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  Volunteer Staff Application Information [Forum Admin]
Posted by: The Guy - 07-09-2018, 01:55 AM - Forum: Volunteer Community Staff Applications - Replies (1)

Important Volunteer Staff Application Information

The staff application format below will be automatically inputted into your application thread once you click the "Post Thread" button within the Volunteer Community Staff Applications forum section or by clicking "Begin Application" below and selecting your application format of choice. You must be signed into the forums by linking your Steam account to do so, otherwise, you will not see the "Post Thread" button and or will not be able to post an application at all. Any application not using this format will be considered and declared void. The Steam account that you are applying for a volunteer staffing position for must be the same Steam account that you're using to post your application on the forums and that you use to conduct your volunteer staffing duties on our game server(s). You will not be permitted or able to share your volunteer staffing position amongst multiple or alternative Steam accounts and its only to be tied to the Steam account ID in your application.

Please keep in mind that all volunteer staff applications will be locked once they are older than 1 month. We do not lock volunteer staff applications before this time frame unless we are absolutely sure that you would not be suitable a fit for a volunteer staff position or unless you violate volunteer staff application rules. Do not expect a reply to your application unless you are accepted. Otherwise, please leave your application posted, just in case. You never know when the need for emergency volunteer staff will arise. Lastly, do not pester other volunteer staff about checking out your application. This only turns them away from even considering your application in the first place. New volunteer staff members are selected by the current volunteer staff team as a whole. Volunteer staff applications will be reviewed during our staff meetings, and current staff will vote new staff members in or out of of the volunteer staff team. So please, again, do not beg anyone to check your application as it will do you no good, only harm. It's recommended to make a good name for yourself in the community, by be being active, following the rules, and getting your name known within the community in a positive light.

NOTICE:
Please make sure to add your current or most known in-game role-play name or alias into the title of the thread when you post an application. This is required. Finally, please keep in mind, volunteer community staff applications may only be posted when there is a requirement for staff in a given position, so you must wait for an announcement before posting a community staff application.

Do not advertise your application or it will be locked, if you have questions about logistics, feel free to ask any current volunteer server or forum staff by private means, such as forum private messages.

To begin your application process, please click 'Begin Application' below.

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  Volunteer Staff Application Information [High Command]
Posted by: The Guy - 07-09-2018, 01:55 AM - Forum: Volunteer Staff Applications - Replies (1)

Important Volunteer Staff Application Information

The staff application format below will be automatically inputted into your application thread once you click the "Post Thread" button within the Halo RP Volunteer Staff Applications forum section or by clicking "Begin Application" below and selecting your application format of choice. You must be signed into the forums by linking your Steam account to do so, otherwise, you will not see the "Post Thread" button and or will not be able to post an application at all. Any application not using this format will be considered and declared void. The Steam account that you are applying for a volunteer staffing position for must be the same Steam account that you're using to post your application on the forums and that you use to conduct your volunteer staffing duties on the Halo RP server. You will not be permitted or able to share your volunteer staffing position amongst multiple or alternative Steam accounts and its only to be tied to the Steam account ID in your application.

Please keep in mind that all volunteer staff applications will be locked once they are older than 1 month. We do not lock volunteer staff applications before this time frame unless we are absolutely sure that you would not be suitable a fit for a volunteer staff position or unless you violate volunteer staff application rules. Do not expect a reply to your application unless you are accepted. Otherwise, please leave your application posted, just in case. You never know when the need for emergency volunteer staff will arise. Lastly, do not pester other volunteer staff about checking out your application. This only turns them away from even considering your application in the first place. New volunteer staff members are selected by the current volunteer staff team as a whole. Volunteer staff applications will be reviewed during our staff meetings, and current staff will vote new staff members in or out of of the volunteer staff team. So please, again, do not beg anyone to check your application as it will do you no good, only harm. It's recommended to make a good name for yourself in the community, by be being active, following the rules, and getting your name known within the community in a positive light.

NOTICE:
Please make sure to add your current or most known in-game role-play name or alias into the title of the thread when you post an application. This is required.

If you are specifically interested in running events, creating roleplay, and enforcing server rules in game, by becoming a Server Staff member, then please view the Volunteer Staff Application Information [Server Staff] Thread for further information before applying.
If you are specifically interested in moderating the SBS Halo Discord then please view the Volunteer Staff Application Information [Discord Staff] Thread for further information before applying.

Do not advertise your application or it will be locked, if you have questions about logistics, feel free to ask any current volunteer server or forum staff by private means, such as forum private messages.

To begin your application process, please click 'Begin Application' below.

