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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 25,385 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?

    Called it

  • Zomoniac 21 Mar 2013 12:23:35 7,402 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 4,603 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 27,640 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 6,138 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 14,940 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.
  • Zomoniac 21 Mar 2013 12:38:19 7,402 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 6,797 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 76,319 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 25,385 posts
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    Toothball banned me for a week not that long ago. A WEEK!!

    Called it

  • Deckard1 21 Mar 2013 12:51:41 25,385 posts
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    I think he's like sheriff of the comment tards.

    Called it

  • neilka 21 Mar 2013 12:53:17 14,940 posts
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    Did you post a picture of a child's distended scrotum that time too?
  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 13:31:09
    I wasn't born. I shed Venatio.
  • Dirtbox 21 Mar 2013 13:37:19 76,319 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 16,221 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 21,930 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 18,163 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 25,385 posts
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    Fruit was a mod?! Haha

    Called it

  • Load_2.0 21 Mar 2013 15:04:46 18,163 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 55,848 posts
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    He had the tag. It was like putting a firemans hat on a toddler.

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    He totally called it

  • mrpon 21 Mar 2013 15:09:48 27,640 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 25,385 posts
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    *in

    Called it

  • imamazed 21 Mar 2013 15:12:28 5,450 posts
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    lol
  • neilka 21 Mar 2013 15:31:40 14,940 posts
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    That was a midget in dungarees.
  • nickthegun 21 Mar 2013 15:32:29 55,848 posts
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    AKA Jimmy Krankie.

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    He totally called it

  • Deckard1 21 Mar 2013 15:35:59 25,385 posts
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    Honest guv, he said he was a midget that worked at the school!

    Called it

  • neilka 21 Mar 2013 15:39:21 14,940 posts
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    His scrotum was unusually smooth now I think back to it.
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