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[–] Chiefpacman 3 points 2 points (+5|-3) ago 

The PSA's come about every 2 weeks, or when Putt checks in on us.

Agreed, were not very high up on the priority list compared to other things he has going on. If we were, the "weee voat is flying now" thumbnail might have been taken down weeks before the site almost went down. However, its still up. Never came down.

Most users forgive that, but at this point I'm wondering why he's held on to being the admin. Atko gave it up. For the exact same reasons that putt should.

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[–] Mad_Dog91 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

He's probably just swamped. He's asked for help multiple times before


[–] Chiefpacman 1 points 2 points (+3|-1) ago  (edited ago)

You too.

I'm glad you made this post. This kind of post needs to be made about once a week.

@puttitout where are you/ what's going on/ take the damn banner down


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

On the surface, Voat appears to be more of a labor of love to Putt than a bona fide endeavour.

From what I hear from other web developers, the workload for Putt is simply too much for one man to handle.. especially as a hobby rather than a career.

I would like to see somebody step up to the plate, though. I understand there isn't much on that plate to offer.. other than tons of extra responsibility, constant pings and emails, and sanegoat. That person certainly isn't me, I don't want that kind of power.


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

I appreciate his work, but I think you're giving him a lot of credit there. A labor of love, too much for him to handle. It's something he checks in on every couple of weeks, personally I think he's probably disgusted by the type of community that's grown here. That's just speculation though.

If someone were to step up to the plate, a lot of good it done for a site that a lot of us care a lot about.


[–] Womb_Raider 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

I do think he needs to take on more help, sure, but I don't think it's a good idea to try to get Putt to abandon voat. @Cynabuns, you should speak with Putt and ask if he's open to hiring some additional hands. (Edit: Please. I didn't mean to make that sound like a demand...)

This is a beautiful place. One of the last places on the internet that gives a damn about freedom of expression. We can't talk like we're rooting for it to fail. It's okay to be critical, but lets at least try to be constructive.

Putt can't do it alone.


[–] Chiefpacman 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Nor should he do it alone.

I'm not trying to start a mutiny. I rabble raise at times, but I genuinely like voat. I want to see it thrive. The planning and energy isn't there from putt. IMO.