Roll up roll up - who wants to be an ADMIN?

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  1. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    I don’t think having ten mods/admin (however it breaks down) is excessive. I'm more interested in having enough people to get stuff done than worrying about it being some exclusive club. And we've been busy enough recently to justify it. We can always review it later if it feels like too many.
     
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  2. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    Which is why I had put 5/6/7 in the moderator category, depending on demand.

    The admin job isn't a massive one. It's important, but it's more lumpy in nature than constant - I can spend 5 hours doing stuff one week then nothing in particular for a few more.
     
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  3. Star

    Star Homo Secretary (OB)

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    I have no trouble with extra mods, just as I say, for security I think admin should be limited.
     
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  4. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Best get all the candidates DBS checked. Although that will see ButterTart off.
     
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  5. Star

    Star Homo Secretary (OB)

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    I've already done that. His did come up with anomalies but as this is an adult site we shouldn't be affected.
     
  6. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    adult HUMAN, yes...
     
  7. Star

    Star Homo Secretary (OB)

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    Let's just say if a baby alpaca ever signed up to Moopy, we'd be in trouble...
     
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  8. octophone

    octophone Techno Poo

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    I agree. I think 2 admin is fine, I'm open to 3 but any more than 3 would be overcooking it.
     
  9. Rita

    Rita User

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    If we have 7 people going for modship and 7 places available we have no need to vote?
     
  10. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Possibly. But I still think there ought to be some sort of poll for people to indicate if they have a reason NOT to want someone in.
     
  11. Ag

    Ag User

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    If that happens, I'll stand to force a vote.
     
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  12. Rita

    Rita User

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    I must admit I was going for the same amount of mods and lots of candidates for the DRAMA rather than the well being of the site.

    BAD RITA
     
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  13. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    As it says in the rules, if the same number of people stand as there are places, there will be a vote of confidence vote. Nobody is getting a free pass (inc. Me)
     
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  14. octophone

    octophone Techno Poo

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    Given that this is the job that it currently taking live applications, I've stickied this as well.
     
  15. Iguana

    Iguana One two CHA CHA CHA

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    Does voting open on Sunday, or is there another phase where manifestos are set out prior to voting?
     
  16. Star

    Star Homo Secretary (OB)

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    Voting opens Sunday. This is the sign up/ manifesto thread
     
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  17. Iguana

    Iguana One two CHA CHA CHA

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    Thanks Star. I'm just not seeing many manifestos yet :eyes:
     
  18. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    Vote for me, or i'll ban you.
     
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  19. ZenGiraffe

    ZenGiraffe SioráfZen

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    Vote for me, and I'll ban him.
     
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  20. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    VOTE INDIE 2020

    There's not a massive lot i can say here that you don't know already. So i'll just do some bullet points:

    • You've maybe heard that i'm admin already. I am. I've been an admin here for probably nearly a decade, moderator since the start of Moopy and stretching back all the way to dotmusic days. I'm certainly relably here. I've been in the POTW chart for like 4 years straight. Beat that if you can.
    • Obviously, i'm a bit of a minority here as one of the 'straight' ones. But don't let that put you off. I'll still wade through threads of Vespertine's cumshots or Kylie's new record (about spunk) to come to a fair judgement on matters.
    • Uptime of the forum really matters. Thankfully i've not had to do it for a little while (there was an overnight back in March, but other than that) - i've spent good chunks of time trying my damnedest to keep Moopy online when it looked like we'd be down forever.
    • Community! The community is important here. The role of admin (and moderator) in my eyes is not to be your fucking mum. It's perhaps sometimes to facilitate, but it's generally not to make decisions on your behalf. But where some matters do need a little bit of authority, such as something which might have legal ramifications or actual private matters of a poster, i've no problem with stepping in and doing something. But on the whole we are community, and the admin isn't the same as it is on some forums.
    • Unbiased - Well, nobody is perfect. But i do try to be fair and impartial in anything.
    • No doubt, i'm still getting stuff done and not resting on my laurels in the role. Giving up my own time to spend days looking at code (e.g. tag-gate) cleaning up the emoji tabs or getting the new emojis (coincidence on timing, but y'know, whatever). Of course i'm not going to be tinkering with the forum in all my spare time (i know, right) but I do put an awful lot into this place. And i'm not just talking of my bankrolling of the place (I put in £5 a month, lolz)
    • Technically proficient. Alright, i'm not *that* well versed in HTML and the specific language, but i do know other programming languages so i can piece stuff together. I've got us this far.
    That was a bit of a wine-induced ramble, but whatever. VOTE FOR ME
     
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  21. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    In short: :emoji_raised_hands::emoji_raised_hands::emoji_radioactive::emoji_musical_note::emoji_bike::emoji_deer:
     
  22. funky

    funky INCAPABLE

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    I'm not voting for you, because it took me a good few weeks when I came back to understand why Helen_S was scrambling to like every single one of your posts.
     
