Does anybody know what those little pawn shaped symbols are for? What do they symbolize? They are under the member avatars on the blog sites -- the sites that show postings and points.
Margo Schwirian Fine Art
That symbol shows whether the member is actually online at the moment. If you see it, it means they are currently on the site. I guess you will always see it under your name since you would be online in order to view the pages. Does that make sense or have I confused you even more? :)
Christopher M. Grimes - join me on Facebook
Christopher, I'm sitting here laughing my head off. Thank you for the answer and no, it is not confusing. It is very concise and easy to understand.
Now do you have an answer for what the green rectangles, above the number of posts and points you have, symbolize?
Margo, well, I don't know that, but I think it is either an indicator of the number of posts or the completeness of your profile.
I will ask someone and get back to you shortly.
If you hold the mouse over the green rectangle shapes a drop down box appears. On yours it says "top 50 contributor", for Christopher it says "top 25 contributor" and for me it says "top 150 contributor". You will notice that Christopher has more green boxes than we do so they correspond to how active you are. So I think it is keeping track of how active we are on the site (i.e. posts, comments, uploads, etc.). Hope this helps.
One more thing. If you go to the "Home" page you will see a box on the lefthand side that shows how many members are online and show their names.
Michael, thank you. I had figured some of that out, but the thing I am still trying to understand is, why eight boxes. At first, I thought maybe it was one box for every ten points, but that is not proving to be true. Then I decided that maybe it was one box for every portion of the website that you completed or participated in. At any rate, it is fun and interesting to watch.
Wow Michael, thanks!
I didn't even know the answer to that rectangle one. Thanks for the insight.