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Renegalle

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on: July 09, 2020, 09:32:11 pm
Formation of an Official Moderation Team



Good day,

A recent incident in our Union, involving the banning of Libertatis Regalis, has caused us to re-evaluate our moderation procedures.

Up until now, we have relied on a combination of high level officials (myself and other Cabinet members) as well as a few trusted advisors, to make decisions regarding moderation. However, due to this incident and feedback from other regions in regards to it, we have realized that this model is not sustainable. Therefore, I have decided to establish an independent moderation team, separate from government. Government officials may be members of this team, but their membership in government shall and must not be linked to their role in moderation.

The moderation team would be tasked with, among other things: moderating our offsite platforms (including Discord servers, potentially forums, and game servers, should we come to possess any), evaluating complaints about specific members who have committed serious rule violations or violations of any platform's terms of service (ideally a specific team would handle this if the moderation team grew large enough), and masking new members, modifying channels and permissions, etc.

I am looking for people who are active, impartial, and have good judgement to form this team. If you believe you satisfy these qualifications and wish to be considered for membership, please fill out the following application:



Full Discord Username (including #xxxx):
Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate):
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work):
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator:
Anything else you would like to add:


« Last Edit: January 13, 2021, 10:32:58 pm by Renegalle »


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Reply #1 on: July 09, 2020, 09:35:21 pm
Full Discord Username (including #xxxx): MrLanguid#9498
Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): 40-50?
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): I have moderated two decently large servers previously.
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: Being a judge requires impartiality. Also, I have previous moderation experience.
Anything else you would like to add:
- It'd sure as hell make the Court's job easier
- I tend to respond almost instantly whenever someone @s me, with the exception of when I am asleep.
« Last Edit: July 09, 2020, 09:43:12 pm by Tigslarlowducken »
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Reply #2 on: July 09, 2020, 09:36:37 pm
Full Discord Username (including #xxxx): Crab McEly#0400
Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): Too much 30 maybe
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): head moderator on a server with 200+ members and a former moderator in force when UBI was a thing. Iím also active and knowledgeable in the rules 
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: Iím active in force and know the rules well, furthermore I donít let friendship get in the way of moderating
Anything else you would like to add:
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Reply #3 on: July 09, 2020, 09:39:33 pm
Full Discord Username (including #xxxx): Azy#4617
Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): 21 but I always check my notifications when I have one. Also good to mention I get one notif for every message in Force
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): I have been moderators of many servers.
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: I know this discord very well and I know how to be unbias when it relates to important things. I also am very active and would always be ready for an emergency.
Anything else you would like to add: You are very based
« Last Edit: July 09, 2020, 09:45:48 pm by Azerubia »


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Reply #4 on: July 09, 2020, 09:40:29 pm
Full Discord Username: DoggoMuffin#6573
Weekly Time Spent on Discord: I don't spend very much time staring at the Discord app but I am on my computer ~14 hours a day (~98 hours a week), so I'd be available at almost all times during those hours for this.
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): modded before and have been debating for a year (and got a perfect win streak in the city championship, bringing me to state).
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: debating requires you to be impartial as you're rarely arguing your personal beliefs. Also I'm almost always on.
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Reply #5 on: July 10, 2020, 04:18:43 am
Full Discord Username: TinyHuman#4353

Weekly Time Spent on Discord: estimated around 7~8 hours every day so around 50+ hours weekly

Qualifications: Inside NS, I used to be an unofficial moderator (because I was a gov. official with perms) in the TRI Discord Server, the one big thing that happened then was that while verifying someone during the times when everyone else was asleep they spammed @everyone in massive text walls. They were kicked, the messages were purged, and when everyone came back it's like nothing even happened. Additionally, in Driselbia, being MoIA also included a few RMB moderation responsibilities. Outside NS, I'm pretty much against breaking any rules and if it means anything, I'm also a debater like above but not as big

Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: Because I believe I can be impartial when my official responsibilities require me to be. I'm familiar with our rules in place and are willing to enforce them when needed, and I'm well aware of most things on Discord. Effectivity is my name is something I strive to do so I'll also do my best in moderation.

Anything else you would like to add:
There's one more thing that I believe would suit me better for this position - my time zone. The times when I'm alive are also the dead hours of many people, whether they're asleep or at work, etc. Think of it as the night shift, where I'll be able to moderate even if most people can't, and still keep the integrity of our region.


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Reply #6 on: July 11, 2020, 04:01:20 pm
Moderation Team Selections



Thank you all for your applications. I took every detail you included into careful consideration before making this decision.
Our Official Moderation Team will consist of:

Myself (Renegalle)
Marmotville (DoggoMuffin)
Tigslarlowducken
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Azerubia

Congratulations and may you fulfill the demands of this role well.

This shall form the core of the moderation team. If needed, additional moderators will be chosen to help support the team. For now, applications are closed.



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New Moderation Team Selections



Good day. In order to expand the size of our moderation team and better cover other timezones, I have decided to appoint up to three new moderators. If you are interested, please apply using this application form:

Full Discord Username (including #xxxx):
Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate):
Timezone:
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work):
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator:
Anything else you would like to add:




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Full Discord Username (including #xxxx): cinnamun#6561

Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): A metric fuck ton, and even when I am not I check every once in a while.

