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    Quote Originally Posted by Vulgotha View Post
    Then you'd better select people with muted or unformed opinions. Eventually, Cu, you may realize that being impartial and objective can make somebody pick a side.

    PSU is a business, but not for the majority of the staff. They're nominated and work for free, so once again I am dubious about your 'man up and act the part' speech because the staff (atleast at the SMC level) don't see a cent and aren't really compensated in any meaningful way.

    Do you get paid? If so, then it is fair for your superiors to expect you to act and behave in the manner you are now exhibiting. But it is a bit silly to demand it of those who work under you out of a sense of commitment to the community. In particular if they were selected for traits which made them superior posters in the first place, but then you ask them to squelch and mute themselves in the public forum.

    That is not a well oiled and lubricated machine. It's cramming a square peg into a round hole.

    And of course we both realize that being totally unbiased, fair, and objective is a tall order to ask of anybody- paid or not.

    To be frank, you strike me as someone who has unrealistic expectations.


    Sigh, and no this is not out of some kind of resentment for being demoted. I was woefully inactive, especially my duties, given my academic, professional and personal life. My demotion was well deserved on those grounds.

    This is me being as objective as possible about this, without staying silent of course.
    I don't really agree with this. The fact that mods don't get paid has nothing to do with it imo. I became a mod @ Gearbox because I loved the community and I wanted be a supporting pillar of it's smooth running. Of course, my posting habits changed as a mod. However, the point of contention on that site wasn't 360 vs PS3 supporters but hacking/modding vs legit players. As a poster I was very vocal, along with many others in the community, about the hacking and how it ruined the game for many, but when I became a mod I had to accept that the role calls for objectivity and an impartial mindset. Sometimes I had to take action against posters who were breaking the rules in disputes regarding hacking and how it fucked the game...it was just part and parcel of making the choice to serve the community and have that responsibility.
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    To be frank, you strike me as someone who has unrealistic expectations.
    Why? I have been here since 2007, don't get paid, and remain objective.

    If I can do it, I can expect staff to as well. The key component is they have to love the site and want to invest the time to help it grow. That is my expectation.

    If it isn't in their mindset to do it, I don't want them on staff. Simple.

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    Well said Cuguy.
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    Tbh, when i 1st got made an smc, i struggled to remain a forum member and a member of staff, hence why it took me soooo long to get made again. but now im a mod, i do my job 1st and am psu member 2nd. i still have fun where i can, swear, make jokes etc, but i dont forgot my green status.....

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    post removed - I asked you to keep shit like this to yourself when I demoted you, seems you can't even obey that request. -CUGUY


    LMFAO, you deleted the post? Nice, well guys here is all the proof you need.

    Also I am not obligated to obey any request post-demotion, I didn't sign any NDA as I recall. Any of you gents want to hear what I actually said, please PM me.

    To be frank, you had no grounds to delete that post. Aside from hurt feelings, I didn't do anything which would warrant a deletion. I'll take this up with an Admin or mod.

    I broke no rules, you were complicit in the ongoing discussion (actively), I didn't use use any profanity/flaming terms to lob at you. It was a dissenting opinion.

    What are your justifications?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vulgotha View Post
    post removed - I asked you to keep shit like this to yourself when I demoted you, seems you can't even obey that request. -CUGUY


    LMFAO, you deleted the post? Nice, well guys here is all the proof you need.

    Also I am not obligated to obey any request post-demotion, I didn't sign any NDA as I recall. Any of you gents want to hear what I actually said, please PM me.

    To be frank, you had no grounds to delete that post. Aside from hurt feelings, I didn't do anything which would warrant a deletion. I'll take this up with an Admin or mod.

    I broke no rules, you were complicit in the ongoing discussion (actively), I didn't use use any profanity/flaming terms to lob at you. It was a dissenting opinion.

    What are your justifications?
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    i don't need justification.

    that post was just an attempt to get a mundane pointless argument about your perception of my character, which you have zero clue about.

    So I removed it.

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    Lol that's pathetic, you had no grounds.

    I'm going to take that up with Bishop and the admins.

    Probably won't resolve anything, but I'll try. Regardless, you're cementing what i've been saying in this thread.

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    Gentlemen gentlemen do i really have to bring the handbags out? Take this to PM's guys!



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    No need, I'm done lol.

    Not posting in this thread anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vulgotha View Post
    Lol that's pathetic, you had no grounds.

    I'm going to take that up with Bishop and the admins.

    Probably won't resolve anything, but I'll try. Regardless, you're cementing what i've been saying in this thread.

    =D

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    I'll pm you shortly, need to retype it in a word doc.
    to be honest, this argurement you have with Cuguy is pointless and between the two of you, and SHOULD be done in PM's, that is exactly what I would tell anyone else that would be going after someones character as if it is ever a topic for public debate


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    Quote Originally Posted by Vulgotha View Post
    No need, I'm done lol.

    Not posting in this thread anymore.
    Fair enough then :3



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    Quote Originally Posted by RaY_210 View Post
    You're in a gaming forum. Not sure that's possible
    It helps that I barely play video games anymore lol. I usually just spend my free time listening to music now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    It helps that I barely play video games anymore lol. I usually just spend my free time listening to music now.
    Lol I know, tell me about it. I just went on a little spending spree the past couple of weeks buying a 64 and some games, and some Final Fantasy's when they were on sale. Thinking about it now, I have no idea when I'll be able to play any of it lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    It helps that I barely play video games anymore lol. I usually just spend my free time listening to music now.
    You're probably music biased!
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    Quote Originally Posted by -Kwesnoth- View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by FonFahbre View Post
    SMC = Senior Member Council. I guess you can call them regular moderators with Moderators here being the super moderators(At least in some sites it was like that).


    They were referring to SMC's. You on the other hand is worthy of Admin without having to go through SMC and Moderator positions. You're too good for those.
    And obviously me and Silver aren't is basically what you're saying?...Thanks...




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    So when can we expect the rebuilding to begin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Black Wolf View Post
    So when can we expect the rebuilding to begin?
    It got underway with the demotions.

    Now we will start to assemble a new SMC team

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuguy View Post
    It got underway with the demotions.

    Now we will start to assemble a new SMC team
    In 2012 a crack team of
    http://<a href="http://www.youtube.c...ata_player</a>

    If you have a problem, and theres no admin or mod, and if you can find them, maybe you should hire the smc



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    Quote Originally Posted by Chille View Post
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    http://<a href="http://www.youtube.c...ata_player</a>

    If you have a problem, and theres no admin or mod, and if you can find them, maybe you should hire the smc

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    Chilles video
    ty pal, stupid tapatalk



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