posted on Dec, 28 2008 @ 03:32 PM
reply to post by jsobecky
When a member's communications go un-acknowledged, his posts are deleted, and other more blatant offenses are allowed to remain, this can be
interpreted as selective moderation.
You know as well as I do, Jso, that we're human...subject to the same foibles as everyone else. Yes, occaisionally political bias, or any other sort
of bias will sneak through our objectivity...hey, it happens. I'm not saying that's a good thing, it isn't...but it happens.
But in the long run, and you've been here long enough to know this, it evens out. Someone get's away with calling someone something vile, they
think they can always do it, well they can't, there's only so many of us. There are last I counted something around half a million posts on
ATS/BTS, we can't possibly see everything that gets written. That's why we depend so very heavily on our fellow members to point these things out
This specific episode that you refer to, I don't know the particulars. Was it intentional? I doubt it. I know you've had runins with various mod
types, or they've had run ins with you, witch ever...lol, I doubt that played a part...I've had my share of runins with members since I took up this
little jaunt into paradise, but I'll still moderate fairly, despite accusations to the contrary. My own personal integrity demands that of me, if
nothing else...and trust me, given the character of the people I share modding duty with, anything less than my honest, and best, efforts would be
unforgivable. They, I am positive, feel exactly the same.
I may, or may not have, allayed your concerns, Jsobecky; but this is my honest opinion, based on several months of observation and interaction with my