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Why all these Posted by Editor stories with a stated position

Original post made by Question?, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Feb 3, 2012

and "comments to stories" showing up on main view, pushing town folk's postings down and off of page one?

And suddenly Pleasanton Weekly has a "story" or post BY EDITOR which has an opinion, a stated position on most all current hot topics?

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Posted by Question?
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 3, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Page 1 and 2 are suddenly most all:

COMMENTS ON STORIES

By Editor Un Named.....


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Posted by Trudy
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 3, 2012 at 3:07 pm

This forum belongs to PW and they can post what they want, when they want. Don't like it? Quit whining and go start one of your own.


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Posted by Arroyo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:27 pm

All you dopes who donated to PW deserve what you're getting....! Very little in return.

Oh wait, another puff piece on McNerney is probably right around the corner...


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Posted by Gina Channell-Allen
president of the Pleasanton Weekly
on Feb 4, 2012 at 10:36 am

Gina Channell-Allen is a registered user.

Question?,
Because of a flaw in the system, anytime a comment is posted to a story it looks like the "editor" posted it. We're working to fix it.


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Posted by Joey Walnut
a resident of another community
on Feb 4, 2012 at 11:59 am

Probably a feature, not a flaw. Is this a third party system or something built internally? Of internal, I'm sure your staff doesn't appreciate that.


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Posted by Question?
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 4, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Hi Gina,

What I meant was that most of the "Message Board View" topics are now: Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online.

In other summary and link to Weekly Stories, which are pushing peoples topics way down the list to page three or four.

Wondering if it's quasi "moderating" pushing people post way down several pages? Or directing the forums focus on discussion of Weekly stories, Weekly Staff opinions and or positions on issues?


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Posted by Question?
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 4, 2012 at 1:56 pm

Gina Channell-Allen is a member (registered user) of PleasantonWeekly.com

Wrote:

Question?,

"Because of a flaw in the system, anytime a comment is posted to a story it looks like the "editor" posted it. We're working to fix it."

Reply: This doesn't seem to be the case, all of the comments to topics appear have normal user names.

Or do you mean that when a person comments on a story, it pushes the story to the forum topic page?