Approved Suggestion to remove Cream Tea's admin.

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by Samantha., Dec 7, 2016.

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Is Cream Tea, in your experience, worth the trouble he causes?

Poll closed Dec 14, 2016.
  1. Yes

    21.8%
  2. No

    78.2%
  1. Cowboy Crow

    Cowboy Crow Australian Skial God Contributor

    You're right, I read it wrong. Sorry about that.
     
  2. RMSniper

    RMSniper Legendary Skial King Contributor

    Steam:

    From what I understand between my private PMs when this first transpired, and Bot is welcome to elaborate, as I don't want to give too many details if that was meant for just the upper staff, Cream Tea is apparently our only mapper who creates maps from scratch, whereas Pedro just fixes and tweaks maps. Pedro cannot do what CT can do. Cream Tea would likely leave if he lost his admin. [also, this is me paraphrasing so as to not give out too much info without Bot confirming it's ok] [Also, RM side note here: WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME HE EVEN MADE A MAP FROM SCRATCH?]

    But here's how I feel, in regards to that, and I think Blade voiced my thoughts here as well: The majority of our players play on vanilla servers (servers which Cream Tea obviously cannot map on). Is our custom/trade server base really that big that they will all leave if he is removed, and no new maps are made? I honestly do not believe so, but I suppose it is up to those who understand custom/trade servers better (and Bot) to make that more apparent to us. Either way, my stance has been the same for the past ~3 months: We have an admin on our team who makes us look bad, and we have to deal with him simply because he's a mapper who gets to be admin. He also has continued to get more immature the older he has gotten (that is kinda sad). Having an admin like that is not all right, and I'm pretty sure the majority of the forum base/admins feel that way. If this suggestion is declined simply because of what was said in our PMs, I assure you that the forum base (non-admins) will likely get very aggressive towards CT when he returns from his ban, as they will have felt like their opinions and thoughts were ignored in favor of a special snowflake.
     
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  3. Kyle

    Kyle Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    Steam:

    +1 He should've been removed after breaking the rules the 1st time.
     
  4. Samantha.

    Samantha. Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    The people who voted no are speaking up a lot.
    Can some of the people who voted yes give us their take on the situation?
    @DavidtheTurkey and @Tayto
    You 2 are the only non mistaken votes who voted yes and didnt give reasoning.
     
  5. LiterallyCody

    LiterallyCody Face-Melting F2Per

    Steam:

    Cream Tea is a good friend of mine. I have never had a problem with the guy.
     
  6. RMSniper

    RMSniper Legendary Skial King Contributor

    Steam:

    Just because someone is your friend does not mean that they are infallible. Do you really agree with how he acts, and the rule breaking he has done?
     
  7. Chance

    Chance Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    Steam:

    That's fine, but he's unfit to be admin
     
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  8. Toxik

    Toxik Moderator Contributor

    +1, he probably shouldn't have received admin from the start just because he could make barely passable maps
     
  9. LiterallyCody

    LiterallyCody Face-Melting F2Per

    Steam:

    I'm rarely on the skial forums so I have no idea what goes on.
     
  10. Adora

    Adora Truly Feared Pyro Contributor

    Steam:

    Simply removing a piece of the equation will not resolve the problem. Simply removing Cream from his role as admin will not prevent something similar from happening in the future. While we're looking at Cream we should also look at the cause of the problem.

    Sure, give mappers the title of "admin" if that will entice them
    in times of demand. But I don't think it's right to grant them full admin privileges (handling reports, muting, banning) without them going through the application process just like anyone else. That's disrespectful to the community and especially to the other admins.
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2016
  11. Samantha.

    Samantha. Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    Is anyone even reading the poll question?
    Toxik and Zillion also voted wrong.
     
  12. Chance

    Chance Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    Steam:

    Probably should have worded it differently
     
  13. Samantha.

    Samantha. Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    You know what, you're right.
    I knew that would be a problem when I worded the question weird.
    I didn't have to be verbose lol
     
  14. Saraya

    Saraya Sufficiently Lethal Scout

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    So dr_minecraft_final is a barely passable map?

    I understand the animosity but that doesn't mean it's okay to slander his skills. Dr_minecraft_final is a popular map on the death run servers mind you.
    The question here is his capability of being an proper admin, not his skills as a mapper. Make your argument and leave it at that. No need to make this petty. otherwise, it will only weaken your argument.

    Also, nice to know some on this forum have poor reading comprehension or just don't bother to read. a simple poll yet many answer it wrong. Which part of the question is causing the confusion?
     
  15. courtsnort♩♪♫♬

    courtsnort♩♪♫♬ Banned Contributor

    Steam:

    Should have just stuck with "Should Cream Tea Lose Admin"
     
  16. Party Chocobo

    Party Chocobo Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    Steam:

    People could also read the question before voting on it.
     
  17. shoooooooooooooooo

    shoooooooooooooooo Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    Steam:

    and I have a hunch, I think the reason it's a very popular map is simply due to the fact that it's a minecraft map. Every time there has been a minecraft based map on one of these servers it's been exceedingly popular. The one on VSH was played all the time, and the one on jb, holy shit, that was like the only map they ever played there.
     
  18. courtsnort♩♪♫♬

    courtsnort♩♪♫♬ Banned Contributor

    Steam:

    But on the other hand, TRADE NY is the least popular of our trade servers, and it's the only Minecraft trade map
     
  19. Fairnessplease

    Fairnessplease Rage-Inducing Forum Troll

    Not to be the bear of the battle on the cake, but lots of people on this forum berates him and bullies him to the point at where he is now. I'm sure lots of other admins broke the rules in the past. I am no way in shape or form trying to help him, but you need to understand the dire situation he is in. I have not seen him personally abuse his admin powers and what happens on the forums should not reflect to a person in-game. H

    He can still change if you give him a chance. Look what happened with Prophet, Bottiger gave him a chance and even said "we can revisit the issue in a PROPER manner" instead of just saying NO ADMIN! You have to give people chances in this world, otherwise things will not go proper as people want it to. Just by looking at the poll it's just that. Everything gets a return.
     
  20. Pedro the fabulous

    Pedro the fabulous Trade Moderator Contributor Master Mapper

    Steam:

    In his defense, vsh_urbanworks_final is also played pretty often.
     
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