We imported from vBulletin and I think over there, "Newly Registered" were the users who never verified their email address.
But my brain gets so overwhelmed and foggy at this point, because (for example) a user today asked why he couldn't change his avatar. Turns out he's been posting for a year, but he's still in "Newly Registered" usergroup.
First question is why is he able to post if he never verified his email address?
Second question is, I wonder how many of my legit users are running into random errors because they are also in this group. I can't just move everyone into "Registered" because there will no doubt be a lot of spam accounts in there. Not sure how to proceed... making sure there aren't some legit people in there.
edit: PLOT TWIST! "Newly Registered" usergroup has "Change Avatar" set to "Allow".
So why did he get an error?