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Mods: No more lulz edits please
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Mods: No more lulz edits please

So like, no moar lulz edits please. Not even in the Random forum. It just causes way too much shit.

I actually considered removing the ability of mods to edit posts as well, but realized that'd be a really bad idea because there are some pretty important legit uses for that (editing out personal info, and other stuff that shouldn't be public)...

If anyone suspects their post was messed with, please PM me a link to said post and tell me what it looked like before it was edited.

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Re: Mods: No more lulz edits please

I totally used to do that on NYRA all the time. Everyone was getting pissed! Haven't in a while, though. Haven't had the urge.

I do it on SnipeMe now and then, though. Fu
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Note to self: don't make SciVille a moderator... Razz

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can we demod Leon he is the one that pulls 70% of this crap.

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~Mystery~ Wrote:can we demod Leon he is the one that pulls 70% of this crap.

No. Leon actually does 90% of the work around here where moving, splitting, and deleting junk/spam/fights/etc. are involved.

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~Mystery~ Wrote:can we demod Leon he is the one that pulls 70% of this crap.
Agreed.

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Leon actually does stuff... which is more than most people do... wait, do lulz edits still occur at all? I don't remember seeing any or seeing anyone complaining about any recently.

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Make me a mod again!
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Ayliana Wrote:Make me a mod again!
May the Flying Spaghetti Monster have mercy on us all!

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SoulRiser Wrote:
Ayliana Wrote:Make me a mod again!
May the Flying Spaghetti Monster have mercy on us all!

I'll take that as a no then?
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Ayliana would be a nice mod.

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Clearly I should be an admin again. What's the worst that can happen? ;P

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I can vouch for Leon being a fairly responsible mod.

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The Desert Fox Wrote:I can vouch for Leon being a fairly responsible mod.
HA HA HA, OH WOW!


After the shit last time? No way. If anything, we need LESS mods. BETTER YET NO MODS AT ALL.

Zherneboh for unmod as well! Can you read this, Zherny?


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Zero should be de-modded..and reformatted...so that his original programming can consume the internet in malicious magnificence. And then the internet will be a giant LOLcat who cries tears of underage girls and twix bars.

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Vatman Wrote:Zero should be de-modded..and reformatted...so that his original programming can consume the internet in malicious magnificence. And then the internet will be a giant LOLcat who cries tears of underage girls and twix bars.
Please, Vatty, this is serious.

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Dear Tumblrites: Despite your wrongly self-diagnosed PTSD, no line of scientific evidence suggests people can be triggered over the internet. Triggering works through the senses (i.e. smell, taste, touch, vision, hearing.) but it goes through real time; if you're not experiencing it in real life as it's ACTUALLY HAPPENING in your ACTUAL life, you CANNOT be triggered. The only exception to this is if you have a seizure, but then again, that's triggered by epilepsy (i.e. rapidly-changing flashing lights) NOT PTSD. Remembering a bad incident is NOT the same thing as having a flashback. When you remember, you think; when you flashback, you feel.

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Max Stirnir Wrote:"In the time of spirits thoughts grew till they overtopped my head, whose offspring they yet were; they hovered about me and convulsed me like fever-phantasies -- an awful power. The thoughts had become corporeal on their own account, were ghosts, e. g. God, Emperor, Pope, Fatherland, etc. If I destroy their corporeity, then I take them back into mine, and say: "I alone am corporeal." And now I take the world as what it is to me, as mine, as my property; I refer all to myself." The Ego and Its Own, pg. 15
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look up at me and you see a god;
look straight at me and you see yourself”
HeartofShadows Wrote:"Life is nothing more than a druggie trying to get their quick fix of happiness while dealing with the harsh withdrawal of reality"
Osip Mandelstam Wrote:"I divide all of world literature into authorized and unauthorized works. The former are all trash; the latter--stolen air. I want to spit in the face of every writer who first obtains permission and then writes." The Fourth Prose, 1930.
Lukas Foss Wrote:That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.
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