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posted by on Friday August 25 2017, @11:26PM   Printer-friendly
from the we're-really-big-time-now dept.

Welcome, new trolls! We're pleased as punch to have you aboard, unfortunately as you may have noticed our moderators are unable to give you the moderations you've been working so hard for. Since we can't really do much about people not moderating more, we're going to be giving out more points so that the ones that do can give you the attention you so desperately crave.

Moderators: Starting a little after midnight UTC tonight, everyone will be getting ten points a day instead of five. The threshold for a mod-bomb, however, is going to remain at five. This change is not so you can pursue an agenda against registered users more effectively but so we can collectively handle the rather large uptick in anonymous trolling recently while still being able to have points remaining for upmodding quality comments. This is not an invitation to go wild downmodding; it's helping you to be able to stick to the "concentrate more on upmodding than downmodding" bit of the guidelines.

Also, this is not a heavily thought-out or permanent change. It is a quick, dirty adjustment that will be reviewed, tweaked, and likely changed before year's end. Questions? Comments?

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  • (Score: 2) by The Mighty Buzzard on Saturday August 26 2017, @02:22AM (2 children)

    by The Mighty Buzzard (18) Subscriber Badge <> on Saturday August 26 2017, @02:22AM (#559236) Homepage Journal

    Cheers. It's just a pulled muscle but it's a back muscle and those do tend to cause way more annoyance than anywhere else.

    My rights don't end where your fear begins.
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  • (Score: 2) by Kell on Saturday August 26 2017, @04:20AM (1 child)

    by Kell (292) on Saturday August 26 2017, @04:20AM (#559279)

    Glad to hear it's nothing permanent/crippling. Speedy recovery!

    Scientists ask questions. Engineers solve problems.
    • (Score: -1, Troll) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday August 26 2017, @06:47AM

      by Anonymous Coward on Saturday August 26 2017, @06:47AM (#559325)

      Uzzard injured his back while trying to suck his own cock; therefore, he deserves to be permanently crippled for attempting such an immoral act.