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darkSpyro - Spyro and Skylanders Forum > Site Help and Suggestions > Hunter Applications Are Now Complete - New Moderators Chosen
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Hunter Applications Are Now Complete - New Moderators Chosen
dark52 Spyro the Admin Gems: 11536
#1 Posted: 19:51:28 01/11/2019 | Topic Creator
Today I'm opening up the application process to find new volunteers who wish to become one of several new moderators for the darkSpyro Forums. It's been nearly five years since I last went looking for new moderators for the forum so this is long overdue.

Here's a quick FAQ on the role:

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What is a Hunter?
A Hunter is the darkSpyro name for a moderator. And what is a moderator? A moderator is a forum member who has the authority to keep order in the forums and the extra abilities to back it up. They can close, delete, edit, lock, merge and move topics and posts, as well as warn users, suspend them, and if necessary ban them.

What are you looking for in a moderator?
Somebody who is mature and can be as neutral as possible in resolving disputes between other members of the forum. You should already be a positive member of the community and be willing to help those new to the site as well as reminding those longer term members how they should be behaving.

What kind of time commitment are you looking for?
Ideally the candidate will already visit the forum fairly frequently and spend at least 1 hour per day here. This position is not looking to extend your time input to the site just what you can do with it. If you're rarely on or don't stay long when you do visit then this task is probably not for you.

What's the pay?
This is an entirely voluntary and unpaid position. You're not tied into the role and can quit at any time if it turns out that you do not like the role or do not feel up to it once you've tried it out (or for any other reason of course).

What are the minimum requirements?
The minimum requirement to apply is to simply for your account to have 100 Gems.

So how do I apply?
Fill out the Hunter Application Form to the best of your abilities, submit it and then sit back and relax. You can however continue to modify your application right up until the closing date.


Applications will be open for one month so the end date for applying is the 30th of November 2019. After that time all of the applications will be read through and the best candidates will be selected (please be patient while that takes place). When that has happened I will contact the successful applicants through Private Message and then announce who has been selected on the forums once all have confirmed.

If you have any further questions please ask away.
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PSN: MindFang | Ring of Heroes: dark52 | Ring of Heroes Guild: darkSpyro
Edited 1 time - Last edited at 19:00:43 29/12/2019 by dark52
pankakesparx456 Diamond Sparx Gems: 7506
#2 Posted: 22:14:07 01/11/2019
Thank you again dark for your increased transparency this past year in regards to listening and accepting feedback and making improvements to the site. I imagine I speak on behalf of a lot of the community here when I say we have taken notice of your efforts to improve the website and forum as of recently and we greatly appreciate the steps that have been taken the past several months to make this forum and this community a better place.
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Cool cool.
JCW555 Hunter Gems: 6208
#3 Posted: 00:42:52 02/11/2019
Good luck everyone!
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Trix Master 100 Platinum Sparx Gems: 6416
#4 Posted: 00:52:39 02/11/2019
Reminder from an old mod, when you sign-up you are tasked with being professional as possible. No making fun of users in your avatars, signatures, GBs, etc.

Otherwise good luck, have fun, remember to communicate with other mods before making a large decision!
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parisruelz12 Diamond Sparx Gems: 7512
#5 Posted: 02:42:46 02/11/2019
Good luck.
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looks like ive got some things to do...
Spyro Fanatic Hunter Gems: 9629
#6 Posted: 04:53:58 02/11/2019
Looking forward to seeing some new blood.
Bolt Hunter Gems: 5938
#7 Posted: 05:51:35 02/11/2019
Thanks dark. I get that you're busy with life and the site needs to be put on the back burner sometimes, but thank you for getting around to this! I think it was much needed. ^^;
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I draw stuff.
ThunderEgg Yellow Sparx Gems: 1205
#8 Posted: 03:51:58 03/11/2019
im excited to see who ends up becoming a hunter!!

not sure if ill apply yet, but good luck to you all smilie
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Doomdrao Platinum Sparx Gems: 5040
#9 Posted: 17:28:22 03/11/2019
I don't consider myself active enough for the role but good luck to all who throw themselves at the chance
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gillgrunt987 Platinum Sparx Gems: 5234
#10 Posted: 11:03:02 15/11/2019
If you're applying, just make sure you know what you're getting yourself into - don't be like me who got the position when apps first went up as a Green Sparx but was unprepared for what it actually took.

I'm sure that the forums are much more manageable compared to when I initially became Hunter when Skylanders was still huge, but there's still incidents every now and then so hopefully you're enthusiastic about the position and ready to deal with anything that pops up as well as taking responsibility for your actions if necessary.

