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Hello, my little ponies! Here is a list of staff on Ponyville.us. If you have any questions or comments concerning staff members, please use the report system or /canterlot/ to contact them for the time being. 32 posts and 17 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.
!!Celestia - Moony
!!Luna - Dizzy - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
!!Twilight - HawkeyePierce
!!Discord - Atticus
!!Zecora - Mondo
!!Rainbow Dash - Wizard
!!Trixie - Zeke Roa
!!Fluttershy - Moony
!!Scootaloo - Bleeding Raindrops, Sweet Chamomile
!!Rarity - Chrome
!!Gilda - Admiral
!!Starswirl - Foreground Pony
!!Trixie - Zeke Roa
!!Vinyl Scratch - PiercingSight
(Contact information to come)
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Anon never said you got bored, only that you typically dont stick with projects long.
Which you dont, even i've said that.
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The point of the example was to show a project that I have moderated for four years.
So you have one data point where I stuck around for six months and then had to leave because of circumstances, and one data point where I have been there for four years and am still active with the mod team.
I'm just not seeing how this makes a pattern. If anyone has any other events in my history that concern them, let's talk through your concerns. I don't see how what Anon presented adds up to me being likely to bail on Ponyville.us, though.
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Moony's Ponyville by Moony, Administrated by Moony and Moderated by Moony.
A Hideo Kojima Game.
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Moony? Moony?! MOOOOOONY!
Also hi, Rainy.
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Gallant Shield, !!Applejack, has retired from his moderator position as tragic, serious family concerns have arisen which will be keeping him off the internet for the foreseeable future.
If you can, please give your thoughts and prayers to Gallant in his difficult time.
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Hope he is handling it okay.
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Yes, sir! I pray everything goes well with him.
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Why is Luna 4 different people.
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Ah, I suspected that, but was not sure.
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Brings up another good question I've never had answered, depsite asking it several times.
Why are any of the mods, well, mods? The process of how they were chosen is still shrouded in mystery, and I don't think it's too much to ask how they were chosen.
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>>639>>640> Brings up another good question I've never had answered, depsite asking it several times.
I'm sorry that you haven't had that question answered. I'm pretty sure that I know why, but I just need to double-check with Moony to make sure that I'm correct and then I'll let you know here. It doesn't change the way that the modteam functions, though. Pretty sure it's just that he likes Fluttershy, but that a !!Fluttershy admin wouldn't make sense thematically with the whole "alicorn/deity admin" thing.> Why are any of the mods, well, mods? The process of how they were chosen is still shrouded in mystery, and I don't think it's too much to ask how they were chosen.
It's not too much at all to ask that. The mods were chosen based on our previous knowledge of their personalities and their dedication for helping build and run the site. Much like any first-time team, the process for adding people was a lot less structured than what you would see as the team grows.
However, I will say that the mods were not simply chosen by Moony, as the admin team talked through suggested users to ensure that we were all comfortable with having them on the team. Each decision was a collective decision.
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Just followed up with Moony. What I said was part of the explanation, but to put it in his words, "another part of it was that, being an Admin, it isn't always comfortable to use the big, authoritative admin tag to do littler things."
He also said that if people think it's best that he stick with one role, he'd be happy to do that. It really doesn't affect how we operate at all, though, so we've never brought it up as an issue.
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I'm not the one who cared about Moony being Admin and Mod, I already deduced why that was.
But thanks for finally asking the mod question. It was just bugging me. Unlike SOME people I didn't just assume it was all Moony's doing of just choosing friends.>>639
I feel like maybe Bleeding Raindrops is the anonymous Sonata poster? I posted the link to my Fimfiction page in a thread with him and a user with the name Bleeding Raindrops followed me, so I assume it was him.
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Glad that I could help, and thanks for giving us the benefit of the doubt. If you ever have any other questions, I'd be happy to answer them. We don't have anything to hide, except for the fact that all of us are actually dogs that have learned to type.
So does this mean that admins do everything mods do and more? What even are the differences between the various kinds of staff? >>646
Oh, okay. Sorta weird to have someone be a mod under a name they don't actually use, but whatever. At least they are still around.
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Admins here are basically mods that take point when necessary. We act as mods, but accept a bit of additional responsibility for making sure that the site runs smoothly. Not that the rest of the mods don't, but we expect ourselves to take more initiative in facilitating policy discussion and site improvement. Some of us handle costs, as well.
See the attached image for a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the Ponyville admin team. Discord is the pancakes.
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He doesn't use a name at all. The name field is blank, it doesn't even say anonymous. >>651
No wonder nothing ever gets done.
Okay, thanks. >>652
I'm saying that to me it feels strange to have a mod listed under a name they don't use. If he wants to go by a blank name field he should be listed as !!Scootaloo - Blank Name Field Sonata Poster or something similar so that he is actually identifiable.
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Oh, I'm not disagreeing with you, just pointing out why they used the name. It'd be better to change it, though. It's important to know who the mods are.
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I could use my name if you all really wanted me to, I've just gone so long without it the very lack of a name has become my self identity.>>646
Yeah, that was me
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I am curious. I understand the need for transparency, but not the need for publicity of the identity of moderation staff. Could you explain why it is important to you?>>648
I am a cat
, thank you.
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Well, to be honest I did for a while. Between late november to early january I was dealing with some personal issues and stayed off the site completely, but I've figured some stuff out and I at least monitor things if I don't post.
Moony says I should at least use the name on Canterlot though
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Hey, why are we a .us domain?
Is there a special reason or a pun or something?
Just seems kinda odd.
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Petition to make this the official Banner of Pony.
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So hey to the other admins and mods here besides moony:
seems like you guys have a problem with me in general. I'm not trying to start a war or nothin but I do want to fix anything I can. I would say it's been a long time and I'm a different person when I mod/admin something. Just to point out, I am a fair admin/mod at places I look after like my DiscordApp pony group. I try my best not to abuse my power. I was told that I am "unstable."
Then vs now. I handle stuff a lot better than I did. but if you are willing to talk one on one with me, I would like to do so, specially with the Discordapp group. Moony likes the idea. Take a chance and come chill with us. If you are a mod here, You become a mod there too. And don't worry, I will never abuse my power any where. That's not me. Once you abuse it, you show who you really are. I would only do so if it's needed and no one else would basically
You know how to get ahold of me.
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Whatever you do, do not make Tarra a mod.
He just banned me for disagreeing with him.
Watch out next time he tries to get any power, he can't handle it.
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Yeah make me a mod instead.
I disagree with less people.
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That would work better than Tarra.
Or make me a mod!
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Can we sticky the Discord link somewhere?https://discord.gg/yJ3fTCC