Forum User Titles - What Are They And How / When Are They Changed

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Nifty-Chicken, May 30, 2009.

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  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    We get this question a lot so I thought I'd post an FAQ about it.

    Q) What is the phrase under my username:
    A) This is a user "Title"

    Q) How do I change / get a new title?
    A) There are 3 ways to get a new title:

    1) Automatically: The forum keeps track of the number of Trophy Points you have and will give you a title. Here are the "ranks"

    You will move:

    • New egg: 0
    • Just Hatched:10
    • Out of the brooder: 20
    • Chillin with my peeps: 50
    • Overrun with chickens: 250
    • Chicken Obsessed: 400
    • Addict: 500
    • Flock Master: 600

    2) From BYC Staff: Once in a while our staff will bestow a title to a member based on something fun that they know about the member. This is done randomly and is not done upon request (members that don't like a title a moderator have given them in fun can request to have it changed back to the default... but we don't think this has ever happened). [​IMG]

    3) Premium Feather Members - Yes, membership has its benefits. [​IMG] One of the perks of being a PFM is the ability for members to request a custom title. We've had some members buy a PFM as a gift for their friends just so they can give that friend a new title of their choosing.

    If you have any other questions about Member Titles, please ask them here.
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2017
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Thanks for posting this it will be nice to be able to tell people when their title will change. [​IMG]
     
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  3. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    what are all the perks of being gold?
     
  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

  5. Can a username be changed?
     
  6. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Yes it can, just PM a mod.
     
  7. rstampa

    rstampa Songster

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    Yes I purchased a Golden Feather membership but I can't seem to find where I can change my Title. I went into my profile and then in Personal but there was no place for a Title. Please help.
    Bob
     
  8. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Good question!

    The GFMs are processed manually. Once you become a GFM you can request a new title from any of our staff members or post the request in the GFM section (which you'll have access to once your account is updated).
     
  9. rstampa

    rstampa Songster

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    Thank you, I understand now.
     
  10. Califowlday

    Califowlday Chirping

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    Now I just need to hit that 5000 post mark... Hmmmm [​IMG] may take a while lol
     
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