Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Dorian » Sun Nov 18, 2012 3:46 pm

At this point if you want any sort of control you're probably better off just making an entirely new forum.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby BeeAre » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:39 am

yeah. we plan on doing that.

Also, Birdot. DaCrum's got a dark secret past lol
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Birdofterror » Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:38 am

Some of us have skeletons in our closet... other people have graveyards. Other still have mausoleums.

But all that matters is the present... unless the skeletons were murder victims of course.

And 'presently' Dave is being a dick.

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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Saint Soul » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:41 am

i have a graveyard the size of a planetoid.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby DaCrum » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:23 pm

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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Acktoo » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:57 am

I have a planetoid the size of a graveyard.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby EagleMan » Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:06 am

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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Mir@k » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:55 pm

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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Yog-Sothoth » Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:40 pm

They have adapted.

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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Q.U. » Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:05 pm

What are you guys even responding to? Did you two forget to take your alzheimer's meds?

Because I think I can safely assume Mir is just high.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Hiroko » Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:19 pm

There was a bot. Mirak responded to it. The Bot is now an unperson, thus making Mirak and Yog look delusional.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Tuor » Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:21 pm

Thank you, Hiroko, that was the joke ;)
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby ULTRADJWEEN » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:09 pm

Um, what exactly is the Gold Card membership on snafu? I only recently found out about it, but I don't know what it is, and I'm having trouble finding info on it.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Vampire Hiryu » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:19 pm

Think of us as mods without actual power. We're here to judge you lot and help decide what to do with you.
Or so was the purpose of the group, we're still waiting on actual permission to be able to do anything. Among other things.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Tuor » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:54 pm

That's not really the purpose at all, haha
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Krest » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:59 pm

So my fate is partly in the hands of people I wouldn't throw a hat to?

You're okay, Hiryu, but some of the others.... *shiver*
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Tuor » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:59 pm

No, it's not
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Hiroko » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:02 pm

At the moment, it doesn't really matter, as the whole Gold member thing is still being reworked (as far as I know) to actually serve a purpose for the forum.

It used to be just a joke, created by BeeAre once he obtained his Admin powers, as a little club of "the elite" just for fun and because he had the power to.

Since then, ideas have been thrown around that Gold members would serve primarily as role models of the forum, and would gather together to try to help make the forums a better place--basically like mods without the power. We've been trying to lean into this direction, in any case, although many people who have been made Gold during the time it was just a joke haven't really been doing this and sorta just see it as a meaningless title.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Krest » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:06 pm

Hiroko wrote:role models
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Tuor » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:07 pm

Hiroko wrote:Since then, ideas have been thrown around that Gold members would serve primarily as role models of the forum, and would gather together to try to help make the forums a better place--basically like mods without the power. We've been trying to lean into this direction, in any case, although many people who have been made Gold during the time it was just a joke haven't really been doing this and sorta just see it as a meaningless title.


This is basically the intent behind the Golds right now.

Basically, the Gold Members are like the neighbourhood watch: pillars of the community, respected, ever present, and as such they should be like mentors to the newbies who come in, and they should attempt to defuse situations, to take problematic newbies under their wing and explain how they can be better members of the community.
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Krest » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:20 pm

They're not doing a very good job. Most of the ones I've seen are loose cannons that love to make situations worse.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Hiroko » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:21 pm

I reiterate:

Hiroko wrote:We've been trying to lean into this direction, in any case, although many people who have been made Gold during the time it was just a joke haven't really been doing this and sorta just see it as a meaningless title.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby Krest » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:24 pm

Oh, yeah, you're a good one.
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Re: Gold Card Club / General Changes Discussion

Postby MERASMUS! » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:27 pm

Krest, don't push it.
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