random questions

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by camochase, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. camochase

    camochase GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 26, 2010
    United States
    what is the difference between off topic chat and edge of forum?
    and how do you get banned? i want to try to avoid it
  2. DinohScene

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    If you think a thread you're about to make is shit and is not serious, then it's EoF material.

    If you think a thread you're about to make isn't shit and is actually helpful/serious, then it's general offtopic.
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  3. dj4uk6cjm

    dj4uk6cjm GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 23, 2012
    United States
    From what i've heard, EoF is the what you may call the "Shit Thread" Section while the off-topic is the quite opposite of that. :D
  4. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

    Sep 13, 2009
    Pretty much what DinohScene said.

    The off-topic is more for threads that fit other sections, but aren't really jokey. Pretty much this thread. It's just off-topic, but meant to be a serious conversation and or question.
    The EoF is meant for testing features, spam, and jokes. So pretty much threads made for laughs.
    To not get banned, just generally follow the rules, treat others with respect, ect. Pretty much use common sense and you should be fine.
  5. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

    Apr 30, 2006
    United States
    USA MTN timezone
    To avoid banning, never deviate from the original topic even if someone else takes the conversation in another direction. Even if you desire to publicly defend yourself. You will become a target for moderation.
  6. Nah3DS

    Nah3DS Madre de Dios! Es El POLLO DIABLO!!!

    Feb 9, 2010
    let's explain this with an example...
    Thread Title: help, my dog is having troubles pooping! (Off-Topic)
    Thread Title: my dog poop (EoF)

    EDIT: my dog is fine btw
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  7. Yepi69

    Yepi69 Jill-sandwiched

    Nov 29, 2010
    Behind you
    Don't mess with certain users around here and don't even think on starting a fight, I did that before and It costed me almost my account.
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