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Why is nothing being done about Alts?

according to the forum rules

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Use of multiple user names or accounts is not allowed."

yet we have obvious alts like CodPeace and Full Circle back again. Not only are they back but a certain mod thanks their posts.

How come mods?
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Old 05.02.2020, 19:54
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according to the forum rules

"User Names
Use of multiple user names or accounts is not allowed."

yet we have obvious alts like CodPeace and Full Circle back again. Not only are they back but a certain mod thanks their posts.

How come mods?
This is a question that has been asked more than once. Not with these dupes, maybe, but with others. The answer, unhelpfully, is that there isn't enough evidence, or they haven't done anything wrong etc etc. It's wrapped up in respecting opinions and different viewpoints etc but I don't think that's it.

I've made my opinion on the subjects you raise very clear but I've been shouted down, dismissed and accused of all sorts of meanness. So the dupes prevail, aided and abetted.
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Old 05.02.2020, 19:55
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Re: Why is nothing being done about Alts?

Maybe the mod is thanking themself?
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Old 05.02.2020, 19:56
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Maybe the mod is thanking themself?
Plot twist!
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Old 05.02.2020, 20:38
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Maybe the mod is thanking themself?
I must say this drive-by thanking instead of actually voicing an opinion for once is driving me crazy. Time to man up or... woman up!
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Old 05.02.2020, 20:46
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Re: Why is nothing being done about Alts?

There's repeated referral in various threads to some imaginary super-heroes called "mods", but this seems to be fake news!
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Old 05.02.2020, 20:48
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There's repeated referral in various threads to some imaginary super-heroes called "mods", but this seems to be fake news!
Was this meant to be funny???
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Old 05.02.2020, 20:55
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Was this meant to be funny???
In a tragicomedy style, yes.
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Old 05.02.2020, 20:56
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In a tragicomedy style, yes.
Feel free to see if you can join the club and have all the fun that comes with it.... like being insulted, yelled at etc.

Interested?
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Old 05.02.2020, 20:58
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Feel free to see if you can join the club and have all the fun that comes with it.... like being insulted, yelled at etc.

Interested?
So being like a regular member whose not part of any clique, but with power to ban people who disagree?
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Old 05.02.2020, 21:01
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Feel free to see if you can join the club and have all the fun that comes with it.... like being insulted, yelled at etc.

Interested?
Yes.

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Old 05.02.2020, 21:03
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So being like a regular member whose not part of any clique, but with power to ban people who disagree?
So far no one ever has been banned for disagreeing. For continuously insulting, trolling of things like that, yes.
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Old 05.02.2020, 21:05
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Re: Why is nothing being done about Alts?

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So far no one ever has been banned for disagreeing. For continuously insulting, trolling of things like that, yes.
Want me to post a certain exchange with a certain mod?
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Old 05.02.2020, 21:08
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Feel free to see if you can join the club and have all the fun that comes with it.... like being insulted, yelled at etc.

Interested?
Roegner, I hear you, and I think that's really a rather sad - and I believe, you, a true - reflection of what it involves (amongst other things) to be a mod on this forum.

There's been so much going wrong on this Forum recently that I don't think being a mod can be an enviable task.

I'm glad you became a mod, so thank you. Please don't leave.
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Old 05.02.2020, 21:09
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Roegner, I hear you, and I think that's really a rather sad - and I believe, you, a true - reflection of what it involves (amongst other things) to be a mod on this forum.

There's been so much going wrong on this Forum recently that I don't think being a mod can be an enviable task.

I'm glad you became a mod, so thank you. Please don't leave.
This.
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This is a question that has been asked more than once. Not with these dupes, maybe, but with others. The answer, unhelpfully, is that there isn't enough evidence, or they haven't done anything wrong etc etc. It's wrapped up in respecting opinions and different viewpoints etc but I don't think that's it.

I've made my opinion on the subjects you raise very clear but I've been shouted down, dismissed and accused of all sorts of meanness. So the dupes prevail, aided and abetted.
We could just ask them as a starting point? let them post here that this is their first incarnation on this board and if not, why are their other accounts no longer active.
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Feel free to see if you can join the club and have all the fun that comes with it.... like being insulted, yelled at etc.

Interested?
I understand it can be a thankless task, and I appreciate the majority of you volunteering your time and putting up with snark for which I am responsible for more than I should be. However your efforts are dragged down by the bias shown by some. Thanking what is (lets be generous) *almost* certainly an alt instead of staying hands off and waiting to see, or the whole PrivateRepGate furore diminish the efforts you put in.
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Old 06.02.2020, 14:12
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Re: Why is nothing being done about Alts?

I think moderator users should be more visible. In other forums their name is bold and red, or variants on the subject. Here I just started to realize some users were mods, after 3 years on EF...

...mods have no stars, but when avatars are 300px high who looks for other images here and there?

...mods seem to have some "Moderately Xyz" description below their name, but is it an official thing?
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Old 06.02.2020, 14:14
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So far no one ever has been banned for disagreeing. For continuously insulting, trolling of things like that, yes.


you obviously have not been here long enough...

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Maybe the mod is thanking themself?

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Old 06.02.2020, 14:16
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I think moderator users should be more visible. In other forums their name is bold and red, or variants on the subject. Here I just started to realize some users were mods, after 3 years on EF...

...mods seem to have some "Moderately Xyz" description below their name, but is it an official thing?

Just look at the description under the name, yes. AFAIk there is no rule/official thing, why should there be one?
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