The forum guidelines do not specifically prohibit flooding.
Should they be changed to add this prohibition ?
…perhaps in the “Keep it tidy” section: https://forums.sketchup.com/guidelines#keep-tidy
And we have people doing it (thinking it is okay because they are angry.)
And we have some people arguing that is is okay:
It has been asked that I define what “flooding” is, so I’ll find some web examples of “flooding” definitions.
The DeviantArt Community FAQ #54 defines “flooding” as:
What is “flooding”?
Flooding is the act of repeatedly making comments in a single area with the obvious intent of overwhelming a single webpage with your commentary. Flooding can also take the form of filling a single comment or small group of comments with a huge amount of text, again with the obvious intent of overwhelming the page in question and possibly with the intent of causing substantial page load difficulties or browser crashes.
These acts are considered an abuse of the system and may lead to your account being suspended or banned without warning.