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Re: Forum Sill Plagued With Gateway Problems

Originally Posted by Naughty Nigel View Post
I wonder; is there any way of showing some kind of 'traffic light' status on a thread?

An amber light or 'Yellow Card' means everyone is on warning that the thread will be locked. That would at least reduce the bad feeling caused when the 'Red Card' is shown without warning.

Better still, a bathtub icon would warn of an early bath!
That's an interesting notion; I'm not sure whether it is possible. Problems I can anticipate are a rush of comments not tempered by restraint, designed to have the last word as the thread is closing anyway, and complaints that the moderators have yellow carded the thread too early or not given enough notice!

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