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POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

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POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

It has recently been announced that Plusnet is sponsoring Celebrity Big Brother. Does the idea that you might be subjected to discussions of the activities of the Z-listers on these forums depress you? Do you think a rule change should be implemented to ban such discussion?
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

OK. Own up.
Which perverted peeping Tom voted against a ban? Shocked
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

How about allowing discussion (and pictures) ONLY on the interesting Tit-bitsTongue
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

@purleigh, What are you nuts?
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

Me because It would land me with a load more work  Roll eyes Roll eyes
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

[quote=Midnight Caller]What are you nuts?
OK, I've thought about it, no discussions on the Forum - just pictures !
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

Never watch it, but over reaction with this poll.  What happened to free speech, if a community forum such as this starts to ban subjects where does it stop.  It will just force those that want to post stuff to spam it, resulting in more work not less for the mods.
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

I voted no
I would like the mods to make sure that the threads are properly identified
I don't want to read anything about BB by accident  Cheesy
Also I'm a granddad so CBB means CBeeBies to me  Cheesy
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

It won't be easy when some people use "BB" to refer to BroadBand !  Roll eyes
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

you back to those female of doubtful repute again
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

I voted no, why on earth should it be censored?  Crazy
I have no interest in the subject itsself but may well decide to "monitor & evaluate" the postings and who makes them, in order to "judge" the validity of their comments elsewhere.  Roll eyes
(I could clarify that further, but if you need to ask I probably won't want to answer  Lips are sealed )
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

I voted no but have a suggestion...
How about BB having it's own Fourm?
/runs for cover  Crazy
Edit: I see that nadger beat me too it
I watched about 30 mins from the first series - never again. Just thought it was a lot of tripe.

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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

I think some people forget they have a delete button Wink
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

As Winston Churchill famously said "I do not agree with what you have to say, (look like on TV) but I'll defend to the death your right to say it" (Voltaire)
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Re: POLL: Proposed rule change - ban discussion of Celebrity Big Brother

I voted yes because the thought of the Moderators having to read every post and watch Celebrity Big Brother to ensure that the ban is implemented correctly as a certain appeal Wink. Because you can still chat about CBB, but not what happens in the house / programme. Don't want to ruin the surprise of those people who watch it later.
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