I went to check the Whyville BBS today for important
announcements etc. from City Hall, and I was
disappointed to see the mass of petitions that had
been posted into inappropriately titled sections.
I love Whyville. I think it is a great place especially
for kids because it has such effective means of
protecting children from a lot of the bad stuff that
is out there on the net. In a section
titled "Announcements From City Hall", there are things
like "To:Kewlstuff Fashions by gurdy" which could have
been sent via ymail and "~*~House Thing~*~ by Charity"
which really is only an ad. I think it is appalling that
Whyvillians take advantage of the City Hall
announcement board's publicity for their own personal
bulletin board. Things like that belong elsewhere.
City Hall even made this post that Whyvillians
continue to ignore:
"Oh, and everybody, please don't start any threads
here in this part of the BBS. It's supposed to be just
for official info from me, sort of the government side
of the BBS. There are other sections in the BBS for
Things like letters of outrage and advertisements and
inappropriate proclamations have places elsewhere and
nowhere on City Hall. It makes it hard for
Whyvillians to see the important things when others
take advantage like that. Please read this and decide
for yourself to be a better Whyvillian and stop the
evil. That's a little bit dramatic (evil) but it makes
Please Y-mail me if you have any opinions
and comments on this point.
Thank you for taking your time to read this!