In The BBQ Pit, there is a thread entitled “Administrators, Moderators and the rest of the Teeming Millions.”
I wrote the following:
“For what little it is worth, I vote with Alphagene, Zette and Ugly: no one forces you to participate on this board; if you don’t like the rules, go elsewhere.”
John John wrote the following reply:
“Well, yeah, that’s an option, but what if you just want the rules applied evenly, assuming, arguendo, they are not? Let us use the stale restaurant illustration again. You like the restaurant but the new waitress is turning your meals into a tums tempest?- see post above on this subject- Do you stop frequenting your favorite restaurant, or ask the owner to send her back to the scullery?
If everyone is satisfied with the treatment by the administrators and moderators, as it appears from the posts in read in their praise and stop flirting with flutes and fairy dust.”
If you want to know more about the posts that inspired the above change, see the thread.
Well, I am rising to John John’s challenge. I think the moderators do a damn fine job of running this board, especially considering a few Straight Dopers are flaming idiots. Granted, David B is a smartass and JillGat had the temerity to disagree with me, but I think the moderators are fair, patient and even-handed most of the time, especially since they do this for free.
Granted, they are not perfect, but I think they do a far better job than would the bozos who are constanting pissing, bitching and moaning about the moderators and administrators’ performances.
And John John, I have never flirted with flutes and fairy dust in my life.
So there! PHTHHBBT!
and off my medication.