Better to drop the member categories?
I was wondering whether it might be advantageous to drop the member categories on sysopt. I'm talking about: Jr. Member, Member, Senior Member, Ultimate Member, etc. I think there are two (at least) problems with the present scheme. First, I think "newbies" (or any inquiring member) give more creedence to a Ultimate Member's advice regarding a problem than the advice of a Jr. Member. And frankly, I've read some "Jr. Member" responses to posts and these new members really seem to know of what they are speaking. Second: In a race to have "Senior Member" (for example) posted next to ones name, I've seen some ridiculous and often redundant posts just to get one more notch. Sometimes just a "Yeah, great!" post... you've all seen them.
Then again, we were all Jr.Members once. But a better system, if we had feedback, might be "500 correct responses" = Sr. Member, etc.
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