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Old 12-27-11, 03:12 PM   #1
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How'd that happen?

My userID suddenly started showing up with a yellow jersey. While I think that's cool, I haven't paid for a premium membership. Should I be thanking somebody for this?
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Congrats. I can only assume that you were awarded one of the premium memberships. Tom was seeking nominations before the holidays. Let me see if I can find the thread....


EDIT: Yep, you're one of the deserving ones. The nomination thread.
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Good show, that is a sweet prize for being on the "Nice" list.

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Go down to Foo and you will see a message across the top somewhere that lists a whole bunch of people who got titanium memberships for Christmas. Rejoice, you are in the same league as botto.
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Go down to Foo and you will see a message across the top somewhere that lists a whole bunch of people who got titanium memberships for Christmas. Rejoice, you are in the same league as botto.
I linked to the relevant threads in the first reply.
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If you have a mellow johnny, you can have a bigger avatar.

I'm gonna start being a productive member of BF society like this year's esteemed recipients.
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I can haz a bigger avatar???
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That's what it says in the Foo thread. Bigger chicken on your head.
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Where is Ceiling Cat? Oh woe is me my favorite avatar is no more. What ever will I do without ceiling cat watching me?

Oh well the chicken hat is definitely different

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I linked to the relevant threads in the first reply.
Yes, but you missed the bit about botto.
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It just means many of us pay extra to try to look as cool as you
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Where is Ceiling Cat? Oh woe is me my favorite avatar is no more. What ever will I do without ceiling cat watching me?

Oh well the chicken hat is definitely different

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Yes, but you missed the bit about botto.
No.... botto was covered in the threads I linked.
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My userID suddenly started showing up with a yellow jersey. While I think that's cool, I haven't paid for a premium membership. Should I be thanking somebody for this?
Thanking yourself maybe. A deserving recipient IMHO. You've been one of the more helpful, level-headed ones here at BF.
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Old 12-28-11, 02:53 PM   #18
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Congratulations Al.... I have now ridden with a BF award winner!

Cool! Now what do I have to do to copy that photo to use as my new, extra large, avatar?
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Cool! Now what do I have to do to copy that photo to use as my new, extra large, avatar?
Send me a PM and we will work that out.

OTOH, I believe you can click to enlarge, then right click the big picture and save it to your computer.... let me know if that does not work or quality isn't okay for you.

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Yup. That obviously did it. Thanks, Billy.
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Yup. That obviously did it. Thanks, Billy.
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Wow, lifetime membership? Nice! I paid my two year membership but the day it expires, they rip it right off like a band aid and a dry scab from a hairy arm!
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One of the best parts has been Billy reminding me of our "high trestle" ride. That might have been my favorite ride in 2011. If any other 50+ riders are up to it, I'm thinking a redo in 2012 might be in order.
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Well, imagine my surprise when I also found a yellow jersey beside my name. Not sure what I've done to deserve that, but thank you to whoever awarded it.
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Old 12-30-11, 07:42 AM   #25
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Dan and Retro Grouch,
You both offer a sane and non confrontational style with lots of good technical information. Well done, again, to both of you.

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