Thank you for your time, as well.
As I think more on the subject of my Regency, perhaps a dedicated thread would be in order. Yes, I will be making one soon, outlining the views of my Party in more detail.
A helpful hand is always welcome, and I don't discourage helping others, especially new members, at all. However, I don't think the site itself needs any sort of overhaul. One thing that does come to mind is perhaps a brief survey of those creating new accounts that asks "What sort of topics do you find interesting?" The user answers, and the site guides them to those forums. It's been a long time since I joined, and if I remember, there wasn't such a feature in place. I don't know what sorts of challenges new members face nowadays, but my integration into ATS society was fairly easy, even without such a "here are some topics that match your interests" feature.
If I am to be Regent, I see myself as the voice of the common ATS member. As Regent, I would have the ability to voice the concerns of every ATS'er directly to the site and be guaranteed recognition and response. My voice would carry weight and demand attention, not for my own sake, but for the sake of every member.
I am not really what one calls a "grammar nazi". My remarks about such were made in jest. Truthfully, I prefer speaking, reading and writing things that are spoken and written properly. Some people do not take the time to formulate grammatically sound posts in which to convey their ideas. A person could have the best idea in the world and if it is poorly written, then who will listen? One's grammar and spelling do not necessarily reflect the legitimacy of what they have to say, but generally speaking, people do pay more attention to a well written essay than to a jumble of run-on sentences with no clear paragraphs. I think any one who esteems to become Regent of ATS would agree with me on this matter.
I do see myself as one who would advocate for all members of ATS, without regard to race, creed, ignorance or intelligence levels. First of all, race and creed mean nothing to me in terms of how important one person may be. Ignorance is a crutch, and is eliminated with knowledge. Intelligence is not an easily definable trait, but I can safely say that most here at ATS are of average to above-average intelligence levels. Even so, if the mentally retarded voice their opinion to me, I will listen.
I take tasks seriously. Even though my initial post regarding ATS Regency was written in satire, I honestly believe I would be a great member to be called Regent. In the real world, I have worked in charge of projects before and I always listen to my teams. No one is ever overlooked and every idea is always taken into account. I would take my job seriously as Regent, and always strive for excellence and the betterment of our community.
Again, thank you for taking time to interview me.
Thank you for providing me this opportunity to address the good people of ATS and shed some light on any concerns they might have. I would also like to say you have been a Top Notch Political Correspondent and ATS is fortunate to have you.
To be blunt, I would not do anything to prevent the Apocalypse. Since bringing about the annihilation of Mankind is my ultimate goal it would be counterproductive to try and prevent it if the opportunity arose. But to put some fears at ease, the endgame for my plans will not culminate for at least another 20 years or so. I enjoy ATS as much as anyone so I will endeavor to not cause any disruptions until bitter fiery end.
Well if I can manipulate any wars to further my own goals, it would be irresponsible of me not to do so. But outside of Trolls and Flame wars I don't see any such skirmishes causing trouble here on ATS. In that event though, I would offer my services and advice to the Administrators and Moderators and supports them in any way I could.
As anyone can see our Moderators are fighting an uphill battle, 5 miles each way in the snow. I think it is everyone's responsibility to aid the misguided and confused. It generally only takes a few minutes of your time and ATS is a better place for it. I know it can be tempting to throw up a quick witty comment and be on your way, I have been guilty of it now and then. No one is perfect (as evidenced by our continued existence) but a little effort goes a long way. These are things everyone should be doing though. I think the main role of ATS Regent should be a consolidated voice to the site admins. To address concerns and questions in a coherent manner without overwhelming them in a nonsensical roar.
Good question, it is human nature to avoid extinction but I think our citizens will come around in the end. Overall I think my party is doing well considering how understaffed we are compared to some of the other parties. I am also about to unleash new Ad campaign that I think is going to be well recieved.
Not really, no significant debates have been held yet outside of someones preference for sub-par scotch. Some of the more productive exchanges seem to take place after my bedtime, but that is a timezone issue that will have to be worked around.
Not at all, I find their antics to be very humorous. I do feel sorry for that poor chicken though, you see he time traveled in an alternate dimension that has no bearing on this one. He is going to be so disappointed when he finds out.
I think so, I also know how to have serious fun and I take my fun very seriously. I am deadly serious when I say I intend to do everything in power to keep ATS the shining beacon of knowledge and ideas that we have all come to enjoy.
ATS is in no need of any changes. I think it is just fine the way it is. Outside of the points I addressed earlier, I have no intention of changing a thing.
Thank you for taking the time to interview me and I look forward to working with you in the future.
Originally posted by OpinionatedB
The next two interviews will be from twohawks and realspoke.... as soon as possible, but I warn everyone it will probably be tommorow... I am a bit tired
Why did I decide to run for regent? Well one day I was sitting there thinking my thoughts when, suddenly, I had an idea. What would happen if my thoughts suddenly flew through the air?
This is my wish. My dream. And it's coming true.
When your car is broken down and needs fixing, do you take the task upon yourself? Probably not! You call in an expert to handle the situation!
Therefore the same logic applies for ATS. One must call in an expert outsider to prevent total chaos. It's the only way.
Yes, and I am as harmless as pie. Pie that has been cooled on a windowsill and consumed by a happy family of six. That's me in a nutshell. Pie... pieshell. Me in a pieshell.
With my new title I would gain the ability to act more pretentious than ever. I would take it upon myself to scoff at the filthy titleless scum whenever the opportunity presents itself.
I'll make sure to put the plebeians in their place, you can count on that.
Once there was a tree who could not grow. He was otherwise healthy and had a huge tree dong but he was short and fat and nobody loved him. Then a big tornado came along and high winds knocked down every tree ever, except him. Now he feeds on their decayed remains.
This is me. Every day. My name is Nosred.
I don't have a reason for anything I do.
Now I wish to ask YOU an interview question!
What's your take on the supposedly upcoming topless feet trend?