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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #75 on: December 22, 2014, 07:00:17 PM »

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I think I was initially afraid to post in a forum because I'd never done so before, lol.  I know, pathetic.  After making an account on here, though, after we won the title, lol, I really never posted regularly until last season, I believe (and I'm sure that most people would prefer that I had continued that trend, lol ;D), so it was kind of funny to see my average posts per day be under, like .3, lol, so I just wanted to just get my average over 1, haha. ;D You see, guys - anything is possible (sarcasm)! ;D Woot, woot!  I need to start setting goals for myself, lol. ;) ;D

That aside, I never thought that there was a master list for posts or anything.  I just like Tommy Points. ;D

Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #76 on: December 22, 2014, 07:00:59 PM »

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Tonight I turn from Ray Allen into Bailey Howell!
I've been turned back into Ray Allen!  Bummer.  I really don't like this arbitrary reclassification.

If you've got a non-arbitrary way of assigning post-based member groups on a basketball message board, let us know.
Instead of being sarcastic, just tell me why 2000-2999 was changed from Bailey Howell to Ray Allen. My issue is not with assigning names to ranges, but why the names have to change for given ranges. Now I will never get to be Jim Luscotoff, for example. My next level is Antoine Walker 3000-3999, unless of course the names assigned change again.

When somebody new is added, that shifts things.  If it's that important to be Locsy, you can start over with a Surferdad 2.0 account.

I understand that this is important to you, but in the grand scheme of life, it's fairly trivial (and is meant to be). 

Ray Allen made more of an impact for the Celtics. He played here longer, and made more All-star games.  Thus, his rank is higher (but still relatively low, due to the way he left town).
You missed my point entirely. It's not that I want to be Locsy specifically, but it is a fun little game to aspire to the next level. Sure it's not life or death but so what? It was fun to think about racking up another thousand posts this season and get elevated to the next level. I was Bailey Howell for a few hundred posts, now I feel like I am back one level.

Also, I don't really care what the rationale was for certain players at different levels and whether they were of higher historical stature or not. I really just want the rules to not change in this little game of "poster's prestige" we play.

Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #77 on: December 22, 2014, 07:04:57 PM »

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Can we just have the ranks not include current players, so that we don't have to shuffle them all the time?
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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #78 on: December 22, 2014, 07:21:23 PM »

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Can we just have the ranks not include current players, so that we don't have to shuffle them all the time?
Interesting idea, and the opportunity might be presenting itself now, especially at the higher post ranks because the team has no transcendent players currently. Would be great to just freeze the names and their ranks for all levels greater than 1000 posts. 

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« Reply #79 on: December 22, 2014, 07:27:24 PM »

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Would be great to just freeze the names and their ranks for all levels greater than 1000 posts.

They're static for now, and the 1000+ levels probably will be for awhile, unless Danny pulls a rabbit out of his hat.

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I really just want the rules to not change in this little game of "poster's prestige" we play.

I'm not ignorant to your point, but honestly, having a lot of posts on an internet message board isn't that prestigious.  If anything, it just gets you a lot of well-deserved grief from your spouse.  If you haven't had the pleasure, just trust me on this one.


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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #80 on: December 22, 2014, 07:32:20 PM »

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I feel like Rajon Rondo should now be in the thousands mark.

IIRC, The Rajon Rondo rank is in the hundreds? I think he earned the thousands.
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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #81 on: December 22, 2014, 07:34:25 PM »

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I feel like Rajon Rondo should now be in the thousands mark.

IIRC, The Rajon Rondo rank is in the hundreds? I think he earned the thousands.

It moved up, which is what prompted this particular bump of the thread.

He's at 5000 now.


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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #82 on: December 22, 2014, 07:43:07 PM »

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Current post-based member groups for 1000+ posts:

 Bill Walton             1000    
Don Chaney             1500    
Bailey Howell              2000    
Jim Loscutoff              2500    
Ray Allen                       3000    
Antoine Walker                4000    
Rajon Rondo                 5000    
Paul Silas                          6000    
Tiny Archibald                7000    
Don Nelson                 8000    
Satch Sanders                  9000    
Danny Ainge                   10000    
Ed Macauley                    11000    
Frank Ramsey                     12000    
K.C. Jones                      13000    
Cedric Maxwell                       14000    
Reggie Lewis                     15000    
JoJo White                     16000    
Kevin Garnett                     17000    
Dennis Johnson                      18000    
Bill Sharman                      19000    
Johnny Most                      20000    
Robert Parish                      21000    
Sam Jones                      22000    
Dave Cowens                      23000    
Kevin McHale                      24000    
Tommy Heinsohn              25000    
Bob Cousy                      26000    
Paul Pierce                      27000    
John Havlicek                      28000    
Larry Bird                              29000    
Bill Russell                      30000    
Red Auerbach                      31000    
Walter Brown                      32000    
James Naismith                      33000    

Excuse the formatting.