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  Volunteer Staff Application Information [Server Staff]
Posted by: The Guy - 07-09-2018, 01:55 AM - Forum: Volunteer Staff Applications - Replies (1)

Important Volunteer Staff Application Information

The staff application format below will be automatically inputted into your application thread once you click the "Post Thread" button within the Halo RP Volunteer Staff Applications forum section or by clicking "Begin Application" below and selecting your application format of choice. You must be signed into the forums by linking your Steam account to do so, otherwise, you will not see the "Post Thread" button and or will not be able to post an application at all. Any application not using this format will be considered and declared void. The Steam account that you are applying for a volunteer staffing position for must be the same Steam account that you're using to post your application on the forums and that you use to conduct your volunteer staffing duties on the Halo RP server. You will not be permitted or able to share your volunteer staffing position amongst multiple or alternative Steam accounts and its only to be tied to the Steam account ID in your application.

Please keep in mind that all volunteer staff applications will be locked once they are older than 1 month. We do not lock volunteer staff applications before this time frame unless we are absolutely sure that you would not be suitable a fit for a volunteer staff position or unless you violate volunteer staff application rules. Do not expect a reply to your application unless you are accepted. Otherwise, please leave your application posted, just in case. You never know when the need for emergency volunteer staff will arise. Lastly, do not pester other volunteer staff about checking out your application. This only turns them away from even considering your application in the first place. New volunteer staff members are selected by the current volunteer staff team as a whole. Volunteer staff applications will be reviewed during our staff meetings, and current staff will vote new staff members in or out of of the volunteer staff team. So please, again, do not beg anyone to check your application as it will do you no good, only harm. It's recommended to make a good name for yourself in the community, by be being active, following the rules, and getting your name known within the community in a positive light.

NOTICE:
Please make sure to add your current or most known in-game role-play name or alias into the title of the thread when you post an application. This is required

If you are specifically interested in moderating the SBS Halo Discord then please view the Volunteer Staff Application Information [Discord Staff] Thread for further information before applying.
If you are specifically interested in the High Command position, then please view the Volunteer Staff Application Information [High Command] Thread for further information before applying.


The goal of this post is to give applicants a CLEAR idea of what your job as a Server Staff is, to shine light on a topic that most people just "kinda figure out". So here are 10 things that you will most definitely have to do as a Server Staff, to keep things moving, and to make your work more professional and significant.


1. Plan your events- There's nothing better than a properly planned and beautifully executed event. As a Server Staff member, you will often feel compelled to create "spur of the moment" type of events, and that's okay! But It can't be all you do. You are expected to plan and even test your events before you put them into effect, whether you build a prop that needs to be tested, or a group of custom enemies you plan to use, it should all be thought out, and the bugs should be worked out before the event takes place.

2. Expect to announce & run an event ONCE per week.  - As a member of the Server Staff, you will need to work together with the other Server Staff to come up with an event minimum of once per week. You will have to write a Forum Announcement for your event to gather hype in the few days before the event is executed. It is entirely optional if you want to do more events, as long as the quota of one per week is met. You can work together with other Server Staff on this event or take turns covering the weeks to make sure one event is being made weekly. Admins and Super Admins at times will also be making forum announcements for events, therefore you won't need to cover for that week. You can still do surprise or spontaneous events, but they will not count towards the event quota however.

3. Expect negative feedback- Not everyone is going to like what you do as Server Staff, and they won't hesitate to show it. People will bash your events right in front of your face and they'll firmly believe that they can do a better job. The fact is, they don't understand all the factors that work against a Server Staff member when an event is planned, and so I ask you to dismiss any cruel criticism, but gladly ACCEPT constructive criticism.

4. Expect positive feedback- Not all of the feedback you get will be negative, you will also get a great deal of positive responses. Be sure to embrace, and thank those who give you positive feedback because it's those people who understand what you're trying to do for the community and who truly appreciate your work.

5. Never halt an event- It's not unheard of that an event will go horribly wrong. Common problems include: Server crashes, chronic lag, mass exploiting, disobeying of event rules. If any of these things happen, it's important that you seize control and continue the event until the end, even if you have to set it up all over again. Sometimes it may happen that the server crashes persistently for unknown reasons. But it's important that you do NOT halt, for when you're executing an event, the situation is a lot bigger than yourself, and it involves a server full of eager people.

6. Maintain a steady pace (1-2 events per week)- Perhaps other staff members may disagree, but as Server Staff you have a job to do, and if you don't do it, you might as well not have applied in the first place. Whether you're scheduling frequent events, creating content for the server, or building for future events, you absolutely NEED to be doing something.

7. Don't be afraid to ask for help- Plenty of staff members have executed events in the past, and not all of them are Server Staff. If you have any doubts, don't be afraid to ask them for help. Such people include: Admins, Server Staff and Super Admins.  Don't be afraid to ask any of them at any time if you have any questions or doubts.

