Question ROMs and minimodding

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So, as I'm sure many are aware, new members will often ask directly for ROMs, ROM sets, or other copyrighted material. As someone who watches the NDS and sometimes Wii forums, this is not exactly an atypical occurrence.
My question is, is it minimodding/annoying for staff when normal members such as myself tell people that sharing/asking for ROMs or other copyrighted content is not allowed?
 

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Generally speaking, a report is all that is necessary in those circumstances, but I also think it's fine if you also post a reply with just a quote of the rules on Warez in addition to the report.

But report should always be done first and foremost.
 

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The way I see it, people don’t read rules. They just make an account and ask for warez. So if someone who’s not a mod just goes “hey m8 das no good” then it’s fine—it lets them know that’s against the TOS. Both posts probably will get deleted, one for asking for Roms, the other for reply to trashed post, but at least they get told. (Just make sure to report them, too)
 
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The way I see it, people don’t read rules.

Yes,that is the main Issue today....:rolleyes:

People in agony.........because THEY made Bollocks because of NOT Reading (carefully) Manuals/Instructions....register then to GBAtemp......again NOT reading Rules....complain about a NONE received Confirmation E-Mail sometimes...posting again Bollocks because of not reading Instructions........Circle of Life ?
 
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I personally prefer just a report - posting a response in addition to a report means I now have to deal with two junk posts as opposed to just one. With that said, I wouldn't say it's backseat modding unless you purposefully go out of your way to seek out and report those posts. Our staff is vary capable - we don't need a Neighbourhood Watch.
 
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