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How to apply to become a Recognized Contributor/Themer on XDA

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13th May 2012, 05:41 PM   |  #11  
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Well I sent a message to Chainfire and no I haven't done guides but I have helped a fair bit more than most members I see.
I haven't done any guides because any of the things I could do one about already have stickies/threads

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Yeah, I know what you mean, my phone is the HTC Sensation and it is reaching a point of maturity where most ideas for guides and threads and such have been done. Several friends have asked for ideas and it is really hard to find new niches to fill in that forum.

Sometimes it is possible to find abandoned threads and then do a new thread to replace it, but that takes time to get the links to that thread replaced with your own so people stop going to that old thread.

Another possibility is to find a guide or thread where the original poster has moved on to a new phone, and then contact the forum admin to request that the thread ownership be transferred. If the OP is willing then that is an easy process. You don't get to keep their thanks from that thread however. :-/

Another possibility is to do the guide in a different format. If there is a text guide on how to install a firmware+ROM, then do a video guide, or do a better text guide with screenshots.
13th May 2012, 06:20 PM   |  #12  
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Well its worse for the Nexus S as pretty much anything is easy to do, ie unlocking bootloader and install a custom recovery, from there its 90% flashing things

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15th May 2012, 07:23 PM   |  #13  
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Thanks for this. I think I am going to apply not sure if I have done enough by helping out as much as I have.
18th May 2012, 03:15 AM   |  #14  
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Thanks for this. I think I am going to apply not sure if I have done enough by helping out as much as I have.

Good Luck!
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29th May 2012, 02:58 AM   |  #15  
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Howdy!

May I ask if some members can be suggested to be attributed a RC status? Obviously, I can not summarize for them, only point the deciders to them/their posts.

TIA! Have a nice one all!

29th May 2012, 03:14 AM   |  #16  
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Howdy!

May I ask if some members can be suggested to be attributed a RC status? Obviously, I can not summarize for them, only point the deciders to them/their posts.

TIA! Have a nice one all!

Sure, you can suggest, but the best way is to give them the link to this thread, or this article, and tell them to write to one of the senior mods and list their qualifications and why they believe they should be recognized.
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29th May 2012, 07:15 PM   |  #17  
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Great thread! Applied.
29th May 2012, 08:01 PM   |  #18  
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Great thread! Applied.

Congrats you got it, come and visit these to HERE and HERE, who did you apply to. Also i would imagine if you made another theme, you could applyto become a Recognized themer also.
30th May 2012, 12:10 AM   |  #19  
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Congrats you got it, come and visit these to HERE and HERE, who did you apply to. Also i would imagine if you made another theme, you could applyto become a Recognized themer also.

Done and done!

It was my good ol'buddy pulser_g2 that added me, he was surprised why I haven't been added already lol

If I do come up with another theme then I shall definitely apply for Recognized themer. I have worked on a few themes already with others.
30th May 2012, 04:47 PM   |  #20  
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I hope I had read this one before...(I.e. thank you, op)
Though, I asked my device's fsm, and he assured me that he'll forward my application to senior mods...
Hope I can make it

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