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by GAA
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Online Meetings
Topic: Online Meeting Leader Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 14087

Re: Online Meeting Leader Guide

How to deal with disruption Dealing with lesser disruptions There are a few problematic issues that disrupt people's ability to listen, share, and benefit from the meeting. They don't happen often, but on the rare occasion one does arise, we need to be able to deal with it. In keeping with our prim...
by GAA
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Online Meetings
Topic: Online Meeting Leader Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 14087

Re: Online Meeting Leader Guide

Trolls Dealing with Trolls Occasionally, a group of gamers hears about GAA and decides to harass us. Sometimes kicking a disruptive troll will be enough. Sometimes they keep returning. Unfortunately Zoom does not allow a permanent ban. 1. Claim Host so that you can boot someone if it becomes necess...
by GAA
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Online Meetings
Topic: Online Meeting Leader Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 14087

Re: Online Meeting Leader Guide

Calm leadership We do our best to maintain a healthy, safe, supportive atmosphere. Generally each of us shares freely with whatever we're facing, from wherever we are at, each in our own style, and the rest of us listen without interruption. At meetings, people are generally accepting and supportiv...
by GAA
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Online Meetings
Topic: Online Meeting Leader Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 14087

Re: Online Meeting Leader Guide

Using outside literature as part of the meeting format In the future, we hope that literature that has been approved or published by GAA will meet all our needs. For now, we allow limited use of outside recovery literature by meeting leaders. (This section applies only to the meeting format and mee...
by GAA
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Online Meetings
Topic: Online Meeting Leader Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 14087

Re: Online Meeting Leader Guide

Applying the traditions The Twelve Traditions apply to GAA groups, business meetings, and recovery meetings. Here are some ways they apply. Our meeting leaders are trusted to serve the group by upholding the decisions, format, and etiquette of the group conscience (per Tradition 2.) While trusted t...
by GAA
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Online Meetings
Topic: Online Meeting Leader Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 14087

Re: Online Meeting Leader Guide

Being a meeting leader Anyone who has been to 15+ GAA meetings and has been off games long enough to get past the worst of the withdrawals can volunteer to regularly lead an OOMG meeting. (Other groups have other requirements.) The open spot is taken off the announcements and replaced with thanks t...
by GAA
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Online Meetings
Topic: Online Meeting Leader Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 14087

Re: Online Meeting Leader Guide

Time limits After leading the same meeting for a while, a leader will get a sense of whether or not to suggest time limits. When typically there are long silences, no time limit is necessary. On the other hand, if people share one right after the other from beginning to end and not everyone gets a ...
by GAA
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Online Meetings
Topic: Online Meeting Leader Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 14087

Online Meeting Leader Guide

Online Meeting Leader Guide Guidance on online meeting etiquette (originally written by the Original Online Meeting Group) The purpose of this guide is to give guidance to meeting leaders on how to support a safe, respectful environment conducive to open sharing and healing and how to handle the ra...
by GAA
Sat May 26, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: OOMG Business
Topic: agenda for May 27 business meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 1613

agenda for May 27 business meeting

1: Serenity prayer 2: Business forum access.  does anyone need it? 3: Minutes review from the last meeting <a href="http://forum.cgaa.info/post6783.html" target="_blank" class="postlink" rel="noreferrer">http://forum.cgaa.info/post6783.html</a> 4: GSC delegate update 5: Treasurer update 6: Agenda: A...
by GAA
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: WhatsApp Group
Topic: CGAA Whatsapp Group
Replies: 8
Views: 8113

CGAA Whatsapp Group

The CGAA Whatsapp Group is an international group of people supporting and helping each other with recovery from gaming addiction on Whatsapp.  If you are a problem gamer who would like to join it, load <a href="https://www.whatsapp.com/" target="_blank" class="postlink" rel="noreferrer">Whatsapp</a...