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Tony Bad

Moderator Candidates Wanted Sat, 01/8/11 11:59 PM (permalink)
We are looking for a person or persons interested in moderating the professionals sections of the forum.
 
If you are interested please send me a personal message and we will put your name in the hat.
 
While the position no longer carries a generous pay package, full health and retirement benefits, or a company car, you will be the envy of your friends and family.
 
Sign up today!
 
 
<message edited by Tony Bad on Sun, 01/9/11 12:01 AM>
 
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    Curbside Grill

    • Total Posts: 3916
    • Joined: 10/11/2007
    • Location: Lawrenceburg, TN
    Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Sun, 01/9/11 3:20 AM (permalink)
    I would hope at least for a cleaning supply allowance. I know not even being a Moderator, when drinking my coffee and reading some posts, have to say replies too, that sometimes coffee droplets are all over the screen and keyboard. But to sit and review all. The cleaning supplies would dwindle fast.
    <message edited by Curbside Grill on Sun, 01/9/11 3:33 AM>
     
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      BillyB

      • Total Posts: 2851
      • Joined: 2/4/2009
      Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Sun, 01/9/11 10:51 AM (permalink)
      Tony, that would be like asking the inmates to watch the prison.....
       
      #3
        THE WILD DOG

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        • Joined: 1/12/2010
        • Location: Hunt Valley, MD
        Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Sun, 01/9/11 11:20 AM (permalink)
        i NOMINATE Billy B
         
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          THE WILD DOG

          • Total Posts: 1465
          • Joined: 1/12/2010
          • Location: Hunt Valley, MD
          Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Sun, 01/9/11 11:20 AM (permalink)
          & Michael Weir aka Old Dude
           
          #5
            Sundancer7

            Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Sun, 01/9/11 11:39 AM (permalink)
            I disagree with your thinking that the main function of a moderator is to eliminate spammers.  Pretty obvious you have no idea what a moderator does.
             
            Almost every week there are issues that have to be addressed due to posters having disagreements that create problems that would otherwise make this forum non appetizing to current members or future members.
             
            Currently there are four moderators that spent hours each week cleaning up the site with spammers and some consistently fueding folks to make the forum appetizing to all members.
             
            There is no pay for the moderators and no benefits.  The moderators work for the love of this forum.  All moderators wish there was no need for them but it is plain to see for all four of us that moderation is necessary.
             
            The moderators get no credit nor ask for it but often get a lot of criticism.  It is done purely for the advancement of the forum.  Most folks have no idea how much mail we get asking for help cleaning up some post or forums. 
             
            Respectfully and sincerely
            Paul E. Smith
            Knoxville, TN
            <message edited by Sundancer7 on Sun, 01/9/11 11:56 AM>
             
            #6
              joclyn

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              • Location: montco, pa
              Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Sun, 01/9/11 2:18 PM (permalink)
              BillyB


              Tony, that would be like asking the inmates to watch the prison.....


              ain't that the truth!
               
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                MikeinRI

                • Total Posts: 1127
                • Joined: 10/25/2008
                • Location: Providence, RI
                Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Sun, 01/9/11 6:03 PM (permalink)
                I think an effective moderator would be someone that has no previous experience with Roadfood.
                 
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                  CCinNJ

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                  • Joined: 7/24/2008
                  • Location: Bayonne, NJ
                  Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Sun, 01/9/11 6:18 PM (permalink)
                  I vote for a stranger that knows his way around a hot dog.
                   
                  #9
                    Tony Bad

                    Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Mon, 01/10/11 9:10 AM (permalink)
                    With all the moaning and whining about how inadequate a job the moderators do and other concerns about our lack of objectivity I thought we'd have a flood of replies looking to help put this ship on the "right" course.
                     
                    one reply so far
                     
                     
                     
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                      Michael Hoffman

                      • Total Posts: 17837
                      • Joined: 7/1/2000
                      • Location: Gahanna, OH
                      Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Mon, 01/10/11 11:18 AM (permalink)
                      Gosh Tony, If not for the fact that I'm so busy removing posts and locking people out on another board I'd be happy to take the job.
                       
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                        BillyB

                        • Total Posts: 2851
                        • Joined: 2/4/2009
                        Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Mon, 01/10/11 12:14 PM (permalink)
                        Michael Hoffman


                        Gosh Tony, If not for the fact that I'm so busy removing posts and locking people out on another board I'd be happy to take the job.


                        GGEEEZZZZZZZ Michael, with knowing what a Mod goes through on another site, with locking people out,putting out fires,removing posts and so on, I would figure you would want to come into Roadfood for pure enjoyment. You wouldn't think a person in that position would disrespect the way things run on another site, you would think a person with those kind of credentials would be more of a help than a hinder................Bill
                         
                        #12
                          Tony Bad

                          Re:Moderator Candidates Wanted Mon, 01/10/11 12:22 PM (permalink)
                          As was noted in initial post in this thread, please submit any interest to me or one of the other moderators as a personal message.
                           
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