Time for real feedback on user titles

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  1. Munro

    Munro ValveTime Administrator
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    Come on chaps, give me a list of user titles you want to see on the forums and if possible the amount of posts needed to acheive them. Until I get some good suggestions and use them you're all going to be stuck as "Member". Exciting, eh?

    In the past we've had Half-Life 2 characters/enemies stuck under your names. We could do this still if you really want to or we can do something entirely different. Maybe different enemies/characters from the entire Valve game range or maybe just random funny titles. It's up to you.
     
  2. Shakermaker

    Shakermaker Party Escort Bot

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    I like the idea of user titles you can edit yourself. I'm not really into the ranking thing. I mean, what purpose does it serve except for bragging about your excessive posting?
     
  3. joule

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    Yeah, I like that idea, too. Creating a user title designed specifically for you. Maybe an option we can edit in User CP.

    Munro: Bring back the Profile Picture!
     
  4. baron insig

    baron insig Newbie

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    uh huh
    since they all been screwed around nad a strider is like 200 + posts it kinda seems Lames.

    The idea of having tour own title is good and would reduce all the spam posting. But then People wold over Extrvagant thier titles Like ( site Admin) Moderator n the like...
     
  5. Vegeta897

    Vegeta897 Banned as all fuck

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    User specified titles = bad idea

    Just my opinion... I like to have a rank.

    Hmm I guess HL2 related titles are a little boring now...

    Something silly would be fun :)
     
  6. Murray_H

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    Desserts

    Fruit lolly
    Rocket lolly
    Choc Ice
    Vanilla*
    Strawberry*
    Neopolitan*
    Mint Choc Chip*
    Swiss Roll
    Chocolate cake
    Roulade
    Pavlova
    Trifle
    Battenburg <- Ultimate

    *ice cream

    Needs tweaking, just getting the basics down ;)
     
  7. Feath

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    Biscuits would be good as well.

    I wanna be a Bourbon.
     
  8. Sui

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    Here's my opinion.

    User titles just cause a whole lot of trouble with people putting in immature or inapropriate messages, or just plain annoying ones, like "da boss" or "Moderator".

    We should still have ranks involving Halflife2, but the titles should get more impressive as they go up. I mean, someone with 10,000 posts should have a significantly better sounding title than someone with 200. Sometimes it is hard to tell which is better.

    Alternatively, we could have pictures (very small ones). for instance, a bar that gets bigger with every 100 posts, or a Crowbar that goes from black to glowing white with time, then people with more than 4,000 posts have a glowing GIF crowbar.


    btw... what's with this next to my name?
     
  9. joule

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    That's the fun in it. Some may be immature, some may be funny, some may be serious. It's up to you.
     
  10. ComradeBadger

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    No custom titles please.. can't stand 'em. I for one would like to see some CS/DM related titles!
     
  11. Murray_H

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    Digestive
    Rich Tea
    NICE
    Hobnob
    Chocolate Digestive
    Custard Cream
    Chocolate Hobnob
    Jammy Dodger
    Bourbon
    Pink Wafer
     
  12. Sui

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    Would it actually be possible to do pictures if they were 25x50 pixels horizontally? that would be really great if they were done well, a lot more effective than writing, even if it was only something subtle that changed, like the colour.
     
  13. DiSTuRbEd

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    When you ban someone can their new title be "Munrowned!" PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  14. Hazar

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    hahahahaha @ munrowned

    anyways, it might be cool if we had titles based on guns in the games:

    Crowbar
    USP Match
    Grenade
    H&K MP-7 PDW
    SPAS-12
    Overwatch Rifle
    .357 Magnum
    RPG
    Crossbow
    Gravity Gun
    Super Gravity Gun

    :D
     
  15. Murray_H

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    Noooooooooo take the little britain quote off
     
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    Anyone who reaches 10,000 should have a title that is something like "TDE wannabe"
     
  17. Tr0n

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    Anyone over 4,000 or 5,000 should get the title biozeminade. :D
     
  18. Ikerous

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    I think we should be able to send you like twenty bucks and choose our own.
    You'd get some more money back from the site, and we'd be happy.
    I'd do it.

