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#1 Vortez   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 02:40 AM

So, it's been 2-3 days since i got over 1000 rep here on the forum and i noticed i still haven't been promoted to crossbone as it was advertised this summer, what's going on? Is that thing over? If so, i would be very sad since i really was looking foward for the promotion... :(



#2 mousetail   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 05:28 AM

I am trying to get 1000 rep to become a crossbone, but some time ago a saw a few "Prime-members" with over 1000 rep so I wondered if the policy has changed.


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#3 Migi0027 (肉コーダ)   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 10:25 AM

I mean, it's not like I'm trying to be on the forum just to get this fancy crossbones title, but I've kinda been excited about it, though nothing really happened... wacko.png

 

If my memory still works, I remembered it to be around 1000+ rep points. So what are the rules on this? ( If it's still active )

 

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#4 Vortez   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 10:56 AM


I mean, it's not like I'm trying to be on the forum just to get this fancy crossbones title, but I've kinda been excited about it, though nothing really happened... wacko.png

 

Same here. I've send a message to mike 2 days ago but he dosn't appear to have seen it yet.


Edited by Vortez, 19 January 2014 - 10:59 AM.


#5 the incredible smoker   Members   

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 11:14 AM

Whats the use of being crossbones ?


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#6 Paradigm Shifter   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 11:18 AM

You can peer review articles. Not that I have ;)


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#7 fastcall22   Moderators   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 11:29 AM

Hmm? I thought crossbones was a symbol of seniority. Guess not. Oh well.
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#8 Migi0027 (肉コーダ)   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 02:04 PM

Hmm? I thought crossbones was a symbol of seniority. Guess not. Oh well.

 

That could easily be the factor as well, though, it would be nice to get a clarification. happy.png


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#9 Madhed   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 02:10 PM

I'm not sure. I think it was a one-off kind of promotion...

 

http://www.gamedev.net/topic/646280-prime-members/?view=findpost&p=5083654



#10 BGB   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 06:36 PM

same here, I mostly had figured it was related to having written articles or similar.

hadn't really thought of it much beyond this.



#11 Servant of the Lord   Members   

Posted 19 January 2014 - 07:39 PM

same here, I mostly had figured it was related to having written articles or similar.

 

That's the green 'Contributor' banner in the upper-right corner of your posts, iirc.


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#12 dejaime   Members   

Posted 22 January 2014 - 09:55 PM

http://www.gamedev.net/sm/

 

You'll see some 3k+ members that didn't get a crossbones title...

 

I guess it was just a one-time thing and anyone who were lucky to be active by then and reached the 1k mark got it.

 

It probably isn't related to writing articles, since I have submitted one that has been peer-reviewed.


Edited by dejaime, 22 January 2014 - 11:30 PM.


#13 Hodgman   Moderators   

Posted 22 January 2014 - 10:17 PM

Maybe you can still message Mike to join the group? I think it was his initiative to build this group of reputable article reviewers.



#14 Michael Tanczos   Staff Emeritus   

Posted 24 January 2014 - 06:33 AM

The little tool that was auto-promoting people was doing all sorts of crazy shit like moving moderators into Crossbones and ripping their elevated privs away and whatnot.   I'm going to write another way to do it that doesn't screw everybody up.

 

I think I have you guys hooked up at least now..


Edited by Michael Tanczos, 24 January 2014 - 06:36 AM.





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