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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #40 on: January 21, 2011, 06:55:31 PM »
"Yes, I have no interest in being nice to people, but for a free sticker or water bottle I'll pretend for a while" - is that really a plausible scenario???
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #41 on: January 21, 2011, 07:00:19 PM »
@Stevie - of course if someone wants to do it with or without the incentive, that's fine. I'm not saying someone should or shouldn't, to me the fact that they want to help is enough, I just don't think anyone should get uptight about an incentive being offered, like someone getting (say it's a water bottle) to help out has any significance in the universe?
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #42 on: January 21, 2011, 07:06:13 PM »
I'd be cautious about using the word "uptight". While I disagree with Kendall, I understand her concern. However, my faith in those who have guided APK is enough that I don't worry about who they pick to be Ambassadors.

Edit: I don't mean to step on your toes M2, but I just don't want something that I feel could be extremely helpful to the community to start a dispute among the members.
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #43 on: January 21, 2011, 07:08:02 PM »
I have had friends who have did something for charity just to have their name published on a website.
however
knowing this community and the people who are applying, I was kinda extreme in my stances.  Fears are irrational.  Like I said in previous posts, I would've been always been totally fine with it if not for that little added incentive.  I know people are doing it to really help, but maybe I only want people who would apply without even knowing that.  If all the same people would apply and be chosen, then what's the problem?
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #44 on: January 21, 2011, 07:25:45 PM »
I guess I'm just overly sensitive to people being overly sensitive :P  There are a lot of things in life that are worth fighting for, finding out what you believe in is one thing, finding out what is worth fighting for (and where you fight will have the intended, or better a positive, outcome) is entirely another.

I can guarantee that we are not picking the ambassadors based on who we think wants a prize. :)
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #45 on: January 21, 2011, 07:27:23 PM »
I can guarantee that we are not picking the ambassadors based on who we think wants a prize. :)

see this is what I totally overlooked initially.  my b =P
my argument was pretty much dealing with those applying, when in reality they'd never have the opportunity due to the transparency of their lame intentions
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #46 on: January 21, 2011, 07:28:22 PM »
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #47 on: January 21, 2011, 07:39:02 PM »
Hm, interesting. Curious, but how do you determine if someone is eligible for this? Post count? In any case, I do like to help where I can, but I'm not frequent enough. I also have a tendency to push buttons, whether buttons pressed were meant to help I would leave to someone elses decision.

In any case, still interesting. Would like to see who gets it and why.

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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #48 on: January 21, 2011, 07:41:19 PM »
Hm, interesting. Curious, but how do you determine if someone is eligible for this? Post count? In any case, I do like to help where I can, but I'm not frequent enough. I also have a tendency to push buttons, whether buttons pressed were meant to help I would leave to someone elses decision.

In any case, still interesting. Would like to see who gets it and why.

Its most definitely not going to be by post count. APK is monitored by many Mods and Admins, who see pretty much everything that goes down on here. They know who are the right people ;)
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #49 on: January 21, 2011, 07:41:32 PM »
Hm, interesting. Curious, but how do you determine if someone is eligible for this? Post count? In any case, I do like to help where I can, but I'm not frequent enough.

post count means nothing, it's about quallity not quantity =P
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #50 on: January 21, 2011, 07:42:20 PM »
post count means nothing, it's about quallity not quantity =P

My comment was mostly sarcasm or a joke, depending on how you take it.

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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #51 on: January 21, 2011, 07:51:11 PM »
Look at it this way, whoever is dedicated to these positions will make it so that you can spend more time in socialize :D

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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #52 on: January 21, 2011, 07:57:45 PM »
How many Ambassadors will you be accepting?

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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #53 on: January 21, 2011, 08:02:49 PM »
IF these Ambassadors do a good enough job that I have to spend my time in Socialize... Please do not do that to me.

In any case, I trust our mods and admins to choose wisely. I'm just giving them a hard time. Regardless of the choices (and admittely, I won't be applying), I'll still be doing what I can to assist.

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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #54 on: January 21, 2011, 09:21:33 PM »
oh lawd
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #55 on: January 22, 2011, 05:57:32 AM »
oh lawd
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #56 on: January 22, 2011, 07:48:22 AM »
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I'll still be doing what I can to assist.

Right on!!

This doesn't mean that anyone else can't or shouldn't continue to be friendly, it's basically just another level that will allow new people to easily recognize some people as being there specifically to help.

Everyone should continue to be their usually friendly and helpful selves. Some people will just be beaten if they don't  :-Sarcasm

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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #57 on: January 22, 2011, 03:12:38 PM »
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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #58 on: January 22, 2011, 04:48:33 PM »
I signed up!

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Re: APK Forum Ambassador Program
« Reply #59 on: January 22, 2011, 05:51:49 PM »
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