Feedback & Support All things related to PokéCommunity, from feedback and ideas to support and questions.

Draconius GO
Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1    
Old June 14th, 2011 (5:42 PM).
arstover's Avatar
arstover arstover is offline
poke-hacking studios
     
    Join Date: Oct 2010
    Age: 22
    Gender: Male
    Nature: Lax
    Posts: 34
    How do you become a moderator? I think you donate Im not sure so If you guys could help me that would be greatly appriceated!
    Thanks!
    Reply With Quote

    Relevant Advertising!

      #2    
    Old June 14th, 2011 (5:44 PM).
    Kevin's Avatar
    Kevin Kevin is offline
    kevin del rey
    • Silver Tier
     
    Join Date: Jul 2010
    Location: Virginia
    Age: 19
    Gender: Male
    Posts: 2,689
    Donation has nothing to do with being a staff member. You earn the job for a certain forum if the higher staff think you're good for the job. Read the FAQ for more info.
    __________________
    Reply With Quote
      #3    
    Old June 14th, 2011 (5:45 PM).
    Masqueraine Masqueraine is offline
    Banned
       
      Join Date: May 2011
      Gender: Female
      Nature: Careful
      Posts: 136
      Moderators are chosen by the current staff to look over a section, one they're active and helpful in I'm assuming, and supporters donate money.
      Reply With Quote
        #4    
      Old June 14th, 2011 (5:47 PM).
      Kenshin5's Avatar
      Kenshin5 Kenshin5 is offline
      Wanderer
      • Platinum Tier
       
      Join Date: Jul 2008
      Location: Oklahoma
      Gender: Male
      Nature: Mild
      Posts: 4,391
      Pretty sure to become a moderator the higher staff would need to deem you fit in said area based on what you bring to the table i.e. the reports you send, the activity you generation, the way you conduct yourself through out the site as a whole, obviously how active you are. I can't speak for them but I assume that is a couple of the qualities they evaluate you one. As for as becoming a Supporter this Donations and Supporter Benefits should answer everything or most of what you need to know about becoming one. Basically you donate money to the site and inform Rukario that you are donating or you wouldn't get any supporter benefits out of it.
      __________________

      Brian - 0089 1621 6313 - White

      Reply With Quote
        #5    
      Old June 14th, 2011 (6:05 PM).
      Vrai's Avatar
      Vrai Vrai is offline
      can you feel my heart?
      • Crystal Tier
       
      Join Date: Jun 2008
      Age: 23
      Gender: Male
      Nature: Adamant
      Posts: 2,898
      Members can also become supporters by participating in certain forum-wide events that give out supportership as a prize. I got a part of mine from winning a contest and another part from someone else donating for me, so yeah, even if you don't have the means to donate yourself you can still become a supporter.
      __________________
      Reply With Quote
        #6    
      Old June 14th, 2011 (6:24 PM).
      arstover's Avatar
      arstover arstover is offline
      poke-hacking studios
         
        Join Date: Oct 2010
        Age: 22
        Gender: Male
        Nature: Lax
        Posts: 34
        Um.. A little less all at once?
        Reply With Quote
          #7    
        Old June 14th, 2011 (6:30 PM).
        Astinus's Avatar
        Astinus Astinus is offline
        Remember NovEnder
           
          Join Date: May 2006
          Location: Connecticut, USA
          Age: 30
          Gender: Male
          Posts: 10,054
          Moderator
          FAQ: How do I become a moderator?

          Moderators are chosen by higher staff for a section that needs a staff member to watch over it. No donation involved. *gestures to myself for a personal example*

          Supporter
          So you want to become a supporter

          Supporters give the forum money in any of the ways detailed in the above link. They get benefits.

