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Vercingetorix
02-20-2011, 07:49
All other ranks are fish-related. In several threads, some members have commented on the GMS rank and suggested changing it.


So, to that end, folks, please suggest a title for the 4000-post rank. We'll select the eight best (and by "we'll, I mean ME), and we'll vote. From those eight, we'll vote on the top four. From those four, we'll vote on the top two.

After that, we can petition (or bitch, whine, and moan to Larry) to modify the rank title.

scubatrucker
02-20-2011, 08:07
Not a fish, but how about the largest animal in the sea for the largest ranking on the forum.....blue whale

IndyDiver
02-20-2011, 08:10
Does it have to be only fish, or can we include "Orca". After all, they are pretty much the top of the food chain in the real world.

chinacat46
02-20-2011, 08:12
I for one would like to see this change especially since I'm getting close to 4000 posts. My personal opinion is that since there are so few people with over 4000 posts that they should be able to choose their own marine creature name. It would give people something to shoot for if they could pick their own title. I'd pick Funeral Jorunna for mine which is one of my favorite nudibranchs.

Scientific Name: Jorunna funebris

chinacat46
02-20-2011, 08:26
here is a link to an old poll: http://forum.scubatoys.com/surface-interval-34/i-want-title-30644/

Vercingetorix
02-20-2011, 08:29
I people with over 4000 posts that they should be able to choose their own marine creature name. It would give people something to shoot for if they could pick their own title.

Unfortunately, that's not the way the forum application works. The Admin can set automatic rank titles for specific post counts. Other special designators, such as Moderator or Grand Poobah can also be established and assigned. However, this would become unwieldy. I know, there are only a few 4000+ folks for now.

chinacat46
02-20-2011, 08:32
Unfortunately, that's not the way the forum application works. The Admin can set automatic rank titles for specific post counts. Other special designators, such as Moderator or Grand Poobah can also be established and assigned. However, this would become unwieldy. I know, there are only a few 4000+ folks for now.

I don't think it would be a problem since it's a rare thing when someone hits 4000 and then once they hit it their "title" is fixed for the next 6000 posts. Sure it would take a little work but very little.

fire diver
02-20-2011, 08:55
How about "whale shark" if you want something fish related.

If you want something more realistic, I suggest "bloated gas-bag"

Davetowz
02-20-2011, 09:13
I kinda like Grand Master Spammer

scottv
02-20-2011, 10:24
Another thumbs up for GMS.

bennerman
02-20-2011, 11:24
Are you absolutely insane? It's been a part of the forum, it is what everyone strives to be. How can you want to change that? I fart in your general direction D:<

cgvmer
02-20-2011, 11:45
Grand Master Dive-spammer

Lulubelle
02-20-2011, 11:51
I would like to remain forever a shark, though I would prefer to be able to name my own specific type. I believe there is precedent set by our own dear Megalodon.

Upon my 4000th post, which is not that far away, if anyone gives me a name which contains "whale", I quit.

chinacat46
02-20-2011, 11:59
I would like to remain forever a shark, though I would prefer to be able to name my own specific type. I believe there is precedent set by our own dear Megalodon.

Upon my 4000th post, which is not that far away, if anyone gives me a name which contains "whale", I quit.

That is kinda how I feel about being called a spammer.

Splitlip
02-20-2011, 12:04
I'm partial to "Gulper Eel" for some reason.

Oh, here's a pic.

http://4.bp.********.com/_LiHvm9tNRik/TJj8581mX9I/AAAAAAAAABU/NuuFTFe_fUI/s1600/gulper+eel.jpg

bfmorgan
02-20-2011, 12:42
I kinda like Grand Master Spammer
+1. Makes it sound like you have skills beyond the norm

navyhmc
02-20-2011, 12:58
Another vote for GMS!!!

FishFood
02-20-2011, 13:14
I agree with Bennerman here. It's ingrained in the ST's culture now.

Splitlip
02-20-2011, 13:25
I still like the sound of gulper.

chinacat46
02-20-2011, 13:48
Well look at it this way if you can pick your own title then those of you that like GMS can pick that.

fire diver
02-20-2011, 13:57
I'm partial to "Gulper Eel" for some reason.

Oh, here's a pic.

http://4.bp.********.com/_LiHvm9tNRik/TJj8581mX9I/AAAAAAAAABU/NuuFTFe_fUI/s1600/gulper+eel.jpg

Is it just me or does that look a lot like a womens boot (if you cut the tail off)?

fire diver
02-20-2011, 14:00
if anyone gives me a name which contains "whale", I quit.

Lets see....

LuluWhale... Naw
WhaleLu... Even worse
BelleWhale... Nope
WhaleBelle... eh, kinda but not really

I think you're safe Lulu.

Splitlip
02-20-2011, 16:30
Is it just me or does that look a lot like a womens boot (if you cut the tail off)?

You're correct, LOL!

Maybe Lulu will dig it.

I still like the "gulp" thing.

scubajane
02-20-2011, 16:40
how about a new name at each 1000 posts??? then lulu would be GMS for only 1000 posts.

bennerman
02-20-2011, 16:45
how about a new name at each 1000 posts??? then lulu would be GMS for only 1000 posts.

GMS is a badge of honour, you wear it with pride

Splitlip
02-20-2011, 16:49
GMS

Grand master Sphincter.

PACKRMAN
02-20-2011, 19:40
Great Gulper?

Flatliner
02-20-2011, 19:57
Sorry in advance but how about something along the lines of "give my life back"?

Glub000
02-20-2011, 20:48
Grand Master Spam Gulping Whale Without a Life?

fire diver
02-20-2011, 21:01
LOL!!

Davetowz
02-20-2011, 22:03
Is it just me or does that look a lot like a womens boot (if you cut the tail off)?
Nah, dont cut the tail off, wrap it around and up onto the leg......

snagel
02-21-2011, 05:21
Another vote to stay with GMS....it's original and traditional now.

chinacat46
02-24-2011, 20:27
Well this fizzled out pretty quick.

Davetowz
02-24-2011, 23:03
I would say that indicates that the GMS is the righteous title for the level that all aspire to achieve.

navyhmc
02-25-2011, 00:00
and surpass.

Vercingetorix
02-25-2011, 05:56
Yep. Looks like it will remain Grand Master Spammer.

I, for one, welcome our new GMS overlords.

divingmedic
02-25-2011, 11:55
What is sad is that is going to take me years to attain that rating.

Vercingetorix
02-26-2011, 04:32
What is sad is that is going to take me years to attain that rating.

Just follow your fellow EMT's (NavyHMC) lead...when you have nothing to say...say it. You'll hit GMS in no time. Works for the rest of us GMS. Except Cummings. He hit the mark legitimately.

// j/k Navy. Or am I?

cowgirldiver
03-02-2011, 12:30
Speaking of GMS what has happened to our original Grand Master Spammer - haven't seen anything from him in a while.

chinacat46
03-02-2011, 13:24
I'm doing my best to say nothing.

Vercingetorix
03-02-2011, 21:52
Speaking of GMS what has happened to our original Grand Master Spammer - haven't seen anything from him in a while.

He was last here in April 2010. He's been active on scubaboard.com since then.

chinacat46
03-03-2011, 06:18
He was last here in April 2010. He's been active on scubaboard.com since then.

He is also active on facebook