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Topic # 111821 15-Nov-2012 20:54 Send private message

I'm curious about how someone joins GZ today and from the first post appears as a Trusted member. I noticed it in this thread:

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=48&topicid=111806

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  Reply # 717947 15-Nov-2012 21:10 Send private message

Because the people who run/moderate this site know the person in question IRL and know she can be trusted.




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  Reply # 717948 15-Nov-2012 21:11 Send private message

Based on credentials they've presented to a mod, or their credentials are already established through personal knowledge of the person. The mod will then have discussion with other mods before the status is listed. Freitasm posted a thread ages ago on how the trusted status works.

Edit: here it is




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  Reply # 718050 16-Nov-2012 07:24 Send private message

As posted, Trusted status is based on establishing credentials, in real life. It's not based on number of posts or for how long someone has been registered on Geekzone.




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