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Just now, Tricky Dick Nixon said:

But also, what I said in response to Nasa.

I know, I just meant it in response to people thinking you were desperately reaching for it.

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9 minutes ago, Tricky Dick Nixon said:

Because I see it as a show of commitment to this place and it is important to me. It's probably ridiculous to some or most but that's how I feel. I was elated when Aria gave it to me and, while I understood the reasons for it to be taken by Ghent, I was bummed when it was gone. It's just a personal thing, I don't even want the moderation power, I just want the title. I'm aware of my faults but I think some credit should be given, I do put effort into this place and do give a shit about it and spent a fuck load of time helping Aria and Oliver build shit to make the board better for everyone ... even if Aria never followed through on anything. 

personally i just question your motivations a bit. at least since i've been posting, being a mod doesn't afford you any special status around here, since the mods are pretty hands-off anyway and don't use their power to elevate themselves above others, as far as i've noticed. so for someone to want to be a mod uniquely because of its "status" kinda reeks of AD days, from what i've read of the threads in the HoF. so who would this "status" serve besides yourself? wouldn't your motivation not be in the interest of the community?

the other thing that comes to mind for me is what happened a few months ago in the mental health thread, when a user was trying to vent and you said something along the lines of "i'll have to ask you to stop treating this thread like Facebook" or something. i know you recognized it was hurtful and apologized, but that's an example of a situation in which you weren't a mod but chose to act like one anyway. you have definitely changed since your early days here. but if an example like that—which is pretty community-involved—happened as recently as several months ago, i am not too sure i would trust you to do a good job as mod if you were to get your powers back. i don't think you have bad intentions, it's more the execution i'd wonder about.

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Sometimes I get sad that all the big conversations happen while I’m busy working/time zone issues and I miss out. Then there is other times I catch up on 3-5 pages and it’s just people whinging about mod status and I think maybe it isn’t so bad.

It’s especially boring when it’s plainly obvious Coight would be the next mod anyway. Reasons being:

1) super cute

2) absolute sick cunt

3) already sent @Ghent nudes

It’s days away I can feel It.

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24 minutes ago, Nasa said:

personally i just question your motivations a bit. at least since i've been posting, being a mod doesn't afford you any special status around here, since the mods are pretty hands-off anyway and don't use their power to elevate themselves above others, as far as i've noticed. so for someone to want to be a mod uniquely because of its "status" kinda reeks of AD days, from what i've read of the threads in the HoF. so who would this "status" serve besides yourself? wouldn't your motivation not be in the interest of the community?

the other thing that comes to mind for me is what happened a few months ago in the mental health thread, when a user was trying to vent and you said something along the lines of "i'll have to ask you to stop treating this thread like Facebook" or something. i know you recognized it was hurtful and apologized, but that's an example of a situation in which you weren't a mod but chose to act like one anyway. you have definitely changed since your early days here. but if an example like that—which is pretty community-involved—happened as recently as several months ago, i am not too sure i would trust you to do a good job as mod if you were to get your powers back. i don't think you have bad intentions, it's more the execution i'd wonder about.

You asked and I answered. 

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The users on this website at this point are like 20 people that have been on here for 10+ years. Everyone knows who everyone is and everyone is pretty equal and everyone has been visiting this site every day for years. What is the point of giving you distinction? This isn’t an old band forum with hundreds of unique people visiting a day where there’s benefits in distinguishing frequent posters and not every user is known. It’s basically just a small social group at this point with the very occasional newbie.

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17 minutes ago, Ry-Bread said:

Speedo was a mod?!

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Yes, not publicly. Ari made me one when we were trying to set a bunch of shit up for the board ... a main page, a timeline, a discography. I also set up the board Twitter account and Facebook page ... its been a while though and I can't remember if it's the same account you use today or if it was a separate one. I remember there being an issue with either Twitter or Factbook and having to create a new one for the board 'cause we couldn't get into one of them that existed before Ari took over. There was supposed to be a podcast as well ... Ari ghosted though and left all the projects unfinished, included the the giant discography I spent forever working on. The timeline stayed in its own thread and you eventually took over the Twitter. I still have the main page mock ups somewhere on an old hard drive. Ask Ghent ... Ari has a habit of not finishing shit.

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16 minutes ago, Feeling_This_1 said:

Of course that idiot Aria made him a mod. Doesn't surprise me one bit. The old school mods/admins from this place suck. Anyone who chooses someone like Speedo (or Jan hypothetically) for a mod has poor judgment. No offense!

Agreed, you're still around.

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6 minutes ago, Gaslit Jan said:

How much? Ima buy this board and turn it into the Janfest it was always destined to be. 

That may finally be stupid enough for me to leave. 

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34 minutes ago, Gaslit Jan said:

Maybe it was just Scott, thought you were aggressively coming at me because I kept changing my name to variations of Matt Skiba sucks but it could have just been Scott.

Yeah definitely wasn’t me. I might’ve given ya shit for whinging about Skiba but def not about changing ya username. I’ve seen Scott complain about not knowing who anyone is cause of name changes so could’ve been him. I like the name changes actually. Sometimes they’re funny.

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3 hours ago, Ghent said:

I think it's dumb that Anal Destroyers doesn't exist here anymore. That should be the board status symbol, not moderator. A reformed AD would be great

I think an AD “section” would be useless these days. Free For All is quiet enough without giving the main people that keep posting there somewhere else to post.

Doing other stuff to show a status symbol like a special username colour, titles under the username and like a Pm group or something if pranks and shit were to come back. I could get behind that.

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46 minutes ago, Russel Coight said:

I think an AD “section” would be useless these days. Free For All is quiet enough without giving the main people that keep posting there somewhere else to post.

Doing other stuff to show a status symbol like a special username colour, titles under the username and like a Pm group or something if pranks and shit were to come back. I could get behind that.

All of that sound stupid af. Why would you need a PM group when we’re like ten persons on this board? Just keep it in the threads

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3 minutes ago, twentytwenty said:

All of that sound stupid af. Why would you need a PM group when we’re like ten persons on this board? Just keep it in the threads

I don’t think it’s necessary either was just throwing out alternatives to what it used to be like.
 

I don’t know if you were around when AD was all Those years ago but outside of the shit talking threads the other stuff they did was kinda fun even to just an observer. If Ghent wants to pay homage to that and give the posters who’ve been here for 15+ years a little status then I got no probs with that.

 

 

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