Yup...No way I'd wanna do it!major props to the mods and to Bernhard for providing us with such a stellar joint, and oodles and boodles of thanks for all their hard work.
Illustrator is my favorite Adobe app. The Adobe forums are nothing like DW. They’re all about trying to survive the Adobe experience. Zero camaraderie. There are a lot of responses from people trying to earn points or maybe they’re sudo employees or something? IDK.Cloudynights.com is a very interesting astronomy forum.
The Adobe forum, I need to join that one soon.. To learn Illustrator.
Love your videos!!!!Sadly I'm rarely here these days ... I check new threads from time to time, but I don't have much time to read or post. I even don't find much time to create more of my little videos, which I regret the most. When I do though, I'll sure post it here .
A forman at work makes custom pens. I don't know if "antiquated" or just cool but I'll ask him about that.I’m also on a pen making forum. The people there are kind and helpful but almost formal. Not a lot of fun going on there, but we’re making antiquated writing tools so I guess that follows.
I have moderated a few lists/boards in my time and I can tell you it is hard and thankless work and there are so many times when there are absolutely no truly good solutions, just various shades of bad. Which is to say—and I've PM'd this previously to a few of the mods on here—major props to the mods and to Bernhard for providing us with such a stellar joint, and oodles and boodles of thanks for all their hard work.
I thanked the mods in my post and I meant it. There’s nothing for me to gain from showing my gratitude; I’m grateful for what they do? No weapons or ulterior motives here...I'm honestly not trying to be argumentative, but on just about every board I've been a member of at some point a member or two or more post to thank mods and others usually agree. This thread is no exception. What has happened, through political polarization, is that some members are savvy enough to weaponize thanking mods and putting Likes on mod posts and striking up PM relationships with mods or forging a report button Bromance to their advantage. And depending on the mod that strategy can work.
Another thing that really blisters my behind is when a mod attempts to excuse or mitigate any criticism of their moderation, whether in private or public (should be done privately) by pointing out they don't get paid. If you take on the responsibility then either make an attempt to do a good job or give the job to someone who will. I don't get paid to post, but I try to follow the rules. It's just the lamest excuse I can imagine for lousy effort.
I thanked the mods in my post and I meant it. There’s nothing for me to gain from showing my gratitude; I’m grateful for what they do? No weapons or ulterior motives here...
That's a human issue, not a moderator issue. No one can control how others think/act amongst a group of people. Not everyone is friendly, and no one likes everyone. Having the maturity level to take the high road is all that is needed.I wasn't referring to anyone here. I don't see any of that. But it exists at some of the other places mentioned - I've witnessed it. I'm also one who doesn't think moderators should have the ability to give or receive Likes because it runs counter to impartiality, at least in appearances. I've seen users over and over get into squabbles in a thread, being wholly a part of those squabbles, and then when a Mod locks the thread with an admonition they plant a Like on the Mod's post. It's not only tacky it's meant to 'influence the jury' .. for lack of a better analogy. And when I see a Mod at some point later plant a Like on that member's post - what am I supposed to think? I mean, c'mon. This isn't advanced physics.