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Discovering Badges

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      If you look at other member profiles, you’ll see that some members have a large number of badges on their profile, like this:

      From day one in the 300 Hours Community, you can obatain a multitude of points by discovering and earning badges. The more you explore the forum, the more likely you are to stumble upon a badge! To get you started, we’ve put together a list of a few that you can get.

      First Comment
      First Comment – Your first comment gets you a badge. That was easy.

      10 Comments
      10 Comments – more comments gets you more badges!

      Photogenic
      Photogenic – uploading a profile photo puts a face to a screenname.

      Name Dropper
      Name Dropper – addressing a fellow member by using the @ mention.

      Socialite
      Socialite – inviting at least 5 your buddies to the forum via our invite form.

      Twitter Connector
      Twitter Connector – Enabling Twitter sign-in (your details will remain hidden).

      Facebook Connector
      Facebook Connector – Enabling Facebook sign-in (your details will remain hidden).

      Level I Completed
      Level I Completed – Passing Level I, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.

      Level II Completed
      Level II Completed – Passing Level II, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.

      Level III Completed
      Level III Completed – Passing Level III, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.

      This is Sparta!!!
      This is Sparta!!! – Failing your exams, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.
      This shouldn’t be an incentivization!

      For the last 4 badges, please allow a few days before the badge is awarded as there is a semi-manual process we have to go through.

      There are many other badges that are up for grabs – some more secret than others. If you see a badge on another member’s profile that you’re curious about, you may find out how to earn it by clicking on the badge itself.

      Happy hunting!

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        We need a grand prize!

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        @imdnextbuffet Points are an indication of how involved you’ve been in the forum. We’re thinking of reward tiers for points (e.g. get XXX when you reach YYY points) but yet to decide on something concrete.

        What we have decided is to give away prizes to the top 3 weekly leaders every week until the June exam ๐Ÿ™‚

        Oh really? then I see myself on top of weekly ladder, what do I get bro? ๐Ÿ˜‰

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          @christine I’m looking for more badges!

        • Avatar of Zee TanZee Tan
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            @AJfinance I had the same thought too ๐Ÿ™‚

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              The man sure knows how to argue for more badges…

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              @zee:

              This is almost scary

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              @imdnexbuffet you have to wait till the end of the week. But since you are winning with such a wide margin, no worries!

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                I’ve been stuck at the same number of points for the past 2 weeks. Just not moving ahead lol.

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                Thanks @imdnextbuffet ๐Ÿ˜‰

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                I need to go badge hunting, I want the King of the Mountain Badge *_*

                So do I!

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                  Well there’s one a week till June. many opportunities!

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                  Hey @FeRMioN, welcome to the gang! You’ve got lots of opportunity to badge-hunt and win the free study guide and report this week ๐Ÿ™‚

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                    Welcome @FeRMioN!

                  • Avatar of Zee TanZee Tan
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                      @mattjuniper: nice to see you’ve uploaded your actual picture!

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                        You obviously can earn another one when you pass Level 2 @diya!

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                        @diya oh I don’t count, obviously. Moderators and admins are not included ๐Ÿ™‚

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                        @imdnextbuffet Points are an indication of how involved you’ve been in the forum. We’re thinking of reward tiers for points (e.g. get XXX when you reach YYY points) but yet to decide on something concrete.

                        What we have decided is to give away prizes to the top 3 weekly leaders every week until the June exam ๐Ÿ™‚

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                        @imdnexbuffet you have to wait till the end of the week. But since you are winning with such a wide margin, no worries!

                        @mattjuniper – stay tuned on this! We’re thinking of a ‘passed Level X’ badge to be implemented soon ๐Ÿ™‚


                        @imdnextbuffet
                        – if you’re first, you get a free copy of an Elan 11th Hour Guide and the 3H Results Analysis Report just in time for your exams. 2nd and 3rd will also get a free copy of the 3H Report.

                        @Diya – the week is still young!

                        Thanks guys. ๐Ÿ™‚

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                        Hint: Badges get muchos points, and you can earn badges in multiple ways ๐Ÿ™‚

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                        I’m out for a day or two and you guys have added so much to the place – well done! Off to earn some badges :bz

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                        I’m not even on the frigging weekly leader table.

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                          I need to go on a badge hunt – but since I’m out of the running this week I’ll blitz it next week…

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                            @TacheMan That’s what i thought too! ๐Ÿ˜€

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                            I’m looking forward to watching this play out next week…there are more people and structured tactics, it’s goons be carnage!

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                            I need to go badge hunting, I want the King of the Mountain Badge *_*

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                            LOL @imdnextbuffet – looks like you got more competition this week! I already got both Elan 11th hour and the result analysis report, else would have joined the fun!


                            @maroon5
                            why not still be on top. So what if you got elan guide. Thrive to be on top for as long as you can, for you know there would be others to knock you down.

