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Kids

Discussion in 'Forum rules and information' started by hberg, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. hberg

    hberg give me some of your tots

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    Without using kid names, etc...can we have a topic for kid related questions etc...?
     
  2. Mr. Linux

    Mr. Linux Senior Member & Moderator Forum Staff

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    As long as it remains 'generic', sure!

    We can't use any names of minors, etc. But we can discuss anything that is relevant to our community...

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  3. Mr. Linux

    Mr. Linux Senior Member & Moderator Forum Staff

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    Speckhard,

    We like to minimize the amount of 'areas' in the forums so as to not overwhelm users.

    Is there not a current area that would fit the type of questions/discussions you would like to add? We/you can add as many 'topics' as you like in each forum area; could that meet your need?

    If you feel strongly that a "Parents Corner" forum would be helpful, then by all means let me know and we'll add it. I just want to make sure that you have looked at the current forum areas and not found any of them 'applicable' to what you would like to discuss, before we add it.

    Thanks.

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  4. Kate

    Kate New Member

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    Can kids use the Forums?

    Lived in Ashburn since 1992!
     
  5. Kate

    Kate New Member

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    ???

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  6. flynnibus

    flynnibus Well-Known Member Forum Staff

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    Age 13 is the magic number according to the COPA laws which have yet to be enforced (still fighting in the courts). I think under the age of 13 the site has to be able to filter content for the child, hence why most sites don't 'allow' childern under 13 unless specifically designed for them.

    -Steve
     
  7. boomertsfx

    boomertsfx Booyakasha!

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    Sure, why couldn't kids use the forums?... it's a free country! I think there are alot worse places they could go on the internet. Of course no kid will come here because it's boring adult stuff where people complain over hospitals and greenway fees and bad food down at the "brick oven" pizzeria.
     
  8. neilz

    neilz New Member

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    I believe that it would cause the admins alot more headaches, as they would have to keep an eye to make sure that no 'predators' access these forums to get email addresses, etc.

    According to a TV public service ad, kids are now more likely to be approached via the web than any other venue.



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  9. Dawne

    Dawne HOA Sec-Treas/Tech Comm

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    Really, how do we know there aren't already kids posting in here?

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