Something like their first 20 questions and/or answers (or first 5 levels - whatever that works out to) have to be checked by a moderator before they show up, or they have to be a member for x number of days before they are allowed to answer questions - something to make them read and get the feel of how the site is set up and how it works before they're turned loose? Another idea a different site I used to use had for their Q&A section - until you'd been a member a certain length of time, you could not ask a new question without first going through the process of searching for keywords in the question you want to ask. You had to at least be aware of the other questions before you could post your own, and you had to check a box stating you could not find your existing question already.
Seems it would cut down on a lot of the problems that crop up from people using multiple accounts to troll or constantly creating new accounts every time they destroy their reputation under their previous user name. It might even have the added effect of getting normal new members to take time to read and get to know people instead of jumping right into the middle of an ongoing years long debate and wondering why they got their head bitten off (I remember specifically someone asked an ERF question a while back with no idea that was a major debate subject here - she was totally unprepared for the response she got. Maybe if she'd had to click through and read before posting a while, she would've noticed the other ERF debates already there).
Answer by But_Mommie at 6:45 PM on Jan. 6, 2011
Answer by lowencope at 6:47 PM on Jan. 6, 2011
Answer by TsMommy428 at 6:51 PM on Jan. 6, 2011
Answer by Musicmom80 at 7:05 PM on Jan. 6, 2011
Answer by deesam at 7:12 PM on Jan. 6, 2011
soooooo why should people that have been here longer be the only ones to have the right to do so??? There is still no need for namecalling and putdowns. Sheesh, I knew you'd have SOMETHING to say...
Answer by Musicmom80 at 7:13 PM on Jan. 6, 2011
Answer by SpaceToast at 7:16 PM on Jan. 6, 2011
Next question overall
(Money & Work)
Anyone work from home? or know someone who is or a good company???