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what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by peter cornbriar » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:25 pm

Question:
I've now become a pastor and have 4 stars.
Please explain in layman's language --> What criteria are used to bestow the titles,how come some members have somewhat strange titles?
The stars,what do they represent and do I have to know this for the test? :confused:
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by gaining_age » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:27 pm

uh oh.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by gaining_age » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:27 pm

One does not simply ask for a moniker change.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by gaining_age » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:28 pm

A moniker gets bestowed in the least likely and desired times by the Mods.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by SlowToke » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:29 pm

The number of stars signifies how much forum members like you. The more the stars the more we like you. First rule of titles is we don't talk about titles. Trust me on this one. :lol:
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by gaining_age » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:29 pm

Those who have the standard moniker... you'll get up to "brother of the briar" as you keep posting.... keep quiet about theirs.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by Jocose » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:30 pm

You get to pick your title after 1k posts. The stars are just a gimmick.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by Irish-Dane » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:33 pm

Jocose wrote:You get to pick your title after 1k posts. The stars are just a gimmick.
Nice. That should keep the new guys busy.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by jruegg » Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:49 pm

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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by Del » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:03 pm

Truth:

During your first 100 posts, you automatically get some more stars and upgrades to your title as your post count increases. At 100 posts, you get 5 stars and the title of "Brother of the Briar."

The Moderators assign changes to titles, according to a calvinist algorithm of whimsy concerning justice and mercy.

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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by OldWorldSwine » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:03 pm

peter, you're a straight-up sort of guy, which is throwing our irony meter and sarcasm filters out of balance. But I'll try to give a kind of straight answer.

The stars are related to how many posts you've made. Most sane people drop out of the forum before reaching 4 stars, so well done. You've demonstrated remarkable (some would say shocking) patience.

Near as I can figure, the monikers are randomly generated by an infinite number of monkeys banging away on typewriters.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by jruegg » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:08 pm

In my case, stars have morphed into poo hitting the fan. My moniker of "Mr. Eggs" came from the children of a moderator.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by gravel » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:11 pm

I sorely miss being brother of the briar just as coco sorely misses being uniquely duggish.

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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by jruegg » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:13 pm

gravel wrote:I sorely miss being brother of the briar just as coco sorely misses being uniquely duggish.
Could be worse.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by Del » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:14 pm

jruegg wrote:
gravel wrote:I sorely miss being brother of the briar just as coco sorely misses being uniquely duggish.
Could be worse.
It could be a lot worse. :scared:
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by jruegg » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:16 pm

Del wrote:
jruegg wrote:
gravel wrote:I sorely miss being brother of the briar just as coco sorely misses being uniquely duggish.
Could be worse.
It could be a lot worse. :scared:
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by Pepik » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:18 pm

Del wrote:
jruegg wrote:
gravel wrote:I sorely miss being brother of the briar just as coco sorely misses being uniquely duggish.
Could be worse.
It could be a lot worse. :scared:
What - someone wants worse?


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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by Onyx » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:22 pm

Look the mods straight in the eye, and say "go ahead, I don't give a damn."
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by Jocose » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:24 pm

Onyx wrote:Look the mods straight in the eye, and say "go ahead, I don't give a damn."

I have and I'm untouchable.
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Re: what about the stars and the titles above them?

Post by SmokinGordon » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:43 pm

The most important thing to do is complain about your moniker when they change it!
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