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Old 01-14-2013, 03:35 AM   #31
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When you view your profile, you can check under the "Statistics" tab. All the way at the bottom under General Information. You currently have one.

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Old 01-14-2013, 03:39 AM   #32
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Took a look at some of the individuals who got the award. Thought it was funny to see "Stallion 83" and "Stallion83", which are both fake banned users with 0 posts with a bronze referral trophy. His actual account doesn't even have 5 referrals, yet some fake one has like 27.

I wonder if anyone put "Maka91" instead of my username...

Anyways, congrats to all those who received theirs today.

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Took a look at some of the individuals who got the award. Thought it was funny to see "Stallion 83", a fake banned user with 0 posts with a bronze referral trophy.

Anyways, congrats to all those who received theirs today.
Or the other fake Stallion account, "Stallion83." That person got a gold referral award.
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Took a look at some of the individuals who got the award. Thought it was funny to see "Stallion 83" and "Stallion83", which are both fake banned users with 0 posts with a bronze referral trophy. His actual account doesn't even have 5 referrals, yet some fake one has like 27.

I wonder if anyone put "Maka91" instead of my username...

Anyways, congrats to all those who received theirs today.
Hahahaha! Clearly I was in zombie mode and wasn't checking to see if they were valid accounts or not. Ah well, gives me something else to go clean up.
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Great to see the first of the new set of awards being handed out already. Think I only have 2 referrals and not a clue who they are lol.
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Is the forum for the site referrals up already ?
I don't believe there will be a forum for that. Why would there be? Referrals are tracked as a statistic on your profile, and when you get the appropriate amount of them you'll be granted the award. If you have the appropriate amount for an award and haven't been given it, you can request it in the appropriate thread here...


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...d.php?t=245975










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I don't believe there will be a forum for that. Why would there be? Referrals are tracked as a statistic on your profile, and when you get the appropriate amount of them you'll be granted the award. If you have the appropriate amount for an award and haven't been given it, you can request it in the appropriate thread here...


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...I used the word appropriate a few times

Just asking cause I had read on here that they were going to make a separate thread to have the people "I" refered to x360a confirm that "I" did refer them. Since the people "I" referred never put my name down when they were signing up for x360a.
I just had 2 more people sign up, and they put my name as a referral, but it does not reflect in my profile. I should exactly '5 referrals' right now.

...Haha I noticed you did
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Just asking cause I had read on here that they were going to make a separate thread to have the people "I" refered to x360a confirm that "I" did refer them. Since the people "I" referred never put my name down when they were signing up for x360a.
I just had 2 more people sign up, and they put my name as a referral, but it does not reflect in my profile. I should exactly '5 referrals' right now.

...Haha I noticed you did
Ohhh I gotcha. I was not aware we were doing anything like that (hadn't read it anywhere) but I must have overlooked it. That is probably good that we are doing a check rather than just automatically assuming that referrals are legitimate. If you don't mind me asking (since I'd rather be informed than sound like a dolt), where did you hear about that forum?
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Ohhh I gotcha. I was not aware we were doing anything like that (hadn't read it anywhere) but I must have overlooked it. That is probably good that we are doing a check rather than just automatically assuming that referrals are legitimate. If you don't mind me asking (since I'd rather be informed than sound like a dolt), where did you hear about that forum?

I was looking for the thread in the forums, but couldn't find it, not sure if the thread got deleted or if individual posts get deleted after a few days.
I read it sometime last week. When I guess the new awards for this year were shown. Not sure if that helps. I will keep looking for the thread and I will link it in this comment.

EDIT: Its actually in the beginning of this thread. Read the first couple comments.

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Well when the nominations thread gets posted up, spam the people who didn't refer you and get them to put your name down!

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Now I'm slightly confused. What Nozza said sounds like a thread for people to refer you who simply didn't do so when they filled out their application for membership to the forum. Is it that or is it "proof" of referrals? Or both?
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Now I'm slightly confused. What Nozza said sounds like a thread for people to refer you who simply didn't do so when they filled out their application for membership to the forum. Is it that or is it "proof" of referrals? Or both?
To me I understood it as a thread for you to go and type in the names of the users you refereed (who did not fill out the 'referred' portion of the membership application), that way an x360a staff can check with that user to see if they were really referred by you.

Also I have another question: What is a micro guide ?

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Creech posted an Announcement on it here: http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...d.php?t=415508.
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Creech posted an Announcement on it here: http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...d.php?t=415508.
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To me I understood it as a thread for you to go and type in the names of the users you refereed (who did not fill out the 'referred' portion of the membership application), that way an x360a staff can check with that user to see if they were really referred by you.
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Just like Saiyu linked to, it's essentially guides for "smaller", sub-200 point games as well as DLC depending upon its size/complexity.
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I see. That makes sense.

