promotions and helping people in need

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by snakepliskin2334, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. snakepliskin2334

    snakepliskin2334 GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 25, 2012
    United States
    hello all its snakepliskin2334 i was wondering how does the promotion system work because recently when we came back from the hack trouble a while back i was unable to log on for some reason and out of kindness and a could of messages later Vulpes Abnocto
    was able to help me with the trouble i was having and because of that i would really like to give something back to temp and staff for helping me by maybe become a staff member and helping others who are in time of need now im not trying to make brownie points here or anything like that but since i have some time on my hands i figured i put it to good use by helping others who need it but dont have the right clearance so to speak. i know it takes time and good effort to rise through the ranks but i was just asking doesnt hurt to ask so again thanks to all who helped me in time of need when i was having trouble and one day i hope to return the favor ...
  2. wrettcaughn

    wrettcaughn Misunderstood Moral Elitist

    Mar 14, 2009
    United States
    There are many ways to help people on this site without the need for any special "clearance". Trawl the gaming forums and help people do some troubleshooting.
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  3. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Anti Switch Owners

    Former Staff
    Apr 18, 2008
    DS Scene
    As wrettcaughn said there are many ways to help people out here without the need to be staff. Simply replying to a thread with an answer to a question can help someone out immensely and make their day. Being helpful in that way and being a good member overall is the best way to get on the path to becoming a staff member.
  4. Weaselpipe

    Weaselpipe Erratic Temp user

    Nov 18, 2010
    Somewhere Else
    You haven't called anybody a fanboy in this thread, nor made some comment regarding Nintendo/Sony/ Microsoft games being better off on iOS, so you are helping
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  5. Black-Ice

    Black-Ice Founder of the Church of Renamon

    Oct 31, 2011
    I'd think anyone whos a breath of fresh air in this place is going in the right direction.
    Mainly people who are understandable and not E-Hitler incarnate.
    Be a nice guy. You dont need a coloured name to be a nice guy.
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  6. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

    Sep 13, 2009
    You really don't need to be in power to be a good guy. Just be a good guy and be helpful. That's the best thing anyone can do for a community.
  7. wrettcaughn

    wrettcaughn Misunderstood Moral Elitist

    Mar 14, 2009
    United States
    It's 2013. I don't think we say "coloured" anymore...

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  8. Issac

    Issac I

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    Apr 10, 2004
    In British English, I think they do ;)

    On topic:
    And also, I think you'd need more experience (as in, been a member for a little longer while) to be considered... To see the devotion, and motivation. As well as seeing how you've treated people and acted in various situations :)
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