#4427 Haven't done moderation for a while


I'm pretty sure this is a bug because it started unexpectedly some months ago and still continues. I used to have a lot of moderation points and meta-moderation requests but all of a sudden /. stopped providing me such facilities. My karma is "excellent" so I can't believe I did something wrong to be denied such an important feature for Slashdot.

Please, look into it.



  • Ant

    Ant - 2009-09-28

    I had this problem for years. I remember one of /. posters told me I visited /. too much. Weird, eh? :(

  • Konstantinos Michailidis

    Can it be fixed? We are supposed to visit /. much, aren't we?! :)

  • Ant

    Ant - 2009-09-28

    Kensai7: Yeah, it's weird. You would think registered /. addicts (I am one!) would get these moderations. Oh well. I think it was Malda who told me that years ago when I asked why I couldn't moderate anymore. :(

  • Ant

    Ant - 2009-09-28

    BTW, I meant to say OWNERS for "I remember one of /. posters told me I
    visited /. too much. " I wasn't fully awake earlier. ;)

  • Konstantinos Michailidis

    Has anyone found a solution to this? I still can't moderate/metamoderate... :(

  • Brent Garber

    Brent Garber - 2009-12-12

    Generally the consensus is this is a result of being meta-moderated as unfair. So if you dont subscribe to the groupthink, there goes your moderation privledges.

  • Ant

    Ant - 2009-12-12

    As of last week or two, I got meta moderation points again. Hmm!

  • Konstantinos Michailidis

    ovrlrdq, if this thing you say is true then the current mechanism is ridiculous and has to be changed. I understand that someone might get "punished" for not agreeing with other moderators regarding the fareness of his/her actions, but I've been stripped of my mod/meta-mod points for more than a year now.

    And my karma was and still is excellent. Come on, Slashdot admins, fix this!

  • Henning Spruth

    Henning Spruth - 2009-12-22

    I was about to submit the same issue - my Slashdot account ("trampel") has positive Karma, is "willing to moderate", and I used to get moderation points about every other week. However, I haven't seen any moderation points for at least half a year (could be a full year).

    I'm not aware of having been meta-moderated as unfair.

  • Jamie McCarthy

    Jamie McCarthy - 2009-12-22
    • assigned_to: jamiemccarthy --> nobody
  • Konstantinos Michailidis

    I noticed in my Profile that one of my "Achievements" is that I 'Spent All My Mod Points'... So is this the culprit for not moderating and metamoderating?

    Will it ever go off or am I stuck to not having a say anymore...?!

  • Ant

    Ant - 2010-02-08

    Lately, /. has been giving moderation points on and off. Maybe /. loves me again. [shrugs]

  • Konstantinos Michailidis

    When will I have some Slashdot love again myself?! Ok, maybe I've spent all my moderation/meta-moderation points somehow, but shouldn't they regenerate after almost 2 years without contributing to the quality of what I read?!

  • Konstantinos Michailidis

    Hello?! Mod points!? Meta-mod point?!?! :(((

    This bug is alive for ages...


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