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2015 Accord goes on sale today, "Gets Multiple Feature Upgrades"
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NSX prototype smolders at the 'Ring
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2016 NSX Spied at the 'Ring, Part II
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Production 2016 Acura NSX caught testing at the 'Ring!
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2015 CR-V MMC info, with color list. CVT confirmed
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2015 TLX Pricing info released over the holiday weekend
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American Honda Reports June 2014 Sales
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This is probably the very first look at the 2016 Pilot. Spied by a TOV member in So Cal.
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S2000 --> Re: Th S2000 is a GO!
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General Talk --> Re: Acura future look hints
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HR-V/Vezel --> Re: Euro HR-V Debut
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Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 rumors
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General Talk --> Re: CTR coming!!!
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Audio & Electronics --> Re: 2014 Accord EX speakers
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Civic --> Re: Any driver reviews of the '14 Civic EX sedan?
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RLX --> Re: If Acura lowered the RLX price tag
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TLX --> Re: My test-drive in 2.4 TLX Base
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TOV Asia --> Re: JP gets 1.5L Insight + 5/7 seater Hybrid Minivan - 10/27 release
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General Talk --> Re: Inverview with Acura's Design Chief
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TLX --> Re: TLX Interior Question
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General Talk --> Re: New XC90 - whadda u think?
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CR-V --> Re: 2 months until 2015 MMC?
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General Talk --> Re: New Passat 2.0 diesel
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TOV First Drive: 2015 Acura TLX
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Photo Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX 2.4 P-AWS
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Photo Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX 3.5L SH-AWD
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TOV Photo Gallery: 2015 Honda Fit
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PR Photo Gallery: 2015 Honda Fit
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TOV Dyno Test: 2014 Accord Hybrid
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Moderation FAQ
  1. What is this new moderation system?
    This moderation system is based on slashdot.org's moderation system. It allows moderators to score messages and readers to filter out these messages based on a viewing threshold.

  2. What do the scores mean?
    Each message gets a score from -1 to 6. A high score means that the moderators thought your post had some useful content. A low score (below 1) means that the moderators thought that your message departed from the spirit of the forum rules.
    The default score is (1). All new messages start at that score with the exception of users who have above or below average posting histories. Users who have above average message scores start with a default new message score of (2) and users who have below average message scores start with a default new message score of (0).

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    Each time a moderator scores a message, they choose a word to explain why they are moderating the message in a particular direction. The moderation word from the last moderator who scored your message shows up next to your message's total score.

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    You can go to the Garage to change your viewing threshold. You can also set the viewing threshold by using the text boxes in the forum index pages, the message pages, the news item detail page or the last page of an article.
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  5. Where should I set my viewing threshold?
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  6. Isn't this censorship?
    No. You can still view the messages. We're just providing a way for users to easily filter out the noise in the forums. If you want to view all of the flames, set your viewing threshold to (-1) and enjoy.

  7. I don't agree with my message score, can I get it reviewed?
    Yes, but in general, our moderators monitor almost all messages in the forum. If they see a message which was incorrectly moderated, they will notify the site admin and/or try to rectify the situation by moderating the message higher.

  8. What happens if I reply to a message that has a low score?
    You score will start at the parent message's score. If you are responding to a flame, it's probably not useful, so don't do it.

  9. What happens if I reply to a message that has a high score?
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  11. How can I become a moderator?
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