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Usergroups in Jiggmin's community are defined by various features and permissions, with the most evident being their distinct username colors. Groups have different privileges on Jiggmin's Village and the multiplayer games, with each listed below.[1]

Shared

Administrators/Super Moderators

Platform Racing 2 - Admin Tools

Admin tools in Platform Racing 2.

Administrators (also known as Super Moderators on JV) are denoted by their magenta color and the most exclusive group, ordinarily comprising of three members and Jiggmin. In addition to moderator abilities, administrators have access to the "Admin" chatroom, can promote a member to moderator status as well as demote them at any time, though typically these are discussed with other admins before they're executed.

The administrator rank is exclusive to Jiggmin on the forums, with the members given the Super Moderator title instead with the same color. Super moderators lack the ability to promote or demote others and are functionally no different from normal moderators aside from being able to view when members in "Invisible" mode were last online. However, they do have access to the Admin's Beach section.

Moderators

Platform Racing 2 - Moderator Tools

Mod tools in Platform Racing 2.

Moderators are volunteers chosen by administrators to moderate Jiggmin's multiplayer games, the forum or both who are given a persian blue color (brown in Platform Racing 3).
Platform Racing 3 - Moderator Profile Options

Mod tools in Platform Racing 3.

In games, moderators can warn (silence in PR3) users for up to 60 seconds and ban up to a year, unpublish obscene levels, choose the "Level of the Day" in PR3, delete guilds, play on maps regardless of rank or password restrictions, enter full servers, view reported private messages, a user's IP address and prior bans, as well as change the Artifact's location among others.

On the forum, moderators can administer infractions and ban users; lock, delete, move, copy and sticky threads; create forum-wide announcements; modify or delete a member's post and receive access to most Legal District sections.

Members

Members have a teal color (black in Platform Racing 3), are the group all users start at and have access to basic privileges. For the forum, members must be at least 13 years old to comply with United States law.

Forum Only

Game Moderators

Game moderators have a camarone green color and are members who are moderators only on Jiggmin's multiplayer games, though they retain access to the Mod Hut.

Typically this rank serves as a transitional point, as most gradually receive a single or more sections to moderate before being promoted to a full moderator.

Hero of the Week

Hero of the Week is a special status given to one member at a time for one week. Potential users are voted on by previous Heroes and the staff in the private Hero's Peak section and, once selected, are given a yellow colored name for several weeks, access to the aforementioned section and awarded a forum medal along with the Bubble set in Platform Racing 2.[2]

Only members who have posted at least five times in the last week are eligible. Staff are excluded from being nominated, as well as anyone who has received an infraction or ban within the last month.[3]

Shadow Council of Nine

Shadow Council of Nine are a group on nine members who receive access to the special Village Council section where they discuss and vote on improvements or actions for Jiggmin to take, such as replacing the "Top Thanked" area in the Top 10 stats with Hottest Threads.

The group has had two incarnations, the first existed in late 2013 and consisted of the nine latest Heroes of the Week. This was later reformed on 2014-05-13 when Jiggmin announced that members would be voted on by the community via the Voters United section.[4][5] Voting began on the 27th and ended a week later.[6] Given the change in procedure, members were also given orange names to distinguish themselves from Heroes.

Games Only

Guests

Guests are players who have not created an account and have a grey (sky blue in Platform Racing 3) color. Guest names are re-usable and always followed by a string of numbers, thus a user's progress is not saved after they log off.

Given their inability to have a single owner, guests can not interact with other players, add others to their friend/ignored lists and save/rate levels.

Platform Racing 2 Only

Temporary Moderator

Platform Racing 2 - Temporary Moderator Tools

Temp mod tools in Platform Racing 2.

Temporary moderators are members who are given limited moderator powers that are revoked after 24 hours or they log off. While they have a blue name, their profile labels them a member.

They can warn or administer a 30 minute ban to users, access the "Mod" chat room and bypass level requirements on courses.

Trial Moderator

Trial moderator is a position that sits between moderators and temporary moderators. They retain blue names, though their profile now identifies them as a moderator, making it difficult to differentiate them from real ones.

In addition to basic temporary moderator features, trial moderators can ban up to a day, lift bans, view a user's priors, IP addresses, reported private messages and enter full servers.

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References

  1. http://web.archive.org/web/20150514094518/http://jiggmin.com/threads/97165-Guide-to-Mod-and-Admin-abilities-on-PR2
  2. http://web.archive.org/web/20141229081005/http://jiggmin.com/threads/87529-Introducing-HotW
  3. http://web.archive.org/web/20130315125124/http://jiggmin.com/threads/89838-Hero-of-the-Week-Requirements
  4. http://web.archive.org/web/20150323205041/http://jiggmin.com/forums/80-Voters-United/page2
  5. http://web.archive.org/web/20150323195207/http://jiggmin.com/threads/121813-Village-Council-Candidate-Campaigns
  6. http://web.archive.org/web/20150323201635/http://jiggmin.com/threads/122538-The-results-are-in!