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Moderators and Conflicts

Discussion in 'Questions, Rules, Suggestions' started by thelawnguy, Jan 5, 2001.

  1. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,411

    Im posting here to get this topic out of the snowplow forum, though a thread at that forum is a direct reason for me to address this subect.(re:Greenman2ooo's valid concerns)

    As other members have mentioned, it appears to be a conflict when moderators are permitted to edit discussions they are involved in, in some way. I would propose that a moderator not be permitted to edit any discussion thread in which they have had, or may have, any posting, website, product, etc.

    In my extensive travels across the Internet, this is one of the very few forums in which a moderator may post as well as performing the duties of keeping the forum running smoothly. Maybe the lawncare moderator should be an individual not involved in lawncare, the snow plowing forum moderator be someone with a lawn business in Hawaii, etc?
  2. Vibe Ray

    Vibe Ray LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 785

    First of all, what are the exact duties of a moderator On Lawnsite? When I find that out I will let you know if I agree or not...
  3. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,821

    Eric, plowking, grassmaster, the administrator and Chuck, have too much experience in their fields to keep them from posting and helping people out. As for editing the post they are involved in I dont know if is is crimminal to do that LOL.

    [Edited by Charles on 01-05-2001 at 03:54 PM]
  4. LoneStarLawn

    LoneStarLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    Isn't Chuck and adminstrator the same person Charles (Chuck is the administrator) You forgot Lazer also...
  5. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,821

    yep forget lazer, guess because I havent seen him in awhile. I didnt know Chuck(administrator) was the same person as Chuck chevy trucks Chuck
  6. Administrator

    Administrator Administrator
    Messages: 865

    chuck Keough is the administrator of LawnSite.com
    Chuck is the moderator from Chucks Chevy Truck Pages.

    I will discuss this topic with my moderators and get back with you.


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