So...I was thinking about how to make the message boards a safer, more forgiving place for KDC residents to speak their mind, and decided to add the functionality where a KDC member can clear-out any message they've posted that is over a month old.
The idea being that, if you had a really bad day, or were drunk-posting one night, or were passionately arguing for something you later realized was dead wrong, you shouldn't have to live with those messages for years down the road...
On posts that are over a month old, there's a new "Clear Message" link at the bottom of the post. If you click it and clear out one of your messages, there will still be a placeholder where you posted the original message, but instead of the original text, it will include the text " [ Removed by Author ] ".
This change gives more control to KDC'ers regarding how (and for how long) their content is published on the KDC web site.
Why Only Posts Over a Month Old? There has to be a little accountability for what you say on KDC......but the 1-month limit maintains some accountability, while making sure your threads don't have to stay on permanent record on the web for years to come.
As always: if there's an extreme case where you've posted something you don't want posted (e.g., accidentally compromised your anonymity, or posted something that might get you fired), you can use the "Contact" link at the bottom of any page to ask a moderator to have it removed.
Sorry everyone this is my fault. I will never say "panties in a wad again!!" But cmon it is a sweet minor slam!
I unfortunately don't agree with this. I went back to look at posts from when I was first on the site about 4 years ago and they are gone. We had some good times then..sad that I don't get to remember them.