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New Rules Crack Down on Rambunctiousness in the Forrst; “I Got Brutal,” Says Founder Kyle Bragger

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“There’s been some discomfort recently with some of the perceived quality of posts,” Forrst founder Kyle Bragger wrote this morning in a blog post introducing new community guidelines for the site, a community-dependent Tumblr-esque forum where programmers showcase code and talk shop. “We’re also going to start enforcing a minimum threshold for what we deem a quality post. This does not mean quality in the sense of skill; rather, we are looking for a minimum amount of effort; we’d rather not see posts that clearly had very little effort put into them. That’s not to say that you can or should only post polished design and code, but it does mean that you should be thoughtful about what you’re sharing with the community. Posts that were obviously made in 30 seconds (and indeed, many even have descriptions along the lines of “made in 30 seconds was bored LOL”) won’t likely meet this threshold.” Read More