Quote: "Plus you're a moderator now, shouldn't you know all about this??"
I should, but there aren't any specific rules written so it's more about what the community and (other) mods think is acceptable.
Quote: "IIRC, he was brought on to specifically moderate the Posting Competition."
The entire Geek Culture board, actually
I also do moderating in other boards when I happen to see something that needs moderating, but I don't do a lot of thread-reading in other boards. Not enough time at the moment, unfortunately.
Quote: "Don't double post. Ever."
How did I know you'd say that? I wish I written it down and taken a photo with a newspaper to prove it
Quote: "I thought this was very harsh here:"
Ah yes that's the thread I was talking about. I agree that it was a bit unfair. Not the first warning, that was warranted since he posted twice in less than a day, but the second warning and subsequent lock was a little silly since the posts were almost two weeks apart.
Quote: "I messaged/emailed the mod but did not get a reply"
Yeah me too but I don't think BigAdd checks his PMs. It's still ridiculous that there's no notifications for the PM system.