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Moderators

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Mods

The moderators, a.k.a. the mods, are in charge of Metafilter and have a variety of administrative responsibilities. The contact form is the quickest way to get in touch with the Mod team -- it sends an email to all of them at once.

Primary Mods

Volunteer Mods

  • vacapinta, since May 2008. Based in London, he's the "in case of emergency" midnight mod, because sometimes spammers work at night.

Non-Mod Staffers

  • frimble keeps the site's back end running smoothly. He handles coding, bugfixes and feature builds. frimble is not a mod but he will delete posts if needed.

Emeritus Mods


Partially taken from the FAQ: "Who's in charge here?"

Now they all watch the flagged posts pile up, delete questionable posts, occasionally post to the sideblog, and settle any disputes that might arise. You can email all the mods at once using the contact form.