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Ask an atheistforums.org admin
#21
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
What is the process of choosing a new mod?
"Of course, everyone will claim they respect someone who tries to speak the truth, but in reality, this is a rare quality. Most respect those who speak truths they agree with, and their respect for the speaking only extends as far as their realm of personal agreement. It is less common, almost to the point of becoming a saintly virtue, that someone truly respects and loves the truth seeker, even when their conclusions differ wildly." 

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#22
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
(January 17, 2016 at 1:09 am)Catholic_Lady Wrote: What is the process of choosing a new mod?

Best bribe.
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#23
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
(January 17, 2016 at 1:08 am)Beccs Wrote: We have a private jacuzzi that SC still hasn't cleaned.

I didn't make the mess and I refuse to clean it up.
"There remain four irreducible objections to religious faith: that it wholly misrepresents the origins of man and the cosmos, that because of this original error it manages to combine the maximum servility with the maximum of solipsism, that it is both the result and the cause of dangerous sexual repression, and that it is ultimately grounded on wish-thinking." ~Christopher Hitchens, god is not Great

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#24
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
(January 17, 2016 at 1:12 am)SteelCurtain Wrote:
(January 17, 2016 at 1:08 am)Beccs Wrote: We have a private jacuzzi that SC still hasn't cleaned.

I didn't make the mess and I refuse to clean it up.

Didn't make the mess?

It was you who was (censored) while the other two were (censored). And then you (censored)!!

Do you deny that?
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#25
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
(January 17, 2016 at 1:07 am)Judi Lynn Wrote: If you look at the list of people online, there appears the names of yahoo and google. They are in black. Do you know why they are always there and not in blue?

Yahoo, Google, and Baidu (a Chinese SE) have web crawlers that keep their search engines up to date. If you copy/paste some unique-ish text from someone's post into Google, it will show up in the suggestions after a relatively short amount of time.
"There remain four irreducible objections to religious faith: that it wholly misrepresents the origins of man and the cosmos, that because of this original error it manages to combine the maximum servility with the maximum of solipsism, that it is both the result and the cause of dangerous sexual repression, and that it is ultimately grounded on wish-thinking." ~Christopher Hitchens, god is not Great

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#26
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
(January 17, 2016 at 1:07 am)Judi Lynn Wrote: If you look at the list of people online, there appears the names of yahoo and google. They are in black. Do you know why they are always there and not in blue?

Those are web crawlers used by Yahoo and Google to index web pages for their search engines. They aren't regular members so they don't have accounts, but they are identifiable by a string they send to the server.

(January 17, 2016 at 1:09 am)Catholic_Lady Wrote: What is the process of choosing a new mod?

We usually make a thread where people nominate candidates, then we create a poll and the current staff votes. The person with the highest amount of votes is asked to join.
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#27
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
(January 17, 2016 at 1:15 am)Beccs Wrote:
(January 17, 2016 at 1:12 am)SteelCurtain Wrote: I didn't make the mess and I refuse to clean it up.

Didn't make the mess?

It was you who was (censored) while the other two were (censored). And then you (censored)!!

Do you deny that?

Prove it.
"There remain four irreducible objections to religious faith: that it wholly misrepresents the origins of man and the cosmos, that because of this original error it manages to combine the maximum servility with the maximum of solipsism, that it is both the result and the cause of dangerous sexual repression, and that it is ultimately grounded on wish-thinking." ~Christopher Hitchens, god is not Great

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#28
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
(January 17, 2016 at 1:16 am)Tiberius Wrote:
(January 17, 2016 at 1:07 am)Judi Lynn Wrote: If you look at the list of people online, there appears the names of yahoo and google. They are in black. Do you know why they are always there and not in blue?

Those are web crawlers used by Yahoo and Google to index web pages for their search engines. They aren't regular members so they don't have accounts, but they are identifiable by a string they send to the server.

(January 17, 2016 at 1:09 am)Catholic_Lady Wrote: What is the process of choosing a new mod?

We usually make a thread where people nominate candidates, then we create a poll and the current staff votes. The person with the highest amount of votes is asked to join.

That's a shame because one day I would love to join the staff but I think it should be based on more than just a popularity vote.
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#29
RE: Ask an atheistforums.org admin
(January 17, 2016 at 1:42 am)Judi Lynn Wrote: That's a shame because one day I would love to join the staff but I think it should be based on more than just a popularity vote.

It's not really a vote of who we like best. It is a vote of who we think fits all the criteria of being a mod best. Sometimes those are two very different things, oftentimes they coincide.
"There remain four irreducible objections to religious faith: that it wholly misrepresents the origins of man and the cosmos, that because of this original error it manages to combine the maximum servility with the maximum of solipsism, that it is both the result and the cause of dangerous sexual repression, and that it is ultimately grounded on wish-thinking." ~Christopher Hitchens, god is not Great

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#30
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Didn't vote, and no questions here.
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