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  1. ndh777

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    Not a big question, just curious really, what exactly are the "referrals" on our profiles? It says that I have "4" referrals and just curious what it means. It's on the page of our profiles under "Statistics" towards the very bottom of the page.
     

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  2. karandpr

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    Probably it's when people registering on forums are referred by you .It's in the forum registration form .
     
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    Really now? I totally forgot about that part. I had invited some people I know personally but they never got on but maybe some other people came. I don't know lol, just curious. Thanks.
     
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    And there's no way to see who it was. I have one but I have no idea who it is.
     
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    lol same I have one too and I really wanna know who put my name in that space because I never "referred" this forum to anyone else...
     
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    I think everyone has a referral of 1 by default.
     
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    No if you go on some random new member's profile there's 0 referrals
     
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    OK, how about people with Paid memberships, or ppl who are staff, have at least one referral?
     
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    Nope, I was a mod for a while before I got my first referral
     
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    Hrm. I don't recall ever having referred anyone, but who knows? I've definitely told ppl about this place, and I use my Profile page on most sites like Disqus and WP blogs, so who knows?

    But, if that were the case, only one person ever used my name? lol....
     
  11. dautley

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    I've never had one but have wondered about this also, always thought it might be used by admin to "refer" people to become guides or mods or even track number of infractions but apparently not.
    Maybe Phases or Rob could enlighten us on this subject.

    Android Forums - View Profile: dautley
     
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    I've been a member for almost 2 years without one single referral :( *sniffs*

    Though I don't really tell many people that I am a member on here...especially when I wore the Red badge...I mean, everyone thought I was a geek for my obsession with Android. If they knew I was much more integrated with the Forum, it would be bad for my appearance and reputation. I like to keep my geekiness a secret if I can, lol.
     
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    I thought it was asking which search engine I was referred by... Looks like I'm wrong.
     

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