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Moderator Wanted

Postby Pooky » Sun Sep 05, 2010 10:40 am

We are seeking a new moderator, if you are interested then send me a message. Let me know why you would like to be a mod.

A mod needs to be around daily to check on the forum.

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby Pooky » Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:39 pm

It seems the many moderators for the board have not been around for ages, so I am on the search for some new ones as unfortunately the spammers seem to be attacking the board recently. :( So I am on the lookout for someone who is around daily who can look after the forum.

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby gherkin001 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:54 am

I'm still here pooky, but could really use an extra pair of hands

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby Pooky » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:50 pm

Anyone want to come aboard for moderation?

The board is constantly being spammed and I am not around as often as I should be to delete so could really do with some extra help to keep on top of it.

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby BinaryBovine » Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:00 pm

I'm kind of busy over the holidays but once the school term starts in a week I should be free to help moderate. I'm new to this forum but not to forums in general, give me the basic rules to follow and enforce and I should be able to help I think. PM me if you think I can help in any way...

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby Shadwell » Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:56 am

Hi all, just to let you know I am a Mod here, even though Pooky hasn't done a post for me yet. but think Pooky is still looking for another Mod.

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby RedRevolver » Fri May 18, 2018 12:54 am

[quote="Shadwell"]Hi all, just to let you know I am a Mod here, even though Pooky hasn't done a post for me yet. but think Pooky is still looking for another Mod.[/quote]

Hello, Shadwell 'ere...

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby Tom fod » Fri May 18, 2018 8:41 am

I sometimes think I need to take a back seat sometimes. We rarely have much 'trounlble'. If there is I'm usually the first to 'pounce' and deal with it. Any thoughts/constructive criticism are welcome.
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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby RedRevolver » Sat May 19, 2018 1:03 am

[quote="Tom fod"]I sometimes think I need to take a back seat sometimes. We rarely have much 'trounlble'. If there is I'm usually the first to 'pounce' and deal with it. Any thoughts/constructive criticism are welcome.[/quote]

Well, if you're not enjoying yourself, probably. If you enjoy it, don't?

You're a great person to talk to Tom but if there's any underlying 'I'm finding this a bit too much responsibility' then, I think you're right. There isn't much trouble and where there is it's usually misunderstandings/sensitive topics and there doesn't seem to be much of that. A lot of forums are a lot worse. :P

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby Tom fod » Sat May 19, 2018 11:23 am

Thank you Just to clarify, I sometimes wonder if I’m too prolific and if I was slower to respond, people might be more inclined to answer each other’s posts? However, I’m also quite conscious that if someone posts and sounds (to me) quite distressed it is a bit cruel/unkind for them to have to wait days for a response to their ‘cry for help’.

Looking after this forum is something that is on the whole very rewarding and really not that big a drain on my time or energy. I passionately feel/hope it is a useful source of info and comfort to many who simply visit to read the forum posts but are shy/reticent about posting themselves.

People have praised the fact that I (we) have a pleasant atmosphere here and I am pleased that is so. Any credit for that is due also to ‘ordinary’ members who themselves are amazing, kind and decent folk.The world needs more like us.
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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby cricketman123 » Wed May 30, 2018 10:37 pm

Tom you do an amazing job as a Moderator. I am a member of a couple of other forums and I am not kidding when I say you are one of the nicest and kindest

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby Tom fod » Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:45 am

Apologies for not saying Thank You sooner, but thank you
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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby Dan » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:07 am

I have no idea if you're still looking for a moderator, but I'm reasonably active here, so I feel that I am up for the task. In terms of why I'd *want* to be a moderator, it's more to just help with running the forum. I don't have an authoritarian bone in me, so it's not like I'd abuse the power, heh. If anything, I find having power over people a little distressing, as I constantly second-guess myself. Anyway, if that's a sufficient explanation and you are indeed still looking for a mod, let me know. :)

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Re: Moderator Wanted

Postby Tom fod » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:35 pm

Dan
Thanks for offer will keep you in mind. Most work is removing spam posts and banning the poster. we rarely have trouble or fierce disagreement requiring active moderation.
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