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    Post by shadowwarmaan Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:18 pm

    Im sortive new to the forums so what are all the rankings and stuff in them?
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    Post by Serious_Much Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:23 pm

    You get different ranks the more posts you make, but some have unique ranks if you are a mod/admin or if you have done something noteworthy for the forum/wiki
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    Post by Reaperfan Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:28 pm

    They mostly relate to your post count. The more you post, the more your title will come to reflect how much attention you give to the forums. I'm not sure exactly what the thresholds are for passing each rank, or even what every single rank is, but here are the ones that I've seen, in order:

    Newbie
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    Addicted
    Obsessed
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    Revived

    There are also certain people who have contributed a very specific kind of contribution to the forums or the wiki, and have titles to reflect those contributions such as WhKnight's Upgrade Master title for completing most of the shield upgrade statistics on the wiki, or Maneater_Mildred's title of Undead Merchant for her PSN Store of the Damned on the forums.

    And then of course there are the moderators, who have special titles to show them as such, and the two site creators, FexDS and Emergence, who each have their own special titles.

    EDIT: Serious beat me to it, and was much more concise in his wording lol!
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    Post by Whknight Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:33 pm

    Insomniac is between Obsessed and Hollow, then I do believe that is all of them. If there is any rank past Revived, Serious_Much will be the first to find it.


    Last edited by Whknight on Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:43 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : mixed up the order.)
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    Post by Serious_Much Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:36 pm

    Aww guys, you just give me too much credit :oops:

    Hopefull there'll be one soon, but i think 3000 will be the next one :|
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    Post by Carphil Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:38 pm

    I enjoy my unique title. Just like you Serious, am I right? big grin
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    Post by shadowwarmaan Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:40 pm

    plzzz what yall talkin bout mines the best!!! lol!
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    Post by Whknight Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:41 pm

    Oh hey, you are almost revived too! I think I would be under Hollowed by now with my count, and Rant isn't to far behind me.
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    Post by befowler Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:44 pm

    I hope Serious doesn't go past "revived," it just fits so well in explaining why his avatar is so happy happy
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    Post by Serious_Much Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:53 pm

    Indeed it fits, however while iv posted less recently, don't think im gonna stop just to keep the rank silly
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    Post by FexDS Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:56 pm

    As expressed, there are different ranks. Some, more general ones, are based on participation and change by postcount. Others are admin/mod titles and a special few are awarded to community members for their notable contributions.

    The list of known ranks (yes there are more!)

    Webmaster-Fex
    Sovereign-Emergence
    Forum Lord-Veteran Mod
    Moderator-Mods
    Moderator Trainee-New Mods
    Stat Guru-Special rank for Bl41N
    Upgrade Master-Special Wiki Contributor Rank
    Quick on the Draw-First Forum Post
    Secret Hunter-Special Rank for Acidic_Cook
    Undead Merchant-Special Maneater Mildred Rank
    Newbie15Post Count
    Casual35Post Count
    Regular75Post Count
    Addicted100Post Count
    Obsessed300Post Count
    Caffeinated700Post Count
    Insomniac1000Post Count
    Hollowed1500Post Count
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    Post by Serious_Much Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:01 pm

    Fex, be honest are you just using me to reveal the ranks to the forum? lol!

    also could I have Meri's retired quick draw rank? silly
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    Post by Whknight Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:04 pm

    Wait who has Quick of the Draw? I swear I have never seen anyone with that title, also can't believe I forgot Regular and Caffinated ; ;
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    Post by Serious_Much Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:06 pm

    WHknight Meridam had it before he was raised into the sovereign hive mind that is the Moderative circle (yes I am using emergence' insight into mod-ship from now on silly)
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    Post by Whknight Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:08 pm

    :suspect: I uh... yeah I don't remember him having it at all, nor can I get the advance search to pull up every single post so. You should re-assign it randomly Fex xD
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    Post by berkut Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:08 pm

    Alas, I am but a lowly addicted forum member.......this takes a while...

    But whknight, how can someone who didn't post the first post be the quick draw?
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    Post by Whknight Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:09 pm

    Actually... I know this is off-topic but I haven't seen it anyware else and I'm sure others want to know. What is the purpose for the points?
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    Post by Serious_Much Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:11 pm

    berkut wrote:Alas, I am but a lowly addicted forum member.......this takes a while...

    But whknight, how can someone who didn't post the first post be the quick draw?

    because I'm quick on the draw with most threads? silly

    seriously though yes, it takes a while to get ranks. I like that i have a unique rank due to my post vomit xD
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    Post by Carphil Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:11 pm

    Meridam had quick on the draw, and Serious, thats why we exists, to find out the next ones happy
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    Post by berkut Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:11 pm

    Perhaps it is a measure of how related to dark souls your posts are? Since reputation is how valuable your posts are, and posts is just a count, it would make sense to me to have points represent if your posts are mostly on creating new topics (a potential measure of how many new ideas you are bringing forward) and how many are about dark souls (vs off topic).
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    Post by FexDS Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:24 pm

    The forum has the option to enable PnP RPG on it, and the points can be used for that afaik. We decided against implementing the game since it would take a gamemaster with a lot of free time to keep all these people up to date.
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    Post by Whknight Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:25 pm

    Aha... To bad I don't have a crapton of freetime like I use too..... Explains alot, thanks for the answer~
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    Post by Serious_Much Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:33 pm

    Carphil wrote:Meridam had quick on the draw, and Serious, thats why we exists, to find out the next ones happy

    you mean thats why I exist?

    you just pick up those sloppy seconds silly

    and cheers for that fex, i'd be awesome on that game evidently silly
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    Post by Carphil Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:35 pm

    WE also means me! And thanks for the explanation!
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    Post by Serious_Much Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:37 pm

    lol not sure if you got what i was saying car, but yeah, lets just post lots on topics (and try to not derail with our own conversations silly)

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