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POLL: Commercial Announcements on the Forums?


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Personal logo J Womack 94 Supporting Member of TMP writes:

I say limit it to paying advertisers. They are paying to support the site – it gives them a little more for the money.

But it also needs to be policed for appropriate boards. Crossposting Fokker DR.I's to the ancients boards is just annoying.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
no commercial posts on the forums
28
13%
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commercial posts belong on their own board
23
11%
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commercial posts belong in Marketplace
27
13%
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no preference
35
16%
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commercial forum posts are OK
103
48%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

I've received several complaints over the last few weeks about manufacturers or retailers posting new product announcements or sales on the regular forums. Currently, there's nothing in the FAQ forbidding such posts. What should the website policy be?