19 Things Only Tumblr Admins Will Understand
Stop spamming the inbox!
You have to show an insane amount of patience for followers asking when their submission will get posted.
No matter what, you always have followers that don't follow the guidelines for submitting posts.
You often have to close the inbox because you have way too many submissions.
No matter how many times you've gotten porn spam, it always makes you feel uncomfortable.
You have to make a formal announcement every time you decide to go on vacation or else followers will bombard you with questions and annoyances.
You constantly have to make sure you're not accidentally feeding the trolls who attempt to play devil’s advocate.
You always get incredibly annoyed when you say you're not taking submissions but followers submit posts anyway.
You try not to get defensive when reblogs throw shade at the admins.
You're always little confused when followers ask you for personal advice.
It's conflicting getting submissions with links to a GoFundMe page.
You resist the urge to instigate when your followers start arguing in the reblogs.
You get irritated whenever someone sends in submissions that are thinly veiled self-promo for the submitter's own blog.
There's nothing worse than followers who fish for homework help in the "asks"...
...except for followers who ask for your opinion on world events and you're thrown through a loop.
You wonder why someone inserts themselves into a blog they have no say in.
It's a constant struggle trying not to blast a co-admin who isn't doing their job.
You feel validated when a follower sends a submission to say they appreciate your blog.
You have a hard time understanding why your followers forget you have a life outside of Tumblr.
But whenever a follower sends a message about how helpful your blog has been, it makes the the challenges of being an admin worth it.
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