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Discussion in 'About TUG BBS' started by Slinger, Aug 11, 2017.

  1. Slinger

    Slinger TUG Member

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    What is a lifetime member?

    What does it mean?

    How is it obtained?

    Just saw the label for the first time (maybe I hadn't been paying attention these few years-LOL)

    Thanks!
     
  2. Passepartout

    Passepartout TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    It's a perk for administrators, moderators, those who've contributed significantly to TUG (It's a volunteer organization). Since there is no pay, lifetime membership is the perk.
     
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  3. TUGBrian

    TUGBrian Administrator

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    It can also be earned by regular members who refer 10 or more other members to TUG.

    it does come with one significant perk (other than the super snazzy forum title)...lifetime members never have to pay for TUG again and are members forever for free!
     
  4. Slinger

    Slinger TUG Member

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    Awesome! Thanks for that info :) Learn something new every day.
     
  5. Passepartout

    Passepartout TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    I keep asking people to join, but apparently they don't use me as a reference. C'est la vie.
     
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  6. TUGBrian

    TUGBrian Administrator

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    note you can also use submitted reviews for credit on membership extensions in lieu of submitting a payment to renew!

    although i show you are good thru 2020! =)
     
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  7. Panina

    Panina TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    A great perk for tug members. An easy way for me to get free membership renewal. Thank you!
     
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  8. Passepartout

    Passepartout TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Or a lifetime, whichever comes first. . . . :)
     
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    How does does reviews for credit work?

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  10. TUGBrian

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    pretty much any review submitted that is an actual review and not simply "great resort, would return again!" would earn a 2mo extension.

    reviews for resorts that have not had a previous review in the last 6months would earn a 6month membership extension.

    to renew your membership with reviews, just reply to any TUG renewal email and request this...we take care of the rest for you!
     
  11. rapmarks

    rapmarks TUG Review Crew: Expert TUG Member

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    Brian, is six months extension automatic for a resort review that has not been reviewed. I have submitted so many of those, I should be set.


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    It isn't automatic. When your membership comes up for renewal, you just need to ask to use your review credits for the renewal and they will only extend your membership another 12 months. Though if you have lots, when in 12 months your membership comes up for renewal again, just use the additional credits to extend again.
     
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    rapmarks TUG Review Crew: Expert TUG Member

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    No I mean if I review a resort that hasn't been reviewed in more than six months do I automatically get six months credit or do you apply certain standards. I remember doing several and being told they were not thorough enough though they were two pages or so.


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    dioxide45 TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    Got it. I remember reading a while back that the review credit for those that had a review award available did require a certain level of thoroughness, but I don't know the qualifications. Brian will have to answer that one.
     
  15. TUGBrian

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    note that reviews can also be cashed in for free ad credits as well for those who post lots of ads and go thru the free ones.

    there is no firm rule for the 6mo extension, and unless your review is nothing more than "my family and I had a great vacation at this resort, we would return again" or something similar...it would earn the 6mo extension.

    if not, we would shoot you an email and ask you to expand on it a bit if you wanted!

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