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Mod Squad
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Joined: February 23rd, 2005
Location: Portland, Oregon

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  • Added on: December 22nd, 2006
Moderators are the people that help us at BnA keep the boards in tip-top rockin shape.

Moderators keep an eye out for spam, member-bashing, incorrect placement of topics and help with general 'board maintenance.' Moderators have the power to move and delete threads and individual posts. They can also edit other people's posts. Moderators will edit or delete posts that have incorrect links, defamatory remarks or that violate our posting guidelines, code of conduct or terms of service. Moderators can 'moderate' most of the forums on BnA. They'll contact you if they have edited or deleted your post and tell you the reasons why.

Moderators are selected by BnA staff based on their contributions to the boards and fair manner. Any issues with moderators can be brought up with Community Manager Chris (chris at bootsnall dot com). Community members can bring up issues with other members by contacting the Community Manager, any of the moderators or other BootsnAll staff members.

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Holds PhD in Packing
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Joined: October 7th, 2008
Location: Toronto, Ontario

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  • Added on: June 4th, 2010
Hey guys — just wondering if the 'report a post' feature is working. I've been taking the time to report posts and accounts that are spammy — just wondering if the features working or not. There seems to be an increase in thread necromancy lately. I've seen posts long dead suddenly come back to life!


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World Citizen
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Joined: January 12th, 2008
Location: Traveling for a while away from Playa San Diego SV

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  • Added on: July 14th, 2010
Will be arriving in Portland tomorrow, Thurs July 15 at 12:50, staying at the AAE Banfield hostel.

Any chance of a meet with Chris or anyone??

Taking Amtrak to Vancouver the next morning.

Dave |
"I started out alone to seek adventures. You don't really have to seek them - that is nothing but a phrase - they come to you." Mark Twain

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Joined: March 24th, 2005

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  • Added on: March 8th, 2011

Who are the mods these days?
Static and Skobb haven't been online since September, Slip since May 2009!
AJV was on at start of Feb but surely the boards requre more active participation/monitoring than that..?

Would be nice to know who's keeping everything ticking over :)


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Community Manager
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Joined: February 10th, 2005
Location: Portland, OR

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  • Added on: March 8th, 2011
Mostly just me these days, mate. There are several members who are great at helping police the boards by flagging inappropriate posts which I review every now and again and weed out the spammers (and anyone can do it). Thankfully we don't have much in the way of trolls or folks looking to pick a fight so there's less need of the moderation we used to have.
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Lucky Luke

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  • Added on: March 8th, 2011
...All by yourseeeelf, don't wanna be all by yourself, anymore...

True, I guess there isn't the same level of chatter/debate on contentious topics as you'd see a few years back. Maybe time to un-sticky that post!

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