't mean that they haven't.  You may think that what you wrote was perfectly clear, but that doesn't mean that someone else won't look at it and interpret it in a different way.  That a person asks questions you feel you have answered does not mean that they haven't read your posts or haven't thought about what you said.  It may simply mean that they didn't understand what you said, and in that case it's up to you to clarify.  It's not up to other people to read your mind.

Arguing with moderator decisions in public space is also against the rules here.  Since polite nudges don't seem to be getting the point across, I'm giving you an official warning for breaking that rule.  If you have any questions about the rules or this decision, you may contact me via PM.  Do not reply in this thread.

I would suggest that you review the rules before posting further and be sure that you understand them.  I would also highly recommend reading this for some background on why people are a little touchy about definitions around here:

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