I recently was posting my recruitment ad in the chatrooms. In one of the chatrooms, there was an individual who threw a fit about my posting ads in a room that wasn’t AR. They reported me for “Spamming”, even though I only posted it ONCE. They said it was “against the rules” for me to post there.
Now, the reason I’m telling this story is simple. I’m here to vouch for the members of struggling Alliances needing members. There is NO rule that says “Thou shalt not recruit here”.
I understand that the AR chatroom exists for a reason. I understand that Peer Support and Off-Topic are dedicated to talking with other players. BUT! There is no reason why anyone shouldn’t have the freedom to post an ad in a room other than AR. As long as the person isn’t spamming, it is not disruptive to the chat in that room. When you post your ad in other rooms, it has a higher chance of being seen. In AR and General chats, it is typically moving so fast, anything said is swept away too quickly to be seen.
I find it interesting that normal chatting is “allowed” in AR, but ads are not “allowed” in other rooms.
If the person who GTFO’d me from Peer Support was so serious, then they should make sure there is nothing but bland chatting in General, nothing but support in Peer Support, nothing but ads in AR, and nothing but chatting in Off-Topic.
ONE person posting ONE ad in another chatroom should not create an uproar. The person who wanted me out for being “disruptive” caused more disruption than I did just because they threw a fit about it.
- To the people who hate recruiters: If you don’t like my ad, block me. There’s no point in GTFO’ing me or throwing a childish fit just because of one small ad.
I said all that becuase I want to spread awareness. There is no rule that says you are not allowed to post ads in other rooms.