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Christopher Conkie
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Re: Biased moderators

Post by Christopher Conkie » Wed Jun 30, 2010 4:26 pm

Hood wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:There are no good names in a fair forum.

Everyone is subject to the same rules.

Bob is a lot more circumspect than many but that does not mean carte blanche. It is a democracy here.
I am curious what would you answer and think if in the post was C Conkie on the place of R. Hyatt ?

Personal attacks has nth to democracy. Democracy <> rudeness.

Bon tone rgds
Hood
Could you say that in English please?

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Re: Biased moderators

Post by Harvey Williamson » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:01 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:
Hood wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:There are no good names in a fair forum.

Everyone is subject to the same rules.

Bob is a lot more circumspect than many but that does not mean carte blanche. It is a democracy here.
I am curious what would you answer and think if in the post was C Conkie on the place of R. Hyatt ?

Personal attacks has nth to democracy. Democracy <> rudeness.

Bon tone rgds
Hood

Could you say that in English please?
translations:
JA jestem ciekawy co by&#322;by ty odpowied&#378; i pomy&#347;le&#263; je&#347;li w ten wys&#322;a&#263; poczt&#261; by&#322; C Psucie od miejsce od R. Hyatt? Osobisty atakuje ma n-ty wobec demokracja. Demokracja rudeness.Bon ton rgdsHetman
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Re: Biased moderators

Post by Hood » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:27 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:
Could you say that in English please?
Vous êtes les bienvenus.
Je suis curieux de ce que vous dites dans votre message a été place C.Conkie le R. Hyatt

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Hood
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Cui bono ?

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Re: Biased moderators

Post by Hood » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:30 pm

Harvey Williamson wrote:
JA jestem ciekawy co by&#322;by ty odpowied&#378; i pomy&#347;le&#263; je&#347;li w ten wys&#322;a&#263; poczt&#261; by&#322; C Psucie od miejsce od R. Hyatt? Osobisty atakuje ma n-ty wobec demokracja. Demokracja rudeness.Bon ton rgdsHetman
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You had been better run chessprogram .
Polish National tragedy in Smole&#324;sk. President and all delegation murdered or killed.
Cui bono ?

There are not bugs free programs.
There are programs with undiscovered bugs.




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Re: Biased moderators

Post by Don » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:31 pm

Wayne Lowrance wrote:Robert Hyatt comes to mind. He is very biased concerning Vas and Rybka. He is totally oblivious that some recent clones are strongly suspect. How in heck could all of these free programs come out almost at once and so strong. I expect Robert Hyatt will run for moderator. I am total against this.
Btw, the current moderators are doing a good job under very difficult times in my opinion.
I think Bob would be fine as a moderator. His biases should not affect his moderation abilities.

Being biased is not the issue, everyone is biased one way or the other about lot's of things. It's more about how likely it is that those biases influence your decisions.

Example: Joe and Fred get into a fight and throw personal insults around. The moderator and Joe are friends and the moderator does not like Fred.

What will the moderator do in this case? I guess it shouldn't surprise anyone, but many people in the moderators position would tend to view Joe's insults as much less offensive that Fred's, even if they are equal or in some cases Joe's are actually much more serious.

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