how do members become moderators?

eggchel

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On this forum, when new moderators are needed, the existing staff discusses the matter and decides which members to ask if they would be willing to help.

Chel
 

DuckLady

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To add to eggchel's post, some of the things we look for are level headedness, helpfulness, maturity, knowledge, commonsense, loyalty, sense of humor and ability to lead.
 

Nifty-Chicken

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Quote:I'd like to add a few more details on what we're looking for when we invite people to become moderators:

Helpfulness / Love of the community: You have a genuine desire to help BYC grow and want to help people help their chickens
Loyalty: You're not just here for a month and you also agree with the rules and philosophies of this site, i.e., family friendly, etc.
Maturity / level handedness: You don't get offended easily and try not to let your emotions rule your behavior
Sense of humor: We like people who are fun to be around and enjoy a good laugh

You'll notice I didn't post "knowledge of chickens".... well, that's because while it is a "plus" it isn't necessarily a requirement.
 

Stormhorse23

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wow. i fit most of those...

when ya all need help, I'm there fer ya!

Oh yeah, and im totally addicted to this site!

edited to add- sorry bout the whole song on the video thing...overlooked that part
 
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