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Originally posted by DeltaNine
The only shame I can see with them is when a mod gives one out for petty, trivial "offences".
Originally posted by spliff4020
I notice an unusual silence from the mods. Hmmm.. probably scared of more work for free...lol.
Originally posted by spacedoubt
The idea has been tossed around in one form or another for a while.
The last post in this page
Tells me that S.O. has, at least pondered the thought.
Originally posted by RANT
Ah! paperclip is getting a little pink too I see.
Originally posted by paperclip
Anyways, I got a question:
I know mods can't get an aplause but can they get warns?
Can they warn themselves?!
Warnings have been found to be more effective if they are between the warned member and staff.Warnings are not meant to be a form of public castigation.The purpose is not to mark a member down but to show that staff are serious.Some attention seeking members seemed to think that getting as many warns as possible showed how "bad" they were.That has stopped.
The applause function is a matter of individual staff opinion.Members who are applauded know they have been applauded.As Wordwatcher said you can always ask the applauded member.Some members might complain about why so-and-so's post was applauded and their one was not when it is not a science it is just an opinion of staff.Turning an pleasant opportunity for staff to pat members on the back into a pain in the butt.