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ATTENTION: Bulbagarden All Site Staff Drive 2017!

Discussion in 'Announcements and Events' started by dig, Aug 10, 2017.

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    Hello all! I'm very pleased to announce that Bulbagarden will be running a site-wide staff drive. We are looking for applicants for the following roles:
    • Social Media Contributor
    • Bulbanews Translator
    • Bulbanews Writer
    • Staff Artist
    • Forums Moderator
    Applicants will have two weeks from this post to apply for these positions, this means we will accept applications until August 25th. There is no limit to how many positions you can apply for, but you will not necessarily get all of the positions if you're successful for one.

    To apply, use the below forms by copy and pasting it into a new thread in this section, Bulbagarden Staff Drive 2017, answer the questions and post it. Your thread will only be viewable to staff.

    Please put your username and the section OR role you have applied for in the title
    , one thread per section.

    So an example thread should look like:

    Title - Outside the Box - Dig
    Title - Social Media - Dig
    Title - Art Staff - Dig

    Thanks for applying!
    ---------------------------------------------------------
    Non-Forums Applications

    To apply for the Bulbanews Writer position, use this form.
    Job Description
    • Writers are responsible from writing and publishing news articles in a timely manner. News stories to be written will be coordinated via Discord.

    Application Form
    1. What is your Bulbanews username?

    2. Which timezone are you from?

    3. Other than English, are there any languages you can speak and/or read well?

    4. What writing experience do you have, if any?

    5. Why should we hire you?

    6. Which of the following topics would you be most interested in writing about for Bulbanews?
    - Core series Pokémon games
    -Spin-off Pokémon games
    -Pokémon anime
    -Pokémon TCG
    -Pokémon manga
    -Pokémon tournaments and competitions
    -Pokémon merchandise
    -Pokémon Shuffle
    -Pokémon Duel
    -Pokémon TCGO
    -Magikarp Jump
    -Pokémon GO

    7. Write the body of a news story based on the information here, as if it were real:
    Pokémon Official Press Site

    8. Do you have any ideas on how to improve Bulbanews?

    9. Please use this area to provide any additional information that you feel would help your application.

    10. What platform is the best way to contact you? (e.g. Discord, email, Bulbagarden Forums, etc)

    To apply for the Bulbanews Translator position, use this form.
    Job Description
    • Translators are responsible for assisting writers in writing articles based on Japanese sources. This typically involves finding and translating relevant information from provided Japanese language articles. Content to be translated will be coordinated via Discord.

    Application Form
    1. Are you fluent in Japanese?

    2. How long have you studied Japanese?

    3. What timezone are you from?

    4. Have you ever/do you currently live in Japan?
    * If so, for how long?

    5. Do you have Discord?
    * If yes, how often are you able to be on it each day?

    6. Please translate the following press release:
    「ポケスペB2・W2」2年ぶりにサンデーうぇぶりで連載再開!「B・W」も公開 - コミックナタリー

    7. Please translate the following press release:
    ポケモン映画公式サイト

    8. Do you have anything else you want to add to your application?

    To apply for the Staff Artist position, use this form.
    We’re looking for new Staff Artists that can do one or more of the following for the Bulbagarden forums and social media channels:
    • Make Pokémon related art
    • Make graphic art (e.g. banners, image manipulations, etc.)
    • Make forum skins
    1. Which of the above skills are you experienced in?

    2. How much experience do you have with those skills?

    3. Can you give some examples of your work or a link to your portfolio/Tumblr/DeviantArt/etc.?

    4. If you aren't experienced in making forum skins yet; would you be interested in learning it?

    5. Do you have any ideas for fun new forum skins?

    6. Last year we did #FakemonFriday, in which we drew a requested Alola Form each week on the Bulbagarden Twitter. Do you have more ideas for fun art projects like those for Bulbagarden's social media channels?

    To apply for the Social Media Contributor position, use this form.
    Job Description
    • Collaborating with Social Media Editors to create content that will be posted to the various social media accounts.
    • Supporting the Social Media Editors with brainstorming and writing for projects or other tasks that come up.
    • Writing for and potentially editing videos for the YouTube channel.
    • Helping with other staff-related projects outside of social media (if you are available to do so).
    The following are the different social media accounts you may be writing or working for:

    Application Questions
    1. What time zone are you in?

    2. Which major social media sites do you have experience with?

    3. Do you have experience running or writing for the social media page(s) of another group or organization?

    4. Do you currently follow Bulbagarden on any social media platform?

    5. Which Bulbagarden social media accounts are you most interested in providing content for?

    6. What type of content do you think should be posted to Bulbagarden's social media pages?

    7. Would you be interested in creating and/or editing for our YouTube channel?

    8. Do you have any experience with video editing?

    9. Do you have a Capture Card?

    10. Use this space to tell us anything else you think we should know about you and to provide links or excerpts to some of your previous work discussed in question 3 and 8 (if applicable).


