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Town Square posts need to comply with terms of use

Original post made by Richard Hine, editor of The Almanac, on Nov 12, 2007

Town Square posts and comments are monitored by the Almanac for compliance with terms of use: Web Link

We want to encourage an intelligent exchange of ideas and information, and avoid petty barbs and disparaging and gratuitous remarks about other posters.

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Posted by Cincere Cynic
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Nov 12, 2007 at 4:58 pm

Are Town Squaare posts and comments also monitored for spelling errors? And, regarding the "intelligent exchange of ideas and information," how is it going?

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Posted by sickntired
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Nov 12, 2007 at 5:59 pm

CC, the editor informed us a few weeks ago that we should be using Microsoft Word to write, check spelling, then cut and paste to the Town Square. Guess he is checking. I've read some pretty hot conversations over on the Palo Alto Weekly, and never seen the editor admonish or suggest his readership use Word to perfect their comments. We must be one rowdy bunch of hooligans here in Menlo Park!

Oh, and Mr. Editor, one of your rules is not to advertise here...Keplers seems to get an awful lot of space. I love the store, but fair is fair!

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Posted by Joanna
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Nov 12, 2007 at 9:16 pm

This is a good idea. I hope it works out in practice.

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