I do not allow moderators to delete topics. There's really no reason at all to delete topics or posts so I removed the option to delete. Moderators and admins always just move posts and topics to the trash instead of deleting. Much easier to know who said what this way, and it prevents abuse. :)
I would never pay money to make posts on forums. It would cost way too much to keep them active and they're not real posts, every post they make is fake. Exchanges are a waste of time as well in my opinion because the members will never return.
I don't trust them ever. They're never true and they're always just trying to get money out of you. I find it pretty obvious if it's a scam, anything that offers a way to get rich quick for a small fee is always a scam. There is no real way to get rich quick, everything requires lots of time and...
Do you allow your moderators or staff members to ban members? Or do you think it should be an admin only thing?
I allow all my moderators to ban members. I only hire people I trust so I see no reason why not. This way they can quickly ban the spammers.
Do you allow staff to participate in contests?
I allow staff to participate in some but not others. If the staff helped plan it, they should not be allowed. If it's a referral or posting contest it should not be allowed. But graphic contests and things like that I see no reason to stop staff...
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