1. I have begun to assign roles of "Moderator" to members of the site that I believe can be trust to help manage the forum. These members will be able to do the following. Disable commenting on posts, move posts to different categories, pin pots, delete posts, and mark a answer as "best". If anyone using the site seeing a questionable post, member account or has a dealing with a member that seems outside the norm please report it to myself or one of the moderators for review. Please keep in mind no one is being paid from the site and it may take time to get back an answer. Our current Mods are "Blane" and "pistolninja".
2. I have started creating badges to assign to members on the site. If you have any thoughts on badges that should or could be created please let me know in a comment. Currently there are two badges created.
Conversation Starter: Someone on the site with a combined post and comment count of 25+.
Veteran Member: Someone on the site whos account is 1 year or older and has a combined post and comment count of 10.
3. There is currently a few Firearm shops around Colorado that have made account on the site to post about their business. I have considered creating a badge called "Verified FFL" for site members who validate their FFL information through me. I believe this will help identify all valid business owners and weed-out any potential scams or phishing attempts post with links to "someone's store".
4. If you have any other comments or suggestions please feel free to let me know. If you took the time to read this entire post thank you and if you took the extra step to comment and provide feedback it is greatly appreciated.
Colorado Gun Trader