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The Platinum Hearts Staff Sign Up Thread
Lord of the Understream
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|Subject Post 281Subject: Re: The Platinum Hearts Staff Sign Up Thread Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:40 pm|| |
You know you're not getting it.Gender:
Girl. xdPosition Requesting:
Moderator (do you guys even do SAs anymore?)Staff Experience:
Literally in every position starting 2013-07-28. Was a previous moderator on PH before quitting of my own volition.RolePlay Experience:
Since 2013-06-30. PH is my home-site. What Makes You Good Staff:
I know the ins-and-outs of PH. Even as a member, I can provide people with advice and information cordially and quickly just because I've memorised a lot of PH lore and content. I'd confidently say there are few who match me as far as just how broad my expertise on the site is. On top of that, I've never had an app go more than a single stage of review. Just submit the app into unchecked, and after at most one call with the staff member on discussing issues with the app, immediate approval--not since 2014. I'd say this shows that I also have a good grasp of boundaries, what's acceptable and what isn't, and I've continuously and constantly answered questions, given reviews and opinions, and helped people design their characters.
It's known and been discussed that I can be confrontational, but I've also shown that I'm capable of cutting back on it. When push comes to shove, I'm still there, offering help where necessary, and not just asking if help is needed; I'll take initiative to do what I can. I'll give advice in priorities, what can be done or ways to go about an issue to resolve it without just causing more issues inherently. For the most part, I've pointed out several issues in advance, sometimes they're taken into consideration, sometimes not, but I've had decent accuracy in foreshadowing.
I detailed my intentions to each staff member and even some members extensively in regards to why I'm applying for staff. I'll offer what I can to pick things back up, already putting in advice for coding, I've created graphics for some guide threads. I have a lot of assets to offer and I'm willing to put in the work. Additional Comments:
I came to do God's Work, v2.
Rules for Application:
You must be here for at least a month unless you get special permission.
You must provide two to four RP links with your character.
• [Beast Calling w/Atlas]
• [I Am Wolf w/ Mirja]
• [No Foam w/ Shio]
• [Knock Knock w /Inami]
• I know it says at least 2-4 but best I could do is eight, sorry.
You can't give higher staff trouble.
• I mean if they're being troublesome then as a degenerated human I feel it'd be my obligation to rectify that.
You should have at least 100 posts.
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|Subject Post 283Subject: Re: The Platinum Hearts Staff Sign Up Thread Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:48 pm|| |
Moderator (training, trial, w/e)Staff Experience:
I don't have any staff experience on PH, nor do I have experience on any other site. With that being said, I don't believe it would be outside of the scope of my ability or free time. I'm well aware of the duties and responsibilities that staff members are expected to shoulder, and believe that I would shoulder them well. RolePlay Experience:
I've been around here for a good while now, so I suppose I'm starting to rack that up. What Makes You Good Staff:
In my opinion, there are a few reasons I would be a good fit for staff. Firstly, I interact well with new members, and genuinely enjoy helping them get off on the right foot. I've done this several times, and am usually one of, if not the first to welcome members to the site, and to begin helping them come up with the basis of their characters. Most of the time this ends at race selection, but a few times it hasn't. Secondly, I have a thorough understanding of how most mechanics on site are intended to function, my strong suit being tier and abilities. I'm able to create abilities which do exactly what I'd like them to, without them being considered overpowered, or ever being talked to about a nerf, and I understand the relative power level of the different tiers. I'm also good at assisting with ability creation, and give useful and constructive criticism when called for. Lastly, I'm able to devote a good deal of time to the site at the moment. I feel like this is actually one of the biggest things currently. A lot of staff has been fairly busy recently, Henrex is on sabbatical, and Chi has left. Due to this I've noticed a fair few things fall between the cracks for longer than what we'd generally aim for. I'm not saying that if I was staff that would never happen, but I am saying that.Additional Comments:
On to a question that will inevitably be asked. Why do I want to be staff, and why should I be considered for the position when I myself have said that staff should be held to a higher standard than the general member base, yet as a member I sometimes don't even meet the standards that are expected of me. (In writing this I've actually realized that this is a problem, and regardless of the outcome of this application I will most likely tone down the way I interact with chat.) As for why I'd like to be staff, I think I can help out with keeping things moving, and I genuinely love this place. I enjoy seeing it grow, adapt, settle in to a lull, and then have everything shaken up once again. So mainly, PH gives to me, and I find myself in a mood to give back. Regarding the way I present myself on PH, I'd just like to say that my actions are not indicative of my character. I also think it should be fairly common knowledge to those I associate with most that I am more than capable of setting aside any memery and being serious. Some relevant threadsKings AdventI am the Lizard KingAssault of the HollowsMysterious StrangerAdministrative Duties
If you're particularly observant you may notice that all of these threads have something in common. They were joined because it was unequivocally my duty to respond to them as captain of the fourth, as they were invasions of soul society, or because they advertised plot that would further the goals of the gotei, something that I personally feel is the duty of someone in such a position, even if not as assuredly. The last one is my own, independent furthering of the gotei's goals, and although that thread hasn't been able to come to fruition, I would still very much like to hash out all of the details of the defenses. I am of the opinion that these threads more than show that I take any duty I may have on site seriously, and that I am both invested and possess initiative.
P.S. You guys are already using my ideas, might as well get them from me.
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|Subject Post 284Subject: Re: The Platinum Hearts Staff Sign Up Thread Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:57 am|| |
[adm]Just making an update note in this thread to officiate things. Staff has decided it best to let g go of Darkfunnel and JJ, and moving forward take on Absentee as a mod-in-training and Rawk as a Trial-Moderator to see how they will fare as staff members. Additionally,we've added Wan onto the team as a Site-Assistant to do janitorial work such as moving threads, approving face claims, archiving threads, etc.[/adm]
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|Subject Post 285Subject: Re: The Platinum Hearts Staff Sign Up Thread Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:19 pm|| |
Position Requesting: Admin/Mod
Staff Experience: Years, at this point.
RolePlay Experience: Years, like above.
What Makes You Good Staff: I know the ins and out of Ph from both a power standpoint and what the site should be. I've had some problems in the past but I think a lot of that has been corrected and has shown my worth to the site as a whole. I want spend much time trying to justify this since those on staff know what my strengths and weaknesses are. I have a very in depth knowledge of application grading, I can convey my opinion in a civil manner, and I'm open to improvement. I think my biggest strength as staff is my ability to improve and be open to feedback, that this isn't my first rodeo and there is still a trust between me and staff/members. I have a strong knowledge of the plots progressing have shown to be deeply invested in them.
Additional Comments: We've had one moderator removed and an Admin step down. PH cannot operate as it stands with solely Rawk handling the hardest parts. I think staff needs a restructuring, and it stands with moving Rawk to Admin. I am hard pressed to find a reason he doesn't fit it, save for perhaps a difference of vision.
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|Subject Post 286Subject: Re: The Platinum Hearts Staff Sign Up Thread Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:42 am|| |
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|Subject Post 287Subject: Re: The Platinum Hearts Staff Sign Up Thread Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:27 am|| |
Position Requesting: Site Assistant
Staff Experience: I have been an admin, moderator, janitor. I've also got experience checking apps post-MA.
About 8 years, minus two six month periods, if memory serves; so about 7 years of PH.
What Makes You Good Staff: I care about members first and foremost, and try to give special attention to making sure i can help enough to keep things running smoothly. Since getting out of school/other things I have time that I could be spending to help check applications and getting people up and running with their characters. I also know how to be an assistant and not a moderator from my Janitor days.
Also I can sit in/around Discord during the day, so that could be helpful.
Probably less relevant, but: I'm going to be finishing that staff bot I made; so if I were able to test it myself that'd be good for its development.
Additional Comments: If there is another specific capacity I could work in to make things smoother, please let me know. I want to see the bright, shining Platinum Hearts; and if this helps that happen more easily, then I'm happy to help in that way.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
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