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Originally posted by jkrog08
I must say I do really feel for the staff here. This “250 Incident” is just another example in a long running list of times the staff tried to do something good and then got bombarded like an artillery strike by half of the members of the site.
I feel sympathy for the mods and amigos who try to do nice things for the members and just get their feeding hands bitten.
Originally posted by TrueAmerican
Many of those who made the 250 club may have done so, but the rare gems in terms of members here are mostly moderators by now, and unfortunately do not post with the frequency they used to.
The truth of the matter is that we really didn't need the 250 club.
But suffice it say that applauses from staff are a very difficult thing to come by around here. The post or thread, and research behind it has to be stellar most of the time to get one- but not always. It is entirely left up to the mods and staff as to what they want to applaud. If you want elite, check the bars- that's where it's at.
Originally posted by whitewave
I'm not here for any points (fortunately), stars, flags, kudos or attaboys that may be offered. It's not like you can put them in your gas tank and get a mile further down the road.
I learned in grade school that being popular doesn't make you right or intelligent or moral or decent; it just means there's a lot of other idiots just like you and they run in packs.
I don't know where this "club" mentality came from. It was a small gift for the Amigo's to those that participate across the board.
Originally posted by intrepid
Others, like myself, are not.
They make some questionable calls in here, but nothing truly dire, this is the Internet after all, and it's not real life.