These are a list of questions I get asked frequently, so please read through these before PMing me. Thanks!How do I become a moderator?
There is an FAQ at the top of the Questions and Assistance forum. Make sure to read the entire FAQ because there are certain requirements you have to meet in order to become a moderator.FAQ Link with Moderator ApplicationSomeone asked for my password and claims I will be banned if I don't give it to them. What do I do?
Gaia staff will never
ask you for your passwords. If someone is asking for your password, no matter who they claim to be, report them immediately. If you are asked for your password in a private message, click the report button at the top of the private message. If this happened in the forums, report the individual post that asks for the password. If the original poster is asking for your password, report the thread at the bottom of the page.How can I tell if someone is really a moderator or admin?
Admins, developers/artists, moderators, and forum assistants all have colored names. For more detailed information on spotting Gaia staff, read this announcement
.Oh no! I've been hacked! What do I do?
If you have been hacked, please fill out a hacking report
. PMing a moderator will not help you to get your things back, so make sure you report the hacking there. Also, moderators are very busy, so try to be patient once you fill out the report. PMing one ore multiple moderators will not make the process go any faster.Oh no! I've been scammed! What do I do?
If you have been scammed, please fill out a scamming report
. PMing a moderator will not help you to get your things back, so make sure you report the hacking there. Also, moderators are very busy, so try to be patient once you fill out the report. PMing one ore multiple moderators will not make the process go any faster. Oh no! I've been banned! What do I do?
If you have been banned, you need to fill out a ticket
. Moderators do not handle ban appeals, so asking a moderator to unban your account will only result in us telling you to file a ticket. If you would like more information on your ban, though, you can definitely PM me, and I will be happy to explain the circumstances surrounding the ban.My ticket has not been looked at since I filed three weeks ago. What do I do?
We ask that you please be patient when filing tickets. The help center gets a lot of traffic, and sometimes tickets can take some time to resolve. Messaging a moderator about your ticket will not get it handled faster since moderators are assigned to report queues, not the ticket queues.I heard mods have a super-secret item generator. Is this true?
If this was true, I wouldn't need my art shop! Moderators have to work for their gold just like everyone else.