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TA Police

View Poll Results: Should there be a TA police force?
Yes 13 46.43%
No 15 53.57%
Voters: 28. You may not vote on this poll
04-20-2009, 09:09 PM
#1
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TA Police

I used to joke about having TA secret police, but now I think their time has come. These network of members can coordinate and target spam users, shill accounts, etc. Stupid, I know, but it can relieve stress on moderators who can be the overwatchers of the police. What do y'all think?

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04-20-2009, 09:12 PM
#2
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I think that we now have the need for them. My vote is yes. But I must ask, do you mean regular members just suddenly get this ability without anybody knowing?

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04-20-2009, 09:12 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
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Every member can report a post.
http://forums.toucharcade.com/report.php?p=197955
04-20-2009, 09:13 PM
#4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gscal View Post
I think that we now have the need for them. My vote is yes. But I must ask, do you mean regular members just suddenly get this ability without anybody knowing?
No. I mean they must be trusted, checked, etc. They are to deal with the flood of new members and trolls. Maybe I wasn't too clear. They could be public too, like sheriffs.

And Dave, yes that's true. This is to report or temp. lock accounts that are bad or spammers.

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04-20-2009, 09:21 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2009
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My vote is no. I think these appointed forum cops will just abuse their power and give the admin and mods more problems.
04-20-2009, 09:23 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by Ravenblack View Post
My vote is no. I think these appointed forum cops will just abuse their power and give the admin and mods more problems.
While that could be true, here's the trick; they can distribute a certain type of lock on the account until a mod clears, accepts, or bans it/the user. Still, I can see what you mean. That will be on the members' honor.

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04-20-2009, 09:26 PM
#7
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This site is doubling every 2 months or so.. arn will add new mods as needed.
04-20-2009, 09:38 PM
#8
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Originally Posted by DaveMc99 View Post
This site is doubling every 2 months or so.. arn will add new mods as needed.
But wouldn't that cause an overmod population?

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04-20-2009, 09:39 PM
#9
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hell yes >:l
i call elite sniper

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04-20-2009, 09:40 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by Vester View Post
hell yes >:l
i call elite sniper
The NAVY Seals of TA.

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