If you have any interest, apply! No reason not to chase the bait ;-)
Good luck frendos, may the light of mx shine upon you
maybe some day i will review enough stuff to apply for these things
good luck to those that do!
Let's gooo everyone, good luck!
I’m here to apply for Emeritus
I would apply but I've contributed to a grand spanking one review in like...3 years so...
alexa play knife prty by the deftones
Gonna write my first review this year, so you can practically just give me a spot right now.
Nice! That time of year again!
I vision boarded this promotion don't fuk me meds.
make hay when the sun shines
Good luck, everyone!
you have been blessed by the visit of a birb. good luck everyone!
I have absolutely no qualifications whatsoever but I feel like I deserve something. What can you do for me?
for £31 apiece i'll ghostwrite you enough reviews for you to get that foot stuck in that door
Johnny drives a hard bargain
Seriously good luck to those bold enough to have a go. If you're not bold enough, also good luck - have a go!
have a gno...cchi
"-Access to our shiny new chat space"
a telegram group i bet
Free unwanted pasta recipes for all new hands.
if i were at least a fraction as prominent and determined at writing as some of the good people here, i'd definitely apply, but maybe i'll get better this year, who knows
Good luck scooby gang
Ghost promote me. I've deserved it
Good luck everyone. I'll shoutbox you all the bribe details.
how do i apply to be jom
you got money for a flight to the galapagos?
-how do i apply to be jom-
how many bitcoins you got?
Def applying for staff. It’s borderline criminal that I’m not emeritus at this point
"how do i apply to be jom"
first, you wait for your account to get nuked. once that happens, await further instruction...
Just curious, is there a typical quota that is preferred in terms of reviews and contributions to the site when applying, or is it generally more of a judgement call based on their recent activity?
Good question. This was half-answered in the news article: we like writers to aim for a "one review per month" average with obvious exceptions to this rule both for IRL circumstances as well as alternate forms of creativity (if you're a busy blogger, interviewer, etc then you don't have to just sit there churning out reviews). Again, a lot of this is hypothetical and dependent on the situation. In terms of recent activity, one thing I look for is if the writer is currently active vs. perhaps making promises of future activity. While the latter can undoubtedly come true sometimes, I don't like putting the cart before the horse.
There are infinite ways for me to complicate my explanation, but honestly it boils down to writers having a combination of skillful prose and tangible production. One without the other doesn't do us much good (i.e., a user who writes 1-2 exemplary reviews and then stagnates -- or, a user who writes 150 reviews that are all average and sound the same). So, finding that ideal point of intersection is key.
I’d also make a point to consider site behaviour and demeanour. If you’ve spent half of last year on the banned list maybe work on that first.
That's an excellent point that sometimes I take for granted / neglect to mention. Site demeanor and overall behavior is incredibly important and factors into every decision we make!
is mx's position open
You really don't want mx's position.
My name is gyro and I’m applying for emeritus. Ty
This is to answer anyone who shoutboxed me: I submitted an app.
hell yeah good luck everyone!!
Everyone who has an interest should apply. We rely on applications to know who is interested. We've had cases before where we've wanted to promote someone but they didn't apply so we had to assume they didn't want the role. Put your name in and see what happens; if you don't get it now, we will at least know your intent and can consider you in the future!
how do ghost promotions work then?
Ghost promos are when someone applies and isn't initially selected, but then a GHOST appears and says something along the lines of "y'all fucked up on that one" and course correction is applied
Where someone with an interest in a post (may have applied previously and unsuccessfully) gets promoted to it outside of of promotion season, usually when they’ve just missed the cut and subsequently demonstrate the quality / improvement that the staff were looking to make the cut and/or more space becomes available for promotions (e.g. lower output than expected from those already in post). So far as I’m aware it’s done v flexibility tho and isn’t restricted to those few reasons - some years there’s a number of ghost bumps, some years there are none.
And/or what Jonny B said
How do I apply to be a mod
Literally all the jokey comments I was going to make have already happened in this thread lol
we are nothing if not predictable, Odal.
Hmmm...might take a gander at this later :D
Do it, yolo
I have submitted my application and look forward to being a Staff member. It's about time.
---how do ghost promotions work then?---
Asleep pretty much nailed it. We don't promise ghost promotions annually, but when someone hustles and clearly deserves it in-between the annual application cycles, then it's been known to occasionally happen.
ah fuck it, sent in a form
I need to write again. Everybody loves a redemption arc, right?
(cont'd) oh hey I CAN still log into this.
Bumping this for visibility.
Hoping everyone who wants to apply will get the opportunity!
If you’re a contrib and haven’t applied for staff, do it!
If you’re a user and haven’t applied for contrib, do it!
If you’re a user and haven’t applied for staff, good.
Yeah apply yall! Why not
Nothing to lose...
Just your approval rating. It will transcend
Received a handful of additional applications recently.
Still plenty of time to apply.
Possibly a stupid question but who does the application get reviewed by? Staffers? Mods/Editors? I’m just curious…
Maybe 2024 if I hustle this year perhaps
by ME and ME ONLY there'll be a paypal link in your shoutbox imminently, you know what to do
I never did get that refund back....
Good luck applicants (:
Scuro for staff 
Excited to see new contributors. Get it sirs and gals
Unfortunately Milo wouldn’t accept v-bucks
at the very least subscribe to my onlyfans and then we'll talk
but have the staff applied to be users?
will we accept them among our ranks again?
I don’t need to a apply to sub to Milo’s OF
Where’s the late apps at? Come get a slice of that contributory pie
"but have the staff applied to be users?"
I did last year, and got rejected.
tempted just for the ability to neg my own reviews
— but have the staff applied to be users?
— will we accept them among our ranks again?
Some just questions my liege haha
if I write a new review will it help my candidacy
^ perhaps, perhaps...
New contribs new staff when
If I write 700 quality reviews in the next 20 mins will you give me mod
ChatGPT has entered the thread.
Down with statistically driven reviewing *luddite rant*
should it be hand-written then
In the absence of a traditional PC, it should be engraved on Greek marble :-P
oh damn I only have Roman wax tablets, we're going old-school then
^^Haha, better yet, the prompt of Plato must be exerted, e.g. reviews should be orally recited *ancestral sarcasm*
About 5 days remaining on this!
will perhaps apply next window, you guys usually do this every six months or so right?
It's typically just annual (Feb/Mar), but there have been the occasional ghost promotions that occur at random.
if you didn't apply this time around make sure to write reviews in the interim hehe
good shit y'all keep throwing them in if youre legit
fuck it i'm gonna apply
if you didn't apply this time around make sure to write reviews And apply this time around anyways
Get in those app etizers
Better be some main courses coming up.
*looks at date of last review* ok not this time round for me folks