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No...just a hoax board (which we already have), and a proven conspiracy board...the rest of the forum gets left as it is...but I imagine moving all proven conspiracy threads to the proven board would be quite a time consuming task, finding and determining which threads deal with real conspiracies would take time, and perhaps that's why it hasn't been done...
maybe the forum topics should be labeled in the parts, hoax, /under inverstigation, plausible/possible and proven...
So how does science work then? Science is based in information and theories that are claimed as fact through research and peer-review...if we can't get to the bottom of a conspiracy (fake or real), then why do we even bother researching and discussing them?
I think we agree why the hoax forum is in existence, blatantly fallacious information should be labeled as such, but labeling something as 'proven' rally wouldn't make sense.
So how then does a hoax board work...it's the same thing, just for hoaxes instead of real conspiracies...next reason?
All I'm trying to say is that not all threads are based on conspiracies and introducing labels simply wouldn't work, not just for that reason but for others aswell.
Originally posted by CHA0S
reply to post by Grey Magic
EDIT: I had an idea...maybe instead of the flag system, or even complimentary to the flag system, we could have another way of rating threads. The idea is simple. If a user believes the conspiracy has been solved, they can click on either a "hoax", or a "real" button. If the thread receives enough "real" hits from users, it then undergoes final scrutiny by a member(s) of staff, and finally a conclusion is made, and the thread is moved to either the hoax section, or the real conspiracy section.
[edit on 30/4/10 by CHA0S]