To put it in terms anyone should understand, the moderator's keep the peace, and basically sort the wheat from the chaff, so to speak, here at ASK. Follow the guidelines, or dare to feel their wrath. lol. ;)
iwilleatyourcookies, the others mostly covered it, I will add that we work for Ask.com and our job is to try to keep the site free from Community Guidelines violations, to make it a nicer place for everyone to participate.