User: Shows that you are a registered member of the KAT community that joined after 1st February 2014. With your account you can manage feedback on torrents downloaded, take part in the Community/Forum areas and submit Requests for Torrents to be Created. It is a stepping stone to get started in the Torrenting World.
Uploader: Shows that you are a registered member of the KAT community that joined before the 1st February 2014 or have been granted Uploader Status, these members can upload torrents. Thread: How to get Uploader status - A Tip for New Users
Verified Uploader: Is a member that has met the criteria for uploading good torrents with detailed and informative descriptions. You can learn about applying for VUL status in this thread Thread: So you want to be a Verified Uploader V3 .
Elite Uploader: The more prestigious version of Verified Uploader status. These people fulfill all the requirements for Verified Uploader, however do not dump. FAQ: What is Retagging & Dumping?
Super User: Promotion to SU is awarded to people that voluntarily help other site members or help the KickassTorrents in different ways. There is no set path to gain Super User status as there are many ways that members can provide help. Thread: How To Become a Super User at KAT!!
KAT Elite and Former Translator: The KAT Elite status is only given to people who have served as Moderators or Staff here on KAT. Former Translator status is given to retired Translators.
Translator: Users who are voluntarily helping with the translation of KickassTorrents sections and guides into different languages. If you consider you might be able to help in this task there is a point of contact in this thread Thread: The Beginners Guide To The Site or see this FAQ: How can I become a translator? Mr.White9247 is in charge of translators.
Forum Moderator: A Moderator who is mainly focused on the Community and Forum areas; offering guidance, moving threads to the correct sections, keeping order and dealing with problems that can arise.
Torrent Helper: Can be considered as a Junior Moderator who helps in keeping KAT free from fake uploads, spam comments and other nasty things. They focus mostly on torrent related issues.
Torrent Moderator: A Moderator working only with torrents. Has the full range of Moderator control tools and helps in keeping the torrent areas neat and well maintained.
Super Moderator: A whole website Moderator; can work within the forum areas as well as torrents, can grant Uploader Status and Verify Uploaders, remove faker accounts, and keep our community clean. When you Report a Torrent or User these cases are handled by SM.
FAQ Moderator: A Moderator whose main focus will be around the FAQ section, dealing with the questions and answering them.
Global Moderator: A Moderator who's in charge and control of the international communities and translator forums, and will be dealing with all issues connected to the department.
KAT Staff: Staff members that can help you with various issues such as problems with Moderator abuse of power, fixing serious technical issues, appeals for torrents or accounts that have been deleted and change your nickname/username.
KAT Tech Crew: Tech Crew are involved with the site tech, including but not limited to: Bug fixing/testing, feature implementations, Ideabox maintenance, etc. They work under the arms of a head developer.
Site Administrator: The big dogs keeping their all-seeing eyes on the website. Might help you with some global issues.
Some other ranks
We got some accounts with a different status which you may see through KAT.
Site bot: The Kickass Helper Robot: iKickass.
Official Account: An account the staff share to handle official events.
Test Account This is the administrations test account, they may interact within the site, but this is purely for testing only. The color of the test account may vary.
Mr.White9247 Jack of All Trades
The guy responsible for all translation/tech/mod abuse issues, you got a problem - Contact him.
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