I got drunk and said “hey it’d be fun to be a mod”. They gave me the job to show me how wrong I was.
No regrets! Just lots of hangovers…
What’s the purpose behind the score system for images, aside from the “sort images by score” search option? There are a lot of images that get downvote bombed for subject matter rather than breaking any rules or for technical quality. Similarly, there are often hostile comments on these images. If it’s more general purpose, then what’s the problem with someone making a bot to auto-downvote every image with a certain tag they don’t like, compared to manually downvoting them?
Can you tell how many users are making use of the site’s API for things like customized image downloaders, or other ways of accessing the site’s content? Following that, how much of the userbase customizes their experiences like this?
Do you ever make it a habit to mess with the user’s personal filters to mess with them, or is that an uncommon thing?
Wait, so you just jumped straight from “not a member of the community” to “in a position of authority over the members of this community that I was never a part of”? Don’t you think that that would pose a problem with being able to connect with the members or see things from their perspective, especially regarding community culture?
Is this an accurate depiction of what goes on behind the scenes when Derpibooru goes down for unplanned maintenance? (“unplanned” being the key word there)
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