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Becoming a "Mod"?

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Becoming a "Mod"?

Purely out of interest, how are the moderators appointed to the fora? Presumably they were initially volunteers but how is their status decided? I'm only asking because I'm nosy & I am certainly not qualified to undertake such a time consuming & worthwhile task.
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Re: Becoming a "Mod"?

Jim and I were 'elected' - that's how mods used to be appointed - Strat was press ganged into it.
https://community.plus.net/forum/index.php?topic=73528.0
https://community.plus.net/forum/index.php?topic=71027.0

Customer / Moderator / If it helped click the thumb / If it fixed it click 'This fixed my problem'

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Re: Becoming a "Mod"?

Here's a link to an early call for new moderators.  I believe the structure is still fundamentally the same, though occasional well merited short cuts may be taken.
Maurice 
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Re: Becoming a "Mod"?

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Re: Becoming a "Mod"?

something like that Wink

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Re: Becoming a "Mod"?

Thanks guys for the prompt response. Most interesting. At least I meet 2 of the criteria, by virtue of age  Embarrassed & length of time with Plusnet. Roll eyes
Thanks again for all your time & efforts to ensure that this excellent forum continues to provide a much appreciated service for Plusnet customers.
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Re: Becoming a "Mod"?

Quote from: Townman
@Dvorak,
Names changed to protect the innocent? [ https://community.plus.net/forum/index.php?topic=73528.0 ]

Go to create a new PM and click Find Members. Key "adiewoo" and then click search.
I've never understood why it does that!
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Re: Becoming a "Mod"?

Quote from: tijara33
Thanks again for all your time & efforts to ensure that this excellent forum continues to provide a much appreciated service for Plusnet customers.

+1
Chris Pettitt
Cloud Environments Engineer