This is pathetic. How does it take so long to ban someone like Hippo? At least that Kuro-whatever person had a few legit posts in the L1 forum (I guess. I don’t go there too often). Hippo is an obvious troll and he’s spamming the WC.
Something has to change with the way the mods actually moderate. bchad is paralized by parliamentary procedure, itera only deletes posts that offend him directly, numi doesn’t do anything, and S2000 is the most active but still won’t do what’s necessary to clean this place up.
Jesus people, it’s not that hard to figure out. Why is it every Monday there’s some new Indian (presumably) that’s spammed the WC (not sure about the other boards) with such obvious troll-bait? Why is it so crystal clear to me and not you that it’s the same person?
Screw the Blake Ratio (patent still pending). People like Grexit, xray, and hippo (probably all the same person) should be banned immediately and without prejudice. I’ve waited all day to see how long Hippo would get away with it, and - unfortunately - not to my surprise he continues to fill the board up with useless shit.
I understand the need to meet if you want to ban someone like purealpha (a much better troll), CvM, or even me when I get out of line. Whatever. But if someone has less than 15 AF points and everyone already hates him, why wait?
I renew my call to promote me to wield the banhammer. We can sort out the rules later but, in essense, I’d stick to the WC and only ban people that appear out of nowhere and start trolling/spamming. I wouldn’t ban people for breaking Rule #1 (especially since approximately 72% of my posts do). No, I’d only crush the trolls that pop up.
Unless you guys (admin and mods) have a better idea and can implement it quickly, you’re going to lose the WC completely. I know AF is much bigger than the WC but there are a lot of us that have spent years on here, have made connections with people through the casual conversations the WC can provide, and it’s unfair to us to see it being ruined and nothing being done about it.
tl;dr - I’m pissed. Keep the obvious trolls out of the WC either by encouraging mods to act more autonomously, promote someone who will, and/or implement a voting system so we can downvote the trolls into obvlivion. Just do something.
That’s my feedback.