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Ummm... How do I become a Hypography mod or admin because I'm new.


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#1 smartypant

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 12:14 AM

I've only just joined somewhere in December 2006 and I don't understand many things for instance how to become a Moderator or Administrator on Hypography. So please explain to me how this works and when you can change your user level like admins and mods can because I was told by an admin (Chacmool) that after a certain number of posts you can!

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#2 ughaibu

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 12:29 AM

One idea is to demonstrate familiarity with the site, search for threads dealing with the subject of interest rather than starting new threads on the same topic.

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 12:31 AM

Usually you have to impress the current team with your Mod like temperament and be a member for a considerable time to be a Mod. Admins are usually born, not made.
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#4 C1ay

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 07:14 AM

You user level status will change automatically at the post counts indicated in the User Levels Tutorial.

We use an internal process to select members for invitation to become a junior mod when we need mods.

#5 Chacmool

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 09:05 AM

So please explain to me how this works and when you can change your user level like admins and mods can because I was told by an admin (Chacmool) that after a certain number of posts you can!

I'm actually a mod, not an admin. :cup: As C1ay points out, your user level will change as your post number increases.

#6 infamous

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 10:47 AM

I've only just joined somewhere in December 2006 and I don't understand many things for instance how to become a Moderator or Administrator on Hypography.

By impressing the staff with:

#1. Fairness
#2. Patience
#3. Consideration
#4. Willingness to listen
#4. Suppressing one's ego
#5. Understanding the rules of the forum
#6. Being as friendly as others permit
#7. And most of all: Don't appear too eager for the position.....................Infy

#7 imaplanck.

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:05 PM

By impressing the staff with:

#1. Fairness
#2. Patience
#3. Consideration
#4. Willingness to listen
#4. Suppressing one's ego
#5. Understanding the rules of the forum
#6. Being as friendly as others permit
#7. And most of all: Don't appear too eager for the position.....................Infy

For every forum Ive ever been a member of, and there are loads.


I score:
0 for #1. Fairness
0 for #2. Patience
0 for #3. Consideration
0 for #4. Willingness to listen
-10 for #4. Suppressing one's ego
0 for #5. Understanding the rules of the forum
0 for #6. Being as friendly as others permit
and once again 0 for #7. And most of all: Don't appear too eager for the position
:)

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 02:54 PM

For every forum Ive ever been a member of, and there are loads.


I score:
0 for #1. Fairness
0 for #2. Patience
0 for #3. Consideration
0 for #4. Willingness to listen
-10 for #4. Suppressing one's ego
0 for #5. Understanding the rules of the forum
0 for #6. Being as friendly as others permit
and once again 0 for #7. And most of all: Don't appear too eager for the position
:)



So, are you saying we should just go ahead and ban you now? While you may have no desire to be a mod in the future you will need to at least do better than a 0 in some of the above to remain a member.

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 02:56 PM

So, are you saying we should just go ahead and ban you now? While you may have no desire to be a mod in the future you will need to at least do better than a 0 in some of the above to remain a member.


Yeah sure, go ahead! :)

#10 Mercedes Benzene

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 03:03 PM

:)

#11 Buffy

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 03:09 PM

Yeah sure, go ahead! :)

Your wish is my command! :)

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 02:41 AM

Admins are usually born, not made.


Well, I was made just for info...

Also, I don't remember who said this, post count is not all too important to become a mod, I guess there is a third of the members here who have more posts than I do....:)

#13 smartypant

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 07:51 AM

I'm actually a mod, not an admin. :) As C1ay points out, your user level will change as your post number increases.


And exactly how many posts are those:confused: because I don't think I can really post somewhere near two-thousand possts. Eventually I'll get there, but its actually a little hard to make two-THOUSAND posts!


Anyway Chacmool... sorry for the thing about me mixing you up as an admin and a mod.

By the way, just out of curiosity, what IS the difference between a Moderator and an Administrator???:really confused:

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#14 C1ay

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 08:26 AM

And exactly how many posts are those:confused:


Again, see the User Levels Tutorial....

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 09:47 AM

Again,smartypant:
it's not the number of posts that counts I was an admin with less than 1000 posts.

As to the difference i a few wordsan admin can do everything (access to everywhere...even beyond the realms of virtuality :) ) while a mod has more restricted option, he/she can for example ban only in the forum they moderate...

#16 Mercedes Benzene

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 09:57 AM

As to the difference i a few wordsan admin can do everything (access to everywhere...even beyond the realms of virtuality ) while a mod has more restricted option, he/she can for example ban only in the forum they moderate...


We can BAN???? :)

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 10:05 AM

Admins do a lot more behind-the-scenes stuff in addition to moderation.