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  23. Soldi

    Soldi #VoteSoldi

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    #VoteIndie
     
  24. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    Well, that made laugh quite a lot. Well done, OMF.
     
  25. OutSynk

    OutSynk My name is Matilda.

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    This and the new emojis pack appearing simultaneously. The budget for this campaign whew.
     
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  26. Iguana

    Iguana One two CHA CHA CHA

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    You're essentially laughing at your own joke :emoji_thinking:
     
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  27. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    Yep. Excellent joke it is, too.
     
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  28. Iguana

    Iguana One two CHA CHA CHA

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    To be honest it makes me laugh quite often, too
     
  29. big ron

    big ron Nude inspector

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    Lifetime ban for anyone who doesn't vote Indie IMO. Truly the captain of this ship.
     
  30. octophone

    octophone Techno Poo

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    Any of the other people who expressed an interest going to formally throw their hat into the proverbial ring? @Samuel , @big ron , @ZenGiraffe , @VoR ?
     
  31. big ron

    big ron Nude inspector

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    I was only really offering if there was a desperate need, so that could be my manifesto.

    BIG RON, ADMIN IF YOU’RE DESPERATE
     
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  32. big ron

    big ron Nude inspector

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    Honestly I think you and Indie do its just fine.
     
  33. octophone

    octophone Techno Poo

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    In the absence of anyone showing any real enthusiasm - which may or may not be born of folks not wanting to step on toes, I shall duly toss my titfer into the ring.

    VOTE INDIE 2020 (and you might as well vote for me as well while you're at it)

    I feel like I've learned a lot since being voted in as admin on what was essentially a confidence vote last year. It's been UPHILL but here we are.

    What I lack in technical knowledge and, indeed, basic mental stability, I make up for in other ways. I am active and fulfil a lot of your requests for thread merges and splits. I'm fair and have the trust of most of Moopy. I was hoping to stand on the platform of having added :tisch: to the Moopy lexicon but Indie has fucked that sideways with a jet propellor by adding a couple of hundred smilies this week.

    As much as a few decisions have been met with concern, it comes with the job: called to make a 50/50 decision, I made a decision rather than faff, prevaricate or otherwise dither. Like it or otherwise, an admin needs to be able to do that.

    So essentially - vote for me; Indie is much better but I already have the keys, no-one else really seems to want it and I'm not a Tory.
     
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  34. Kate

    Kate dumps like a truck

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  35. Star

    Star Homo Secretary (OB)

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    LOVELY

    Last few hours for anyone else wanting to throw their hat in
     
  36. Star

    Star Homo Secretary (OB)

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    Please could you confirm that I am taking these as nominations.
     
  37. Soldi

    Soldi #VoteSoldi

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    I thought @ZenGiraffe was throwing his hat into the ring?
     
  38. Soldi

    Soldi #VoteSoldi

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    Also how many are being elected? Are we sticking with the two or having another as well?
     
  39. ZenGiraffe

    ZenGiraffe SioráfZen

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    I can confirm.

    • Good with Tech, currently dab a little with HTML with the day job as well as other light programming.
    • Quick to learn new platforms. For the stuff I don't already know how to do, I'll be able to pick it up quickly.
    • Find both of the above genuinely fun
    And on other stuff
    • Can make quick and reasoned decisions and will communicate them well, should I need to.
    • Thick skinned. If a decision proves controversial I won't take criticism too personally, though of course will take differing views and feedback on board and will not flounce or strop (publicly)
    • Should a public flounce or flop occur, I'll endeavour to make it entertaining at the very least. :emoji_upside_down:
     
  40. Star

    Star Homo Secretary (OB)

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    Lovely!
     

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