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ITT, we request additional moderators.

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Re: ITT, we request additional moderators.
« Reply #20 on: May 06, 2007, 05:30:30 PM »
Our moderators are wonderful people but they are few in number and understandably busy with other things.

The time has come for a new generation of moderators.

ITT, we support the above statement.  If we are feeling saucy, we also nominate others for the job.

and, go...

There has been recent concern for more moderation with the recent influx of former/current xoxo members. Currently, LSD has   four moderators: Myself and Groundhog (GH) are probably the more active 2, plus Andrew (the LSD admin) pops in every now and again to frequent the site for any trollish or just outright offensive posts.  I don't know if Andrew plans to add any more moderators in the near future but regardless of whether that happens or not, don't hesitate to reach out to us.  Between Groundhog and myself, we are pretty good about responding quickly to any reported problems you guys send our way.


Is there a FAQ on what is considered a problem and what is not? It would be nice to know the policies a bit better I guess…

Good question.

The general rule of law is that its up to the discretion of the moderator/administrator as to what is problematic and what is not.  Both GroundHog and myself try to remain as objective as possible when deciding whether to can something or not.  Free speech is important, so our default is to usually stay out of it unless a post/poster rises to such a level that it/he/she needs to go.

To give a few examples of stuff that traditionally gets the boot around here - porn shots (save it for your bedrooms folks); personal information of other posters being outed without their approval; personal harassment of other posters (beyond your typical back and forth-type heated debate or argument scenario); and a recently new addition to the boot list is any discussion that gives detailed answers to LSAT exams - especially LSAT exams that, due to weather delays, may have been taken in one part of the country but that haven't quite made it to other parts of the country yet. The reasoning behind that one should be obvious.

Anything else is pretty much fair game.

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