We need more post ranks

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by joejoejoemoe, May 23, 2011.

  1. joejoejoemoe

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    I see people with iPad master next to their name at 4000+ posts and some guy with 350 is a master also?! Where's the justice?! Also, I kinda like being an iPad noob... :)
     
  2. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    This has been discussed in the past and there were some suggestions as to what the new rankings might be. I'm not sure how easy it is to change the ranking system in the Forum software, though.

    Tim
     
  3. King.Khoja

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    Yea I dont get the ranking deal either.
     
  4. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    You can read about the vBulletin ranking system here (vBulletin is the Forum software package used by iPad Forum)

    vBulletin Manual

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  5. graywolf

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    By reading that, it should be simple to do.
     
  6. johnhyunyoon

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    Just curious, have the ranks been changed? (doesn't seem like it^)
    is it still a possibility? It seems like all you need to do is go into the program and change some number values or add new ones
     
  7. graywolf

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    The ranks have not been changed that I know of.
    And I hope it is still a possibility.

    As you can see, I have been the same rank for 9 months. :D
     
  8. johnhyunyoon

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    I hope they get some new titles by the time I get that many posts! Haha
     
  9. DefBref

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    TBH I would get rid of the ranks altogethor and just use member.

    Giving someone the title of ipad master, is misleading, count post is no indication at all of experience with the ipad. Unfortunately new members can sometimes put to much weight into the titles and follow bad advice from a 'senior' member rather than good advice from a 'junior' member just because of a title bestowed upon them by post count.

    This isn't a specific criticism of this forum, it happens on nearly every forum I use. If you do insist on ranks, then at least make the titles something that does not seem to indicate their experience with the ipad.
     
  10. SweetPoison

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    I fail to see what it matters one iota. It is really that important to you about post count and what title you have earned?

    When I first joined here ~ then later on ~ folks would say, "OMG, Marie, you have 1K posts, or you are close to this many!" I never really noticed until someone noticed for me. :eek:

    Just enjoy IPF and don't trip about it so much!

    Just sayin'....:)
     

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