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Author Topic: (Don't worry) DJ Omnimaga steps down from Codewalrus staff  (Read 756 times)

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Offline xlibman

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(Don't worry) DJ Omnimaga steps down from Codewalrus staff
« on: July 15, 2016, 11:17:05 am »
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« Last Edit: July 15, 2016, 06:02:21 pm by Streetwalrus »


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Re: DJ Omnimaga steppes down from Codewalrus staff
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2016, 04:42:05 pm »
 :(

I thought you were the only boss here...
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Not really. Neither on Omni but to a lesser extent. On Omni I had veto power, but I was a chicken about certain things

Anyway first post under review for tuesday. We'll discuss about possible staff structure changes and whether I can remain staff or not.

I can't do it sooner because I'm booked this weekend.
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Re: DJ Omnimaga steppes down from Codewalrus staff
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2016, 06:17:43 pm »
After a mildly heated debate on the shoutbox, DJ and I had our Nth argument because we often disagree about how to handle drama, and he acted without consulting the entire staff first which is against our principles. I don't want to make him feel uncomfortable, but I think official permban threats are not something to be taken lightly and absolutely requires appropriate discussion before we come to such lengths.
Even though DJ has been considering leaving his staff position for a long time already, we've always been able to solve problems in a mature way and I hope to solve this new episode of drama as nicely as usual. He may or may not remain staff, but he will always be my friend regardless.

I thought you were the only boss here...
Well, while CW was originally DJ's idea, all of us Original 5 agreed on running the site on a "parliamentary" model. That means all staff members have to participate in decisions and that we will not push something out until we came up with an appropriate decision that satisfies us all. That is, unless there is some critical emergency that would imply tempbanning someone for their uncontrollable behavior until we can take a decision regarding them.
I do not believe we have reached such a point today. I also gave a friendly warning to request that the argument cool down a bit, and I have to apologize for being myself involved in said argument.

Anyway, be nice to DJ guys, he feels down in these situations and needs emotional support.

That's it for now, we will update you once we've sorted things out in private. :)
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Sort y @DJ Omnimaga, again it's all my fault  :'(
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I also don't want DJ to leave, I know he was an integral part of omnimaga and still left, but he's too important a part of this site too... I will continue trying to avoid politics on IRC too...
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I won't leave unless the administration/atmosphere turns into Omnimaga II if I step down. We'll see tuesday or so if I remain staff anyway, and I would at least like to be able to do some minimal work like newsing or managing boards. The Monthly project award would continue as long as I am still around since all I need to do is post a new poll then deliver a prize at the end of yhe year.

But yeah the issue is there is confusion between staff about what's the line at which something starts being considered an emergency thst requires immediate intervention or massive restructure and I wish people in the staff could understand more how Omni was ran back then.
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