86 users got fooled here yours truly included

@allknowing (55092)
India
April 3, 2016 7:33pm CST
Yes my dear friends. myLot does not need moderators. It was a great one from @owlwings to fool us all. And we fell to the trap. In all my life I have never ever been fooled in this manner. How did I know? A little bird told me this And he gets money to fool us - smart I say
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@owlwings (38062)
• Cambridge, England
4 Apr 16
MyLot DOES need moderators (that was actually the whole point of the discussion). Every member here should feel it their duty to 'moderate' by reporting anything which they come across and by doing their best to pour oil on troubled waters if they see an undesirable argument developing. Admin can't possibly scan all discussions, let alone all responses and comments, so the active participation of every member in seeing that the site runs properly is absolutely essential. I'm sorry if you felt 'fooled' by my discussion. It generated some very interesting and valuable thoughts and ideas, including your contribution, of course. I know that many people were responding under a false premise but that doesn't make their responses and comments any less valuable!
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@Bluedoll (17031)
• Canada
4 Apr 16
You wrote you would follow up. This is a good follow up but it was only luck that I found it.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
We have all taken it lightly and so you can relax. Just to refresh your mind this is what your post says: Would you like to work for MyLot? MyLot is looking for responsible Moderators with a good knowledge of the Terms and Community Guidelines, a sense of humour and a certain amount of patience and understanding for people with English as a second language. Further details will be announced on this page tomorrow but in the meantime please feel free to express your interest here, explaining briefly what you consider to be the main attributes and advantages you could bring to the site as a Moderator "Working for myLot" ?? What's that Your post generated thoughts that there were jobs being offered which obviously meant some earning prospect At no point did you clarify that that was not what the post meant. Hats off to you. I have fooled may be one or two but not 86. We now know that you have a great sense of humour. Actually we were really fooled as no member here can announce what you have in your post
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@rina110383 (21964)
4 Apr 16
@owlwings You're right! That's why I said, "It's okay" in my response. I consider it my responsibility to help clean the site by reporting plagiarists and other violators. Don't worry. I didn't feel fooled, seriously. I would really help in reporting, whether it is a "position" or not. You know that from our previous exchanges.
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@vandana7 (57186)
• India
4 Apr 16
Though I did not apply for the post, I did reply in earnest and though I did have a feeling that he was kind of fooling, especially with gofsey going into every box saying it was Friday the April 1st, I still let it go on thinking that Owlwing does not play pranks especially when it was on March 31st and not the first. When he asked Daljinder did she note subtle change in title, I realized he did play a prank. Now Owlwing joins the ranks of pranksters on this site..but very nice to know lighter side of Owl.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
We should have guessed since Admin was nowhere on the seen
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@Jotomy (6076)
• India
4 Apr 16
I didn't read that post actually, let it be it is like fun, enjoy
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• Jacksonville, Florida
4 Apr 16
Oh wow, yeah I was fooled as well. I thought they really did need a moderator. Can't believe he tricked that many of us! How rude!
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@Mike197602 (13469)
• Worcester, England
4 Apr 16
personally I think it was a bit of a fail...
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
But we should have ben wiser as Admin was nowhere on the scene. I cannot say it was rude but it was clever.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
4 Apr 16
@allknowing I was only kidding about the rude thing. Lol.
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@DWDavis (11147)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
4 Apr 16
I was taken in as I thought that little bird was part of the sites admin. Guess I still have a few things to learn.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
I suppose we all have to learn and to think I am here since around 8 years.
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@DWDavis (11147)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
4 Apr 16
@allknowing Knowing some of you veterans myLotters were fooled to does make me feel a little better.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
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@Mike197602 (13469)
• Worcester, England
4 Apr 16
I think it was more a discussion about the work of moderators. If mylot were looking for moderators they'd have made an admin discussion.
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@Hatley (157527)
• Garden Grove, California
4 Apr 16
a lot pf people thought they were looking to give jobs lol
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
None of us suspected although a thought did go through my mind since Admin was not around (lol)
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@Mike197602 (13469)
• Worcester, England
4 Apr 16
@Hatley in all the years i've been here if something big is announced it never comes from a member...it comes from admin.
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@LadyDuck (118128)
• Switzerland
4 Apr 16
I replied to @owlwings just to say that he is perfect as moderator. I had a doubt, for the simple reason that there was no official posts from Alex.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
I too had that doubt but when it comes to owlwings one could never think of him as a prankster (lol)
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@LadyDuck (118128)
• Switzerland
4 Apr 16
@allknowing You are right, shame on him.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
@LadyDuck I took it lightly.
