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What are terms under names in posts?

Post by Alpha Trion » Fri Dec 21, 2001 10:52 am

I just joined this board. I have been reading posts for awhile before I actually joined and I wondered what the terms under the names meant (headmaster, dinobot, seeker). When I joined I noticed that my name has Protoform under it. What does this mean?

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Post by Amnesia » Fri Dec 21, 2001 11:09 am

It's your "rank" and it depends on the number of your posts. I think with less than 10 posts you are a Protoform, then you become a Minibot(?), later a Seeker etc. etc. Don't ask about all the existing ranks, I think there are so many that nobody remembers...

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Post by Sixswitch » Fri Dec 21, 2001 12:02 pm

Because that's the kind of guy I am (and I was bored), I looked around Questions about the website, and found this thread:
http://tfarchive2.com/ubb/Forum3/HTML/000348.html

Hope it helps

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Post by Jetfire » Fri Dec 21, 2001 12:02 pm

Ah ranks each one starts one avouve what given:

0 - Protoform
25 - Micromaster
50 - Seeker
75 - Headmaster
150 - Dinobot
250 - Powermaster
400 - Triple Changer
550 - Gestalt
750 - Unicron
1000 - Matrix Keeper
1500 - One With the Matrix
3500 - Primus
5000 - Now ask for your custom title!

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Post by Addl » Fri Dec 21, 2001 12:16 pm

Originally posted by Amnesia:
Don't ask about all the existing ranks
especially not her....

Just nod, whenever she speaks, smile, and turn away...
Originally posted by Amnesia:
I think
Hey, you never purchased that right in our upgrade shop! Now quit lying!

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Post by Amnesia » Fri Dec 21, 2001 1:30 pm

Originally posted by Sixswitch:
I looked around Questions about the website, and found this thread:
http://tfarchive2.com/ubb/Forum3/HTML/000348.html
That's interesting! Originally Brendocon replied something like "Protoform, Micromaster, Seeker, Headmaster, I don't remember them all", that's why I said you shouldn't ask. I never saw the edited message... Image

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Post by Sixswitch » Fri Dec 21, 2001 1:51 pm

Aii, I thought it was a bit odd c'sidering you posted that thread. Oh well

Wha'sa Lurbie? I is confused.

Lurker is someone who never posts but reads everything, and a newbie is a new person who just started posting... right?

How can you be both.

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Post by Amnesia » Fri Dec 21, 2001 3:02 pm

Originally posted by Sixswitch:
Lurker is someone who never posts but reads everything, and a newbie is a new person who just started posting... right?
Some lurkers post as well - but only twice a month or something like that.

Not long ago one of those lurkers started a "Lurkers Unite!" campaign and suddenly lurkers popped up everywhere and posted things like "*lurklurk*". I was one of them. Image Soon the regular members were very annoyed and started to get angry, so the whole lurker thing was dropped again. I couldn't decide if I should go back to my lurker status (aka stop posting again) or have a new start as a newbie. Mirage suggested I could be something inbetween (lurker+newbie=lurbie) and since I liked that idea I put it in my signature.

Considering that I've got almost 100 posts by now, I'm not really a lurker/newbie/lurbie anymore, but I like the word, so I'll keep it. Image

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Post by RCOSD » Fri Dec 21, 2001 3:10 pm

That's true,Amnesia,you now a stalker.

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Post by OmegaDenmad » Fri Dec 21, 2001 7:44 pm

Originally posted by RCOSD:
That's true,Amnesia,you now a stalker.

Now? But she has always bee... Hmmm... Image



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Post by Sheba » Fri Dec 21, 2001 9:40 pm

*tackle-hugs the newbie* Image WELCOME have some ginger ale.

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Post by Halfshell » Fri Dec 21, 2001 9:49 pm

Originally posted by Amnesia:
I never saw the edited message...
Bwahahahahahaahaaaaaaaaa

I do stuff like that on purpose!

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Post by RID Scourge » Fri Dec 21, 2001 10:03 pm

Originally posted by Amnesia:
Some lurkers post as well - but only twice a month or something like that.

Not long ago one of those lurkers started a "Lurkers Unite!" campaign and suddenly lurkers popped up everywhere and posted things like "*lurklurk*". I was one of them. Image Soon the regular members were very annoyed and started to get angry, so the whole lurker thing was dropped again. I couldn't decide if I should go back to my lurker status (aka stop posting again) or have a new start as a newbie. Mirage suggested I could be something inbetween (lurker+newbie=lurbie) and since I liked that idea I put it in my signature.

Considering that I've got almost 100 posts by now, I'm not really a lurker/newbie/lurbie anymore, but I like the word, so I'll keep it. Image

You forgot to mention my lurker-killing thread, where I killed lurkers with my trident, and ate them. I still have the campaign advertised in my sig.

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Post by Alpha Trion » Sat Dec 22, 2001 1:29 am

Alright, thanks for the help. I will try my best not to be a Lurker so that I won't be ate by PaladinPrime!

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Post by sprites touch » Fri Dec 28, 2001 4:28 am

Until Amnesia cleared that up, I was sure it's some australian beasty, they got them mighty strange creaters down there, ya knaw... ah lake dat word to though.

welcome A3 (hey it's shorter that way), to answer your qusetion-
protoform- a hybernating state for a tf, before he has an altmode and a personality.
Micromaster- almost humen size TFs, usually come in groups of 4 or 2 combiners.
Seeker- a deseptico jet, most of the con ran&files are (or reflector clones).
Headmaster- it's a guy that runs a school, or a binary bonded TF, it's binary partner is located in it's head while in robot form.
Dinobot- an autobt that transformes into a dino-alt-mode, has lower inteligence than most TFs, thus being a primitive.
Powermaster- anothe binary bonded type of TFs.
Triple changer- a TF with 3 modes, usually robot and 2 alt modes( one arial or navel and one teran).
Gestalt-a TF combined out of other TFs, usually a team.
Unicron- The chaos bringer, destroyer of worlds, or if you like , the largest TF built by a genious monkey.
Matrix keeper- some one like Ultra magnus, posseses the matrix but can't use it or gain from it.
One with the matrix- any of the autobots leaders, at their time(might have got it wtong), or alternativly, a TF that died, usually an autobot, who joined the matrix.
Primus- the creator of the TFs in the comics, and their god.
costume rank- ask honer of rank, they'll be happy to oblige you with an explenation Image
[/if you read this far, you must be board, go read brendocons stuff, no that's funny]


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Post by Amnesia » Fri Dec 28, 2001 8:04 pm

Originally posted by sprites touch:
Until Amnesia cleared that up, I was sure it's some australian beasty, they got them mighty strange creaters down there, ya knaw... ah lake dat word to though.
I don't know about Austalian beasts, Australia is sooo far away... Image

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Post by Redstreak » Fri Dec 28, 2001 11:30 pm

The only thing Sprites Touch left out is...Satan! Cuz with this post that's what I am! AHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

*Gives self a jab with a red hot poker; knows posts like this are probably done everytime someone hits 666*

OK, I'm back to normal.

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Post by sprites touch » Fri Dec 28, 2001 11:59 pm

actually, you're probobly the first who posted this, I think, although I do think of dear old lucy, every time I see a 666 or a 665 (about to turn to the consecetive 666).

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Post by RID Scourge » Sat Dec 29, 2001 4:21 am

Eh, I'm not afraid of Satan. My trident's much cooler than his. Besides, I'm the avatar of Primus. I'll make him my b*tch if he trys anything.

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They were the dream--
--Mechanical beings able to transform
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