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Forum Babelfish

So I was looking through the latest batch of flames, trolls, and overall SPAM on the forum I help run the other day, and I had one of those moments. You know, it’s one of those “durr, I shoulda thought of dat boss” type things.

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u r lol

Aside from listening to old school Backstreet Boys or New Kids on the Block, the thing that will probably get you flamed to death on any English-speaking forum is a slight challenge when it comes to typing words. I’m talking about bad grammar, terrible spelling,

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Guild Side Story

One of the best things about being a forum moderator is that you get the most delicious and awesome love notes. Sure, more often than not they usually say “assface” when they really mean “great mod”, and maybe when they’re saying that thing about your

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The Care and Feeding of Moderators

Perhaps the greatest masochists on the Internet happen to be those that take on the task of overlooking forums. I’m one of these people. We love to have to deal with two people posting pictures ofSome ex their balls in an attempt to outdo each

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The YouTube Gallery

If you ever wanted to get a slice of what people on the Internet like to say, look no further than the peanut gallery of a Youtube video. Those of you not in the know require very little explanation – Youtube videos have a comments

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It’s the End of the Gaming World as we Know it

In another way of feeling like I have some kind of masochistic sense of duty to the Internet, I’m a forum moderator by some trade. I’ve done moderation for forums for a number of years, ranigng from anime sites to event sites, to gaming. Perhaps

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Home Theatre on a Budget

Over the weekend, I did a little of what would be called “window shopping”. And by “window shopping”, I mean that thing you do occasionally where you drool over things you simply can’t afford and leave with a sense of longing. It’s like some relationships,