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Thanks to those that applied, applications are now closed.

We will process the remaining apps and should send out replies in the next 2 weeks.

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Greetings PMC members!

Unlike our usual method of adding new mods to our team, we have decided to branch out and use a new method to see who wants to be a part of our team, applications!

What does each mod do you ask?

Well, for the most part, they do as the name says.

Chat moderators moderate our chat, which is simply removing messages and issuing warnings when they violate the rules. You do not need to be active in chat, however it's highly encouraged that you are, just so it doesn't seem dead.

Forum moderators moderate the recently updated forums. This would include removing spam, moving threads to correct sections, and deleting posts that violate our rules and issuing warnings. If you have moderated forums before, this is no different.

Site moderators moderate the rest of the site as a whole, including the mod section, projects, skins, and the like. This includes accepting greenlights (content which acquires approval before being publicly visible), responding to reports on content which violate the rules, and overall being a helpful user to the site.

In order to apply, please select the appropriate application for the section you wish to apply to. You can submit an application for all 3 sections, however please only submit 1 app per section. Please select the section that you feel you would do best with and that you are the most active in.

Some guidelines for applications:
- We are looking for quality, not quantity. Be thoughtful in your responses and provide examples to help your application.
- Do not ask for the status of your application. This will decrease your chances.
- Do not bribe, manipulate, or otherwise attempt to alter or coerce other moderators to help promote your application. This will result in your application being denied and possible further actions. Cheating will not get you far.

We will inform you of the status of your application after it has gone through our internal processing. We will not disclose any discussion that occurs on your application, so do not ask any moderator.

We thank you for your time and any applications that you submit!

Chat Moderators: Click Here
Forum Moderators: Click Here
Site Moderators: Click Here
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  • Ralex
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 7
  • Apprentice Network
  • March 29, 2018, 8:29 am
Thanks for those that applied. We have finished processing all applications that made it into our system.

If you did not receive a message about your application, please contact Ralex to get the status (most like it's denied).
  • Ralex
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 7
  • Apprentice Network
  • March 11, 2018, 3:09 pm
WARNING: Applications will close March 17th!

If you wish to apply, please do so. We may or may not do this in the future.
  • ayoub2242
  • Level 8
  • Apprentice Artist
  • March 16, 2018, 8:44 pm
darn it that's today
  • derpguy109
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • February 27, 2018, 4:37 pm
are notebbok wars mod
  • Cib
  • Forum Moderator
  • Level 27
  • Expert Pixel Painter
  • March 1, 2018, 6:39 pm
Is that a member you are referring to?
  • Heliosk
  • Level 46
  • Master Architect
  • February 4, 2018, 7:07 pm
Err, it's been 3 months without a response. Curious if anyone else is still waiting?
  • Outflow
  • Level 15
  • Journeyman Button Pusher
  • February 15, 2018, 2:01 pm
Still waiting as well.
  • Mcpcgamer21
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Miner
  • January 20, 2018, 3:27 am
Lol... idk if I was denied or not. So I applied to some other servers
  • Indraft
  • Forum Moderator
  • Level 36
  • Artisan Pixel Puncher
  • January 22, 2018, 1:22 pm
You'll get a message soon enough.
  • Outflow
  • Level 15
  • Journeyman Button Pusher
  • January 21, 2018, 3:19 am
I got a message saying I was denied for forum moderator (I applied for everyone because I couldn't choose). For site and forums, I'm not sure.
  • Outflow
  • Level 15
  • Journeyman Button Pusher
  • February 24, 2018, 2:00 pm
This is what I get for typing quickly. I just now noticed this too. *For site and chat, I'm not sure.
I guess after some experience I could apply..
  • Mcpcgamer21
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Miner
  • January 18, 2018, 3:48 pm
I don’t get accepted= bad move.
i am highly experienced
  • Nitwick
  • Level 23
  • Expert Blockhead
  • January 22, 2018, 3:23 am
Posting that not being accepted = bad move.... = bad move.

