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Old 05-13-2007, 07:24 PM   #21
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I'm a double-secret moderator now.

And I'm a dom.
Well now its not much of a secret is it
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Re: Less moderatation???
Old 05-13-2007, 07:37 PM   #22
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Sorry Nords, apparently SG is just missing out on our monthly reciprocated diatribe so he's taking it out on you.

Enjoy
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Old 05-14-2007, 02:19 PM   #23
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...We also recently voted to double our pay and to raise our bonuses by 50%. Dory's also handing out stock options in anticipation of the big IPO... send your résumés in now before the allocations are all gone...
I got a good laugh out of that, thanks!

I was an active website moderator elsewhere for years and years. I finally gave it up. Once upon a time, it was reasonable people and fun. But as the years went by, more and more people have piled onto internet. Some are pretty spikey. Some are people (in my opinion) who no one must listen to in their real life, so they create an overbearing imaginary persona on internet. Most some of them need a good thrashing in person.

So it stopped being fun, and after a long while I finally bailed. The last thing I needed was a virtual job that paid like Nords mentioned, and abuse to boot! Being a good and balanced moderator is a thankless job. I am glad that there are still some good people left who are willing to pick up the dirty mud-soaked flag and run with it!

I have never reported anyone on this website to a moderator. However, there was one moderator here who I think should have been tarred and feathered for his M.O. of suddenly and without warning running into an ongoing calm thread, throwing in his usual wild political hand grenade, then running out because he couldn't stand the heat of any rebuttal. If one wants to impress(?) others with that sort of thing, they should do it as a peon. Or do something useful like joining the Peace Core and becoming an electrical conductor in an equatorial Africa bush village electrification program
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Old 05-14-2007, 06:49 PM   #24
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Could we just simplify the process by electrifying them while they're peon?

Yeah, I know, mythbusters proved that doesnt work.
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Old 05-15-2007, 09:37 AM   #25
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However, there was one moderator here who I think should have been tarred and feathered for his M.O. of suddenly and without warning running into an ongoing calm thread, throwing in his usual wild political hand grenade, then running out because he couldn't stand the heat of any rebuttal.
The only discussions that were 'calm' were right-wingers making political comments and agreeing with each other. Since this is not right wing talk radio, I thought I'd give you the other viewpoint and disagree with you. I only 'left' the debate when the arguements became so lame they did not merit any more time and effort from me.

You guys just hate it when anyone disagrees with you. But think about it, it would be kind of hard for me to be the 'only one' throwing 'wild political hand grenades'.
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Old 05-15-2007, 04:47 PM   #26
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Hey Telly...at least he knew who you were talking about.

I suppose the big problem here is having mods do the modding from their own personal accounts. In the rare occasions I've been stupid enough to agree to be a moderator, I either insisted on a generic 'moderator x' account or if that wasnt feasible, recognized that I sometimes had to mute my own personal opinions and not say things to further inflame discussions...because thats sorta the opposite of what mods are supposed to do.

Isnt it?

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I suppose the big problem here is having mods do the modding from their own personal accounts. In the rare occasions I've been stupid enough to agree to be a moderator, I either insisted on a generic 'moderator x' account or if that wasnt feasible, recognized that I sometimes had to mute my own personal opinions and not say things to further inflame discussions...because thats sorta the opposite of what mods are supposed to do.
Oh... you mean like, "Moderator_in_Tampa?"
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Oh... you mean like, "Moderator_in_Tampa?"
Yep, like "REWawho?"

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In the rare occasions I've been stupid enough to agree to be a moderator....................
Yup, fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me!
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Old 05-15-2007, 09:35 PM   #30
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I would like to apply for moderator-supremeo, il duce, kahones#1:
Change my name to: OglingAsian-nymphettesPervertedly (to hide my former ID)
OAP, still sentient AND able to think, rational (red welts, etc) and lusty.

Great attributes for moderation.

And my intelligence would be demonstrated with statements (moderator quality) like:
"Don't let the window hit you in the nuts on the way out". Very mature, is it not?

