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softballgurl13

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new Posted: 01:01PM Jun 9, 2011

Cool


[Softballgurl, this topic is designed for questions about games. Also, please don't double or triple post. Thanks! Mod froggy]


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nad331Aus

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new Posted: 08:45PM Aug 11, 2011

I am in a WTB game, moderated by kittygirl. She has not been on for a few days, and there active games I would rather join. Please help.

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iforgotbraingleAus

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new Posted: 04:13PM Oct 2, 2011

I added instruction to the Vote-In-The-Poll-Game!

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snowmonsterAusmod

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new Posted: 10:30PM Oct 4, 2011

"Voting" in a Poll, is not a game, so therefore, this topic will remain locked.

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Asha14tus

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new Posted: 06:09PM Nov 24, 2011

Out of curiosity how does the boss send a memo in Who's the Boss?

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spud*nz

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new Posted: 10:25PM Dec 10, 2011

Hey asha if you are playing WTB at the moment and you are the boss, you will see a box kinda thing and it will say what the psych question is and the memo, so when you are the boss you will be able to figure it out I am sure of it.

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wysecng

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new Posted: 07:31AM Nov 18, 2012

*scratching my head out of confusion* do you know why i am inactive in who's the boss, I SIMPLY FORGET THE GAME, so all of my promises for only who's the boss are erased my promise for werewolf still stands.*scratching my head out of confusion*

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Longhorn_fanAus

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new Posted: 10:32PM Jan 17, 2013

I want to know why Braingle continues to allow some people ie: kitty19 to continue to create games to MOD when that person repeatly abandons their games and then they stay in sign ups for months at a time?

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snowmonsterAusmod

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new Posted: 10:57AM Jan 18, 2013

First of all, it is unfortunate that some games are not handled appropriately by the moderator. It is frustrating to sign up for a game, then realize the moderator of that game is not around. As for Boss games, you need a moderator to start each round, otherwise, the game ends with the moderator "abandoning" the game. In Werewolf, the moderator can, if they choose, place themselves in the background of the game. They are not needed to start each round, therefore, Werewolf games can pretty much play out without a present and active moderator. Sure, it is nice to have an active moderator, but if Werewolf is played the traditional way, without Prompts, Psych questions, etc. then they can actually be an invisible moderator. These games are not as popular, but they can exist and play out just fine.

The moderators of braingle do not have any power to implement change in Boss and Werewolf games. If anyone would be "banned" from moderating one of these games, it would have to be done by the owner of braingle. So I would ask Jake if he felt it necessary and appropriate to take such action, or an action that would cause a member to earn "bad karma" for not being an active moderator. As long as Werewolf can be played without the help of the moderator, then any change would only effect Boss games.

Also, you have to remember, when a person signs up for a game, they have the option of leaving that said game, as long as it hasn't started yet. And they have the option of not joining any other game moderated by the person/s in question. If a person stays in a game that is taking a very long time to fill . . . . and the moderator isn't around, this is their choice. It's important to keep an eye on games you have signed up for. If a person wishes to sit in a game that is taking forever to fill, this is their choice.


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Longhorn_fanAus

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new Posted: 02:07PM Jan 18, 2013

snowmonster wrote:
The moderators of braingle do not have any power to implement change in Boss and Werewolf games. If anyone would be "banned" from moderating one of these games, it would have to be done by the owner of braingle. So I would ask Jake if he felt it necessary and appropriate to take such action, or an action that would cause a member to earn "bad karma" for not being an active moderator. As long as Werewolf can be played without the help of the moderator, then any change would only effect Boss games.

Also, you have to remember, when a person signs up for a game, they have the option of leaving that said game, as long as it hasn't started yet. And they have the option of not joining any other game moderated by the person/s in question. If a person stays in a game that is taking a very long time to fill . . . . and the moderator isn't around, this is their choice. It's important to keep an eye on games you have signed up for. If a person wishes to sit in a game that is taking forever to fill, this is their choice.


I was insinuating for BOSS games as WWG without a mod can be done without issue.

It is not the people who sign up, as yes...that is their issue........It is continuing to see the same person start a game and knowing they have no intention on ever following through with it. I understand we all have lives outside of braingle and real life causes the occasional abandonment of a WTB game. But to create a game with 4 day rounds and know you will never check back in to see if anyone is even signing up for the game is not a thing that should be taken lightly. This particular person I am asking about has been doing this for a LONG time. These games then stay on the "Game Sign-Up" list for sometimes months at a time. The current one has been in sign up since the beginning of November. This is B/C people know that the mod will abandon the game. If one looks the history of this members games you would see that several "regulars" will sign up for the game just to get it off the board.

So how does one send a message to JAKE?

I ask this question as it has come up several times in discussion among different players. All wanting to know why Braingle does not do something about this situation.


EDIT: BTW...Thanks Snow


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snowmonsterAusmod

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new Posted: 03:52PM Jan 18, 2013

I don't think Jake would change the configurations of the Boss game so it can be played with an inactive moderator. IDK , maybe he would, but that would take some time. Something to ask him I suppose. Other than that, you could ask him about your concerns about users starting Boss games and repeatedly abandoning them. Best place to ask Jake questions would probably be in the Bug Reports & Feature Requests topic in GD. Direct your question to Jake personally. I think he addresses these questions on a somewhat regular basis. Good luck with finding satisfaction with this issue. For me, I ignore the games you are talking about. Sure, it's irritating to know how they are being handled, but members need to learn to leave a game if it isn't filling up within a reasonable time.

Take all sorrow out of life and you take away all richness, and depth, and tenderness. The capacity of sorrow belongs to our grandeur. It is the furnace that melts hearts together in love. In loving memory of my dear friend Guy - take care Goobs . .
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talaisawsomet

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new Posted: 10:54PM Jun 3, 2013

i am currently moderating two games a werewolf and wtb game its going pretty well i guess
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mocha613Aus

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new Posted: 06:14PM Dec 13, 2013

I was reading over the rules posted here and realized that much of what is posted is obsolete. The entire section about WTB and TWG needs to be changed. Just an FYI.

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mocha613Aus

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new Posted: 11:25AM Dec 17, 2013

Is there a reason the rock paper scissors game is still stickied when there has not been an active game since 2010?

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froggyggAusmod

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new Posted: 11:40AM Jan 9, 2014

Thank you Mochs for the info and your patience! Both items have been taken care of!

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