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Tue Feb 21, 2017 22:04pm
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Becoming a moderator
All moderator applicants must be a member for at least 90 days (3 months) and have at least 100 posts. You must be active in the individual forums you wish to moderate and regularly create and respond to threads in those forums. You must also maintain a working knowledge of the subject matter. Please be aware that applying to be a moderator does not guarantee acceptance and that moderators will only be appointed when needed. Current moderators and administrators will review applications and decide if the applicant fits the desired post. Administrators have the final say and we reserve to right to refuse applicants with or without cause.
In Order To Apply To Be A Moderator You Must be:
- A forum regular that is a positive presence
- Have been at the forum for over 3 months
- History of being polite and helpful towards other members. Providing advice whenever needed and whenever possible.
- Able to visit the forum each day, actively take part in discussions as often as possible, ideally once a day, setting a good example to the other members.
- Help to keep unsuitable content out of the forums as much as possible.
- Forum Category: Dating
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Outdoor Cooking in the Winter
Tue Feb 21, 2017 22:47pm
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Just curious if there is anyone with experience BBQing or smoking food in the winter. I live in a cold climate and want any advice.
- Forum Category: Other Topics and Interests
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What are you using to manage your day? Help the DawgHouse Team out by posting your response.
- Forum Category: Self-Improvement
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