                            As far as competition yes lols many join in the forum so more competition in a way good for the website only.

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                              I’ve only just modified the form, so new entries will automatically be submitted to me. if you’ve previously submitted I’ll award them manually.

                              This is Sparta badges coming right up ๐Ÿ™‚

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                                Done @AJFinance! Level I and II completed ๐Ÿ™‚

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                                Thanks @Zee ๐Ÿ™‚

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                                  @zee:

                                  This is almost scary

                                  I don’t even know what term he searched on Google for that image.

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                                  I think 1 million points for passing in June sounds about right ๐Ÿ˜‰

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                                  @sidmenon you’re still lacking the Socialite badge, and you are working your way up to 100 Comments ๐Ÿ™‚

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                                  Nice outlay @christine

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                                    You can also earn Facebook and Twitter badges by connecting your accounts. I don’t think they’ll reveal your Twitter and/or Facebook details, but rather you can just sign in using these accounts and share discussions etc.

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                                      Its all about them badges!

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                                      I need to go badge hunting, I want the King of the Mountain Badge *_*

                                      So we have a competition in here eh ๐Ÿ˜‰ lol jk.

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                                        Um, so those who are re-writing get “This is Sparta!!!”? How though? I’ve filled the result analysis form before too.

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                                          I had filled the level 1 results, but I just filled in again with my screen name, hopefully it doesn’t ‘distort’ the results.

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                                          @zee Do you think it might be a good idea to introduce a chaterholder badge or something similar, in addition to Level 3 cleared badge?

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                                            @ajfinance is just thinking – more badges, MORE! ๐Ÿ˜‰

                                            I think everyone’s thinking that with all the promises for the Victor ๐Ÿ˜›

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                                            @mattjuniper – stay tuned on this! We’re thinking of a ‘passed Level X’ badge to be implemented soon ๐Ÿ™‚


                                            @imdnextbuffet
                                            – if you’re first, you get a free copy of an Elan 11th Hour Guide and the 3H Results Analysis Report just in time for your exams. 2nd and 3rd will also get a free copy of the 3H Report.

                                            @Diya – the week is still young!

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                                              @tacheman @sidmenon tactics – I like it!

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                                              Thanks @imdnextbuffet ๐Ÿ˜‰


                                              @christine
                                              your welcome bro! But where’s my prize? I won I believe? :p

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                                                LOL @imdnextbuffet – looks like you got more competition this week! I already got both Elan 11th hour and the result analysis report, else would have joined the fun!

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                                                  We’re adding 4 more badges up for grabs!

                                                  Level I Completed
                                                  Level I Completed – Passing Level I, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.

                                                  Level II Completed
                                                  Level II Completed – Passing Level II, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.

                                                  Level III Completed
                                                  Level III Completed – Passing Level III, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.

                                                  This is Sparta!!!
                                                  This is Sparta!!! – Failing your exams, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.
                                                  This shouldn’t be an incentivization!

                                                  For these badges, please allow a few days before the badge is awarded as there is a semi-manual process we have to go through!

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                                                  but I’ve already filled the result analysis form out before…

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                                                  @Zee Finally it has arrived. ๐Ÿ˜€ I applied. Waiting for badge soon ๐Ÿ˜€

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                                                  @zee I think I had filled the Level 2 analysis form as well.

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                                                    @vincentt nope it doesn’t ๐Ÿ™‚ we filter out duplicates automatically.

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                                                    @zee yea thats fine. I leave it upto you. Was just a thought that came into my mind ๐Ÿ˜‰

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                                                    Thank You @christine

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                                                    @ajfinance I wasn’t sure – to me, the ‘Level III completed’ and ‘Charterholder’ badge is completely the same then…thoughts?

                                                    You can pass Level 3 and not be eligible for the Charter. Plus even if you eligible for it, it can take a long time to get the necessary references (i know of someone that took a year to get the charter after passing L3!).

                                                    A badge would act as an incentive ๐Ÿ™‚

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                                                    @zee:

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                                                    This is Sparta!!!
                                                    This is Sparta!!! – Failing your exams, and entering your results in the Results Analysis form.
                                                    This shouldn’t be an incentivization!

                                                    My profile pic!!!

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                                                    I wonder how many more badges I can earn.

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                                                    @christine you are the clear winner =D

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                                                    But 1 question? If I get the points, what do I do with it? or what does or will it signify? like would their be levels of membership? I just thought to get some clarity? I’m a noobie you see.

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                                                    @christine got 10 points for 100 comments badge ๐Ÿ˜€

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                                                    Nice 10 points, I should be there in a few days~

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                                                      @ajfinance I wasn’t sure – to me, the ‘Level III completed’ and ‘Charterholder’ badge is completely the same then…thoughts?

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                                                      @ajfinance is just thinking – more badges, MORE! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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                                                        @sophie maybe not this week. Some of these guys are really killing it at the moment. ๐Ÿ˜€

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