A lot of the hard work. Verifying artist links, resolving duplicate images, helping moderate the site. Some of it is some of the hardest and most intense stuff that happens here. Just resolving duplicates is like defusing a live bomb sometimes.
Yeah. With something that’s been around for more than a decade and may be here for decades to come, how people grow and change and learn and get along is a lot more important than if someone’s ever had a bad day or flipped a table or just gotten pissed and acted out about something at some point.
There’s a badge for people who used to be troublemakers and got banned, and who then turned around, started to behave and became mods. It’s called From the Night, and it’s one of those unlisted badges:
If you poke around on the Site Staff list, you can find people who have it.
And I admire you. I wish all Christians had that same mindset. Most of the Christians I have met were far more concerned about how other people lived their lives than how they were living their own.