Who is Lanzer?
Posted March 11, 2010on:
I often come across PMs with users asking questions such as “You must have joined Gaia a long time ago.” or “Are you an admin on the site?” For those who have joined Gaia recently, welcome to Gaia and I hope you enjoy your stay here! I’m Lanzer and often known as one of the creators of Gaia Online. Me, along with 3 other admins created Gaia 7 years ago in our living room. We started out with 4 people working on a side project to create an avatar based community with a virtual world and online games. And Gaia kept on growing to become a huge community with a staff of more than 100 people supporting millions of members.
Today I spend most of my time helping coordinate many groups, each working on different aspects on the site. I no longer write programs, stay up fixing computer servers, fix bugs, or restoring member accounts like I used to. Every aspect has their experts that can do a way better job than I can. So, the only thing that I’m good for is when anyone needs to complain, the complaints all go to me! 😀 Things that I still do is that I frequent the forums for feedback, answer as many PM as I can (though I still can’t reply to most messages), and spend time everyone Monday night chatting in the “Ask The Admin” thread to help answer questions from Gaians.