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What do the Rankings Mean?

Opening Act

I do feel a bit dumb for asking after all these years of using Pandora. What exactly do the rankings mean? I have been moved to the opening act and I am unsure of what this means. I was classified as underground right before this. The badges make perfect sense to me. I have a few more to go before I have them all. I do not have the first two for some reason. I do have my ten-year and twenty-year ones to get. As well as several podcasts. I am getting close though! I just cannot seem to grasp the concept and meaning behind the rankings. I do like the little rocketship that shows next to them in the notifications! Lol

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Hi there, @Greg2. 👋

Badges indicate certain milestones you've reached while being a Pandora listener. For instance, when you've been a Pandora listener for 5 years, you'll earn a badge. Here are some of the examples below:

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As far as ranks, it looks like you're currently a "Local Performer" which you can find under your username when you post on threads. We also have a ranking system on community takes into account all engagement across the community forums. The more you interact with content and posts, the more you'll rank up.

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Does anyone know how the titles beside our names work? If you do will you please tell me? I'm honestly confused by it.


Diamond Certified

@kayden_S good afternoon, you are given a title by @Pandora for the amount of interaction you do here in the community. How many posts do you create, or reply to? By sharing music with others, you can resolve troubleshooting issues that other Pandorians may be having. The more you interact the greater chance of getting promoted to a new level. I hope this helps with your question. Take care and stay safe.



@kayden_S I moved your post over to this existing thread: What do the Rankings Mean?

The title under your name is associated with your Community ranking.

I see your current ranking is Diamond in the Rough.

The more you interact with content and posts, the more you'll rank up.

Hope this helps!

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It has no benefits rewards or incentives as far as I can see and I have every one except the 20 year badge. Cheers to you anyway though my friend!

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A bit of a necro post but I can definitely attest to the ranks counting activity across the platform. I joined the community to ask a question and was immediately catapulted up to Local Performer; I'm guessing it's cause I'm an old user. Nice to see that 10 year marker pop up immediately, this is a surprisingly well integrated community site.