Moderator of the Month
Each month, the DDR Freak population decides on a moderator of the month by a poll. The moderator selected is an example of the best our forums offer and go above and beyond the call of duty.
March's Mod of the Month:
Name: Chris Balcum
But how old do people say you LOOK like?: 16
Nationality: Irish + Italian
Location: Syracuse, NY
Relationship status: So there's this girl, right...? (-:
Kids: BREAKING NEWS I'M PREGNANT... no kids yet.
Been playing DDR since: 2001
Freestyler, Perfect Attacker or just for fun: Little bit of both.
What drew you to DDR in the first place?: My friends got me into it, and the people I met were awesome.
What is your favorite DDR song?: Colors
What is your favorite bemani song?: Right on Time
What Bemani/Other Music Games do you play outside of DDR?: PIU, IIDX, Pop'n
Favorite bemani/other music game: Pop'n Music
What is your favorite aspect about DDR?: The music. Most of it is awesome.
How long have you been coming to DDR Freak: January 27, 2002
How long have you been a moderator?: Since June 2003
What helps you keep your sanity while moderating the site?: A witty attitude.
What do you enjoy doing outside of DDR?: Driving, partying with friends, computers
Favorite movie, food, and book: Movie would be Boondock Saints. Food would be Mac & Cheese, and book would be To Kill a Mockingbird.
Have you met anyone from DDR Freak in real life? Who would you LIKE to meet?: Who would you LIKE to meet?: I met about half the staff last year in LA, and Phrekwenci & Remy in NYC. I'm still waiting to meet blue^ though!
What do you do for a living? Do you enjoy it?: I cut, fry, and package seafood for 30+ hours a week. I thoroughly enjoy it. I'm also in school fulltime for Telecommunications, which is not as fun, but I do like it.
Do you travel often? If so where is your favorite place to visit?: I usually just travel across NY for tournaments. But, every 2 months I travel to PA for a tournament, and that's gotta be one of my fave spots of all time.
Any New Year's Resolutions?: My resolution of staying away from drama has been kept so far, but I'm only 2 months in.
Three things you like about yourself?: I'm giving, hardworking, and a fast learner.
Three things you hate about yourself?: I make way too many Livejournal posts, I'm addicted to IRC, and I sometimes give in way too easily.
What's the most important lesson you've learned in life?: Not to give my input unless it's really needed.
What are you wearing RIGHT NOW?: Cargo khakis, and a long sleeve blue shirt.
If you were an animal, what would you be and why?: I'd be a penguin, just because they rock hardcore.
Describe your perfect mate: "Love isn't about perfection, it's about finding beauty in the imperfections." - My ex
Any tattoos? Piercings? Any planned?: None, and none.
Tell the world an embarassing drinking story: Oh about that one time I got really trashed and passed out, and woke up with a penis drawn on my cheek? Yeah, that was one hell of a party. Needless to say, I don't drink anymore.
If you won one hundred million dollars, what would be the FIRST thing you would buy without batting an eye?: A house. Not in Syracuse.
If you had three wishes what would they be? (no wishing for more wishes!):A sense of world peace (Who wouldn't want that?), to not be so addicted to caffeine, and, uh, I WANT A PENGUIN.
Favorite Baseball Team?: Baseball has sucked since they split into 3 divisions, made the strike zone smaller than a cereal box, and started interleague play. Before that, I was a Blue Jays fan.
What's the first thing that comes to mind when I say Sympatriatic Speciation Theory?: I hate science. Really, I do.
Favorite quote?: Life is 10 percent what happens to you, and 90 percent how you react to it.
Final thoughts?: So after getting shafted the past few months, I finally get to fill this thing out. :X All I can say is thanks to everyone who's supported me, all my friends for being there for me - and those who aren't there anymore, I guess you're missing out. ;-)
February's Mod of the Month: Kiba
January's Mod of the Month: Phrekwenci
December's Mod of the Month: IguanaGrrl
November's Mod of the Month: VxJasonxV
October's Mod of the Month: PMG
September's Mod of the Month: Cutriss