8. Refrain from abusing your vast privileges-  As Server Staff you will receive a variety of tools and assets that will help you create your events. It is preferable that you do not abuse these abilities in any way. This includes but is not limited to:Prop spamming, prop blocking, failRP Prop spawning, Needlessly using commands on others players, orchestrating chaos, messing with the class schedule without a valid reason, spawning dupes you will not use during events, perma-propping anything, messing with the server map unless it's for an event.

9. Be willing to involve others in what you do. (Staff and Players alike)- When you create storyline events, you may need certain people to execute lines, or to play a character. Example: Don't be afraid of using players to take on RP Leader roles during your events! Preferably, players  who are trusted and maintain a good reputation.

10. Do this because you want to- If you're applying to become Server Staff JUST because you want to be staff to you I say: CEASE AND DESIST. If you're applying to become Server Staff, then you must do your job, otherwise you're wasting our time, you're wasting your time, and you made us pass up another possible candidate who truly wants this job.

Do not advertise your application or it will be locked, if you have questions about logistics, feel free to ask any current volunteer server or forum staff by private means, such as forum private messages.

To begin your application process, please click 'Begin Application' below.

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  Volunteer Staff Application Information
Posted by: The Guy - 07-09-2018, 01:55 AM - Forum: Volunteer Staff Applications - Replies (1)

Important Volunteer Staff Application Information

The staff application format below will be automatically inputted into your application thread once you click the "Post Thread" button within the Clone Wars RP Volunteer Staff Applications forum section or by clicking "Begin Application" below and selecting your application format of choice. You must be signed into the forums by linking your Steam account to do so, otherwise, you will not see the "Post Thread" button and or will not be able to post an application at all. Any application not using this format will be considered and declared void. The Steam account that you are applying for a volunteer staffing position for must be the same Steam account that you're using to post your application on the forums and that you use to conduct your volunteer staffing duties on the Clone Wars RP server. You will not be permitted or able to share your volunteer staffing position amongst multiple or alternative Steam accounts and its only to be tied to the Steam account ID in your application.

Please keep in mind that all volunteer staff applications will be locked once they are older than 1 month. We do not lock volunteer staff applications before this time frame unless we are absolutely sure that you would not be suitable a fit for a volunteer staff position or unless you violate volunteer staff application rules. Do not expect a reply to your application unless you are accepted. Otherwise, please leave your application posted, just in case. You never know when the need for emergency volunteer staff will arise. Lastly, do not pester other volunteer staff about checking out your application. This only turns them away from even considering your application in the first place. New volunteer staff members are selected by the current volunteer staff team as a whole. Volunteer staff applications will be reviewed during our staff meetings, and current staff will vote new staff members in or out of of the volunteer staff team. So please, again, do not beg anyone to check your application as it will do you no good, only harm. It's recommended to make a good name for yourself in the community, by be being active, following the rules, and getting your name known within the community in a positive light.

NOTICE:
Please make sure to add your current or most known in-game role-play name or alias into the title of the thread when you post an application. This is required.

If you are specifically interested in creating events and or passive RP for the server by becoming a Gamemaker, then please view the Volunteer Staff Application Information [Gamemaker] Thread for further information before applying.

Do not advertise your application or it will be locked, if you have questions about logistics, feel free to ask any current volunteer server or forum staff by private means, such as forum private messages.

To begin your application process, please click 'Begin Application' below.

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  Volunteer Staff Application Information
Posted by: The Guy - 07-09-2018, 01:55 AM - Forum: Volunteer Community Staff Applications - Replies (1)

Important Volunteer Staff Application Information

The staff application format below will be automatically inputted into your application thread once you click the "Post Thread" button within the Volunteer Community Staff Applications forum section or by clicking "Begin Application" below and selecting your application format of choice. You must be signed into the forums by linking your Steam account to do so, otherwise, you will not see the "Post Thread" button and or will not be able to post an application at all. Any application not using this format will be considered and declared void. The Steam account that you are applying for a volunteer staffing position for must be the same Steam account that you're using to post your application on the forums and that you use to conduct your volunteer staffing duties on our game server(s). You will not be permitted or able to share your volunteer staffing position amongst multiple or alternative Steam accounts and its only to be tied to the Steam account ID in your application.

