I first joined the server on the 25th of October 2017 and have been dedicated to the community and server ever since (about 73.76667 hours into the server as of now)
Languages I speak:
Greek (native language , English (Lower degree), German (3/4 lessons passed in B1)
Situations that I could face as a head admin and how I would solve them
There is a conflict between two Super Administrators that affects all staff members:
As we all know the Lead Team is here to show a good example to all staff and users as well being the ones that stop disputes not start them. Ending the conflict fast is important so as not to cause any trouble in the staff and show a bad example to the rest of the community.
After every one calms down I would personally talk to the super admin that started the whole situation (and most likely accused the other staff member because of something they did.) Talk to him, make sure I get his full side of the story without any stops. After that I bring every person that took part in the conflict into my spacer one by one making sure I hear their full side of the story in the end.
Usually conflicts are cause purely because of lack of communication and nothing more but it still shouldn't reach the point where it harms the entire staff team. If there is simply no way to calm every one down I would request help from my fellow head administrators and other lead team members that are not caught up in the argument.
In the end I would give out my opinion on who was right and wrong. Depending on what the outcome of the situation was and how the lead team members that started the whole argument acted I would bring them both up in the head admin meeting to discuss it with the rest of the team and come to a conclusion on whether or not action should be taken.
A super admin reports another head admin to me:
This kind of situation should not be taken lightly as the lead team is here to give the correct example to all users and staff members and when someone as high up as head admin is being accused of making a mistake and / or abusing it is very important. First of all getting a community manager is needed as I myself can’t handle report abuses against fellow head admins.
Same as when there is a conflict between the staff team I would first bring in the super admin and get his full story of the situation and then see if the head admin is available (also depending on how urgent the situation is). See what the problem is from his understanding of the situation and together with the community manager come to a conclusion. Of course the conclusion would be fair for both the head admin and the super admin making sure that it is clear to both of them what is going to happen.
A user reports a lead team member on the forums:
When a user reports a lead team it's something really rare and shouldn't be taken lightly. The lead team is here to enforce the rules and give the good example to everyone not break rules and / or abuse their powers. If a lead team member fails to do so there is clearly something wrong.
First of all I would look at the evidence the user has provided. If he hasn't provided any I would tell him that if he doesn't provide any evidence screenshots, log , preferably video evidence, I would deny the report.
Regardless of if he does or doesn't provide any evidence I would still talk to the staff member in question to try and find out what happened, maybe he made a true mistake that he didn't realize at the time. If he did actually make a mistake I would talk to him about it but still deny the report.
If he did provide sufficient proof I would come to an outcome that is both fair to the user and the staff member and post it on the topic. Examples of report abuses I have handled (against admins and moderators):
Why I should be chosen
What I am like in game
When in-game I'm always friendly and always try to look after every user to make sure they are having fun. I never break the rules and I always get out of my way punishing rule breakers even if it means something like killing myself so I can gag a dead person that is mic spamming. When it comes down to ghosters and other situations I try not to handle too many of them as I prefer to observe how new staff members deal with tough situations but when there is a lot going on and / or I'm the only staff member on I always handle them correctly. I'm also very friendly and a lot of the dedicated users seem to like me. Some of them always greet me when I join the server and of course I greet everyone back.
What Prop Hunt means to me
At first Zarp Prop Hunt was a server a lot of my friends got staff on but I never really thought of playing until Aek, Shadow and Paul Rafa suggested I did. Within 2 weeks of playing I got moderator and 1 week after that I got admin. In the following months I had a lot of ups and downs and problems with my dedication as I didn’t have time with my german lessons but when I finished them I got back to work and got super admin within a week. Prop hunt currently doesn’t have a lot of staff members and that has helped us few bond together very well and that bond means a lot to me.
What I am like in the meetings
When it comes down to moderator and admin meetings I try to be as active as possible. I try not to point out the obvious facts ( activity application etc. ) but would rather add something that only I knew for example his behaviour in-game or how great of a job he does on another server. The only times where I feel like I need to state the obvious is when no one else is doing that. I'm never afraid to object when I feel like someone deserves it. When it comes down to the lead team meetings I bring up as many people as possible that I believe need to be brought for various reasons. Most commonly inactivity but sometimes behaviour or attitude. I always offer to issue official warnings or demotions and I also take initiative in talking to staff members for the same reasons if perhaps it's their first week not reaching the minimum or it's something minor that isn't worth to be brought up in the meeting.
What I am like on the forums
At first I wasn't all that interested in the forums. I only posted my own applications and bumped them. I wasn't interested enough to look at other posts. Soon I became fond of the forums and started browsing them daily but not posting much. Over time I'd become addicted to checking the forums on a daily basis. I always comment on applications with the best and most constructive feedback that I can, and I am trying to improve my maturity on there so I seem more professional than I do now, not only that but I managed to improve enough to point were I got forum staff.
What I am like on Teamspeak
When I first became a staff member I only went on the Teamspeak for my two training sessions (moderator and administrator). Soon enough I wanted to become a super admin and was asked to get and keep up good activity on there. As of now I have only been banned once and I fulfil my staff duties daily. Most of the times on Teamspeak I interact with other staff members from all the servers and even some users. I try my hardest to do my job correctly. I always try to keep a calm and al professional attitude.
My experience as a super admin
When I was promoted to super admin in-game situations weren't the only things I had to deal with. Reports on the forums against staff members is one of the few new experiences I’ve come across. Dealing with abusive users is a common problem but even more common are inactive users. Talking to them at first is what I try to do most of the time, if that is out of the picture and / or they are still acting in the same way after I talked to them I would bring them up in the lead team meeting for further discussion. The times where hackers use a program that can be detected by the anti-cheat system are rare but I still faced quite a few of them. Most of the times I have to record the hacker and bring it up in the meeting.
How I expect to work together with other head admins
As of right now I can work together with all staff members and most users. The current head admin team consists of:
Xnator- We’ve been working together for 9 months now and we’ve bonded greatly(at least I think so) and I’m confident (not really) that he trusts me.
Overall I can already work together with the entire staff team regardless of how high or low they are in the power rankings.
What I hope to achieve
As of right now there are 2 main things I want to focus on.
1st) Being one of the most active lead team members on team speak is a trait I want to brag about. I’m on daily for more than 5 hours and I think it’s important so people can ask me questions, request help, etc.
2nd) Cutting down on inactive lead team members. Most of the times there is a very valid reason for people to be inactive but there is a limit to how much we can let be. Thankfully all the recently inactive lead team members have resigned but I don’t think it’ll we be a lot until we get another inactive lead team member.
Big thanks to Raeker who helped me out the most with my application when I asked for his help!
Thanks everyone for reading this, please leave constructive feedback below
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[Prop Hunt Head Admin] Nick's Application
1 week 4 days ago #917770
Why no special mention? And also at times I have seen you go for up to 2 hours at a time while not playing, whilst this is still this week, I think your maturity is satisfactory for the role but could be improved. Btw can you sing some more cringy songs in ts?