20 May '16
“Verified” members are those whose real-world identity has been confirmed by the team (either in person or electronically).
Their forum profile and posts are shown as “Verified”
Benefits for Verified Members
- Add trustworthiness to your online profile (which lends credibility to your reviews of businesses etc)
- Gain access to the members “Lounge” category
- Able to opt in to the Ethikos category.
- Get additional powers on the site:
- Send private messages to other users
- Recategorise and rename any topic
- Flagging a spam post will immediately collapse it
How to get Verified in Person
Add a profile photo (preferably showing your face), then either:
- attend one of our regular meetups
- see Tolga or his staff in @No41Coffee (41 Brockley Rise)
Let them know your username and they’ll verify your profile free of charge.
How to get Verified Electronically
Record a short video, filmed in a well-known Forest Hill / Honor Oak location (i.e. Honor Oak Park / London Road / Stanstead Road), in which you state your forum username. “I am ‘username’ and this is me at x location”
- email the video to email@example.com or
- tweet it to @SE23life (this account accepts direct messages from all Twitter users)
We’ll then mark your profile as verified.
Videos are not shared outside the team and are deleted once viewed.