Originally Posted by markrubin
We see the value in this thread but want to curb abuse
I don't think links should be required. I recall reading from Kosty something to the effect: 'I heard from my sources at Cedia that TL51 is compatible with existing players.' I consider this reasonable and I don't expect a link.
I see two troublesome types of posts.
1) The FUD post which does not provide the substance of the rumor.
Originally Posted by HD-DownUnder
I have just received some troubling news in regards to Warner Bros and the format war.
All I can say is that something has happened in the last 24hrs hours which may change a lot of things.
More to come soon!
Originally Posted by beatboy77
Guys I am around 24 to 48 hours away from being able to report a MAJOR Blu-ray announcement. I have learned today from a BDA insider that this Paramount development was actually a pre-emptive strike to counter a soon to be made MAJOR annoucement from the BDA...
I think these should be summarily deleted. If the substance of the rumor will not be posted, I think these posts do nothing except lower the value of the thread and the forum.
2) The prank rumor. Of course this was made legendary from the br.com incident, however I don't recall seeing it occur here. I don't think this needs to be defended too much because posting history is valued here and if someone comes in and posts a prank rumor without a reasonable posting history, it is treated with suspicion.