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    Activity?

    Can someone please explain to me how the "Activity meter" on the user information works?



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    Re: Activity?

    Good question, I have no good answer.

    Maybe it is # of posts or something as compared to the average poster???


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    Re: Activity?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Good question, I have no good answer.

    Maybe it is # of posts or something as compared to the average poster???
    That would explain why you are at 100%



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    Re: Activity?

    Logging on but not posting is worth 40% of possible points. One post is worth another 20% of possible posts and so on. Starting a thread I believe also applies towards your site activity.



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    Re: Activity?

    Right but that clearly has to be defined over a certain time period, or else it would be impossible for most/any of us to be sitting at 100% activity (if for example you go 1 day without having 3 posts, you could never achieve 100% activity)

    So my question is what is the period over which your activity is monitered? I'm guessing 2-3 weeks...


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    Re: Activity?

    From the vBulletin site:
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    This hack adds an activity metric for users to your forum; this metric takes into account a variable number of weeks. Also provided is a Junior/Normal/Senior member system based on this metric, and a longevity metric (user registered time as a percent of the amount of time the first user has been registered).

    Visiting each day and posting the configured amount of times per day for the configured number of weeks will yield 100% activity. Posts are checked individually for each day, so days cannot be skipped then spammed up afterwards. The weight of visiting for the day relative to posting is configurable. Weeks are weighted so the most recent has a bigger impact on the activity percent than the most distant.


    So the most recent weeks are weighted higher than previous ones. As for how many weeks, only Jeremy knows.



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    Re: Activity?

    Thank you...



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