          If you read through both links, you'll have a better idea as to what each position entails and how members become them. That should help, and feel free to keep asking questions if need be.
          __________________

          The prologue begins now! Before you start to run
          Reach out with your hand and grab your freedom
          An absolute protagonist, a perfect hero...
          Sadly, these are things I'll never become

          Reply With Quote
            #8    
          Old June 15th, 2011 (3:31 AM).
          FreakyLocz14's Avatar
          FreakyLocz14 FreakyLocz14 is offline
          Conservative Patriot
          • Platinum Tier
           
          Join Date: Jun 2009
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Jolly
          Posts: 3,491
          Moderators are chosen by the higher staff as needed. From what I understand, deliberations are secret to other members.

          It's probably best for members not to make threads like this. When I was new, I asked the same thing and got flamed. A lot of people mistake asking how one becomes a moderator with requesting to become one.

          I'm pretty sure Supporter status doesn't matter, although many moderators are also supporters since they love this place. For that to be the way, or to even influence the decision, of becoming a moderator would be bribery, though.

          To become a Supporter, you can either donate money yourself, receive a gift from another forum member, or win it as a prize through an event. Supporters get many perks that normal members don't get, even if though they aren't members. This includes a personal blog and access to an exclusive subforum.
          Reply With Quote
            #9    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (4:55 AM).
          Hikamaru's Avatar
          Hikamaru Hikamaru is offline
          keeping spirits bright
          • Platinum Tier
           
          Join Date: Mar 2011
          Location: Australia
          Age: 25
          Gender: Female
          Nature: Quirky
          Posts: 49,771
          I want to become a supporter, but I don't like donating.

          Is it true if you win an event you can also gain supporter status?
          __________________
          pair | tumblr | discord | poketrivia | us/um | supporter | friendcode
          Reply With Quote
            #10    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (4:58 AM).
          curiousnathan's Avatar
          curiousnathan curiousnathan is offline
          • Crystal Tier
           
          Join Date: Sep 2009
          Location: Australia
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Adamant
          Posts: 7,852
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Hikari10 View Post
          I want to become a supporter, but I don't like donating.

          Is it true if you win an event you can also gain supporter status?
          This is indeed true. Hiroshi Sotomura and a few other staff members, host events every now and then that give out prizes of a cetain amount of money to the winner. This is used to give them a supporter status. If you hunt around, you'll find one somewhere soon. It's usually announced as an 'announcement' and most of the time be showed at the top of a section or as a sticky just below.
          __________________
          Former moderator of First Generation, Second Generation and Fourth Generation
          Reply With Quote
            #11    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (5:00 AM).
          Sweet Candace Sweet Candace is offline
          So Awesome! /)^ɛ^(\
          • Crystal Tier
           
          Join Date: Apr 2007
          Location: Somewhere; maybe over a rainbow.
          Age: 25
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Adamant
          Posts: 5,283
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Hikari10 View Post
          I want to become a supporter, but I don't like donating.

          Is it true if you win an event you can also gain supporter status?
          Someone could also send you a supporter status as a gift as well.
          Reply With Quote
            #12    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (5:02 AM).
          Hikamaru's Avatar
          Hikamaru Hikamaru is offline
          keeping spirits bright
          • Platinum Tier
           
          Join Date: Mar 2011
          Location: Australia
          Age: 25
          Gender: Female
          Nature: Quirky
          Posts: 49,771
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Sweet Candace View Post


          Someone could also send you a supporter status as a gift as well.
          How do you receive supporter status as a gift?

          How can someone send you supporter status as a gift? Do they nominate you or something?

          Please tell me!
          __________________
          pair | tumblr | discord | poketrivia | us/um | supporter | friendcode
          Reply With Quote
            #13    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (5:05 AM).
          moments.'s Avatar
          moments. moments. is offline
          quixotic
          • Crystal Tier
           
          Join Date: Jul 2008
          Location: keyholes
          Nature: Calm
          Posts: 3,406
          People donate money just as normal, however they specify that they want the perks to go to another user.
          __________________
          ✭ ✭ ✭ ✭ ✭ ✭ ✭
          Reply With Quote
            #14    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (5:06 AM).
          vaporeon7's Avatar
          vaporeon7 vaporeon7 is offline
          My life would suck without you
          • Crystal Tier
           
          Join Date: Aug 2010
          Location: Preparing for trouble and making it double.
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Adamant
          Posts: 5,154
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Hikari10 View Post
          How do you receive supporter status as a gift?

