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  Post #1 (permalink)   04-02-2009, 05:42 PM
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I've had enough of our current User Titles that we've had since God knows when... probably 2003. I wanted to update them for quite some time, but I always lacked time or necessary level of creativity. I think we need to shake things up and make those titles a lot more exciting.

Since I can't seem to get to them myself, I will award 20 bucks to whoever comes up with a set of great new titles. Here are the characteristics of titles we are looking for: creative, engaging, applicable.

Here is the set of our current ones (blew...)

HD Newbie
HD Amateur
HD Addict
HD Master
HD Guru
HD Wizard


I am looking for the smartest idea!
 
 
 


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  Post #2 (permalink)   04-02-2009, 05:50 PM
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I'll see what I can come up with, but are custom titles enabled after x amount of posts?
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I'll see what I can come up with, but are custom titles enabled after x amount of posts?
Short answer is yes, although I don't know what x is.

EDIT / SLIGHTLY OFF-TOPIC CONFESSION: When I first joined, I remember becoming completely hooked on getting my user title to advance to the next level. It was crazy.

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I've always liked the title "penguin herder". Think I came across it over at WHT long ago. Not that it helps.. Personally I'd like to see custom titles available @/after "HD Master".

I've thought about it and that's a tough $20 to make. Make it advertising and you'll have my serious attention
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I'll see what I can come up with, but are custom titles enabled after x amount of posts?
Don't worry about custom titles, those are the options that will stay regardless of the standard title set.

Thanks for trying your hand at them!
 
 
 


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I've thought about it and that's a tough $20 to make. Make it advertising and you'll have my serious attention
Make it the winning set and we'll figure something out.
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EDIT / SLIGHTLY OFF-TOPIC CONFESSION: When I first joined, I remember becoming completely hooked on getting my user title to advance to the next level. It was crazy.
Quite on topic I'd say, and exactly what I want again.
On one of the other forums I ran long time ago (for startup companies), I we had very cool interactive titles that really motivated people to grow fast. When you first joined the forum, you were an "Intern", and through posting you could grow to a status of a CEO through "employee", "customer service rep", "manager", "vp" and other positions. It was fun.
 
 
 


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I'm having a hard time putting together an actual "list" that all seem to work together. So I thought I'd just post a few I liked the sound of and let you make what you will of them, if anything..

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I like those (especially Got Root? and Fly By Night Host kind of interpretation, starting with the newbie accounts...).

We'll see how this contest evolves.
 
 
 


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Thanks. I can see why you've got a contest for this. Looking around for ideas, pretty much everyone has "standard" titles, just as the current ones here. IMO it mite be best to take the best of a few people's suggestions and come up with them that way.
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I would agree that Got Root? is great for the last title.
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I would agree that Got Root? is great for the last title.
Got it off my hat: http://www.thinkgeek.com/tshirts-app...ats-ties/36fc/
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I like this description.
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I like this description.
Thinkgeek is funny most of the time. Check out their user shots..
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Any update on this?
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Any update on this?
Not in particular. I've had some good ideas while traveling recently, but I'll keep this running for a little longer. You never know when a genius thought is going to come by.
 
 
 
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