There is a difference between moderating yourself and consenting to be moderated. Even when that consent is ongoing, they are experientially very different.
I was going to add the following but thought I'd wait so as not to take over the thread (too much?)
Yes, there is a difference between someone who, when going on a drinking bender, mails his car keys to himself and someone who simply relies willpower not to take up their car keys while drinking.
But in the end I call them both self moderation. Though I'll grant one is probably alot more effective than the other.
Oh, and on a different subject I made a hub on hub pages about how to make something that fends off snails from seedlings. It might seem a stretch, but I think of gardening in a game like aspect (and given the number of mmorpgs which have plant gathering in them (and that farmville game), I think in general culture it's taken to have game aspects.
Here's the link: http://hubpages.com/hub/protectfromsnails
Oh even more: I've been meaning to pimp R Scott Bakkers 'The darkness that comes before' as it's called epic fantasy, but I think of it as education on philosophy. But haven't gotten around to it and I'm thinking of making it a kind of signature thing anyway