"Waves" of RSA :P

Jul 15, 2019

kinda going along with the generations of musescore discussion in the Discussion Group :P
But there is a pattern of people that join, become active, and slowly become less active. So I thought it would be fun for you guys to see where you're at in relation to this group's development and "history" xD
I'll probably keep updating this as the group gets more history lol

1st wave (RSA veterans)
Joined before the creation of the community page, and before this group began blowing up thanks to the RSA Rebellion of March 2018. At this stage the group was <60 members, <120 discussions, and was not well known to the rest of the site.
Were likely active on musescore prior to the creation of this group.
This was from the very beginning to the beginning of March 2018.

2nd wave
Joined during or after the Rebellion. Was part of a huge surge of new members into the group after it blew up. Joined while the group was still "open" - before Dookis and the spammer followers prompted me to change it to "moderated" at the end of June 2018. These are the last people to join the group by themselves, without me reviewing their membership requests.

3rd wave
Joined during summer break of 2018 (July through August). Group was at its peak in activity, and by this time I was approving join requests instead of letting members join by themselves. Dookis incident happened.

4th wave
September arrives, RSA has its first birthday. General activity decreases (but group remains highly active) and discussion count rapidly increases but the discussions begin lacking quality. Moderation becomes stricter - I mass-delete 200 discussions and begin modding more closely. Group rules for discussions are created. Discussion quality improves.
Joined September through December 2018

5th wave
Joined January through May 2019. Activity/conversation is normal. Middle school musescorers begin to outnumber high school and/or college+ musescorers. Musix and lordtroll incidents happen, moderation becomes stricter. RSA breaks world record for highest discussion count in a musescore group and begins taking over the rest of musescore.

6th wave
Activity decreases due to everyone going on vacation for summer. Current wave; joined June 2019 or later.

Anyway comment below what wave you're from :D


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