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Originally posted by TrueAmerican
Now things have changed, and in my opinion for the worse.
Originally posted by CynicalM
Is anyone else haveing issues with fire hose not refreshing very often, sometimes hours?
posted on 16-5-2009 @ 05:58 AM single this post New colored tags to replace the mystery colored bar... A long standing ATS mystery as been the complex and closely guarded formula that goes into the makeup of the colored bar appearing below the points indicators in the mini profiles. The entire "black box" containing the bar and points has been removed... in favor a slightly more attractive system... Content Contributor Levels. The core idea has evolved from the thread, A new way to thank our members who contribute consistent quality -- no ads!, and has been refined to reflect the full spectrum of our members. Since we all desire to see the best possible content here on ATS, the new indicators do a better job of providing a nice "badge of honor," in an exceptionally clear and democratic way, for all members... with a strong focus on those who contribute content that achieves the notice and recognition of other members. The Thresholds Of The Indicators Are: APPRENTICE: Our brand-new thread starters who are just getting their feet wet, the indicator requires at least: 20 posts, 10 stars, and 10 flags. SOLID: The core of our contributing members who may not be able to spend lots of time authoring threads, the indicator requires at least: 50 posts, 50 stars, and 50 flags. BRONZE: The first of our elite levels also triggers the code that removes ads from the discussion board*, the indicator requires at least: 300 posts, 300 stars, and 300 flags. BRONZE: (exception) Members with more than 2,000 posts, but less than the other levels for bronze receive the "BRONZE" tag, but still see ads. SILVER: The second of our elite levels who see no ads on the board, the indicator requires at least: 400 posts, 500 stars, and 600 flags. GOLD: The highest of our elite levels who see no ads on the board, the indicator requires at least: 500 posts, 750 stars, and 1,000 flags.