Antipitas is correct - it was decided long ago that only those posts that contributed to the main forums would be counted. Note that posts in this forum (Tech Support) are also not counted.
azredhawk44 - your prize should be delivered within the next few days, and will be delivered in the manner you requested.
[aside] What's that? Oh, that's too bad! I'll let him know. [/aside]
I have just been informed by our board leader that your prize was delivered yesterday by several Victoria's Secret models. Unfortunately, you were either not home or didn't answer the door bell. Your prize was returned to our office as undeliverable. Oh well, maybe when you reach the 10,000 post level ...