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Reformation of SS leadership?
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Re: Reformation of SS leadership?

Puchiko Wrote:
random_name Wrote:
Maxwell Wrote:With the situation of many of the current mods abusing powers I think they should all be demoded effective immediately and elections should start ASAP>!!!!

hidden tags and warnings are not classed as abuse of mod powers
According to Soul's rules that image should have been deleted. Hidden tags is minor compared to that.

I think fist should personally strangle you.

Anyways, one thing I don't like about the elections is that they'll probably turn out to be more of a popularity contest (I like that person/agree with their opinion) whereas what is relevant is whether we can trust the person to do a good job moderating the forums.

Honestly, I think the IRC is flawed, but there is no abuse of power on the forums as of now.

i edited it rather than deleted it - either way it serves the same purpose. i dont think fist should strangle me for that =]

youvebeenthunderstruck Wrote:Hey, Kitsune?

Nobody fucking likes you. Shut the fuck up. And change your shitty avatar.

speak for yourself, i like him.

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Reformation of SS leadership? - Albatross - 06-24-2008, 10:02 AM
Re: Reformation of SS leadership? - Hanny - 06-26-2008, 04:25 AM
Re: Reformation of SS leadership? - AWOL - 07-23-2008, 04:45 PM
Re: Reformation of SS leadership? - Cilaos - 09-18-2008, 01:09 PM
Re: Reformation of SS leadership? - monkey - 10-09-2008, 03:40 PM
Re: Reformation of SS leadership? - random_name - 01-01-2009 10:50 PM

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