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    Mods...How much cleanup is there?

    For the most part Bikeforums.net is pretty well cleaned up and free of spam and other junk. What most of us don't see is how much effort is required for this to be the case. How much clean up on isle 9 is there?

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    Well, we just added 3 more mods. Does that give a hint?

    Actually now that the spam has been slain by better code, the workload on the mods have actually gone down some, but on the flip side this is the "off season" where people often get bored, cabin fever sets in, and go looking for entertainment.

    If you're looking for numbers like avg number of reports sent in, number of edits made, threads locked/trashed, and of course members warned/banned then I'll say that it varies widely. Some days are quite quiet, some days it seems like we're doing all we can to throw what water we can on the fires just in time for another hot spot to pop up.

    This community, by and large, are absolutely great. I've enjoyed getting to know many more of you since starting my duties as mod. Even most of those who feel that they should have a wider latitude of freedom in some of their posts are interesting and good people. Sometimes they make good points, sometimes we just have to explain that if they want to play they have to play by the rules.
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    One is assigned to follow me around with a backhoe and an industrial can of Lysol at all times. Sometimes, if things are slow, they double team me, which makes me kinda feel special, like Ray Lewis.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom
    One is assigned to follow me around with a backhoe and an industrial can of Lysol. Sometimes, if things are slow, they double team me, which makes me kinda feel like Ray Lewis.
    Chip, you're too modest! You are followed around by the Mod equivalent of a NEST team or chemical response team in a nerve gas facility!
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    Chipcom's detachment consists of the person who drew the short straw at the last mod meeting. The next longest straw gets all of A&S, P&R and SS/Fixed all to themselves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
    Chip, you're too modest! You are followed around by the Mod equivalent of a NEST team or chemical response team in a nerve gas facility!
    I guess I ain't got to worry about who my Secret Service detail will be when elected President!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda2k
    Chipcom's detachment consists of the person who drew the short straw at the last mod meeting. The next longest straw gets all of A&S, P&R and SS/Fixed all to themselves.
    So when I go into A&S some lucky b@strd gets backup!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Naw, when that mod sees you show up they get to go on break.
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    They add mods so they can go around and delete posts that don't need to be deleted.

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    Chipcom,

    I'm following you around
    "RIDE FAST TAKE CHANCES!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattP.
    They add mods so they can go around and delete posts that don't need to be deleted.
    I told you not to tell people about that!
    C://dos
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    Quote Originally Posted by MattP.
    They add mods so they can go around and delete posts that don't need to be deleted.
    If you stay within TOS, they don't get deleted
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    Quote Originally Posted by snowy
    Chipcom,

    I'm following you around
    I am special!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattP.
    They add mods so they can go around and delete posts that don't need to be deleted.
    C'mere, I think someone needs a hug!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
    If you stay within TOS, they don't get deleted
    You might try selling this info on eBay
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    Quote Originally Posted by MattP.
    They add mods so they can go around and delete posts that don't need to be deleted.
    What?? Is someone not feeling the love?? Alright just give me a moment and I'll be with you in sec.
    "RIDE FAST TAKE CHANCES!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom
    I am special!
    Special Edumacation??
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritehsedad
    Special Edumacation??
    I'm a short bus man!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    short?
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritehsedad
    short?
    chort bus, bato.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    No work at all, we are all just here to make your lives miserable.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda2k
    Naw, when that mod sees you show up they get to go on break.
    Seriously - that's true, Chip. I, for one, really appreciate it.

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    ^ ^ ^ Funny because its true.
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