Announcement: New and Useful Badges Program

msgmsg Posts: 4,883
@Hermitism sent me an interesting link earlier. Apparently, a group called H&M Creative Mischief Design Studio has been collaborating with Vanilla's development team for some time now in the creation of some new and useful badges for forums, under the New and Useful Badges for Forums program.

The PAF was selected as a test site, and it appears that after a review of recent forum activity, they've built some badges for us to use in some PAF-specific discussion scenarios.

For instance, when a member is particularly grumpy, they've issued:

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@Hermitism would you like to share some of the others?
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  • msgmsg Posts: 4,883
    Oh, yes, that's a good one. That one should see immediate take-up.
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  • msgmsg Posts: 4,883
    edited March 24
    There was this one I saw that just looked neat because it has a red star in it, but I'm not really sure yet when we might use it. I've sometimes seen stars awarded to small children when they're difficult in order to make them feel special and to sort of console and soothe them, so maybe we could use this red star one for that here if someone is having a bad day.

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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,387
    I can't quite read that one, Scott.
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  • msgmsg Posts: 4,883
    Oh, shoot, that graphic must've been corrupted during download. I'll put in a trouble ticket to the team to see if they can issue a corrected version. I'm not sure how this works. I'm pretty sure they're busy with badging for other sites, too?
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  • msgmsg Posts: 4,883
    But hey hermitism, what if I decide to sell something on the forum, and the transaction doesn't go well, and I accidentally wish death upon that person?
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,387
    Well Scott, I'm glad you asked. The H&M Creative Mischief Design Studio team came up with this:

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    2.0/3.0 - Marantz: PM8005 w/HT Bypass, NA8005 | Polk: LSiM703, LSiM706c | PS Audio: Duet, Power Port Classic, PerfectWave AC5 x3 PC | Wireworld Equinox 7 IC | AudioPrism Quietline MkIII x7 | Sanus UF30 | OC703 Panels

    6.1 - Pioneer Elite SC-05 | Pio BDP-51FD | Polk: RTi8, CSi5, F/Xi3, CSi3 | HSU Research VTF-2 MK4 | PS Audio: Quintet, Power Port Classic | DCF124BW x3 SC | Pangea: AC-9SE x2, 14SE, 14 PC | AQ Chocolate x2 HDMI | M850SW | OC703 Panels
  • msgmsg Posts: 4,883
    Wow! How convenient! That's - Dead On!
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  • msgmsg Posts: 4,883
    Now, our good friend Russ @lightman1 takes a fair measure of abuse around here, doesn't he folks? Yes, he does, and he's such a great sport about it.

    Hermitism, aside from collecting addresses for later visits and guerilla bush deflowering, is there anything for Russ in the new badge collection?
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,387
    Well Scott, Russ does take a more than normal amount of abuse here. Especially from John. But the H&M Creative Mischief Design Studio team took that under consideration.

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    2.0/3.0 - Marantz: PM8005 w/HT Bypass, NA8005 | Polk: LSiM703, LSiM706c | PS Audio: Duet, Power Port Classic, PerfectWave AC5 x3 PC | Wireworld Equinox 7 IC | AudioPrism Quietline MkIII x7 | Sanus UF30 | OC703 Panels

    6.1 - Pioneer Elite SC-05 | Pio BDP-51FD | Polk: RTi8, CSi5, F/Xi3, CSi3 | HSU Research VTF-2 MK4 | PS Audio: Quintet, Power Port Classic | DCF124BW x3 SC | Pangea: AC-9SE x2, 14SE, 14 PC | AQ Chocolate x2 HDMI | M850SW | OC703 Panels
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 20,187
    Do they have any for snowflakes?
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    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,225
    Lol! Love the graphic.
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    Moderated B)
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  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 12,934
    No one deserves the PFB badge but him. It is the highest honor bestowed upon the <snip>

    Tom
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

    The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to good analogue reproduction.
  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,387
    The H&M Creative Mischief Design Studio is currently watching the AMC channel, but I think I remember seeing a Skinny Jeans badge.
    2.0/3.0 - Marantz: PM8005 w/HT Bypass, NA8005 | Polk: LSiM703, LSiM706c | PS Audio: Duet, Power Port Classic, PerfectWave AC5 x3 PC | Wireworld Equinox 7 IC | AudioPrism Quietline MkIII x7 | Sanus UF30 | OC703 Panels

    6.1 - Pioneer Elite SC-05 | Pio BDP-51FD | Polk: RTi8, CSi5, F/Xi3, CSi3 | HSU Research VTF-2 MK4 | PS Audio: Quintet, Power Port Classic | DCF124BW x3 SC | Pangea: AC-9SE x2, 14SE, 14 PC | AQ Chocolate x2 HDMI | M850SW | OC703 Panels
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,445
    edited March 24
    Hermitism wrote: »
    The H&M Creative Mischief Design Studio is currently watching the AMC channel, but I think I remember seeing a Skinny Jeans badge.

    The "AMC channel"? Like Gremlins and Pacers and Matadors -- all the time?

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    B)
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 13,155
    That pink halo really kicks off Doc's smile ;)
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,515
    edited March 24
    This is great! Keep 'em coming guys.
    Howz about a "Russ peed in the corner of your listening room!" Badge? Too long, but I can't figure out how's to consolidate it.
    And Russ, I'll send you my address... :)

    I'm already on my way to 5,000 Russ insults. This is great! :p
    Micah
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,276
    Or the Nelson Pass is a hack badge
  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 12,934
    Black paint badge.....F'n classic!!!

    Tom
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

    The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to good analogue reproduction.
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 20,187
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Or the Nelson Pass is a hack badge
    Russ... if any us deserves the "electric chair" badge... well brother that would be you.
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Goldfinger Diamond v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X0.2 three chassis preamp, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds.

    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • msgmsg Posts: 4,883
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    The "AMC channel"? Like Gremlins and Pacers and Matadors -- all the time?
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    Is that Karen Carpenter, or Sharon Osbourne?

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  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 2,294
    edited March 25
    msg wrote: »
    But hey hermitism, what if I decide to sell something on the forum, and the transaction doesn't go well, and I accidentally wish death upon that person?

    Honestly. That is probably the single funniest yet sad thing I have ever read on here. That's with over 3600 visits.

    This thread is the best thing to happen on here all year.
    Just a dude doing dude-ly things

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