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Who can get infractions?

  1. Jun 15, 2008 #1
    Can mentors and homework helpers and academic advisers get infractions and warnings? Do they lose their status if they get one? Has that ever happened?

    Just curious.
     
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  3. Jun 15, 2008 #2

    cristo

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    These questions can be answered by reading the physics forum global guidelines:

    Your second question cannot be answered, since we do not discuss specific incidents in public.
     
  4. Jun 15, 2008 #3

    Ivan Seeking

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    Infractions may be issued to anyone except admin and mentors. Any disagreements among staff members are discussed and a consensus reached, sometimes by a formal vote.

    Any adminstrative actions automatically post for review by the entire staff.
     
  5. Jun 15, 2008 #4
    Sorry I didn't understand that sentence.
     
  6. Jun 15, 2008 #5

    Kurdt

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    I believe it means all the mentor staff get a say in any infraction that is issued to any member to make sure the decision by the original mentor was fair.
     
  7. Jun 15, 2008 #6

    russ_watters

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    Yes, that's correct.
     
  8. Jun 15, 2008 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    Yes, the word "adminstrative" was a poor choice as we do lock threads and whatnot without staff review, but whenever infraction points are issued, and whenever a member is banned, the admin and mentors can all see what was done, and why. And sometimes we will report our own actions as moderators just in case anyone on the staff might not agree with the choice made.

    Every once in a while Greg steps in and makes a command decision. And every now and then Greg gets inspired and wants to implement a new idea, so he will make a post asking what we think; sometimes as a courtesy. :biggrin:
     
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