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425 Reviews

Gender: Male
Points: 11417
Reviews: 425
Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:22 am
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Nate says...

The more reviews you make, the more stars you get. This does not count posts anywhere else besides the literary forums, and does not count new topics.

Below is a listing of the stars you will receive per number of reviews:

For Yellow Stars:

    5 Reviews = 1 Star
    25 Reviews = 2 Stars
    75 Reviews = 3 Stars
    150 Reviews = 4 Stars
    250 Reviews = 5 Stars

For Blue Stars:

    350 Reviews = 1 Blue Star, 4 Yellow Stars
    450 Reviews = 2 Blue Stars, 3 Yellow Stars
    550 Reviews = 3 Blue Stars, 2 Yellow Stars
    And so on and so forth

For Red Stars:
    850 Reviews = 1 Red Star, 4 Blue Stars
    950 Reviews = 2 Red Stars, 3 Blue Stars
    And so on and so forth

For Purple Stars:
    1350 Reviews = 1 Purple Star, 4 Red Stars
    1450 Reviews = 2 Purple Stars, 3 Red Stars
    And so on and so forth

For Skyblue Stars:
    1850 Reviews = 1 Skyblue Star, 4 Purple Stars
    1950 Reviews = 2 Skyblue Stars, 3 Purple Stars
    And so on and so forth

For Lime Stars:
    2350 Reviews = 1 Lime Star, 4 Skyblue Stars
    2450 Reviews = 2 Lime Stars, 3 Skyblue Stars
    And so on and so forth

For Orange Stars:
    2850 Reviews = 1 Orange Star, 4 Lime Stars
    2950 Reviews = 2 Orange Stars, 3 Lime Stars
    And so on and so forth
Spoiler! :
See also Kamas' alternate description:

1 Gold star: 5 reviews
2 Gold stars: 25 reviews
3 Gold stars: 75 reviews
4 Gold stars: 150 reviews
5 Gold stars: 250 reviews

1 Blue star: 350 reviews
2 Blue stars: 450 reviews
3 Blue stars: 550 reviews
4 Blue stars: 650 reviews
5 Blue stars: 750 reviews

1 Red star: 850 reviews
2 Red stars: 950 reviews
3 Red stars: 1050 reviews
4 Red stars: 1150 reviews
5 Red stars: 1250 reviews

1 Purple star: 1350 reviews
2 Purple stars: 1450 reviews
3 Purple stars: 1550 reviews
4 Purple stars: 1650 reviews
5 Purple stars: 1750 reviews

1 Sky blue star: 1850 reviews
2 Sky blue stars: 1950 reviews
3 Sky blue stars: 2050 reviews
4 Sky blue stars: 2150 reviews
5 Sky blue stars: 2250 reviews

1 Lime green star: 2350 reviews
2 Lime green stars: 2450 reviews
3 Lime green stars: 2550 reviews
4 Lime green stars: 2650 reviews
5 Lime green stars: 2750 reviews

1 Orange star: 2850 reviews
2 Orange stars: 2950 reviews
3 Orange stars: 3050 reviews
4 Orange stars: 3150 reviews
5 Orange stars: 3250 reviews

The new max is 3350 reviews, with five orange stars. I dare anyone to even try to get that much.

The above system enables new users to gain stars relatively quickly, but rewards those who review over a longer period of time.

Spoiler! :
At 1,250 reviews, you max out with 5 red stars. If a lot of people start hitting that in the future (doubtful methinks... 1,250 reviews is A LOT), we can start adding purple stars or something like that.

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13 Reviews

Gender: Female
Points: 1890
Reviews: 13
Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:59 pm
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starlight88 says...

Wow, that's crazy. You'd have to be an avid reader and skillful critique artist to get 5 red stars!

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685 Reviews

Gender: Female
Points: 890
Reviews: 685
Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:26 pm
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Rei says...

I wonder if anyone will get that many red stars. 1250 is a lot.
Please, sit down before you fall down.
Belloq, "Raiders of the Lost Ark"

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1259 Reviews

Gender: Male
Points: 18178
Reviews: 1259
Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:33 pm
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Firestarter says...

Snoink and Suzanne have both passed 1250! I think Snoinkus is almost at 2000 O.O
Nate wrote:And if YWS ever does become a company, Jack will be the President of European Operations. In fact, I'm just going to call him that anyways.

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440 Reviews

Gender: Female
Points: 5890
Reviews: 440
Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:39 pm
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gyrfalcon says...

Yes, well, Snoink is terrifying. ;) And ye've got two reds yerself!
"In a sort of ghastly simplicity we remove the organ and demand the function...We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings be fruitful." ~C.S. Lewis

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203 Reviews

Gender: Female
Points: 890
Reviews: 203
Mon May 19, 2008 8:49 pm
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October Girl says...

oh wow, good to know.
We're meant to be one
I know we are...
If I am the Sky
Then you are my star... ™

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446 Reviews

Gender: None specified
Points: 28776
Reviews: 446
Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:22 am
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Yuriiko says...

When will it last?hahah.lol
"Life is a poem keep it in the present tense." -Sherrel Wigal

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202 Reviews

Gender: Male
Points: 10840
Reviews: 202
Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:54 pm
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Blues says...

...Will this be back after Apollo? *wonders*

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1272 Reviews

Gender: Other
Points: 89625
Reviews: 1272
Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:03 pm
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Rosendorn says...

Ahmad, pretty much everything that was on the old site will come back. It's just a matter of when. :)
A writer is a world trapped in a person— Victor Hugo

Ink is blood. Paper is bandages. The wounded press books to their heart to know they're not alone.

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270 Reviews

Gender: Female
Points: 5081
Reviews: 270
Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:42 am
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fireheartedkaratepup says...

*checks to see if Snoink still has her pigs*
"Ok, Lolpup. You can be a girl worth fighting for."

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166 Reviews

Gender: Male
Points: 10240
Reviews: 166
Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:39 pm
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Charlie II says...

They're back!
I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.
-- Woody Allen

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Gender: None specified
Points: 1031
Reviews: 3
Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:39 pm
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NicholasStone says...

Doesn't snoink have something like jackals instead of stars??? They look strange.
He stumbled slightly, the limp in his leg still there. He dared not to look at the place he used to call home. He could feel the heat from the fire, the fire that he himself had ignited. He blinked back tears, as he limped away.

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1220 Reviews

Gender: None specified
Points: 72525
Reviews: 1220
Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:36 pm
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Kale says...

Those are pigs.

The stars were beaten into pigginess long ago by Snoink, and they have never recovered since.
Secretly a Kyllorac, sometimes a Murtle.
There are no chickens in Hyrule.
Princessence: A LMS Project

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1272 Reviews

Gender: Other
Points: 89625
Reviews: 1272
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:22 am
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Rosendorn says...

And, if anybody is insane enough to hit the level of Snoink, their reward shall be more pig.
A writer is a world trapped in a person— Victor Hugo

Ink is blood. Paper is bandages. The wounded press books to their heart to know they're not alone.

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249 Reviews

Gender: Male
Points: 9525
Reviews: 249
Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:52 am
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murtuza says...

I would prefer having the shades smileys as a rating ( 8) ) When I get to Snoinky's level (said that like a boss, btw) xD
It's not about the weight of what's spoken.
It's about being heard.

I also wish you good mouth rocks
— figget