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Morticia

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Changes to Member Status?
« on: December 29, 2015, 03:16:34 PM »
I thought I used to be a "Hero Member" and now I'm just showing up as a Member, and I am pretty sure Toots and some others were "Pillars of the Forum" and they are just Members as well. Is that a glitch, or just a change in policy?
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FauxFoodist

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2015, 03:49:52 PM »
I just figured it was a change by the forum owner and didn't worry about it after that (but, yeah, I noticed that too a while back).

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2015, 10:07:15 PM »
I just noticed it too!

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2015, 10:48:30 PM »
Just a change.  Members with higher post counts aren't afforded any special privileges so it seemed silly to have different names for different numbers of posts. No biggie.

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2015, 12:47:16 AM »
Just a change.  Members with higher post counts aren't afforded any special privileges so it seemed silly to have different names for different numbers of posts. No biggie.

To be honest, I liked it because there were no privileges. Made it like video game achievements: something to be different, but ultimately unimportant.
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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2015, 02:30:17 AM »
I don't think it's silly.  Posts are content and content is where ad revenue comes from.  Sure, lurkers clicks make it all work too, but without people posting there would be nothing to click on.

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2015, 03:17:56 AM »
Just a change.  Members with higher post counts aren't afforded any special privileges so it seemed silly to have different names for different numbers of posts. No biggie.

To be honest, I liked it because there were no privileges. Made it like video game achievements: something to be different, but ultimately unimportant.

Same! :(

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2015, 04:39:46 AM »
Just a change.  Members with higher post counts aren't afforded any special privileges so it seemed silly to have different names for different numbers of posts. No biggie.

To be honest, I liked it because there were no privileges. Made it like video game achievements: something to be different, but ultimately unimportant.

Same! :(

Yeah, it was cool.  :-\
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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2015, 02:14:24 PM »
Just a change.  Members with higher post counts aren't afforded any special privileges so it seemed silly to have different names for different numbers of posts. No biggie.

To be honest, I liked it because there were no privileges. Made it like video game achievements: something to be different, but ultimately unimportant.

Same! :(

Yeah, it was cool.  :-\

Yeah, I thought it was kinda fun, too.

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2015, 07:32:00 PM »
I like the new way!

Though now I probably won't notice when I hit the next post count landmark. No big deal!

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2016, 06:35:38 AM »
I don't think it's silly.  Posts are content and content is where ad revenue comes from.  Sure, lurkers clicks make it all work too, but without people posting there would be nothing to click on.

Under the profile information to the left of each post is the number of posts each member has.   You have 7661 posts.    The only thing that has changed is the tiers of membership based on number of posts made.   It's not quantity but quality that should count.
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JoieGirl7

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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2016, 10:10:01 AM »
I don't think it's silly.  Posts are content and content is where ad revenue comes from.  Sure, lurkers clicks make it all work too, but without people posting there would be nothing to click on.

Under the profile information to the left of each post is the number of posts each member has.   You have 7661 posts.    The only thing that has changed is the tiers of membership based on number of posts made.   It's not quantity but quality that should count.

It was something cool that we liked.  It didn't confer any special privileges, was just something cute that was part of the culture.


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Re: Changes to Member Status?
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2016, 08:20:42 PM »
I miss it, too. Even though it's silly and meaningless, it was kind of fun reaching the milestones.
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