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Discussion in 'Announcements' started by JaseTheVillain, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. Red

    Red Well-Known Member

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    Just fall on your sword Johnny.
     

  2. Martino Quackavelli

    Martino Quackavelli jalapeno smuggler professional cuddler Site Supporter

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    What #ian4mod would bring to the forum:
    • Timely replies. In the industry I work in (support sector, I work with the homeless indicating an empathetic character) a quick response is vital. Too often I have PMd admin or mods (T.A. being the exception) with info of vital importance that goes unread days upon end. If we are to foster a socially conscious community it's important that those in positions of authority respond to and communicate with the members that truly make this a great forum. As this very thread evidences, it's not occurring.
    • Gratitude. When we click the report button we need to see the response, we need a reply explaining what has been done and why, and we need to thank the reportee for their diligence. On another forum I run (as an administrator no less) we have it as policy to respond to all reports within 9 hours. I have thrown report after report after some threads and got nothing for it. Even some negative feedback would be appreciated, but nothing? Just plain rude.
    • Will stand up to bigotry. We have seen a worrisome trend of homophobia, racism, ableism and sexism. I vow to always stand up to such behaviours wherever they occur. In fact just yesterday I PMd management around some awful behaviour in the shoutbox, admin have, of course, not deigned to respond yet - but I'm sure they're very busy.
    • Beer. I can promise a pint and a jager bomb to everyone who endorses me should we meet.
    • Communication. It's all well and good me saying what I'd do, but what would you do? Let me know! The downfall of TFF, and possibly 1FF ( :animatedf: ) was management ignoring the people. The Politics & Current Affairs board may be one forum, but it's our forum. It is what we make it. Decisions should be made with consultation. A Charter of Debate would be drawn up, hopefully with your input, governing what is and what is not allowed. A forum run top-down is a poor forum. It shouldn't resemble a hierarchy, but more of a spider diagram with DREAM BIG in the middle and all of us as little spokes.
    • Commitment. I'm always on here so you have that. You'll never have me claiming I'm too busy.
    Thanks for your time, I think together we can fix the Politics forum, and maybe, together, we can fix the world.

    Here's a dog in armour

    [​IMG]

    And here's a song I like



    *DROPS MIC*
     
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  3. Dirk

    Dirk Lower Saxon

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    Sounds good. If it is meant seriously I'll vote for #ian4mod ;)
     
  4. Frealaf

    Frealaf Well-Known Member

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    Sounds good and shows what is wrong with the entire forum not just the politics one.

    Not enough mods, mods not having enough powers and non existant admins that don't respond timely enough if at all.

    If you are too busy fine, stay in the background but get some more mods in to do the day to day modding and give them more powers.
     
  5. Captain Scumbag

    Captain Scumbag A fiend in human shape

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    The Scumbag Manifesto:
    • All complaints and reports will be ignored. Unhappy posters are encouraged – nay, instructed – to use the “ignore” function.
    • Trolls will be banned indefinitely, but only if a self-appointed coterie of experts (consisting of me and Ian_Wrexham) collectively decide they are shit at it.
    Here is a gif of a chimp riding a bicycle:
    [​IMG]
    And here is one of my favourite songs:

    #Scumbag4Mod
     
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  6. Martino Quackavelli

    Martino Quackavelli jalapeno smuggler professional cuddler Site Supporter

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    I see respected members are copying my manifesto format already. Can you smell that? It's change. Change is coming.
     
  7. Leo

    Leo To be a rock and not to roll. Site Supporter

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    I asked you a few days ago if you fancied the job. Never mind a 'timely' reply, there was NO reply. If you 'were' to be made what you desperately desire let's hope your attitude to whom you rely re concerns or even polite questions changes.

    PS....I don't give a monkey's (no pun intended) chuff whether you reply to me or not....just thought I'd point that out (and you have never had the decency to admit you were wrong in accusing me of being Monkey)......:bg:
     
  8. Martino Quackavelli

    Martino Quackavelli jalapeno smuggler professional cuddler Site Supporter

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    When/where did you ask me?
     