    Id prolly end up picking something like "Tr0n's love monkey" though -_-
     
  19. xLostx

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    For a site dedicated to a game, what else can we have other than game related titles?...hmmm...something edgy...like hot lesbians :D
     
  20. Datrix

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    :LOL:

    Things are good the way they are now IMO. :)
     
  21. MarcoPollo

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    I saw a couple with the title

    The only gay in the village but it was on a couple people so does it mean gay couple or what?

    Btw we need a n00b rank and you know it!
     
  22. StarMonkey

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    If we're having desserts, then theres only one which can be the king...
     
  23. StarMonkey

    StarMonkey ValveTime Admin | Mighty Pirate
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    there ya go
     
  24. Ranga

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    LOL! :LOL:

    Perhaps we could do customs... but then give a warning to the naughty people who pretend to be "good"? Ie..

    /me sets Title to Site Admin
    /Badger pwns me

    Okies?
     
  25. Dr. Freeman

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    lol i won't argue with that :)
     
  26. Asus

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    We should use the names of the valve staff!
    jk

    I think the titles we had before were fine. I don't know of any better titles relating to HL2.
     
  27. CREMATOR666

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    How about the highest being "Gman's Son" ? :D
     
  28. Danimal

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    I am extremely confused... Are we having custom titles. Why is there "The only gay in the village" under people's names...

    /me needs guidance
     
  29. Shakermaker

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    Hey Munro, why don't you start a poll about the titles? It could have the following options:

    - Keep the titles as they were
    - New HL-related user-titles
    - New non-HL-related user-titles
    - Custom user titles
    - No user-titles (quite revolutionary)

    I know a web-forum isn't a democracy, but still ......
     
  30. Dodo

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    custom titles are very stupid.. AND DONT DO F***ING DESSERTS !!
    i think HL² related titles are very cool. and i think someone with 10,000 posts is a strider and not some one with 3000... just do half life related titles, and i think lots of people would be pist of for posting lots of posts and then being a "snazberry" or whatever..

    ...it would be cool being a snazberry :p
     
  31. T.H.C.138

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    HL "universe" related..

    and I agree that a poll should be made of this
     
  32. Lemonking

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    King of the Lemons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
     
  33. sabre0001

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    the targets need to be like they were before but i agree with having 10000 as strider rather than the highest you can go at 3-4000 or something.
     
  34. CREMATOR666

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    What will happen to those with 3000-4000? :O
    Combine Elite?
     
  35. ríomhaire

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    Headcrab........................0
    Fast Headcrab.................10
    Poison Headcrab...............50
    Houndeye........................100
    Bullsquid..........................150
    Pit Drone.........................200
    Antlion............................250
    Zombie............................300
    Mawman..........................350
    Poison Mawman.................400
    Leaper.............................450
    Vortigaunt........................500
    Grunt...............................600
    Controler..........................700
    Antlion Guard.....................800
    Gonarch............................1000
    Tentacle...........................1500
    Pit Worm...........................2000
    Gene Worm........................3000
    Antlion King........................4000
    Nihilanth.............................5000
    Custom Title........................7500+
     
  36. Raziaar

    Raziaar I Hate Custom Titles

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    Still no definitive answer on "The only gay in the village"?

    I don't know whether I should be relieved... or offended as i'm special and not just a generic "member"! :-P
     
  37. Insano

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    Amen! :)
     
  38. Shakermaker

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    hehehe, same here.
     
  39. Fat Tony!

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    I think we should have highly insulting and member related titles :D

    1-100: noobie!

    10000+: spammy bastard
     
  40. lePobz

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    I said something lastnight in IRC about basing user titles off the behavior per postcount of the user.

    EG. someone with 500+ posts and previous bans and god knows how many warnings can be called a common troll, yet someone with 500+ posts and no previous bans/warnings can be called a forum angel... (with a whole range of titles inbetween)

    So, someone like TDE with 6000+ posts and no warnings/bans can get to be called god.

    People without enough posts to have a rating should be called forum newbie.

    A system like this will make people want to behave better on the forums, as their user title will act as a lasting record of their behaviour, and a sign of how they should expect to be treated by people.


    Custom titles just beg to be abused by people, and so does a system that rewards people that post more (everyone will just spam to get their post count up).
     

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