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I glanced at my name next to one of my posts, and underneath I thought it said "NewtLounger." I want to be a Newt Lounger. Please, can I?
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Since you now have 25 posts, you're no longer a NewLounger, but a Lounger! :grin:
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Dang, I so wanted to be a newt!
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Only Admins can choose their 'ranking'. For example, at one time Hans was 'clever clogs', now he's just a plain 'administrator'. Us lesser mortals can only change our ranking by making posts. Fortunately, for me anyway, the nonsense that goes on in Scuttlebutt counts and thus I've been able to reach the lofty heights of 'platinum lounger' with minimal real effort :grin:

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You'll become radioactive soon, Ken! :evilgrin:
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:hairout:
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HansV wrote:You'll become radioactive soon, Ken! :evilgrin:
When is that? 6000 posts?

Is there a page somewhere that shows post numbers & rankings? I seem to remember that way back in The Olden DaysTM (pre Eileens Lounge) there was such a page.

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See the Member List, sorted by post count.
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And the list of User Ranks (the ranks have been copied verbatim from The Olden DaysTM)
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Thanks, it was the User Ranks page (under Lounge Utilities, Tips and Tricks) that I couldn't find. So, yes, you become radioactive when you reach 6000 posts.

Sort of related...

Something I've just noticed now is that when I look at my profile I only see my total number of posts. I also used to see my most active forum and my most active topic. Presumably phpBB drops those stats when you get above a certain number of posts, to cut down on the load of having to work out those numbers.

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Correct - the extra information is only displayed for users with fewer than 5,000 posts.
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Handy, now my better half can't look over my shoulder and sigh deeply as she points out that about half of my posts are in Scuttlebutt :smile:

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:thumbup:
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Nick Vittum wrote:Dang, I so wanted to be a newt!
Nick, it works backwards.
Plutonium is the first serious level, and that is, as we all now, einsteinean physics.
Newtonian is waaaay further back than that.

"Throw a six and Go Back to Lurker ...." :laugh: :rofl:
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:laugh:
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HansV wrote:Since you now have 25 posts, you're no longer a NewLounger, but a Lounger! :grin:
So Nick, what Hans is saying is "you were a newt, but you got better".
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PJ_in_FL wrote:
HansV wrote:Since you now have 25 posts, you're no longer a NewLounger, but a Lounger! :grin:
So Nick, what Hans is saying is "you were a newt, but you got better".
So, am I a salamander now? Or a Lounge Lizard...?
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You're a StarLounger now...

We had a Lounge Lizard named Lex in our predecessor Woody's Lounge.
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HansV wrote:We had a Lounge Lizard named Lex in our predecessor Woody's Lounge.
Where did the :lex: smilie go?
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We didn't install it since another board used a version of it....
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