Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

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Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby james01 » 16 May 2014, 5:08pm

I've just had my "Cat saves boy cyclist from dangerous dog" moved from "On the road" to "Tea shop" section. This is the second time in recent days that I've had a post interfered with :( , I thought for a moment it had disappeared completely.
The "Tea shop" section is described as "non-cycling related chat". What is non-cycling about a child on a bike?
(PS: I wonder where moderator is going to move this rant to :D ).

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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 16 May 2014, 6:31pm

It wasn't on the road, it was on his front garden ;)

Moderators tend not to be overzealous, it's too much work.
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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby gaz » 16 May 2014, 6:33pm

Perhaps it got chased off this board by a moderator's overprotective cat :mrgreen: .
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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby nez » 16 May 2014, 7:34pm

That's ruff. Ruff ruff ruff ruff.

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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby Vorpal » 16 May 2014, 8:42pm

james01 wrote: (PS: I wonder where moderator is going to move this rant to :D ).


Couldn't resist....
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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby 661-Pete » 16 May 2014, 9:49pm

I once 'lost my rag' big-time over a moved post (not on this forum, I hasten to add). And flounced off. But there was a bit more to it than just having a post moved...

I think I've mellowed a bit, since. :? And my hair is greyer.
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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 16 May 2014, 11:08pm

Vorpal wrote:
james01 wrote: (PS: I wonder where moderator is going to move this rant to :D ).


Couldn't resist....

I'm sure the forum allows for a moved post signpost to be left. makes it more obvious, and here it would drop off the front page fairly fast
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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby Si » 17 May 2014, 8:20am

Some people's sock draws are tidier than others.

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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby gaz » 17 May 2014, 9:37pm

This thread is getting around the boards a bit; this must be the third so far.

Does that qualify it for inclusion on Touring and Expedition? :twisted:
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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby Vorpal » 18 May 2014, 10:18pm

gaz wrote:This thread is getting around the boards a bit; this must be the third so far.

Does that qualify it for inclusion on Touring and Expedition? :twisted:


I could move it there, if you like :wink:
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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby JamesE » 19 May 2014, 12:21am

Vorpal wrote:I could move it there, if you like :wink:

I'll give the mods a biscuit in exchange for moving it to "Swaps, trades, etc" :wink:

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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby Hemipode » 19 May 2014, 3:30pm

JamesE wrote:I'll give the mods a biscuit in exchange for moving it to "Swaps, trades, etc" :wink:


Bourbon?

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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby thirdcrank » 19 May 2014, 10:19pm

This is turning into a forum version of Mornington Crescent and it looks to be catching on. :roll:

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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby JamesE » 19 May 2014, 11:05pm

Hemipode wrote:Bourbon?

I prefer scotch but I don't mind if I do. *proffers an empty glass*

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Re: Overzealous moderators shifting posts?

Postby Mick F » 20 May 2014, 7:40pm

Talking of empty glass, I'm in a boozer in Swindon, and my glass is empty.
I must go and sort this problem out.
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