Personally, I've probably handed out more applauses to those who DISAGREE with me, more than those that do, when they back it up with good evidence
It's a DISCUSSION site, not an agreement site. If we all agreed, there would be no intelligent discussion.
It helps to understand why someone is a mod.
1. They care about the site, and it's success.
2. They show knowledge and intelligence about the subjects discussed here.
3. They show the ability to remain calm, even when being taken to task.
4. They show the capacity for fairness.
These are the things the staff looks for when suggesting/creating new mods.
It does NOT mean than any mod's opinion is any more or less important than any other member, and should not be taken that way. Any member (mods
included) opinion should be judged on that member's previous input...not any kind of role here on the board.
Correct, but now you have the ability to hinder me opinion, as I do not you.
I do not have the ability to hinder what you say or what you do , as I cannot police your words and the contents of the T&C of ATS.
This is incorrect. Use the complaint feature.
As a member, it is your right to call out a mod if you believe he or she is acting in a way not consistent with the terms and conditions of this site
(or is abusing mod powers). He or she can (and will) receive the same actions as taken with any other member. (i.e. Mods have been warned,
post-banned, banned, etc.). Sure, it is rare, but it does happen. (I've even received a warn or two, since...
[edit on 27-8-2010 by Gazrok]