To quote Sinistra from this thread: http://www.animeonline.net/announcem...x-removed.html
"The vets group will be determened by the join date if you joined in 2004 your are eligeble for the vets group. if you have over 1,000 posts you are also eligible"
I'll search for the Elite member status and edit this post once I find it. Thought it seems you already have this status. But anyway, if I remember right, an Elite Member should be someone who has reached 500 posts and is approved by the staff. Being what they are, an elite member should be well acquainted with the rules, and the website in general. I can pretty much figure that the staff don't expect too much trouble from an elite. And I'm sure they don't like to see any trouble either, seeing as if a mere 30 points of infraction will bump you down to a Community member: http://www.animeonline.net/feedback-...tml#post396824
I've been urging for an organization in these type of FAQ questions, hopefully it'll be done at some point.
Edit: Found something. These are good threads to find information on the Elite Member status:
Seems I was right.