Forum Announcement: User Group explained
Here at Galaxies Realm we have four (4) levels of membership. These levels help to sort out the active and dedicated members by giving them more board privileges. Here is an explanation on what these membership levels are, and what they get.

Registered
All users enter this group when they register. Registered users are limited to:
  • PM sending limited to 5 messages per day
  • PM storage limited to 10 messages
  • Thread posting limited to 5 threads per day
  • No email form
  • You can't start polls (however you can vote in any current ones)
  • A 6-hour edit window
  • No signature
  • You can't upload avatars or profile pictures (you can still host them off site)
One you reach 10 posts and 24 hours of membership, you'll be promoted to the Members group.

Members
As a member, you gain:
  • PM sending limit increased to 10 messages per day
  • PM storage limit increased to 100 messages
  • Thread posting limit increased to 10 threads per day
  • Email form limited to 5 messages per day
  • You can start polls
  • You can rate threads
  • Unlimited edit time
  • You may change your username (approval of change needed)
  • Username changes are limited to 5 changes in a 30 day period
  • Allowed to have signatures (signatures have nofollow enabled)
  • Allowed to fill out the website field
  • Can upload avatars and profile pictures (limited to 35kb)
  • Can play games in the arcade (playing is limited to 25 plays a day)
You stay in the Members group until you reach 100 posts, 90 days of membership and have a warning level less than 50%, at which point you'll be promoted to the 100 Club.

100 Club
100 Club members have a greenish username. In the 100 Club, you gain:
  • PM sending limit increased to 15 messages per day
  • PM storage limit increased to 500 messages
  • Thread posting limit increased to 15 threads per day
  • Email form limit increased to 10 messages per day
  • You undo your vote in a poll
  • You undo your rating to a thread
  • You can upload attachments (limited to 5mb total storage)
  • Username changes are instant
  • Username changes are limited to 10 changes in a 30 day period
  • Signatures have nofollow disabled
  • Profile picture upload limit increased to 50kb
  • Arcade game playing limit increased to 35 plays a day
  • Can start tournaments in the arcade (limited to 2 tournaments per day)
You stay in the 100 Club until you reach 500 posts, 1 year of membership and have a warning level less than 30%, at which point you'll be promoted to the 500 Club.

500 Club
500 Club members have a teal username. In the 500 Club, you gain:
  • PM sending limit increased to 20 messages per day
  • PM storage limit increased to 1000 messages
  • Can mass PM up to 5 people
  • Thread posting limit increased to 20 threads per day
  • Can delete own posts
  • Can remove the 'edited by' legend
  • Email form limit increased to 15 messages per day
  • Can post calendar events (limited to 10 events per day)
  • Attachments upload limit increased to 10mb
  • Username changes are limited to 10 changes in a 10 day period
  • Profile picture upload limit increased to 65kb
  • Arcade game playing limit increased to 50 plays a day
  • Arcade tournament creation limit increased to 5 per day