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Old June 19, 2014, 10:38 AM   #1
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Member ranking?

I have been trying to find information on member ranking. I am new here and see that I am a Junior Member, understandable. But I see that some people are Members and some that are Senior Members? Is this dictated by time as a member of TFL or by the amount of posts, or both? And what are the benefits of the titles?
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Old June 19, 2014, 11:25 AM   #2
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You're a Junior Member until 100 posts and a Senior Member after that. It has no meaning, prestige or benefits whatsoever.

It serves, along with your post count, to remind you of the life you've wasted online.
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Old June 19, 2014, 02:05 PM   #3
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Actually, I think you become a plain old Member somewhere around 15 or 20... but even after you achieve Senior Member status, people continue to judge you relentlessly by your post count.

No, I made that up -- no one sensible does that.
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Old June 19, 2014, 02:36 PM   #4
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0 to 14 = Junior Member
15 to 99 = Member
100 to Mike Irwin = Senior Member (Good luck trying to catch him! )

As both said/implied above, it really means nothing. It's just a default setting in the vBulletin software.
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Old June 19, 2014, 03:45 PM   #5
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Those guys are just pulling your leg.
Senior members get free donuts.
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Old June 19, 2014, 04:42 PM   #6
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Has it always been Member from 15-99? I don't remember seeing that.
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Old June 19, 2014, 04:52 PM   #7
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When you make Staff, they take away the donuts.
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Old June 19, 2014, 07:33 PM   #8
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We have Donuts? Are they hidden behind the Shiner Bock?
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Old June 19, 2014, 07:48 PM   #9
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We have Donuts? Are they hidden behind the Shiner Bock?
What is this Shiner Bock of which you speak? All I'm finding in the fridge are a couple cans of Pabst and something that looks like fruitcake.
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Old June 19, 2014, 08:43 PM   #10
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I had nothing to do with this. The Shiner Bock was there the last time I looked.
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Old June 19, 2014, 11:16 PM   #11
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Has it always been Member from 15-99? I don't remember seeing that.
Yep, almost from day 1. Of course, that was roughly 18,000+ posts ago for you, so I can understand the memory loss.
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Old June 20, 2014, 08:47 AM   #12
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Hey, I don't have a life ok! and apparently I never look at anyone else's "title" either.
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Old June 20, 2014, 11:24 AM   #13
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"Has it always been Member from 15-99? I don't remember seeing that."

Has been since I've been around... Mid-April 2000...
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