Age limit

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Do you think there should be an age limit for moderators and admins of websites?

  1. Yes at least 18 years or older.

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  1. Live Again
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    Do you think there should be an age limit for moderators and admins of websites?

    I for one think people should be 18+ to become a moderator and admins not saying people are not mature at ages under 18 but you dont see as much of power abuse and other things from 18+ Mods/Admins.

    Also this is for mods/admins that don't own the site.
     


  2. juggernaut911

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    Someone doesn't like Sinkhead...
     
  3. Doomsday Forte

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    Well, that's a bit of a hard topic to talk about...

    Though I do admit, if you're the administrator of a website, you should at least be of a good age. If you're, say, 10-13 and you're running a site...chances are you're running a basic forum that no one attends, and you're probably a shitty moderator anyway. [​IMG]

    Uh, not to say that any of our 10-13 year old admins/mods are bad, I mean. Oh no sir.
     
  4. Linkiboy

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    Who cares what your age is?

    It should be how you act.
     
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    Well I was made a mod when I was 17 and I don't believe I've had any more issues that those who are over 18 have (so I'd obviously be biased in my choice made). If anything I'd say the likes of sinkhead have done an even better job - based on a lack of complaints I've witnessed anyway (this thread is also based on member's opinions of staff afterall), and he was 15 when he became staff. Age limits just restricts your chances of finding member who posess the key skills that are needed at that point in time. Adding to that I don't see the problem in giving younger members a chance to become staff from an early age, in most cases they should become more able at dealing with issues than others of a similar age who don't have as much experiece. Of course that isn't to say that all staff should be under 18 but it doesn't mean guaranteed failure to the site if the case.
     
  6. Live Again
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    I care I'm sure I'm not the only one, everyone doesn't have the same opinion as you. Some people can actually disagree and not have to follow a crowd.
     
  7. ScuberSteve

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    lol.
    and only i can lol.
     
  8. Linkiboy

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    Then state your reasoning and back it up.
     
  9. ScuberSteve

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    well, some others might be able to lol too.
     
  10. Linkiboy

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    Actually, I'll just state what I'm getting at: OP got butthurt by a mod (Sinkhead) because he was trolling, so now he is finding any way he can get back at Sinki. Not a valid discussion.

    /thread
     
  11. Live Again
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    I believe I have in my first post.

    But ill dumb it down for you

    Younger mods/admins are very immature sure not all but most. You piss off a 15 year old even if your not breaking any rules he will ban you just because you called him/her out on something or said something they did not agree with. They will also ban you just to show off and to be cool/ or get praise from users. I have been on many forums/sites that had underage mods/admins and they were horrible, someone would just disagree once with them or someone the mod/admin were close with and they would go apeshit and ban you in a instant.
     
  12. ScuberSteve

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    THANK YOU FOR FEEDING THE TROLL SOME FUCKING POISON.

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    two posts down, i gave troll some vitamin pills.
     
  13. da_head

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    or JPH xD.

    well personally for me, i was kinda surprised to learn that sinkhead and jph were "mere" kids, but i respected them for what they did before, so why should that change? keep up the good work guys [​IMG]

    besides, i don't think an adult (especially someone attending university, like me) has time to mod a site, especially one of this magnitude. so i say all ages, if they've proved themselves worthy.
     
  14. ScuberSteve

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    I'm not banned.
    I've done mean things to 1 out of the 2 young mods.
    SEEM PROFESSIONAL?
     
  15. Linkiboy

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    Oh, is that so?
     
  16. ScuberSteve

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    FUCK, WE CAN'T STOP FEEDING IT
     
  17. Live Again
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    Here is my proof of what a admin/mod that is underage would say. (15 year old)


    Sorry to tell you but you are wrong, there you go talking about something you don't know always claiming your right and everyone else who states something different is wrong.

    I am not making this thread because of that but a second warn that was for something that was not against the rules and because I trolled you he "tried" to find something to hit me with another warn with. He just wants me to get banned cause he is pissed of what I said about you.

    Suck it up and come back when you have grown pubes.

    TL;DR
    Sinkhead is pissed and abuses his power. Which I have already contacted admin about.
     
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  19. da_head

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    OMFG ITS GONNA BLOW!! RUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUN
     
  20. ScuberSteve

    ScuberSteve Newbie

    [​IMG]
     
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