Mac Guild Membership

Benefits


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Membership Benefits
MEMBERSHIP

POINTS

BENEFITS SUMMARY
Platinum

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Platinum members get all the Gold member privileges, plus an additional raffle ticket for the year (total of three), and occasional appreciation gifts. Platinum members receive 18 Guild points for the following year, plus 24 Gift points that can be given to another person.
Gold

24

Gold members get all the Silver member privileges, plus an additional raffle ticket for the year (total of two), early access to commercial software titles, and a free POP email account. Gold members receive 12 Guild points for the following year, plus 12 Gift points that can be given to another person.
Silver

12

Silver members get one free raffle ticket for the year, access to the Mac Guild web site, get access to the Avalon freeware and shareware Hotline server, qualify for Mac Guild user group specials, qualify for Mac Guild contests, qualify to review commercial software titles, and get Mac Guild mailing list privileges. Silver members receive 6 points for the following year, plus 6 Gift points that can be given to another person.
Lurker

2

Lurkers are members who have do not have time to participate, and are not able to take advantage of the benefits enough to make purchasing points worthwhile. Lurkers have access to the mailing list and web sites only.


BENEFIT LURKER SILVER GOLD PLATINUM
Mailing List YES YES YES YES
Mac Guild Specials YES YES YES YES
Mac Guild Web Site YES YES YES YES
Qualify for Contests YES YES YES YES
Commercial Software Reviews no YES YES YES
Mailing List Archives Access no YES YES YES
Free POP Email Account no no YES YES
Free SMTP Access no no YES YES
Appreciation Gifts no no no YES
Raffle Tickets for Year 1 5 10 15
Carryover Points no 6 12 18
Gift Points no 6 12 24

CARRYOVER POINTS
These are points that automatically go into your bank in the following year.

GIFT POINTS
These are points you can gift to other members. There are various methods you can use to distribute your points. You could ask a question on the mailing list, and award points to the best answers, or you can give the points to your friend or coworker to help them out, or contribute your points to a raffle or contest.