Moderating CA

Discussion in 'ARRSE: Site Issues' started by TheIronDuke, Mar 14, 2013.

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  1. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    It wants gripping.

    Yeah, OK, hands up. I tend to swear and stick me oar into bits of ARRSE I should stay out of. But CA is an interesting bit of ARRSE. And should be serious. Ish.

    Currently it seems to have been invaded by sock-puppets and / or *******.

    Half the fun of ARRSE is, you can have a pop pretty well anywhere. So long as you do not piss off the forum Mods or the people who know what they are talking about.

    CA should be a bit more vigorous in the application of rules.

    Just my view. Which, let us face it, is the only view that counts.
     
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  2. The Tool that just keeps giving - Earth!
     
  3. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Yeah. What a complete ******* cuntcasket. But Earth is not really the issue. If there is a bit of ARRSE where we all think, mind our manners and post serious shite.... Well, as a serious man... I might like that.

    Make it so.
     
  4. They won't give Higgs_Bosun a ban for his anti-semitism either. They banned someone for using the word Paki but I suppose it's in keeping with some spineless agenda.
     
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  5. I think Higgsy has been finally RoP'd.

    It took a very, very long time for this to happen though.
     
  6. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Always interesting to see which threads my Moderators do not post on. Don't you find?
     
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  7. It had occurred to me once or twice.

    I think it was Mossad.
     
  8. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    Well its not from lack of effort. The amount of threads/posts is of course much bigger than in times past and growing exponentially which makes spotting everything amiss a bit harder, and yes, the tosser ratio has increased proportionally...
    I would encourage all to make use of the report post function, we all [CA mods, or whatever relevant forum mods] get a mail and can quickly jump on something when its flagged.
    Keep in mind the Modding is all best effort, no shift work or organisation involved, and there is a lot of time burnt invisibly just reading crap without any action needed.
     
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  9. Bad CO

    Bad CO LE Admin Reviews Editor Gallery Guru

    Absolutely, if you have a problem with a particular post/thread/user then PM the relevant mod or me.

    Regarding HB, I don't consider holocaust denial to be anti-semitism. Ludicrous in the face of the overwhelming evidence - yes but anti-semitic - no. The great thing about that thread was that plenty of users completely destroyed the 'evidence'
     
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  10. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Yeah, thank you for the response and on this occasion I forgive you for being ******* French. I hear what you are saying and Modding a high volume, high attitude board is a nightmare. And I do not pay you foot-soldiers much, but times are hard, you know?

    That said, how about we make more Global Mods. Who can spaz shite in CA without waiting for a Admin or a CA Mod to turn up? It is not like we are waiting for a bus, is it?

    I vote for that Porridge Gun person. He may be light on his feet but he is a sound chap at bottom.

    Either way my friend. Drop the ******* ******* before I do.
     
  11. I dont believe there was anything great about that thread, apart from HB' s ability to keep on spouting some pretty offensive crap unchallenged...


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  12. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Yeah Dad. I'll be home by 11.00. Jesus.

    I did not read the HB Holocaust denial thread and to be honest, HB was a ******, but an interesting ******.

    What pisses me off about CA is the proper *******. Who post bollocks that might play in NAAFI or even IC.

    I mean, ******* hell. I know it is not easy being my Dad and I have forgiven you for what you did to Mummy. But can we have standards in CA?

    And a pony for my sister.
     
  13. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes

    I'm not sure if it's the hypocrisy or the irony I like best about that post.

    One of the worst culprits for posting irrelevant nonsense and badly conceived 'comedy' in CA whining about other people doing it?

    Laughable. Why not post a picture of a train?
     
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  14. I have no problem with Holocaust Denial as long as it is fact based, however I digress because the thread itself wasn't a problem.

    HB turned up in the 'Pope off' thread and embarked upon a campaign of invective which was supplemented by being totally off topic, one of the posters (zero-over?) said he had reported this several times and had been ignored.

    I didn't report HB as I thought in my naiveté that such high profile behaviour would surely attract the attentions of a CA Mod.

    It didn't, not until the thread was trashed anyway.
     
  15. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    I'd rather be French than a Geordie, but fortunately I have the privilege of being born on land owned by the offspring of HM the Q in one of the finest parts of England.
    As I said, if you expend the effort to click the report post icon, (PM will not automatically flag a mod), resources can be better focused.