Ranks, Levels, Badges and Reactions: How you can earn points, badges, ranks and levels on community

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edited October 2019 in Getting started
Hello everyone,
To give credit to engaged members and experts on the Fing Community, we’ve included a system of Ranks and Badges. Here’s how to earn points, badges and ranks on the community. As we evolve we’ll be adding more ranks and badges to achieve for community experts! Stay tuned. Also, I welcome any suggestions/improvements in the discussion below.


PROMOTED CONTENT - NEW BONUS: Promoted content will get an extra 10 points! Admins will be promoting GREAT Questions and Discussions on the Devices/Security and Network Troubleshooting/Connectivity categories.
This is because we need more content in these categories - questions and discussions - to help the community grow.
Fing community ranks
Ranks
Ranks are special classifications of users based on points and statuses accumulated on the Community. When you get the required amount of points from badges and reactions you’ll move up through the levels.
  • Level 1: 0 points
  • Level 2: 50 points
  • Level 3: 100 points
  • Level 4: 500 points
  • Level 5: 1000 points
  • Level 6: 2000 points
  • Level 7: 4000 points
  • Level 8: 8000 points

Fing Community badges
Badges
Here are the badges that you can earn on the community. You can earn them by taking actions (i.e. uploading a profile picture), receiving positive reactions to your posts and answers, commenting on posts and answering questions.
  • Photogenic: 10 points - given after uploading a profile photo
  • Name Dropper: 5 points - given when you use @username to bring another user into your post. This encourages dialogue on the community.
  • Founder: 50 points - given to Fing community Founders who completed helpful tasks to get the community launched
  • Member of the Month: 50 points - given to a new member each month who has accumulated the most points through posts, discussions, answers and comments.


Agrees/Awesomes/Likes
You’ll earn badges for receiving certain numbers of “Agrees”, “Awesomes” or “Likes” on your posts, comments or answers. You’ll also get bonus points.
  • 5 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 5 points
  • 25 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 5 points
  • 100 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 10 points
  • 250 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 25 points
  • 500 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 50 points
  • 1000 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 50 points
  • 1500 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 50 points
  • 2500 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 50 points
  • 5000 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 100 points
  • 10000 Agrees/Awesomes or Likes: 100 points


Comments
You’ll earn points for comments on posts:
  • First comment: 2 points
  • 10 comments: 5 points
  • 100 comments: 10 points
  • 500 comments: 15 points
  • 1000 comments: 20 points
  • 2500 comments: 50 points
  • 5000 comments: 50 points
  • 10,000 comments: 100 points
  • 25,000 comments: 150 points
  • 50,000 comments: 200 points


Answers
You’ll earn points for providing great answers to questions:
  • First answers: 2 points
  • 5 answers: 3 points
  • 25 answers: 5 points
  • 50 answers: 10 points
  • 100 answers: 15 points
  • 250 answers: 20 points
  • And each level reached afterwards is awarded +20 points


Reactions
You can react to posts to give a user points. Here are the reactions that you can use and the points that they give users.
  • Like: 1 point - general approval of a post, answer or comment
  • Agree: 1 point - you share the same viewpoint as the poster
  • Promote: 5 points - promoted posts are awarded 5 points - only admins can promote posts for now
  • Awesome: 1 point - amazed with a post
Edited: 10 October 2019

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  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    @yozh yes I love it! And more to come too. 

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    TOMMYDNavekAlbert
  • CryptoMinkyCryptoMinky Member Posts: 11
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    Where should I look to see my badges?
    VioletChepilTOMMYDNavekBryant楽
  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    Where should I look to see my badges?
    You can look here on your profile to see them! 
    https://community.fing.com/profile/YOURNAME 

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    TOMMYDNavekBryant楽Grammie_SueXs3
  • PoohPooh Member, Beta Tester Posts: 674
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    How long does it take for the Founder's badge to show up? I think I completed all three tasks, but I will admit a pot of honey did catch my eye as I went on and I may have been distracted in the process...
    People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
    VioletChepilTOMMYDNavekjrichemontAlbert
  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    Hello @Pooh bear and nice to meet you finally!!! I've actually just processed yours. Exceptionally because of the criteria, I've got to process these myself by acting as an automation tool and so I try to be as speedy as possible!  

