kmatwill - 1:01 am on Mar 23, 2006 (gmt 0)
I have a new community(1 month, 73 users) and I have one guy that is acting like the site is his. He has done nothing bad, but basically tries to tell me how to run my site. He has more posts than me on the forums which is saying a lot and he's private messaging every new member even though I've told him that I send an automated message. To say he has taken "ownership" of the website community is barely an exageration. I don't want to ban him, but this guy won't give it a rest already and I don't want him to scare people away. Tonight he all but demanded I take a poll on the use of the word "damn"(he doesn't like it)in the forums. After about 6 emails back and forth I finally convinced him to get back to the task of supporting the community instead of trying to promote his opinion of forum etiquette. He seems nice enough, just seems like the overzelous, no job, always-on type of guy. The worst part is that I've briefly met the guy and I know I'll run into him in person at various events related to my hobby. What do you guys suggest? I have a feeling I haven't heard the last from this guy.