          How can someone send you supporter status as a gift? Do they nominate you or something?

          Please tell me!
          Someone may decide to donate money and give the benefits to you instead of themselves.
          __________________
          Reply With Quote
            #15    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (5:07 AM).
          curiousnathan's Avatar
          curiousnathan curiousnathan is offline
          • Crystal Tier
           
          Join Date: Sep 2009
          Location: Australia
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Adamant
          Posts: 7,852
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Hikari10 View Post
          How do you receive supporter status as a gift?

          How can someone send you supporter status as a gift? Do they nominate you or something?

          Please tell me!
          You receive a support status gift as (mentioned from my last post) by winning a prize in a competition/event or from another member who is willing to give you some of their money to become a supporter. You receive such gifts from other members in the forms of gift cards. You can visit here for more information on receiving a gift from somone: http://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?t=181381&highlight=community+gift+cards
          __________________
          Former moderator of First Generation, Second Generation and Fourth Generation
          Reply With Quote
            #16    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (5:07 AM).
          Crimson5M's Avatar
          Crimson5M Crimson5M is offline
          what
          • Crystal Tier
           
          Join Date: Feb 2011
          Location: Scotland
          Age: 22
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Quiet
          Posts: 1,102
          A supporter is the blue italics username you get when you donate money to PC, or win a contest. This also gives you features like profile background pictures and a blog, depending how much you donate.

          A moderator--people with bold blue usernames--basically look after a section of PC. For instance, Giradialkia is moderator of the emulation section. Sydian is moderator of Pokemon gaming central and like a gazillion other sections.
          A moderator must make sure that their section is free of SPAM, and is kept active.
          Moderators are chosen by the people with orange, red and green usernames. You can become a moderator if you are active in a certain section, and don't break the rules.

          EDIT: Read this http://www.pokecommunity.com/blog.php?b=9060
          :)
          __________________
          Youtube
          Reply With Quote
            #17    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (5:27 AM).
          Hikamaru's Avatar
          Hikamaru Hikamaru is offline
          keeping spirits bright
          • Platinum Tier
           
          Join Date: Mar 2011
          Location: Australia
          Age: 25
          Gender: Female
          Nature: Quirky
          Posts: 49,771
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Curious. View Post


          You receive a support status gift as (mentioned from my last post) by winning a prize in a competition/event or from another member who is willing to give you some of their money to become a supporter. You receive such gifts from other members in the forms of gift cards. You can visit here for more information on receiving a gift from somone: http://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?t=181381&highlight=community+gift+cards
          Thanks Curious, can you actually ask a supporter to do it for you?
          __________________
          pair | tumblr | discord | poketrivia | us/um | supporter | friendcode
          Reply With Quote
            #18    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (5:50 AM).
          au bon's Avatar
          au bon au bon is offline
          • Developer
          • Platinum Tier
           
          Join Date: Oct 2004
          Location: New Jersey
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Quirky
          Posts: 17,315
          Once a donation is done, it sticks to that account. You can't transfer donation amounts to other accounts. You can ask anyone to donate for you, if you'd like, but that isn't very polite unless you're close to them.
          Reply With Quote
            #19    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (6:01 AM).
          Hikamaru's Avatar
          Hikamaru Hikamaru is offline
          keeping spirits bright
          • Platinum Tier
           
          Join Date: Mar 2011
          Location: Australia
          Age: 25
          Gender: Female
          Nature: Quirky
          Posts: 49,771
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Patchisou Yutohru View Post
          Once a donation is done, it sticks to that account. You can't transfer donation amounts to other accounts. You can ask anyone to donate for you, if you'd like, but that isn't very polite unless you're close to them.
          Like, if the supporter is among your contacts/friends list?
          __________________
          pair | tumblr | discord | poketrivia | us/um | supporter | friendcode
          Reply With Quote
            #20    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (6:07 AM).
          Owl's Avatar
          Owl Owl is offline
          • Crystal Tier
           
          Join Date: Jul 2009
          Age: 22
          Gender: Female
          Posts: 13,368
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Hikari10 View Post
          Thanks Curious, can you actually ask a supporter to do it for you?
          You can, but I'd doubt anyone would do it for you if you ask. And like PY said, it's pretty impolite.

