Daily moderator of the chat

Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 8:02 PM

To whom it may concern:
I've been banned from Korn.com's chat, for no apparent reason. I got on for 5 seconds, earlier today and left, without saying a word. I did notice the moderator star next to the user name ISSUES, whom claims to be 12 years of age. I tried to log back on about an hour ago and immediately got a pop up that stated I was banned. Could someone please get a little more control over whom is in charge of things around here? Especially by someone under the age of 18, which is questionable in the fact that some that are 20 years older, can behave the same way. It's fine if people goof off and mess around with banning and joking, to let the person right back on, but if they have no legitimate reason, but to be an ASS, then further action should be taken.
Thank you,
Tammie
"DEAL WITH IT"

Replies to This Posting

  1. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 2:18 PM

    I agree with all sides of this. Nate made some valid points & I was shocked to see such young people on a chat site where camera chatting was involved. I also see Raven's side of it too. It is sad that all underage people would be penalized for a few that screw it up & I agree that I've seen the mod priv. abused by all ages & I have seen people of all ages be just as immature as the younger crowd.
    When I first got into the korn scene online one of the first people I met online Synthetic.disease (Kyle) was maybe 13? & now he's MUCH MUCH older (Haha) so it's possible for there to be younger fans interacting with the older ones.

  2. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 2:43 PM

    Harrassment, taunting and being called names by these same individuals, is not acceptable as well. I clicked the ignore button, but they can refresh and come back on and do it again. Everyone who has had an input in this, brought up very legitimate points. FA-Q, you're totally on it! It's actually made me shy away from the chat more now.
    "DEAL WITH IT"

  3. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 7:14 PM

    My age restriction suggestion, was just that, a suggestion. But I do not wish to see an age restriction because of the mod situation. I wish to see age restrictions from a legal standpoint.

  4. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 7:47 PM

    I don't care anymore. Ya'll can have the chat. I knew it would get to this point, but what do I know.
    "DEAL WITH IT"

  5. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 10:25 PM

    Apparently Sebastien fixed the mod problems, or so I heard. Now only JD, Munky, Ray, Fieldy, Sebastiens, and grnd(ctrl) can mod, so that's a step up.

    Even if you have a star next to your name, you dont have mod powers unless you are one of those people.

  6. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 7:43 AM

    raven wrote:
    Apparently Sebastien fixed the mod problems, or so I heard. Now only JD, Munky, Ray, Fieldy, Sebastiens, and grnd(ctrl) can mod, so that's a step up.

    Even if you have a star next to your name, you dont have mod powers unless you are one of those people.


    Cool!

  7. Moderator

    Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 3:40 PM

    raven wrote:
    Apparently Sebastien fixed the mod problems, or so I heard. Now only JD, Munky, Ray, Fieldy, Sebastiens, and grnd(ctrl) can mod, so that's a step up.

    Even if you have a star next to your name, you dont have mod powers unless you are one of those people.


    This is correct. It was an issue on tinychat's end that we (ground(ctrl)) were not made aware of. Thank you for your feedback. The issue has since been resolved.

  8. Moderator

    Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 4:31 PM

    Actually, the person that had the star today "tested" the ban feature and say's it still active. You'd have to check with him, Timkornspace, but he says the "ban" feature is still active. There hasn't been a problem with banning lately, but now that he says it's active, the problem might rear its head again. Just letting you know that the issue may and may not actually be corrected!
    Josie

  9. Moderator

    Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 4:33 PM

    Tammie wrote:
    Harrassment, taunting and being called names by these same individuals, is not acceptable as well. I clicked the ignore button, but they can refresh and come back on and do it again. Everyone who has had an input in this, brought up very legitimate points. FA-Q, you're totally on it! It's actually made me shy away from the chat more now.
    "DEAL WITH IT"


    And this is exactly why we STILL need moderators that are actually in the chat frequently. Someone responsible enough to not abuse the powers of having moderator controls.

    Josie

  10. Moderator

    Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 11:54 AM

    Checking with the tinychat people again...

  11. Moderator

    Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 1:36 PM

    Vanessa wrote:
    Checking with the tinychat people again...


