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So I know a bit about moderators but I always wonder: why do moderators keep there discussion locked? If anyone knew this it would be a big help to comment down below.

November 6, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/Arachnje
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Hi,
Discussions by moderators are not necessarily locked. Rather, posts that are not discussions are, even if not made by moderators. This means that a post may be locked because its content is not intended to open a discussion, like for example, posts created to deliver certain information. Here is an example (click on this gray text) about a post that is locked. It is made by a normal user to provide a text formatting guide when using duolingo forum.

November 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16
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Mod here. It is exactly as stated by Archnje. The Discussions are open to the public what is locked is the ability to add comments. This is done simply to avoid cluttering the site. Sometimes another link will be used for discussions. In any case, you can always ask for clarifications or make other comments directly through the Discussions.

BTW the link that Archnje uses in the example is one of my favorites. You should check it out.

November 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/idkhbtfm
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I've also noticed that sometimes on sentence discussions where the sentence could be tandem inappropriately, they lock the comments to prevent a ton of inappropriate comments.

November 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Linda7Italian

Why worry about it. Concentrate on your learning.

November 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

Curiosity is not a sin, nor is it the same as worrying. But, language learning is more important than wondering about why posts are locked, I agree.

November 6, 2017
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