User rankings (suggestions for replacing illuminated status)

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User rankings (suggestions for replacing illuminated status)

Postby BrianM » Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:02 am

I've decided to get rid of the current ranking system, level 1 through 10 plus 33 illuminated...

We don't necessarily have to have a ranking system, but it's kind of fun and it's a default built-in feature of the forum... also, for some people it motivates them to get to the next rank (though I hope no one using that as an excuse to post lots of useless comments for the sake of a rank)

For now I've modeled the ranking system after the law of moses and the anglo saxons. (see Numbers 11:16 and Deuteronomy 1:15-)

I've setup captains of 10, 50, 100, 1000, 10000... was also thinking of adding the rank "seventy" and "sheriff" - maybe one of those could be the rank of the moderators? For more details regarding how "sheriff" relates to this see Darren's first post on this thread: http://www.ldsfreedomforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=6763 - and for details on the "seventy" see The Bible, Numbers 11:16.


Also, let me know what other suggestions you might have for the post ranking system.
All my opinions are tentative pending further data...

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Re: User rankings (suggestions for replacing illuminated status)

Postby ShawnC » Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:09 am

How about adding ranks based upon how much time people waste and obsess about things on here.

1-Take a break
2-Read some scriptures
3-Have no outside life
4-Wife going to divorce you
etc. etc.

Something like that?
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Re: User rankings (suggestions for replacing illuminated status)

Postby Lone Star Patriot » Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:37 am

Brian,

I was just looking at a thread and noticed the ranking system had changed. I had to laugh, I think the one you've come up with is excellent. I also like your idea of "sheriff." Maybe you could be the "Sheriff" and other moderators could be "deputies?" And if there's a ranking amongst deputies, a "Deputy Fife" would be awesome.

Anyway, I just wanted to say thanks for all of your hard work in keeping this forum a good place to discuss and share ideas as they relate to the Gospel and these times we live in. In fact, this is the only forum I actually participate in because it is the only one where I feel a Spirit of brotherhood, even among those who don't share the same opinions. I have to admit though, I completely missed some of the "not so nice" threads that have been the topic of recent discussion.

Anyway, thanks for your hard work. I love this forum.

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Re: User rankings (suggestions for replacing illuminated status)

Postby Mark » Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:46 am

How about adding ranks based upon how much time people waste and obsess about things on here.

1-Take a break
2-Read some scriptures
3-Have no outside life
4-Wife going to divorce you
etc. etc.

Something like that?


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Re: User rankings (suggestions for replacing illuminated status)

Postby ChelC » Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:48 am

I think Shawn's should be "antagonist" :wink:
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Re: User rankings (suggestions for replacing illuminated status)

Postby ShawnC » Thu Jul 23, 2009 11:49 am

ChelC wrote:I think Shawn's should be "antagonist" :wink:



Perfect!!!
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Re: User rankings (suggestions for replacing illuminated status)

Postby shadow » Thu Jul 23, 2009 12:02 pm

ChelC wrote:I think Shawn's should be "antagonist" :wink:

I can't think of anything better.

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