See also: Moderation | Good Guy | Admin | Sysadmin | Op

Shortform: Mod

One who Moderates. This position can be an elite one or, if done by the community, done democratically, such as with Slashdot. Moderators often help kill useless information such as spam, zealots, and flames. Here on’s wiki, the moderators are regulars who modify and maintain entries but anyone can moderate.

The advanced form of a Moderator is the Admin and, further, Sysadmin

Have you hugged your moderator lately?

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