Members or staff - who posts more?

Discussion in 'Member and Staff Management' started by Tyler, May 20, 2009.

  1. Tyler

    Tyler The Badministrator

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    Just out of curiosity, who's got the most posts on your forum, the members or people from the staff?

    The general pattern I see is the top poster list on a forum will usually consist of some kind of colored username with rarely any completely regular member accounts up there. That is either because the staff just post more because they're staff and that is what they should be doing, or because if a regular member makes that many posts, enough to outnumber anyone else on the forum including it's owners and moderators, they usually get some sort of a promotion.

    Maybe we can get a little list going. Just number 1-5 or 1-10 and for each one label their role in your forum.

    Example:

    1. Owner
    2. Member
    3. Moderator
    4. Moderator
    5. Member
     
  2. Chris

    Chris Regular Member

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    Generally, I see the following pattern when it comes to posting activity:
    • Owner
    • Member
    • Staff Member
    • Staff Member
    • Member
    • Member
    • Member
    • Staff Member
    ... and so on. The staff team on my primary discussion forum tend to be very active, but it all evens out.
     
  3. 50calray

    50calray Grand Master

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    Well my site is still small so I tend to post a lot so it doesn't just idle. Now it worked out that I have multiple accounts but a lot of my members know about these accounts. I like to switch accounts sometimes so guest don't see the same name over and over again.

    1) Mod/owner
    2) Members
    3) Admin/owner
    4) Members
     
  4. Nick

    Nick Regular Member

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    Interesting thread.

    Here's mine:

    1. Moderator
    2. Member
    3. Administrator (Me)
    4. Moderator
    5. Member
    6. Member
    7. Member (Former Moderator)
    8. Moderator
    9. Member
    10. Member
    11. Moderator
    12. Moderator
    As you can see, all five of my moderators are within the top 12 posters. Just for statistics' sake, the difference in post count from number one on that list to number twelve is 2,751. Big difference, IMO.
    I've also marked users that have donated to the forum in orange, as I think donations symbolize a dedication to the community.
     
  5. BananaQueen

    BananaQueen Grand Master

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    ours on one forum goes

    admin
    owner
    mod
    admin
    member
    member (ex staff)
    member
    member
    member

    on the other

    owner (no longer posting)
    global mod
    admin
    member
    mod
    vip
    member
    member
    member
    member
     
  6. Ryan Ashbrook

    Ryan Ashbrook Regular Member

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    Mine:

    Member (Former Admin)
    Admin
    Mod
    Admin (Me)
    Admin
    Member
    Member
    Member
    Mod
    Member
     

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