I like the idea of IDing at the common level... and I hate the idea of hiding someone elses photos. The observations belong to them, and they are potentially putting them up with a purpose in mind. If we have too much power to impact on how people use the site, then we run the risk of alienating the very active users we want to encourage.
I can see merit in flagging a photo for exclusion from use in AI or the Photo Browser, but even then we could be excluding a particularly useful view because someone decided it wasn’t good enough. Very subjective, and we would all have different views on that.
We need to remember that the observations are theirs, and they are being kind enough to share with us their view of the world and what’s around them.
What I think would be cool, is if we could put “private fields” on other peoples observations. I’ll start another topic for this, because I think it is getting off topic...
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Yes, sorry Jane... I did not mean to imply it was you! Keep in mind that this is a discussion forum, too, and no-one is going to judge anyone for putting up ideas no matter how crazy the idea might be, so even if it was you that suggested it, it wouldn’t be a mark against you 😊... I’m a huge fan of creative brainstorming, and sometimes ridiculous ideas trigger other ideas that lead to great solutions...
And Robert, I was by no means suggesting that it was a ridiculous or crazy idea!
Encourage others to also add higher level Ids. Have a snipet that you can copy and paste, I was going to give an example, but it’s better that you come up with your own wording.