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11/4/2016 7:02:44 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

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11/4/2016 9:28:18 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/4/2016 7:26:08 PM, RainbowDash52 wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

Why, you want to go back to casting crappy votes?

Ya I do
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11/4/2016 9:37:21 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/4/2016 9:28:18 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 11/4/2016 7:26:08 PM, RainbowDash52 wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

Why, you want to go back to casting crappy votes?

Ya I do

People actually voted and it was like the real world completely biased and all
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11/4/2016 10:43:38 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/4/2016 7:26:08 PM, RainbowDash52 wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

Why, you want to go back to casting crappy votes?

1,500 votes not removed. I Can't be that crappy at voting.
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11/5/2016 2:04:31 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
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11/5/2016 2:49:37 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
They are not
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11/5/2016 7:59:12 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

No, recently because of the site pushing for a more site moderated format all voting moderation has ceased. Whiteflame has been moved to assistant moderator, and both airmax and himself are using the same account which is only focusing on spam, threats, and other pertinent issues that moderator should be focused on.

Voting moderation is now obsolete after the last official meeting
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11/5/2016 11:21:31 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

There was a meeting and it was decided that whiteflame's position was obsolete. Many discussions were had on the subject, and due to whiteflame's IRL commitments (which are legitimate, serious, and time consuming) in concert with the general lack of appreciation for votes being moderated, the position was phased out.

While many appreciate the work he put in, most realized that it was time.
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11/5/2016 11:21:51 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/5/2016 7:59:12 PM, Mikal wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

No, recently because of the site pushing for a more site moderated format all voting moderation has ceased. Whiteflame has been moved to assistant moderator, and both airmax and himself are using the same account which is only focusing on spam, threats, and other pertinent issues that moderator should be focused on.

Voting moderation is now obsolete after the last official meeting

Ah, I see you have already posted.

Well... can confirm.
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11/6/2016 12:24:46 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/5/2016 7:59:12 PM, Mikal wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

No, recently because of the site pushing for a more site moderated format all voting moderation has ceased. Whiteflame has been moved to assistant moderator, and both airmax and himself are using the same account which is only focusing on spam, threats, and other pertinent issues that moderator should be focused on.

Voting moderation is now obsolete after the last official meeting

You two are so funny!
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11/6/2016 12:25:12 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/5/2016 11:21:51 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/5/2016 7:59:12 PM, Mikal wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

No, recently because of the site pushing for a more site moderated format all voting moderation has ceased. Whiteflame has been moved to assistant moderator, and both airmax and himself are using the same account which is only focusing on spam, threats, and other pertinent issues that moderator should be focused on.

Voting moderation is now obsolete after the last official meeting

Ah, I see you have already posted.

Well... can confirm.

You two are so funny
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11/6/2016 12:28:12 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 12:25:12 AM, dsjpk5 wrote:
At 11/5/2016 11:21:51 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/5/2016 7:59:12 PM, Mikal wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

No, recently because of the site pushing for a more site moderated format all voting moderation has ceased. Whiteflame has been moved to assistant moderator, and both airmax and himself are using the same account which is only focusing on spam, threats, and other pertinent issues that moderator should be focused on.

Voting moderation is now obsolete after the last official meeting

Ah, I see you have already posted.

Well... can confirm.

You two are so funny

Facts are facts. Mikal and I were both at the meeting. It was held via google hangout, among the inner circle.
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11/6/2016 12:49:41 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 12:28:12 AM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 12:25:12 AM, dsjpk5 wrote:
At 11/5/2016 11:21:51 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/5/2016 7:59:12 PM, Mikal wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

No, recently because of the site pushing for a more site moderated format all voting moderation has ceased. Whiteflame has been moved to assistant moderator, and both airmax and himself are using the same account which is only focusing on spam, threats, and other pertinent issues that moderator should be focused on.

Voting moderation is now obsolete after the last official meeting

Ah, I see you have already posted.

Well... can confirm.

You two are so funny

Facts are facts. Mikal and I were both at the meeting. It was held via google hangout, among the inner circle.

Whoa! I didn't know you were talking about the "inner circle" (duh duh duh)
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11/6/2016 12:50:32 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 12:49:41 AM, dsjpk5 wrote:
At 11/6/2016 12:28:12 AM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 12:25:12 AM, dsjpk5 wrote:
At 11/5/2016 11:21:51 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/5/2016 7:59:12 PM, Mikal wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

No, recently because of the site pushing for a more site moderated format all voting moderation has ceased. Whiteflame has been moved to assistant moderator, and both airmax and himself are using the same account which is only focusing on spam, threats, and other pertinent issues that moderator should be focused on.

Voting moderation is now obsolete after the last official meeting

Ah, I see you have already posted.

Well... can confirm.

You two are so funny

Facts are facts. Mikal and I were both at the meeting. It was held via google hangout, among the inner circle.

