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Post by Norm » 09 Aug 2005, 20:39

Forum rankings state:

Zone 1 - 1 post (go on - you can do it!)
Zone 2 - 50 posts
Zone 3 - 100 posts
Zone 4 - 200 posts
Zone 5 - 400 posts
Zone 6 - 700 posts
All Zones - 1000 posts
The Twilight Zone - 3000 posts

I don't really see the point of forum posting manhood comparisons... (you can tell there's a "but" coming)...

But seeing as you're doing them, can't you make a more achieveable scale - It'll be the year 2017 before anyone can legitimately travel to West Ruislip at this rate :)

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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Root » 31 Mar 2008, 19:01

Time for a huuuuge bump. I apologise, but I felt it was better than making a new thread.

So... how about including Zones 7, 8 and 9 in the rankings? I might finally be able to travel home :)
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Garion » 31 Mar 2008, 19:26

Thats an idea but it's upto moley and co if they want to change the rankings. If Zones 7,8 and 9 were added, it would be interesting to see what the new boundaries would be :?

By the way, it's 2008 now and I'm already on 400 posts so I think some of us could get to West Ruislip or even further by or before 2017 :wink: Anything is possible...
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Soup Dragon » 31 Mar 2008, 20:53

Kevin is just over halfway to the Twilight Zone, but I think it would be good if he could stop at zones 7, 8 & 9 on the way!
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by moley » 31 Mar 2008, 21:28

Do people really care about rankings?

If so, what should they be?


Discuss away....

I'll listen to all replies...
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Garion » 31 Mar 2008, 22:03

Well since there are nine zones, how about the following:

Zone 1 = 1-99
Zone 2 = 100-199
Zone 3 = 200 - 299
Zone 4 = 300 - 399
Zone 5 = 400 - 499
Zone 6 = 500 - 599
Zone 7 = 600 - 699
Zone 8 = 700 - 850
Zone 9 = 851 - 999

All Zones = 1000 +
The Twighlight Zone = (whatever it is now..3000?)

What do you think? Discuss...?
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Starkey7 » 31 Mar 2008, 22:22

It's probably a good idea for them not to be so exponentially arranged, because I've been posting and posting until I'm blue in the face and I'm still only in zone five.

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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Garion » 31 Mar 2008, 22:26

Well with my arrangement, you would be promoted to Zone 7. Happy? :)
I feel that this way is more of an equal, 'fairer' way of spacing out the boundaries but like I said, its not my decision. I'm just offering ideas.
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Post by moley » 31 Mar 2008, 22:52

Call me akward (and trust me I'm only trying to generate discussion here)...

1. Do we need rankings?
2. What do they achieve?
3. Starkey7 - are you soley posting to improve the zone that you fall in to?

I'll make any changes this coming weekend - so keep the discussion going.
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Garion » 31 Mar 2008, 23:27

Well every forum I've seen has some sort of ranking system. I dont know if it is of any use but its just general things for a forum to have in my opinion. After all, what harm does it do? Its just words in a post.

I guess in a way they give something for a person to aspire to. Some people want to get to the highest level and rankings can keep people 'attached' to a forum for this purpose - as well as getting involved with the forum and activities. It can be viewed as a bit of harmless fun. Like I said, its not doing any harm...is it? :?
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by tubeguru » 01 Apr 2008, 06:39

Well as most forums have some kind of "ranking" system for no reason whatsoever I decided to use the feature when I first set this place up.

It means nothing and I'm not changing them so you'll all have to think about getting a life ...
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Garion » 01 Apr 2008, 13:25

I do have a life...whats left of it! :)

*Hmph!* Trust Neil to ruin our fun :wink: (joking :lol: )
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Post by moley » 01 Apr 2008, 22:04

Now now Neil... :wink:
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Post by Root » 01 Apr 2008, 22:12

tubeguru wrote:It means nothing and I'm not changing them so you'll all have to think about getting a life ...
What is a... "life"?
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Re: Forum Rankings

Post by Soup Dragon » 02 Apr 2008, 13:12

In retrospect I think the rankings are actually quite pointless and could encourage some sad people just to post for no other reason other than to try and improve their ranking.
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