5 year people with few posts = you let your account idle.
5 year people with many posts = you are a decent member.
I still hold that Authors trump all the year-based ranks.
Actually, a question, to PWizard, Nevermore, or someone who can definitively answer this:
What is more valuable to the site? Contributing Authors or Paying UNL. Members?
Probably contributing authors. They write the guides that lure people here.
They come for the guides, stay for the trainers.