    Forums Moderator Applications

    As a moderator of Bulbagarden Forums, your job will, in general, consist of:
    • Viewing threads in your section and reporting problematic posts for staff discussion
    • Discussing and acting on reports from your own section through PMs, warnings, or other appropriate methods
    • Managing your section by performing tasks such as deleting posts, moving threads, and banning spambots
    • Brainstorming ideas to increase traffic, activity, and quality discussion in your section
    • Engaging with users and responding to questions when you feel comfortable doing so
    • Participating in discussion about other sections, the forums as a whole, and off-forum projects with all other Bulbagarden staff members
    • Any other section-specific tasks listed in the applications below

    To apply to Pokémon Video Games and Current Event: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, use this form
    Job Description
    • Keeping up with and inform users of any Pokémon games-related news.
    • Keeping OPs of threads up to date when needed (e.g. the Confirmed Information Thread).
    • Making sure spoilers and leaks stay in their designated threads or are spoiler tagged.
    • Optional: help out users with trading and their competitive teams in the Bulbagarden Trade and Battle Center.

    Application Form

    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. Which Pokémon games have you played (including spin-offs and mobile games)?

    2. What is your favourite Pokémon game? Why?

    3. What do you enjoy doing the most in the Pokémon games (the main story, battling, trading, shiny hunting, etc.)?

    4. Do you mind being spoiled about upcoming Pokémon games in advance?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to Current Event: Pokémon GO, use this form
    Job Description
    • Updating the opening posts of some threads with the most recent Pokémon GO news
    • Creating new threads (potentially including challenges and contests) to promote activity in the section

    Application Form

    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. For how long have you been playing Pokémon GO and what is your current level?

    2. Are you involved with any Pokémon GO-related group activities in your region or in other websites?

    3. What are your most and least favourite things about Pokémon GO?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to Pokémon Anime and Manga, use this form
    Job Description
    • Moving around preview and review threads to the Episodes Previews/Reviews Archive.
    • Staying up to date with the Pokémon anime.

    Application Form

    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. For how long have you been watching the anime?

    2. How much affection do you have for the anime?

    3. Do you keep up with the current anime?

    4. Are you knowledgeable about the Pokémon Manga (Pokémon Adventures, but also other manga)?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to Pokémon TCG & Collectibles, use this form
    Job Description
    • Staying up to date with Pokémon merchandise and TCG news.

    Application Form

    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. What type of Pokémon Merchandise are you most interested in or knowledgable about?

    2. Do you currently collect Pokémon Merchandise? If no, have you in the past?

    3. Where do you usually buy Pokémon Merchandise?

    4. Do you keep up with various Pokemon merchandise campaigns? Or recent TCG expansions? If yes, where do you usually find this information?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to General Pokémon Discussion, use this form
    Job Description
    • Brainstorming and creating discussion-provoking threads in both the main General forum and in the Contest Hall subforum
    • Being on a rotation for posting Pokémon of the Week threads
    • Updating Pokémon-related claim threads

    Application Form
    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. What part of the Pokémon franchise (e.g. anime, core games, spin-off games, TCG, etc) is your favorite and why?

    2. Do you consider yourself a good writer? Feel free to elaborate with the writing style you're most comfortable with,experience level, or other pertinent details.

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to Writer's Workshop, use this form
    Job Description
    • Being an active participant by both reviewing stories and taking part in writing discussions
    • Organizing and running writing and reviewing events, challenges, and competitions

    Application Form
    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. Have you ever read and reviewed a piece of work that has been posted the Writer's Workshop?

    2. Have you ever written a piece of work that you have published in the Writer's Workshop or to any other site?

    3. Workshop moderators are required to read, analyse and review work as part of features such as Fic of the Month and our bi-annual Awards. Are you prepared to read a variety of stories in your spare time?

    4. Do you consider yourself a good critic of other people's work, and would you be comfortable with writing positive and constructive feedback for a variety of stories and genres? Why or why not.

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to the Art Gallery, use this form
    Job Description
    • Creating, overseeing, and judging art contests and challenges.
    • Actively participating in the section's general threads and art challenges.

    Application Form
    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. What kind of art do you enjoy making (drawings/sprites/banners/etc.)?

    2. Do you have any experience with creating/overseeing/judging art contests or challenges, either online or in real life?

    3. Do you have any ideas for new art contest or challenges for the Art Gallery?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to Roleplaying Games, use this form
    Job Description
    • Being able to handle complaints from users and GMs in a professional manner.
    • Being active in the section by participating in Rps/Creating Rps
    • Generating and executing ideas to bring more activity to the section (this could include making informational threads, revamping older pinned threads, etc.)
    • Keep the section organized, and free of clutter (this includes dead, outdated threads)

    Application Form
    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. How would you advertise the rp section?

    2. Do you feel you are active enough to participate and/or run rps?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to Fun and Games and The War Room, use this form
    Job Description

    The War Room:
    • Participating as a co-host in some staff-hosted games and events.
    • Acting as the Moderator on Duty for War Room games, ensuring a smoother running game, helping the host with decision making, and potentially acting as a co-host/backup host if necessary.
    Hosting experience is recommended.

