The following page is a list of the user groups on the SBM forums.
The leaders on SpongeBuddy Mania
Abilities: Full access to the main website server and complete forum access. They are 4 admins. SSJ, Abney, Spongey34, and Spongedude.
Moderate the forums and keep things in order.
Abilities: Pin topics, lock topics, delete posts, edit posts, and suspend members. They are 6 mods. DMAP, Phillip, SBRoxMan, SBLaura, Grubby Grouper and Cha. There is also a chat mod named Aya.
Either retired staff or members to contributed in a large way to SBM.
Abilities: VIP discount and general respect.
A secondary user group to access VIP content.
Abilities: Full access to the VIP area and bonus forum skins.
Default user group
Abilities: Post, edit your own post, PM other members, use arcade, use chat. These abilities are open for everyone except guests.
Abilities: View forums, view profiles. These abilities are open to all. Cannot post new topics or reply to existing threads in most forums, or use the shoutbox.
Abilities: cannot access the site and sometimes have a message about the details of there banning.