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Old Jul 6 2008, 03:36 PM   #41
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Old Jul 6 2008, 06:21 PM   #42
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That is sometimes the only way you find an answer or answers a question or questions you may have is to ask.

By the way I have a idea: The only dumb questions are the ones people don't ask. No disrespect to anyone here or other sites.
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Old Jul 6 2008, 07:22 PM   #43
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That is old news, Ginny.
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Old Jul 6 2008, 08:27 PM   #44
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What Hans said. The ranks are generally what you'd expect, but you won't know how quickly you'll move through them. I figure you need a bit of adventure, especially as you get to set your own title by the point the group memberships kick in.
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Old Jul 7 2008, 04:12 AM   #45
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You can make your title be whatever you'd like now Jube, since you've reached 220 posts. And you can join any usergroup you wish as well, which'll determine your rank. My only suggestion is to not have your title be in all caps.
I went back and fixed it Cheryl, didn't realise at time that I had the "Caps Lock" on. Done now. Thanks for the reminder.
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Old Jul 7 2008, 09:17 AM   #46
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Ooooohhhh... we have a real Dolphineer Apprentice

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Old Jul 7 2008, 04:37 PM   #47
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Hans I am at the rank of Dolphineer too. Just Student but I thing it well go up I hope! By the way nice pun I think that what you call it?

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Old Jul 11 2008, 10:40 AM   #48
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What an interesting thread!

Just coming out of lurkdom for a minute to remind myself where I stand in the rankings.

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Old Jul 11 2008, 10:41 AM   #49
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Hmmmm....... I'm a glow........Well, I have a long way to go! Least I'm not a "dim glow"
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Old Dec 2 2008, 08:20 AM   #50
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just a quick question on why some posts don't seem to count...I am currently a shipfish with 105 posts but I have posted at least 4 or more posts and am staying at 105...This seems odd to me because previously the title changed almost immediately...What types of posts count at fractions or not at all?
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Old Dec 2 2008, 09:03 AM   #51
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Emerald if you post in the Games & Misc folders they don't count towards you post count.
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Old Dec 2 2008, 01:24 PM   #52
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What Kater said. Posts in the Games and Miscellany forum do not count in your post total.

Also, every few months I shift topics from the Library Cafe to the Cafe Archives, and those posts get removed from your post total.
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Old Dec 2 2008, 05:46 PM   #53
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I thought the Games and Misc did not count but I also thought some of the introduction threads did not count either...maybe they are ones that get subtracted...I try to post in other discussions but I no longer have any of Anne's books except the Pern ones. Lost the Talent series in our move to TN...
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Old Dec 2 2008, 08:28 PM   #54
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Count is never done by individual thread. Either all posts in a forum count, or none do.
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Old Jan 24 2009, 10:44 AM   #55
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Question... After you reach 220 posts do you get to keep your senior rank even if topics are moved to the Archives?
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Old Jan 24 2009, 11:19 AM   #56
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Yes, unless you are unfortunate enough to reach 220 posts just before I move things to archives. The board does promotions once or twice an hour, so there is a small gap into which you could fall if you were most unlucky.
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Thanks Cheryl!! Thats a good thing to keep in mind since I'm hoping to reach senior rank in the next month or two.
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What Kater said. Posts in the Games and Miscellany forum do not count in your post total.

Also, every few months I shift topics from the Library Cafe to the Cafe Archives, and those posts get removed from your post total.
...Or if you're (un)lucky enough to post in an archived topic... I noticed this when Hans archived that fanfic topic I stupidly didn't split at first, then realizrd the benefits of splitting, and (typical me) decided not to wait for you guys to split the fic off...

I'd currently be a 'Hrruban' or possibly an 'Eosi' if not for that...
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Old Jan 25 2009, 07:51 AM   #59
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If you post to an archived topic, we move it back to the Cafe typically.
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I officially just reached 220 posts! How do I custom make my own title? I would like "Dragon Healer"....
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Speaking of this… when I reached 220 posts, I choose to be a Dragonrider. Now I’m at about 260 posts, and still a candidate. When is a rank changed? Are there any rules like before?
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The rankings change very slowly after you hit the 220 mark. You'll have a slow climb to Weyrwoman at 1200 posts.
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Phoow! That is slow! Oh, well, it’s worth the wait. And in the meantime, I can enjoy the ranks that come in-between. Right?
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Yes, though there are only a few ranks in between; there's more for the male dragonriders, they have more job opportunities!
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Well, I thought as much, but it’s ok. Spending time on the forum is like being at home far away from home.
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You're very kind, Talisath. That you feel like that is good to hear!
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Old Jan 16 2010, 01:47 PM   #70
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I just thought of this: if I reach 1200 posts and become a Weyrwoman, and I change my status and keep it for some time, would I still be a Weyrwoman if a change my status back to Dragonrider?
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You can change to a different user group, like Crystal Singers; if you then change back to Dragonrider you'll still be at WW, yes.
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Oh, good! Thank you!
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