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How do it get rid of my ' newbie status' ??

Discussion in 'DVDR' started by scribbla, Sep 13, 2002.

  1. scribbla

    scribbla Member

    Sep 12, 2002
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    could someone please tell me how di i go abot getting rid of my newbie status..???

    Thanks scribbla
  2. reynards

    reynards Guest

    This is a forum not an ego trip for those with a little knowledge
  3. dRD

    dRD I hate titles Staff Member

    Jun 10, 1999
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    This has been explained various times in FAQs, etc.. Unlike most of the other forums, we DON'T automatically update users' statuses, but do it manually instead. For newbie -> member, the transition comes normally after 20 or so messages, but if the user is "obviously still newbie, but likes to post tons of questions", he will remain newbie as well to mark his real status.

    And this manual update is done about once every two months -- which means that even that you've posted 50534589043 messages, you might have to be 'newbie' for next two months until some of the admins goes through the memberlists and "promotes" users next time.

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