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Topic # 8204 12-Jun-2006 14:46
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I don't agree with moderators getting the last word in before locking a thread. Its ok to lock a thread but all you should say is 'the thread does not conform to the GZ forum rules so it is now locked'.

I constantly see moderators expressing their own opinion as the final word before locking the thread which obviously does not give anyone else the opportunity to respond. Poor behaviour.




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Reply # 38295 12-Jun-2006 14:54
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Hmmmm seems to be one of those days when everybody has a go at somebody else.
First Annette then Jaffa and now moderators (anything i miss). Gotta love Mondays.

And no I'm not going to lock this threadWink

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Reply # 38300 12-Jun-2006 15:09
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Now, you see... This is the kind of thread that doesn't need to be locked. Nothing personal in it, unlike the thread about A. Presley's separation.

Please have a go at the moderators today. Auckland has no power, Wellington is cold, people are complaining about too much/too little disclosure from telcos employees in these forums.

Go ahead, make my day!

And remember the weekly chat on Tuesdays, 8pm (although the IRC channel is always open for rants and raves).




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  Reply # 38302 12-Jun-2006 15:11
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Slow news day? Surely not with the Auckland power outage.




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  Reply # 38307 12-Jun-2006 15:22
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  Reply # 38308 12-Jun-2006 15:23
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cokemaster: Slow news day? Surely not with the Auckland power outage.


Maybe the news can't get through


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  Reply # 38311 12-Jun-2006 15:27
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Jama: I don't agree with moderators getting the last word in before locking a thread. Its ok to lock a thread but all you should say is 'the thread does not conform to the GZ forum rules so it is now locked'.

I constantly see moderators expressing their own opinion as the final word before locking the thread which obviously does not give anyone else the opportunity to respond. Poor behaviour.

So who should get the last say? The original poster?, or the first person to reply?

What makes a moderators opinion any less valuable than someone elses?

I am now locking this thread,,, (just kidding)





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  Reply # 38313 12-Jun-2006 15:33
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What he's saying is instead of just locking the thread and leaving it be some moderators give their opinion and then lock it. Making it seem as though the moderators opinion is final.
freitasm:Please have a go at the moderators today. Auckland has no power, Wellington is cold, people are complaining about too much/too little disclosure from telcos employees in these forums.
Go ahead, make my day!

Theres nothing like a Monday, everybody seems to need to vent something. Bad weekends hmm?
Theres a lot of love around here lol...... BRING IT ON

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  Reply # 38318 12-Jun-2006 15:35
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Oh and theres no trolls left around here to take it out on. Expect of course Teletroll and M$troll, those in the irc channel last night know who they are

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  Reply # 38320 12-Jun-2006 15:39
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freitasm: Auckland has no power, Wellington is cold

Don't forget Chch has snow....




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Reply # 38323 12-Jun-2006 15:44
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mmmm... all this disagreement, yet everyone is being very civil about it.

Nice.




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Reply # 38324 12-Jun-2006 15:48
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Nice to see, lots of healthy debate! Same with the other thread on NDAs etc.

I would however like to mention one thing for all you poor Aucklanders....... Its beautiful and sunny in Dunedin!

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  Reply # 38325 12-Jun-2006 15:54
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TOTAL OT:

so we have 4 cities mentioned in this thread :-D Woohoo...




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  Reply # 38326 12-Jun-2006 15:55
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bradstewart: I would however like to mention one thing for all you poor Aucklanders....... Its beautiful and sunny in Dunedin!



Ahhhh shaddup!!

I mean that in the nicest possible way!

Anyone got a spare generator? No power for the heater. I'll need one once I've finished nailing the roof back on and putting the windows back in.

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  Reply # 38328 12-Jun-2006 15:58
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A good excuse for you to move to Dunedin, we need more GZers here


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  Reply # 38350 12-Jun-2006 21:31
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Sunny Hastings also requires some more GZers.... although I know there are some Hastings based lurkers here...




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