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points for reporting a question?!

just looked at my answers profile thing
rarely do, but once in a while
and i got 2 points for reporting an obvious troll question

just thought it was a little odd to get points for letting admin know a troll is loose

and do a number of moms have to report a question for it to be taken off, i assume it is at the discretion of cafemom admin


Asked by fiatpax at 12:41 PM on Sep. 16, 2010 in About CafeMom

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Answers (9)
  • I don't always get my points for reporting.

    I wonder if it only goes to the first to report. I know I've reported sales spam before (the ones that post nothing but a price list and a link), but I've never noticed points after they're deleted.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:53 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Yeah, we get points. And I'm not sure if there has to be a lot of reporting or not. I reported one once and it was instantly gone. However, one today took forever and I know many reported.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:43 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • One of the features of the new system is that this section should be more self policing. They wanted to encourage people to report content that should not be here. In the beginning they took points away until it was verified that the questions really should have been reported.Once it was established as a good report, then more points were added. Not really sure if it's still working the same way currently or not but with 1000's of questions and 10,000's of answers, members giving a heads up to bad content help the team keep the section flowing.

    Answer by Liansmommie at 2:28 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Out of curiosity what's a troll question?

    Answer by jolee0222 at 12:43 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • That's interesting. I didn't know we got points for that. Is that supposed to be the reward for turning them in.

    Yes, I would think it's at CM's discretion as to what gets removed and why.

    Answer by HotMama330 at 12:46 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Seems weird to get points for that, but hey, whatever works, I guess.

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:47 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • There was a spam one earlier about Uggs on sale.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:49 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • I don't always get my points for reporting.

    Answer by lovinangels at 12:50 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • it was something like
    do you let your children watch you have sex

    does not get more troll than that

    Comment by fiatpax (original poster) at 12:44 PM on Sep. 16, 2010