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      A Few Simple Rules   05/22/2017

      Sailing Anarchy is a very lightly moderated site. This is by design, to afford a more free atmosphere for discussion. There are plenty of sailing forums you can go to where swearing isn't allowed, confrontation is squelched and, and you can have a moderator finger-wag at you for your attitude. SA tries to avoid that and allow for more adult behavior without moderators editing your posts and whacking knuckles with rulers. We don't have a long list of published "thou shalt nots" either, and this is by design. Too many absolute rules paints us into too many corners. So check the Terms of Service - there IS language there about certain types of behavior that is not permitted. We interpret that lightly and permit a lot of latitude, but we DO reserve the right to take action when something is too extreme to tolerate (too racist, graphic, violent, misogynistic, etc.). Yes, that is subjective, but it allows us discretion. Avoiding a laundry list of rules allows for freedom; don't abuse it. However there ARE a few basic rules that will earn you a suspension, and apparently a brief refresher is in order. 1) Allegations of pedophilia - there is no tolerance for this. So if you make allegations, jokes, innuendo or suggestions about child molestation, child pornography, abuse or inappropriate behavior with minors etc. about someone on this board you will get a time out. This is pretty much automatic; this behavior can have real world effect and is not acceptable. Obviously the subject is not banned when discussion of it is apropos, e.g. talking about an item in the news for instance. But allegations or references directed at or about another poster is verboten. 2) Outing people - providing real world identifiable information about users on the forums who prefer to remain anonymous. Yes, some of us post with our real names - not a problem to use them. However many do NOT, and if you find out someone's name keep it to yourself, first or last. This also goes for other identifying information too - employer information etc. You don't need too many pieces of data to figure out who someone really is these days. Depending on severity you might get anything from a scolding to a suspension - so don't do it. I know it can be confusing sometimes for newcomers, as SA has been around almost twenty years and there are some people that throw their real names around and their current Display Name may not match the name they have out in the public. But if in doubt, you don't want to accidentally out some one so use caution, even if it's a personal friend of yours in real life. 3) Posting While Suspended - If you've earned a timeout (these are fairly rare and hard to get), please observe the suspension. If you create a new account (a "Sock Puppet") and return to the forums to post with it before your suspension is up you WILL get more time added to your original suspension and lose your Socks. This behavior may result a permanent ban, since it shows you have zero respect for the few rules we have and the moderating team that is tasked with supporting them. Check the Terms of Service you agreed to; they apply to the individual agreeing, not the account you created, so don't try to Sea Lawyer us if you get caught. Just don't do it. Those are the three that will almost certainly get you into some trouble. IF YOU SEE SOMEONE DO ONE OF THESE THINGS, please do the following: Refrain from quoting the offending text, it makes the thread cleanup a pain in the rear Press the Report button; it is by far the best way to notify Admins as we will get e-mails. Calling out for Admins in the middle of threads, sending us PM's, etc. - there is no guarantee we will get those in a timely fashion. There are multiple Moderators in multiple time zones around the world, and anyone one of us can handle the Report and all of us will be notified about it. But if you PM one Mod directly and he's off line, the problem will get dealt with much more slowly. Other behaviors that you might want to think twice before doing include: Intentionally disrupting threads and discussions repeatedly. Off topic/content free trolling in threads to disrupt dialog Stalking users around the forums with the intent to disrupt content and discussion Repeated posting of overly graphic or scatological porn content. There are plenty web sites for you to get your freak on, don't do it here. And a brief note to Newbies... No, we will not ban people or censor them for dropping F-bombs on you, using foul language, etc. so please don't report it when one of our members gives you a greeting you may find shocking. We do our best not to censor content here and playing swearword police is not in our job descriptions. Sailing Anarchy is more like a bar than a classroom, so handle it like you would meeting someone a little coarse - don't look for the teacher. Thanks.
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Spatial Ed for moderator, place your votes here.

