What's the point of them?
Is there a point hierarchy?
When I look at people I see all these different titles does that have something to do with them?
Does it make me a better person if I have more?
Basically if you have more points it means you contribute to the site.
So, for example, we know a 5000 point user has contributed a lot, while a 10 point member likely hasn't contributed much at all.
They're a nice thing to have.
Edit: Here's an article explaining them in more detail and in relation to titles.
How many points do you get for posting good stories?
Do you get points according to positive/negative reviews?
I know you get points from creating one.
EDIT:I read the article so nevermind
Good luck in your future point endeavors.
Ultimately, points are worthless and you shouldn't strive for them in any way. They're more of a byproduct of success than a goal.
I'm a bit surprised that you've been here for as long as you have and this was something that you were still apparently confused about.
Haha, I think he's been here longer than me. I agree, Thara.
I want one! But how?
There's literally an article on this exact thing.
Edit: here is is
Sorry for not looking it up then.