    Fun and Games:
    • Brainstorming new ideas for sectional events, and running some of those events.
    Activity is preferred, due to the high volume of traffic in F&G


    Application Form
    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1.Are you more active in F&G, The War Room, or Both?

    2. Assume that you are a moderator playing in a mafia game, and the MoD is offline. You notice that one of the other players is starting to act up, and the situation becomes somewhat time sensitive. You have no idea when the MoD is going to login next. What do you do?

    3. What sort of events do you envision in F&G?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to Entertainment Inc. and Video Games and Technology, use this form
    Application Form
    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Section-Specific Questions
    1. Are you more active in Video Games & Technology or Entertainment Inc?

    2. What ideas, if any, do you have to possibly help to increase activity in Video Games & Technology and/or Entertainment Inc?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.

    To apply to Outside the Box, use this form.
    Application Form
    Basic Information

    1. What time zone are you from?

    2. On average, how much time do you spend on Bulbagarden Forums?

    3. Why do you feel you would be a good moderator?

    4. Do you have any previous moderating experience?

    Moderating Questions
    1. Why are you interested in/why do you think you would be good at moderating this particular section?

    2. How would you help increase section traffic and/or improve the overall user experience in the section you wish to moderate?

    3. A user criticizes you in public after receiving an infraction. What do you think is the appropriate reaction as a staff member?

    4. Is it ever acceptable to break the rules?
    Why or why not?

    5. If you disagree with a rule, should you keep arguing against the rule until the staff changes that rule?
    Why or why not?

    6. If a staff member gives you as a user an infraction that you disagree with, should you speak up or otherwise respond and why?

    7. If you suspect another moderator of abusing their authority, should you report it?
    Why or why not?

    8. If fellow staff members are talking negatively about one of your friends, should you tell your friend what the staff is saying?
    Why or why not?

    Misc Questions
    1. Would you be willing to help out on Bulbagarden's Social Media accounts (Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, ect) and/or other areas of the site (Bulbanews, Bulbapedia, etc)? If so, which social media accounts or site areas would you be interested in and why?

    2. Do you have anything else you wish to add to your application? Do it here.
     
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  2. IncineROAR

    IncineROAR Well-Known Member

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    Am I allowed to begin a thread and then edit it? I'm interested in being a writer for Bulba News, but I like to write at my own pace.
     
  3. Maniacal Engineer

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    As I recall from last year's applications, if you start an application and want to add something in later, you make a new post, not an edit. That way, you can make sure it gets seen.

    Since I wanted to take my time with my app, I actually saved it as a word doc and worked on it there at my leisure. Applications are being accepted for two weeks, no need to get yours in first thing. Says the guy who got his app in first last year...
     
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    Thanks for the advice. I'll add the "News Report" of the application in a new post - I want to write something with quality, and it's 10pm where I'm currently at.
     
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  5. Junpei Tenmyouji

    Junpei Tenmyouji Roxie's Long Lost Sister

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    Forums Moderator - Any forum I want to work - Junpei Tenmyouji

    Should I type the title like this?
     
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    Looks fine by me! :)
     
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    Junpei Tenmyouji Roxie's Long Lost Sister

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    Also, what is the criteria used to give an applicant mod status? Can potential bias get involved?
     
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    The criteria are usually whoever meets the current needs of a section best. Though overall good traits are activity, friendliness, initiative, and general good behavior (a warning or two by no means disqualifies people). Of course we try not to have bias when selecting mods, and we have so many eyes on each app it would be hard for that to be a factor.
     
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    BorgyDudeMan le monke

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    Do the amount of warning points you have affect your chance of being staff? Just curious...
     
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    As Enzap said, it by no means disqualifies anyone.
     
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    If you are applying for example, F&G, do you get mod status on TWR also? Some users who want to be mods there aren't usually interested in The War Room, so can you be a mod at only one section in the aforementioned forums?
     
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    You are treated as being a mod of both sections, technically speaking.
     
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    To clarify a bit of what Sky said, the people we accept from this drive will be considered both, although depending on if we hire more than one applicant we may allow for some more specialization in one section or the other.
     
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    What my cohorts said. That's partially why the question about whether you spend more time in F&G or TWR exists.
     
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    If you have experience on other sites, but have just joined this one, does that disqualify you from applying? Is there some sort of prerequisite amount of time needed before you're able to apply?
     
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    There is no prerequisite for applying. Having a history on Bulbagarden can however work positively for you in your applications.
     
  17. Maniacal Engineer

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    We do tend to prefer people that have shown activity/enthusiasm for the sections they are applying for, assuming they are applying for a forum mod position, of course.
     
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    lucarioknight56 Forgotten Explorer

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    I've been planning on getting more active in my posting for a while now, might as well get started. I've wanted to be a moderator for a while, but haven't quite met the needs of BMGF apparently. We'll see what happens.
     
  19. dig

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    Still apply, you may just be the person we're looking for. Can't be a mod if you don't try.
     
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    I tried to send one form. Did I do it right?
     
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