I understand what you mean and find that I am often getting confused messages from different people or even from the same people when they send me more than one message. I understand that I am not allowed to discuss the content or nature of the educator conversation so it is difficult for me to explain what I mean. What I will say is that I only report to ask for messages to be moved to areas where they may be more fitting to sit.
Despite being in exile from this saintly place I had this thread sign posted to me and came back to add a few thoughts.
Firstly, it's pretty authoritarian that the first draft of this thread was removed and the member 'educated' on redrafting in a manner that
satisfied the ruling elite was more acceptable.
The contradictions? Well just take a look around. The community rules clearly stipulate measures of quality, encourage participation, and highlight how responses must 'add to the debate'. An educator has even spoken out against the 'any old crap' that's posted.
Yet still we are left with threads starting with a single word, and pointless memes lifted from elsewhere.
The reason, as I see it, is the lack of interest and engagement from the education team. Many of the recent crop of WFH educators have their background in the help and information areas of the site. They never bothered with General Discussion so neither understand what purpose it serves, nor have any interest in it. Hence, excuses about people needing the freedom to engage any way they see fit, even if it's to contribute an emoji or the thought fragment that 'they're bored', abound.
On top of this there is no effort expended to articulate or showcase what they want General Discussion to be. Staff only drop in to threads they've had reported to them, or start discussions about a recent promotion. The idea that a community will just 'spring up' with no seeding effort is fanciful.
Anyway, I'll go no further because this will inevitably be deleted by the bourgeoisie within a couple of hours.