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Offline TheRindels

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Bit Miffed...
« on: July 19, 2008, 02:50:24 am »
Hey Nolan

I am busy rummaging around member stats, etc and wondering why I'm still stuck on 'arbitrary member status'... Then I realised that everything is based on number of posts. What about those of us that put a lot of time and effort into individual posts (as opposed to filling up the thread will hello's and good luck's - not that that's not welcomed).

Can we not also have a counter for number of words - or something similar (that gives an indication of how much is posted, as opposed to how often)?

Also while I can honour your need to 'pay the bills', I think you should re-consider your 'free access' policy wrt those of us already settled in NZ. Surely the attraction of this site is to get advice - best provided by those that have made the journey. Not that I begrudge you the money, it's just that there is no incentive for us (already here) to now pay simply to give newcomers advice.

Bit of a catch twenty-two I suppose - still my two cents worth. Now that the site is becoming more service orientated I thought you might be interested in some constructive comments.

Cheers
 - Greg

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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2008, 06:17:09 am »
Hi Greg. The stats are unfortunately a function of the software, so not much I can do about that.

Those that have PR have the option of joining the Buddy system for 6 months for free if they want to continue helping the folks still busy with their applications, otherwise they can still help with all the rest.

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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2008, 06:17:09 am »

Offline TheRindels

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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2008, 02:04:20 am »
Thx Nolan - cudos to you for the work though (I don't want to sound unapreciative for the outstanding job that you are doing)  O0 Didn't know about the joining for free bit.

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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2008, 07:00:03 am »
O0

Offline Didi77

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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2008, 07:58:57 am »
Hi Greg - we all know who does the hard work and gives the good advice   ;) O0 - don't let the stats bug you too much - it's just that: numbers. It's the advice, the emotional support and the hartfelt support that counts in the end!  :)



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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2008, 11:56:56 am »
i absolutely agree with Didi - 100%  - arbitrary posts just add up the numbers but real advice which is good and helpful counts for much more !!!



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Offline ANTONK

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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2008, 03:29:16 pm »
Ditto Didi  O0

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Offline Didi77

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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2008, 01:01:39 am »
 O0 thats another one for me  ;D



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Re: Bit Miffed...
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2008, 03:38:29 am »
Heeha - let me try this trick - where's my automated posting script :2funny: ::) :-X