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 06-24-2017 until 07-25-2017
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Post Counting for June

Hi everyone. Due to the issues we had yesterday and today, when I do the post counts for the month of June, any board that averaged less than 15 posts a day will not be placed on the Low Post Count Warning List or closed if they were already on that list, because it wouldn't be fair to penalize any board here for circumstances that they had no control over. Thank you.
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 04-22-2017 until 06-30-2017
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Thinking about becoming a Moderator? You should be! (List Update June 26)



Have you ever seen a moderator opening on your favorite board, and thought that would be great, but you're just not sure? Well here is a brief rundown on what to expect, perks and all.

What's expected of a Moderator?
Nothing that you're not already doing. Be friendly, approachable and help keep the peace. You also need to be visible & active in a variety of threads, keep the discussion flowing. In addition you need to keep threads updated and close them when it's time.

What's not expected of a Moderator?
Breathe easy, you don't need to be the grammar or typo police. We all make mistakes, but you're not responsible to fix them.

You love your show or celeb...mostly, but there is that one character or pairing you're just not into?...Relax, we're not going to force you to post in that thread, we just ask you remain fair and unbiased if any problems in those threads do come up.

Are there any perks to being a Moderator?
Of course! Aside from the fulfillment of keeping your favorite board going strong and having a long life here on ...

You get more PM space! (and you'll be able to send a PM to multiple people at once!).

You'll also be allowed to change your user name once a year! (but only if you'd like).

And IMO the best perk, you will be able to post without a time limit between posts on your board! (That's right, no more waiting those pesky seconds when you're posting!)

You also get access to the moderator board! A private board only accessible to moderators where you stay informed on the latest Fan Forum news and can ask questions, help others and chat.

I almost forgot! If it's your first time and are a bit nervous, don't worry we have you covered there too. You can sign up to have a moderator mentor. A seasoned moderator who will help you with the ins and outs of moderating until you feel comfortable enough on your own.

Sounds like fun! How do I apply?
Visit the link below, it's just a few simple questions and will only take a couple minutes of your time.

For a more detailed list of responsibilities, perks and how to apply visit: Moderator Application Process: How To Apply & Questions Answered

We currently have moderator openings on the following boards:
  • Criminal Minds - Application Deadline - Extended - July 6th
  • Games of Thrones - Application Deadline - July 6th
  • How I Met Your Mother - Application Deadline - July 6th
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan - Application Deadline - July 6th
  • 13 Reasons Why - Application Deadline - July 20th
  • American Gods - Application Deadline - July 20th
  • The Handmaid's Tale - Application Deadline - July 20th
  • Wentworth Miller - Application Deadline - July 20th

Please note that the deadline to get applications in is 6:00 PM GMT on the deadline dates shown above.
Good Luck!

{The opening list will be updated as new openings are announced or closed. Please check back regularly.}
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Forums On The Low Post Count Warning List - Please Read - Updated 6/11/2017

Hi everyone. We have a policy here that if a forum doesn't meet the minimum daily average of 15 Posts a Day when I do the Monthly Post Counts and/or if it goes without a post for more than 48 Hours, it gets placed on a Low Post Count Warning List, and after that, the forum is on probation for six months. If the forum meets the minimum daily average of 15 Posts a Day and/or if it doesn't go without a post for more than 48 Hours during that time, it's taken off the list, but if doesn't meet the daily average for a second time and/or it goes without a post for more than 48 Hours during that time, it's closed.

Up until now, the Low Post Count Warning List has been shown on the Moderators Forum, but the Moderators and Managers and I felt that it would be a good idea to post this list here so everyone can see it, so no one can say that they weren't aware that a board was in danger of closing if it closes.

Therefore, here is the current Low Post Count Warning List with the date each forum was placed on the list and the date they'll be taken off the list. I will update this list every month or as necessary.
  1. Tom Welling - January 2017 to July 2017
  2. Chris Evans - January 2017 to July 2017
  3. Kate Voegele - January 2017 to July 2017
  4. James Lafferty - January 2017 to July 2017
  5. Elementary - March 2017 to September 2017
  6. Bethany Joy - March 2017 to September 2017
  7. The Good Wife - April 2017 to October 2017
  8. Chris Hemsworth - April 2017 to October 2017
  9. Hayden Panettiere - May 2017 to November 2017
  10. Hilarie Burton - May 2017 to November 2017
  11. Aaron Paul - May 2017 to November 2017
  12. Penn Badgley - May 2017 to November 2017
  13. Charmed - May 2017 to November 2017
  14. Demi Lovato - May 2017 to November 2017
  15. Eva Green - May 2017 to November 2017

More information about this topic can be found at the individual forums on this list.

Thank you.
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