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Old 01-06-2006, 11:33 AM   #1
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Coolio titles under the avatars

*le pout* I want to have a coolio title under my avatar like the Senior Members. How can I become a Senior Member and gain a title? (I'm imagining myself sounding like Fez from "That 70s Show," strange)
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Old 01-06-2006, 12:22 PM   Attended an OMGWTFKKWBBQ! KKWiki Contributer Senior Registered Member #2
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*le pout* I want to have a coolio title under my avatar like the Senior Members. How can I become a Senior Member and gain a title? (I'm imagining myself sounding like Fez from "That 70s Show," strange)
I didn't realise that the custom title option was only open to senior members. Are you sure? Check your User CP (where you picked your avatar) and go to "Edit Profile". The first option for me is "custom user title" but I'm not sure if you have that. I thought you just needed to have posted enough to be a "member" before you could change it. But check for yourself.

As for "Senior Member" status as far as I'm aware, last time I checked that distinction was only given to people who were on the old forums before we moved over. I think the idea was to reward loyalty with a little badge. I've not seen it be given to anyone newer, but I may be wrong, and an admin may be willing to make an exception. Kiss up to Baz and Liam, you never know your luck!
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Old 01-06-2006, 12:31 PM   Lifetme Service Award Attended an OMGWTFKKWBBQ! Retired Administrator #3
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As far as I remember, Senior Member is awarded based on post count, but we will remove the rank title if we feel that you have talked out of your arse to get there.

Either way, you are better off not adding your own rank to your profile. The admins have given or allowed ranks to a select group. This group is easily monitored using the forum admin controls. Any new or unintended members are likely to have their ranks removed.
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Old 01-06-2006, 12:36 PM   Attended an OMGWTFKKWBBQ! KKWiki Contributer Senior Registered Member #4
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As far as I remember, Senior Member is awarded based on post count, but we will remove the rank title if we feel that you have talked out of your arse to get there.

Either way, you are better off not adding your own rank to your profile. The admins have given or allowed ranks to a select group. This group is easily monitored using the forum admin controls. Any new or unintended members are likely to have their ranks removed.
Ahh, I was just referring to the custom user title, not the rank. I wouldn't ever suggest anyone change that to "senior member".

Liam, are we talking about the same thing regarding Senior Member? Because as far as I know, the user title (under the avatar) only goes from "newcomer" to "member" and THAT is based on post count. The only way for it to be changed to "Senior Member" (rather than manually doing that, which is a no-no) is by getting the rank of Senior member.

But the rank (the badge on the top corner) has to be given by you guys, no? Hence "senior member" (or officer, mod, admin, etc) is decided upon by Admins?

I might be wrong, I'm just going on this but it is old.
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Old 01-06-2006, 01:19 PM   First Class Member Attended an OMGWTFKKWBBQ! Moderator #5
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Piece of advice, stop it here. There was this thread, and look what happened. As goes for the rank Senior Member, Liam once told me that it came from the number of posts. I had 700 posts and wasn't automatically made senior, so either it isn't so, or the post count is set high.

Can Seniors really change their user title? Officers can't, that much I know. I thought only admins could change the titles. Well, and everyone with acces to the admin CP (if there are others than the admins).
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Old 01-06-2006, 01:24 PM   Attended an OMGWTFKKWBBQ! KKWiki Contributer Senior Registered Member #6
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Piece of advice, stop it here. There was this thread, and look what happened. As goes for the rank Senior Member, Liam once told me that it came from the number of posts. I had 700 posts and wasn't automatically made senior, so either it isn't so, or the post count is set high.
Yep, saw that thread. I'd never ever suggest asking for a title, but kissing up to the admins has seen other people promoted officer or getting titles . I won't name names but let's face it, everyone's a human being at the end of the day, and you're always going to favour people you like. This is the ONLY logical explanation for me ever being made a mod!

And yeah, I don't think it's post-count related to be a "senior member", just "member" rather than "newcomer". But if it is it's MASSIVELY high, probably over 1000, in which case you're gonna have to stick around for ages, or spam. And spam is bad. The Ayatollah has spoken.

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Can Seniors really change their user title? Officers can't, that much I know.
You can't? I always could, and I think I used to be an officer. Not sure, but I believe so, immediately after I got fired as a mod . It could be a remnant from my mod days, who knows?
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Old 01-06-2006, 01:57 PM   First Class Member KKWiki Contributer Administrator #7
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The admins have given or allowed ranks to a select group.
Yes yes, let's not forget; KKW is prejudiced.

I've been a member for god knows how long, and I've never had a Member Title, so....yeah. Not that I care much.
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Old 01-06-2006, 02:17 PM   Senior Registered Member #8
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Yes yes, let's not forget; KKW is prejudiced.

I've been a member for god knows how long, and I've never had a Member Title, so....yeah. Not that I care much.
But you're an Officer :O You feature on the Forum Leaders page, Senior Members with tags don't.
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Old 01-06-2006, 02:23 PM   First Class Member KKWiki Contributer Administrator #9
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But you're an Officer :O You feature on the Forum Leaders page, Senior Members with tags don't.
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Old 01-06-2006, 02:35 PM   Attended an OMGWTFKKWBBQ! KKWiki Contributer Senior Registered Member #10
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I've been a member for god knows how long, and I've never had a Member Title, so....yeah. Not that I care much.
That's a lie. I remember when she first joined she had one. Of course she can't read this as I posted it, but if someone wants to let her know that she DID have one. She had a title with a little heart by it, but I forget what the title itself was.
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Old 01-06-2006, 03:46 PM   Officer #11
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I'm sure it has nothing to do with post count. It's always been about favoritism amongst the admins. If you show yourself to be a unique, interesting member on the forums, and admins see that, you'll earn yourself a title (maybe a rank).
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Old 01-06-2006, 03:46 PM   Senior Registered Member #12
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Yeah the senior member thing can't be based on numbers because I've got one...
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Old 01-06-2006, 07:54 PM   First Class Member KKWiki Contributer Administrator #13
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That's a lie. I remember when she first joined she had one. Of course she can't read this as I posted it, but if someone wants to let her know that she DID have one. She had a title with a little heart by it, but I forget what the title itself was.
Unfortunately I had to unblock you because none of the threads made any sense the other way. But Yes I remember having one for a week or so. Something like "KKW Siren" with a heart. Didn't last long.
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Old 03-06-2006, 12:30 PM   #14
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I didn't realise that the custom title option was only open to senior members. Are you sure? Check your User CP (where you picked your avatar) and go to "Edit Profile". The first option for me is "custom user title" but I'm not sure if you have that. I thought you just needed to have posted enough to be a "member" before you could change it. But check for yourself.
My first option under "Edit Profile" is to change password/e-mail. I have no option for "Custom User Title."
I figured I couldn't just change to a senior member but I deduced that you had to BE a senior member in order to change your custom user title.
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Old 03-06-2006, 12:34 PM   Attended an OMGWTFKKWBBQ! KKWiki Contributer Senior Registered Member #15
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My first option under "Edit Profile" is to change password/e-mail. I have no option for "Custom User Title."
I figured I couldn't just change to a senior member but I deduced that you had to BE a senior member in order to change your custom user title.
Ahh. I see. Cool. Woo!

Seriously though, stick around, keep on posting and being interesting and you may earn a title. Or be annoying and they'll call you 'comedian' like they did me

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Old 03-06-2006, 12:57 PM   #16
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^*cracking up* It's an honest title.

Laughable Lesbian or Desperate Dyke would fit as well.
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Old 03-06-2006, 02:31 PM   Senior Registered Member #17
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