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Can someone explain the stars, ratings, etc.?

Discussion in 'Forum Suggestions & Feedback' started by Atlas, Jul 20, 2008.

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  1. Atlas

    Atlas Regular Member

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    I am not that familar with VBulletin/BHW forum and the ratings. What do the stars and colors of the stars represent? :rolleyes:
     
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    cpaaddict Supreme Member

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    post count i guess like all forums
     
  3. vcd0304

    vcd0304 Junior Member

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    What about "Donor"?
    People who donates?
     
  4. Rambo

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    People who donate have a DONOR badge next to their stars.
     
  5. Atlas

    Atlas Regular Member

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    Its more than post count, you have 600+ but only 2 stars, while other people with 300 posts have 3+ stars. It must be a combination of posting, donor, and times you have been thanked.
     
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    oldenstylehats Elite Member Premium Member

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    His stars and other people's stars are different. Check the shading and coloration. It is related to post count and post count alone.
     
  7. bigkee42

    bigkee42 Junior Member

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    I've been wondering the same question. I guess I was too scared to post it and get laughed at. However, I still do not know what it means???
     
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    oldenstylehats Elite Member Premium Member

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    Okay. I'll break it down. For you first 500 posts you get these stars:
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    One for each 100 posts that you have. So at 225 posts, you have:
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    When you get to 500 posts, you switch to these stars:
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    Once again, a new star for every 100 posts. So, at 713 posts (such as myself) you see:
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    You get blue stars as you reach certain post plateus. The first set of stars is a blue that looks frazzeled at the bottom. Whn you have posted enough to get like five stars you start over with ONE solid blue star. So on and so forth.......

    Besides the stars though:

    I'm still waiting to see if anyone will EVER get as many of those green markers under their stats as HaRRo has.

    "HaRRo is truly awesome to behold" LOL!!!
     
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    Belexandor Junior Member

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    Damn olden, anything I can do, you can do Meta!!
     
  11. ximscreamingx

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    Come on Clix.. Give us back our gold stars for 500-999. Now n00bs are confused. Confused n00bs attract bears. Now look what you did, bears. We're going to have bears in here.
     
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    ximscreamingx Power Member

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    Don't let them fool ya, it means they're organ donors.

     
  13. Atlas

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    oldenstylehats, thanks for breaking it down.

    It looks like there was a certain rating system that was later changed which is why some peoples stars and colors dont seem to add up.
     
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    Essential Clix Executive VIP Premium Member

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    If I put the gold stars back where they were, it would confuse people even more, as the colors would just be all over the place again :D

    The stars -- the number and color of the stars -- progress as your post count progresses. Each color scheme has 5 stars in total. That way, the color of the stars start out dark and turns brighter as your post count increases. It goes from shades of blue all the way up to yellow/gold. I haven't decided if I should make white the final color not. Note that this is still a work in progress.
     
  15. Xcptn

    Xcptn Registered Member

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    It gets pretty confusing with all the different colors. For noobs, i'm sure this:

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    looks a lot better than this:

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    Can't we just make the stars harder to get now since the number of members with high post counts are increasing? Make it like 200 per star and then after you get 5 stars, just change the color instead of reverting back to one star. Five stars just look better than 1-2 stars in any color. :rolleyes:
     
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    I was wondering about this. I think this and all the other posts about ratings should be "stickied". I originally thought that the stars related to reputation.:)
     
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    I was pretty confused too, but I guess a little too shy to ask. Everything seems clearer now!
     
  18. netjedi

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    haha, didnt know there are so many different types of stars and colours..
     
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