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Old April 11th, 2011, 11:58 AM
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2 Mods are Unmasked

Thanks to the many members that suggested that our moderating team remove their masks. In a continuing effort to make our board friendlier, starting now two of our Moderators are out of the closet so to speak. As per the announcement http://www.pets.ca/forum/announcement.php?f=3&a=66 please feel free to use this thread to say hi.

Member growler has been moderating as Gatekeeper. Effective immediately her new moderating username will be growler~GateKeeper.

Member hazelrunpack has been moderating as Blackbear. Effective immediately her moderating username will be hazelrunpack.

If members wanted to welcome them in their open Mod roles or say Hi in this thread please feel free.

More information about the Mod team will be posted shortly.

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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:08 PM
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Aww come on!! We KNEW those two!! We want to know the other ones!!!
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:08 PM
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Welcome.

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It takes some hercajones (not quite a OED entry but let's work on it!) to come out of the closet as it were.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:09 PM
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:10 PM
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Aww come on!! We KNEW those two!! We want to know the other ones!!!
SSSSSSSSssssssHHHHHHHHHhhhhhhh....you lettin' all OUR secrets out of "the closet".
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:11 PM
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:12 PM
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:12 PM
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Well Marko, it is what we asked for and it is very courageous for them to step up. I personally have mixed feelings however I will get over it.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:12 PM
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Well Marko, it is what we asked for and it is very courageous for them to step up. I personally have mixed feelings however I will get over it.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:18 PM
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So far this thread is positive and that makes me super-happy. Please let's keep the entire thread positive, if anyone has critiques please PM them to me personally. Thanks in advance.

I'm glad to see such positive first posts

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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:23 PM
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Welcome to the board, Hazel and Growler, just to let you know we have a kitty and doggie guru with the same names
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:28 PM
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:31 PM
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Aww come on!! We KNEW those two!! We want to know the other ones!!!
I'm with Gerri on that.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 12:32 PM
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very courageous to come out of the closet.

welcome growler-gatekeeper

welcome hazel-blackbear.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 01:05 PM
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thanks guys for what you do, I know its not an easy task.....
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Old April 11th, 2011, 01:31 PM
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Old April 11th, 2011, 02:48 PM
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I can only assume it's not always easy and, I'd like to thank you for the energy and effort you've put into our community .
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Old April 11th, 2011, 08:17 PM
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I don't know Growler,(as in haven't read many of Growler's posts) but Hazel seems a friendly, levelheaded sensible person, good mod. material IMO. A thankless task, a bit like judging horses or other animals, in that you can't please all of the people all of the time, so I thank all of the mods actually, whether hidden or not.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 08:34 PM
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I have always gotten along with both, which makes sense to me as I've never had a problem with either as mods. I'd like to know who the others are though, if they are comfortable with letting us know. I haven't seen growler on much recently off the top of my head, but she has always been just as friendly as hazel.

I'm glad that you both stepped up and thank you to Marko for working to make the forum friendlier I hope the other mods decide to "unmask" themselves and see that it's not all so bad!
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Old April 11th, 2011, 08:50 PM
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but....I didn't know!

In any event, a

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Still watchin' out for that litt'l green sleeping dragon growler~GateKeeper!

I think this is truly a step in the right direction and thank you to Marko, Dave and the entire team for moving everyone in the right direction!
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Old April 11th, 2011, 08:55 PM
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*shakes fist* So Hazel was Blackbear huh...
Kidding, I agree both are excellent candidates to be mods and thanks to both of you for all your hard work around here over the years
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Old April 11th, 2011, 09:03 PM
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What?! Blackbear?! I thought I was Carnac! Darn!

I want to thank everyone for the sincere good wishes...

hazel had to reveal, though... That bear is so hard to control! Kept accidentally posting in the TJT
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Old April 11th, 2011, 09:07 PM
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LOL, those blackbears are a little hard to control.
I know you can not possibly be Carnac, unless you are capable of teleportation
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What?! Blackbear?! I thought I was Carnac! Darn!

I want to thank everyone for the sincere good wishes...

hazel had to reveal, though... That bear is so hard to control! Kept accidentally posting in the TJT
lol well yes now the mystery continues i actually can't recall one time i saw growler moderating a gatekeeper though, atleast not in recent memory but then again... my memory is questionable at best Anyways, thanks for all your hard work trying to keep us crazies under control
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Old April 11th, 2011, 09:08 PM
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LOL, those blackbears are a little hard to control.
I know you can not possibly be Carnac, unless you are capable of teleportation
Ya, there's that!
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Old April 11th, 2011, 09:14 PM
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Am I allowed to ask how one becomes a moderator? Not in an accusing way, I'm just curious how the process works Is there an application?
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Old April 11th, 2011, 09:17 PM
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I'm pretty sure you just ask Marko and go from there? Not sure
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did someone say teleportation??

I'm interested can I bring the beasts??
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Old April 11th, 2011, 09:55 PM
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