Do GBAtemp admins ever abuse their power?

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  1. leafeon34
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    leafeon34 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    As far as I've seen GBAtemp admins are not only handsome, but quite lenient when it comes to warning or banning someone. But have there ever been instances where a user was punished because an admin was feeling pissed off or just wanted to have some fun? If I were an admin I'd do that from time to time.
     
  2. Quantumcat

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    If they do, we have no way to know because we aren't allowed to ask about their decisions and the banned person can't tell their story.
     
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  4. PabloMK7

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    If you like doing that, it doesn't mean all the admins on all the forums like it as well ;)
     
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    There was one staff member who was banned from abusing their power and that was JPH. Otherwise the staff is rather relaxed around here.
     
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  6. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Define abusing power. :unsure:
     
  7. DinohScene

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    Staff abuses power to have some fun with people.

    p1ngpong = best mod.
     
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  8. Saiyan Lusitano

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    It's not possible to tell.

    GBATemp isn't a website that's about posting deals and where staff members get a commission so it's much more subtle how things work.
     
  9. CeeDee

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    Yes.

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    Dead man tell no tales.
     
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    Yeah, last night a gbatemp admin came to my house and ate all my food.
     
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    Dang man, I knew I wasn't the only one :(
     
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  13. Dayfid

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    It's an internet forum. It's not that deep. lol

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  14. Hells Malice

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    Not the admins, no.
    Most of the mods are good too.

    Forums with rampant power abuse end up a cesspool like gamefaqs. So that's a clear sign already.
     
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    >.> <.< an admin beat me up once. >.> <.<
     
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  18. AbyssalMonkey

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    You can't really abuse power in an area you own. They more or less control the website, so they get to decide what goes.

    On that note, it's entirely a personal opinion to the users as to what "abuse of power" is.
     
  19. migles

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    yes, they do abuse it all the time, gbatemp mods are just a bunch of psychopath extremists, either they don't give a damn about what is going on, or they grab you and turn all your stuff into shame material and everyone will then laugh at you
     
  20. StarTrekVoyager

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    Since asking anything related to a mod decision is not allowed and grants you a ban, you wouldn't be able to do anything :P
     
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