Should there be trophy points for number of years registered?

Discussion in 'Communications' started by benknobi1, Dec 13, 2012.

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  1. burrisjedimaster1 Force Ghost

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    Well, at least I found the thread the "old timmers" post on!!!!
  2. benknobi1 Chosen One

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    So it seems the consensus is that the trophy point system needs reevaluating via user suggestions and/or polling. Especially with how it relates to the number of posts, stars, years registered, etc.

    And possibly the title system since certain users don't identify with jedi this or jedi that, but then again this is The Jedi Council Forums.
  3. Bazinga'd SWC/PT/ Spinoff Manager -Destroyer of Spam

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    Perhaps we could go to a new ranking system....."God" "Demi - God", "Pay Attention to this Person" and "Ignore" :(The last ranking to be reserved for Supershadow only) :D
  4. benknobi1 Chosen One

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    I'd prefer something more along the lines of starwars myself, such as a choice between Jedi rankings (current), sith rankings, bounty hunter rankings, mandalorian rankings, sw politician rankings, etc.

    There could also be an alignment (light, dark, neutral) option that changes the color below the avatar once you reach the second tier of rankings.
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  5. Admiral Volshe Chosen One

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    I like the second option... that might be interesting.

    The first one, at that point it would probably be more efficient to just let users enter a custom title after the set amount of posts.
    I'm not sure how the whole process works, however.
    Last edited by Admiral_Volshe, Dec 27, 2012
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  7. benknobi1 Chosen One

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    Exactly, so either it stays as it is (jedi rankings) or it is open to users. I'm fine with either one...

    The original idea behind me posting this thread was to see if other people thought there should be trophy points for number of years registered. Given the current trophy point system it seems like from what most people in this thread say, there should be trophy points for years registered, though it is still unclear exactly how to go about it.

    I would also like to see a more elaborate trophy system that is based on something other than post count... that's what stars are for, right? Having "hidden" or "secret" trophies would really make things interesting.
    Last edited by benknobi1, Dec 27, 2012
  8. Mirax Terrik Chosen One

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    I really like the idea of hidden trophies.
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  9. Ehpik Jedi Youngling

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    I think it would be great to get trophies for all the years you've been registered here. It's a sign of seniority and something to be proud of!
  10. benknobi1 Chosen One

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    Well, it seems that now we get trophy points for the number of years registered. :)
  11. Sistros Force Ghost

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    no,

    you shouldn't be rewarded because someone happened to register in 1998,

    what is the reward? "congratulations for having the internet much earlier than everyone else" ?

    I registered in 2004 and do not feel any more important than anyone else on this forum.

    Nor am I in awe when I see a very old member.
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  12. Placeholder Force Ghost

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    It's fun when you go up in rank but it is largely meaningless. Internet rankings are not a validation of worth. It's just a fun little thing, nothing more.
  13. Sistros Force Ghost

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    well I'm on the minority on this, so my opinion is mute.

    Not a fan of the trophy thing regardless anyway.
  14. Placeholder Force Ghost

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    I don't think it means much one way or the other, so I am neither a fan nor am I opposed.
    Last edited by Captain Tom Coughlin, Jun 15, 2013
  15. GGrievous Force Ghost

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    I honestly don't pay attention to this Xenforo feature. :p
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  16. Sistros Force Ghost

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    GGreivous if I was in the habit of liking posts,

    I'd like your post :p
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  17. benknobi1 Chosen One

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    I can see what you are saying Sistros, but I must say that I really like seeing my "oldness" recognized. Certainly not as a way of looking down on or excluding others, but as a marker to let me know that my time spent here is being rewarded.
  18. Sistros Force Ghost

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    well as someone who registered 2 years after you, I say I don't particularly care about being recognised :p

    if I did I'd still be using that account, but to each his own.

    I'd rather be recognised for what I do for the boards making it an enjoyable place.
    Last edited by Sistros, Jun 15, 2013
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  19. benknobi1 Chosen One

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    Weel, I'd say you make the boards an enjoyable place already. :) I just like being lazy. :p
  20. KnightWriter Administrator Emeritus

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    There's actually a thread about this?
  21. benknobi1 Chosen One

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    Yes, I started it because I wanted to know if other ppl thought there should be trophy points for years registered, and now we have them.
  22. Alexrd Force Ghost

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    Still no CUTs?
    Last edited by Alexrd, Jun 16, 2013
  23. Sgt Crowfield Chosen One

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    So this is why I turned into a Force Ghost [face_pumpkin] overnight. My first thought was that my account had died, somehow ...
  24. harpua Chosen One

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    Comms is a sad, sad shell of what it used to be.
  25. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    It is certainly not like the good old days when a group of visionaries successfully used Comms to change the world...
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