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December 1, 2009 8:54:12 PM

Please bring back the Tom's Hammer for the icon of having five or more badges of a certain level. The "badge icon" on top of the badge icon just looks bad in post & is more confussing, plus the Tom's Hammer looked cooler!! :sol: 

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December 1, 2009 8:56:50 PM

The tool tip doesn't explain what the badge icon represents anymore either. It used to say you had 5 or more bronze, silver or gold badges. Now it's just part of the link to your profile page like your username is.
December 2, 2009 4:54:31 AM

Agreed. The new icon looks generic.
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December 2, 2009 5:16:43 AM

Yea I'd prefer the hammer (not that I have one), and possibly a nicer looking icon for the medal, although that's less important since you don't always see it. The bronze medal icon just looks like a brown spot.
December 2, 2009 3:44:47 PM

Ask and you shall recieve, ladies...
December 2, 2009 3:58:01 PM

Why do they keep changing the forum structure?
We are still trying to understand everything that changed from the old forum, and they keep changing, and changing stuff. :??: 
December 2, 2009 8:46:19 PM

The structure hasn't really changed (well, not for you guys), just the aesthetics.
December 2, 2009 8:55:17 PM

The names have changed, The Other is gone, now we have noobs with more points than some veterans, the Phoenix Suns lost to the Knicks, Vanilla Ice is a rocker...

There have been plenty of changes!
December 2, 2009 9:04:48 PM

Oh, I wasn't thinking of changes that far back, just recently. The Other is not gone either, technically.
December 3, 2009 3:10:16 AM

dunklegend said:
The names have changed, The Other is gone, now we have noobs with more points than some veterans, the Phoenix Suns lost to the Knicks, Vanilla Ice is a rocker...

There have been plenty of changes!


Soon I wil be an addict. Pusher is the obvious next step for a title. I would have soon been an Honary veteran of THGC. Disrespect of the forum vererans, I think so.

1. 0 stranger
2. 25 newbie
3. 50 journeyman
4. 100 member
5. 200 enthusiast
6. 400 addict
7. 700 old hand
8. 1100 nimble knuckle
9. 1600 Honorary Poster
10. 2200 Faithful Poster
11. 2900 Ancient Poster
12. 3700 Eternal Poster
13. 4600 Forum Veteran
14. 5600 Forum Fixture
15. 6700 Forum Resident
16. 7900 Forum Master
17. 9200 Forum Gigolo
18. 10600 Honorary Veteran of THGC
19. 12100 Honorary Fixture of THGC
20. 13700 Honorary Resident of THGC
21. 15400 Honorary Master of THGC
22. 17200 Honorary Gigolo of THGC
23. 19100 Honorary Guru of THGC
24. 30000 Master Historian of THGC
25. 45000 Master Gigolo of THGC
26. 62000 Master Guru of THGC
27. 80000 Master Wizard of THGC
28. 100000 Master Elder of


nOObs with more points than veterans? That is because the vererans of THGC were given .3 'Points' for their previously accumilated posts. I should have about 40,000 points for 10K posts at 10k x 4 points = 40,000 points. Vets were also ripped off of their previously accumilated 'best answers'. The French owners are the real nOObs. When the French owners EBAY auction this forum, I hope the bidders pause and realize the French will surrender immediately when the 'bidding war' begins.

New Jersey set the record tonight...0-17. Lakers! :sol: 
December 3, 2009 4:38:14 PM

badge said:
Soon I wil be an addict. Pusher is the obvious next step for a title. I would have soon been an Honary veteran of THGC. Disrespect of the forum vererans, I think so.

