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[Guide] Protect yourself from False Moderators!
« on: November 13, 2009, 11:07:53 pm »
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In this tutorial i will try to explain you how to have better control of the moderators actions!
1st Steep:
Selecting a Moderator
When you select a moderator make sure that you really need one.I didnt need a moderator for a short while until i reached 40+ members because i could handle all at my own.
To select correct a moderator you need to make some rules that he must follow and how many posts he need to post before he even get the chance to be a moderator(if you have friends that wanna be moderators and help you you dont need them to check :p)In my forum you need 20 posts then you will be put on trial (Trial Moderator or Probe Moderator)with many commands/permissions then a real moderator.

What would be a Big Mistake
This is an exemple from my forum!
I was playing an online game and asked if some1 want to be a mod in my forum about Warcraft 3,a guy sad that he has expirience as a mod and in warcraft 3.I sad ok lets try it go to my forum and post only 1 post cuz i need a mod fast....He registered and I was waiting that he makes a post so he will be a prob mod....I was waiting like an hour and then I asked him why he didnt post anything...He pmed me wit this:
"Make me moderator you sad so"
At that moment I was just :mad:....So if you see something like that from a wanna be moderator you just ban his ip and you have protected yourself![/b]
2nd Step:
When I need a moderator?
Moderators are needed when you have an amount of Active members..The moderators make you easy to concentrate on important things(Contests,Membergrups,Sorting,adding new things etc).
You will see you will have more work then ever when you need moderators!
3rd Step:
If a moderator want to leave with a trail left behind!
If a moderator gets angry and want to leave the forum but not peacefully you need to react fast otherwise you may have big loses!
Exemple my fried had a great forum once a moderator got angry about a rejected suggestion and just so deleted 400 posts  and kicked 100 members out of the forum



I hope this advice/tip/tutorial helped you by teaching you how to act correctly
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Re: How to protect yourself from False Moderators!
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2009, 05:08:05 pm »
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If a moderator gets angry and want to leave the forum but not peacefully you need to react fast otherwise you may have big loses!

The idea is to prevent this by only hiring people you FULLY trust, remember that your site is your investment and you have to protect it yourself!

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Re: How to protect yourself from False Moderators!
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2009, 04:56:36 am »
Selecting a moderator is something you are going to have to risk. There is almost always a chance that they could damage your forum.

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Re: How to protect yourself from False Moderators!
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2010, 06:05:59 am »
Selecting a moderator is something you are going to have to risk. There is almost always a chance that they could damage your forum.

That is exactly right. I would only make people Moderator, or any type of staff if i have trusted them for a long time.

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Re: How to protect yourself from False Moderators!
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2010, 12:48:54 pm »
Selecting a moderator is something you are going to have to risk. There is almost always a chance that they could damage your forum.

Absolutely and it is something I will never ever do, regardless of the size of my forum.

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Re: How to protect yourself from False Moderators!
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2010, 03:12:30 am »
helpfull information

 

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