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JWPlatt
Grey Havens


May 28 2013, 3:29pm


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Acronyms, References and Stepping In

Magpie's approach is a great, positive approach. Avoid Three Letter Acronyms (TLA) without fully spelling them out first. See what I did there? And avoid other such references familiar only to experienced board members. If you need to link to the thread that explains acronyms, it's not very welcoming. Rules are, or should be, easy enough to find for new members that they don't have to be told up front in an officious manner. Overtly stating rules is a negative. People "stepping in," as Magpie says, in support of the guest rather than calling out the offender is a good example of the positive approach which rewards the guest and does not feed the negative attention offenders desire.


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