It really doesn't help. I'm sure that it takes more than claimed experience to actually make it.
  • Outflow
  • Level 15
  • Journeyman Button Pusher
  • January 14, 2018, 12:32 pm
Are you allowed to re-apply after failing an application?
I think that there should be specific moderators for each type of submission.. yanno? like skin moderators and blog moderators, considering that everyone isn't thay widely spread.. allowing more moderators to moderate
  • undreamiing
  • Level 10
  • Journeyman Artist
  • January 5, 2018, 1:51 am
they'll probs choose people who are more active on particular sections to make sure everything is moderated well if that makes sense
  • Jams1664
  • Level 8
  • Apprentice Network
  • December 2, 2017, 11:54 am
Hello,
If we are not accepted as a Moderator, will we receive a message?

EDIT: If we do receive a message, will it state our reasons for being denied along with how we could have improved it?
Yes you will receive a message.
And no, it will most likely say: "Sorry, we're not accepting applications at this time. Thank you for showing your interest in becoming a moderator." Or something along the lines of that.
(same as IndyJacksonTT \/ \/ \/)
  • MajorMC
  • Level 1
  • New Crafter
  • November 22, 2017, 5:14 pm
I would like to help such a big Minecraft dowload site, this is such a good site hope PMC gets the Mods it needs. :)
Because I have just joined Planet Minecraft, would that mean I wouldn't have much of a chance in becoming a moderator? I mean, how does the system work?
This seems fun, but I don't wanna be a mod, too much responsibility.
:)
  • Breanna2017
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Miner
  • December 8, 2017, 5:14 pm
Same :) lol
  • TOYCHICO888
  • Level 17
  • Journeyman Architect
  • November 26, 2017, 8:07 am
Same too
  • SkyGuard_1
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • November 21, 2017, 4:41 pm
Same
  • notjhnope
  • Level 26
  • Expert Architect
  • November 21, 2017, 7:43 am
Good luck to everyone applying!
  • Ivain
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Terraformer
  • November 21, 2017, 6:49 am
I mean, on the one hand I'd consider applying for forum mod, I feel like I could do a reasonably good job there. However, considering I've been banned from the forums, I feel like my chance of success would be abysmal. Having seen the amount of warnings I've acquired, I wouldn't blame the app being completely denied.
Depends. When were you banned? When was your last warning? The moderators can be forgiving if your past infractions were long ago enough, and you’ve shown that you have improved considerably. Many moderators were huge rule breakers before they were promoted.
:v
  • Knightworm
  • Level 52
  • Grandmaster Pixel Painter
  • November 20, 2017, 8:51 pm
Best of luck all, especially the mods sorting through all the apps
  • Zatharel
  • Level 44
  • Master Sweetheart
  • November 19, 2017, 9:58 pm
I pray for everyone that has to review these.
  • CaptainCarter
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Architect
  • November 20, 2017, 5:57 am
lol
  • jaykooner
  • Level 32
  • Artisan Pirate
  • November 20, 2017, 5:28 am
haha good one xD
  • taterman88
  • Level 62
  • High Grandmaster Batman
  • November 19, 2017, 3:25 pm
How much we get paid?
  • Ludicrous
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 64
  • High Grandmaster Senpai
  • November 19, 2017, 11:59 pm
minimum wage
5 mineman bucks per hour
  • taterman88
  • Level 62
  • High Grandmaster Batman
  • November 20, 2017, 4:52 am
You totally missed your opportunity for mineimum wage 2/10
  • JozyP
  • Level 39
  • Artisan Pixel Painter
  • November 19, 2017, 6:49 pm
Billions and billions.
  • TheSilentWind
  • Level 40
  • Master Enderdragon
  • November 19, 2017, 11:13 am
Hey! Sorry, but one more question! How often do you have to be online for and what if you had past mistakes?
  • Ralex
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 7
  • Apprentice Network
  • November 19, 2017, 2:00 pm
There's no real requirement, but it'd be nice to at least see weekly activity, even just 30 minutes a day would be beneficial

Past mistakes are stuff we look at to decide. If we think you've learned and moved on, then it's not bad. If it looks like you're not learning, then probably not.
  • TheSilentWind
  • Level 40
  • Master Enderdragon
  • November 19, 2017, 4:15 pm
Ok thank you :D
  • DerpyFanta
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Unicorn
  • November 19, 2017, 6:59 am
Good luck to all those who have applied!
  • Ammino
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Dragonborn
  • November 19, 2017, 1:13 am
Woot woot!
Why even try for mod what does a mod grant to ban kick someone I don’t get it...
  • Caleeb
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 19, 2017, 11:59 am
Depends. Read these three descriptions from the thread:

Chat moderators moderate our chat, which is simply removing messages and issuing warnings when they violate the rules. You do not need to be active in chat, however it's highly encouraged that you are, just so it doesn't seem dead.

