On Wed, 31 May 2006, James Cameron wrote:

> Someone has proposed:
> "... rank be available when stats are four grades below those required
> (if not generally, then at least for Admiral).  As per the standard
> description, if your stats are one below the cutoff, then 2x DI is
> required to achieve the higher rank."
> Opinions?

I don't think it's a good idea. I think you should leave rank alone or 
more people will be playing like morons (trying to scum rank) more of the 
time than we have now.