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My profile needs cosmetic work.

PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:29 pm
by lkbishop
Hi,

I have viewed others' profiles and envy the longer pencils underneath their names (I figure they have written a ton). Also some have the 500 box next to their name. I am a 500 member and would like for the 500 to be beside my name.

I have submitted one article to the Writing Challenge and would like for it to show on my profile. I plan to write more articles and would love to be credited for them.

Suggestions?

Thanks,
Lisa

Re: My profile needs cosmetic work.

PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:34 pm
by RedBaron
It should be there automatically. Can you link to your profile and I'll see if shows up for me?

And the pencils are just a fun part of the forum :)

Re: My profile needs cosmetic work.

PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:44 pm
by Deb Porter
Hi Lisa.

With the message boards, the long pencil will come the more you post here. In other words, the chatterboxes here in the forums all have long pencils. The size of your pencil has nothing to do with the number of articles you've written at FaithWriters. :D

With the 500 next to your name, it's definitely there. Here's your member profile page at FaithWriters:

http://www.faithwriters.com/member-profile.php?id=55557

The 500 will show whenever you comment on anyone's article/entry, and it will also show next to any regular article you post at FaithWriters. However, it doesn't show next to anyone's name in the Challenge. Originally, this was done so there could be no suggestion that Platinum 500 members received any favouritism from the judges. The system has changed a lot since those early days, but the same thing is in place--no 500 next to author names on Challenge entries.

But like I said, if you leave feedback for someone or write a general article at FaithWriters, the 500 will definitely appear.

Love, Deb

Re: My profile needs cosmetic work.

PostPosted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:11 pm
by lkbishop
Deb and Red Baron!

Perhaps I shall be more chatty so I can watch my stubby pencil grow!

Thank you,
Lisa