PB Freshmen

Discussion in 'FAQ & Rules' started by Joseph Scibbe, Apr 24, 2009.

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  1. Joseph Scibbe

    Joseph Scibbe Puritan Board Junior

    I was wondering: I see in my avatar that I am a "Puritan Board Freshmen". I am assuming that this shows that I am decently new here, but was wondering what the method for "advancing" in my level is (ie How does one beome a PB Sophomore?).
     
  2. Hamalas

    Hamalas whippersnapper

    1-500 posts=Freshman
    500-1000=Sophomore
    1000-2000=Junior
    2000 & up=Senior
    whippersnapper=Awesomeness.

    :D

    Mods please correct me if I got the numbers wrong. :)
     
  3. EricP

    EricP Puritan Board Freshman

    I guess that explains why the seniors are selling me elevator passes! All I want to know is how to use the buttons, when do I get to thank someone (I know, I'm a guy and I don't like to read directions!), and where's the lunchroom!!!
     
  4. Hamalas

    Hamalas whippersnapper

    You are not allowed to be thankful until you have 25 posts. Sorry. :um:
     
  5. toddpedlar

    toddpedlar Iron Dramatist Staff Member

    don't forget the frosh hazing ritual.
     
  6. LawrenceU

    LawrenceU Puritan Board Doctor

    Todd, did you get the goldfish and eggs or was that my job?
     
  7. Hamalas

    Hamalas whippersnapper

    *Laughs with wicked glee* I'm so glad I'm not a freshman anymore! :stirpot:
     
  8. toddpedlar

    toddpedlar Iron Dramatist Staff Member

    I think Randy got the fish (catfish though) and the eggs will have to wait till they've sat out in the sun for about a week. Should be ready to go Monday.
     
  9. Berean

    Berean Puritan Board Doctor

    And you have been quite decent. For that you should get extra credit. Take a few of Theognome's extra posts. :wow:
     
  10. Repre5entYHWH

    Repre5entYHWH Puritan Board Freshman

    can we buy indulgences?
     
  11. chbrooking

    chbrooking Puritan Board Junior

    So we advance through being garrulous??!!!! What would Proverbs say about that?
     
  12. Hamalas

    Hamalas whippersnapper

    "As soon as a coin in the coffer rings / the *freshman* from purgatory springs."

    [​IMG]

    -----Added 4/24/2009 at 04:27:09 EST-----

    Silence freshman!!! :p

    (Hey, this is kinda fun!)
     
  13. chbrooking

    chbrooking Puritan Board Junior

    :surrender:
     
  14. EricP

    EricP Puritan Board Freshman

    If we thin and scrawny freshmen (don't I wish!) WERE speaking up, would you wizened heads have to turn up the hearing aids to hear us? And to think that I didn't even read enough instructions to know that I had to post at all to maintain my presence here! Now 25 posts to give thanks! Think I'll grab my quad-cane and take a walk!!
     
  15. Hamalas

    Hamalas whippersnapper

    HEH! WHAT'S THAT YOU SAY THERE?? DON'T BE SHY, SPEAK UP SONNY!

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Joseph Scibbe

    Joseph Scibbe Puritan Board Junior

    Oh great, what have I done!!??
    :doh:
     
  17. Curt

    Curt Puritan Board Graduate

    When I was a real freshman (OK, make that "the last time I was a freshman"), I actually had to wear a beanie. I'm glad we don't have that in this institution of higher learning and eloquence.
     
  18. LawrenceU

    LawrenceU Puritan Board Doctor

    Did it have a propeller on top?

    Y'all don't want to know what we were made to do as freshman pledges. . .
     
  19. Skyler

    Skyler Puritan Board Graduate

    I'm sure we could arrange for a beanie. It would only take a few quick code modifications...
     
  20. jandrusk

    jandrusk Puritan Board Sophomore

    How about if posts >= 10,000 then status == Wizard?
     
  21. Presbyterian Deacon

    Presbyterian Deacon Puritan Board Graduate

    You didn't get your beanie!?

    Here---

    [​IMG]

     
  22. Joseph Scibbe

    Joseph Scibbe Puritan Board Junior

    In response to this I am changing my profile pic to a beanie for a little while.
     
  23. caddy

    caddy Puritan Board Senior

    Oh to be a "whippersnapper" ! :cool:
     
  24. EricP

    EricP Puritan Board Freshman

    Yes, but happy peasants! We thresh the grain with a smile, dance the safety dance (and with our beanies we're men (and women) WITH hats!), and tug our greasy forelocks when the old 'uns pass by! And at least we don't have to spend our hard-earned centavos on bran muffins and Geritol!
     
  25. chbrooking

    chbrooking Puritan Board Junior

    I don't have anything really important to say. I just want another post -- gotta advance somehow.
     
  26. Skyler

    Skyler Puritan Board Graduate

    That's the spirit!

    ...the one that gets threads like this one closed down in a hurry.

    Unless the mods are having a good day, in which case they just move it to the Entertainment forum and ignore it for a few days before locking it. :)
     
  27. Athaleyah

    Athaleyah Puritan Board Sophomore

    Ah yes... the old "best thread ever." Tear! I miss it. :D
     
  28. Whitefield

    Whitefield Puritan Board Junior

    What?
     
  29. EricP

    EricP Puritan Board Freshman

    Don't close yet!

    Well then, in all seriousness (though I suspect Puritans really did have senses of humor, despite their bad rep), as a "freshman" I was happy to read posts and learn from them, until I received the "you're about to be removed from the forum roles" type of note, at which point I dived in to get some "posts" under my belt. Rules are rules, I understand; and forum member lists no doubt get long (I belong to this and a motorcycle forum only--sorry young folks!); but in defense of the about-to-be-removed unwashed masses, it can be a bit time consuming even to find if someone has responded to a post of mine, or to read a longer thread to find out where I can comment. I don't even check my "facebook" every WEEK, to say nothing of trying to find time to thread-in. Any grizzled advice for those of us who want to stay "active" but have enough trouble marshaling our time as it is?
     
  30. Rich Koster

    Rich Koster Puritan Board Post-Graduate

    :moneywings::moneywings::moneywings::moneywings::moneywings::moneywings::moneywings::moneywings::moneywings::moneywings:
     
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