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  • How do I unassign someone as a moderator of a forum?

    Now there's a silly question, eh? If a person can't figure that one out on his own, the smeghead just ain't tryin'. Right? But apparently it just isn't as simple as that:

    When I click the "delete" link to remove a moderator from a forum, I get presented with a nice little box which says:

    Are you sure you want to delete the moderator called 'Pinhead from the forum PINS'?
    (moderatorid: 13)

    This action can not be un-done.
    When I read that, I tend to focus on the "This action can not be un-done" part and my brain starts to argue: Can't be undone?! Of COURSE it can be undone! You just re-assign the person to be a moderator of the forum!

    But, apparently whoever wrote the software doesn't agree with that little argumentative part of my brain, so I suppose I should check: Just why can't I re-assign a user to be the moderator of a forum? If I click "Yes" and delete the moderator, is it going to remove the user from the database, or something?

    Thanks!

  • #2
    Hi, go into your ACP, Forums & Moderator, Show all Moderators. You can remove them from assigned forums.

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    • #3
      No it does not remove them from the database but there is no "undo" swtich, you'd need to readd them to the forum.

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