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fao moderators: please explain the points system.

Discussion in 'Personal' started by xena-warrior, Sep 27, 2015.

  1. xena-warrior

    xena-warrior Star commenter

    There have been lots of questions amongst "contributors" on several threads as to the point and mechanism of points and trophies. Please could you provide a definitive explanation.
    Thank you.
     
  2. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    Yes. I have 2 points. What are they and do points make prizes?
     
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  3. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    2 points gets you anything from the bottom shelf
     
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  4. mandala1

    mandala1 Occasional commenter

    Oh yes, I have 2 points too. I'm working towards the turquoise nylon teddy please.
     
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  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I just spotted I have 12. What for?
     
  6. digoryvenn

    digoryvenn Lead commenter

    I have two points also!
    Mmmm, what if I don't like anything from the bottom shelf!
     
  7. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    And where can I redeem them for hard cash?

    Ah typed too quickly... must wait 20 seconds... ho hum.
     
  8. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    I presume for the 'likes' you've received.
     
  9. digoryvenn

    digoryvenn Lead commenter

    Twelve! How did you become an established contributor?
     
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  10. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I think because of my likes digory. Can't be sure though. NuTES is more confusing than NuLabour.
     
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  11. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    You probably have to tag the moderators to ensure that they pick up the query.
     
  12. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    It would appear that the points are linked to the trophies - certain trophies will get you a specific number of points. You get these trophies when you have completed or achieved certain things, as per the list below. When you are awarded a trophy you will get an alert (along with all the hundreds of other alerts you get for when people post on a thread, respond to something said or 'like' your post, depending on how you have set up your alert preferences).

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    These trophies are not to be confused with the 'contributor status' which appears under your avatar on the thread, which are merely driven by how many 'likes' you have got, although there is a certain crossover.

    Basically the aim is to get the full 112 points, and whatever the highest form of contributor is deemed to be..... there was a list somewhere but I can't remember how to access it now.
     

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  13. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    Despite being a "frequent contributor" :p (get me!) I appear not to have any points. Does this mean that I am missing out on prizes?
     
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  14. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Thanks for that monica, though I'm afraid I just started reading "blah, blah, blah" after the first "trophies", I wonder if I can sell my points or trophies I get any? Maybe they'll send us a sticker or we'll get a sustificut in assembly.
     
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  15. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

  16. GLsghost

    GLsghost Star commenter

    I keep telling posters that points get exchanged for alcohol on each TES Meet. Why do you think I am amassing them so carefully? :D
     
  17. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    You'd need the mods to attend and foot the bill.
     
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  18. GLsghost

    GLsghost Star commenter

    Sorted!!!! :D
     
  19. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    So, if you can amass points, can you also have them removed if you are norty? A bit like detentions or demerits.

    Will there be a party when we all have enough?
     
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  20. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    Does the first person who gets the 'Moderators' Pet' trophy get scragged by the rest of us?
     
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