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#2764 Possible moderation bug

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Tim Vroom
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2004-01-09
2004-01-09
Peter Chastain
No

I posted as an anonymous user on a forum, then later went
back and moderated on the same. I know that one is not
supposed to post and moderate on the same forum, but
since the system allowed me to first post anonymously and
then post, I thought that perhaps anon posts were allowed on
forums that one also moderated. After moderating, I later
went back and responded to a response to my anon post. Of
course, the system then removed the moderations I had
made.

In short, I posted as anon, moderated with mods accepted,
posted again as anon, and had moderations removed.

Is this how it is supposed to work, or should the system
have informed me when I attempted to moderate that I had
already posted to the forum?

Thanks.

-Peter Chastain aka The Infamous Grimace
pschas69@yahoo.com

Discussion

  • Jamie McCarthy
    Jamie McCarthy
    2004-01-09

    Logged In: YES
    user_id=3889

    Tim, can you take a look thru our logs and see what happened?

    His uid is 525297.

    Peter, we can easily find the moderations you did, but we're going
    to have a devil of a time trying to figure out which anonymous
    posts you made. Without those, Tim won't be able to reconstruct
    what happened. Can you own up to them and either email their
    cids to me (jamie@slashdot.org) or post them as a comment in
    this bug? If you email, I'll keep them between members of our dev
    team. Thanks.

     
  • Jamie McCarthy
    Jamie McCarthy
    2004-01-09

    • assigned_to: jamiemccarthy --> tvroom
     
  • David Finch
    David Finch
    2006-01-26

    Logged In: YES
    user_id=27197

    I encountered this bug too. I posted AC
    (http://science.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=175183&cid=14565362),
    and afterward I was still allowed to moderate the thread. It
    somehow knew not to let me mod my own AC post (not so
    anonymous I guess), but I could mod up my parent.

     
  • Logged In: YES
    user_id=430647

    I just finished moderating on /. yet the discussion would
    still allow me to post to the discussion.

    Is this actually a bug, or a mistake in the description on
    the moderator guidelines page?

    when I say just, I was mmoderating about 15 minutes before
    posting this comment.

    Jaqui
    [ same username on /. ]