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I'd like to be exiled here sometime. In that event, I would be sure to post absolutely nothing of value.

This forum has many more moderators than I suspected it did.
 

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Value?
 

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Yeah, you know, something like meaning or significance, the lack of which might be perfectly encapsulated in this thread / in every post I have ever made on this forum.
 

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If you really feel this way then wherein lies the novelty of a Siberia exile?
It's the idea that counts, giving physical manifestation and order to something that would be otherwise be inconsistent and difficult to see.

Besides that, Oubliette is really the place for useless threads rather than Siberia.
 
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Moderators are placed on a higher totem pole than administrators?

That's... rather backwards, but ok.
Mods and Admins are the samething here. They have the same abilities. Those listed as mod instead of admin just haven't been here in years. So they lose a few abilities for security reasons.
 
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I'd like to be exiled here sometime. In that event, I would be sure to post absolutely nothing of value.
While that is true, can you be so sure when you do post it has no value?


This forum has many more moderators than I suspected it did.
Does this statement relate either to your thread title or does it matter how many moderators there are?

Since this is an INTP forum, do you have an opinion of moderators being non-INTP or does it matter? Does that not seem strange?
 

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While that is true, can you be so sure when you do post it has no value?


Does this statement relate either to your thread title or does it matter how many moderators there are?

Since this is an INTP forum, do you have an opinion of moderators being non-INTP or does it matter? Does that not seem strange?
Hitler had a problem with some of the financial and thus economy directing forces and thus part of the rule in Germany being done by jews. In GERMANy. What makes the jews fit to rule in Germany, it's not like it's called Jewmany or something.
 

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Fwd: Fwd: Re: Re: Re: Bans

While that is true, can you be so sure when you do post it has no value?
No, and in fact I've somewhat rescinded the idea the none of my posts here have any value, even if I originally did mean it in earnest. As most of my posts here are extensions of myself, I can at least say that the vast majority of them are useful to me. I just wonder if most of them shouldn't have been relegated to a blog or text file.
Does this statement relate either to your thread title or does it matter how many moderators there are?
Neither, really. The thread title was purely consequential. I happened upon the other Bans thread in Crime and Punishment and that made me for some reason think about what I said in the OP. But now that you mention it, that thread also made me realize how many moderators (administrators actually, I guess) there are.

For posterity's sake, I suppose I should have titled the thread RE: Bans. Oh well.

Since this is an INTP forum, do you have an opinion of moderators being non-INTP or does it matter? Does that not seem strange?
Strange? Perhaps, but it doesn't bother me. Although Latte makes a... eh, at least decent, point, I actually prefer it to a system where those in positions of authority have to conform to certain standards that may not be any indication of whether they would be good and just in those positions of authority. I like to think that the reason the admins on this forum got to where they were because the Supreme Ruler saw them as valueable members who are also clear-headed and decent humans, and I can only look up to them for that.
 
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Hitler had a problem with some of the financial and thus economy directing forces and thus part of the rule in Germany being done by jews. In GERMANy. What makes the jews fit to rule in Germany, it's not like it's called Jewmany or something.
"Jewmany"! That's a good one. Never heard that before.

So was that a problem for Hitler? I'm not sure if Hitler was putting germans first or what. Wouldn't it depend on how much these jews did well for germany in the financial area just because they were jews? After all it could have been that any body of specialists in the financial area were bad for Germany. In that case you'd have to blame these specialists for their special actions and not because they were jews or aryans or baptists or beer drinkers. What I'm saying is that this Forum seems to be INTP oriented. Would non INTP's understand them as maybe they would if they were adequate specialists.

Consider this: Those with degrees in physics might be qualified to run a science class, but would those with degrees in fine arts be?
 

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Maybe NFs and NJs are better at handling INTPs. There's nothing automatic about INTPs being better equipped to handle a forum full of INTPs.

In fact, it can probably be argued that NJs and NFs are better administrators and community managers even for an INTP heavy forum, through MBTI... and on the side of that possibility, one could argue that mods should ideally be "employed" (selected for noble duty) based on individual merits without their type being an issue, as indicators such as type are not as good as individual assessment when it comes to... assessing individuals, and not compatible with individual assessment if it is to play any decisive role.

I think you misunderstood the jewmany analogy because the criticisms of it has nothing to do with the commonality between the situations. Germany was German oriented. You're basically Hitler D:. Just accept it. Accept the Hitler within.
 

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Consider this: Those with degrees in physics might be qualified to run a science class, but would those with degrees in fine arts be?
As someone who purposely and purposefully attempts to find meaning in the mundane and abstract and correlate it with large-scale issues and / or questions as a mode of living, I can say that this is truly an apples and oranges comparison. Disregarding other factors such as career, motivations, etc., which would only detract from the essential point, what do teaching and forum moderating have to do with each other? One group is imparting their knowledge onto others, and the other is... making sure the rate of spam and maliciousness is kept at a minimum, and punishing those who cause the levels of these acts to be above threshold tolerance. Forum moderating requires only a very general set of skills that can mostly be seen as common sense or can be picked up in very little time at all, as opposed to a good teacher requiring years of specialized training, good communication skills, and in some cases the ability to maintain order in a chaotic environment and a large dose of patience.
 

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Consider this: Those with degrees in physics might be qualified to run a science class, but would those with degrees in fine arts be?
The forum's not a class. Types are not degrees.
 

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Kids aren't the most qualified to be parents. I say you all INTPs need to go to your room, clean it and do some homework instead of procrastinating and hiding from your lives.

Yeah, no more cat pictures.
 
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Maybe NFs and NJs are better at handling INTPs. There's nothing automatic about INTPs being better equipped to handle a forum full of INTPs.

In fact, it can probably be argued that NJs and NFs are better administrators and community managers even for an INTP heavy forum, through MBTI... and on the side of that possibility, one could argue that mods should ideally be "employed" (selected for noble duty) based on individual merits rather than their particular type.
Mebbe. Mebbe N's. Mebbe TJ's. But F's? F's could appreciate but wouldn't they be almost as likely to depreciate? Seems to me a mix would be a good thang.

I think you misunderstood the jewmany analogy because the criticisms of it has nothing to do with the commonality between the situations. Germany was German oriented. You're basically Hitler D:. Just accept it. Accept the Hitler within.
I have to accept what? How can I accept what I don't know what I'm accepting?
 

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Accepting is something one usually does not know how to do until one has decided to try being ready for it. It feels good. Like scratching one's claws against a nice tree stem and then eating it.

I'm not going to present an array (or any) specific arguments for INTPs being ultramegabad at governing INTPmany compared to other Ns, but we all know the arguments exist. They're like the name of the antagonist in Harry Potter. They shall not be spoken of, for they send shivers down the spines of us all.
 
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Voldemort. :p

There. I said it. What chew gonna do?
 
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Clean up the pee on the floor and the poop in my pants ;_;
We know how nice mommie is to do that for you. But better to not do it in the first place so you can can qualify to be a man some day and get a woman of your own who will set you free.

Edit: I should have said, "find a partner of your own who will set you free." Sometimes I make those mistakes.
 
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That's mommie's job, and we are all very thankful to her. Why aren't you thankful BAP?
Good point. Maybe I should have been more grateful. Maybe I'm not because she liked her job so much she wanted to continue doing it.
 
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