I'm not certain that we need any more moderation. The site, bar a few "incidents" has generally managed to self-regulate quite sucessfully for a number of years now. Would having more mods have made any difference to the recent "spat"? I don't know, but I'm not 100% sure it's worth finding out if it changes the character of TT.com.
If Harry and Homer think its worth trying then just get on with it and approach whomever you think suitable.
I guess I'll get "Pink Wanded" for that now But I'm a firm believer in "If it's not bust - don't fix it!", we just need to be careful on the definition of "BUST".
Keep calm and carry on!
I agree that what you state is the case for many parts of the site, however, I believe that the Marketplace needs more moderation, more people to flag innapropriate or NWS material are also required.
but on the marketplace the spurious comments and heckling are actually a form of help as they often bump a thread back to top and people usually just read the ad and don't mire themselves overly with the ensuing slapfight.
a little more self moderation is needed .... direct insult and slagging one and other off on some poor sods problem solving thread is unacceptable ....... my being called a twat on a problem solving thread should've been met with the moral high ground of "save it for the arms" and flagged to a mod, simple as ...... but that was back when I was less considerate .....
In effect all of us are deputy mods as we all have the ability to flag inappropriate behaviour to the shirriff.