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Discussion in 'News & Feedback' started by GaMeR, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. GaMeR

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    NOTE: Veteran status is assigned manually and is currently INVITE ONLY which means that you will be contacted if you're deemed qualified.

    Here are the current requirements to become a Veteran:

    *You must have not caused any serious problems in the past.
    *You must be a member of the forum for at least 6 months.
    *You are deemed a quality member which means that you actively engage in discussions and contribute positively to the overall well being of PwnEm.

    Keep in mind that you may lose status if you break the rules or abuse the privileges that will come with the new user group. Serious offenses will result in a permanent ban! Don't break our trust.

    At the moment this user group is called "Veteran" and the color is blue. As for special privileges here they are:

    *Only this user group & staff can utilize the chat system.

    Keep in mind that this may change as time goes on. At times, Veterans may be given preferences in certain community related events such as contests at our sole discretion. Donating will NOT secure Veteran status as well, it must be earned as stated above.

    -GaMeR

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    This usergroup was created as a result of a suggestion of another forum member, It Made Me. It originally started out as a simple style related idea but has become a more prominent symbol. Members who are Veterans are committed to the community and as such are empowered to help maintain order in the community. They are not to replace the authority of a moderator/administrator but can still ban spammers and issue warnings to troublemakers when necessary.

    Idea thread: http://www.pwnem.com/t-new-active-user-group
     
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  2. It Made Me

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    Great. Good to see the Orange fleet of Veterans finally being implemented.

    Maybe another requirement should be that your Warn Level is not above a certain %? e.g it must be under 50%??
     
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    Good suggestion, I just added that in. However, I think 40% is better, as 50% is rather high...
     
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    Ok yeah fair enough. Oh since we're on the warn subject... does 100% warn = ban?
     
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    Yeah. Usually it's a permanent ban, but it depends on the offense.
     
  6. dx4

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    So, the groups are only 1 thread? Auch! I imagined them better...
     
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    dx4, I think your referring to GROUPS. This thread is about the Veteran User Group which is totally different.

    And the reason why the group is only one thread is because we are just testing it out for now. Also it's just supposed to be for fun so there's no need for having a whole forum dedicated to each individual group.
     
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    Right, my mistake... Will I be a veteran if I have 200+ posts?
     
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    Yeah as long as you don't break any rules.

    Once you get to 200 PM me, and I'll upgrade your status.
     
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    In April the amount of posts required to join this group will be increased to 350, I think it's fair as the forum has now gotten more activity so it's easier to post more.

    Plus we can't have a flock of Veterans all at once, so this will help regulate it as well.
     
  11. oneillz8o8

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    I noticed my name was in orange when I scrolled down to the bottom. Is this automatic/

    I mean, I was planning to join the Veteran group [and asking, of course] but I just... didn't =P
     
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    I love the membergroups setup, it's very clever. I also like the levels in accordance with the member posts.
     
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    Does this mean any current Vet with less than 350 will be Demoted?
     
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    from the looks of it .No
     
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    No, you won't be demoted for that reason.
     
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    Ok, the post requirement to be a Veteran has now been raised from 200 posts to 325.

    I already upgraded one person who had just met the old criteria, as it was done before this adjustment was made. But all other members will have to follow the new criteria. Also, if you currently have under 325 posts and are a Veteran, you will not lose it as long as you stay active in the forum.
     
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    Great Work GaMeR
    This gives me a lot of ideas for future uses.
     
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    Phew, just in hey Deadpool. lol, congrats on the new grouping.
     
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    I'll get there eventually. Sorry I've not been on in a few days guys. Family melodrama and work. Tiring.
     
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    Bah, it's all good. Welcome back. :p

    You missed one or two things...

    dx4 has come back to us. and is now a regular again.......... Actually that's all I can think of lol..

    Now, back on track....
     

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