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3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.
2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.
3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.
4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote
5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning
6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.
7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.
8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?
9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

Any supporters?
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3/19/2016 4:49:10 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
What makes you think you're qualified.?
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3/19/2016 5:44:10 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.
2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.
3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.
4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote
5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning
6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.
7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.
8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?
9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

Any supporters?

No
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3/19/2016 6:43:23 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.

The Pres already helps deal with problems.

2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.

Not even Airmax, to my knowledge, can do this.

3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.

Most presidential nominees offer this.

4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote

http://www.debate.org...

5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning

This is an Airmax thing. Although punishment for multiple RO's may go somewhere.

6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.

Both halves are Airmax-only things. Especially the second half. Plus, you can't just remove a comment because it's not directly relevant to a thread.

7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.

RO's may have their place, but easy-to-obtain RO's are an abomination to intellectual discourse. Crying because someone disagrees with you too much and making the Mod tell them to leave you alone. The mod is the mod, not your parent.

8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?

Only Juggle can do this.

9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed.

Juggle-only function.

10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

So... Wylted's co-VP?

Any supporters?
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3/19/2016 7:44:22 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 6:24:47 AM, Hayd wrote:
yeah...no
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3/19/2016 3:02:25 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 4:49:10 AM, lannan13 wrote:
What makes you think you're qualified.?

I've seen the best and worst of DDO. What makes anyone qualified? That's my question
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3/19/2016 3:10:59 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 6:43:23 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.

The Pres already helps deal with problems.

How so?
2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.

Not even Airmax, to my knowledge, can do this.

The Pres can talk to Juggle directly and have that removed.
3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.

Most presidential nominees offer this.

Yeah, well so do I, so at least as far as this point is concerned, I'm better than the ones who don't
4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote

http://www.debate.org...

Yet my votes were removed for reasons such as this
5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning

This is an Airmax thing. Although punishment for multiple RO's may go somewhere.

But a policy that should and can be implemented
6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.

Both halves are Airmax-only things. Especially the second half. Plus, you can't just remove a comment because it's not directly relevant to a thread.

Sure you can, the derailment policy. I've seen a lot of threads turn horrible because one guy went off on a tangent. It sucks. For everyone who was in the thread. Say there's a thread about Trump and someone goes on and on about how it doesn't matter from a religious perspective. Great point but irrelevant. Especially when this person begins replying to everyone and arguing.
7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.

RO's may have their place, but easy-to-obtain RO's are an abomination to intellectual discourse. Crying because someone disagrees with you too much and making the Mod tell them to leave you alone. The mod is the mod, not your parent.

I'm not saying that RO's should be something you can get in 3 seconds. It would be a long process, reviewing why the RO should be implemented.
8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?

Only Juggle can do this.

See above reasons
9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed.

Juggle-only function.

See above reasons
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

So... Wylted's co-VP?

Not exactly.
Any supporters?
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3/19/2016 3:32:55 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.

Already dealt with.

2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.

You want to mitigate flame wars and you want to remove the swearing filter? These seem contradictory to me. Also, there are active 13 - 18 year olds on the site too.

3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.

The president already does this in the monthly update.

4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote

Airmax is already revising the voting standards.

5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning

I think the punishment now is fine. Most people now get 1 week bans for flame wars. Are you suggesting longer?

6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.

This will be detrimental. The site will make way less money from minimal attention. The sites popularity will go down which will ultimately decrease the number of members joining and decrease the chances of people coming across the site.

7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.

Only airmax can have this ability. You can't just give out these positions. Airmax has a special account that allows him to have banning abilities, vote removal etc. Every single other account on the site is ordinary. Including the other mods. They help airmax out but ultimately it is always airmax that removes votes, forums, polls etc.

8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?

You'll need Juggle for this. And they've been ignoring communication from DDO for ages now. What makes you think that you could change this?

9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed

Airmax is already doing the best he can. I don't know what the president could possibly do to help. You don't get any additional bug removal privileges
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10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

Stuff like this has already happened. In the next election Wylted, Rosalie and Bsh are running as one presidency. Wylted as president, Rosalie as vice and Bsh as co-pres. Last time it was Bsh, Zaradi, Saph. There's nothing new here. Plus, once you're the president depending on how many people you know and are friends with you, you can help them to run programs. Since Bsh was quite popular he got people like FortisAnimi to run the mentorship program, VOT to run the debate review program, Hayd to run tournaments, etc.

Any supporters?

Not me, sorry.
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3/19/2016 5:40:17 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

What the president does with his male things, really isn't DDO business. Not sure anyone would want that job. (Sorry, couldn't resist on that typo)
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3/19/2016 9:51:22 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 3:02:25 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 4:49:10 AM, lannan13 wrote:
What makes you think you're qualified.?

