lol, you're so secretive about these "powers" mods have.
I think it is good to limit the powers to certain reigns of responsibility. Although it was kindof frustrating when a mod isn't online for the area the problem is in. But my real reason for posting this... a question I have that is way too offtopic to post anywhere else.
If you post something in a technical forum -- like linux-security -- that is offtopic and gets moved to General does your post count go down?
See I warned you it was dumb. It is just something I have been wondering about. I usually am careful to place my posts in the right area so I have never gotten to test this first hand. It was just something that occured to me one day and has become a mental itch I can't seem to scratch.
Edit: I would also be interested in knowing if it works in the reverse. Someone posts a technical question that gets moved from General to its proper forum.
This may seem weird but one of the reasons I got into *nix was because I like to ask questions and experiment -- which the open systems encourage. Unfortunatelly there is no polite way to test this situation for these questions. I am reduced to asking.