1. 0 stranger
2. 25 newbie
3. 50 journeyman
4. 100 member
5. 200 enthusiast
6. 400 addict
7. 700 old hand
8. 1100 nimble knuckle
9. 1600 Honorary Poster
10. 2200 Faithful Poster
11. 2900 Ancient Poster
12. 3700 Eternal Poster
13. 4600 Forum Veteran
14. 5600 Forum Fixture
15. 6700 Forum Resident
16. 7900 Forum Master
17. 9200 Forum Gigolo
18. 10600 Honorary Veteran of THGC
19. 12100 Honorary Fixture of THGC
20. 13700 Honorary Resident of THGC
21. 15400 Honorary Master of THGC
22. 17200 Honorary Gigolo of THGC
23. 19100 Honorary Guru of THGC
24. 30000 Master Historian of THGC
25. 45000 Master Gigolo of THGC
26. 62000 Master Guru of THGC
27. 80000 Master Wizard of THGC
28. 100000 Master Elder of


nOObs with more points than veterans? That is because the vererans of THGC were given .3 'Points' for their previously accumilated posts. I should have about 40,000 points for 10K posts at 10k x 4 points = 40,000 points. Vets were also ripped off of their previously accumilated 'best answers'. The French owners are the real nOObs. When the French owners EBAY auction this forum, I hope the bidders pause and realize the French will surrender immediately when the 'bidding war' begins.

New Jersey set the record tonight...0-17. Lakers! :sol: 


I would be getting close to Faithful Poster, instead I'm a lowly Regular :( 
December 3, 2009 4:49:02 PM

I'd be 300 points away from Forum Master.
December 3, 2009 5:15:40 PM

I be a lonely nimble knuckle... I like the new system points better!! :D  :pt1cable:  :lol: 

Actually, I do truly believe BoM did "screw" the true veterans of this forum with the 0.3 points per post forumla that was used!!
December 3, 2009 5:15:56 PM

Those are 'posts' counts. We don't need no stinkin' points.
December 3, 2009 5:17:04 PM

I was a nimble knuckle three years ago. I may become a Pusher today sometime.
December 3, 2009 5:28:29 PM

dunklegend said:
I would be getting close to Faithful Poster, instead I'm a lowly Regular :( 


Making veteran now is easy. Then it takes a while to hold the next title which is 'addict'. Then it takes like 100,000 points to become like a regular adict. Being a Pusher is the obvious step up from Addict. Point totals should reflect status related to level of Surrender Monkey. The French tech guy is a Level 2, but not on the Forum, in French funny bars.
December 3, 2009 5:39:36 PM

Techno34, I apologize for appearing to show disrespect flaming away on another of your fine threads. But the French Tech Guy is not a guy. He's a she. Emily. A lifelong search for her father has finally come to fruition. The French tech has located her father.

Story:

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2009/11/29/wom...

PS. I don't really feel guilty about posting any of this.
December 3, 2009 5:50:46 PM

As you shouldn't feel guilty... You earned that right!!!
December 3, 2009 10:07:46 PM

Badge, are you trying to make up for the 0.3 per points per post debacle by raping the new 4.0 points per post system?
December 3, 2009 10:11:07 PM

TheViper said:
I'd be 300 points away from Forum Master.

No you'd be a nimble knuckle, those were for post count not points. Nobody ever made it past Master Historian. I'd nearly be an Honourary Veteran :( 
December 3, 2009 10:31:38 PM

With the current point system, is there anyone higher than an Addict? I think the highest point total I've seen is Hunter315 at close to 17,000.
December 3, 2009 10:42:34 PM

randomizer said:
No you'd be a nimble knuckle, those were for post count not points. Nobody ever made it past Master Historian. I'd nearly be an Honourary Veteran :( 

Ah I see now.

If I used my post count from my own board, I'd almost be Master Gigolo of THGC.

If I converted that post count to the current post points system, I'd have 168,000 points. :sol: 
December 3, 2009 10:46:12 PM

TheViper said:
If I converted that post count to the current post points system, I'd have 168,000 points. :sol: 

Sorry, but conversions come at a rate of 0.3 points per post :D 
December 3, 2009 10:48:55 PM

I'd still have 12,450 + 7,677 = 20,127 points.
December 3, 2009 11:28:13 PM

What about Wingy, what was his post count?
I haven't seen him around.
December 4, 2009 12:16:42 AM

He had a custom title so he wasn't any of those ;) 
December 10, 2009 12:06:56 PM

Hey,

I have good news. The hammer is coming back! A bug caused it to go away. It should be fixed next week :) 

Justin
December 10, 2009 1:04:44 PM

It's good that the hammer is coming back, now I just need to earn one. :D 
December 10, 2009 3:47:33 PM

Excellent.

Do you know of any other changes the bug caused that will be reverting back?
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