Archiving Minion

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Archiving Minions are temporary staff responsible for archiving threads from the old forums, especially those that may potentially come up later for membership or legal purposes.

Department: None

Position Level: Staff

Rotation: Non rotating

Merit Eligibility: Staff Merit

Chain of Command

Archiving Minions report to the Archivist.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read through threads in the old forums and save appropriate information.


  • The ability to recognize that you're going through the history of our members and so will be looking at dirty laundry sometimes, which means you need discretion. This isn't something you should do if you're planning on shouting far and wide the history that you dig up.
  • The ability to work steadily. This isn't a position that requires a lot of hours every week; it just requires that you work steadily. Even just working 10 hours over the course of a month on it is great.

Time Commitment


  • Of any rank, but you need to have been a member for a month or longer
  • Knowledge of Google Docs, or willingness and ability to learn quickly
  • Familiarity with phpbb2 forums


The position was created in April 2011.

Archiving Minions