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Metal newbie

Joined: Tue Nov 14, 2006 2:36 am
Posts: 194
Location: Australia
PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 4:30 am 

Just wondering, but why was my "What is true black metal?" thread locked?

Apologies if this annoys you because it's a seemingly stupid question.

Black Metal Elite

Joined: Sat Jun 07, 2003 5:12 am
Posts: 4764
PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 4:33 am 

When threads are going nowhere (when people start talking about something very different, far from the initial topic) or judged useless, moderators lock them..

I'll Swallow Your Soul

Joined: Sat Mar 06, 2004 9:50 pm
Posts: 6240
PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:53 am 

It was going to be little else but a slew of "stupid elitist" jokes, and eventually break out into various flamewars. I guarantee it. The few posts that the thread got before locking are a sample of what would've been.
The bizarre lattices were all around. Sticks and bits of board nailed together in fantastic array. It should've been ridiculous. Instead it seemed oddly sinister--these inexplicable lattices spread through a wilderness bearing little evidence that man had ever passed through...

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