Spatial Ed for Moderator   23 members have voted

  1. 1. Should the Ed put this Ed on the moderator list?

    • Yes, he's the voice of reason and will clean out the sock drawer.
    • No, he's an intolerable asshat and should be flicked with extreme prejudice.
    • None of the above
    • All of the above including #3.

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BJ's throwing in the towel.  Time for a new sheriff.

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The idea of a moderator is they'd be bipartisan.

You are a psychotic lefty loon.  There is zero chance you'd EVER get the job.

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3 minutes ago, Annihilator said:

The idea of a moderator is they'd be bipartisan.

You are a psychotic lefty loon.  There is zero chance you'd EVER get the job.

Only a sock will know i'm a psychotic lefty loon. 

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My first action as moderator will be to rename Political Anarchy to Barefoot Anarchy.  No socks allowed.  You will get tired of winning.  Believe me.

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Its all good Ed i have taken over. I have got the lefts back covered.

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7 hours ago, Spatial Ed said:

BJ's throwing in the towel.  Time for a new sheriff.

Should it be someone named Specious ?

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7 hours ago, Annihilator said:

The idea of a moderator is they'd be bipartisan.

You are a psychotic lefty loon.  There is zero chance you'd EVER get the job.

Typical snowflake

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1 minute ago, Raz'r said:

Typical snowflake

Yes, only your views should be espoused.....

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Speaking only for myself, having Special Ed as a moderator would be like buying someone a gun so he could shoot you.

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Now..who would I nominate? LB, CMilli..and....Sloop...OH..and PointBreak..but he doesn't play on PA anymore.:(

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8 minutes ago, Shortforbob said:

Now..who would I nominate? LB, CMilli..and....Sloop...OH..and PointBreak..but he doesn't play on PA anymore.:(

Moderate has the right name?

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49 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

Its all good Ed i have taken over. I have got the lefts back covered.

With hair?

-DSK

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With the forum owner & his "Administrator" appearing to be left handed, a right handed moderator would have about the same life span as a snowball in hell.

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Well bowled...

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I'd apply, but I'm too busy, and I'd flick anyone I suspected of being a sock, so the population would suffer dramatically....

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I trust that foreign workers have applied for the H1B Visa and have already had a background check done by Homeland Security, which applies to domestic applicants also. 

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The epidemic of craven socks is out of hand. We need somebody to take out the trash.

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41 minutes ago, Mrleft8 said:

I'd apply, but I'm too busy, and I'd flick anyone I suspected of being a sock, so the population would suffer dramatically....

" so the population would suffer dramatically...."

And why would that be a bad thing?

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2 hours ago, LB 15 said:

Well bowled...

Bowls, you say? Right, just placed this one, a steal at $675

 

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That's one BIG bowl movement.

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2 hours ago, Clove Hitch said:

The epidemic of craven socks is out of hand. We need somebody to take out the trash.

My thought exactly.  Someone with enough intestinal fortitude to pull the flick switch then pull out my Johnson to piss on the complaints.  Burn this bitch down!  Bigly.  Believe me!

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2 hours ago, Clove Hitch said:

The epidemic of craven socks is out of hand. We need somebody to take out the trash.

How are they "craven"?  

Cites please.

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1 minute ago, Moderate said:

How are they "craven"?  

Cites please.

We don't need to cite for socks, you should know that, sock.

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Vote for me, I'll flick Moderate.

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Just now, Spatial Ed said:

We don't need to cite for socks, you should know that, sock.

Great argument Specious.......

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Vote for me , Ill flic Ed and Randumb

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Just now, Moderate said:

Vote for me , Ill flic Ed and Randumb

Are you running?

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2 minutes ago, Spatial Ed said:

Are you running?

Why not. Ive nothing to do today but watch 5200 dry 

I hate portlights

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I don't think I want to vote for a running man......

