Question What are these badges?

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  1. Dionicio3
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    UnknowBadge1.png UnknowBadge2.png
    What are these two badges? I have never seen them anywhere, yet they exist.
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    I think UnknowBadge1.png is the medal for 30,000+ post (seen above)

    However, what is UnknowBadge2.png ?
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    It looks like a former staff badge, but just cut in half (as seen above).

    If anyone knows what these badges are, please let me know. Thanks
     


  2. Stovven

    Stovven Advanced Member

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    out of all the people, you would never get these badges but i never seen these badges too
     
  3. Dionicio3
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    Just an example
     
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    Blue one I believe is for just forum moderators, and the former staff badge 'cut in half' is for former mag staffers.
     
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    Meh, oh well ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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    who knows ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
  7. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    Got it in one
     
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    I haven't seen regular mods :wacko:
     
  9. Stovven

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    also how did you find these in the first place
     
  10. Dionicio3
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    Fucking around with inspect element
     
  11. Stovven

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    then check the name of the badge
    there's your answer
     
  12. Dionicio3
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    There is no names
     
  13. Stovven

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    oh
    well then..
     
  14. shaunj66

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    I was about to link you to the relevant Help page for member ranks but have just realised we don't have one. I'll whip something up now!
     
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    thats really great to see
    thanks
     
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    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    You haven't been here long enough.

    Anyways, we used to have a blue bar for new "Moderators" group. Basically, when someone is promoted to mod status they are on "probation" as a mod for the first 2 or 3 months. This was an old left over practice we used to employ when we used IPB for our boards. But now that we have Xenforo we basically said screw it and promoted mods are automatically bumped to Global Mod status.

    That page lacks the single black pip, but that isnt surprising as we never ended up using it.

    The single black bar was made for a specific "squeaky wheel" reporter we used to have around here. Said reporter wanted to step down but demanded that they were recognized as a former reporter... Originally, we were giving them the double back bar medal pip, same as former mod staff/supervisors. Needless to say, none of us current staffers agreed that this reporter was all that important and we had the reporters double black pip removed and the single black bar pip was created. Later, there was a small bit of a kerfuffle in the reporter room. Once the dust settled, this reporter and one other were unceremoniously demoted from any sort of former staff position, had their accounts passwords scrambled (to avoid any more martyrdom) and the medal was never implemented.

    Years later, I personally think we should be giving the single back pip to former mag staffers out of respect.
     
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    Well, my question has been answered, I think we can safely lock this
     
  20. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    We do not lock threads after a single answer is reached...

    Shaunj66, if you come back here and read any of this, what do you think about awarding former mag staffers the single pip? Not that you don't have enough to do as it is, just a little suggestion.
     
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