          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Hikari10 View Post
          Like, if the supporter is among your contacts/friends list?
          Yup. They can't transfer their own donations to you if they already donated.
          __________________


          Reply With Quote
            #21    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (6:19 AM).
          Hikamaru's Avatar
          Hikamaru Hikamaru is offline
          keeping spirits bright
          • Platinum Tier
           
          Join Date: Mar 2011
          Location: Australia
          Age: 25
          Gender: Female
          Nature: Quirky
          Posts: 49,771
          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Charizard★ View Post
          You can, but I'd doubt anyone would do it for you if you ask. And like PY said, it's pretty impolite.


          Yup. They can't transfer their own donations to you if they already donated.
          So does that mean they have to donate more to help the user in question wanting to become a supporter?
          __________________
          pair | tumblr | discord | poketrivia | us/um | supporter | friendcode
          Reply With Quote
            #22    
          Old June 22nd, 2011 (6:23 AM).
          LightOfTruth's Avatar
          LightOfTruth LightOfTruth is offline
          Member
             
            Join Date: Feb 2010
            Posts: 734
            They will only donate for you if you done something good such as a good hack or a art contest winner
            Reply With Quote
              #23    
            Old June 22nd, 2011 (6:24 AM).
            Alternative's Avatar
            Alternative Alternative is offline
            stalwart command
            • Crystal Tier
             
            Join Date: Jan 2009
            Location: Adelaide, Australia
            Age: 24
            Gender: Male
            Nature: Impish
            Posts: 4,268
            If someone wishes to donate for another person, they will. They'd have to donate more money in order to do so though.
            Reply With Quote
              #24    
            Old June 22nd, 2011 (6:34 AM).
            au bon's Avatar
            au bon au bon is offline
            • Developer
            • Platinum Tier
             
            Join Date: Oct 2004
            Location: New Jersey
            Gender: Male
            Nature: Quirky
            Posts: 17,315
            Quote:
            Originally Posted by Hikari10 View Post
            So does that mean they have to donate more to help the user in question wanting to become a supporter?
            Yes. If someone wants to give you donation credit of any kind, it'll have to be through a new donation. Like I said, donations can't be transferred from person to person. They aren't even transferred (usually!) from someone's main account to a new one that they created.

            Quote:
            Originally Posted by LightOfTruth View Post
            They will only donate for you if you done something good such as a good hack or a art contest winner :)
            That usually isn't a donation at all. No money goes towards the cost of the upholding of the site. Things like that are usually simply a prize.
            Reply With Quote
              #25    
            Old June 22nd, 2011 (6:34 AM).
            Hikamaru's Avatar
            Hikamaru Hikamaru is offline
            keeping spirits bright
            • Platinum Tier
             
            Join Date: Mar 2011
            Location: Australia
            Age: 25
            Gender: Female
            Nature: Quirky
            Posts: 49,771
            Quote:
            Originally Posted by Alternative View Post
            If someone wishes to donate for another person, they will. They'd have to donate more money in order to do so though.
            Thanks for the tip, Alternative.
            __________________
            pair | tumblr | discord | poketrivia | us/um | supporter | friendcode
            Reply With Quote
            Reply

            Quick Reply

            Join the conversation!

            Create an account to post a reply in this thread, participate in other discussions, and more!

            Create a PokéCommunity Account

            Sponsored Links
            Thread Tools

            Posting Rules
            You may not post new threads
            You may not post replies
            You may not post attachments
            You may not edit your posts

            BB code is On
            Smilies are On
            [IMG] code is On
            HTML code is Off

            Forum Jump


            All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:23 AM.