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EarlG

(22,018 posts)
Wed Mar 1, 2023, 11:54 AM Mar 2023

We are now accepting new volunteers to serve on the MIR Team from March - June 2023 [View all]

This discussion thread was locked by EarlG (a host of the Announcements group).

Volunteers who wish to help keep DU running smoothly should consider joining the Malicious Intruder Removal Team (MIR Team). The role of MIR Team members is simple: they are empowered to revoke the posting privileges of people who show up at DU with the intent to disrupt.

Members of the MIR Team are provided with tools to delete spam posted by people who have had their posting privileges revoked, but they are NOT responsible for removing community standards violations, locking threads, or dealing with violations of DU's Terms of Service wherever they may occur.

If you are a DU member with at least six months of membership, at least 1,000 posts, and proof of identity (ie. you are a Star member) then you can apply to be a member of the MIR Team.

How do I apply?

Simple: just post in this thread to let us know that you'd like to give it a try, and you could be selected by the Admins. There is no application form to fill out, and no confidentiality agreement to sign. MIR Team members do not have access to any privileged information about other DU members.

We plan to introduce the new MIR Team on Wednesday, March 8.

NOTE: If you are a current MIR Team member who is eligible to serve next term, please do not state your intentions in this thread. Instead, use the thread in the MIRT forum. Thanks.

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I would like to serve again, EarlG. brer cat Mar 2023 #1
I'm willing, but I don't have 1000 posts. 1WorldHope Mar 2023 #2
same with me blueknight73 Mar 2023 #14
I would love to, MarineCombatEngineer Mar 2023 #3
Same here. FoxNewsSucks Mar 2023 #4
If it's any help, you participate GP6971 Mar 2023 #23
Can I ban all my trolls? ItsjustMe Mar 2023 #5
I would like to serve again mcar Mar 2023 #6
I'm willing to serve again! FireUpChips10 Mar 2023 #7
OK I would like to. Thank you. n/t Pete Ross Junior Mar 2023 #8
This message was self-deleted by its author sabbat hunter Mar 2023 #9
It has been a long time for me. sheshe2 Mar 2023 #10
I'm willing to serve, if you'll have me. MoonRiver Mar 2023 #11
I'd like to serve again. ShazzieB Mar 2023 #12
Is there further reading I could do someplace about the MIR team? Prairie_Seagull Mar 2023 #13
Well, Delphinus Mar 2023 #16
Notthing yet, If i get an email I will let you know. Prairie_Seagull Mar 2023 #18
The time commitment is up to you. brer cat Mar 2023 #29
You'll need one piece of equipment is all. KS Toronado Mar 2023 #40
I volunteer again DashOneBravo Mar 2023 #15
I would like to serve again. ificandream Mar 2023 #17
Willing to serve, EarlG SheltieLover Mar 2023 #19
I'm ready to give it another go. Bleacher Creature Mar 2023 #20
Willing to try to do it, even though I don't know how. Hermit-The-Prog Mar 2023 #21
There is a lot of info for you to read there. sheshe2 Mar 2023 #22
Thanks for the encouragement. Hermit-The-Prog Mar 2023 #24
It is clear... sheshe2 Mar 2023 #25
Lots of info to read & more experienced folks are most helpful! SheltieLover Mar 2023 #38
I am willing Delphinus Mar 2023 #26
I'll give it a try (finally) nt RussBLib Mar 2023 #27
I would like to be considered to serve again Jim G. Mar 2023 #28
announcements zanjolo Mar 2023 #30
Almost NowISeetheLight Mar 2023 #31
I think I'll volunteer meow2u3 Mar 2023 #32
Count me in canetoad Mar 2023 #33
This message was self-deleted by its author littlemissmartypants Mar 2023 #34
Hello Earl, I would like to give it a try as a long time DUer. akbacchus_BC Mar 2023 #35
I'm in Canada and have been serving on MIRT... Spazito Mar 2023 #36
We have a Canadian on MIRT right now BumRushDaShow Mar 2023 #37
Ya know what? MarineCombatEngineer Mar 2023 #39
Ok EarlG, without trying to hard youv'e lassoed me. Prairie_Seagull Mar 2023 #41
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