Changes in the forum moderation team

Discussion in 'Site Information' started by Amin Sabet, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Jul 3, 2010
    I am sad to announce that our admin Don (Streetshooter) and our super moderator Olli will be leaving the moderator team here at Serious Compacts. Both are leaving for personal reasons and have indicated that they plan to remain involved as members on the site.

    These forum leadership positions are more work than they seem, and they are completely voluntary (no financial remuneration). I want to take a moment to thank Don and Olli for their very generous contributions to the site. Both will be missed on the moderator team, which now consists of BBW, Bill (bilzmale), and myself.
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  2. krugorg

    krugorg All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
    Thanks much Olli and Don!
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  3. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Both of you two, Don and Olli, will be greatly missed for all your hard work and help, but I am very glad you're planning on staying involved in our SC community. If you weren't we'd have to send a posse out after you both!
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  4. thekeddi

    thekeddi Top Veteran

    Aug 15, 2011
    South Australia
    I haven't been a member long but I do know how hard moderators work, thanks fellas!!!!
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  5. adanac

    adanac Veteran

    Sep 30, 2011
    Vancouver, BC
    Thank you Don and Olli both for your service and thank you to the on-going moderator team. This is a terrific forum made better by folks like you who toil both behind the scenes and contribute out front.
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  6. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
    Wow! Big changes. Don and Olli, I hope you're both well and really will be sticking around, even if in a less official role. I've always NOTICED you more as participants than "officials", so I hope we won't notice a huge difference, but I'm sure those jobs involve a lot that most of us never see. So, thank you for what you've done and thank you Amin, BB, and Bill for carrying on...

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  7. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    thanks to those departing and thanks to those staying on. This forum is a sweet little oasis.
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  8. myBest

    myBest Rookie

    Apr 11, 2011
    Thanks Don and Olli, hope you still participate and your presence won't be missed.
    Amin, BB and Bill, please keep this cosy site comfy... appreciate all the hard work!
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  9. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf All-Pro

    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    Wow, please don't leave you guys. You don't know how much you've motivated me to dig inside to see what creative juices I may have. I like it around here and hope to continue to get feedback from the two of you!
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  10. Andrewteee

    Andrewteee All-Pro

    Jul 8, 2010
    Thank you Don. Thank you Olli.
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  11. Thanks to Don and Olli. Real life intervenes and I know how much work there is in being a forum mod and admin (been there, done that, avoid it as much as possible).
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  12. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Thank you Don and olli. As already said you have both made a great contribution both up front and behind the scenes. Glad to hear you both intend to remain involved as forum members and every best wish for what the future holds for you both.
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  13. flysurfer

    flysurfer Hall of Famer

    Aug 31, 2011
    Thank you both for all the work, I know it's more than one might think. I hope, the remaining mods can cope with the additional workload.
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  14. Djarum

    Djarum All-Pro

    Jul 10, 2010
    Huntsville, AL
    Thanks to both Don and Olli for the hard work.
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  15. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    Thanks everyone. Your kind words are appreciated.
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  16. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Who'd be a moderator, eh? Thanks Olli and Don, I hope to still see you both as regular contributors here.
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  17. Lili

    Lili Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    Thanks Don and Olli for all your hard work. Hope things are well with you both!
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  18. silverbullet

    silverbullet Regular

    Oct 20, 2010
    Thank you so much Don and Olli. Not only learning by seeing I did, but also learning by reading.....especially Don gave a lot of input of spelling and phrasing which I never learned at school........and may have forgotten after 50 years... ;-)

    For me and other friends here both must stay, their visual impact through photographs is indispensable. How!!

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  19. pdh

    pdh Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Perfectly put
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  20. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Thanks both. I haven't been a member here long, but I have been made to feel very welcome by you and others. I do appreciate that moderation is a hard row to hoe and I wish you both the very best in your personal lives. Good to get the priorities right!
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