Just a little more information on some of the various icons you see before names in-game:
Gold Crown - Jagex Moderator, paid staff member Silver Crown - Player Moderator, volunteer position Blue Star - Premium Member, paid for a year's subscription + bonus materials Silver Star - Player Moderator with Premium Gray Dumbell - Ironman account Red Skull - Hardcore Ironman accountOoh, a light at the end of the tunnel...
...Do you think I should get off the tracks?
"So what is it you actually look for when recruiting?
Okay, so there are a few stages we need to consider.
1st Stage - Initial Thoughts We look for friendly, helpful players. We look for players that appear to possess the same qualities we look for in a J-Mod. We want players to be themselves. Natural qualities we look for include: - Patience - Understanding - Maturity - The ability to communicate effectively with P-mods and J-mods
- Positive and constructive posts/comments
- Friendliness - Approachable - Active in game/in the community/on social networks"
Note that being positive and constructive to the Jagex games and community is a
. Perhaps all Pmods., Fmods or wannabes should better understand that THIS IS A REQUIREMENT for being a mod.
Don't forget this very important requirement of role, all Pmods and Fmods.
''Player Moderators (colloquially PMods or just mods) are RuneScape players chosen specifically by Jagex staff due to their commitment to the in-game community. They are ambassadors of the game and help to maintain an enjoyable in-game environment.'' - Rswiki
Just play the game, follow the rules, be yourself and helpful and you're already a good candidate. You shouldn't really play to have the goal of becoming a Pmod, I mean the only difference between a PMOD and a player is the ability to mute and the crown that appears in the chat. Being Pmod basically just shows that you are or have been acknowledged by Jagex as a positive, helpful and useful resource to the community that are promoting the values Jagex believe in.