I've seen the best and worst of DDO. What makes anyone qualified? That's my question

You've only been here a year though. You haven't seen the best and the worst.
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3/19/2016 9:54:58 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 9:51:22 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/19/2016 3:02:25 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 4:49:10 AM, lannan13 wrote:
What makes you think you're qualified.?

I've seen the best and worst of DDO. What makes anyone qualified? That's my question

You've only been here a year though. You haven't seen the best and the worst.

You forget this- I've received threats and people telling me to kill myself. And I've also seen people defend people who have been through things like that. I've seen a lot here, and I'm more qualified than some users who've been here for years. Not naming names.
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3/19/2016 10:00:08 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 9:54:58 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 9:51:22 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/19/2016 3:02:25 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 4:49:10 AM, lannan13 wrote:
What makes you think you're qualified.?

I've seen the best and worst of DDO. What makes anyone qualified? That's my question

You've only been here a year though. You haven't seen the best and the worst.

You forget this- I've received threats and people telling me to kill myself. And I've also seen people defend people who have been through things like that. I've seen a lot here, and I'm more qualified than some users who've been here for years. Not naming names.

I've been in the same boat and probably worse when people have pratically committed felonies against me on this site and other crimes. I know how low people can go on this site. Unless you have expierenced this from multiple generations then that really doesn't qualify. The fact that you've been here for a year doesn't make you "qualified," in your terms, either since you pratically have no idea what DDO use to be like. People on this site who say "Make DDO Great Again" have no idea what they're talking about since they only want to go back to Post-Mikal admin. You need to go back further than that. DDO today is a disgrace to many people who are on this site with the quality degradation and the fact that the extreme moderation has just turned this site into an "After school daycare." This is a trashed site and someone could even argue that Edeb8, in it's current state, is better than this site.
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3/19/2016 10:01:44 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 9:54:58 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 9:51:22 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/19/2016 3:02:25 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 4:49:10 AM, lannan13 wrote:
What makes you think you're qualified.?

I've seen the best and worst of DDO. What makes anyone qualified? That's my question

You've only been here a year though. You haven't seen the best and the worst.

You forget this- I've received threats and people telling me to kill myself. And I've also seen people defend people who have been through things like that. I've seen a lot here, and I'm more qualified than some users who've been here for years. Not naming names.

If someone told you to kill yourself you should report that to Max. No one should ever do that
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3/19/2016 10:22:50 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 3:10:59 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 6:43:23 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.

The Pres already helps deal with problems.

How so?

The president is the person who deals with member conflicts (until they because bigger issues).

2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.

Not even Airmax, to my knowledge, can do this.

The Pres can talk to Juggle directly and have that removed.

No he can't. Juggle doesn't attend to this site or it's president anymore. Unless you're willing to travel to Juggle.

3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.

Most presidential nominees offer this.

Yeah, well so do I, so at least as far as this point is concerned, I'm better than the ones who don't

When I say "most," what I meant was every presidential candidate ever.

4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote

http://www.debate.org...

Yet my votes were removed for reasons such as this

Everytime someone complains that their vote was removed because of bad moderation or strict rules, it turns out they just had bad votes.

5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning

This is an Airmax thing. Although punishment for multiple RO's may go somewhere.

But a policy that should and can be implemented

"Should"... No. Either way, Airmax won't implement this.

6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.

Both halves are Airmax-only things. Especially the second half. Plus, you can't just remove a comment because it's not directly relevant to a thread.

Sure you can, the derailment policy. I've seen a lot of threads turn horrible because one guy went off on a tangent. It sucks. For everyone who was in the thread. Say there's a thread about Trump and someone goes on and on about how it doesn't matter from a religious perspective. Great point but irrelevant. Especially when this person begins replying to everyone and arguing.

I agree with the Derailment Policy... However, making an unrelated comment is not the same as full blown derailment.

7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.

RO's may have their place, but easy-to-obtain RO's are an abomination to intellectual discourse. Crying because someone disagrees with you too much and making the Mod tell them to leave you alone. The mod is the mod, not your parent.

I'm not saying that RO's should be something you can get in 3 seconds. It would be a long process, reviewing why the RO should be implemented.

"ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy." - You.

8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?

Only Juggle can do this.

See above reasons

Unless you are going to travel to Juggle in St. Louis, being President won't help you.

9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed.

Juggle-only function.

See above reasons
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

So... Wylted's co-VP?

Not exactly.

How so?

Any supporters?
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3/19/2016 10:23:11 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 10:01:44 PM, Hayd wrote:
At 3/19/2016 9:54:58 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 9:51:22 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/19/2016 3:02:25 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 4:49:10 AM, lannan13 wrote:
What makes you think you're qualified.?

