1-Why not put a max on moderating terms, American president style? some mods have been mods more than not, their behaviour on the forum is more affected by being in power than being ruled by it, I feel they've got to feel that that power is their default right. they treat us like rich sons which never worked for anything treat the hard workers in their dad's business, they can't relate to them, not really. With the terms the mods come back to earth for vacations and to experience gravity a bit. 2-i honestly think the real problem, is actually finding mods, it's a job many will turn down once they know the bland bothersome responsibility that comes with it. I know for sure that if this was a forum of a majority of my kind, i would never consider moderating, why should I? as some have said in cluelesshusband's thread, why bother reading every single post and face the complaints and rack your brains on dispute resolution when you can just drop in like a free bird read what you want post what you want and that's it. so, why not making moderating an obligatory responsibility of members to take in turns once they reach a certain number of posts or years whichever first, that way everybody knows what it feels like. Imagine a community that gets democracy in summer, communism in fall, dictatorship in winter and theocracy in spring. supermods shouldn't change though, someone has to moderate the rotation.