Please keep in mind that all volunteer staff applications will be locked once they are older than 1 month. We do not lock volunteer staff applications before this time frame unless we are absolutely sure that you would not be suitable a fit for a volunteer staff position or unless you violate volunteer staff application rules. Do not expect a reply to your application unless you are accepted. Otherwise, please leave your application posted, just in case. You never know when the need for emergency volunteer staff will arise. Lastly, do not pester other volunteer staff about checking out your application. This only turns them away from even considering your application in the first place. New volunteer staff members are selected by the current volunteer staff team as a whole. Volunteer staff applications will be reviewed during our staff meetings, and current staff will vote new staff members in or out of of the volunteer staff team. So please, again, do not beg anyone to check your application as it will do you no good, only harm. It's recommended to make a good name for yourself in the community, by be being active, following the rules, and getting your name known within the community in a positive light.

NOTICE:
Please make sure to add your current or most known in-game role-play name or alias into the title of the thread when you post an application. This is required. Finally, please keep in mind, volunteer community staff applications may only be posted when there is a requirement for staff in a given position, so you must wait for an announcement before posting a community staff application.

Do not advertise your application or it will be locked, if you have questions about logistics, feel free to ask any current volunteer server or forum staff by private means, such as forum private messages.

To begin your application process, please click 'Begin Application' below.

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  Volunteer Staff Application Information
Posted by: The Guy - 07-09-2018, 01:55 AM - Forum: Volunteer Staff Applications - Replies (1)

Important Volunteer Staff Application Information

The staff application format below will be automatically inputted into your application thread once you click the "Post Thread" button within the Hogwarts RP Volunteer Staff Applications forum section or by clicking "Begin Application" below and selecting your application format of choice. You must be signed into the forums by linking your Steam account to do so, otherwise, you will not see the "Post Thread" button and or will not be able to post an application at all. Any application not using this format will be considered and declared void. The Steam account that you are applying for a volunteer staffing position for must be the same Steam account that you're using to post your application on the forums and that you use to conduct your volunteer staffing duties on the Hogwarts RP server. You will not be permitted or able to share your volunteer staffing position amongst multiple or alternative Steam accounts and its only to be tied to the Steam account ID in your application.

Please keep in mind that all volunteer staff applications will be locked once they are older than 1 month. We do not lock volunteer staff applications before this time frame unless we are absolutely sure that you would not be suitable a fit for a volunteer staff position or unless you violate volunteer staff application rules. Do not expect a reply to your application unless you are accepted. Otherwise, please leave your application posted, just in case. You never know when the need for emergency volunteer staff will arise. Lastly, do not pester other volunteer staff about checking out your application. This only turns them away from even considering your application in the first place. New volunteer staff members are selected by the current volunteer staff team as a whole. Volunteer staff applications will be reviewed during our staff meetings, and current staff will vote new staff members in or out of of the volunteer staff team. So please, again, do not beg anyone to check your application as it will do you no good, only harm. It's recommended to make a good name for yourself in the community, by be being active, following the rules, and getting your name known within the community in a positive light.

NOTICE:
Please make sure to add your current or most known in-game role-play name or alias into the title of the thread when you post an application. This is required. Additionally, it is required that you are at least 7th year to apply for volunteer staff on our Hogwarts RP server. If you are below year 7 and are still interested, please continue to build up your playtime and work to become more acquainted with the community. Users who have prestiged may apply regardless of their current year since they have already met the 7th year requirement at least once before.

If you are specifically interested in creating events and or passive RP for the server by becoming a Gamemaker, then please view the Volunteer Staff Application Information [Gamemaker] Thread for further information before applying.

Do not advertise your application or it will be locked, if you have questions about logistics, feel free to ask any current volunteer server or forum staff by private means, such as forum private messages.

To begin your application process, please click 'Begin Application' below.

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  [Guide] Missing Map, Map Differs from Server, & Couldn't CRC Map Error(s)
Posted by: The Guy - 07-09-2018, 01:51 AM - Forum: Support - No Replies

Garry's Mod's Fast DL is quite unreliable and can vary client to client, due to different operating systems and configurations. Unfortunately, this causes some clients to 'miss' or receive incomplete or corrupted downloads, and often sometimes cause rare errors that will say something alone the lines of 'Missing map, disconnecting', 'Map Differs from Server' and or 'Couldnt CRC Map', and will kick you off of the server when you are trying to download our content. This is an intermittent Garry's Mod issue and not something we can fix ourselves. However, there are a few methods you can try to correct these issues:

Spoiler: Missing Map
Spoiler: Map Differs From Server
Spoiler: Couldnt CRC Map

PS: These techniques will work on all Garry's Mod servers. If you still get these kinds of errors when joining a server after doing this, that either means A: The server does not have their Fast DL or Workshop DL configured correctly or B: You are having a network/computer/game configuration issue depending on your operating system, and it's noteworthy to know Gmod does not tend to work well with MAC and newer versions of Windows.

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