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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by WnrWnrChickenDinner, Sep 6, 2010.

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  1. WnrWnrChickenDinner

    WnrWnrChickenDinner BANNED BANNED

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    The terms say You need to be a member for 60 days and you need over 100 posts. How come I see Jr Members all the time that have under 100 posts?

    Jr. VIP Membership
    If you have been a member of the forum for at least 60 days, and have made at least 100 posts, your $97 donation will promote you to a Jr. VIP membership, which allows you to access the hidden Jr. VIP forums.


    Did they get the hook up? :D
     
  2. fun4uoc

    fun4uoc Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I'm sure exceptions can be made when a mod or admin personally knows someone and can vouch for them.
     
  3. xhpdx

    xhpdx Regular Member

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    Perhaps they have connections with mods/admins or had more posts which got deleted when certain sections were deleted and banned for discussion
     
  4. davidk

    davidk Power Member

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    I think if someone makes a post that gets moved to Jr VIP, the poster gets Jr VIP also.
     
  5. xhpdx

    xhpdx Regular Member

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    No this is not the true. If the post is moved to jr vip only jrvips will see it excluding the guy who made the post.
     
  6. BigBuddy

    BigBuddy Account Under Review

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    Now Terms have been somewhat relaxed.
     
  7. davidk

    davidk Power Member

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    I could be wrong, but I've seen it mentioned a couple times.
     
  8. insider

    insider Regular Member

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    Another reason can be, when CS and Ewho sections were deleted, the post count of those guys that were already vips decrased under 100 posts
     
  9. Chemical

    Chemical Newbie

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    I need to donate 97$ to get jr. vip? you must be kidding me:D
     
  10. Thrashingshrimp

    Thrashingshrimp Junior Member

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    It's because the mods/admins don't care too much anymore.
     
  11. Rhazha

    Rhazha Junior Member

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    The donation of $97 indeed gets you the title "Jr. VIP." BUT, despite of the new title under your name
    You can't access the content of the VIP area UNTIL you have reached 100 posts and have been a membership for at least 60 days.:p

    So "what is the point?" you might be asking... some people don't like to be carrying the "newbie" title by itself and "Jr. VIP" does sound better for the ego:D

    If you are in the forum everyday (almost), contributing with posts and being of some help for others
    you will be able to reach the minimum quote with no problem and soon you'll be able to have access to content that is private to a smaller group of members.

    For those who don't mind the title but still can for the time being afford the fee, being a donor is a great choice.
    Somewhat you feel you are helping to maintain the forum up and running due to your contribution.:crackhead
     
  12. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Not really.

    That section has easily added 5 figures to my income both directly and indirectly, so I reckon 97 bucks wasn't too bad ;)
     
  13. nowimhere

    nowimhere Regular Member

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    Rad.

    I've been considering it for quite some time now...

    dont really know what to expect though, but hey,

    this is BHW.

    I am pretty sure it will be badass.

    Any hints?
     
  14. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Networking ;)
     
  15. lawndog

    lawndog Registered Member

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    They have a button in there (VIP section) that saves a panda every time you press it. But if you press it too many times a Mexican dies (so I've been told).
     
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  16. havokb8

    havokb8 Guest

    JR Vip, Exec Vip, and Staff sections are all mostly filled with different cooking recipes from top level members. This was inspired by Essential Clix in early 2008. Most of us enjoy cooking and barbecuing more than this. Most of the marketing stuff is right here.
     
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  17. mousanony

    mousanony Newbie

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    100 dollars isn't worth any more whether or not you have 100 posts :)

    If you're willing to pay for it, why the hell not
     
  18. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    By accident you can end up making more money with some of the knowledge in there as well as the relationships you can develop.

    The ROI on the 97 bucks can be very good!
     
  19. CoyoteAssassin

    CoyoteAssassin Elite Member

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    Think of the $97 as a, "Thank you BHW for putting together this great website that I spend so much time on and learn how to make money on my own. I am giving you $97 not because of the title but because I want to give back."

    PS - If anyone asks, I am holding out on donating/becoming a Jr VIP until HaRRo puts up the $150 Donor+JrVIP option. It should be up soon (per PM from him). If you are interested in this option, post your comment here to PM him so the he realizes there is a demand for it.

    Thanks!
     
  20. tymillz

    tymillz Super Moderator Staff Member Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You cracked the door open, so I am going to kick it wide open. I am going to share a highly coveted method shared in the Exec. Vip section. My fellow staff, and execs might get angry with me. And more than likely I will lose alot of the relationships I have built, but hey.

    I figure by sharing this method I can encourage many regular members to become Jr. Vip, and get all members to strive for Exec.

    Well nuff said, sorry boys !...

    Code:
    Savory Souffle Base Recipe
    Ingredients
    3 tablespoons butter
    3 tablespoons flour
    1 cup milk
    4 eggs, separated
    Seasoning (salt, pepper, etc.)
    Optional add-ins (grated cheese, pureed vegetables, etc.)
    Equipment
    Small saucepan
    Small bowl
    Whisk
    Melt the butter in a small saucepan, then stir in the flour.
    Stir constantly for a couple minutes, but not long enough for the mixture to brown.
    Meanwhile, heat the milk in a separate pan.
    Stir the warm milk into the butter and flour mixture.
    Bring the sauce to a boil, then lower the heat to a simmer and cook for several more minutes, until thick.
    Stir in any seasoning, and remove from heat. You now have a basic béchamel sauce.
    In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks together.
    Save the egg whites. You'll be using them after you make your base. It's the whipped egg whites and base combined that make a souffle!
    Add a small amount of the hot béchamel mixture to the eggs.
    Pour the egg mixture back into the béchamel sauce, stirring until incorporated.
    Stir in any additional ingredients you wish to add—grated cheese and pureed vegetables are common choices.
    Be careful not to overwhelm the souffle with heavy ingredients. The consistency of the base will affect the souffle's ability to rise in the oven.3
    Don't add more than 1 1/2 cups of extra ingredients, and make sure the resulting consistency is similar to that of the original béchamel and egg mixture.4
    Sweet Souffle Base Recipe
    Ingredients
    3 eggs, separated
    1/4 cup sugar
    2 tablespoons flour
    1 cup milk
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    Optional add-ins (chocolate, fruit purees, flavor extracts, etc.)
    Equipment
    Double boiler
    Mixing bowl
    Whisk
    Candy thermometer (optional)
    Beat the egg yolks and sugar together until the mixture becomes pale yellow.
    Save the egg whites. You'll be using them after you make your base. It's the whipped egg whites and base combined that make a souffle!
    Stir the flour into the mixture.
    Heat the milk and vanilla to just below boiling, then pour into egg mixture while stirring.
    Whisking constantly in the top part of a double boiler, bring mixture to a boil, or cook until the temperature reaches 160° F on a candy thermometer. Cook for a minute or two, then remove from heat.5
    You now have a basic crème patissière.
    Stir in any extra ingredients, keeping the consistency of the base in mind. Common additions include fruit purees, chocolate and flavor extracts.
     
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