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02-18-2002, 01:58 PM
As we have all noticed by now is the title we are given depending on how many posts we have made, they are currently as follows;

0 stranger
25 newbie
50 journeyman
100 member
200 enthusiast
400 addict
700 old hand
1200 veteran
1600 Pooh-Bah
2500 Carpal Tunnel

None of these are very pool related. On other boards I frequent they have the same titles only they pertain to the subject at hand. For example, someone with 1600 posts could be a Road Player, someone with 1200 post could be titled a Shortstop, someone with 50 posts could be a Banger and so on and so on. If anyone has some ideas or if you just think this is the dumbest idea ever, by all means make a comment.

Stauber

SPetty
02-18-2002, 03:43 PM
If we are *forced* to exist being *forced* into some ridiculous stupid # of posts related category, then I agree that it would be more appropriate to use pool-related names for said categories.

I also believe that the use of said categories will only serve to increase the number of less useful posts (like this one!) by those wishing to no longer be a stranger (or banger or whatever).

02-18-2002, 03:49 PM
0-25 should be Railbird /ccboard/images/icons/laugh.gif

02-18-2002, 04:32 PM
Did you have to tell everyone? Now people like Patrick and Maine-e-arrg will flood the board to get to a new level. This should be turned off immediately!! I was beginning to like this format but there seems to be no end to the unpleasant surprises awaiting us. Nobody should be rewarded for posting to excess.

cheesemouse
02-18-2002, 05:17 PM
Theshot,
congradulations on your promotion to 'newbie' /ccboard/images/icons/wink.gif

Rod
02-18-2002, 06:12 PM
Funny, I never saw that shown anywhere. Of course there are probably several things I haven't noticed.
Well those names can be what ever they or anyone likes.
We all know what it means. If anyone reaches 2500 soon
they should have Carpal Tunnel.
Rod

02-18-2002, 06:19 PM
Hey Rod,
have you changed your view preference to flat mode? If not, that is why you can't see my "promotion" /ccboard/images/icons/laugh.gif