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 Post subject: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: March 25th, 2008, 7:58 pm 
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Tech Writer
RS P2P Writer

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Tech Writer

One who is applying for the tech writer position must have an interest and passion in technology. They must be willing to dabble in new software experiences and give reviews on these new pieces of software. They must also be able to report breaking tech stories if they ever should happen. A tech writer must also be familiar with Windows. Experience with Linux or Mac OS is also preferred but not required.

Gaming Writer

If you're interested in the gaming writer positon you must have an active interest in games and current gaming news. Owning one of the current top line consoles (360, PS3) and at least semi-constant access to new games is a must. We will expect you to write games reviews and cover gaming news.

RS P2P Writer

Must be able to cover RS updates (so must have membership) regularly.

Along with all the above requirements you must have good english with competent spelling and be able to use grammar correctly. Previous writing experience (in a school paper) is desirable but not required.

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Runescape Name:
Runescape Status: (F2P/P2P)
Real Life Name:
Age:
Location/Timezone:
Past Writing Experience:


If you are applying for the Tech Writer position please write a 500 word article (no more than 1500 words) on a recent tech story that suits your area of interest (note when we say tech, it can be anything, ranging from software, news, to AI programming). Also with your essay please include your current operating system and if you have used or use any variants of Linux or Mac OS.


If you are applying for the Gaming Writer position please write a 500 word review (no more than 1500 words) of the game that you have most recently bought. If you have an Xbox 360 it would be beneficial to have Live so you can test the online component of games. Also include your primary console/gaming device and any other game systems you may have.

If you are applying for the P2P Writer position please write a 500 word article (no more than 1500 words) on the latest RuneScape quest "Kennith's Concerns."

Note: Knowledge base rehashes for this article will not be accepted. If we find that you have just rehashed the information from the knowledge base your application will be discarded. (A knowledge base rehash simply means taking the information given in the knowledge base and just rewording it.)

Please email applications to shane@rsbandb.com with the subject line "Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications"

People whose applications we like will be called forward for a MSN interview. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of applications being closed it means that we did not accept you for round 2.

Applications close Tuesday April 8, 2008 @ 11:59PM RSBandB Time (GMT-7)

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PostPosted: March 25th, 2008, 7:58 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: March 26th, 2008, 2:53 pm 
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Ill try again this time but probably for Gaming Writer...God I hope i do better.

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: March 28th, 2008, 2:06 pm 
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I will post the tech story when I am done writing it.
I own the Xbox 360 and PS2. All my friends have the PS3. I play all of them prety often.

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: March 28th, 2008, 3:00 pm 
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Shane, why are you dissing the nintendo fans? I would love to apply for the gaming position, but im hardcore nintendo. I mean come one, the wii has games too.

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: March 28th, 2008, 3:35 pm 
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ninja_in_your_pants wrote:
Shane, why are you dissing the nintendo fans? I would love to apply for the gaming position, but im hardcore nintendo. I mean come one, the wii has games too.


We're not dissing anyone. It's just that the new major games don't come out on Nintendo. The major games are on 360 and PS3.

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: March 30th, 2008, 10:14 am 
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Just for the record I am applying for the RS P2P Writer.

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: April 1st, 2008, 2:53 pm 
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I find writing about video games easier then RuneScape. This all just flowwed into my head :)

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: April 3rd, 2008, 12:35 pm 
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Hey people who posted their app in here, read Shane's post, especially this part:

Shane wrote:
Please email applications to shane@rsbandb.com with the subject line "Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications"

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: April 5th, 2008, 12:11 pm 
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I am applying for the role of P2P writer.


RSBANDB Forum Name:ADDISON396
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Past Writing Experience: Scored a grade A/A* GCSE practice English paper (brad should know what that is)
I balance my life and my spare time on runescape well to give balanced and fair oppinions, especially in my writing.
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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
PostPosted: April 5th, 2008, 1:47 pm 
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Past Writing Experience: School newspapers, Blogs, currently waiting for reply on a teen mag application.

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
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You email your applications to the email address in the first post.

You do not post them here.

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
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-Feels like total idiot-
As per usual.

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 Post subject: Re: Spring 2008 RSBANDBInformer! Applications
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As per usual.

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