The stars are shining.....

 

We have now put up the stars...

If you go to your user profile page you can now see where you are in your active and general maintainer status.

The new system is going by eastern time instead of GMT (sorry Hornbyp). Weeks run Monday through Sunday, according to the Eastern US timezone

Wiki style editing for general maintainers is not yet available. JM will have that up and running later this week.

Miss POI & JM

Frequently Asked Questions

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Thank you!

Look out New York, I got me some stars...woohoo..You like?

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nüvi 3590LMT "always backup your files"

Thank you!

Didn't know I merit the stars since I only been here a short time, but be sure I'll continue doing what I was doing to live up to my "star billing"

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Hey! I have stars! I'm a general! : )

8 weeks togo for my stars...

8 weeks togo for my stars...

The stars are shining.....

Hey, got my shining stars...

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Clem - Garmin 2495LMT, 1450T & C530

Fly me to the moon And let

Fly me to the moon And let me play among the stars Let me see what spring is like On Jupiter and Mars

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Stars!

Yeahoo!

I'm so proud

I'm so proud right now, just looking up and seeing stars next to my name!
I have always felt special here, and this makes it better.
Congratulations to everyone else who has received their well-deserved stars!

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Garmin Nuvi 660

I agree Rick

Sure did surprize me.... WHOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Jerry...Jacksonville,Fl Nüvi1450,Nuvi650,Nuvi 2495 and Mapsource.

Thanks for the stars!

Thanks for the stars! So is there going to be "Dancing with the stars"?

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Charley - Nuvi 350 - Bel STI Driver - Cobra 29 w/ wilson 1000 - AIM: asianfire -

I like them!

Nice!

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I am going to wear them on

I am going to wear them on my favorite hat.

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Afraid not

My S.O. wants me to wear them on my ears. NO WAY !

If MM is the General then ADCUSNRET and I are Admirals and we wear them on our collar !

And do we get a raise ?????????????

Thanks Miss POI and JM

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MrKenFL wrote:

And do we get a raise ?????????????

Thanks Miss POI and JM

A raise? Ya'll getting paid??? Gosh, I am missing out here.

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Charley - Nuvi 350 - Bel STI Driver - Cobra 29 w/ wilson 1000 - AIM: asianfire -

Stars are shining

Thank you very much!

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2597 Sometimes I wonder..."Why is that Frisbee getting bigger?"...and then, it hits me.

Stars

I think the ladies should wear the stars in their hair like flowers and the men should have em on their collars.lol

Build it and they will come.

Build it and they will come. Smooth move. wink

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"It's not where you start, but where you end up." Where am I and what am I doing in this hand basket?

They like me

They really really like me...in my best Sally Fields voice...LOL

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It's those changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes nothing remains quite the same. With all of our running and all of our cunning, If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.

wow...so many people in this

wow...so many people in this thread have stars.

I'm giddy...

...with excitement. I got mine - eat your hearts out, suckas!

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Phil in Mentor, Ohio -- Garmin Nuvi 1450

number

I had JM do a quick check and there are 281 stars this week;)

I am so proud

Miss POI

So shiny

Guess I have several more weeks to go. Thought I was knocked out for a second when I signed in today and there was stars flying all over the place. grin

Which Navy...?

MrKenFL wrote:

My S.O. wants me to wear them on my ears. NO WAY !

If MM is the General then ADCUSNRET and I are Admirals and we wear them on our collar !

And do we get a raise ?????????????

Thanks Miss POI and JM

One star denotes a Rear Admiral...choose your navy wisely! wink

ML

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Woohoo!!!

The stars are bright tonight.... cool

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Rick - Nüvi 260 - eTrex Summit HC

Re: The Stars Are Shining...

Hi MaryAnn & Jonathan,

The stars "are" shining...

I like the promotion, besides, who wants to be a "Brigadier" General, when you can go right to "Major" General.

(BTW, I still haven't figured why a 3-star General is called a "Lieutenant" General.

Regards,

Tailspin

Nüvi 670
Mac User

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Wow....

A star.... shock

Why, thank you, Miss POI!! smile

You're making me cry. wink

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nüvi 750 & 760

Dang

Great job all!

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Glenn - Southern MD; SP C330 / Nuvi 750 / Nuvi 265WT

I'm Star struck!

It's like Hollywood 'round here! Look at all the stars! Twinkle, Twinkle. wink

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sewisdom - Drive carefully. The life you save... may be someone who owes you money!

Star light, star bright

Great to see so many getting them.

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HarveyS - Nuvi 350

The Shining Stars

grin idea The Stars at night are shining bright. Thanks for the Stars. This was a great idea.

Wow!

I have stars! I'm "somebody"!

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Chuck - Nuvi 200, Nuvi 255W

My Stars!!!!!!!

I'm star struck! What a nice surprise.

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Nuvi 350 - North Carolina - I'm not a native Southerner but I got here as fast as I could!

Stars

I have my windmill and now some stars, all I have to do now is get my Poi Contributor badge and I'll be good to go.

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http://uss-silversides.com

A good thing

This is when seeing stars is a good thing!

Getting out the silver polish to keep my stars shining. smile

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I AM HONERED!!

Thank You Very Much !! smile

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ScottK

Wow I am star....

Wow I am star....

