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.

August's Mod of the Month:

Name: Jamie M. (soon to be D.)

Age: 29

But how old do people say you LOOK like?: I get carded for smokes, so I say 19-25.

Nationality: American. =P (Celtic/Slavic mix)

Location: Sacramento-area, CA

Relationship status: Married as of 09.01.05

Kids: Dear God, no.

Been playing DDR since: February 1999

Freestyler, Perfect Attacker or just for fun: Just for fun!

What drew you to DDR in the first place?: KC and the Sunshine Band!

What is your favorite DDR song?: Brilliant 2 U (OG) for all-time, currently would be Midihead's mix of In My Eyes.

What is your favorite bemani song?: Midihead's mix of In My Eyes

What Bemani/Other Music Games do you play outside of DDR?: Beatmania IIDX, Guitar Freaks, Drummania, Keyboardmania, ParaPara Paradise since I have them at home, and I always play Dancemaniax when I find a machine. I'm also very fond of the Bust a Move series, Gitaroo Man, and Frequency/Amplitude, though the latter makes me horribly motion sick.

Favorite bemani/other music game: Beatmania IIDX 8th Style

What is your favorite aspect about DDR?: Fabulous cardio to awesome music.

How long have you been coming to DDR Freak: Late 2000.

How long have you been a moderator?: Since Early 2001.

What helps you keep your sanity while moderating the site?: Usually chatting to folks in IMs or looking at other sites if I get too annoyed with the bad grammar.

What do you enjoy doing outside of DDR?: Working on stuff for Orange Lounge Radio, digital art, writing fiction, and Gorillaz fandom.

Favorite movie, food, and book: Movie = Battle Royale, Food = Saba (sushi), Book = Shogun

What does your nickname on DDR Freak mean?: My Japanese teacher named me "Sakura" in class, so it stuck. I got "Dark" because "Sakura" was taken. Later on, Capcom copied me.

Have you met anyone from DDR Freak in real life?: Loooooots of people.

What do you do for a living? Do you enjoy it?: I am an escrow processor for the mortgage servicing side of a major bank. Enjoyment has little to do with my job.

Do you travel often? If so where is your favorite place to visit?: I travel when I can. My favourite place to go is my hometown of Mobile, Alabama. I'm going to London next year if all works out.

Three things you like about yourself?: My colour-changing eyes, my brain, and incredible luck.

Three things you hate about yourself?: My figure (working on that!), allergies, and natural hair colour.

What's the most important lesson you've learned in life?: Nothing ever changes if you don't make it change.

What are you wearing RIGHT NOW?: Black Adidas Sandals, Light capri pants from NY & Co (they're still long on me), a black tunic from Old Navy, and unmentionables.

If you were an animal, what would you be and why?: Either a ferret or cat, both for agility and intelligent cuteness.

Any tattoos? Piercings? Any planned?: Never ever no.

Tell the world an embarassing drinking story: I really don't have anything truly embarassing other than publically telling off my second boss because he was the world's biggest prick.

If you won one hundred million dollars, what would be the FIRST thing you would buy without batting an eye?: Pay off all of mine and Dan's debt before buying importing a Lancer Evolution VII.

If you had three wishes what would they be? (no wishing for more wishes!): To be at my goal size and stay there, to have limitless funds, and to have a permenant position working for Zombie Flesh Eaters.

Favorite Sport?: Um? Football (as in Soccer).

Favorite quote?: "Being a man has nothing to do with violence; you're just getting masculinity mixed up with moronity or something" 2-D

Final thoughts?: Reject False Icons!

Previous Winners:

July's Mod of the Month: Mouse

June's Mod of the Month: Cutriss

May's Mod of the Month: Junior Asparagus

April's Mod of the Month: J Dogg

March's Mod of the Month: sherl0k

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

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