Administrators Administrators manage the technical details required for running the site, promotions and demotions of members/moderators/vendors, they help manage the rules, create forum sections and sub-sections, as well as perform any database operations. Administrators also act as moderators. Administrators may also make forum-wide announcements, or change the appearance of the forum.
Super Moderators Super Moderators are members of the forum who have access to the posts and threads of all members for the purpose of moderating and also keeping the forum clean (removing spam/spammers), they help deal with the day to day running of the forum, assisting the admins and help Moderators if they are unsure of an action, they also have further powers than a Moderator.
Moderators Moderators are members of the forum who have access to the posts and threads of all members for the purpose of moderating and also keeping the forum clean (removing spam/spammers), they help deal with the day to day running of the forum.
BFI Legend Ex Moderators group for members that have retired the moderator role.
Verified Users All members are verified upon joining, a registered member will be automatically moved to the verified members group(or may be manually moved) which opens up access to Private Messaging, Signature and Avatar capabilities.
Verified Users (Donation) As above but for Verified Members that have donated towards the running of the forum.
Vendors Vendors are trusted businesses that can sell and advertise their business/products on the forum and offer advice.
BFI Hobbyist Hobby Vendors are members of the forum who run a trusted part time small scale business as a hobby that can sell and advertise their business/products on the forum and offer advice.
Registered Users Registered Users is the group that all new members are automatically added to once they have registered on the forum, the group has limited capabilities, after a set amount of days and or posts the member will be automatically added to the Verified Users group.
B̶a̶n̶n̶e̶d̶ ̶U̶s̶e̶r̶s̶ Group for naughty people. A member may find himself temporarily banned for a period of time decided by Admin or a Super Mod/moderator or permanently banned depending on the seriousness of the offence.
B̶a̶n̶n̶e̶d̶ ̶S̶p̶a̶m̶m̶e̶r̶s̶ A special group for spammers. Scum of the earth deserve their own hole.
Some of the colours may change yet though.