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When do I stop being a newbie?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by bmminc, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. bmminc

    bmminc Regular Member

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    I've seen people with fewer posts, fewer thanks, and the same join date as me who are "members"

    What gives? :(

    EDIT FOR ANYONE WITH A SANDY VAGINA: I was looking forward to having my own avatar, I know i'm new to your site and it is customary to be rude and asshole-y to me. This is not about me being "new" or "small e-peen to post count ratio".

    I just was wondering why the title under my name had not changed and thus keeping me from uploading an avatar.


    lol.
     
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  2. srb888

    srb888 Elite Member

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    Don't worry about the numbers or the level... Think about how you can be better and more useful to others in any way you can. People don't see those numbers when the real quality is glaring at them.
     
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  4. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You become a registered member once you create your 50th post that is not in the Lounge, although your rank doesn't matter if you are still a newbie at Internet marketing.

    Newbie: 0-49 posts
    No stars: 0-9 posts
    [​IMG] 10-49 posts

    Registered Member: 50-99 posts
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    Junior Member: 100-199 posts
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    Regular Member: 200-499 posts
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] 200-399 posts
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] 400-499 posts

    Power Member: 500-799 posts
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] 500-599 posts
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    Senior Member: 800-1,199 posts
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    Supreme Member: 1,200-1,599 posts
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    Elite Member: 1,600-1,999 posts
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    Ultimate Member: 2,000< posts
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] 2,000-2,999 posts
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] 3,000< posts
     
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  5. srb888

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    I can see 59 posts to his name but he is still a Newbie. According to the table, he should have changed to Registered Member...
     
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  6. rabbitking

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    When you don't ask that question anymore. ;)
     
  7. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    That's odd, I found a post (a bit of an old one) on another thread where another member had 59 posts with the title "registered member", although I wouldn't be surprised if something changed more recently as far as membership ranks are concerned. I'll look around for more recent posts by new members to see if their ranks aren't updating or if OP is just a unique case.
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  8. Methodone

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    Maybe join date matters?
     
  9. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Well, take a look at this. These are all new posts by members who have joined this forum fairly recently. Dadangle is a registered member with 77 posts, SRkrishnan is a "newbies" at 114 posts (with 2 stars), and PrivateCube is a registered member with 58 posts. Based on the evidence below, I would guess that there has been a slight change in the way a member is ranked (in title only) if they joined past December 2014, although I'm not certain about this. I see that you're a registered member with exactly 50 posts who joined October of 2012, so if I can find more recent members stuck with the newbie status, that would support my theory.

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  10. HoNeYBiRD

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    i believe i made this chart back then, there are multiple mistakes in it towards the end though :)

    answering to OP's thread title: you stop being a newbie when you stop asking questions like this :p
     
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  11. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Yes you did, HoNeYBiRD!

    Sorry about not quoting the original post, I didn't see a "reply with quote" option for it.
     
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  12. bmminc

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    This is all I was curious about. As i'd mostly just like to upload my own avatar.

    I've made some decent posts I am happy with that I would consider quality.
     
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    im so tired and tldr but the title of this has me straight rollin rn

    dont worry dude ive never even looked at my stats but over time, i became un-new, you will too. itsa miracle.
     
  14. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    When I was a new member of this forum, I remember being unable to upload a custom avatar even after 50 posts which, as you probably already knew, is how many posts you need to be able to upload your own custom avatar. Once I created my 93rd post, I went to the "edit avatar" option again and, lo and behold, I saw the option to upload a custom avatar. At the time, I had assumed that the privilege to upload a custom avatar had to be verified by a moderator of the forum, although this would be extremely time consuming for the moderators.
     
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  15. ChrisX

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    I remember reading somewhere that membership levels are updated asyncronousloy. If that's true you just have to wait while the system updates your level.
     
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    I tried to come up with something funny, but this thread is so dull and useless that my sense of humour took the first train out of here. I heard a rumour he's already in Timbuktu.
     
  17. bmminc

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    Ah guess that makes sense. thanks :)
     
  18. HoNeYBiRD

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    all is good, i don't mind at all, i just recognized my old work :)
     
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    you have been here 4 weeks would u like we call you
    professor? captain? or admiral ?
     
  20. stharthjw6j

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    He was only asking about the status structure, no need for that tone. Sheesh.