Just like Saiyu linked to, it's essentially guides for "smaller", sub-200 point games as well as DLC depending upon its size/complexity.
That's why I was inquiring to see if there was or is going to be such a thread for the "Referral" awards.

Yea after reading the post it makes sense. Micro = very small. And usually those free Kinect games or free Windows game are maxed out at 50, so I thought it was cool how they made a separate award for those type of games.
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Yea after reading the post it makes sense. Micro = very small. And usually those free Kinect games or free Windows game are maxed out at 50, so I thought it was cool how they made a separate award for those type of games.
Agreed, it's nice to see a separate award for them. I might actually be motivated to write a guide for something like that too, since I doubt they take half as much time as a regular guide and my time is stretched pretty thin usually
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To me I understood it as a thread for you to go and type in the names of the users you refereed (who did not fill out the 'referred' portion of the membership application), that way an x360a staff can check with that user to see if they were really referred by you.
I know someone (maybe Nozza?) suggested a thread like this, but currently that is all it is...a suggestion. I don't want you to think I am shooting anything down, but I also don't want to leave this out here as a "definite" when that is not the case.
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I know someone (maybe Nozza?) suggested a thread like this, but currently that is all it is...a suggestion. I don't want you to think I am shooting anything down, but I also don't want to leave this out here as a "definite" when that is not the case.
Thanks for chiming in on that, we needed the clarification.

So the referral system for now is just as it stands, I take it? Then there has to be an explanation for poor MeonOner's profile missing the two referrals then... like, does it take a while to update? Does a mod/admin have to confirm the new person's account for it to be added to the number referrals? etc. I guess I should be asking MeonOner if they actually put his name down or not

Either way it's trivial, we are just talking about a picture under someone's profile here. The more important part is that new people are making their way to the site. I just like to understand how everything works I guess... it's the way I am.
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I know someone (maybe Nozza?) suggested a thread like this, but currently that is all it is...a suggestion. I don't want you to think I am shooting anything down, but I also don't want to leave this out here as a "definite" when that is not the case.
I understand, thanks Creech. I just wanted to know if it was a "definite" or "something to look into", either way its not a big deal. I will just keep referring my buddies to the site and just let them know while filling the information just to throw my name under the 'referred' option. I will just keep checking the forums daily for updated news!

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Thanks for chiming in on that, we needed the clarification.

So the referral system for now is just as it stands, I take it? Then there has to be an explanation for poor MeonOner's profile missing the two referrals then... like, does it take a while to update? Does a mod/admin have to confirm the new person's account for it to be added to the number referrals? etc. I guess I should be asking MeonOner if they actually put his name down or not

Either way it's trivial, we are just talking about a picture under someone's profile here. The more important part is that new people are making their way to the site. I just like to understand how everything works I guess... it's the way I am.
Its not that fact that I am looking for the award picture. Its not a priority or the reason I joined x360a. I always try my best to spread the word to my buddies to join x360a for game news and great tips in unlocking achievements. I was just looking to see if there was something the users before these new award were revealed can do to get some sort of credit for the users we referred, that's all. Creech defiantly cleared things up for the both of us.

But I would like to also know if it take a while to update? Does a mod/admin have to confirm the new person's account for it to be added to the number referrals? etc.
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But I would like to also know if it take a while to update? Does a mod/admin have to confirm the new person's account for it to be added to the number referrals? etc.
Questions are good. I don't mind them, and if I don't know the answer, I don't mind telling you that either.

In this case, I don't know the answer. I know that as a rule, we as staff don't confirm new accounts. They self-confirm by verifying their email address. The only time we step in is when lots of time goes by and they lose that verification email and then decide they want to participate on the forums.

That being said, we can experiment a bit if you don't mind sharing some information with me. Send me a PM with the names of the people who signed up and put your name down in the referral field. I can look at their profile to verify if they actually did so, and see what state they are in, etc.
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I know that as a rule, we as staff don't confirm new accounts. They self-confirm by verifying their email address. The only time we step in is when lots of time goes by and they lose that verification email and then decide they want to participate on the forums.
Good to know. Again, I just like to know how everything works... and I'm that way in every aspect of my life.

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That being said, we can experiment a bit if you don't mind sharing some information with me. Send me a PM with the names of the people who signed up and put your name down in the referral field. I can look at their profile to verify if they actually did so, and see what state they are in, etc.
Thank you for going out of your way to do stuff like this for us. There are so few opportunities for regular folks like us to get an insight into the workings of the site and "help you help us" solve our queries and genuinely make things better.
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