If Ancalagon is "just a regular poster" why does he still have the administrator title?

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  1. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Shouldn't that be taken away from someone who is "just a regular poster"?
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  2. Quest

    Quest labour in the very fire Staff Member Administrator

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    Why is “ “just a regular poster” ” in quotes? Whom are you quoting?
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  3. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Because you touch yourself at night.
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  4. K.

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    TMI.
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    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    But you also touch yourself at night, counting down Soma duals as you drift off into sleep.
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  6. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    And anyway, he also cribbed my "Formerly Important" thing. :shakefist: So there's that.
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  7. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    That was the claim Ancalagon previously made when he supposedly stepped down.
  8. Quest

    Quest labour in the very fire Staff Member Administrator

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    Link?
  9. Amaris

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    Because I am the true puppet master behind Wordforge, and am keeping several members in key positions in order to wholly control the board and all of its subsidiaries. Don't tell anyone. Not even me.
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  10. A Bangkok Atheist

    A Bangkok Atheist Don't believe his lies

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    Mods please change my name to just a regular poster
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  11. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    When it's RL economics.

    Class warfare! Class warfare! You're all just jealous! You're all just jealous!! :nyer:
    Socialists!! You all want us eating turnips! :rant:

    When it's board politics.

    Eliteforge! Eliteforge! Why aren't we all equal!!?? :weep:
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  12. Nautica

    Nautica Probably a Dual

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    Seriously?! Who fuckin' cares? You people don't have enough stress in your life if you're bringing up shit like this! Go volunteer in a homeless shelter or soup kitchen or something!

    :seriousbusiness:

    :dst:

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  13. Zombie

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    Don't say you people.

    Only one person is bringing it up.
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  14. Dr. Krieg

    Dr. Krieg White Noise Machine. Administrator Overlord

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    Do you want a custom user title, too, buddy? :shrug:
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  15. Dinner

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    No, but it would be nice if 3/4ths of the posters weren't mods or administrators. Besides, we know you'd just use that as an opportunity to insult. :shrug:

    I am just curious why a regular poster, self declared, is still listed as an admin?
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  16. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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  17. Amaris

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    Serious answer? Because the title likely wasn't removed. There are several posters who have some Admin capabilities in the event the board crashes and needs fixing. It's always good to have one or two people who can deal with that should Order2Chaos be away. Other than that ability to access the server when it's down, though, they're regular posters. At least, that's how it was when I was still doing my thing here.
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  18. Quest

    Quest labour in the very fire Staff Member Administrator

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    Link? Seriously, this has been gnawing at me since I saw @Volpone’s thread at TK. When and where did @Ancalagon declare himself “just a regular poster” ???
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  19. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    Like Volpone I remember it from some thread jack of another thread but can't for the life of me remember which. Volpone might remember.
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  20. Bailey

    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    Ideally in my mind every long term poster who could be trusted to not abuse them should have mod powers. :shrug: Most of the time they're just used for cleaning up bot posts and the like anyway.
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  21. A Bangkok Atheist

    A Bangkok Atheist Don't believe his lies

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    I'm 137th in line to take over Wordforge if all other mods and admin die. Don't you dare take that away from me.
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  22. Zombie

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    With each name change you lose 100 spots because you're not the same person.

    So really you're like 537th in line.

    There are people on this board who haven't posted in ten years who are ahead of you. :finger:
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  23. A Bangkok Atheist

    A Bangkok Atheist Don't believe his lies

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    I'm sorry, who are you again...?
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    You're the gardener of the Secretary of Veteran Affairs?
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    Trying to determine if this is better or worse than rep whining.
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  26. Tuckerfan

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    Why's it got to be a contest, man? Why can't you just accept that they're both shitty?
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  27. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

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    I think you mean every long term poster that you like.
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  28. Bailey

    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    You think wrong. :clyde:
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    Really? CX for mod, then? :soma:
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    Spaceturkey Drink Me!

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    most people count sheep, but I can see how you'd confuse the two :D
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