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Take Your Mean Mouth and Hit the Bricks!

By Cliff Eastham On July - 21 - 2009

I may stand alone on this subject, but if so, then alone I stand.

It is my belief that B/R was established and is maintained for the purpose of allowing amateur writers to have a forum in which to hone their skills.

I don't believe visitors to this site intend on watching peeing contests between authors and those making comments. 

I stumbled on an article just a moment ago and was appalled at what I read.  Nothing resembling an article about a sport, an athlete, or a team.  It was a rebuttal to a stream of profanities and slurs against an author who grew tired of being verbally assaulted.

I would like to ask a question: Is there a governing body at B/R who needs to address inflamed situations such as this?  I read yesterday of a complete article which was deleted by someone apparently in an authority position, much to the dismay of one of the leading writers here at B/R.

There is a "flag as offensive" button (I know because I have used it, with positive results) alongside each and every comment.  I re...

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