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Have You Ever Been Put In Moderation on Xenforo.com

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by DRE, Jan 20, 2013.

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  1. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Have you ever been put in moderation on xenforo.com and if so, what for?

    I haven't but I've seen others have. I be wondering what got them into trouble.
  2. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Breaking the rules.
  3. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    People don't always break the rules intentionally. Sometimes they just get carried away.
  4. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Breaking the rules is breaking the rules... doesn't matter how you got there....

    It's like if you got pulled over for speeding because you wern't watching the speedometer... doesn't matter that it was an accident or not, you were still breaking the law and it was your responsibility to make sure that you were sticking to the limit. Same applies here.
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  5. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Do all of the moderators have a lil conversation with the user, like warn them first and then one before you put them into moderation or do you just put them in moderation with no warning? I can understand doing that with obviously rule breakers but with some of the more experienced users on here a PC would be better first.
  6. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Warnings are handed out, usualy with between 3-5 warning points depending on the severity of what they did. Sometimes we just drop them a PM to tell them they're walking on thin ice.

    Once they accumulate 10 points, they are placed into moderation. So its a gradual thing.

    Some particularly prolific users, people who have been identified as warez or piracy users, or people flagged up for other reasons can get placed into moderation in order to keep an eye on them without that build up, but this is reserved for special cases.
  7. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Do the warning points expire? I remember Brogan sending me one for going off subject in an off topic thread (my own thread at that, lmaooo). I wonder if I still have that. There's no way I can see my warnings like I can on vBulletin. It would be cool if that feature was added on here. Cause then I can see if I'm still walking on thin ice or not. When I'm on a vBulletin forum, being able to see my warnings makes me choose my words more carefully.
  8. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

    Going off-topic in off-topic :eek:

    You outlaw!
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  9. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Yea they expire, usualy after 3 or 6 months, sometimes longer if it was a particularly bad incident.
  10. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

    In other words 8thos, yours will likely remain forever. :p
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  11. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    The length of the "You are moderated" penalty given out here at Xenforo.com often seems too high, IMO.

    I was moderated for a while. Mostly for encouraging paid addons for Xenforo.com back in the day when they were all free really. I think the last thing Brogan did before he left was to moderate me.
  12. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

  13. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    You would be mistaken because that is what I thought when i was put in moderation when brogan left.
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  14. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    Not always. Period.

    We'll just leave it as that

    (you can reply and give all your detail "explanations" on why that is not true, but it's not going to change the fact. period.)
  15. Jeffin

    Jeffin Well-Known Member

    (1)Nope. (2)But (3)then, (4)my (5)replies (6)are (7)usually (8)nice (9)and (10)short. (11)normallynotexceeding11wordsinareply.
  16. Da Bookie Mon

    Da Bookie Mon Well-Known Member

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  17. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Oh wow I made it to 8,000+ posts without being put on moderation.
  18. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    That can soon change. @Brogan. You know what to do.
  19. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Discussions on how this forum is managed are inappropriate.
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