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  • Started 6 years ago by DLZ
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DLZ
Posts: 166

I was Wondering how do you Become ( or can ) you become a Moderator ?

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whs
Posts: 17584

DLZ, I guess that's like asking "how do you get knighted by the Queen of England" or "how does the pope pick a Saint" - Very Carefully

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DLZ
Posts: 166

Havent you wanted to know Whs ? i mean you have been here for a While havent you ?

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

With a sword, the first one!

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whs
Posts: 17584

DLZ, to tell you the truth, I never gave it a thought because I am lazy and being a moderator probably involves a LOT of work - besides all the stuff you have to know.

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taybay
Posts: 521

I think Geek gives moderation privileges to those who he deems fit to be moderator. Just be on your best behavior, DLZ. =)

Also, privilege is a terribly difficult word. I had to look it up twice to spell it. I'm not stupid, I swear!

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Install a spellchecker!

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The Geek
Posts: 2059

All things require moderation, including the desire to become a moderator. =)

In all seriousness, being a mod is often used as a status symbol on forums. We aren't going to go down that route... moderators are for moderating, and like whs said, there's work involved. So far we haven't had a lot of need for moderating, since most people have been friendly most of the time... if they aren't then Scott takes them behind the woodshed.

As far as status symbols go, I've got another plan for how to show off your geek status... you'll have to be patient and wait until I actually announce it (down the road).

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whs
Posts: 17584

Hi Geek, who on earth needs status symbols. PLEASE refrain from any such system. I have seen real stupid ones in some other sites.

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mysticgeek
Posts: 0

Please use this forum in MODERATION! HA! I had to say it ... even though I am probably the only one who thinks it is funny.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

and if I was clever enough to answer all the questions, I would use this forum all the time and not in moderation (Ha) but I'm not, so there!

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whs
Posts: 17584

Mysticgeek, you probably only want to hack the bits - but there is life beyond the bits. That's what makes this forum so pleasantly different and friendly.

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The Geek
Posts: 2059

whs:

I'm not actually going to add status symbols to the forum, don't worry =)

Over the next year I'm going to focus on building community in the site as a whole, letting people help out a lot more instead of trying to do everything myself. That will give the opportunity to show off some geek status for helping out... that's all I have to say =P

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whs
Posts: 17584

Hi Geek, that sounds good. Make us work a little. We will support you any way we can.

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DLZ
Posts: 166

I aree With Whs ! Im Behind you all the way !!

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