Whoa! I didn't know you were talking about the "inner circle" (duh duh duh)

I'm surprised you don't know about the inner circle. Usually people hear about it some point or another.
dsjpk5
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11/6/2016 12:53:11 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 12:50:32 AM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 12:49:41 AM, dsjpk5 wrote:
At 11/6/2016 12:28:12 AM, YYW wrote:
At 11/6/2016 12:25:12 AM, dsjpk5 wrote:
At 11/5/2016 11:21:51 PM, YYW wrote:
At 11/5/2016 7:59:12 PM, Mikal wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

No, recently because of the site pushing for a more site moderated format all voting moderation has ceased. Whiteflame has been moved to assistant moderator, and both airmax and himself are using the same account which is only focusing on spam, threats, and other pertinent issues that moderator should be focused on.

Voting moderation is now obsolete after the last official meeting

Ah, I see you have already posted.

Well... can confirm.

You two are so funny

Facts are facts. Mikal and I were both at the meeting. It was held via google hangout, among the inner circle.

Whoa! I didn't know you were talking about the "inner circle" (duh duh duh)

I'm surprised you don't know about the inner circle. Usually people hear about it some point or another.

I'm always the last to know
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11/6/2016 1:05:48 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

Yes, vote moderation still exists.

However, I have given this a lot of thought, and I want to continue exploring options, and discussing voting issues.

You can view my most recent thoughts on the issue here:

https://www.debate.org...

In the near future (perhaps even tonight) I will have a culminating discussion on vote moderation and the several discussions about it that I've held.
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11/6/2016 1:14:14 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 1:05:48 AM, airmax1227 wrote:
In the near future (perhaps even tonight) I will have a culminating discussion on vote moderation and the several discussions about it that I've held.

looks like we're in for a grade A shitstorm

http://i.imgur.com...
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11/6/2016 2:34:16 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 1:05:48 AM, airmax1227 wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

Yes, vote moderation still exists.

However, I have given this a lot of thought, and I want to continue exploring options, and discussing voting issues.

You can view my most recent thoughts on the issue here:

https://www.debate.org...

In the near future (perhaps even tonight) I will have a culminating discussion on vote moderation and the several discussions about it that I've held.

Thanks for the insight. I always thought vote moderation should be avoided as long as the voter points to at least the one point a debater made that swung the vote in his favor.
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11/6/2016 2:34:27 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 1:14:14 AM, SeventhProfessor wrote:
At 11/6/2016 1:05:48 AM, airmax1227 wrote:
In the near future (perhaps even tonight) I will have a culminating discussion on vote moderation and the several discussions about it that I've held.

looks like we're in for a grade A shitstorm

http://i.imgur.com...

Nah, it's a pretty straight forward issue, that shouldn't be too contentious... I think it should be relatively drama free
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11/6/2016 2:54:29 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 2:34:16 AM, dsjpk5 wrote:
At 11/6/2016 1:05:48 AM, airmax1227 wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

Yes, vote moderation still exists.

However, I have given this a lot of thought, and I want to continue exploring options, and discussing voting issues.

You can view my most recent thoughts on the issue here:

https://www.debate.org...

In the near future (perhaps even tonight) I will have a culminating discussion on vote moderation and the several discussions about it that I've held.


Thanks for the insight. I always thought vote moderation should be avoided as long as the voter points to at least the one point a debater made that swung the vote in his favor.

If that was the only issue, then vote moderation could be avoided more often, since a vote in which the voter does explain sufficiently how at least one point a debater made swung their vote, would be considered sufficient. Unfortunately it's a bit more complex than that.
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11/6/2016 3:01:54 AM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/6/2016 2:54:29 AM, airmax1227 wrote:
At 11/6/2016 2:34:16 AM, dsjpk5 wrote:
At 11/6/2016 1:05:48 AM, airmax1227 wrote:
At 11/4/2016 6:25:00 PM, dsjpk5 wrote:
Just curious.

Yes, vote moderation still exists.

However, I have given this a lot of thought, and I want to continue exploring options, and discussing voting issues.

You can view my most recent thoughts on the issue here:

https://www.debate.org...

In the near future (perhaps even tonight) I will have a culminating discussion on vote moderation and the several discussions about it that I've held.


Thanks for the insight. I always thought vote moderation should be avoided as long as the voter points to at least the one point a debater made that swung the vote in his favor.

If that was the only issue, then vote moderation could be avoided more often, since a vote in which the voter does explain sufficiently how at least one point a debater made swung their vote, would be considered sufficient. Unfortunately it's a bit more complex than that.

I'm sure you're right. I don't pretend to have all the answers.
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11/13/2016 11:15:15 PM
Posted: 2 months ago
At 11/13/2016 9:00:07 PM, Death23 wrote:
Lack of moderation + forfeit bug = bad site for debating = dead site.

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