Like Ol'Bama, I think Okra will support me.

sgeee, you are a hoot, maybe a bit to intellectual for this crowd but remember most of us just dropped off a turnip truck or better yet a trash truck (sub). I loved the smell of trash in the mornings, bossing those guys at the back of the truck, I was the driver. I DEMAND respect, Sanitation put me up front.

I just put a cast iron plate over my rear so the door won't hurt. Is banning me again really worth the effort. But please visit my blog. I've posted it's location here many times (zero +) and yet no one visits. Google claims the 1 cent I'm due in 2009 will be in centimes instead.
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Old 05-15-2007, 09:37 PM   #31
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I would like to apply for moderator-supremeo, il duce, kahones#1:
Change my name to: OglingAsian-nymphettesPervertedly (to hide my former ID)
OAP, still sentient AND able to think, rational (red welts, etc) and lusty.

Great attributes for moderation.

And my intelligence would be demonstrated with statements (moderator quality) like:
"Don't let the window hit you in the nuts on the way out". Very mature, is it not?

Like Ol'Bama, I think Okra will support me.

sgeee, you are a hoot, maybe a bit to intellectual for this crowd but remember most of us just dropped off a turnip truck or better yet a trash truck (sub). I loved the smell of trash in the mornings, bossing those guys at the back of the truck, I was the driver. I DEMAND respect, Sanitation put me up front.

I just put a cast iron plate over my rear so the door won't hurt. Is banning me again really worth the effort. But please visit my blog. I've posted it's location here many times (zero +) and yet no one visits. Google claims the 1 cent I'm due in 2009 will be in centimes instead.
You got my vote. At least you are as unstable as I am.
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Old 05-15-2007, 10:10 PM   #32
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Mwsinron,
Unstability, is immortalized in Winston Churchill's famous speech to the Lord Mayor of London on the bombing of the East End.

Thanks for the vote:
OAP 1, Challengers 0

"Tip a canoe, and tie her too", was already used, so I avoided that, sounded to perverted.

If elected I will allow"
1. Semi-nude pictures of Asian women, Jessica Alba, Paris Hilton in prison, and a smattering of Gloria Allred (must be fully clothed with mouth shut, limited selection)
2. Waist-up only nude photos of Brad Pitt, Al Franken (satisfy DT and martha) and any nude Bill Clinton photos.

I need your vote, pull the lever.
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Old 05-15-2007, 10:13 PM   #33
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Woah woah the nekkid Billy Clinton pictures. But Al ... ok


Wasnt it tipper a canoe and gore too?
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Old 05-16-2007, 06:35 AM   #34
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"You didn't have to squeeze it, but you did, but you did, but you did, so I'll spank you..." Sam & Dave

"Dressed up in drag..." The Buckinghams

"I haven't had any in so long I forget who gets tied up..." HFWR

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Old 05-16-2007, 07:25 AM   #35
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I vote for: stay weird, type your posts left handed and with one finger, mis spell a lot AND always, always

do some posts before AND after your second cup of coffee - that way you will be sure to stay on your medication.

Remind me - who is that guy named Kinky in Texas? Or?

heh heh heh - Bless those who moderate.
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Old 05-16-2007, 11:10 AM   #36
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Mwsinron, every time someone mentions Tipper Gore, I lose my libido for minutes.

HFWR, never ever try it with both of you tied up. Trying to flip open my cell with my nose and dial 911 still haunts me.

But I like the ideas, how bout this.
"IF elected to moderate this august body, I rule with a latex hand and spank anyone utilizing the board's rules in a bent fashion."

Has a Rutherford B. Hayes tone to it.

UncleMick2, try my favorite breakfast beverage, a piping hot cup of Stoli. After the second cup you'll be typing with your nose, at least until the drool shorts out the keyboard. I think the Kinky guy in Texas is Old Rancher but I could be wrong.

If HFWR is voting OAP, then it's
OAP 2 , Challengers 0

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Old 05-19-2007, 01:05 AM   #37
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I've been camping and away from the internet for the past week, but I'm glad to see this thread finally found it's stride.

Good to hear from you again, OAP. I looked for your web site recently, but the link I had was broken. Can you post it again?
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