Tuesday, January 4, 2011

2011 Linkshell Address (Tentative Rough Draft)

Note that this address has yet to be voted on and needs a 3/4 passing from Leadership and Senior Officers to go into effect. Here is a proposal I plan on submitting to the other leaders.

2011 Linkshell Address:


2011 Viva Eorzea Administration:

Leader/Shellholder:
Grover Eyeveen

Co-Leader:

Ricocant Tribal

Senior LS Advisers/Officers:
Nekovivie Uhlrahzi
Bellock Uhlrahzi

Recruitment Officers:
Manny Fresh
Crevox Shadeseer
Sean Helios

Viva Eorzea Members:

Viva Eorzea Linkshell Member List (September 22, 2010-January 3, 2011)
Viva Eorzea Member List (January 3, 2011-Present)

Linkshell Website:

Viva Eorzea Linkshell/Company on GuildPortal
Viva Eorzea Linkshell/Company on Facebook

Shift of Linkshells:

Due to the original linkshell capping at 128 members, we were forced to rebuild on a totally new linkshell, simply called "Viva Eorzea" rather than "Viva Eorzea Linkshell". This was done to weed out the inactive* players that have quit the game, make room for new players that want to join, and to maintain enough room for PlayStation 3 players that join later this year when that version is released.

From the shift in linkshells, there was no change in leadership positions for active members. Any inactive recruitment officers have been demoted, and will return to regular members if they return in the future.

Viva Eorzea's Objective:

Viva Eorzea was developed in July of 2010 to make a fun linkshell for any and all members willing to play Final Fantasy XIV. It was gathered by a Facebook invite to many different people who came from many different backgrounds as means to play together at launch. We welcome those of all skill levels, job levels, crafts, what have you. We are all in this for the long haul while the game goes through this year of transformation, and hopefully we see this game bloom into something special and memorable!

New Recruitment Policy:

The linkshell expanded in September to include people of Figaro Server and has a policy of open recruitment. At first, we were willing to accept any and everyone as long as they follow simple online courtesy, but due to the uncovering of the unfortunate 128 member linkshell cap, we have a new policy of having members seek us out rather than seeking for prospective members. For this reason we will no longer shout for members, but still welcome new linkshell members, friends of current members, and those who find us from online websites such as ZAM, FFXIVCore, and the like are encouraged to join.

Prospective Recruiters:

If you are interested in becoming a recruitment officer, please talk to a leader, co-leader, or senior officer.
You may be subject to an interview by leaders and/or officers, and if 3/4 agree, you will be promoted to a recruitment officer. Recruitment officers do not get any special rules except to welcome members upon request or free will. Please do not shout for recruits. (As per the new recruitment policy.)

Unless asked to by a leader, senior officer, or another member, recruiters will be held responsible for the people they invite into the linkshell. Excessive rudeness among new members is not tolerated. Excessive 'trolling' of new members is also not tolerated.

New Linkshell Policies:

*Subject to change depending on how Companies will be implemented in the future.

Unless it's a dire emergency*, suggestions for ways to improve a linkshell should be sent to a leader or senior officer. It will then be considered and if it passes by 3/4 of the leaders and senior officers, it will go into effect.

Dire Emergency - One of which takes immediate action.

Can include (but not limited to):
-Banning/Suspension of/Forced Removal of Linkshell Members*
-Moving to another linkshell (Immediate)

*Removal or banning of any current linkshell member means that a reason must be submitted in writing to the linkshell leadership the day the event took place.


Inactivity:

Viva Eorzea's definition of 'Inactive': Any linkshell member who has been inactive for two months or more is considered to be inactive. Inactive members may be removed from the roster unless a notice is given ahead of time. Inactive members who are removed from the linkshell are welcome to return to the linkshell at any time if they return given that the 128 member cap is not reached.

This rule may change in the future when better linkshell options are available for the game. This section may be revised in the future.

Rule Changes:

The Viva Eorzea Linkshell Leadership (Includes: Leader, Co-Leader, Senior Advisers) has and reserves the right to modify these rules at any given time, given that the changes pass with a 75% majority with leaders.

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