  9. Leo

    Leo To be a rock and not to roll. Site Supporter

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    In this thread...post #4
     
  10. Martino Quackavelli

    Martino Quackavelli jalapeno smuggler professional cuddler Site Supporter

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    I'll give it a go, yeah.
     
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  11. Leo

    Leo To be a rock and not to roll. Site Supporter

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    Excellent.....:2thumb:....but you'll need to be more on the ball if you get your mod gig.....people will take your manifesto speech on trust....;)

    Yours

    Leo & only Leo!
     
  12. Dirk

    Dirk Lower Saxon

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    Especially the part with the free beer
     
  13. Saddlerrad

    Saddlerrad Administrator Admin

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    Sent out a few PM's today to potential candidates.

    Had quite a few PM's which was a positive response.
     
  14. Renegade

    Renegade Show me what you got.

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    My bets are on JT.

    Winner of the position gets a free Nintendo Switch™.
     
  15. Martino Knockavelli

    Martino Knockavelli Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the PM, Saddlerrad. It really is very flattering to be asked, but I'm simply too busy with my relationship and artworks to tackle the job with the dedication and focus that it needs (and deserves) right now, so must sadly decline.

    Yours with all of my best,
    Matt
     
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  16. Ebeneezer Goode

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    i dont seem to have received my pm yet

    im sure its just a formality though tbh
     
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  17. Martino Quackavelli

    Martino Quackavelli jalapeno smuggler professional cuddler Site Supporter

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    respect.png

    #norespect #probablynotme #didntwanttobeamodanyway
     
  18. TheMinsterman

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    My lack of PM disturbs me.

    I won't have a club to support after next weekend so I'll have all the time in the world.
     
  19. Martino Quackavelli

    Martino Quackavelli jalapeno smuggler professional cuddler Site Supporter

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    You were a mod on TFF - you have blood on your hands.
     
  20. Pilgrim Meister

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    There are ex TFF mods who are mods on here, but admittedly they were anti regime, so you sort of have a point
     
  21. TheMinsterman

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    My own blood from gouging my eyes out watching non-league football doesn't count.
     
  22. Martino Quackavelli

    Martino Quackavelli jalapeno smuggler professional cuddler Site Supporter

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    The only ex-TFF mods who should be allowed to mod on here are the ones culled on D-Day. I think that was only ZianfrancoGoal. The rest of you collaborators didn't say shit till it was all over.
     
  23. smat

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    There will be consequences if McLean, the snag-toothed kapo of 1FF, gets a modship on this forum. There will be consequences.
     
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  24. Pilgrim Meister

    Pilgrim Meister Site Supporter Site Supporter

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    I have been advised by others not to apply to mod or hold any position of power on this forum, nor do want to, so you have no worries of me appearing as a moderator.

    The thing is this smat, people complained of militant mods on TFF, so when 1ff was born, a silent moderating approach was taken. Now members complain that nothing is being done to cull the trolls. You can never please everyone. Silent moderating is what the majority on here wanted but with that you have to accept trolls being able to post and members voting with their feet and using the ignore function as suggested by others to combat it, until such a time they push too far and admin get rid.
     
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  25. johnnytodd

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    This is a football forum isn't it?

    If people want to have in depth discussion on political matters the last place i would come would be a football forum. If your that interested in politics
    then trying to debate them with people like me is a bad move.............if i bumped into the tit Scumbag in real life would swerve him as a boring c***......ive never read any of his shit cos the words are too long.

    Football is or just about still is a working mans game..............however you PC bellends try to change it.

    get to fuck
     
  26. T.A

    T.A Well-Known Member Moderator

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    You're hard mate.
     
  27. johnnytodd

    johnnytodd Well-Known Member

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    grow up
     
  28. Martino Quackavelli

    Martino Quackavelli jalapeno smuggler professional cuddler Site Supporter

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  29. SALTIRE

    SALTIRE Slàinte mhath! Staff Member Moderator Site Supporter

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  30. johnnytodd

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    What we waiting for?
     

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