I've seen the best and worst of DDO. What makes anyone qualified? That's my question

You've only been here a year though. You haven't seen the best and the worst.

You forget this- I've received threats and people telling me to kill myself. And I've also seen people defend people who have been through things like that. I've seen a lot here, and I'm more qualified than some users who've been here for years. Not naming names.

If someone told you to kill yourself you should report that to Max. No one should ever do that

I did that. They currently are out of VPNs to use DDO, and have been perma banned.
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3/19/2016 10:31:19 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 10:22:50 PM, donald.keller wrote:
At 3/19/2016 3:10:59 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 6:43:23 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.

The Pres already helps deal with problems.

How so?

The president is the person who deals with member conflicts (until they because bigger issues).

Nope, Max.
2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.

Not even Airmax, to my knowledge, can do this.

The Pres can talk to Juggle directly and have that removed.

No he can't. Juggle doesn't attend to this site or it's president anymore. Unless you're willing to travel to Juggle.

Well, I'm a teenager with nothing better to do and that beats being at home. So...
3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.

Most presidential nominees offer this.

Yeah, well so do I, so at least as far as this point is concerned, I'm better than the ones who don't

When I say "most," what I meant was every presidential candidate ever.

Then say "ALL'. Very simple concept.
4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote

http://www.debate.org...

Yet my votes were removed for reasons such as this

Everytime someone complains that their vote was removed because of bad moderation or strict rules, it turns out they just had bad votes.

Well, the debate I voted on was a two round forfeit with no sources. I listed these reasons and my vote was removed.
5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning

This is an Airmax thing. Although punishment for multiple RO's may go somewhere.

But a policy that should and can be implemented

"Should"... No. Either way, Airmax won't implement this.

Airmax has a tendency to be very forgiving of multiple offenders. RO's should be able to be given out by certain mods to make things easier on Airmax. As well as the multiple RO's. If someone has 3 RO's on them, it should say it's them and not the other person.
6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.

Both halves are Airmax-only things. Especially the second half. Plus, you can't just remove a comment because it's not directly relevant to a thread.

Sure you can, the derailment policy. I've seen a lot of threads turn horrible because one guy went off on a tangent. It sucks. For everyone who was in the thread. Say there's a thread about Trump and someone goes on and on about how it doesn't matter from a religious perspective. Great point but irrelevant. Especially when this person begins replying to everyone and arguing.

I agree with the Derailment Policy... However, making an unrelated comment is not the same as full blown derailment.

Guy posts Trump topic
Other guy starts going on and on about how it doesn't matter
Derails entire thread.
7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.

RO's may have their place, but easy-to-obtain RO's are an abomination to intellectual discourse. Crying because someone disagrees with you too much and making the Mod tell them to leave you alone. The mod is the mod, not your parent.

I'm not saying that RO's should be something you can get in 3 seconds. It would be a long process, reviewing why the RO should be implemented.

"ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy." - You.

I said easy, not instant and on demand
8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?

Only Juggle can do this.

See above reasons

Unless you are going to travel to Juggle in St. Louis, being President won't help you.

Again, I got nothing but time. 4.0 GPA and plus I could start spamming them with emails until they give up and do this. I'm the type to do that.
9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed.

Juggle-only function.

See above reasons
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

So... Wylted's co-VP?

Not exactly.

How so?

Someone who, if an issue comes up, they can respond to it if the president is otherwise engaged. Sort of like that, but they both have equal authority and one isn't going to be the guy nobody knows about

Any supporters?
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3/19/2016 10:36:15 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 10:23:11 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 10:01:44 PM, Hayd wrote:
At 3/19/2016 9:54:58 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 9:51:22 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/19/2016 3:02:25 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 4:49:10 AM, lannan13 wrote:
What makes you think you're qualified.?

I've seen the best and worst of DDO. What makes anyone qualified? That's my question

You've only been here a year though. You haven't seen the best and the worst.

You forget this- I've received threats and people telling me to kill myself. And I've also seen people defend people who have been through things like that. I've seen a lot here, and I'm more qualified than some users who've been here for years. Not naming names.

If someone told you to kill yourself you should report that to Max. No one should ever do that

I did that. They currently are out of VPNs to use DDO, and have been perma banned.

good
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3/19/2016 10:47:15 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.
2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.
3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.
4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote
5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning
6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.
7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.
8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?
9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

Any supporters?

