On Groups and Moderating
I have no intentions of joining any more RP Groups on deviantart. And I most definitely have no plans on ever moderating one again.
A few notes to current/future mods for RP groups. They get far too large and far too cliquey and near-impossible to keep track of every single character after a point. Especially so for the moderation team. 100-plus member groups often get overwhelmed by said members, and it's even worse for the groups that try to keep track of statistical things for every single character. Having to add, remove and edit a bunch of charts and lists (and graphical things) constantly eats away at your own participation timeframes. It's not that the mods don't want to play with the members, but that the way the groups are set up often makes it really time-crunchy to even do so.
Eventually, the members may get bored and refuse to do anything, even if you offer them rewards for participation. And no matter how much you try, that more than likely will not change. Most groups don