hikaricore wrote:To be completely honest with you here, at this point you'd be better off sneakily making a new account and changing your tone. The general consensus around here is that you're a whiny little bitch who pitches a fit when you don't get your way, and as such no one wants to be bothered putting any time or effort into your requests.
One could say the same about you at times hikaricore.
See what i did there? It works both ways. If you weren't so bitter to others then people wouldn't be bitter towards you.
I'm not the one to tell you how to moderate, but in my experience, being calm and setting a good example as a moderator will have most of the users follow suit. If you be an arsehole to the users they will be arseholes back and not contribute to the site and possibly even troll making more work for you - my point is pretty much proven when people start naming episodes "hikaricore is a dick".
Yes, there are people who will troll not matter what you do or say, and they should be dealt with accordingly. But for every one of those there would be at least 20 people who want to help. At the moment those 20 people are wondering why they bother.
If someone goes to the effort to create a thread pointing out that something is wrong, they are trying to help fix the site. If you discount them as being a whiney bitch, they won't want to help anymore, and will probably dedicate their time to trolling instead (that's why this thread exists...). Who is a more useful user, one who goes to the effort of make a thread complete with references pointing out a mistake, or one who does not contribute at all?
If you got everyone on your side instead of just telling them they are idiots, then imagine how much shit would get done, and there would be less work for the moderators to fix.
Also, too much work for moderators? get more moderators? There are more then a few people aroudn here that a capable and willing to do it.