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Introducing: Our New Community Guides

Tags: #Site Announcement  #Community Guides 
  • Leader
    February 20

    Today the Admins and Hosts are pleased to announce the unveiling of a new site role. As you all know, we get new people who join our community every day, and we're always so glad to see new members engaging in discussions across the site. But we also acknowledge that this site can often be a little confusing for new members to navigate, and that it might be intimidating to break into a new community with people who have long-established friendships. In the past we had initiatives like the Buddy System, and informal greeters who have tried to help new members become part of fabric of our community.

     

    We are so grateful for everyone who has taken the time and effort to welcome new members. But we also wanted to give new members a heading, a point of contact, so that if they had questions they had someone to look to. Today we're giving them just that.

     

    I'm pleased to announce that starting today, we have appointed three long-time members to serve as our inaugural...


    Community Guides

     

     

     

    And those guides are:

     

     Meli     Caesar Borommakot     Caesar Caesar

     

    For their service to the site during their tenure as Community Guides, they'll wear a brand new badge which lists their role and explains what it is. Primarily they will work with our Forum Hosts to man the Introduce Yourself forum and help new members find their way around our site. 

     

    We will likely add more people to this role in the future. In the meanwhile, we'd encourage all of our members to make new members feel welcome whenever possible, and to help them feel like they too can all call this place their home on the Internet. We'd only like to see this site grow more in the future, and our members are what really make us a community.

     

     

    Thank you to our new Community Guides for taking on this responsibility, and to all of you who help make this place awesome for EVERY member. :) 

     

  • February 20

    Oh! Hearty congratulations to them. :D We are in good hands. 

     

  • Member
    February 20

    Awesome! Thank you for volunteering :) If you need any support, please drop me a line. You will not be alone on the front.

  • Member
    February 20

    Oh cool! 

  • Member
    February 21

    :) Congrats guys!

  • Member
    February 21

    Well done guys!

  • Member
    February 21

    Congratulations, and thank you for accepting! Glad to have all of you on board.

  • Member
    February 21

    Thanks for the well-wishes, everyone! I (And I'm sure my fellow guides will agree) look forward to working with the Forum Hosts to get more new members settled; It's a real privilege to be working alongside such wonderful people on such a wonderful role. Thank you!

  • February 21

    I know for certain that I felt very welcome when I joined, but nevertheless I'm sure this will be awesome for any newcomers. Excellent addition to the site

  • Member
    February 25

    Way to go, all three of you. This is a marvelous addition to the site and I can’t think of anyone more suitable to the role.