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ziq wrote (edited )

My only concern with making everyone a mod is there's still no system in place to undelete things and there's no way to know if someone is going to be a fair mod or delete everything on a forum out of spite.

Conniecommie was editting people's comments on a forum she mods to make them (me) say ridiculous things, then banning everyone she doesn't like. Not everyone is suited to moderating. It takes a lot of restraint to not abuse a mod position in such a politically charged climate.

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ergdj5 wrote

IMO, mod positions shouldn't be handed out like candy; but the idea of free association should come into play here, and if the mods suck, you make your own forum since it takes next to no effort to do so.

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ziq wrote

I agree, except for the major (featured) forums where admins should keep a closer eye on the mods. This site isn't big enough that we can just all move to f/news2 when an f/news mod decides to ban all their political opponents.

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ziq wrote

Also a note re:promotion. You need to be ready to deal with reactionary trolls that will always show up to accuse the place of being a fed honeypot filled with rapists and pedos.