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3 minutes ago, Moderate said:

Why not. Ive nothing to do today but watch 5200 dry 

I hate portlights

Well then cupcake, throw your hat in the ring.  Standing in the peanut gallery throwing shit ain't gonna get it done.

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Just now, Moderate said:

Im not really running. At the moment Im trying to get 5200 out of my beard

You suck some really strange strange.

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1 minute ago, Moderate said:

Im not really running. At the moment Im trying to get 5200 out of my beard

You suck some really strange strange.

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5 minutes ago, Spatial Ed said:

Well then cupcake, throw your hat in the ring.  Standing in the peanut gallery throwing shit ain't gonna get it done.

Sure, make us a poll. Im phone impaired at the moment.

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3 minutes ago, Spatial Ed said:

You suck some really strange strange.

Ed, some of us live on the ocean and own boats.

How far is Colorado Springs from the ocean?

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Moderate will be my first flick, and it will be awesome.  Vote for Ed,

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4 hours ago, LB 15 said:

Its all good Ed i have taken over. I have got the lefts back covered.

I had to laugh. Pretty good mon.

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5 minutes ago, Spatial Ed said:

Moderate will be my first flick, and it will be awesome.  Vote for Ed,

Why cant you tolerate the voice of dissent?

That doesnt seem welcoming or inclusive....

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4 hours ago, Dabnis2 said:

Moderate has the right name?

It seems that Ive been nominated, if in an offhand way.

I accept.. Some men have greatness thrust upon them

Ed and Randumb will be flicked the moment I take the reins of power.  Jocal will remain so we can mock him, plus he gives Tom and Jeff something to do

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5 hours ago, LB 15 said:

Its all good Ed i have taken over. I have got the lefts back covered.

 

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Posted (edited)

If it were a paid position I would do it. I simply cannot afford the time.

note: my political views would have little or  nothing to do with my service style as moderator.

My only "enforcement" would be applied to the outrageously disruptive and / or those who would break the forum rules like outing and pedo.

We probably can't have our style of lively arguments  without the  extremists from each side 

Anyway, my ONLY reason I would seek the position is my CONSERVATIVE side. I love the place the way  it is and I am concerned  a new moderator might ruin our fun by changing it.  

It would cost me a few hundred bucks a week in lost labor time to do the work to keep this place as it has been and I would have to be taught how to do the geek parts.

Summary: I Do NOT want any of you who has a quick fix agenda in the moderator position. I want somebody in the job whose goal is to make it as though nothing has changed 

 

 

Edited by Gouvernail
I always edit

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35 minutes ago, Gouvernail said:

If it were a paid position I would do it. I simply cannot afford the time.

note: my political views would have little or  nothing to do with my service style as moderator.

My only "enforcement" would be applied to the outrageously disruptive and / or those who would break the forum rules like outing and pedo.

We probably can't have our style of lively arguments  without the  extremists from each side 

Anyway, my ONLY reason I would seek the position is my CONSERVATIVE side. I love the place the way  it is and I am concerned  a new moderator might ruin our fun by changing it.  

It would cost me a few hundred bucks a week in lost labor time to do the work to keep this place as it has been and I would have to be taught how to do the geek parts.

Summary: I Do NOT want any of you who has a quick fix agenda in the moderator position. I want somebody in the job whose goal is to make it as though nothing has changed 

 

 

You would be fair IMO.  And your desired outcome (as little change as possible) is desirable. We lucked out with B.J. 

I like Spatial but who would moderate the moderator?

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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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9 minutes ago, jocal505 said:

You would be fair IMO.  And your desired outcome (as little change as possible) is desirable. We lucked out with B.J. 

I like Spatial but who would moderate the moderator?

For PA, what you need is a hard Right moderator, and a hard Left moderator.

They could spend all day moderating, warning, and suspending everyone they thought was a nut for the other side while undoing the other guy's work as fast as it gets done....

The boards DO allow for Moderators by sub-forum BTW, so a moderator for a specific forum may be the shorter term answer.

