Have you ever been a moderator?

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Have you been a moderator?

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  1. tj_cool
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    tj_cool Site dev

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    Like the title says, have you ever been a moderator on a forum?

    I have been a moderator on 2 dutch boards, but they had to stop [​IMG]
    Currently I mod the USB loader (GX) boards (please visit us if you're interested [​IMG])

    But what about you? Have you been asked to be moderator, or did you create a forum yourself? Or something else? [​IMG]


    Note: with other staff I mean thing like Podcast crew or Magazine staff (even if they have mod powers) here
     
  2. Ireland 1

    Ireland 1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    yeah i am mod and admin for the bebo page fast carz "Say something!"
     
  3. nadoon

    nadoon Banned

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    No, I wish to be a moderator. I don't think it will happen. [​IMG] I won't give up though. Well, the thing is, A few weeks ago I bumped and got warned. Trying to get rid of warn now.
     
  4. zuron7

    zuron7 RBYG

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    I've never been a forum mod.
    I just started doing forums.Before I used to do more of CP(club penguin)and other stuff.But then I got bored of it.
     
  5. Domination

    Domination GBAtemp Psycho!

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    No. I'm too fail to be one. Any admin taht makes me a mod must be out of his mind.

    But I think I remember quite a number of mods on other forums here...
     
  6. mrfatso

    mrfatso That guy!!

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    @Your Home,behind the sofa
    As for me, i was an admin at an xbox forum, but it got closed because it was too dead and both of us were not able to recruit more people, even when we made a recruitment thread at a few popular rom sites. It was pretty fun while it lasted for a week or so [​IMG] Looking at the options and etc.

    O ya, speaking of, i think i was an admin at a old unofficial cheat forum as well, not sure what happen to that forum

    Currently, only mod position would be at the cheats.gbatemp forum, but meh, i didn't do much, other than ban a few advertisement jerks and banning morons who cant think.
     
  7. Kwartel

    Kwartel The fairest in all the land

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    Moderator on a Dutch DS forum, just a small one.
     
  8. Raika

    Raika uguu

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    Not interested. [​IMG]
     
  9. ca_michelbach

    ca_michelbach GBAtemp Fan

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    yeh, quite a few times. I have a lot of geeky friends who are constantly setting up forums and I always get ask to be a moderator
     
  10. tj_cool
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    Quite some people seem to be mod/ have been mod
    And even Admin [​IMG]
    Other staff isn't very popular [​IMG]

    If you're really 14 years old (like your profile says) its not too strange.
    Usually the older people get to be mods [​IMG] (not very old, but most likely adults)
    I dunno how young/old they are here but probably start around 20 (maybe a little younger)
     
  11. WhySoSerious70

    WhySoSerious70 GBAtemp Regular

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    never been mod on a forum but I have been mod on a few stickam, tinychat and irc chats. does that count?
     
  12. Berthenk

    Berthenk Epitome of Awesomeness

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    Yeah, admin on a forum (about a server on Counter Strike: Source (if it's online) I'm also admin on).
    Nothing else.
     
  13. dice

    dice pansy-ass ex-staff member

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    I was a mod and soon after admin of one other forum in the past, naturally it burned to the ground soon after.
     
  14. giantpune

    giantpune GBAtemp Addict

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    yes. i like the power. i get to boot & ban people if im having a bad day. it wakes up for any small body parts i may or may not have.

    always respect the mods. they have the power to delete your avatar [​IMG]
     
  15. elixirdream

    elixirdream GBAtemp Legend

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    i was a mod then i was promoted to admin and now i own the forum..

    basically, nothing so great about having a forum
    its like i have to push myself going..
    especially all other mods are useless..
     
  16. NeSchn

    NeSchn GBAPimpdaddy.

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    I am a global mod on an Underground Metal board and on the same board I used to be a "Lord Of Flesh" which was a group that uploaded tons of albums.
     
  17. tj_cool
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    just vote for something [​IMG]
     
  18. Overlord Nadrian

    Overlord Nadrian Banned

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    No, I haven't ever been a moderator, but I'd like to become one to kick those n00bs out of the temp.
     
  19. tj_cool
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    Everyone wants that, so that reason is invalid [​IMG]
     
  20. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

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    I'm a moderator in Guildland. That's the website that runs 24/7 in my head. Right now it's streaming porn and pirating a copy of Star Fox Adventures.

    Anyone, no, I haven't. The only site I was really into was PvXwiki, and it ended up that most of the time the whole thing was a game of favoritism and popularity instead of common sense. Not to mention a bunch of idiots who ran around making the place a shithole, then complained about it being a shithole, then were able to get off the hook from a ban because they were the only decent Guild Wars players on the site. I'm pretty sure the site's on it's deathbed right now, anyway. A lot of people started leaving, others became inactive, and the overall userbase started rolling downhill. I just left because I got bored of Guild Wars and finally had something to kill the time I would normally spend on that site (my R4).