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Offline Alveus Lacuna

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Stars?
« on: April 29, 2009, 03:17:00 AM »
Hey, what do the stars on our profile sidebars mean, and why do I only have one of them?  Do I have to do something special?

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Re: Stars?
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009, 05:08:33 AM »
You should have 4 as a Sr. Member but you are still a katechumen so it's only one :P

There must have been a board mistake. I'm sure mods will be able to fix it.
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2009, 09:15:37 AM »
Here's a thread from a couple of years ago explaining it. We've added a few more titles since then, but I can't find the thread where we announced it, and I'm about to start work.

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,13447.0.html
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2009, 09:21:51 AM »
Shouldn't I have more stars? I could be wrong, but from the link below I should have three, although, I guess it really doesn't matter.

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Re: Stars?
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2009, 11:39:03 AM »
Shouldn't I have more stars? I could be wrong, but from the link below I should have three, although, I guess it really doesn't matter.
Yes, you should have three. We'll get right on that.
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2009, 11:46:43 AM »
I have to upgrade the site. It is in a failed upgrade-backout stage which is why things are messed up in some places. I cannot upgrade though for the time being as our warning manager program is not compatible with the upgraded release yet.

So hold tight :)
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2009, 12:16:06 PM »
Thanks, Father. God Bless!

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Re: Stars?
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2009, 12:55:09 PM »
Thanks, Father. God Bless!

Anyone experiencing fewer stars than usual (which is usually "I have only one star but I should have X number!") should just post in this thread; there is a work around which the Admins can apply.
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2009, 02:19:52 PM »
Where is the link to the site which explain the meanings of the stars please?
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2009, 02:26:01 PM »
They don't have any special meaning. You get one if you advanced in forum ranking for a gift. Mods, admins and site supporters have special ones:


Section Moderator (regardless of posts) - 5 blue stars
Global Moderator (regardless of posts) - 5 green stars
Administrator (regardless of posts) - 5 red stars
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2009, 02:28:26 PM »
Cool. I'm close to leveling up again. And that's not just in D and D.
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #11 on: April 29, 2009, 02:31:36 PM »
Cool. I'm close to leveling up again. And that's not just in D and D.

 :laugh:  That made me smile.
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #12 on: April 29, 2009, 02:35:18 PM »
Where is the link to the site which explain the meanings of the stars please?

The stars are indicators of what Posting-level group you're in.  For reference:
TITLE# of Stars# of members of this group# Of Posts needed to have this title
Newbie*24320
Jr. Member**26625
Member***203100
Sr. Member****56450
Elder*****241000
High Elder******111500
OC.net guru*******122000
Archon********122500
Protokentarchos*********73500
Taxiarches**********14500
Merarches***********15500
Toumarches************26500
Hoplitarches*************28000
Stratopedarches**************09500
Protostrator***************211000
Protospatharios****************012500
Hypatos*****************014000
Strategos******************016000
Domestikos tou thematos*******************018000
Domestikos ton Scholon********************020000
Megas Domestikos*********************022500
Exarchos**********************025000
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2009, 10:57:57 AM »
Cool. I'm close to leveling up again. And that's not just in D and D.

 :laugh:  That made me smile.
Haha. I miss playing. LOL
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2009, 11:47:39 AM »
The wonderful thing about being a Merarches is that I'm the only one!
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Re: Stars?
« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2009, 12:40:06 PM »
The wonderful thing about being a Merarches is that I'm the only one!

Hoo-Hoo-Hoo-Hoo!
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