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Lt is the grade before

tailspin wrote:

Hi MaryAnn & Jonathan,

The stars "are" shining...

I like the promotion, besides, who wants to be a "Brigadier" General, when you can go right to "Major" General.

(BTW, I still haven't figured why a 3-star General is called a "Lieutenant" General.

Regards,

Tailspin

Nüvi 670
Mac User

Dear Tail,

LT is the grade before whether it be Lt. Col., Lt. Cmdr., or Lt. General. The Major General is a shortening of Sergeant Major General. A Brigadier is not a general but the Yanks have confused the issue. A Brigadier is the same rank as a Commodore in the Royal Navy.

david

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nüvi 1490T, V1, Sanyo PRO-700a, maps, sunglasses, hot co-pilot, the open road

I've earned my wings!!!!

I've earned my wings!!!! err, I mean my stars!!! My night will be shining brightly. Thank you.

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Garmin nuvi 855, nuvi 1450, and DriveDeluxe 50

Another ...

Another "Wonder of Wonders" by the staff here at POI Factory. Thanks, JM and Miss POI ... you never cease to amaze me!

RT

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"Internet: As Yogi Berra would say, "Don't believe 90% of what you read, and verify the other half."

Major General

Most excellent, appreciate the promotion in grade!

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I'm an Admiral

I only made it as an E-5 in the Navy (many years ago) and now I'm a 2 star admiral. Whoopee. Thanks so much.

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Larry - Nuvi 680, Nuvi 1690, Nuvi 2797LMT

I Am Humbled...

retiredtechnician wrote:

Another "Wonder of Wonders" by the staff here at POI Factory. Thanks, JM and Miss POI ... you never cease to amaze me!

RT

I say again, this is one of the best sites on the W.W.W.

Thanks to Ms POI and JM for all they do here.

( now about that lite-bulb icon ) rolleyes

Thanks

I wake up and I'm seeing stars

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Garmin StreetPilot c530, Mapsource

Who's Navy ?

Mike L. wrote:
MrKenFL wrote:

My S.O. wants me to wear them on my ears. NO WAY !

If MM is the General then ADCUSNRET and I are Admirals and we wear them on our collar !

And do we get a raise ?????????????

Thanks Miss POI and JM

One star denotes a Rear Admiral...choose your navy wisely! wink

ML

1 Star = Commodore
2 Stars = Rear Admiral
3 Stars = Vice Admiral
4 Stars = Admiral
5 Stars = Fleet Admiral

Sure glad I kept my Bluejackets' Manual

Thanks for the stars Miss POI & JM

WOW!!!

What a nice surprise; you've brightened my day.

Thanks Miss POI & JM for making this a super site.

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Tom

Thank You

Thank you for the recognition.

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Garmin nuvi 2455LMT (wife uses nuvi 255w) (sold C330)

Thanks!

Thanks for the stars!
I hope I can continue to earn them.

Awsome...

I will keep it short, I would like to thank the academy, ... grin , lastly, Miss POI and JM.

Now to keep em...

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Re: Lt Is The Grade Before...

davidwynyard wrote:
tailspin wrote:

Hi MaryAnn & Jonathan,

The stars "are" shining...

I like the promotion, besides, who wants to be a "Brigadier" General, when you can go right to "Major" General.

(BTW, I still haven't figured why a 3-star General is called a "Lieutenant" General.

Regards,

Tailspin

Nüvi 670
Mac User

Dear Tail,

LT is the grade before whether it be Lt. Col., Lt. Cmdr., or Lt. General. The Major General is a shortening of Sergeant Major General. A Brigadier is not a general but the Yanks have confused the issue. A Brigadier is the same rank as a Commodore in the Royal Navy.

david

Hi David,

Thanks for explaining that to me. I was in the Army many moons ago and that question has always been, in the back of my mind.

P.S. 1 Star - Brigadier General, 2 Stars - Major General, 3 Stars - Lieutenant General, 4 Stars - "no name", just 4 Star General and 5 Star General - General of the Army. Would that be correct?

Regards,

Tailspin

Nüvi 670
Mac User

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Sullivan's Law: Murphy was an optimist!

Flag Ranks in US Military

Long, but definitive answer...

Navy:

1 star - Rear Admiral (lower half) RDML
2 star - Rear Admiral (upper half) RADM
3 star - Vice Admiral VADM
4 star - Admiral ADM

Marine, Army, Air Force:

1 star - Brigadier General
2 star - Major General
3 star - Lieutenant General
4 star - General

5 star ranks... this rank no longer exists

Navy 5 star - Fleet Admiral FADM (only 4 men ever held this rank... William D. Leahy, Ernest J. King, Chester Nimitz, and William F. "Bull" Halsey.)

Army 5 star - General of the Army (only 4 men ever held this rank... George C. Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Omar N. Bradley.)

Air Force 5 star - General of the Air Force (only 1 man ever held this rank... Henry "Hap" Arnold.)

6 star rank

General of the Armies. The only person to ever have this title was George Washington. It was awarded to him posthumously on July 4, 1976. By act of Congress, no one will ever be promoted higher than General Washington. During life, Washington only ever wore 3 stars... as symbolized on the flag of Washington, DC.

The rank equivalent in the Navy is Admiral of the Navy... which was only awarded to one man, George Dewey.

The Marines and Air Force do not have a rank equivalent.

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