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  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 12:19:27
    agparrot wrote:
    Fine, Pepsipop.

    If you want to have, like last night, a flood of threads with massive Bioshock Infinite spoilers in the thread titles and the same spoilers posted in all the most recent threads on the forum, you can have them.

    If you like, I'll ruin the game for you now with the massive spoilers, so you can have a sense of how annoying some aspects of visiting the forum would be without moderation.

    For what it's worth, I don't think a spell of no moderation would be a disaster, it's just the internet after all. A fair slice of EG is self-policing, as this thread was sort of discussing yesterday.

    I'm actually in favour of the three days off thing. I'm pretty sure this place would be fine. Mostly.
    No, no. I think you're a great mod.

    I was referring more to the ones where there is a juicy debate going on.

    Things like spam and weirdos doing spoilers need to be kept in check.
  • Deckard1 21 Mar 2013 12:22:31 27,775 posts
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    How do you get to become a mod anyway - I find it strange that I keep seeing mods who I've never seen post anywhere before. Like who the hell is Danbojones?

    Hush you ponce

  • Zomoniac 21 Mar 2013 12:23:35 7,827 posts
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    Further to my last post, for the record the reason I like this place so much over other place is precisely because anything goes and the moderation tends to take a hands-off approach for anything other than spambots. Yes the stuff about me gets a bit tedious, but I would far rather people posted it and be allowed to post it than mods start clamping down on anyone giving anyone else a bit of stick and the forum lose its feel.
  • Venatio Event Features Manager, Gamer Network 21 Mar 2013 12:27:08 4,626 posts
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    Deckard1 wrote:
    How do you get to become a mod anyway - I find it strange that I keep seeing mods who I've never seen post anywhere before. Like who the hell is Danbojones?
    That's Dan Pearson, he's deputy ed on GI.

    Mods aren't selected, they're born. It's a bit like this:



    Edited by Venatio at 12:28:32 21-03-2013

    "sounds like a public school ponce"

  • mrpon 21 Mar 2013 12:29:00 28,791 posts
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    Venatio wrote:
    That's Dan Pearson, he's deputy ed on GI.
    Did he call you gay? ;)

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • elstoof 21 Mar 2013 12:32:07 7,049 posts
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    Deckard1 wrote:
    How do you get to become a mod anyway
    Same way everything gets done around here - frilly knickers, hampster and a box of wine.
  • neilka 21 Mar 2013 12:37:01 15,871 posts
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    We should let Deckard be the only mod for a day.

    The servers seized by police within the first twelve hours I reckon.

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • Zomoniac 21 Mar 2013 12:38:19 7,827 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    We should let Deckard be the only mod for a day.

    The servers seized by police within the first twelve hours I reckon.
    I support this motion.
  • RobTheBuilder 21 Mar 2013 12:42:39 6,521 posts
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    Zomoniac wrote:
    neilka wrote:
    We should let Deckard be the only mod for a day.

    The servers seized by police within the first twelve hours I reckon.
    I support this motion.
    Seconded
  • graysonavich 21 Mar 2013 12:44:08 7,321 posts
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    Who was it that got the mod tag for a day for lols when they first appeared?
  • Dirtbox 21 Mar 2013 12:47:41 77,775 posts
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    uglygamer, or one of his alts.

    He wanted to kiss craigy.

    So who is toothball?

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  • Deckard1 21 Mar 2013 12:48:53 27,775 posts
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    Toothball banned me for a week not that long ago. A WEEK!!

    Hush you ponce

  • Deckard1 21 Mar 2013 12:51:41 27,775 posts
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    I think he's like sheriff of the comment tards.

    Hush you ponce

  • neilka 21 Mar 2013 12:53:17 15,871 posts
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    Did you post a picture of a child's distended scrotum that time too?

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 13:31:09
    I wasn't born. I shed Venatio.
  • Dirtbox 21 Mar 2013 13:37:19 77,775 posts
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    HairyArse and the Spiders

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  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 13:39:28
    Moddy Stardust and the Spiders from Arse.
  • Mr_Sleep 21 Mar 2013 13:43:45 16,990 posts
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    meme wrote:
    Moddy Stardust and the Spiders from Arse.
    Well played.

    You are a factory of sadness.

  • mal 21 Mar 2013 14:33:00 22,478 posts
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    Venatio wrote:
    Deckard1 wrote:
    How do you get to become a mod anyway - I find it strange that I keep seeing mods who I've never seen post anywhere before. Like who the hell is Danbojones?
    That's Dan Pearson, he's deputy ed on GI.

    Mods aren't selected, they're born. It's a bit like this:

    I always thought it was more like this

    Cubby didn't know how to turn off sigs!

  • Load_2.0 21 Mar 2013 15:03:05 19,159 posts
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    Giving fruit a mod tag was great if only for the incredulous rage.
  • Deckard1 21 Mar 2013 15:04:07 27,775 posts
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    Fruit was a mod?! Haha

    Hush you ponce

  • Load_2.0 21 Mar 2013 15:04:46 19,159 posts
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    Giving fruit a mod tag was great if only for the incredulous rage.
  • nickthegun 21 Mar 2013 15:08:51 59,538 posts
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    He had the tag. It was like putting a firemans hat on a toddler.

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  • mrpon 21 Mar 2013 15:09:48 28,791 posts
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    I think neilka put a helmet on a toddler last week.

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • Deckard1 21 Mar 2013 15:10:19 27,775 posts
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    *in

    Hush you ponce

  • imamazed 21 Mar 2013 15:12:28 5,537 posts
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    lol
  • neilka 21 Mar 2013 15:31:40 15,871 posts
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    That was a midget in dungarees.

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • nickthegun 21 Mar 2013 15:32:29 59,538 posts
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    AKA Jimmy Krankie.

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  • Deckard1 21 Mar 2013 15:35:59 27,775 posts
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    Honest guv, he said he was a midget that worked at the school!

    Hush you ponce

  • neilka 21 Mar 2013 15:39:21 15,871 posts
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    His scrotum was unusually smooth now I think back to it.

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

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