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Saloon members and points

John Davis
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 02, 2000
Posts: 189
What is a "greenhorn", "ranchHand", "bartender", etc. I see references to points earned by various people. What is the plan?
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Thomas Paul
mister krabs
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 05, 2000
Posts: 13974
Each post submitted by a person is passed to a committee of five sheriffs who review the post and rate it on a scale of -1,0,and +1. A particularly stupid post is given -2 and a particularly clever post is given +2 but these are very rare. Each recommendation of the committee is then passed to Paul who reviews every single post submitted to JavaRanch. If he disagrees with the committee's decision, it is passed to a pair of arbiter's, one chosen by Paul and the other by the committee. If they can not decide then the post is given a score of 0.
All posters start as greenhorns. When a poster has reached a positive total of 35 posts, he is awarded the rank of "ranch hand". A poster who goes for six months without receiving a single negative score is awarded the title of "bartender". One year of no negative votes is awarded "sheriff".
This thread gives a more complete and accurate description of the process:
http://www.coderanch.com/t/1862/Ranch-Office/Member-status


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Jessica Sant
Sheriff

Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 4313

Please ignore Thomas... his "Saint" title is a bit of a misnomer. If those were really the rules -- he'd have been relegated to a greenhorn long ago, and I of course would be far beyond a meer "bartender".
Check out the link he provided above... that should explain things a bit...
:roll:
Michael Morris
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2002
Posts: 3451
And I would be a guru.


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Donald R. Cossitt
buckaroo
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 31, 2003
Posts: 401

A poster who goes for six months without receiving a single negative score is awarded the title of "bartender".

Reminds me of something Abraham Lincoln once said

It is best to be silent and thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.

Does this mean if one goes six months without a single positive one can have the status of "Drunk"?
So will y'all let me know when and if I should ever wander off into positive territory?
Or is there a way of knowing a current status (current points total)?
doco


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R K Singh
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 15, 2001
Posts: 5371
Originally posted by Donald R. Cossitt:

Or is there a way of knowing a current status (current points total)?
doco

There is saying

Half knowledge is dangerous.

It is very seldom that TP made good post.
Yes, TP I like your this post
Did you follow the link ?? :roll:
And its POST not points. I think it is clearly written in the end of every post.
Do you still want to know your "points"? Please PM me. Actually TP forgot to tell you that final decision is mine.


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R K Singh
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 15, 2001
Posts: 5371
Originally posted by Donald R. Cossitt:

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Now where should I reply your PM
AW I did not see the name and I thought your reply is by the topic starter.
AW never take TP to seriously, he is jolly guy
Donald R. Cossitt
buckaroo
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 31, 2003
Posts: 401
Ravish;

Now where should I reply your PM


I updated my profile to allow PM, this AM. I didn't know it was turned off until now.
doco
 
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