Timezone: PST

Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): Have owned an managed several personal and game servers including Discord, Gmod, Minecraft, and L4D2. I also have quite a bit of moderation experience from the Union RP, as I had many situations that required it.

Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: I can be an effective and impartial moderator because of my experience, maturity (being among the oldest in Force), and knowledge I have gained. I am willing to listen to both sides of a story before I take action. This is not to say I cannot act immediately if required, as I can do so quite well since I am already familiar with administrating.

Anything else you would like to add: I will be departing in a few months, so my role (if selected) will be short-lived.


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Full Discord Username (including #xxxx): Arctus#4657
Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): at least like 6 to 7 hours a day
Timezone: GMT/BST
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): I Admin a community discord already and I am currently a forum mod
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: I feel I can keep a firm hand and use my powers accordingly, I have always tried my best to make sure powers are used appropriately and plus I feel I can help close down flaming quickly and effectively
Anything else you would like to add: I have always worked my best in any role I have fulfilled and I feel as a highly active member of the community I can help make sure there is constant moderation at times other mods cannot.


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Reply #10 on: January 12, 2021, 11:59:41 am
Full Discord Username: ib23#7474

Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): Around 20-30 hours
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): I am currently moderator in a server of 7600 people, (English Premier League Discord) and I am experienced in handling roles and sometimes bots, with knowledge of basic commands.
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: I would be an effective and impartial moderator because I would be able to do basic mod work (roles, channel settings and perms) and am good at handling discussions that I myself am not involved in.
Anything else you would like to add: Nope.


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Reply #11 on: January 12, 2021, 12:05:43 pm
Full Discord Username (including #xxxx): Ayko#0352

Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): According to apple screen time, I spend 15 hours 30 minutes so far into this week. itís only Tuesday.

Timezone: EST

Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): I have moderated multiple servers before, with over 100 people. Force is the server iím most active on, and I feel I can help with moderation because of this.

Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: I believe moderating should be consistent and that a person on the moderation team should be able to understand why things occur, which is something I personally can achieve.

Anything else you would like to add: I believe that if a argument goes on with multiple people and can be listed as flaming, you should ask the people involved why it occurred before automatically muting or adding any other punishment.


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Reply #12 on: January 12, 2021, 12:18:52 pm
Full Discord Username (including #xxxx): GayNekoBoy#2498
Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): Approx. 75 Hours
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): I've worked as Admin and Moderator for... I think 6 or 7 NS servers, only one of which is a major one (500+ Users). I've retired from most of them.
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: As a moderator, it's important to enforce rules in an unbiased manner and judging whats correct and whats wrong. I think I will be an effective person as a moderator in terms of enforcing rules and kindly reminding users to obey them.
Anything else you would like to add: I'm active on Discord for most of the week. Due to some IRL issues and... parents... Weekends are my weak spots for activity. I am most active on weekdays during day hours (PST).
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Reply #13 on: January 12, 2021, 05:53:15 pm
Full Discord Username (including #xxxx): dick blevin#5324

Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): 169 hours

Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): i'm motherfucking dick ass blevin

Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: i'm literally the only reasonable one here

Anything else you would like to add:
Full Discord Username: ib23#7474

Weekly Time Spent on Discord (in hours; give your best estimate): Around 20-30 hours
Qualifications (non-government related; must be related to administration or moderation work): I am currently moderator in a server of 7600 people, (English Premier League Discord) and I am experienced in handling roles and sometimes bots, with knowledge of basic commands.
Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: I would be an effective and impartial moderator because I would be able to do basic mod work (roles, channel settings and perms) and am good at handling discussions that I myself am not involved in.
Anything else you would like to add: Nope.



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Reply #14 on: January 13, 2021, 09:54:46 am
Full Discord Username: VoidedMortal#0413

Weekly Time Spent on Discord: Anywhere between 8-12 hours a day (56-84 hours a week). I leave discord running on my 2nd monitor whenever I'm on my PC, so even when I'm not actively using the app I can check new messages.

Timezone: EST

Qualifications: I've moderated/administrated several small and large servers over the past ~4 years, most notably a furry server with 1,200 users and a roleplay server with 1,500 users. I'm currently a staff member in 5 different communities, but all except one have less than 200 users so they shouldn't affect my abilities to watch over force.

I'd be happy to go into more detail about some of my past experience in DMs if desired, but it's quite the text wall so I'll keep things short here.

Why you believe you would be an effective and impartial moderator: Thanks to my time spent staffing other servers I have a lot of experience in pretty much every aspect of running a server, from managing perms and setting up bots to moderating users efficiently. I've had a lot of practice with handling rule breakers, and even carefully dealing with situations in which a member of a server I moderated broke the law, so I believe this experience makes me a good fit for the union's mod team.

Anything else you would like to add: Timezone may be EST but my active hours tend to vary. I'll still be online for the same number of hours whenever I am available though, even if the time itself isn't super consistent.
« Last Edit: January 13, 2021, 10:02:06 am by VoidedMortal »