Good luck to any applicants.
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Felines Diamond Sparx Gems: 9273
#11 Posted: 00:38:29 17/11/2019
I'm mostly here for the RPs now, but I'm still a very active user and willing to help if it's ever needed.
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Drawdler Emerald Sparx Gems: 3133
#12 Posted: 08:06:25 17/11/2019
i remember when this website had no mods and alicecarp hadnt hit 7500 gems so people joked/suggested that you would become a hunter at that rank
dark52 Spyro the Admin Gems: 11536
#13 Posted: 17:05:19 01/12/2019 | Topic Creator
Thank you to everyone who submitted an application! The process has now closed so I'll start reading through all of them this week and begin narrowing it down.
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If for any reason you're not completely satisfied, I hate you.
PSN: MindFang | Ring of Heroes: dark52 | Ring of Heroes Guild: darkSpyro
Spyroboy Diamond Sparx Gems: 9386
#14 Posted: 07:49:12 03/12/2019
I'm kind of curious as to how many people applied. Either way, good luck to everyone!
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Swap Force Fan Emerald Sparx Gems: 3847
#15 Posted: 15:48:28 13/12/2019
How'd it go?? smilie
dark52 Spyro the Admin Gems: 11536
#16 Posted: 19:04:15 29/12/2019 | Topic Creator
Again I'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who applied and I would now like to welcome the four new Hunters that have been selected:

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If for any reason you're not completely satisfied, I hate you.
PSN: MindFang | Ring of Heroes: dark52 | Ring of Heroes Guild: darkSpyro
pankakesparx456 Diamond Sparx Gems: 7506
#17 Posted: 19:12:05 29/12/2019
Congratulations guys!
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Cool cool.
ThunderEgg Yellow Sparx Gems: 1205
#18 Posted: 20:03:17 29/12/2019
Congrats!!
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Sesshomaru75 Platinum Sparx Gems: 6447
#19 Posted: 20:19:54 29/12/2019
Four feels like too little (Especially considering all the mods that got demoted), but congrats to everyone that was picked all the same! smilie They're all good choices too, I'd say. smilie
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Trix Master 100 Platinum Sparx Gems: 6416
#20 Posted: 20:21:05 29/12/2019
Four active folks seems good. Lil small, but alright. Congrats.
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Spyroconvexity Hunter Gems: 6402
#21 Posted: 20:48:37 29/12/2019
Glad to be a Hunter. I hope to make the community and site a better place alongside the other fellow mods!
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Bolt Hunter Gems: 5938
#22 Posted: 20:49:20 29/12/2019
Aww thank guys! We'll do our best to keep you nimrods in line. ;p
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you don't know me. i break things
I draw stuff.
Spyroboy Diamond Sparx Gems: 9386
#23 Posted: 23:15:37 29/12/2019
Congrats!! smilie
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さだめじゃ
Jaggedstar Platinum Sparx Gems: 5463
#24 Posted: 23:38:24 29/12/2019
Quote: Bolt
Aww thank guys! We'll do our best to keep you nimrods in line. ;p



wheey congrats my friend!! smilie
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hell yeah
Drawdler Emerald Sparx Gems: 3133
#25 Posted: 00:31:42 30/12/2019
Yea, four does kinda seem like few but I guess there aren't that many regulars fit for the position imho. Those all seem like quality picks. Hopefully since the site is recently quiet that evens it out some, hopefully.
Spyroboy Diamond Sparx Gems: 9386
#26 Posted: 00:59:57 30/12/2019
Quote: Sesshomaru75
Four feels like too little (Especially considering all the mods that got demoted), but congrats to everyone that was picked all the same! smilie They're all good choices too, I'd say. smilie


Really? Who got removed from being a mod? I’ll really don’t pay attention.
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さだめじゃ
Drawdler Emerald Sparx Gems: 3133
#27 Posted: 01:11:15 30/12/2019
At least Matteomax and TTD

If you check above the Help & Suggestions topic list you can see who is currently a mod and crosscheck for demoted/retired mods with your memory

I guess there should be older topics that list the old ones to crosscheck too
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Sesshomaru75 Platinum Sparx Gems: 6447
#28 Posted: 01:14:39 30/12/2019
Quote: Spyroboy
Really? Who got removed from being a mod? I’ll really don’t pay attention.


All of the Skylanders mods with the exception of Buuzer. Not sure about any others, though.
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A sword wields no strength unless the hand that holds it has courage.
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ShadowMewX Platinum Sparx Gems: 5900
#29 Posted: 21:27:22 31/12/2019
Ahh, here it is! Congrats you four and good luck in your new position! smilie
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Buuzer Hunter Gems: 4820
#30 Posted: 20:40:51 01/01/2020
Congrats to new mods, I'm grateful to still being a mod, i check the forum a lot of times with the hope of some sort of news on the Skylanders franchise... God, how I miss the Skylanders franchise...
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Project_Unnamed Platinum Sparx Gems: 7400
#31 Posted: 22:00:57 01/01/2020
Congratulations and the best of luck to the new Hunters of this place! It might be a challenging task but you are most definitely fit for the duty. Just be just and judge fairly.
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I might give you more opinions... for a small fee of course.
somePerson Platinum Sparx Gems: 5610
#32 Posted: 03:25:01 04/01/2020
congrats to the new hunters. Don't think this site needs an army of mods because users online is always gonna be less then 20. I also don't think a new game is gonna gather more traffic because forums are being replaced by social media.
VespiDragon8 Emerald Sparx Gems: 4999
#33 Posted: 14:08:31 04/01/2020
Congratulations to the new moderators, the best wishes that everything goes well, etc & together with the old ones keep this place a good place, or the best of the best, ... smilie we already understand the concept.
Ice Dragoness Diamond Sparx Gems: 7730
#34 Posted: 10:09:07 07/01/2020
Congratulations to those who have become mods. I think they're very good choices smilie
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