How do you become a GBAtemp Moderator?

Discussion in 'The Edge of the Forum' started by AlanJohn, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. AlanJohn
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    Just wonderin', don't post that I need 10,000+ posts Hadrian has 14,000+ posts and he's not a moderator.
     


  2. JinTrigger

    JinTrigger Asentrix Studios

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    I thought the big ups just ask people if they wanna be mods....like an invite type thing
     
  3. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

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    Do good for the community and make good choices.

    Moderators are chosen by other moderators and staffers, not by any type of post count or whatever.

    And Hadrian was a moderator, he just retired a while ago.
     
  4. JinTrigger

    JinTrigger Asentrix Studios

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    Thought so...I could probably never be a mod because im not on Temp as much as a mod should be on a forum and I hate being in charge at times (big responsibility)
     
  5. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    To be a mod, you really just have to contribute to the community as a whole, and be helpful to others when they need it.

    You can't just ask. [​IMG]
     
  6. tj_cool

    tj_cool Site dev

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    The staff may discuss from time to time what people they want to add to the Moderating team. There's no post count requirement. Higher postcount will probably make more people recognize you though, so it does help a little (as long as they're useful posts of course).

    I can tell you it's not as fun as it may look though [​IMG]
     
  7. AlanJohn
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    AlanJohn くたばれ

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    I help people too! Well, I helped 1 person on the "Ask GBAtemp!" system, and got voted as "Best Answer". And I made a WOOD firmware for R4-pro clones. But I geuss thats not enough...
     
  8. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    No its really not. To be a moderator, on any forum, you need to be very active, post a lot of HELPFUL stuff, abide by the rules, be in the forums for a long time etc.
     
  9. JinTrigger

    JinTrigger Asentrix Studios

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    And that's why I could probably never be a mod...I broke the rules once (I asked for a rom....Should have read the rules), Most of my post aren't necessarily helpful, and in almost three years I've barely made it to 1,000 post (vs people who've been here after me and have mroe posts = more active)
     
  10. WiiUBricker

    WiiUBricker Insert Custom Title

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    Just provide an admin with a big check [​IMG]
     
  11. The Pi

    The Pi Lurker

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    Being active and helpful and I don't think you'd become a mod on this forum after only being here 13 days...
     
  12. JinTrigger

    JinTrigger Asentrix Studios

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    i was hoping he wasn't thinking that...He is probably asking for future reference so he'll know what to do to become one in the future
     
  13. nintendoom

    nintendoom Nintendoom

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    Hehehe, Yeah.. [​IMG]
     
  14. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolfdog™ I drool on my knife

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    You helped yourself and voted yourself best answer [​IMG] and sadly making a wood firmware for another card doesn't really count too much or a lot of people would be mod by now. To be honest you can't just become a mod because you want to be one or asked to be one. You need to prove you can be a mod and those who want to be one, normally are power hungry and end up acting just like Overlord Nadrian.
    A better goal would be to want to be a regular helpful member who is productive on the Temp, funny, and just being yourself, from there you because a respectable regular and then might have a small chance of being part of the Staff, but really that takes quite some time.
     
  15. p1ngpong

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    Good character, loyalty to the site, intelligence, activity and trustworthiness are very important factors. Helpfulness of course, providing the staff with good quality unbiased reports is another. During the last round of promotions last year there was a wide spectrum of post counts to the staff that were added. We had people like Tj who had five thousand posts in a year, and others like Vulpes and I who had around less than two thousand when we were promoted. So yeah, postcount really means nothing when people are considered.

    If only they knew, being a mod is rarely ever "fun". [​IMG]
     
  16. monkat

    monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    But the coloured name is so worth it [​IMG]

    ....Damn it, where's my colour!?
     
  17. Rydian

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    SECRET TO BECOMING A MOD

    REAL SECRET TO BECOMING A MOD (show)
     
  18. monkat

    monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    Bahahahahahahaha!

    Oh, Ryddie. You're so awesome.
     
  19. AlanJohn
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    Just for you all to know- I DON'T WANT TO BE A MODERATOR!!! I was just asking because I was curius. And only a true retard would want to be on the forumns 24/7 only earning a colored name.
     
  20. JinTrigger

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    If your referring to what Monkat said im sure he was joking about the colored name thing lol