Can we block staff members?

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Skitz, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Title says it all...no members annoy me, just staff members and I guess that feature wont work for me if I can't lol
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Ummm, no. We see ALL. (insert twilight zone music)
     
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Hahahaha....no.
     
  4. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Is there any way to see the moderators that are online?
     
  5. elevan

    elevan Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Not in the same way that you used to be able to. You can see everyone that is online on the Home page but it isn't color coded. You can also see when we're online when you see one of our posts and it shows that we are online.
     
  6. The Duck ABC's

    The Duck ABC's Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would be nice to be able to rate moderators, this can prevent moderator's from abusing their powers.
     
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  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Seriously? I mean, are you really being serious here or were you trying to make a joke? Abusing powers? We have an infraction system with named "no-no's" and their assigned points. If you do one of those, you are sent a rules reminder with the assigned points, and sometimes, even if a member deserves those accompanying points, they are given a custom warning with zero points, especially if we feel it was unintentional or it is a first offense. In using that system, it's nearly impossible for a moderator to "abuse power". [​IMG]

    So, if you get a warning, you give a moderator a bad rating, even if you really did break a rule and deserve the warning/rules reminder? Yeah, that's going to work really well. [​IMG] As you can imagine, with over 100,000 members from all over the world, every type of person you can imagine, there are some who do feel they are always above the rules.


    As to blocking the moderators, how would you feel if the moderators were blocking you when you wanted assistance on the forum? Of course, I think skitz was joking. [​IMG]
     
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  8. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    I tried doing that last night and that was negative. But I did block a certain member thats first name start with D and last name is R. So much better! LOVE this option! Now if only we had this option a long time ago!
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member


    Hahaha, you really tried blocking a staff member? Me, maybe? [​IMG]
     
  10. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    I can see how this feature would be handy for those unable to hold their tongues...I only had one real event where it would have been useful...but those points are expired!!

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