About You What is your Byond key? purplemontart What is your IRC or Discord handle? purplemontart (Discord) In UTC, what time range(s) do you usually play in? 8am - 3pm on weekdays, 11pm - 1pm on weekends What are the names of your most played characters? Somnhairle Vines, Sarah, Caeruleus How long have you been playing Space Station 13? Since summer last year How long have you been playing on Baystation? How much are you involved with our off-server community? I started in June 2018 and played solidly through to August, had a break because I was at work, and came back at the end of December 2018 until now. I'm on Discord pretty much whenever I'm awake Have you been a moderator or admin on other Space Station 13 servers? No, neither Have you been in a moderation role for a forum or on chat channels before? I was a moderator and then administrator for a medium sized Minecraft server and their forum for a couple of years. Tell us about you. What will make you a good moderator? I really love this server and its community. I feel like I've made some good acquaintances at least, friends I hope, while playing here. I've been the new player, and I still have questions about how stuff works, but now I know enough that I can help people, and I really like doing that. I try to play Vines as the Ship Dad, giving advice to people who seem like new players, and on Discord I like helping people who have questions. I'm not very quick to be annoyed, which I feel would be a boon, and I think I'm good at looking at things from both sides, which considering many of the problems you'd deal with as a mod are conflicts between people. To the best of your knowledge and understanding, how you would interpret and handle the following scenarios? b]Cornydinner9/(mouse (193)) has just said something angry in OOC that directly references the actions of 3wolfmoon/(Alek Mendoza) who is also in the round. When you use OOC => Who, it shows that Cornydinner9 joined the server for the first time two days ago.[/b] So this is IC in OOC, which isn't allowed. Given that, Cornydinner9 is more or less brand new. Ignorance isn't an excuse but you sometimes need to give the benefit of the doubt, so I'd bwoink Cornydinner9 and assuming there's nothing in their notes about them having been welcomed previously, I'd welcome them and point them to the rules, specifically pointing out rule 3 and 3.2, along with rule 1. If they have been welcomed before, I'd still point them to the rules, and regardless I'd advise them to properly read the rules. I'd add to their notes that this had been done, and I'd help keep an eye on their behaviour for a little while. gleaming3, an observer, has started a ticket in which they claim that StaleMichel50/(Pete Wethers) is griefing, and they have not provided much information. When you use Admin => Check Antagonists, StaleMichel50 is listed as a traitor. "X is griefing" is a really vague thing, since it doesn't really say anything about what's happening. I'd message gleaming3 to ask them what specifically they think StaleMichel50 is doing that is griefing, and I'd check in on what StaleMichel50 is doing. Assuming StaleMichel50 actually is griefing, doing things without any proper RP build up, I'd ask them if they have an end goal in mind, and I'd maybe advise them to build up to it more. I'd say to gleaming3 that it was being dealt with, to avoid revealing StaleMichel50's antag status. I'd do this final part even if the opposite was true, and StaleMichel50 is actually doing stuff with proper RP build up, but maybe gleaming3 hadn't seen that. While you are observing, you notice that melancholy_Chad/(Ogden Bullthorn) and ProudYolande08/(Lou Penny) are in unrelated jobs and have been moving around and carrying out complicated activities for a long period without speaking to one another. The immediate thought might be that they're metagaming, but first we need to see if it's malicious or innocent since they could just be unintentionally metacomming. I'd check to see if both are new, which would ultimately affect how I talk to them. I'd message them both, and ask them about what's happening. Ideally they acknowledge their mistake, or provide a convincing excuse as to what's happening. Ultimately there's not a huge amount I as a moderator could do, as far as I'm aware, other than informing an admin about my suspicions and handing it over to them. Superiordorene/(Alex Burnette) is complaining about BIGMAMMOTH/(Jessica Olivers)'s reaction in-character to something that Superiordorene said or did - but it is indisputably clear that BIGMAMMOTH's reaction is not against any rules. I'd message Superiordorene and talk to them about the event. I'd ask them what problems they have with the reaction, and then I'd explain why the reaction isn't against the rules. I'd make sure they understand that conflict in and of itself isn't bad, and if their character has issues with the reaction then even better because conflict leads to roleplay, and interesting character development. A ticket is opened by colorful_berry67/(Simon Paulson) to complain about something that happened between themself, StraightGertude15/(Eli Mathers), and EnergeticPlastic/(Vlad Petrovic) in the Emergency Treatment Center. melancholy_Chad's story sounds like a legitimate issue but when you talk with StraightGertude15 and EnergeticPlastic their stories don't present the situation the same way. This is the kind of stuff I want to be involved with. This would be a lot of back and forth, checking logs and talking with the parties involved, trying to get as clear a picture of what happened as possible. Hopefully it's clear that no one is immediately lying, because if that's the case, then I need to push a little harder. Everyone needs to understand that unless I'm being told the full story, then I can't do anything satisfactory to resolve the conflict. From here, I'd go through checking logs, talking to people who also saw what was happening, and see if there are still any holes that line up to help me in some way.