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[–] [deleted] 32 points 27 points (+59|-32) ago  (edited ago)

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[–] gatordontplaythatsht [S] 12 points 40 points (+52|-12) ago 

If you're only here to grow "your creation" then you've missed the point of moderating subs. You're a community servant, not some great leader that is responsible for the entire subs content.

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[–] weezkitty 3 points 51 points (+54|-3) ago 

As brash as he came across, he's right. A popularity contest is how you get big names in control of subs. I would much prefer a system to vote out mods that receive frequent complaints than regular elections

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[–] Antimatter 6 points 20 points (+26|-6) ago 

The community wouldn't exist without the creator. You make it sound like creating a sub (/v/NicheTopicHere) instantly gets subscribers. Obviously that's not true. It takes hard work and dedication to build up the sub.

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[–] oaken 3 points 10 points (+13|-3) ago  (edited ago)

That's incorrect. Mods of large subs, ones that they didn't create themselves, are "community servants". If you were brought on to help combat spam, enforce rules, etc, that's what you are.

But if you create a subverse about a niche interest of yours, spend every day filling the sub with content, cross posting, plugging it everywhere, and grow it from 0 subscribers then yes, it is your "creation".

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[–] Rigel 2 points 8 points (+10|-2) ago  (edited ago)

this is the kind of attitude that leads to the kind of reddit style fiefdom wherein little dictators feel empowered by the growth of "their" empire and thusly become the sort of tyrants that stamp out expression according to their own whims, making the site a crap hole in the process.

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[–] Antimatter 4 points 2 points (+6|-4) ago 

Then answer this. If I create a sub for my OC and it gets popular enough to get over 5,000 subs, do I not have a right to moderate it? There are too many variables to consider with this system that'd be too much of a nightmare.

You've seen all the bitching and moaning when somebody gets their precious subverse taken away through /v/subverserequest now multiply that a hundredfold and that's what you'll get. Far too much work for Atko and Puttitout. Corrupt mods is a huge issue but this isn't the answer for it.

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[–] PuttItOut 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

I wouldn't worry to much, it has many flaws.

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

I agree with you.

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