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  1. Nov 16, 2003 #1
    Arent Mentors Brilliant! I mean they're just great, I love mentors.
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  3. Nov 16, 2003 #2
    Thank you, yes, we are brilliant.

    But we would be nothing without the graciousness of the members of PF. Pats on the back all around!
  4. Nov 16, 2003 #3


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    Andy, if you really want to become a mentor, then all you have to meet the following basic requirements.

    1. Have deep knowledge in a specific topic on physicsforums

    2. Must be dedicated to helping those less knowledgable then you.

    3. Willling and able to watch and protect all that is good and scared in this forum of intellect.

    4. Must not look like a chimpanzee

    5. Must not have a name that begins with an 'A' and ends with a 'Y'

    6. Can't be born on August 20, 1985

    7. Can't have a member number of 29

    If you meet all these requirements, then all you have to do is wait for Greg to send you the standard mentor employment papers in the mail
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    Ahwww, how cruel! Greg! Ban Dduardo! :wink:

    Andy gets a big peck on the cheek for being so nice
  6. Nov 16, 2003 #5
    Ha..ha.. tough req.

    Andy ... ha... ha...

    I am old but new in posts so not enough posts....but I can write good joking comments can I be one ;)
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    mentors don't necessarily have to have a lot of knowledge in their forum the monitor...but i do believe the mentors must display compassion, patience for everyone to the best of their ability, and a positive attitude that encourages our members to contribute also that same positive attitude...

    trivia question...which mentor has been on the board the longest, and how long have they been a mentor?
  8. Nov 17, 2003 #7
    Is it Tom, and since the birth of Physicsforums.

    Justa random guess there.
  9. Nov 17, 2003 #8

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    No, I've been here only since 3/11/02.
  10. Nov 17, 2003 #9
    Sting? also from the beginning
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    The earliest archive I could find is this one:

    Physics Forums I

    I wonder who is Niqqie anyone seen that person around here?
    Who comes up with such a name anyway..
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  13. Nov 17, 2003 #12
    I believe the answer is Zero.
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    i think it is either monique or phobos...but Greg is THE original member :)

    zero & I came as mentors in the fall of 2001...

    sting, when did you become a mentor?
  15. Nov 17, 2003 #14
    Ok here we go

    1. Greg
    2. Monique
    3. Phobos
    4. Sting
    5. Zero
    6. Kerrie
    7. Integral
    8. Tom
    9. Janus
    10. ahrkron
    11. Hurkyl
    12. HallsofIvy
    13. Ivan Seeking
    14. selfAdjoint
    15. enigma
    16. russ_watters
    17. Another God
    18. hypnagogue (Advisor)
    19. chroot
    20. Ambitwister (Advisor)
  16. Nov 18, 2003 #15
    So who is it then? I though monique had'nt been a member from the beginning.
  17. Nov 18, 2003 #16
    Might want to check my post above.
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    lol...i was gonna say greg was the first but seeing as i have only just managed to fix the internet (yes i myself sorted out every problem on the web....i wish *geek sound*) on my computer

    I'll say it now... GREG was the first member as he was the founding father of PF.

    And yes, mentors are great. Without them...uh, there would be nobody to put in the mentors section of the pages....GOOD JOB!!!
  19. Nov 18, 2003 #18
    But that doesnt answer the question of how long. And jimmy p the question was who was the first mentor, i beleive greg has only ever been the adminastrator.
  20. Nov 18, 2003 #19
    Monique was brought onboard within the first month, phobos wasn't too much further off.
  21. Nov 18, 2003 #20

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    well greg seemed to agree that he was a mentor, and he has always been there...before PF there was Greg, he has always been there and always will...how philosophical
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