View Poll Results: Should DP mods have termlimits?

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Thread: Should Mods have term limits?

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    Re: Should Mods have term limits?

    Yes. The points that it's babysitting, difficult, volunteer... blah blah... irrelevant. I think term limits overall are a good thing. We tend to get too comfortable, to arrogant, too used to current positions especially once we get good at them. We as humans, start feeling entitled...

    I would urge term limits, but since this is a private board - that trumps all. So if Vauge is open to it, great. If not, that's fine too as I'm also a proponent of "if it's not broke don't fix it". What I see is on this forum as opposed to others is that people are open to discuss and disagree while rules are applied VERY fairly. I haven't seen the abuse of power by a few mods as I've seen in other boards which were well run, but tended to have a few rogues roaming about bashing heads when they had a bad day (at least that was my perception).
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Should Mods have term limits?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chuz Life View Post
    Primarily I'm speaking about foums in general,...

    But this is where I am posting as of late.

    If you want to move the thread (or delete it) that's fine with me.

    To phrase my question another way,.... "what would be the harm in term limiting Mod status for a fixed time period?" That would give more people the chance to Mod, develop new perspectives on the forum,... and give a cooling off period to some who (in my opinion) need to get over themselves.
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    Re: Should Mods have term limits?

    It would be nice, but it's Vauge's board.
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    Re: Should Mods have term limits?

    If only.

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