To prevent spam and encourage participation, site permissions are introduced gradually to new members as they become more involved in the community. The following table explains what permissions become available after each user promotion.
New MemberThe initial user level.
- Advertisements are not shown
- Reply to other threads
- Post your own threads
- Fill out your profile
Verified MemberPromoted after making 5 posts.
- Access the Friend Exchange
- Posts can be edited
Junior MemberPromoted after making 25 posts
- Signatures are permitted
- Profile posts can be deleted
Senior MemberPromoted after making 100 posts
- Maximum number of conversation participants is 5
- Post new contests for others to participate in