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Topic # 111821 15-Nov-2012 20:54
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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
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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
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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.

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  Reply # 718050 16-Nov-2012 07:24
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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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