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Discussion in 'Becoming an Editor' started by LewisSellers, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. LewisSellers

    LewisSellers New Member

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    Hi There,

    I applied to become an editor a couple of months ago and was rejected on the basis that I hadn't revealed all the sites I was affiliated with. I was encouraged to resubmit my application again disclosing all the sites I've worked with and I should be successful.

    I resubmitted my application but I haven't received a response yet as to the whether I have been approved or not.

    Details of the application are below:

    Application number: opendir - 43e70e7bf4a10d1bf9d24bc243375c46
    Category applied for: http://www.dmoz.org/Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/North_Yorkshire/Harrogate/Business_and_Economy/Computers_and_Internet/Web_Design_and_Development/
    Date Applied: 26/06/2010
    Editor Name: LewisSellers

    I look forward to hearing from you with a view to being a part of the DMOZ Community!

    Kind Regards
    Lewis Sellers
     
  2. pvgool

    pvgool DMOZ Meta DMOZ Meta

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    It has been rejected. As far as I can see for the same reasons as the first attempt.

    I advise you to read all pages of the Editor Guidelines before applying again.
     
  3. LewisSellers

    LewisSellers New Member

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    Hi There,

    Ok, I was rejected on my first attempt for not displaying all the sites I'm affiliated with, but I have disclosed all of these second time around.

    I did apply for a category that one of my sites will be listed in. I know this isn't liked, but I did write in my application that I thought the site would be listed anyway.

    Would you recommend me applying for a completely different category unrelated to any of my sites?

    Any information would be much appreciated. I've read through the guidelines various times and that is the only part I believe I fall down on.

    Kind Regards
    Lewis
     
  4. jimnoble

    jimnoble DMOZ Meta DMOZ Meta

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    We don't mind an applicant owning a website that could be listed in the requested category - provided that it's declared.
     
  5. LewisSellers

    LewisSellers New Member

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    Ok perfect, thank you for your help.

    I'll apply again under the same category and hope that I fill everything out correctly.

    Many thanks
    Lewis
     
  6. LewisSellers

    LewisSellers New Member

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    I've applied again today. Fingers crossed!

    Kind Regards
    Lewis
     
  7. LewisSellers

    LewisSellers New Member

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    Hi There,

    I haven't received a reply to my application yet and I just wondered if there had been any updates on it:

    Application number: opendir - b559d0cc504942d0f8a9978633243291
    Category applied for: http://www.dmoz.org/...nd_Development/
    Date Applied: 12/08/2010
    Editor Name: LewisSellers

    I've tried a few times to apply to become an editor and I know I'd do a good job of checking sites over and ensuring they had a well written description.

    If you could provide an update and let me know what the status is along with feedback, that would be much appreciated.

    Kind Regards
    Lewis Sellers
     
  8. pvgool

    pvgool DMOZ Meta DMOZ Meta

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    It was declined.
    I doubt a new application will ever be accepted.
    I will and can not tell you anything more (nor can any other editor). So need need to ask. Let's say: you and DMOZ do not match.
     
  9. LewisSellers

    LewisSellers New Member

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    Hi There,

    Ok, is there a reason why a new application would never be accepted?

    I'm a little confused as to this response. I was told in my first application to reapply and I'd have a good chance of being accepted, however, I've now been told that I don't match DMOZ? Any clarification would be great. I just want to know what the reason is behind me never being accepted.

    Regards
    Lewis
     
  10. motsa

    motsa DMOZ Admin DMOZ Admin

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    Unfortunately, we aren't able to give any clarification other than to say that we don't tell people not to reapply frivolously and generally only do it when it's clear that the applicant and the goals of the project do not mesh.
     
  11. jimnoble

    jimnoble DMOZ Meta DMOZ Meta

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    There's only one really - objectives incompatible with ours.
     
  12. LewisSellers

    LewisSellers New Member

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    Hi There,

    Ok, thank you for the response.

    It's a real shame that as I was looking forward to helping out in the DMOZ community.

    Thanks for the answer anyway.

    Regards
    Lewis
     

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