We have a new Moderator on the forum !

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by GDJMSP, Apr 21, 2018.

  1. Kirkuleez

    Kirkuleez 80 proof

    Did you really need to add another moderator just before the annual bribes were due? Send me your mailing address @lordmarcovan and I’ll send your envelope over.

    JK, but seriously, a great choice and a nice addition to an already exemplary staff here at CT. Good luck with the crazies.
     
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  3. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    I had wondered about @chrisild's status. Ironically, Doug's "you're drafted!" message came to me when I was myself on a (brief) hiatus. I have them from time to time, but I guess I'll need to keep 'em fairly short now.
     
  4. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate

    So the moderators do not form a volunteer army, but the draft is in place?
     
  5. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    In fact, I'm pretty sure volunteering to be a moderator is one sure way to get taken off the list.

    Without getting political, this is only one example of "people who really want the position are probably the last ones who should have it"... :rolleyes:
     
  6. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate

    Well, what I meant was that it sounded like LordM logged on one day and found he was a moderator without being asked. Perhaps he did not want to be.

    That actually happened to me with the now defunct discussion forum GoldSilverChat. One day I logged on and was a moderator. I had never been asked. I did not really want it.
     
  7. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    LOL. I suppose they could give someone moderator rights without their consent, but forcing that member to act as a moderator might be tricky.
     
  8. GDJMSP

    GDJMSP Numismatist Moderator

    No. Rob forgot to mention that the "you're drafted" part was a joke.
     
  9. Stevearino

    Stevearino Supporter! Supporter

    It’s nice to see such unanimity on CT; three pages and not a single post decrying the OP’s (except for our expected tongue-in-cheek responses which make CT such a great place IMHO). All proof of the quality of the choice.

    Welcome @lordmarcovan!

    Steve
     
  10. Bert Gedin

    Bert Gedin Well-Known Member

    Us Battery Numismatists welcome you, Rob. You're not an extremist moderator, are you ? :pompous:
     
  11. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    And how come "moderate" and "moderator" are words, but "extremator" isn't?
     
  12. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate

    How come potations are potable but editions are not edible? English is a funny language.
     
  13. Bert Gedin

    Bert Gedin Well-Known Member

    My side of the argument is always right, Harry, and the other, sad, guy is always wrong !!!
     
  14. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Oh cool. I adore him. He has some of the more interesting coins in his collection. Great news
     
  15. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Cute and funny
     
  16. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Thats just for starters. He's Scottish. Its a caber (telephone poll) hope I'm right.
     
  17. Black Friar

    Black Friar Supporter! Supporter

    Welcome aboard, and thanks for your service. Ok, that's a bit much, but, you do deserve the adulation of the masses. There I go again, how about a simple Thank You.
     
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  18. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    "Funny" in a "laugh to avoid screaming" sense.

    "Why is my language so weird? Because it doesn't borrow words -- it beats up other languages in dark alleys, then rifles their pockets for spare grammar and loose vocabulary."
     
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  19. juris klavins

    juris klavins Well-Known Member

    Kudos to our new moderator - a promotion deserves a new, improved hat ;)

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  20. mikenoodle

    mikenoodle The Village Idiot Supporter

    congrats, rob!

    you're gonna be great!
     
  21. shagbark acres

    shagbark acres Supporter! Supporter

    Congratulations Rob .
     
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