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Subject: Re: I resign the Post as Moderator.

Author: Dave Gomboc

Date: 17:59:17 07/22/99

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On July 22, 1999 at 20:47:26, Mark Young wrote:

>On July 22, 1999 at 20:18:26, KarinsDad wrote:
>>On July 22, 1999 at 19:45:22, Mark Young wrote:
>>>On July 22, 1999 at 19:23:41, Bruce Moreland wrote:
>>>>On July 22, 1999 at 18:18:22, Terry Presgrove wrote:
>>>>> It seems to me that if moderators have the authority to delete other
>>>>> moderator's posts that this is a formula for disaster! What would have
>>>>> prevented Fernando from deleting yours?
>>>>Nothing except sanity.
>>>>You would think that if moderators delete posts for no reason, that someone will
>>>>figure it out and stop them.  I had a reason for deleting that post, there were
>>>>no posts of mine that needed deleting.
>>>The problem is this is only your view right or wrong..., you are one moderator.
>>>We voted for three moderators. If one moderator can take opon himself to delete
>>>posts without the consent of at least one other moderator. Then what is the
>>>point in voting for 3 moderators. If your view is the only one that matters then
>>>I guess the other moderator sould resign now, because he also has no say in what
>>>and what is not deleted.
>>Actually, this is my view as well. Moderators HAVE to have the flexibility to
>>delete bad posts when they occur and they also HAVE to have the authority to do
>>that with no one's permission.
>>Bruce did the right thing. This post should have been deleted.
>I am not disagreeing that the post sould or sould not have been deleted, the
>question is how do you know when the post was deleted that it should have been,
>when you did not see it. In this case you are the third moderator, One moderator
>thought the post was ok, he posted it. One moderator thought it should be
>deleted, he deleted it. That seems like a clear case for you to be consulted to
>break the disagreement. Instead Bruce just took it opon himself to delete the
>post. Unless you have given Bruce your vote by proxy, and if that is the case
>why are you still here as a moderator. Just resign and let Bruce run the show.
> I have been
>>somewhat lenient trying to not create waves and probably Bruce has as well. But,
>>when a post obviously begs for removal, it should be removed.
>>Fernando is a great guy, but nominating him for moderator was probably a mistake
>>of this body. He personality is just not cut out for it. This can be seen by the
>>fact that the ONLY post Bruce deleted was Fernando's and the ONLY thread I
>>deleted originally became controversial because of Fernando, hence, I deleted
>>his posts as well.
>>I am fairly lenient, but Fernando's moderation stance is almost non-existent.
>So what, that is what he ran on and was elected to represent. For you now to
>show such disrespect to Fernando in what you have said, is a slap in the face to
>the people who voted for Fernando. What you are saying is I reject the views of
>the people that voted for Fernando's way of moderation. As only my way of think
>is the correct approach.
>>I'm sorry if that opinion bothers people, but that is how I see it. Bruce and I
>>are not ganging up on Fernando, he made the decision himself to post what he
>>did. Even the subject of his post had "Off Topic, but" in it.
>>I hope we can put this behind us and move forward.
>>KarinsDad :(

Fernando made his post in his role as member, not in his role as moderator.


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