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Seniority

03-19-2011, 12:25 PM
#1
Joined: Jan 2011
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Seniority

Today, I posted my 100th post, and found out that I was a senior member. While I was pleased by this, I was also a bit overwhelmed. Does anyone else think that you beome a senior member too fast? I think it should be after 1,000 posts, so we can tell who the true dedicated fans of Toucharcade are.

In Soviet Russia, whenever anyone mentions Twilight, they are brutally PWNED by Simon Belmont... wait, that happens everywhere.

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03-19-2011, 12:29 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,741
I think you're right. In the earlier days of the forum 100 would have been a good number, but given how many members there are today and how many new members sign up daily it seems appropriate for the bar to be raised slightly higher.

That said, I think the bottom line is no one really cares. Although I do recall Devilishly_Good and myself requesting Ninja status at 5000 posts... guess whether or not we got it.

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03-19-2011, 01:03 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Right behind you, with the machete raised
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Lol, your right, no one cares. I just thought I'd put that out there in case anyone cared. At all.

In Soviet Russia, whenever anyone mentions Twilight, they are brutally PWNED by Simon Belmont... wait, that happens everywhere.
03-19-2011, 01:34 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,457
There are the membership groups: "member", "senior member" and "grampa", but only Arn and Hodapp are in the last group.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
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03-19-2011, 07:21 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,913
Yeah its not fair since, people with like thousands of posts are the same rank as people with a hundred
03-19-2011, 09:35 PM
#6
The elitist in all of us would love for there to be more ranks
03-19-2011, 10:06 PM
#7
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Upstate NY/USA
Posts: 2,409
+1......as you can see it's not very difficult to achieve a high post count by posting a few hundred of these or anything similar. And someone is to "out rank" other's because of it?........ha

I will say it again (and again) it is the quality and worth of the post that counts. Not needless garbage to make one feel superior.
Most high counts are from heavy debates and flame wars and maybe there's a few that are legit but for those that want to carry a badge of elitism from spam won't carry any weight with me. We all like to post but for people solely intent on the mistaken idea of moving up in a rank from this are only fooling themselves along with clogging up needless space from it.
We all like to post and joke around at times and which I've done as well but for the spammers intent on wanting a high post count then I'm simply not impressed.
03-19-2011, 10:15 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,741
I suspect the reason "Senior Member" is kept so low is specifically to avoid elitism

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03-19-2011, 10:50 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
I suspect the reason "Senior Member" is kept so low is specifically to avoid elitism
Hahaha read that and thought gamefaqs. I wouldn't mind ranks to achieve. I just reached 2000 karma over there. I'm an ancient or zen god or something. I barely post their. But I'm on these boards like they give me vital nutrients....

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03-19-2011, 11:08 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by nesio718 View Post
Hahaha read that and thought gamefaqs. I wouldn't mind ranks to achieve. I just reached 2000 karma over there. I'm an ancient or zen god or something. I barely post their. But I'm on these boards like they give me vital nutrients....
I'm at 1632, Idol. I hardly post there anymore either, I just browse for answers these days. Eventually you just get tired of the hostility.

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