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We need 3 chambers of moderation..... The executive (Scott) the legislative (?) and the judicial....... A board of moderators who were changed at complete random, from among the members, who are in charge of meting out justice as prescribed by the executive, and legislative branch. Every 6 weeks a new judicial board is picked, saving one member of the old board to act as supreme (And there fore experienced and wise).

 

What could possibly go wrong?

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2 hours ago, Moderate said:

Why cant you tolerate the voice of dissent?

That doesnt seem welcoming or inclusive....

Oh I tolerate right wingers, as long as they don't don socks like you.  All socks will be flicked, left or right in my reign. Vote for Ed.  Make PA great again!

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17 minutes ago, Spatial Ed said:

Oh I tolerate right wingers, as long as they don't don socks like you.  All socks will be flicked, left or right in my reign. Vote for Ed.  Make PA great again!

Wait a second.....did you say reign?

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2 minutes ago, badlatitude said:

Wait a second.....did you say reign?

I believe he did.

That sure inspires confidence.

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I think it should be someone relatively apolitical, like Woody or Dawg. Dawg used to be a mod, he did a good job of it I think.

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57 minutes ago, Mrleft8 said:

We need 3 chambers of moderation..... The executive (Scott) the legislative (?) and the judicial....... A board of moderators who were changed at complete random, from among the members, who are in charge of meting out justice as prescribed by the executive, and legislative branch. Every 6 weeks a new judicial board is picked, saving one member of the old board to act as supreme (And there fore experienced and wise).

 

What could possibly go wrong?

Maybe go with true anarchy, no moderators for a month and see how it works.

We know what will go wrong, but lets see how bad it gets.

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19 minutes ago, mikewof said:

I think it should be someone relatively apolitical, like Woody or Dawg. Dawg used to be a mod, he did a good job of it I think.

Dawg has turned into Meat Wad, no hope there. Woody would be good, like botulism is good. Thins out the herd.

Anyone who wants to do it should be disallowed. It really needs someone who doesn't want to do it and will do that in the most efficient way, starting by getting rid of all the odd socks.

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25 minutes ago, mikewof said:

I think it should be someone relatively apolitical, like Woody or Dawg. Dawg used to be a mod, he did a good job of it I think.

Dawg is NOT apolitical, not at all. And I do not think he and Scot would ever work together again.

Woody is a moron, I wouldn't trust him to open a blister pack without severing an artery, never mind moderate forums in a responsible fashion.

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2 minutes ago, B.J. Porter said:

Dawg is NOT apolitical, not at all. And I do not think he and Scot would ever work together again.

Woody is a moron, I wouldn't trust him to open a blister pack without severing an artery, never mind moderate forums in a responsible fashion.

Dawg took a lot of public humiliation after New Years and keeping his post up was not only heartless it was uncalled for. There were classier ways to handle that.

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1 minute ago, Ishmael said:

Dawg has turned into Meat Wad, no hope there. Woody would be good, like botulism is good. Thins out the herd.

Anyone who wants to do it should be disallowed. It really needs someone who doesn't want to do it and will do that in the most efficient way, starting by getting rid of all the odd socks.

I can state unequivocally that whoever Scot finds should remain private and secret. This job was much, much easier before it was publicly known I was doing it.

I made the mistake many, many years ago of sharing my role with some anarchists I met face to face and trusted. One them them was friends with someone I would not choose to associate with, and let that information slip to a hostile source. It bounced around for ages with that clown and others he blabbed to behind the scenes constantly trying to out me, until I dropped off the grid cruising and there was no one to clean up their posts.

If someone is found, I don't even want to know who it is when it happens. Zero leaks.

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Just now, badlatitude said:
5 minutes ago, B.J. Porter said:

Dawg is NOT apolitical, not at all. And I do not think he and Scot would ever work together again.

Woody is a moron, I wouldn't trust him to open a blister pack without severing an artery, never mind moderate forums in a responsible fashion.

