A Forum Moderator, by Runeaddict99
The first thing that I do when I come online each day is to check my inbox for replies about any moderation issues. This is a priority for me, and once I have finished reading any replies I move onto the rest of my work. The next port of call for me is checking the moderation forums to see if there is anything I should be made aware of, such as important threads disclosing new information that is vital to know.
As a moderator, I moderate in certain forum sections. One of these is the Trading forums, which I generally check first. In the case that there is rule breaking present, I edit the post and send a PM to the user alerting them of this rule breaking. This isn’t a majorly common occurrence, and it is nice when no rule breaking has occurred, but this is unfortunately not always the case. Another forum i moderate in is the Entertainment forums, which I check after the Trading forums. Sometimes I may see that a user is posting too much in a thread, and I will generally report this to a Super Moderator, who deals with this further.
This is not all that we do however in a daily routine. We are also expected to get involved with the community, through various ways. Posting around a wide range of forums, especially the ones I moderate in is very important for this, and I also issue out +rep for any helpful or particularly well-written posts that I see while surfing the forums.
This cycle is just generally repeated across the day, until I decide to quit for the night. Moderators are actually humans, so we do have to sleep, and therefore this is generally where the average day ends in the department.
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