to become a elite member u need to have 500 posts i beleave
In order to have an animated post, you need to be an elite member.
To reach elite member status:
As you become more involved with the Anime Online community, you will notice more features becoming available to you. The following milestones can be achieved:
Simply by registering, this is your initial usergroup.
Achieved after 100 posts.
Achieved after 500 posts.
Achieved after 1000 posts.
This reward system is an effective way of ensuring those that contribute to in turn receive extra privileges. Privileges may be exclusive access to certain forums, wallpapers, participation in contests and an overall less restrictive account.