Interview with a Forum Ninja and Windows Server MVP- NinoRCTN

  Welcome to another interview with a Forum Ninja! This week’s ninja is… NinoRCTN Here’s what we know about Nino: MVP 23,495 Recognition Points 1,276 Forum Answers 1,017 Helpful Votes on his replies 5,576 Forum Replies 7 TechNet Wiki Articles; 130 Edits   Wow. Nino has been very active! Let’s get to the interview! ===========================…

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Forum Moderation Best Practices Part 4 – Ask the OPs to mark their own answers

    Hello! This post continues the conversation in this series of blog posts: Forum Moderators Best Practices Part 1 – Behold the Forum Moderation Guide!!! Forum Moderation Best Practices Part 2 – Propose an answer and then mark it 7 days later Forum Moderation Best Practices Part 3 – Are you marking a third-party solution as the…

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Featured Forum- BizTalk Server General

    Hello Everyone, Welcome to 2017 and Greetings on this glorious day!! We will continue our Wednesday Featured Forum Blog Post series by exploring a forum that I frequent “BizTalk Server General” I started working on the Microsoft BizTalk server around some time in 2013 and I believe that this is the best thing…


Forum Moderation Best Practices Part 3 – Are you marking a third-party solution as the answer? Use caution!

  Hello! This post continues the conversation in this series of blog posts: Forum Moderators Best Practices – Behold the Forum Moderation Guide!!! Forum Moderation Best Practice – Propose an answer and then mark it 7 days later   We’ve been digging into one article in particular, where we (Microsoft TechNet/MSDN forum owners) hammered out some hard…

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Goals, Objectives, and our means

Hello and a Happy New Year to all 🙂 Before we start our discussion, I would like to start with saying to all the people supporting forums, all contributors, and all the forums Moderators WELL DONE! You are doing great job and I hope that more people will follow you. I wish you all and to your…

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Interview with a .NET Expert and Forum Ninja – Carmelo La Monica

Welcome to another interview with a Forum Ninja! Today’s Ninja is a long-time MSDN collaborator, who has been involved in the MSDN community since 2009! Carmelo La Monica Let’s look at Carmelo’s stats: 77,671 Recognition Points! 2,042 Forum Answers! 7,979 Forum Replies! 2,105 Helpful Forum Votes! 134 Wiki Articles! 542 Wiki Edits! 10 Blog Posts…

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What a year! Best wishes from and for the Forum Ninjas!

Dear Forum ninjas and MS forum supporters, First of all, the Forum Ninjas blog team wants to wish you the very best for 2017! It’s an excellent moment to have a quick look back at the past year. It’s even not a full year, starting this gig in august 2016. Mid 2016,… we deliberately have…

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Forum Moderation Best Practices Part 2- Propose an answer and then mark it 7 days later

Hello! This post continues the conversation from last week’s blog post: Forum Moderators Best Practices – Behold the Forum Moderation Guide!!! . I ended it by pointing to one article in particular, where we (Microsoft TechNet/MSDN forum owners) hammered out some hard guidelines: Forum Moderation Guide: Managing Posts and Threads: Marking Answers . So what are…

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Forum Top Contributors! Last of 2016!

Welcome back for another summary of movers and shakers over the week across the MSDN and TechNet forums!   The top five answerers in the TechNet forums Last 30 days Dave Patrick 119 jrv 90 Rachit Sikroria 69 Trevor Seward 46 Richard Mueller 45   Let’s take a closer look at those five forum heroes……

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Forum Moderators Best Practices Part 1 – Behold the Forum Moderation Guide!!!

Back in 2010, Anthony Mann, who helps moderate the Windows forums, migrated the TechNet/MSDN Forums Moderation Guide to TechNet Wiki. It’s worthy of an ebook. So he broke it up into different articles. Here is the TOC (it’s so big that we broke it into sections)… Forum Moderation Forum Moderation Overview Audience Terminology Roles and…

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