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Homorary Awards
« on: March 08, 2010, 07:41:44 AM »
Hi All,

Kirk and I are looking for some feedback regarding the award system built into our forum software.

We have two members, 2chickiebaby and cocobars, who have been recently honored for contributing over 1000 posts each. 2Chickiebaby is actually half way to 2000! However, they reached the highest award possible when they hit 500.

It isn't practical to change the existing system or user names but we can alter the number of posts required to reach each title. Chickie got to 1000 posts at around the 6 month mark...(I was ill and offline at the time and missed that monumental benchmark) and coco made it in a little over two months.  As most of you know, I was back online when that happened last week and conferred a special honor on coco...and retroactively on Chickie. I think everyone would agree that members who have that level of commitment are a great gift to us all...and I doubt that there is anyone in our membership of over 200 that hasn't been touched by both of them on more than one occasion.

Here is the existing structure:

Title                      Stars                                      Posts Required                       

Newbie                  *                                            0                               
Jr. Member             **                                          50                             
Full Member           ***                                        100                           
Sr. Member            ****                                      250                           
Hero Member         *****                                    500                           

Would you like to change the one thing we can change, which is the number of posts required to earn each title? We have come up with a suggested change. It is still possible to become a Hero but there is no way it could happen in a couple of months...that I can foresee. Full members would still join the coveted Magic Wand Council...(that I made up last week.  ;D )

Here is what we are proposing:

Title                      Stars                                      Posts Required                       
Newbie                  *                                            50                               
Jr. Member             **                                          500                             
Full Member           ***                                        1000                           
Sr. Member            ****                                      3000                           
Hero Member         *****                                    5000                           

We know some of you are not interested in titles or in the bars, from one to five, that go over your names to the left of your posts...but there are others of us who love games, goals and earned acknowledgment. (I do.)

If this subject doesn't interest you, just pass on it. If it does, please let us know what you think.

Sending love,

Luise (and Kirk, our worthy webmaster.)

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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010, 08:15:49 AM »
Luise and Kirk,
Anything is all right with me.

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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010, 08:41:39 AM »
Then do you want us to just leave it alone? We can do that.
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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2010, 08:48:58 AM »
Luise, it doesn't make any difference to me. Just looking at it again, it looks like it should be raised to the 5000 mark.  It looks like more and more are reaching that 1000 mark so I guess raising it would be the thing to do.  :)

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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2010, 08:58:38 AM »
Thank you so much for giving me feedback. Sending love and tons of appreciation. Pinging away!
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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2010, 12:25:55 PM »
Creme - What do you think?
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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2010, 01:44:27 PM »
Coco?
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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2010, 02:07:10 PM »
shessh, I never thought about it...I'm not here to earn credits...so it doesn't matter to me either way....but it's so nice of you to ask...

I don't mean that in a mean way....it's just that points to me, don't make a difference, I'm more concerned with reading and contributing....yanno? 

I hope that came across ok?

hugs and thanks again for asking...

Creme

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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2010, 02:41:08 PM »
Thanks for asking, Luise.  I really don't think it makes much difference either.  I think we're all here becasue we want to be and, not for the credits, although they are fun and we all get a kick out of them!


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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2010, 04:11:04 PM »
Well, it just occurred to us to ask .Guess we'll leave it the way it is. Thanks...and sending love.
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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2010, 06:23:47 PM »
I may not post alot....but I do read them.    The karma points freak me out though....lol...I like to stay nice and balanced, so atm I'm lopsided. 

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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2010, 06:27:36 PM »
But you're lopsided on the "plus side."  Thats a good thing Orly!  Congratulations!

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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2010, 01:38:02 PM »
OK, you ladies are going to have to stop hitting me with those karma points.....I'm starting to limp around like "Igor" from some old Boris Karloff movie set!  If I start drooling here soon and lisping,  "Yessssh, Maaaaster" I'm going to have to lay the blame on whomever is tweaking me. 

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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #13 on: March 12, 2010, 01:50:09 PM »
It's your own darn fault! You're wonderful!!  ;D
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Re: Homorary Awards
« Reply #14 on: March 12, 2010, 06:43:09 PM »
Luise,
I'm sorry........I am new to this site and I do not have a clue to what the numbers mean under our user names. I understand the post number, but the Karma thing really has me at a loss.
Can you explain what it means?
Thanks bunches.