I'm hoping this post reads suitably and isn't mistaken for a Behind the Red Door submission...
Does this site have any predefined rules or a code of conduct?
Do the Moderators work to this list, or just use their own individual judgement?
The reason I ask is that I am genuinely interested, but also because there seems to be a large inconsistency with what is deemed acceptable and unacceptable on here lately?
The most recent examples that come to mind are the removal / locking of the "FedEx Smoker" thread - I participated and got thanked in it, kept track of it, but certainly can't think why it would have needed to be removed?
Also the Teacherswebfolder thread - blatant advertising from a company who isn't an official sponsor!
This must seem like a bit of a kick in the teeth for the decent companies like CP, NetCtrl, Smoothwall (and many others) who devote time, money and expertise in these forums for the same luxuries the above company seem to be getting for free?
I don't want to seem overly negative on the job the Moderators do - I know they give up a large amount of time and energy to try and keep our community troll-free and I thank them for that. I'm just not convinced that the policing of this site is consistent, or follows a code or rule set that the rest of the site could be aware of and try and adhere to?