Suggestion Rename & hide XP, and resurface post count on profiles

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Before XP was implemented, a user's message (and like) count was the primary way to gauge their actual time investment into the website and their trustworthiness. When experience points first got introduced, they made sense; they turned this metric (using more data) into a levelling system. However, ever since the ability to spend XP to gain patron status was implemented, it kind of lost its point. Experience points should be something that accumulate over time, not a currency. It doesn't help that, without expanding a user's profile card, you can only see their level and not their other stats.
I propose that XP should be renamed to something else, like tokens or scrip, since it doesn't behave like XP anymore, and that post- and like counts should be resurfaced so that people can tell a user's actual experience with the site at a glance again.
 

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