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Charles_Shade
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Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

02-29-2012 04:59 AM in reply to: pendean

Dean you could request a login change and go back to your name and have a green label...

Though over 18,000 posts in less than two years - You need to sleep sometime....

 

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Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

02-29-2012 05:57 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

Yeah, don't remind me that I lost that tag :smileysad:

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Message 33 of 64 (800 Views)

Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

02-29-2012 09:26 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

Ouch, salt in the nntp wound.  Any of the userIDs prefixed with an asterisk are nntp "handles".  When setting up the recognition tools the system doesn't differentiate.

 



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Jillian.Bejtlich
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Message 34 of 64 (796 Views)

Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

02-29-2012 09:29 AM in reply to: wrighte

I'm still trying to figure out if there's anyway for us to ever merge some of these "lost" accounts (at least when it comes to the ranking system), but I'm not sure yet. It affects a small group of very active users that I've already been able to identify anyways as huge contributors, like Dean and JD Mather for example, so I know who the affected users are. Right now, I'm still not sure if it can be done but I'll keep researching!

 

As for who gets labels and who doesn't - it's just about everyone. It helps me track progression and improvement, and the labels group everyone into categories of activity and contribution. It all makes sense in the end from a mathematical aspect. Trying to build in the social aspect is the hard part. For example, the reason one of you signs in everyday is very different than why a user with 0 posts signs in once a week.

 

Again, thanks for all your feedback. I feel very lucky to have such honest and forward users in this community!



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Steve_Johnson
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Message 35 of 64 (779 Views)

Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

03-08-2012 10:26 PM in reply to: Jillian.Bejtlich

How about some credit for all of my CompuServe ACAD forum posts?

 

No, I'm not being serious.

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pendean
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Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

03-09-2012 05:21 AM in reply to: Steve_Johnson

More salt in more wounds... .

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Charles_Shade
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Message 37 of 64 (773 Views)

Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

03-09-2012 05:37 AM in reply to: pendean

As much as you are dismissing the labels you do seem to lament the low (sub 10,000) posts that are currently contributed to you. :smileyvery-happy:

BTW - What is after Sage? Selfless? Obsessed? Overseer?

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Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

03-09-2012 06:17 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

I offered a couple of sugestions earlier in this thread I believe :smileyhappy:

 

Credit is simple and factual: flighty labels, color highlights and avatars simply add unnecessary eye candy where none is needed. Just look at how 'busy' the screen is the AUGI / CADTutor forums where I hope this place is not headed towards.

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Message 39 of 64 (775 Views)

Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

03-09-2012 06:40 AM in reply to: pendean
I could not agree more, Dean. I've maintained that this forum should maintain its professional, clean, and business-clad appearance.
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Charles_Shade
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Re: What's up with the Orange Name Labels

03-09-2012 06:40 AM in reply to: pendean

You know I was tongue-in-cheek I hope.

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