Originally Posted by paintmered
Back when I actually moderated every post of a game thread, it would take me a solid two hours to get through it all. If I moderated the GT in real time, it took even longer (~5 hours to include pre- and post-game). For volunteer work, that's a lot to ask of any moderator every evening.
This is why the I love the report post function so much. It saves us mods all kinds of time as we aren't stuck reading every single post.
I believe that
As a single individual would not even have a life, as chunk of their waking time is consumed.
and then the multiplyer effect with additional labor x time
That is a solid enough reason right there for us posters to really be considerate and to keep a control on ourselves in posting, regardless of the Reds this or that.
I am glad you disclosed that, I will make a better effort to keep a lid on my ......
Another point is that this site is not maintained by large corporations with seemly endless deep pockets and resources, this is not Cincinnati Enquirer, ESPN, CBS, FOX, Yahoo, or MSNBC et el.
This site is maintained by a couple of individuals and volunteers
, supported by some concerned members in an attempt to give the rest of us a decent venue to discuss the Reds and other topics on non-baseball.
If some of us as posters continue to make it unduly more difficult for those individuals it would not be any problem for them one day to just make a phone call and to pull the plug on this site, within hours it would disappear.
It is a credit to them, and very generous, that they haven’t said, “who needs this crap” already.