Welcome to the BabyPips community. We’re happy to have you!
Our new Forum platform, Discourse, uses Trust Levels to handle the promotion of your user account and access to more features and responsibilities. This is a departure from how we used to do the same thing on vBulletin, which exclusively based on post count.
Trust Levels operate in a completely different way. So let’s get into how they work.
User trust levels are a way of:
Sandboxing new users in your community so that they cannot accidentally (or intentionally!) hurt themselves, the forum, or other users while they are learning what to do.
Granting experienced users more rights so that they can help maintain and moderate the community they generously contribute so much of their time to.
You can find a more detailed explanation on Trust Levels here:
Hope this helps!
Again, welcome and we hope to see more of you on our forums!