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@Ruby3881 (2088)
• Canada
4 Apr 16
He really fooled us, didn't he!
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
We should have guessed since there was no Admin around
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@Ruby3881 (2088)
• Canada
4 Apr 16
@allknowing Well I had wondered.... I'll plead being new. I am still finding my way around
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
@Ruby3881 No plea. You should have known
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@rina110383 (21964)
4 Apr 16
So it was a joke and I expressed my interest. It's okay.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
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@marguicha (80234)
• Chile
4 Apr 16
At least I didnĀ“t apply for the job
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
I did not apply but recommended.
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@Hatley (157527)
• Garden Grove, California
4 Apr 16
so no moderaters really needed yes I was fooled too
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
Very clever. Was he not?
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@msiduri (5842)
• United States
4 Apr 16
I'm confused. What happened? Who fooled everyone?
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
Would you like to work for MyLot? MyLot is looking for responsible Moderators with a good knowledge of the Terms and Community Guidelines, a sense of...
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• Dallas, Texas
4 Apr 16
@allknowing , Thanks for pointing this out. Now I am a bit relieved. Knowing they actually do not need any additional moderators. I will be waiting for next April 1st for the next big April Fool's Day joke on everyone. lol.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
@lookatdesktop He did a good job of it. I have fooled one or two in my life but not 86
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• United States
4 Apr 16
he's quite the quirky ol' bird, aint he? a member'd not be one to announce such'n i doubt that e'en the admin'd do a discussion 'bout such. that sorta thingies normally handled privately.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
And now he is putting on and justifying that he was serious. Caught the bull by the tail
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
4 Apr 16
Glad that I haven't applied for it, I read that post but I don't like the idea of applying. If I applied for that, me also become a victim. Lol. We didn't realized, it was April fools day, right?
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
None of us did but he got away alright (lol)
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@youless (86448)
• Guangzhou, China
6 Apr 16
I just realized I was fooled after I read your discussion I really thought it was for real because @owlwings seemed to be very familiar with rules in Mylot. I even responded to his discussion about it and perhaps he laughed to see it behind the computer since his prank worked I forgot whether he posted that discussion on April 1st or not.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
6 Apr 16
There has been a lot of activity after that. Admin has clarified about it but has taken it lightly just as we all have. Being a senior and a matured guy no one would have thought that he also has this other side too (lol)
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@owlwings (38062)
• Cambridge, England
6 Apr 16
I never laughed at the people who responded because they had fallen for my trick. In fact, there was some very good and worthwhile discussion on the nature of moderation. I wish now that I had saved it before Admin deleted the discussion.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
6 Apr 16
@owlwings Oh no! I did not know about the deletion. Very sad. But did you earn from it?
@jstory07 (57186)
• Roseburg, Oregon
4 Apr 16
How did @Owlwings food everyone. I missed that one.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
Would you like to work for MyLot? MyLot is looking for responsible Moderators with a good knowledge of the Terms and Community Guidelines, a sense of...
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@jstory07 (57186)
• Roseburg, Oregon
4 Apr 16
@allknowing I thought that was real.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
@jstory07 It was so well worded no one suspected him (lol)
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@salonga (27973)
• Philippines
4 Apr 16
Hahaha! Who would have thought he was actually making a fool out of us! But I am too busy to be a moderator and good there is no such vacancy.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
Does he not look like "All work and no play makes Jack a dully boy"?
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@salonga (27973)
• Philippines
4 Apr 16
@allknowing This is why I love jokes but not bad jokes or green jokes please!
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@vhpsandi (360)
• Mumbai, India
4 Apr 16
I fell for it too? Why did you ruin the feeling by telling us the truth.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
i don't get you. What feeling of yours have I ruined?
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@GardenGerty (90075)
• Marion, Kansas
4 Apr 16
How funny. He was not one that I would ever suspect of pulling a prank. No wonder he fooled so many of us.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
Confidence trickster I say
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@Macarrosel (7643)
• Philippines
4 Apr 16
Oh, really? Then I was one of the 86 members being fooled. Seems Owlwings credibility is at stake here...hahaha.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
You must see how he defends himself another one of those justifications to fool us again
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@marlina (60531)
• Canada
4 Apr 16
It was a joke? I am glad that I did not fall for it.
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@allknowing (55092)
• India
4 Apr 16
It was a joke but the great guy wants us to believe it was not
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