Dawg took a lot of public humiliation after New Years and keeping his post up was not only heartless it was uncalled for. There were classier ways to handle that.

I have no idea what you are even talking about.

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Just now, B.J. Porter said:

I have no idea what you are even talking about.

There was a rough set of rules posted just prior to New Years and there was a notice that the mod had no business posting them. The original post was locked and sat up there for at least two months before it was taken down.

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20 minutes ago, Moderate said:

Maybe go with true anarchy, no moderators for a month and see how it works.

We know what will go wrong, but lets see how bad it gets.

Good God man, have you never read 'Lord of the Flies'?

Some of the stupider members will take advantage of the absence of a hall monitor and start do all kinds of bullshit, including posting previously banned images.

Like this ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7 minutes ago, badlatitude said:
10 minutes ago, B.J. Porter said:

I have no idea what you are even talking about.

There was a rough set of rules posted just prior to New Years and there was a notice that the mod had no business posting them. The original post was locked and sat up there for at least two months before it was taken down.

I have no recollection of this, or when and how it happened. Dawg hasn't had moderator privileges to pin a thread or make an announcement in years. The only accounts that could do that were me, Scot, or Zapata. Maybe Clean could but I don't think so, and I'm not sure he'd know how to anyway.

Unless I am misunderstanding what you are talking about.

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5 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

Good God man, have you never read 'Lord of the Flies'?

Some of the stupider members will take advantage of the absence of a hall monitor and start do all kinds of bullshit, including posting previously banned images.

Like this ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Might be good for a laugh or 2

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7 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

Good God man, have you never read 'Lord of the Flies'?

Some of the stupider members will take advantage of the absence of a hall monitor and start do all kinds of bullshit, including posting previously banned images.

Like this ...

 

Zapata is still quite active and able to handle things if they get out of hand.

However, you may find that Zapata is not as lenient or patient as I was.

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3 minutes ago, B.J. Porter said:

I have no recollection of this, or when and how it happened. Dawg hasn't had moderator privileges to pin a thread or make an announcement in years. The only accounts that could do that were me, Scot, or Zapata. Maybe Clean could but I don't think so, and I'm not sure he'd know how to anyway.

Unless I am misunderstanding what you are talking about.

It was clearly Dawg and he went on a rant about liberals and a bunch of crap I can't remember, the post was up a day or two and there was an announcement that the moderator had no authority to publish and the post was left up by what I saw as a punishment for a long time.

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Just now, badlatitude said:

It was clearly Dawg and he went on a rant about liberals and a bunch of crap I can't remember, the post was up a day or two and there was an announcement that the moderator had no authority to publish and the post was left up by what I saw as a punishment for a long time.

This year? As in 2017?

No way he could have done that.

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Just now, B.J. Porter said:

This year? As in 2017?

No way he could have done that.

It was just prior to this last new years.

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11 minutes ago, B.J. Porter said:

This year? As in 2017?

No way he could have done that.

It was just prior to this last new years. I just got back to December 29, and of course, the header is the modern header and not what was up at the time. 

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As your new Lord I promise to flick Randumb and half of Gouvs socks

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21 minutes ago, Moderate said:

As your new Lord I promise to flick Randumb and half of Gouvs socks

What is your problem with socks?? 

And

why do you not consider Moderate to be an unacceptable sock?? 

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Where's your tax returns, birth certificate, HS & College qualifications

put 'em on the table or fuck off.

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2 hours ago, badlatitude said:
2 hours ago, B.J. Porter said:

This year? As in 2017?

No way he could have done that.

It was just prior to this last new years. I just got back to December 29, and of course, the header is the modern header and not what was up at the time.

I was monitoring things then...I really don't recall it.

But Dawg has not had permissions to do something like that in ages. The list is very small that could.

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There is a heap of good folks here that might take the job. Keep it under wraps BJ has taken way too much heat as a known moderator. It has changed him no doubt in that.

