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Did You Know We Have Private Forums?

Discussion in 'Forum News and Announcements' started by Left Coast, Apr 15, 2020.

  1. Left Coast

    Left Coast Still Gay
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    Greetings Wonderful People of RF,

    Did you know that we have a set of "hidden" forums called Private Forums? These forums are for, you guessed it, private discussions between members of that group only. Each of them, and the threads within them, are only visible to the members of that specific group. We currently have the following Private Forums available to join:

    - Christians
    - The Coven
    - Eros Room (for discussion of erotica and human sexuality)
    - Islam
    - Jewish
    - Non-Theists Only
    - Rainbow Room (for LGBTQ+ folks and straight allies)
    - Survivors Circle (for those dealing with or surviving serious health conditions)
    - Theists Only

    If you identify with any of these groups and would like to join, please send a message to one of our amazing admins:

    @ADigitalArtist
    @Debater Slayer
    @Quagmire
    @Quintessence
    @Sunstone

    Thank you all for making Religious Forums a unique, engaging, and enjoyable place to be!
     
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  2. Unveiled Artist

    Unveiled Artist Veteran Member

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    Can I make a suggestion here?

    Would it be more appropriate not to have allies in the Rainbow room?

    For example (I don't know about now), when a non-christian ally goes into a christian DIR, he can ask questions but he can't converse. It would be counterproductive to the DIR and some of the rooms based on wanted ally-rights that, by nature of the rooms, is not granted for him to converse.

    Ya think?
     
  3. Rival

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    We don't police those fora quite as rigidly as we do the public ones. That said, we should probably have this discussion amongst the staff.
     
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  4. Left Coast

    Left Coast Still Gay
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    As a gay person, I see pros and cons. I wouldn't mind having a separate discussion about it. Thanks for the suggestion Unveiled!
     
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  5. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    I thought that could no longer be...not since
    they eliminated color coding to DIR forums.
     
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  6. Rival

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    People can still ask questions but we prefer to encourage use of the Interfaith area and Religious Q&A.
     
  7. Unveiled Artist

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    You're welcome. I was thinking that when we "apply" to the Rainbow room, I think there is a question or two that asks our reasoning. I'm not sure what it says but maybe discuss just keeping it to lgbtq and don't use the word allies. So, it's not forcing allies not to "apply". Like christian DIR instead of christian and allies DIR.
     
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  8. Unveiled Artist

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    I don't know. I use the default view. It doesn't jump my screen and has no ads.
     
  9. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    The latter options appear to be the only available.
    Belonging to a DIR appears to be necessary for
    a post or thread with a question.
    I don't plan to do post there. It's just an observation.

    Btw, I like not being able to post there.
    It has completely eliminated errors & spankings.
    The same should be done for other restricted forums.
     
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  10. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    Your misdeeds are sufficient for some corporal punishment.
     
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  11. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    So I am told...often.
     
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  12. Harel13

    Harel13 Am Yisrael Chai
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    I wondered what the other private forums were.
     
  13. Secret Chief

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    Is there not one for cake porn? :(
     
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  14. Stevicus

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    I was hoping there might be some kind of "rumpus room" - a no-holds-barred, anything goes kind of thing. RF's version of the Mos Eisley Cantina, where you will not find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.
     
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  15. Secret Chief

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    I imagine the problem with that would be once the anything goes comments are made the after-taste of the experience will remain when one goes back topside. Ignore Lists might become too unwieldy. :eek:
     
  16. Laika

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    That would be the main forums. ;)
     
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  17. Left Coast

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    What could possibly go wrong in a forum on the internet with no content rules? :p
     
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  18. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    I like your wife's attitude
     
  19. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    I will create one in the normal forums if you want. Or perhaps the Eros room if you think it might get a little raunchy...
     
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  20. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    We have an arrangement.
    She keeps personal observations to a minimum.
    I keep political opinions to a minimum.
    It's worked for 41 years.
     
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