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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 aristarchus on Sunday August 27 2017, @11:56AM (1 child)

    by aristarchus (2645) on Sunday August 27 2017, @11:56AM (#559799) Journal

    And you fell right into the trap of mod-banning a Soylentil who was objecting to being unjustly spam modded? Not too bright, are we, oh Buzzard who claims to be mighty?

    Starting Score:    1  point
    Karma-Bonus Modifier   +1  

    Total Score:   2  
  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday August 27 2017, @02:21PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday August 27 2017, @02:21PM (#559848)

    Buzzy is right here. The spam mod takes more points away than the other mods and it gets added to a queue that Buzzy or other folks have to deal with.

    Perhaps if you'd be less of an incompetent asshole, people wouldn't view you as such a worthless cum stain. Scratch that, at least with a cum stain you get the pleasure of a good jerk off.