what is the number beside your profile name?

April 7, 2007 8:49am CST
what is the number that you see beside your profile name in brackets!??is it the number of friends in my list or else the number of posts i have submitted!!please tell me what is it??thanks in advance!
2 responses
@mvsrao (4369)
• India
11 Apr 07
The number within the brackets indicates the number of points that we have got on this Mylot web site . The points increase by one for each valid response that we post for other members discussions . The points are known as "user ratings" on this Mylot web site .
@innechen (1321)
• Indonesia
7 Apr 07
the number besides your profile is the number of how many posted u have made.my number is 10.the number can increase or decrease depends on how active you are in posting in mylot.