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Sarcasticia Nitpickerson
08 August 2012 @ 09:45 pm
Hi menstrual_cups readers! This is a trial of a new weekly feature called the community news. We're going to try it out as a sticky entry on the main community for a bit and see how it goes. The main point is, this is going to be a feature mostly made by you! Mostly it'll contain any admin business (rules updates or whatever), community announcements, and interesting highlights from the week like new cups or news articles. Comments will be open for general chat and discussion (with usual civility rules applying). Just to start with this week we've got:

Admin business
- Just a reminder, please choose the one or two most relevant tags for your posts. The tags are how we organize FAQs, so they could lead to confusion down the road if we get too crazy with them.
- We're still looking for a mod or two. If you're interested, just leave a quick note here and we'll PM you.
- LJ has done something weird and now some posts with links get modded. Until I can fix it, we'll get to your post ASAP. If it's more than 24 hours drop us a line over at mc_moderators.

Interesting stuff from the past week
- m03m brings news of the FreeSiya Cup28, a new cup from the Philippines.
- pinkpearls36 found this very silly video, titled "Diva Cup" (sung to the tune of "Red, Red Wine").
- melissa569 has a suggestion for public cup washing, and several more suggestions are in the comments.
 
m03m on August 8th, 2012 08:58 pm (UTC)
*cheers*
Go mods! This looks like a great idea.
bicyclegasolinebicyclegasoline on August 8th, 2012 09:28 pm (UTC)
Yeh, I like this idea too! Thanks mods :)
femininewearfemininewear on August 8th, 2012 09:53 pm (UTC)
I love this..brilliant :-)
Baby Bloodheartbabybloodheart on August 9th, 2012 12:37 am (UTC)
Another to say I LOVE this idea...great for those of us with a million blogs, emails, etc. to get through every day :-D
Serpent: neutralserpent_849 on August 9th, 2012 03:14 pm (UTC)
great idea!!!

as for lj... found that setting! click "manage communities", choose settings and select no moderation instead of "entries with non-whitelisted links". i guess this was changed automatically for comms where everyone can post an entry.
Sarcasticia Nitpickersontisiphone on August 11th, 2012 07:21 am (UTC)
Thanks! That's awesome.
pinkpearls36pinkpearls36 on August 10th, 2012 08:24 pm (UTC)
Great idea, mods! :-) Thanks for sharing the Diva Cup video I found--I watched it a second time and still find it hilarious.
melissa569melissa569 on August 11th, 2012 05:51 am (UTC)
Oh yeah, this I am certainly all for! So many times we miss really good posts because we just skim the first page after like a week of not being here. This is a REALLY good idea!!!!! :)
okwaho_okaraokwaho_okara on August 11th, 2012 01:49 pm (UTC)
Awesome!!! :)
moonhoney925 on August 14th, 2012 03:37 am (UTC)
Thumbs up from me too.