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Courtesy Among Staff Members

Discussion in 'Moderator Discussion' started by Aeolus, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. Aeolus

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    There has been a tremendous lack of both courtesy and respect among the staff recently, and it should not go on unchecked. I realize that it isn't my place to issue orders dictating how things should go on around here, but attention needs to be drawn to this. If you have a problem with how someone on the staff is doing their job, I suggest you PM them about it yourself and respectfully communicate your concern. If you aren't up to that, contact an admin and let them know about the situation. Don't go on a tirade of name calling in a publicly viewable place. You discredit yourself more thoroughly than the target of your insults when that happens.

    The public display of immaturity that has become commonplace in #smogon and the NB chat is simply unacceptable; too often we undermine ourselves. If we go around calling each other stupid and inept in public for everyone to see, what level of respect can we justifiably demand from our users?

    In sum, stop undermining your fellow staff members. We're all on the same team; it is time we acted like it.
  2. Surgo

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    Read, agree 100%. Not sure if I'm culpable lately but if I have a problem I'll be certain to keep my mouth shut.
  3. cloud

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    agree with contents, although i haven't seen much in the way of disagreement/argument lately. i'm around to listen if anyone needs anything ;-*
  4. Misty

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    um, okay, sure.

    Anyway, if this NB-related then obviously I have no part in it, but if I'm at fault please give me something a bit more direct >.>
  5. Aeolus

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    I'd like to make it clear that I'm not directing this at anyone in particular... I'm not even excusing myself.

    I'm just hoping that we get better in the future; that is all.
  6. DM

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    I agree completely with the sentiments of this thread. I just want to let everyone know that I may act like a hardass sometimes but I'm just a lovey-dovey guy made of rainbows and gumdrops, and if I ever call you a name publicly I assure you it's in jest and I'll make it obvious that it is so.
  7. Carl

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    Red.

    Green too.
  8. Mekkah

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    Barely if ever noticed. Read nonetheless.
  9. Vineon

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    done it, and I still do it occasionally.

    I find it difficult to say I wont do it anymore. But its a great team concept and I'll keep it in consideration.
  10. Aeolus

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    Just bumping this thread becaused I've noticed this sort of stuff crop up again recently. It hasn't been nearly as bad now that Justin has left... but let's work together guys!
  11. Kumar

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    If this is regarding my avatar it's just a joke -_-
  12. Steelicks

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    except for the case of justin i do not even see this as an issue at all
  13. chaos

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    I haven't noticed it recently. Justin always gets a bit out of line, I don't think he's ever going to get his admins back. I'm tired of this nonsense.
  14. Carl

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  15. DM

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    hmmm... yep, looks like I missed something YET again
  16. Mekkah

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    I think Aeolus was in a fight against himself...

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