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Arithon

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« on: October 29, 2003, 07:34:18 AM »
Courtesy of Tazdev.........comments extremely welcome.

MESSAGE EDITING:
NEVER edit a message to change its meaning. NEVER edit a message to correct spelling, grammar etc. (some people get offended by this).

Along with any message that gets edited a PM should be sent to that member detailing what has been changed and why.

If a thread has to be tidied up to rid it of nasty posts, first make a copy of it in the moderators section with a reason saying why so that we have a copy of the earlier behaviour before deleting posts from it for the publics benefit.

WARNINGS:
If you see something that you don’t like happening (flaming, racism etc.) PM the person responsible requesting that they change their behaviour. Make sure you make it clear that you are a moderator.

The more communication between moderators and members (be it through PM, ICQ, AIM etc.) the better off things will be. There is nothing that annoys people more than not being given a reason for the moderation.

MOVING MESSAGES:
NO threads or posts are to be deleted! They are to be moved into the moderators section with a post saying why.

Any time a thread or post is moved a PM must be sent to the person responsible for the thread / post in the first place advising them that it has been moved and the reason why.

Possible reasons:
- Illegal activity

- Anything in breach of club code of conduct (http://www.skylinesdownunder.co.nz/mod.php?mod=userpage&op=Print)

- Anything that goes against the terms and conditions of the forums. (http://forums.skylinesdownunder.co.nz/terms.html)

At the end of the day, if you are unsure of something either put a post up in the moderators section or send an email to Arithon (Jon) jonw@olympic.co.nz. He is on that email address all day during the week so a reply / action is usually prompt.

Any comments / additions that people would like it make, add here to this thread so they can be discussed and implemented as required.

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« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2003, 09:02:55 PM »
there are other guidelines (mainly pretaining to the forsale section) but I couldn't find them in my search. If one of the For Sale section mods would like to add them feel free.
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2003, 09:56:48 PM »
i thought u werent a moderator anymore? how can u still see this forum! :P

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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2003, 10:38:32 PM »
I'm helping jon out
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« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2003, 12:23:09 PM »
Precisely ;o)

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« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2004, 07:02:28 PM »
Seems to take a long time to edit threads and PM people....

Timesaving tips:

After copying the thread here, in the thread down the bottom of the screen where there is a dropdown box for Admin options, choose Delete Thread / posts. In the next screen rather than clicking on 'Delete thread' button there is a small text link underneath 'Click here to selectively delete posts within this thread.' That opens the thread with delete yes / no radio buttons next to each post, so you can delete multiple posts in one go.

I'm almost tempted to set up a form PM to send to moderated posters.

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I have [deleted] [edited] some of your posts in [insert thread] as they contain
[illegal activity, i.e. speeding, violence]
[flaming]
[racism]
[content against club code of conduct]
[content against forum terms and conditions]

Or

[I don't like you]

Regards,

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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2004, 09:57:14 AM »
Heheheh, nice

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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2004, 12:51:30 PM »
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Originally posted by GraemeWi


Or

[I don't like you]

Regards,

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lol... nice :)

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« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2004, 03:30:23 PM »
LOL Evil Mod? Hrmmm what forever are you talking about? :D

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« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2005, 10:45:57 AM »
Team,  in the stuff to discuss etc,  we probably need to retouch on our Moderator base to make sure we have a keen bunch.  Do we need to re-touch on any of the moderator guidelines as well?
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« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2010, 09:14:48 AM »
Bump - should we sticky this?
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« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2011, 11:36:33 PM »
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WARNING SYSTEM
A maximum of 3 warnings can be given to a member of this forum.
These can be earned by breaking any of the above rules.

After the 3rd warning given, Your account will be banned automatically

If you Get Banned, depending on the reason, we may let you back after sometime.
If You redeem yourself, You will lose the warnings through time.

Ways to get a WARNING or a BAN:
• Arguing with a MOD/ADMIN. They have the warning and ban button's, you don't.
• Reposts ( if always happening, a warning wil be given ).
• Double-posts ( for not using the EDIT button a warning will be given ).
• Posting P0rn, illegal or other offensive content (if found posted warning or ban will be given).
• Excessive swearing (if You get caught, a warning will be given).
• Requesting hacking/cracking/phreaking/flooding/spamming utilities.
• Requesting P0rn, illegal or other offensive content.
• Advertising other forums (if advertised "too much" a warning or ban will be given).
• PM-Spam ( automatic ban ).
• Flame wars ( both people involved will recieve a warning ).
• Not adhering to the Terms and Conditions of Use.


we need to look into this, the current infraction system and the forum rules aren't exactly in line with each other http://www.skylinesdownunder.com/forums/showthread.php?t=46523
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