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[–] uoat 2 points 213 points (+215|-2) ago 

Who runs voat? akto or someone? Anyway, I told them a year ago:

WHEN A POST GETS TRACTION, disable any moderation of it. When good users have spoken, fuck the mods. The stupid fucking mods are always the problem.

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[–] Easybee 1 points 27 points (+28|-1) ago 

So let them upvoat. Downvoted and move on. What do you want to do, censor SRS positions?

We must not become what we oppose.

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[–] rednirug 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago 

So let them. That's the whole point of free speech. If you want to sensor them because you disagree with them, then you are just as bad as they are.

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[–] Sabactus 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Then maybe require something like what we see in movies when they are launching nukes, two people turning two different keys. To kill a popular post it takes two or more mods to turn the proverbial keys to kill it.

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[–] Gilgam3sh 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Don't care if those idiots can upvoat shit that they like, as long as they can't delete shit that they don't.

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[–] TheKewn 0 points 12 points (+12|-0) ago 

People.. people and power is just a bad combination it seems. And especially online, where any unqualified person can be a mod anonymously. We need something on voat to protect the users against mods like this.

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[–] wuzizname 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Like a system for users to vote for and elect mods? Or to vote to oust mods? Bigger subs, with enough volunteers, that would be a good system.

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[–] sjwking 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

This is perfect. Mods should just remove spam. The community upvoats and downvoats the content they like/dislike.

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[–] wuzizname 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Hear hear!

Excellent recommendation. When the community accepts the post and has hit a minimum threshold of comments or upvoats, then the community has spoken and is engaged. It's absolutely idiotic that any mod should have the ability to scrub an active thread because it doesn't end with proper punctuation.