Who are you?
"In Guns We Trust" Tajshar2k
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3/21/2016 3:22:29 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 10:47:15 PM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
I hereby announce my bid for DDO presidency. I am not going to be wishy-washy with people, I am an honest person, and I don't write long things to sound smart. I am short, sweet, and to the point. Here are my main platform points
1- Making several mods exclusively for personal problems in between groups of members, so Airmax isn't swamped with problems.
2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.
3-Transparancy. All decisions made by the mods and presidents should be public. I mean the major ones that could affect the average DDOan.
4-Less strict voting standards. Forfeiture of one round without explanation or few to no sources used by one side compared to the other sources cited by the opposition, quality and quantity, should not be a reason to remove a vote
5- Stricter punishments against those who instigate flame wars over petty grievances. Neither party will just be given a RO if there is reason to suggest it won't be any good, as well as individuals with more than 2 ROs at a time against them will be submitted to another group of mods that will be created for punishment, and possible banning
6- Stricter punishments against trolls. People who add nothing to the discussion will have their comments immediately removed.
7-ROs are to be easy to obtain and requesting one should be easy. Optional mods who's sole job is to create these put in place.
8- Implementing of a venting forum. People need to vent once in a while. Plus, have you seen the rants people have posted?
9- Bid to fix the errors. They are everywhere and they need fixed
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

Any supporters?

Who are you?

Someone who thinks he can be a DDO president
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3/21/2016 3:35:30 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/21/2016 3:22:29 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 10:47:15 PM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:

Any supporters?

Who are you?

Someone who thinks he can be a DDO president

You don't have a name. Even if you have a great platform, you won't get elected.
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3/21/2016 4:12:10 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 5:40:17 PM, Ragnar wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

What the president does with his male things, really isn't DDO business. Not sure anyone would want that job. (Sorry, couldn't resist on that typo)
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3/23/2016 1:57:49 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/21/2016 3:35:30 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:22:29 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 10:47:15 PM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:

Any supporters?

Who are you?

Someone who thinks he can be a DDO president

You don't have a name. Even if you have a great platform, you won't get elected.

Explain?
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3/23/2016 2:14:27 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 1:57:49 AM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:35:30 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:22:29 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 10:47:15 PM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:

Any supporters?

Who are you?

Someone who thinks he can be a DDO president

You don't have a name. Even if you have a great platform, you won't get elected.

Explain?

Nobody knows who you are.
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3/23/2016 6:11:13 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:14:27 AM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 1:57:49 AM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:35:30 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:22:29 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 10:47:15 PM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:

Any supporters?

Who are you?

Someone who thinks he can be a DDO president

You don't have a name. Even if you have a great platform, you won't get elected.

Explain?

Nobody knows who you are.

You act as if this is a popularity contest. I don't expect to win, that would be impossible. What I intend to do is far better
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3/23/2016 6:19:39 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 6:11:13 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:14:27 AM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 1:57:49 AM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:35:30 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:22:29 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 10:47:15 PM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:

Any supporters?

Who are you?

Someone who thinks he can be a DDO president

You don't have a name. Even if you have a great platform, you won't get elected.

Explain?

Nobody knows who you are.

You act as if this is a popularity contest. I don't expect to win, that would be impossible. What I intend to do is far better

The Mikal/Bench admin showed that it was a popularity contest. They even stated that they were trolling when their platform was released.
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3/23/2016 6:25:58 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 6:19:39 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 6:11:13 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:14:27 AM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 1:57:49 AM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:35:30 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 3/21/2016 3:22:29 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 3/19/2016 10:47:15 PM, tajshar2k wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:

Any supporters?

Who are you?

Someone who thinks he can be a DDO president

You don't have a name. Even if you have a great platform, you won't get elected.

Explain?

Nobody knows who you are.

You act as if this is a popularity contest. I don't expect to win, that would be impossible. What I intend to do is far better

The Mikal/Bench admin showed that it was a popularity contest. They even stated that they were trolling when their platform was released.

I won't deny that happened, but that showed how much it utterly sucks. This time, I think it would be wise for people to reconsider. But, no matter. Again, while if I get elected, probably because all my competition suddenly drops dead, loses wifi/data, or leaves DDO, it would be a bonus, but not art of my plan. My plan is much more complex.
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3/24/2016 1:41:42 AM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 5:40:17 PM, Ragnar wrote:
At 3/18/2016 11:48:09 PM, TheChristian wrote:
10- Establishment of a co-president, as well as a vice president to male things easier on the president.

What the president does with his male things, really isn't DDO business. Not sure anyone would want that job. (Sorry, couldn't resist on that typo)

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3/24/2016 4:26:21 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/19/2016 3:32:55 PM, famousdebater wrote:
2- Removal of the censors disregarding profanities. I mean we are mature debaters and do not need to be censored if we want to say fvck. There are so many alternate words for the banned words and it's just pointless.

You want to mitigate flame wars and you want to remove the swearing filter? These seem contradictory to me. Also, there are active 13 - 18 year olds on the site too.

Also, you act as though these people don't swear offline every day. I mean, if you filter the forums and debates, then filter PM's.