>>Important<< - Suggestions wanted for additional moderators Sept 29, 2021 12:08:23 GMT -8 PipSqueak and barryozzy like this
Post by Markpd on Sept 29, 2021 12:08:23 GMT -8
As some of you may know, many of the mods went dormant roughly 5-6yrs ago, which left MoonstoneGerbils and Shooting Star running the show, the former went quiet ~4yrs ago and last logged on 2 1/2yrs ago. Shootingstar is online sporadically, but is away for long periods, she was last on 4 mths ago (simply busy with RL stuff I think).
So as you can see we need more mods, we've been lucky that no major spats have kicked off that's needed intervention when the mods were away, and the sensible decision to only allow approved members to the baulk of the forum preventing spam. But that doesn't protect the guest forum of course. Not to mention we can't add stickified threads, update the FAQ which is out of date regarding cage sizes, and the food lists need updating, e.g the incorrect advise against Dandelions to name just 2 issues there.
I did mention the idea to Shootingstar some months ago about a new mod and she was in agreement, I did ask if she wanted to setup a thread like this but she's since been away, so here's my thread (I've finally gotten around to it!).
I think it'd be worth having a few new mods so that no one person 'has' to be on the forum every day, we all have RL to deal with after all!
Once we have a chosen a few candidates, and they're happy to be a mod (at least part time), then I will try to contact Shootingstar to see if she agrees (I could also contact Moonstonegerbils via email if need be) and implement it.
So please suggest at least a couple of people you'd like to see as a mod (can be yourself too, although I think we should have a lower limit on membership time and post count, not sure what atm! Lol, maybe min 3 months and 50 posts?? Suggestions on this too please). If we get lots of suggestions and lots of people willing to do it (unlikely I think!), we could narrow the list further with a poll.
My suggestions are betty and LilyandDaisy - would you like to do it? (although I hope betty's current absence is short term, or my suggestion of her will be null and void! lol).
If anyone suggests me, I'd be willing to do it, just bear in mind I'm not on here every day..... mostly