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Recently I have been thinking:

As of now, I have a total of 43 writeups and I have 215 XP and I just recently grew in status to Level 5 (Monk) on this site. But do I deserve to be at this level. I have only been learning Perl since June 3, 2000 and really only know the basic I/O. My writeups have usually been in the Perl Monks Discussion section and questions in the Seekers of Perl widom section since they require the least Perl knowledge. I have only answered questions once or twice and get most of my XP from voting every day and by writing writeups that are practically useless and just say "Good idea.", "Bad idea." Most of my writeups, or even all, are less than ten lines each and I usually vote ++ on anything that is more than ten lines because I get intimidated and usually don't read it. Any code that I see that is more than ten lines, I usually don't read because I know it would take hours for me to decifer and it makes feel bad when someone says that it was "Just a quick hack."

So, do I deserve the status that I have? I don't know. Do any of you feel that your status does not reflect your knowledge of Perl and contributions to the site (below or above expectations)? Tell me what you think.

--Zenon Zabinski

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