New MVPs!

by Wryxian | 04/06/2010 10:44:15

Wryxian

Dear World of Warcraft Community,

As you may already be aware, our MVP program is a way for us to reward active, constructive and helpful players participating on the European World of Warcraft forums. We provide MVPs with a special avatar that will identify them as such, and also their posts appear in green text. This is intended to be a fun opportunity for our MVPs as well as to give our community an additional communication channel.

It has been a while since we added any new MVPs, but now we are doing exactly that. So no longer will Adnaw be the only green text in the forums, as she is now joined by:

Celiby, Shammoz & Lobotomy

Please can you give them a warm welcome :-)

"I am more than a fish, I am more than a man!"

Community Team - English

by Wryxian | 04/06/2010 10:44:39

Wryxian

Q. Why was the MVP Program created?

A. Members of the Community Team have often responded to questions that players can and do answer just as easily. However, at times, answers by players would go completely ignored while the original poster sought a "blue" response, not trusting what their fellows told them.

In order to solve the problem, we instituted a program that has shown great success on Blizzard's forums in the past: the MVP (Most Valuable Poster) Program. This tag next to players who have answered players' questions consistently and accurately lends a note of credibility to what they post; it allows players seeking answers to take what they say at face value

Q. What does an MVP do?

A. An MVP continues to do what they've already been doing: promoting constructive posting wherever they can. They contribute to the community and encourage polite discussion throughout the forums. When you see an MVP post, listen to what they have to say -- they were chosen for their knowledge of the game, also.

Q. Why didn't you select _____, someone who always gives great constructive feedback on X subject?

A. Please understand that MVPs are not class representatives or community representatives in that sense; they are not chosen for their ability to criticise game mechanics and give feedback. They certainly can do this (and many do). The members of the Community Team are still the vehicles through which you should submit feedback by posting on these forums. We do not have a class representative system in place at this time and would prefer to hear all players' feedback instead of a select few.

Q. Why aren't the MVPs all level 80s?

A. You do not have to have a level 80 to answer the majority of questions on these forums clearly and accurately. You do not need a level 80 to be able to direct players to the appropriate page on the website for their question, or to link to an answer already given by Blizzard. The "you must have a level 80 to post something useful" perception is largely false, and not something we wish to perpetuate. Again, this partially stems back to the idea that MVPs are in fact community representatives who are giving feedback for the playerbase, which is untrue.

Q. How can I become an MVP?

A. Keep posting constructively, answering questions about the game, and encouraging discussion (and no, that doesn't mean giving a post a title and then saying "Discuss.") throughout the forums -- we'll take notice. Following the Code of Conduct would be an important part of it, as well.

Q. Who are the current MVPs for the English EU forum?

A. The current MVPs are now:

Adnaw
Shammoz
Celiby
Lobotomy

[ Post edited by Wryxian ]


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Community Team - English

by Vaneras | 04/06/2010 10:48:19

Vaneras

/highfive Celiby
/highfive Shammoz
/highfive Lobotomy

Welcome dudes! Nice to get some more green text around here :-)

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by Tailyda | 04/06/2010 10:49:07

Tailyda

Woo greens! \0/

Congratulations and very well deserved. :)

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by Tailyda | 04/06/2010 10:52:14

Tailyda


Q u o t e:
Isn't the swing reserverd for you Tally?

Yay for typing on a pc which has a FPS of ~ 1!


It's a one-time special treat... ;)

IGCS Forum Representative • EN

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Oscar Wilde
"

by Slorkuz | 04/06/2010 10:53:56

Slorkuz

Welcome Celiby, Shammoz & Lobotomy!

Congratulations on your new-found green text!

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by Wryxian | 04/06/2010 10:55:16

Wryxian

Greetings new MVPs :-) Nice to have some new green text here in our forums!

"I am more than a fish, I am more than a man!"

Community Team - English

by Irylinne | 04/06/2010 10:56:43

Irylinne

*throws confetti* Grats! :D


Q u o t e:

hope you all have nibble fingers

Only if they're the chocolately kind, ... or bamboo!

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by Katriedna | 04/06/2010 10:56:58

Katriedna

A big warm welcome to all of you: Celiby, Shammoz and Lobotomy!

Let's have a round of non-alcoholic shandies here to celebrate!!

Congratulations! :D


Community Team, Spanish

by Джимкаа | 04/06/2010 11:04:13

Джимкаа

Yay! More green guys!

Gratz Celiby, Shammoz & Lobotomy! Good luck with green posting! ;)

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by Katriedna | 04/06/2010 11:12:21

Katriedna


Q u o t e:


But aren't non-alcoholic beverages against the Dwarven drinking policy?


Yeah, but summer is coming and we want to be in shape! ^_^

Community Team, Spanish

by Natryndon | 04/06/2010 15:03:23

Natryndon

I just thought I would pop in here and congratulate all of you.

Shammoz, you are the champion of one of the most helpful threads ever to appear on these forums and Celiby's patient and helpful spirit makes our day to day work much easier. You all work towards making this game as [EPIC] an experience as possible and for that I /salute you.

Well done and keep up the great work.

Natryndon - IGCS Forum Representative

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by Kropacius | 04/06/2010 16:17:29

Kropacius

Hello to all you new peoples, maybe I'll see you in the Tech domain soon enough.

Tech Gnomes Away!

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by Gelmkar | 04/06/2010 16:33:53

Gelmkar

Hi,

Well done :)

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by Nerimash | 04/06/2010 16:45:02

Nerimash

Welcome, Men in Green!

Congratulations. :)

Community Team - French

by Tanenkar | 04/06/2010 17:36:28

Tanenkar

Congratulations to the new MVPs from the Pandas around the world!

Well deserved green text, amazing job from you all. :)

- Representante de los Maestros de Juego en el foro -

"El único egoísmo aceptable es el de procurar que todos estén bien para estar uno mejor."

by Thundgot | 04/06/2010 17:53:27

Thundgot

New MVPs? Yum.

Welcome! Now, into the cauldron. One at a time, please.

Community Team - English
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by Nephadne | 04/06/2010 18:04:18

Nephadne

A slightly late addition from me, but congratulations to all three of you.

Lobotomy I do not yet know, but it’s always a pleasure having Shammoz and Celiby around on the CS Forum (along with many of our other regulars, of course), and I look forward to a touch more colour about the place. ^.^

Keep up the excellent work, guys. :)

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by Nephadne | 04/06/2010 18:49:01

Nephadne


Q u o t e:
After all I did specifically ask a GM to poke you last time I was speaking to one...... ^^
Haha, I was indeed poked following on from your request! ^.^

I’m also still awaiting news of your big kill so I can pass the info back around. ;p

CS Forum Representative

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by Nephadne | 04/06/2010 22:28:27

Nephadne


Q u o t e:
It has begun!

http://forums.wow-europe.com/thread.html?topicId=13516489152&sid=1
Nothing to see there. Move along now!

-.-

CS Forum Representative

"This jam was made with fruit that agreed to be jam in the first place... volunteer fruit, also known as free-range fruit, allowed to casually chat to chickens."

by Nephadne | 04/06/2010 22:36:21

Nephadne


Q u o t e:
Silly Neph :-P <3
And I managed never to mess up before, even with the Draenei twins… It must be repressed jealousy over the new avatars! :p

Apologies anyway, Celiby. ;)

CS Forum Representative

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