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Global Moderation Team

See also: Mod (disambiguation).

The Global Moderation Team (formerly known as the Global Mod Team, Administrators, or GreenBAT), commonly referred to as GMT, are members of the community who are focused primarily on player moderation and issues pertinent to the team and the community at large. They are distinguished by their user title and the username colour, which is red in-game and citrus green on the forums.

All Global Moderators are sworn to uphold the Contributor Code of Conduct in addition to the normal Community Rules.

Roles and responsibilities

Note: To report a moderator misbehaving or breaking the Contributor Code of Conduct, contact the account support team.
See also: Reporting Bad Behaviour

The Global Moderation Team is responsible for the welfare of the chat and forum, and takes care of interactions within the community. They should be approached with any questions pertaining the moderation aspect of the game, which would include (but is not limited to):

  • issues with chat (e.g. spam or harassment)
  • misbehaviour on forum (e.g. inappropriate posts)
  • the beatmap discussions and comment section
  • user profile moderation (NSFW or otherwise offensive content in avatars, profile covers or details, ...)

Becoming a moderator

Becoming a member of the Global Moderation Team requires a notable amount of contribution. Potential members are often noticed for their willingness to help other users, activity within the community, and good behaviour. The ability to speak languages other than English is strongly preferred. Candidates are discussed within the team to determine their potential addition as a team member.

How to be considered

The most important factors for consideration are behaviour, activity, understanding of the rules, and patience:

  1. Demonstrate good behaviour by being polite and treating other users with respect. Keeping your account free of any serious silences or issues is essential.
  2. Demonstrate in-game activity by participating in the chat and/or the forums. Report any misbehaviour and problems via the report system. Answer questions and assist others with issues.
  3. Have a proper understanding of the rules and how they are applied. It is important to know what is acceptable within osu! and what is not.
  4. Be patient. The GMT does not spontaneously add members who have been helping for just a few days. It takes time for the GMT to evaluate someone⁠—their personality, what they can help with, their activity, etc.

Generally, the team will observe people for several weeks or months to make sure they are a worthy addition to the team. Please be patient and do not go overboard. Feel free to ask anyone from the GMT about any questions regarding rules, reporting users, and any other issues.

Some things not to do

  1. Do not continually ask the GMT about your standing as a potential candidate. The GMT does not look to add anyone who is contributing as a means to an end. An altruistic mindset is key.
  2. Do not report every little thing in chat. It is an important skill to know what is worth reporting and what is not.
  3. Do not answer other people's questions without knowing whether said answer is correct or not, particularly on the forums. Suggestions are welcome, but misinforming people is not helpful to anyone. If you do not know the solution to a problem, let someone else answer and learn from them.
  4. Do not overdo things. The team looks for consistent contribution, not an overloaded amount. This is known to burn people out and make them lose patience and commitment. Take it easy!

Team members

Note: All GMT members speak English in addition to the languages listed below, unless noted otherwise.

The Global Moderation Team group page lists all of the team members. In addition to areas mentioned below, all GMT members take part in reviewing visual and aural content included in beatmaps.

Name Additional languages Area of focus
- [bibitaru] - Chinese, Malay Chat moderation
- Felix German Chat moderation
[ryuu] Russian Chat moderation
abraker Forum moderation
Chaos Chat moderation
Civil oath Korean, Japanese Chat moderation
Clobohne German Chat moderation
Coldrod Turkish Chat moderation
Darksonic Spanish Chat moderation, forum moderation, beatmap moderation
Death Chat moderation, technical support
Deif Spanish Tournament management
Dntm8kmeeatu Technical support
Edward Portuguese, Japanese Chat moderation
Ephemeral Player support, wiki administration
Galkan Polish Chat moderation
JBHyperion Chat moderation, beatmap moderation
kanpakyin Cantonese, Chinese, Japanese Chat moderation, beatmap moderation
Kobold84 Russian Chat moderation, beatmap moderation
Kyubey Russian Chat moderation
Laurakko Finnish Chat moderation
Loctav German Forum moderation, beatmap moderation
Loneight Chinese Chat moderation
MillhioreF osu! development
mrrrk Russian Chat moderation
n0ah Dutch Chat moderation, forum moderation
Nathanael Filipino Chat moderation, forum moderation, technical support
Neil Watts French Chat moderation
Niva Indonesian Chat moderation
Nozhomi French Chat moderation
Nukrid Portuguese Chat moderation
Okoratu German Forum moderation
osu!team Official team presence
Osu Tatakae Ouendan Filipino Chat moderation
p3n German Tournament management
Pachiru French, some Spanish Chat moderation, forum moderation
Pereira006 Portuguese Chat moderation
Petal Cantonese, Chinese Chat moderation
Petit Korean, Japanese Chat moderation
Repflez Spanish Chat moderation
RockRoller German Forum moderation
ruexia Korean Chat moderation
S o h Japanese Chat moderation
Saten Swedish, Spanish Chat moderation
Seijiro Italian, Romanian Chat moderation
Shiro French, Spanish Chat moderation
Shurelia Indonesian Chat moderation
Sies Indonesian Chat moderation
spboxer3 Chinese Chat moderation
Stefan German, Serbian Chat moderation, forum moderation
TicClick Russian Chat moderation, wiki administration
ToGlette Korean Chat moderation
topecnz Filipino Chat moderation
Trigonoculus Thai Chat moderation
Trosk- Spanish Technical support
Ukami Polish Chat moderation
Venix Polish Chat moderation, beatmap moderation
WalterToro Spanish Tournament management, chat moderation, wiki administration
Yason Polish Chat moderation
Zallius Chat moderation
Zeus- Turkish, German Chat moderation, beatmap moderation
ztrot Chat moderation

Grouped by languages moderated

Channel Subforum Moderators
#arabic
#balkan Balkan Stefan
#bulgarian
#cantonese kanpakyin, Petal
#chinese 中文 - [bibitaru] -, Loneight, kanpakyin, Petal, spboxer3
#czechoslovak
#dutch Nederlands n0ah
#english All moderators
#filipino Tagalog Nathanael, Osu Tatakae Ouendan, topecnz
#finnish Suomi Laurakko
#french Français Neil Watts, Nozhomi, Pachiru, Shiro
#german Deutsch - Felix, Clobohne, Okoratu, Stefan
#greek
#hebrew
#hungarian Magyar
#indonesian Indonesian Niva, Shurelia, Sies
#italian Italiano Seijiro
#japanese 日本語 Civil oath, Edward, kanpakyin, Petit, S o h
#korean 한국어 Civil oath, Petit, ruexia, ToGlette
#malaysian Malaysian - [bibitaru] -, Shurelia
#polish Polski Galkan, Ukami, Venix, Yason
#portuguese Português Edward, Nukrid, Pereira006
#romanian Seijiro
#russian Русский [ryuu], Kobold84, Kyubey, mrrrk, TicClick
#skandinavian Skandinavien Saten
#spanish Español Darksonic, Deif, Repflez, WalterToro
#thai ภาษาไทย Trigonoculus
#turkish Türkçe Coldrod, Zeus-
#ukrainian Kobold84
#vietnamese