    Thank you much! Here over the last few days we've had some pretty creepy peeps coming into the chat. What other avenues do we have to report inappropriate behavior other than just ignoring a person. The ignore feature only works while the person is still logged in. If they exit the chat and come back, you have to re-do the ignore feature. If you log off and back in, again, you have to re-do the ignore feature as well. What I've seen recently is a person will go out and came back again so that you have to keep re-doing the ignore feature. People can be such morons for the sake of just being a jerk. It's ridiculous! Another course needs to be available since we can't have moderators in the chat on a regular basis.
    Josie

  12. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 2:49 AM

    After today, I realized that we need an moderator on the chat. PLEASE have more than just the band (and Sebastien)!

    Today we had a guy named Aaron go on cam and play guitar. Jonathan Davis was on chat at the time and he was trying to get people to quiet down so he could show us something. This Aaron guy was bypassing mutes by leaving tinychat and rejoining - it totally makes muting pointless. And I swear, he did this at least 10 times today and people had to keep remuting him. I didn't have moderator at the time or else I would've banned him and JD doesn't know how to use tinychat controls.
    And theres another guy (Pilus) that comes onto chat almost every night, drunk, and talks trash to Korn fans - its very, very annoying.

  13. Moderator

    Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 3:43 AM

    TimKornspace wrote:
    After today, I realized that we need an moderator on the chat. PLEASE have more than just the band (and Sebastien)!

    Today we had a guy named Aaron go on cam and play guitar. Jonathan Davis was on chat at the time and he was trying to get people to quiet down so he could show us something. This Aaron guy was bypassing mutes by leaving tinychat and rejoining - it totally makes muting pointless. And I swear, he did this at least 10 times today and people had to keep remuting him. I didn't have moderator at the time or else I would've banned him and JD doesn't know how to use tinychat controls.
    And theres another guy (Pilus) that comes onto chat almost every night, drunk, and talks trash to Korn fans - its very, very annoying.


    Please help us keep the Korn Chatroom a happy place to want to be!

    Josie

  14. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 8:50 AM

    The thing is, is they need to have people mod outside of the fan community, unless that particular "fan" is fair, responsible and not on a power trip. That's why the other way failed. Tinychat needs to take care of this and communicate better with this site.
    "DEAL WITH IT"

  15. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 8:16 AM

    Tinychat consists of a plugin that I doubt would be easy to modify solely for the purpose of korn.com. A very likely possibility is that we are going to have to begin self-moderating. As in whoever has mod powers can only ban or block with a majority consensus, and agrees to pass them on to a new, responsible mod before leaving the room so that it isn't left unattended.
    ...

  16. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 9:03 AM

    I vote for ADandelion.

  17. Moderator

    Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 6:18 PM

    We really need moderators in the chat room! There are some people that just don't get the hint when you try to ignore them and then when you do ignore them the just exit and come back so you have to ignore them again and again. Something needs to be done so that the chat room doesn't get out of control and people can still come and chat. I don't know the "right" answer other than the fact that we need moderators that have the ability to ban people from the chat. Without it we have a lot of people coming in and harassing people and annoying people for no reason other than to be annoying or to be mean. This can't continue. Please help us help keep the chat BS free!
    Josie

  18. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 11:00 AM

    Trololo

  19. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 5:55 PM

    Although we need more nd better moderators, I also think that an important quality would be a sense of humour lol becuse if we get a whole bunch of really serious mods, and we're goofing off and stuff, and they ban someone because they were prsonally offended or something... that would no be fun! Ex: A lot of times people will make a joke (ex: like a thats what she said joke- *pauses to giggle*-) and thats just for fun! I personally wouldnt want someone getting banned for making a joke... just not an offensive joke! I cant give you an ex. on that one though... But I agree with everyone else! We NEED mods! (Hey isnt Tim a mod?)

  20. Re: Daily moderator of the chat

    Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 4:32 PM

    maybe this site shouldn't do the tiny chat thing. If anything the site should have it's own chat system with its own chat rooms. If someone is doing something you find offensive, you should have the ability to "silence" or "ignore" them - that is the ability to make it so you do not see what they are posting. To me, that would make more sense to have and be more practical so incidents like what happened with you do not occur.

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