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    Questionable modding?

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    Well. Since you aren't a mod, I won't question you.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    mmmhhh, yes.

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    ????
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KonaRider24
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    mmmh, yes, excellent point.

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    Thanks for the maxxis stickers ej. I'm gunna look all pro and shlt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pheard
    Thanks for the maxxis stickers ej. I'm gunna look all pro and shlt.
    Don't forget the pictures when it's on the bike

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    Which poll did a mod mod?

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    I'm guessing your were referring to this thread?

    Cornbread

    Don't know who added the last option, but they were probably just trying to help. Starting a thread about "qustionable modding" probably isn't the best reaction. In the future a PM to a mod is probably a better one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ123
    Don't forget the pictures when it's on the bike
    You know it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pheard
    You know it.
    I'm still waiting for a Pheard shirt pic!
    . “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

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    I wouldn't worry about it, just as long as the vote tallies don't get run up on purpose. Options will get added in if there is an option forgotten, or if the mod sees an option missing that none has noticed yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
    I'm still waiting for a Pheard shirt pic!
    Everyone wants a pic of me!! Get at the back of the line....

    Yea. I need to buy a shirt.

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    A picture of Jon on a milk carton on a tee shirt perhaps?

    Or the tricycle picture?
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritehsedad
    A picture of Jon on a milk carton on a tee shirt perhaps?

    Or the tricycle picture?
    Tom sent me an iron on of that tricycle picture.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pheard
    Everyone wants a pic of me!! Get at the back of the line....

    Yea. I need to buy a shirt.

    I'll save my money thank you very much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritehsedad
    the tricycle picture?
    Yep! I made him a transfer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda2k
    I'm guessing your were referring to this thread?

    Cornbread

    Don't know who added the last option, but they were probably just trying to help. Starting a thread about "qustionable modding" probably isn't the best reaction. In the future a PM to a mod is probably a better one.
    There has been multiple more I have seen.
    Also, on that poll, I asked what they would like on the bread, but the option both can be determined as I like both honey and butter on at the same time. Wouldn't work.
    Last edited by EJ123; 01-13-07 at 11:26 PM.

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    My daughter silkscreens.

    I don't know if she did a shirt, but I think she made this screen:

    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Wouldn't bother me in most cases; the mods here are reasonable enough folks that I would probably agree the extra choice was an improvement. That said, a poll isn't always value-neutral; the wording of the question and the set of choices provided say a lot about the agenda of the person who designed it. If the issue addressed by the poll is a serious one, and if a mod were to change it so that the creator seemed to be pushing a point of view that they don't actually support, then that person would have a very legitimate grievance.

    Also, if people have already voted, then adding new choices would distort the results, since not everyone chose from the same set of options.

    Damn. I voted "No, it wouldn't bother me," but I think I've talked myself into the opposite point of view. Yeah, it's questionable modding, unless both the poll and the change are clearly in good fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by divergence
    Wouldn't bother me in most cases; the mods here are reasonable enough folks that I would probably agree the extra choice was an improvement. That said, a poll isn't always value-neutral; the wording of the question and the set of choices provided say a lot about the agenda of the person who designed it. If the issue addressed by the poll is a serious one, and if a mod were to change it so that the creator seemed to be pushing a point of view that they don't actually support, then that person would have a very legitimate grievance.

    Also, if people have already voted, then adding new choices would distort the results, since not everyone chose from the same set of options.

    Damn. I voted "No, it wouldn't bother me," but I think I've talked myself into the opposite point of view. Yeah, it's questionable modding, unless both the poll and the change are clearly in good fun.
    I disagree. Both cornbread and the types of spreads used are clearly important, albeit divisive issues that have indeed caused irreperable damage to both home and hearth. If you want to continue to belittle this issue by declaring that the poll "isn't a serious one", then I take it that you are one of those people that believe butter, salt, and sugar can all be poured into grits without question or so much as a blink. Do you even own a bicycle?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    Do you even own a bicycle?
    Yeah, but it just doesn't ride the same since I greased all the bearings with butter and honey. You think some tobasco would help?

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    I'm not sure...could someone who's a mod please add the option "Maybe, I'm undecided on this issue" to the above poll?

    Alright...the penalty for being a wise guy is 10 seconds of seriousness:
    Yes, I would be dissatisfied with the mod's action. If the poll is within BF rules, it should be left alone, unless the original author requests a change. However, for the "good fun" polls, we should all be mindful of others. I believe Koffee recently noted that we should use discretion in making posts that single out particular users.
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    Quote Originally Posted by divergence
    Yeah, but it just doesn't ride the same since I greased all the bearings with butter and honey. You think some tobasco would help?
    Shhhhh, you'll give it away...that's the secret ingredient!
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    I think it is obnoxious and inappropriate for moderators to edit/amend/remove people's posts without asking the author of the thread or post. Obviously there is an exception here for posts that violate the forum guidelines- i.e are spam posts, inappropriate, etc. Correcting obvious typos in thread titles is another exception.

    There was absolutley nothing wrong or afoul of that thread.

    It's one thing for the author of the thread to ask a mod to change things, but for mods to go ahead onm their own and hope that the original author likes the changes- not cool.

    I've had issues with moderators deleting posts of mine not becuase they were "bad" or "inappropriate" posts, but because they didn't like my opinion or that it might have been slightly controversial..but that's another topic for another time.

    One more thing- I also think it is reprehensible that the moderators attempt to hush any threads like this that provide constructive criticism and dialogue between users and moderators. Editing posts does not just affect the original author, but rather all the people who looked at the thread or posted to it.

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