Forum moderators moderate the recently updated forums. This would include removing spam, moving threads to correct sections, and deleting posts that violate our rules and issuing warnings. If you have moderated forums before, this is no different.

Site moderators moderate the rest of the site as a whole, including the mod section, projects, skins, and the like. This includes accepting greenlights (content which acquires approval before being publicly visible), responding to reports on content which violate the rules, and overall being a helpful user to the site.
Mods help checking unappropiate uploads, offensive posts/chat and that kind of stuff, and also checking reports
  • Caleeb
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 18, 2017, 8:01 pm
Over usage of caps on the forum moderator application?

"Why Should You Be a Mod" should be: "Why should you be a mod", right?
  • Ludicrous
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 64
  • High Grandmaster Senpai
  • November 18, 2017, 11:23 pm
It's a title sentence. Capitalization is fine.
  • Caleeb
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 19, 2017, 11:58 am
Ah alrighty
  • Aspirin60
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Demolitionist
  • November 18, 2017, 4:22 pm
With me as mod you would not recognise planet Minecraft anymore...Lol
ooo I wonder who will be picked! But I should not apply to be one until Im older xd
  • Alacars
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Narwhal
  • November 18, 2017, 4:11 pm
ohhhh yeah, most of these usually have an age limit dont they?
  • Azie
  • Super Moderator
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Grump
  • November 18, 2017, 5:17 pm
Ours don't. Anyone can apply regardless of age.
Thats cool. :D As long as they're mature xd
yeah they do
on most minecraft servers to become a staff its 16 or 18+. Thats all I know but Im not sure for pmc. I am sure that they dont want an 8 year old moderating though
  • Nitwick
  • Level 23
  • Expert Blockhead
  • December 2, 2017, 3:57 pm
My theory is that PMC as a site acknowledges that at the very least, it is difficult to note someone's true age even from their voice at times. Even if you know their real age, people can act a very wide range of ages. A 16 year old may well be far more capable than someone twice that age...
Nitwick yeah I agree but I believe thats not entirely true for me ;,)
  • Nitwick
  • Level 23
  • Expert Blockhead
  • December 3, 2017, 12:21 pm
It's a matter of perspective and circumstance. Often, age can be a good indication of maturity, especially at the younger end of the spectrum. Just depends on how you, and you alone operate :p
  • GoggleD0GG
  • Level 25
  • Expert Demolitionist
  • November 18, 2017, 4:46 pm
I remember Cyprezz or someone saying that age doesn't matter but maturity does.
That's true.
  • TheSilentWind
  • Level 40
  • Master Enderdragon
  • November 18, 2017, 3:56 pm
Hi! I was just wondering if there are any requirements for applying? :) <3
  • Azie
  • Super Moderator
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Grump
  • November 18, 2017, 3:58 pm
Nope.
  • TheSilentWind
  • Level 40
  • Master Enderdragon
  • November 18, 2017, 4:02 pm
Okay, thank you ^-^
  • Alacars
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Narwhal
  • November 18, 2017, 3:26 pm
the part "Please select the section that you feel you would do best with and that you are the most active in" is a little confusing, so we can submit one for all three but you would like us to do just the one we are most active on is what you are saying?
  • Palaeos
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 55
  • Grandmaster Turtle
  • November 18, 2017, 3:56 pm
That is correct.
  • Alacars
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Narwhal
  • November 18, 2017, 4:10 pm
okay thanks! ^-^
  • VoxelBlox
  • Level 30
  • Artisan Blockhead
  • November 18, 2017, 2:19 pm
Just noting for a possible grammar mistake.


"- Do not ask for the status of your application. This will decrease your changes."



Shouldn't changes be corrected to chances? It would make more sense, however I do not know if it was intentional or not. If it was, then ignore and/or remove this post.
  • Ralex
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 7
  • Apprentice Network
  • November 18, 2017, 2:24 pm
Fixed

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