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Re: Reputation and Accountability

by Ovid (Cardinal)
on Jun 12, 2003 at 16:25 UTC ( #265405=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Reputation and Accountability

The monk silenced you must have been on the Power Users list. Generally, these people are are there because they are trusted not to abuse this authority. To date, I believe I've only used this ability twice. Both times I gave warning to the offending party that I was going to silence them if they didn't watch their language. Personally, I am very tolerant of offensive language. I have only stepped in when profanity starts getting directed at another user in anger.

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Ovid

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Re: Re: Reputation and Accountability
by chip (Curate) on Jun 12, 2003 at 16:32 UTC
    If only the monk who slienced me had given me warning of imminent silencing, I wouldn't be here complaining. So apparently one of the Power Users is abusing his power. Which one? Gee, I don't know. That's my point.

    update: I use 'warning' as an example of something that would reveal the identity of the /borg-er. I don't think a warning of a temporary mute is important.

        -- Chip Salzenberg, Free-Floating Agent of Chaos

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