i just wanted to write that i think minniyar, scout1, pearl and cricketmom are intelligent, fair, generous and patient moderators. the fact that what they do is on a volunteer basis (here comes my favorite word) is very commendable, and that they have to put up with some of us (like me) is, well, rather deplorable, LOL. so thank you, thank you, thank you, and i promise to behave! =)
Bessie and TJ, thanks for taking the time to say that. A very welcome change. luvmypits, if you go back and read what I copied from Admin.'s e-mail in my first post, hopefully you will be able to see that this topic is "Forum" related, but thanks for sharing.
Yeah whatever your excuse is I saw it coming. I believe the FORUM is a pet forum so since this is not about pets then NO it is NOT forum related but who cares go ahead and suck it all up, after all you have the power to pick and choose what stays and thats all that really matters now isnt it?
Yeah, Acey, the only reason I would move to another forum is this particular topic. :/
Not because of the inappropriate behavior of people who should be setting examples or anything.
edit - sorry, I just noticed some more of Acey's post. It's funny that you would mention that because it's almost exactly what I've said here to other people. And the fact that it DOESN'T consume my life is exactly why I'm not going to bother sticking around to change anything! The people who act like this isn't 'just the internet' are the ones who are, without fail, involved in all the stupid pathetic arguments on here. I'm not biased here - I think BOTH sides of those arguments are being stupid. Which is why I'm going to find a REAL pets only forum. ;)
***Edited By: mydoxiesrmybabies on 1/10/2005 1:40:07 PM*** Reason:
Yeah the mods picked were a good choice and would be even better if they were fair about the deleting off topics. I was never bashing them I was only stating the obviouse which is that some off topics can stay if the mods like the topic but if not then they delete it.
You know what acey, I have never once said anything to you and you make this post stating I wanted something to complain about well you are wrong and I see now that you got to put someone down and try yo start an argument you feel must feel better.
The moderators are people, too, you know. They have every right to ask questions and post and debate if they choose to. This is a volunteer based thing, they're not paid to put up with this board (which does get crazy at times). They get their feelings involved sometimes, but how could they not? They're at this forum because of the same reason everyone else is, they love their pets. So when an issue they feel strongly about comes up, they can speak their mind. They were not sworn in or anything to become mods, they signed no contract saying they'd act like robots with no feelings. A lot of people talk crap about them, do you think their feelings might get hurt at times? I know mine would. They do the best they can, IMO, and I appreciate that very much. If anyone wants to move to another board because they don't like the actions of people 100% of the time, then go ahead. But I really think they do a great job and do the best they can.
oops! what i meant to say is that i think the mods have really intelligent, fair, generous and patient dogs, and that i am thankful that those dogs are on this forum. and some dogs like to brownnose as well, so there you go. ;)
***Edited By: bessieloubop on 1/10/2005 1:48:39 PM*** Reason: 1
luvmypits & mydoxies, im sorry that it seemed I was trying to start an arguement or single people out, Im really not. Im just trying to stick up for the mods because they get bashed non-stop and I don't think they deserve it. It just seems that when someone tries to compliment them or say Thanks to them, others have to question the fact as to whether its allowed. Allowed or not, I think it's okay since it's just thanking people who take time out of their lives to try and make this place a little more sane. Again, Im sorry.
I understand what you're saying, Acey. I just don't think that it's a non-stop mod bash around here. Quite the opposite, imho. The only person I see getting bashed non-stop around here is that Katzpom girl. I'm not giving my opinion either way - I just don't think the mods are that bad off and true mods wouldn't give a sh** anyway. (I AM biased about moderator-type jobs and web page design because that is what I do, so I have a bit of experience about what a 'real' moderator would be like and why I think the rules are not very good - they could be made a LOT more clear and obvious - this would take away the responsibility of mods having to explain things a million times.)