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Posted by WC (gen coord) on March 08, 2003 at 08:34:37

In Reply to: Re: please re-phrase your post posted by Joshua on March 08, 2003 at 08:12:29:

I can't tell you how exactly to write - only you know what you want to write about. I can tell you how the rules work.

In general it is not a good idea to make references to a discussion on another board which may or may not be part of a whole thread or some previous discussion(s), and sum up your interaction there in terms that were not at all neutral and passively informative - "slipping in a dig". as I called it.

Specifically, it is not smart to say there were "cult styled cover-ups" about a discussion that involved private emails and posts somewhere else, unless all your emails and posts were made public here (and I am not recommending that). You are dealing with very sensitive information to which there are many sides to the story. If you are trying to arrive at the truth about something, I applaud you, sincerely. There are better and worse ways to go about it.

Perhaps you could mention you have an interesting discussion going on at Crossfire about such-and-such topic and invite everyone to go over there and read. You could also inform everybody that you have some sensitive information about such-and-such that you'd like to share, but since you're not sure if it's OK to post it here, to please email you, etc.

If you honestly believe you know something is really wrong with something and needs exposing, please do so in a way that doesn't fall outside of the scope of this board. Please see guidelines.

There are lots of things you can do, without creating a reason for a "them" vs. "us" board war. I hope you find a way to express your concerns.

For the record, just so you don't think I'm part of a conspiracy, I don't read the Crossfire board, and I have no idea about the things you are talking about, and no one has contacted me about anything privately.