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Date:         Wed, 14 Jan 2009 11:11:39 -0600
Reply-To:     Stacy Schneider <vwcrewman@GMAIL.COM>
Sender:       Vanagon Mailing List <>
From:         Stacy Schneider <vwcrewman@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Vanagon List Moderator
Comments: To: Mike Miller <>
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I'll take 2nd position as moderator. I am on the list every day and would love to be drunk with power.


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Mike Miller <> wrote:

> Yeah I think we need a moderator. > > Some thoughts though. > > There should be a backup moderator in case the first person is on vacation, > sick, busy. > > Make the rules like soccer, flexible in punishment. Warning for a > thread/comment that's getting out of line. Formal warning for a more > serious > transgression. Red card [You're banned from the list for some time > including > permanently] for really seriously bad posts or ignoring the warning. > > And like soccer the referee, moderator is always right, by definition. > > Van content is allowed but can we semi define what's allowed that's not van > content? > > For example, births, deaths, serious illnesses? > > > No profanity. I swear but it's situational. I don't do it around strangers, > my children, and people I know that don't like it. > > On the van list two of these three criteria are met so I don't think any > profanity or off color comments or humor are appropriate. > > Ben's fine by me. He [and I] have transgressed occasionally but when he's > in > his professional mode [Real Estate and making money generally] he doesn't > behave in other than a professional manner. He would most likely bring that > here. > > > Mike Miller > Occasional transgressor from Marin >

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