What does it take to be a Demi-God?

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  1. MACDRIVE macrumors 68000

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    I ran across a member whom I didn't recognize (don't remember who it was) so I thought I would click on their name and peek at their profile. Come to find out, this person had a post count of 500 to 600 and was knighted a Demi-God.

    Now don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining; I'm just curious as to what it takes to be a Demi-God and why this other person was granted the status with a relatively low post count. Perhaps it has nothing to do with post count; I don't know. :confused:

    Some people have processor numbers, and some people are Demi-Gods and Demi-Goddesses. Was mad jew ever a Demi-God?
     
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  3. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    ...and your soul...
     
  4. Chundles macrumors G4

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    Yeah, that's the kicker.

    But yes, there's no post count requirement, you just need to pony up US$25.
     
  5. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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  6. Quboid macrumors 6502

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    what are the advantages of being a demi-god again?
     
  7. vniow macrumors G4

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    Boobage is only if you want to become a Demi-Goddess. The $25 goes for the cost of surgery, the rest is subsidised by the Macrumors Insurance Plan™.
     
  8. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    You become godlike.
     
  9. mac 2005 macrumors 6502a

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    If I understand correctly, the advantages are the

    a) satisfaction of supporting the site in a monetary way

    and

    b) ability to have an avatar before the required 500 posts

    I'm not sure of the link's location, but I think there's a way to pay said monetary contribution through PayPal and other appropriate channels.

    (I hope that what I'm saying is correct, trusting that someone will correct me when, in fact, I'm wrong. :rolleyes: )
     
  10. Chundles macrumors G4

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    1. Free hookers.
    2. Christmas party at Jobs' house.
    3. The Official MacRumours Demi Swingers thread - we all pick virtual keys out of a virtual bowl each week and go off for a shag.
    4. Every month Arn gives away a free iPod to a lucky Demi.

    Nah, the advantages are all listed in the FAQ section of this site, read up on them and if you think it's worth the money then shell out the bikkies.

    Nope, you still need 500+ posts to get an avatar.
     
  11. vniow macrumors G4

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    Yah. You're wrong.
     
  12. Lixivial macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, there's definitely no post count requirement. I paid my dues before I even wrote my first post.

    The best benefit for me is the satisfaction in supporting the website's robust community, news coverage, and extras. Plus there's the whole ad-free front page and forum page, too. ;)
     
  13. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    Don't forget the annual party hosted by arn at his mansion in Hawaii. Oops said too much :eek:
     
  14. Doctor Q Administrator

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    We seem to be having trouble giving a straight answer to the original question, so I'll quote from the Frequently Asked Questions:
    How do I contribute to MacRumors.com?

    MacRumors.com and the associated pages (Forums, Guides etc.) are free for everyone to use.

    However, users who enjoy using the site and want to support the site may contribute ($25/year). To contribute, click on payments in your Forum User Control Panel. We accept Paypal.

    For $25/year, you receive the following benefits:
    • The satisfaction of knowing you are helping MacRumors (the primary reason to contribute)
    • Access to a private forum
    • Removal of most ads on MacRumors.com and Forums.MacRumors.com
    • A Demi-God, Demi-Goddess, or Contributor user title, if you want it
     
  15. MacNut macrumors Core

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    Isn't there also some sort of private forum too.
     
  16. vniow macrumors G4

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    ...

     
  17. MacNut macrumors Core

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  18. poppe macrumors 68020

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    Wait how did you get Macrumors God then?
     
  19. Chundles macrumors G4

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    He's a moderator.
     
  20. poppe macrumors 68020

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    Oh well fine then...

    Oh also what is my next step in processor numbers? Anything else or is this the end of the road for me?
     
  21. Chundles macrumors G4

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    Check out the FAQs - it's all in there.
     
  22. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    What exactly is the difference between a God and a Moderator? ...I'm assuming Gods have more privileges?
     
  23. Chundles macrumors G4

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    Um, Moderators moderate the site.... hence the title. That's the "power" they have.
     
  24. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    ...And Gods are moderators with more "power" (like post front page stories, make site changes, etc.)?
     
  25. Doctor Q Administrator

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    In the context of user titles:
    macrumors Demi-God = paid member
    macrumors Demi-Goddess = paid member
    macrumors Contributor = paid member
    Demi-God (Moderator) = moderator
    macrumors god = administrator/moderator​
    Other user titles are based on post counts and are assigned processor ranks. There's a chart in the FAQ.
     

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