 

Eddie now that would be funny for a day but in reality it would be like hiring Charles Manson to be the clown at your kids birthday party it wont end well.

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So, a sock to monitor socks. Sock Master Flash?

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6 hours ago, Moderate said:

As your new Lord I promise to flick Randumb and half of Gouvs socks

I think the old lord will have something in store... for such taking its name in veign!

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8 hours ago, B.J. Porter said:

Dawg is NOT apolitical, not at all. And I do not think he and Scot would ever work together again.

Woody is a moron, I wouldn't trust him to open a blister pack without severing an artery, never mind moderate forums in a responsible fashion.

Woody is apolitical. Dawg isn't, neither are you, but I thought that you both did a good job.

Woody is extremely intelligent, the dumb thing is just the way he comes across on the internet. 

This site is too big for one mod. If it were my site, I would try to find one mod per larger category (i.e.  general, kites, cruising, fixit, political) and then let any mod delete spam at will anywhere on the site. If any mod goes unanarchic, then the other mods can disconnect him or her.

I used to mod a motorcycle forum, it's the spam that represents the biggest threat to any forum, not the anarchy. It's like weeds. If it isn't yanked right away, it spreads like wildfire. I suspect that most people have no idea how much work it is to moderate a forum, it's an unpaid part time job. It needs to be someone with a ton of free time. Even a lot of retirees wouldn't want to take the time to do it.

Yeah, a lot of folks want the power to see which sock belongs to who. But long haul moderating, for months and years is a different beast.

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8 hours ago, Moderate said:

Maybe go with true anarchy, no moderators for a month and see how it works.

We know what will go wrong, but lets see how bad it gets.

That won't work. The site will be clogged by spambots within the month, hawking links to Cialis, dating websites and penis enlargement pills. A lot of Anarchists might not notice the difference, but still ...

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11 hours ago, Spatial Ed said:

Moderate will be my first flick, and it will be awesome.  Vote for Ed,

Will it happen on your first day in office and be So Easy? Will you be honored to sign it into law?

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18 minutes ago, mikewof said:

Woody is apolitical. Dawg isn't, neither are you, but I thought that you both did a good job.

Woody is extremely intelligent, the dumb thing is just the way he comes across on the internet. 

This site is too big for one mod. If it were my site, I would try to find one mod per larger category (i.e.  general, kites, cruising, fixit, political) and then let any mod delete spam at will anywhere on the site. If any mod goes unanarchic, then the other mods can disconnect him or her.

I used to mod a motorcycle forum, it's the spam that represents the biggest threat to any forum, not the anarchy. It's like weeds. If it isn't yanked right away, it spreads like wildfire. I suspect that most people have no idea how much work it is to moderate a forum, it's an unpaid part time job. It needs to be someone with a ton of free time. Even a lot of retirees wouldn't want to take the time to do it.

Yeah, a lot of folks want the power to see which sock belongs to who. But long haul moderating, for months and years is a different beast.

I am retired, have lots of time & I could help  weed out the liberals, kind of a reversal of the present situation.

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1 minute ago, Dabnis2 said:

I am retired, have lots of time & I could help  weed out the liberals, kind of a reversal of the present situation.

I just rethought this. I think the correct way to moderate all of these forums is to hire a disinterested person, like some college computer science student, pay him or her for two hours a day at minimum wage, 7 days a week. Largely with the task of fixing lockouts, deleting spam and managing upgrades.

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31 minutes ago, mikewof said:

Woody is apolitical. Dawg isn't, neither are you, but I thought that you both did a good job.

Woody is extremely intelligent, the dumb thing is just the way he comes across on the internet. 

This site is too big for one mod. If it were my site, I would try to find one mod per larger category (i.e.  general, kites, cruising, fixit, political) and then let any mod delete spam at will anywhere on the site. If any mod goes unanarchic, then the other mods can disconnect him or her.

