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Joanne-V ADMIN February 9, 2015
Level 2 is by admin invite only! Post your qualifying photo in invite thread in Level 1 to get your invite to Level 2.

Help others progress to Level 3 by giving out at least 5 awards for each photo you post. Use Level 2 award code found on this page.

Remember to join Level 2 so you can use the 2nd Chance thread.

This group discussion is for members only.

Group Description


Gold Star Award - Level 1 - no invite needed
Gold Star Award - Level 2 - need Admin Invite + 10 Level 1 awards
Gold Star Award - Level 3 - need Admin Invite + 9 Level 2 awards
Gold Star Award - Level 4 - need Admin invite + 9 Level 3 awards
Gold Star Award - Level 5 - need Admin invite + 9 Level 4 awards
Gold Star Award - Superstars - need Admin invite + 9 Level 5 awards + awards from any level to total 60+

This is a step-up group to Gold Star Award - Level 1. You need an Admin Invite to post here and you will have earned 10 gold award stars from Level 1. Earn 9 awards from this Level 2 and you'll gain entrance to Gold Star Award - Level 3.

For every photo you post here, you must award at least 5 (more if you want) on the first 2 pages of the group pool. Help people achieve the awards they need to progress to the next level.

AWARD code - for Level 2 only!!

(copy and paste everything between the lines)

Congratulations on making
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/gold_star_award_hall-of-fame/">Gold Star Award - Level 2</a>
<b>COLLECT 9 AWARDS...</b>
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/gold_star_award_hall-of-fame/"><img src="https://farm3.static.flickr.com/2335/4513295458_4ee2b39191_t.jpg" /></a>
...and post your photos <a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/gold_star_award_hall-of-fame/discuss/72157623827091038/"> here </a>
for your special invitation to
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/1406955@N23/"> Gold Star Award - Level 3</a>
If not already done, please award at least 5 photos in the group. Thanks!

It looks like this:

Congratulations on making
Gold Star Award - Level 2

...and post your photos here
for your special invitation to
Gold Star Award - Level 3
If not already done, please award at least 5 photos in the group. Thanks!

Group Rules

If you don't like the group rules, please don't join. If you agree to the rules, join us and play fair!!

1. Gold Star Award is an awards group. In order to advance to other levels, you must earn awards from each level.

2. For every photo you post, you must immediately award FIVE (5) other photos on the first few pages of the group pool. Do not award same image twice. Double-awards are treated as one.

3. This group will not tolerate images that are offensive, inflammatory, derogatory, racist, pornographic, or intended as ideological propaganda.

4. No advertising.

5. No nudity or partial nudity. No risque or provocative photos. No see-through clothing. No bare torsos. No pregnant bellies. Please post photos of children carefully. The admin reserve the right to remove any photo without warning or notice if deemed inappropriate.

regarding people photos:
No exposed torsos, stomachs, breasts, cleavage, rear ends, etc etc (male or female)
No porn
No lewd or lascivious, leading, tempting, erotic images

6. The following will get you banned from the group:

a. Posting pornography
b. Blocking an Administrator or Moderator
c. Reposting an image

Images that do not follow group rules will be removed without notice. Images may be removed for quality reasons without notice or warning.

Photo defined: An image that has been taken with a film or digital camera. Post processing is allowed.

Any image that has been completely created using a computer program is not allowed. These fall under the classification of Illustration/Art/Animation/CGI which is not allowed in this group.

Other images not allowed in the pool include screenshots/screencasts and videos.

Random sweeps will be done to ensure people are playing fair and awarding others as required. Multiple times on the sweep report will get you warned ONCE only. If behavior continues, you will be banned and all photos removed from the group.

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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