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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #83 on: March 09, 2015, 06:23:09 PM »

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The goal is Larry Bird. I hope this site is open until for 15 more years. If so, I might just get there.

And maybe Larry Legend status can be 33,000 posts. Just an idea.
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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #84 on: March 09, 2015, 06:29:59 PM »

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Would be great to just freeze the names and their ranks for all levels greater than 1000 posts.

They're static for now, and the 1000+ levels probably will be for awhile, unless Danny pulls a rabbit out of his hat.

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I really just want the rules to not change in this little game of "poster's prestige" we play.

I'm not ignorant to your point, but honestly, having a lot of posts on an internet message board isn't that prestigious.  If anything, it just gets you a lot of well-deserved grief from your spouse.  If you haven't had the pleasure, just trust me on this one.

Lol. My wife actually enjoys me watching the Celtics and posting in the game threads. It saves her from hearing my dumb comments and saves me from seeing her roll her eyes, like she doesn't care, when I tell her how bad KO is playing.

She especially hates it when I rewind the DVR. ;)
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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #85 on: March 09, 2015, 06:30:53 PM »

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Current post-based member groups for 1000+ posts:

 Bill Walton             1000    
Don Chaney             1500    
Bailey Howell              2000    
Jim Loscutoff              2500    
Ray Allen                       3000    
Antoine Walker                4000    
Rajon Rondo                 5000    
Paul Silas                          6000    
Tiny Archibald                7000    
Don Nelson                 8000    
Satch Sanders                  9000    
Danny Ainge                   10000    
Ed Macauley                    11000    
Frank Ramsey                     12000    
K.C. Jones                      13000    
Cedric Maxwell                       14000    
Reggie Lewis                     15000    
JoJo White                     16000    
Kevin Garnett                     17000    
Dennis Johnson                      18000    
Bill Sharman                      19000    
Johnny Most                      20000    
Robert Parish                      21000    
Sam Jones                      22000    
Dave Cowens                      23000    
Kevin McHale                      24000    
Tommy Heinsohn              25000    
Bob Cousy                      26000    
Paul Pierce                      27000    
John Havlicek                      28000    
Larry Bird                              29000    
Bill Russell                      30000    
Red Auerbach                      31000    
Walter Brown                      32000    
James Naismith                      33000    

Excuse the formatting.

Ever think about trading Ray Allen for someone else? I am definitely not looking forward to being him for 1000 posts and there are certainly a lot of people that don't consider him a true Celtic.

Edit: Just saw somebody wanted him higher. Guess you can't win. Also just was missing the days you could give negative tommy points. That was the greatest invention.
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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #86 on: March 09, 2015, 06:37:34 PM »

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33,000 posts, eh?  That's only 10x a day every day for 9 years.  Totally doable

Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #87 on: March 09, 2015, 06:48:56 PM »

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Current post-based member groups for 1000+ posts:

 Bill Walton             1000    
Don Chaney             1500    
Bailey Howell              2000    
Jim Loscutoff              2500    
Ray Allen                       3000    
Antoine Walker                4000    
Rajon Rondo                 5000    
Paul Silas                          6000    
Tiny Archibald                7000    
Don Nelson                 8000    
Satch Sanders                  9000    
Danny Ainge                   10000    
Ed Macauley                    11000    
Frank Ramsey                     12000    
K.C. Jones                      13000    
Cedric Maxwell                       14000    
Reggie Lewis                     15000    
JoJo White                     16000    
Kevin Garnett                     17000    
Dennis Johnson                      18000    
Bill Sharman                      19000    
Johnny Most                      20000    
Robert Parish                      21000    
Sam Jones                      22000    
Dave Cowens                      23000    
Kevin McHale                      24000    
Tommy Heinsohn              25000    
Bob Cousy                      26000    
Paul Pierce                      27000    
John Havlicek                      28000    
Larry Bird                              29000    
Bill Russell                      30000    
Red Auerbach                      31000    
Walter Brown                      32000    
James Naismith                      33000    

Excuse the formatting.

Ever think about trading Ray Allen for someone else? I am definitely not looking forward to being him for 1000 posts and there are certainly a lot of people that don't consider him a true Celtic.

Edit: Just saw somebody wanted him higher. Guess you can't win. Also just was missing the days you could give negative tommy points. That was the greatest invention.

They had negative Tommy Points here at one time? I'm guessing it caused some controversy and fights back and forth, which is probably why it was done away with.  That's probably the same reason FB won't create a dislike button lol
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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #88 on: March 09, 2015, 06:52:08 PM »

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We've had quite the few Tommy Point controversies over the years. 

Even had a TP-Gate.


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Re: Your posts rank!
« Reply #89 on: March 09, 2015, 07:01:29 PM »

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We've had quite the few Tommy Point controversies over the years. 

Even had a TP-Gate.
I had a lot of fun with TP-Gate. Its too bad some took it as accusatory and not in the humorous manner it was meant as.