I used to mod a motorcycle forum, it's the spam that represents the biggest threat to any forum, not the anarchy. It's like weeds. If it isn't yanked right away, it spreads like wildfire. I suspect that most people have no idea how much work it is to moderate a forum, it's an unpaid part time job. It needs to be someone with a ton of free time. Even a lot of retirees wouldn't want to take the time to do it.

Yeah, a lot of folks want the power to see which sock belongs to who. But long haul moderating, for months and years is a different beast.

I've met Woody, face to face. He about as incoherent in real life as he is on here. "Extremely intelligent" is not the way I would characterize him. He is utterly inappropriate for the job. Hell I wouldn't want to give him the admin tools just because what he'd fuck up accidentally, never mind having absolutely no trust of his judgement.

Mike - you have not seen everything that I've seen here. Just sayin'.

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1 minute ago, B.J. Porter said:

I've met Woody, face to face. He about as incoherent in real life as he is on here. "Extremely intelligent" is not the way I would characterize him. He is utterly inappropriate for the job. Hell I wouldn't want to give him the admin tools just because what he'd fuck up accidentally, never mind having absolutely no trust of his judgement.

Mike - you have not seen everything that I've seen here. Just sayin'.

As long as it isn't someone from "the left".  Those People are unfit for the job. 

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1 minute ago, Sol Rosenberg said:
3 minutes ago, B.J. Porter said:

I've met Woody, face to face. He about as incoherent in real life as he is on here. "Extremely intelligent" is not the way I would characterize him. He is utterly inappropriate for the job. Hell I wouldn't want to give him the admin tools just because what he'd fuck up accidentally, never mind having absolutely no trust of his judgement.

Mike - you have not seen everything that I've seen here. Just sayin'.

As long as it isn't someone from "the left".  Those People are unfit for the job. 

Not that. Any lefty would obvious abuse his powers and get rid of all the open racists and right wingers. Clearly...

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12 hours ago, Mrleft8 said:

That's one BIG bowl movement.

It is Ambrosia Maple, from "Back east" I think you are from "Back east?" I hear there are lots of repeat violent crime criminals "Back east"? Be careful, my  boy. 

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Just now, B.J. Porter said:

Not that. Any lefty would obvious abuse his powers and get rid of all the open racists and right wingers. Clearly...

As long as its someone with a moral backbone then it really doesn't matter. As rabid as Trump has made you since he came to be it didnt affect how you did the job and i think most here would agree that you kept your politics out of the job at hand. You deserve a thank you for that

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27 minutes ago, Turd Sandwich said:
31 minutes ago, B.J. Porter said:

Not that. Any lefty would obvious abuse his powers and get rid of all the open racists and right wingers. Clearly...

As long as its someone with a moral backbone then it really doesn't matter. As rabid as Trump has made you since he came to be it didnt affect how you did the job and i think most here would agree that you kept your politics out of the job at hand. You deserve a thank you for that

It would seem many do not agree with how I did the job as well...but I appreciate the kind words.

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1 hour ago, Turd Sandwich said:

Woofey for Moderator

You have found your calling

You're nominating me to work my ass to the assbone for $0 and public ridicule with sprinklings of scapegoating and simmering hatred?

Thanks, but I already have a wife and kids.

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1 hour ago, B.J. Porter said:

I've met Woody, face to face. He about as incoherent in real life as he is on here. "Extremely intelligent" is not the way I would characterize him. He is utterly inappropriate for the job. Hell I wouldn't want to give him the admin tools just because what he'd fuck up accidentally, never mind having absolutely no trust of his judgement.

Mike - you have not seen everything that I've seen here. Just sayin'.

He and I are friendly offline.

Yeah, I could envision him accidentally deleting the entire forum, which would be kind of hilarious, but in general, Woody is a wonderful human. He's smart as a Labrador, charming as a Tuesday morning vicar and according to the ladies, he's hung like a donkey.

