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Originally posted by budski
Unless a mod's actively moderating a thread I always assume they're just posting as a member anyway.
Originally posted by antar
Although I do not always agree with every mod,
Originally posted by yeahright
Would it come as a surprise to learn that the mods don't always agree with every mod?
Originally posted by sanchoearlyjones
Okay, first off mod's are just like any other person. They are given 'power' over other members, and I don't know if that's good for them, or bad. It could lead to either boot licking over petty power popularity issues by members, or to member's shying away/ignoring them.
I've wondered about how being a mod would have effected their enjoyment of the site; as many mods have signature's of t&c's, or other corporate ats how to's. To myself it looks to end as more of a chore with less enjoyment.
Personally, I'd never want to be a mod. It would ruin the site for me. I like having my opinion. The only thing that slows the expression down just a tad is having my posting abilities yanked from time to time due to using naughty words...........And that's okay. I understand there is a general code of conduct; which the mods must enforce.
Of note to any mods still reading this, I've had people u2u me that the same mod has continually written them warnings, fines, or bans. As though they are being cyber stocked by one mod who obviously didn't like what said member(s) had to say somewhere........at least that is the way I've heard it.
Any responses to that?? Really as the mods above have said very well, and very unbiased; ya' are only human. What is the 'safe gaurd' if any to abuses by a certain mod?
bet many a mod won't show their faces/opinions in
Originally posted by mblahnikluver
and yet there is no "mod edit one line rule" link thingy.
Originally posted by jd140
They all follow the T&C, but if they disagree with you then they are more likely to be stricter then they would if they agreed with you. Everybody with a little bit of power operates that way.
It is to their discreation on how strict they can be. If you constantly butt heads with a mod then they will be strict on you. If you are buddy, buddy with them then they will be lax with the rules.