AND THUS A NEW YEAR PASSETH!!
and thus a whole gaggle of you will evolve and become better high society members, with higher ranks, gold, etc.
Current Year(2011): peasant ; the lowest of the low
1 Year Ago(2010): servants, pages, anything that involves your entire family line being in servitude to a noble house.
2 Years Ago(2009): servants pages, anything that involves your entire family line being in servitude to a ROYAL house - as well as minstrels, merchants, shopkeepers, etc.
3 years ago(2008): The lowest of nobility: those who earned their rank recently or through sheer grit and were not born into it. Mostly elevanted merchants or those from the military
4 years ago(2007): common nobility: those who are descended from nobility and have known nothing other than pampered spoiltry their entire lives
5 years ago(2006): those who have been knighted, or given titles such as count, etc.
6 years ago(2005): those who serve the royal guard or the royal military
7 years ago(2004): the lords and ladies of esteemed high society
8 years ago(2003): the dukes and duchesses and those cousins and second cousins of nobility, who if married properly could become kings and queens
9 years ago(2002): grand dukes and grand duchesses - with silyl proposterous titles to make them seem better.
10 years ago(2001): Princes and princesses of the monarchy
11 years ago(2000): Kings and Queens of the monarchy
12 years ago(1999): Emperors and Empresses.
Mods: Kings and Queens of the monarchy. Yeah that's right - you don't get to be emperors and empresses unless you're 1999 users.
Staff members: Whatever 1999 users benefit from. In this case Emperors and Empresses. Or whatever the fuck they wanna be,
New rule: You don't HAVE to stick to your assigned role - you can be anything from your signup date and down - but not above your signup date- only time can elevate you in status, or special grants from me.
French people - ridiculed and punishable by death of various means. This will never change.