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1 hour ago, B.J. Porter said:

It would seem many do not agree with how I did the job as well...but I appreciate the kind words.

You caught a lot of flack because of your politics VS theirs that they twisted into how you went about being a moderator. It was bullshit but it points out why the moderator's identity should remain masked. Once you were stripped of the alternate ID they made it personal. I'm really surprised that you just didnt say i quit at that point even if it was just to bring another ID into play and lie about it.

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1 hour ago, B.J. Porter said:

It would seem many do not agree with how I did the job as well...but I appreciate the kind words.

I can say without reservation that I never had any fear of 'retribution' or bullshit, even though we disagree on several political points.

I think you did fine as a moderator and thank you for all the time you put in. It's a thankless job - except when it's not.  Thank you.

 

 

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1 hour ago, B.J. Porter said:

It would seem many do not agree with how I did the job as well...but I appreciate the kind words.

I agree, Zapata said something like you "Saved my ass", or words to that effect. I notice his avatar is a large hammer, it appears he may enjoy his work?

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3 hours ago, Sol Rosenberg said:

Will it happen on your first day in office and be So Easy? Will you be honored to sign it into law?

I'll start flicking socks right after the inauguration which will the biggest ever.  Period.

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You know this is starting to look like fun. Would it be out of line if I offered the Ed a new Corvette if he selected me?

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14 minutes ago, badlatitude said:

You know this is starting to look like fun. Would it be out of line if I offered the Ed a new Corvette if he selected me?

Ed only drives chick cars...

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2 hours ago, Spatial Ed said:

I'll start flicking socks right after the inauguration which will the biggest ever.  Period.

Ive heard rumours of Russian involvement.

Have the commies penetrated the sacred hallows of PA?

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16 hours ago, Spatial Ed said:

Oh I tolerate right wingers, as long as they don't don socks like you.  All socks will be flicked, left or right in my reign. Vote for Ed.  Make PA great again!

Sorry Ed, Im not a sock, this is my only login

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3 minutes ago, Moderate said:

Sorry Ed, Im not a sock, this is my only login

his complaint r fun funny as he gots  at least 4 of dem  running a round 

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14 hours ago, Gouvernail said:

What is your problem with socks?? 

And

why do you not consider Moderate to be an unacceptable sock?? 

Just fuckin with ya guv, I like Holly Goodhead and Im glad youve retired Bosdumb

Socktabulous

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11 hours ago, Moderate said:
On 6/19/2017 at 1:50 PM, Spatial Ed said:

Oh I tolerate right wingers, as long as they don't don socks like you.  All socks will be flicked, left or right in my reign. Vote for Ed.  Make PA great again!

Sorry Ed, Im not a sock, this is my only login

Ed is Gayty.

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7 hours ago, Moderate said:

Ed, are you just going to let your thread die?

You socks are just making the case that I need to be a mod.  Let the sock hunt begin, release the hounds!

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On 6/19/2017 at 0:28 PM, Gouvernail said:

If it were a paid position I would do it. I simply cannot afford the time.

note: my political views would have little or  nothing to do with my service style as moderator.

My only "enforcement" would be applied to the outrageously disruptive and / or those who would break the forum rules like outing and pedo.

We probably can't have our style of lively arguments  without the  extremists from each side 

Anyway, my ONLY reason I would seek the position is my CONSERVATIVE side. I love the place the way  it is and I am concerned  a new moderator might ruin our fun by changing it.  

It would cost me a few hundred bucks a week in lost labor time to do the work to keep this place as it has been and I would have to be taught how to do the geek parts.

Summary: I Do NOT want any of you who has a quick fix agenda in the moderator position. I want somebody in the job whose goal is to make it as though nothing has changed 

 

 

If you've got time to type that crap your time's not worth much at all.

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22 hours ago, Turd Sandwich said:

Do i have a second?

Take a whole minute.... No rush.....

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