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Moderator Musical Chairs
« on: November 26, 2013, 11:52:40 AM »
Good morning denizens of OC.net!

Per the request of the affected parties, we are hereby announcing a moderator trade: the Faith Issues forum will trade Michał Kalina to the General Fora (esp. Christian News) for Mor Ephrem and a 2014 draft pick (to be named later).  Both boards seem to be pleased with the trade; agents for the affected moderators could not be reached for comment.
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2013, 12:11:59 PM »
What's this? No signing bonuses?
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2013, 12:39:23 PM »
This isn't going to be like that trade involving the 1962 NY Mets, where they received a catcher in exchange for a player to be named later and were so dissatisfied with the catcher that they sent him back as the player to be named later?
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2013, 12:40:22 PM »

Who's on first, what's on second, etc....
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2013, 12:45:06 PM »
I note the distinct absence of "Axios" or "Axioi".  ;)
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« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2013, 12:52:14 PM »
I note the distinct absence of "Axios" or "Axioi".  ;)

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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2013, 02:20:12 PM »
I note the distinct absence of "Axios" or "Axioi".  ;)

Looks like they had no other choice.
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« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2013, 02:22:06 PM »
Does this mean we get a new mascot?
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2013, 04:09:25 PM »
Boy do you have your hands full now that you're mod of Faith Issues  ;)
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2013, 04:27:11 PM »
Does this mean we get a new mascot?

What was our old mascot?
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2013, 04:32:01 PM »
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2013, 06:26:07 PM »

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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2013, 06:26:32 PM »

We've got to be able to do better than that!!!
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2013, 06:30:07 PM »
This isn't going to be like that trade involving the 1962 NY Mets, where they received a catcher in exchange for a player to be named later and were so dissatisfied with the catcher that they sent him back as the player to be named later?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Chiti

Harry Chiti, the first Major League Baseball player ever traded for himself
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2013, 07:18:44 PM »
I note the distinct absence of "Axios" or "Axioi".  ;)
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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2013, 08:48:06 PM »
This isn't going to be like that trade involving the 1962 NY Mets, where they received a catcher in exchange for a player to be named later and were so dissatisfied with the catcher that they sent him back as the player to be named later?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Chiti

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Re: Moderator Musical Chairs
« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2013, 09:04:42 PM »
This isn't going to be like that trade involving the 1962 NY Mets, where they received a catcher in exchange for a player to be named later and were so dissatisfied with the catcher that they sent him back as the player to be named later?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Chiti

Harry Chiti, the first Major League Baseball player ever traded for himself

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