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    PoohHronospwmeekNavek
  • PoohPooh Member, Beta Tester Posts: 674
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    @VioletChepil thanks! You are awesomeB)
    People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
    VioletChepilK_C_SBryant楽
  • Stratt3000Stratt3000 Member Posts: 20
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    @VioletChepil and all Fingsters, keep up the great work!
    Stratton Phillips  |  IT & Recording Systems Admin
    Cloud5 Communications 
    [email protected]om 
    VioletChepilPoohKING_CRACKER78Bryant楽Grammie_SueXs3
  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    @Stratt3000 Thanks a LOT for helping us get this thing started!! 

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  • PoohPooh Member, Beta Tester Posts: 674
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    @VioletChepil and all Fingsters, keep up the great work!
    Teamwork there! Thanks again @VioletChepil for getting this place off the ground. So nice to help build up something new...
    People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
    VioletChepilStratt3000KING_CRACKER78AlbertBryant楽
  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    Hi all, as so many of you are moving up through the levels and badges so quickly, I've updated the above post to reflect higher levels/badges that can be reached. I've also added in more details about promoted content and how points are given for that too. Let me know any feedback in the comments! 

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  • LarisssLarisss Member Posts: 1
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    I want to know morw

    VioletChepilBryant楽
  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    Thanks @Larisss just let me know or ask any new question about the community badges and points system here!
    https://community.fing.com/categories/welcome

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  • Notta_Donkey1Notta_Donkey1 Member, Fing Team Posts: 15
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    How do I upload a profile pic?
  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    Thanks @Notta_Donkey
    You can try this option here, but I see you've already got your badge for changing picture.


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  • TOMMYDTOMMYD Member Posts: 4
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    Hello violet, I love this place! Thanks for the great introduction!

    VioletChepil
  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    @TOMMYD great to hear and WELCOME!

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    robert35
  • fuzzyhansfuzzyhans Member, Beta Tester Posts: 20
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    Is it possible to opt out of the badges & levels?  Or at least turning off the related emails.  Not against others enjoying it, but it's not my cup o tea, and I get enough emails on a daily basis.
    VioletChepil
  • VioletChepilVioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    @fuzzyhans there isn't any way to opt out! But you can review your notification preferences over here:
    https://community.fing.com/profile/preferences/fuzzyhans

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    fuzzyhansThePlotThickens9
  • rootedrooted Gulf Coast, USModerator Posts: 705
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    It's an interesting community and the badges and points system is a cool feature. How does one obtain the beta tester moniker?

    Bryant楽
  • RobinRobin Administrator Posts: 1,719
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    rooted said:

    It's an interesting community and the badges and points system is a cool feature. How does one obtain the beta tester moniker?

    The beta testing is open to all now so the badge/role won't make a difference.
    Robin (Admin at Fing)
    Getting Started? Please refer to Community guidelines & Community User Guides("Helping Hand"). HAPPY POSTING!!!
    rooted
  • rootedrooted Gulf Coast, USModerator Posts: 705
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    I see, no worries. So it's now an open beta, that's awesome. I wish I had known that, I would have been using it.

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  • rootedrooted Gulf Coast, USModerator Posts: 705
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  • CiaranCiaran Administrator Posts: 781
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    Hi @Bryant楽, thank you for your post and indeed being part of the Community. Unfortunately we do not currently have staff that can support in other languages aside from English at this stage. Perhaps using Google translate may be of benefit to assist with communication. Thanks
    Ciaran (Admin at Fing)
    Getting Started? Please refer to Community guidelines & Community User Guides("Helping Hand"). HAPPY POSTING!!!
    Bryant楽
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