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R00t (Userbar).png

Status: Discontinued
Type: Upgrade
Founded: July 20, 2018


r00t was added as an upgrade option on July 20, 2018, following the suspension of the Ub3r upgrade. It was the final upgrade that a member could get for their account and was purchasable for $50 in cryptocurrency, provided the user already had L33t.


The upgrade was originally added in 2018 and was intended to replace Ub3r. It was discontinued and removed on March 27, 2019, following a data loss. Members who had r00t were moved to the Ub3r user group.


  • All L33t features.
  • Ability to give negative popularity ratings.
  • Popularity power increased to 3 points.
  • Can give 25 popularity ratings per day.
  • PM box increased to 10,000 messages.
  • Search Favorites feature.
  • Can edit/delete your own posts up to 180 days.
  • Post flood limit set to 5 seconds.
  • Access to all member forums.
  • Can view Negative Popularity Log.
  • Can search Username History.
  • Can view past 72 hours Warning Log.
  • Removal of advertisements.
  • Can Rate Threads.
  • Special member group icon (replaces the L33t group image).
  • Max Post Length setting is 30,000 characters.
  • Ability to edit your post 15 times in 60 day period.
  • Additional thread creation ability in some Marketplace sections.
  • Access to Popularity Given.
  • Can edit your post after a moderator edit.
  • Special "Diamond of r00t" award.
  • Can deny PM receipts.
  • Can view invisible users in who's online list.
  • Custom stars.
  • Can invoke a Self Ban.
  • Ability to view other members warnings not just points.
  • Can open and close your own threads.
  • Additional private support for site problems.
  • Can sell signature in the Sig Market.
  • Can start their own Bytes Lottery.
  • Bytes earning bonus of 200% for post replies and new threads.
  • 1000 Bytes granted.


  • Must have at least 100 popularity rating.
  • Must have at least 250 posts.
  • Must be a member for at least 90 days.

Current Status

r00t is no longer purchasable and was discontinued after a data loss.