Transparent Moderation Log & Site Topics - Part I

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  1. grimslade

    grimslade Senior member

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    I can't see any advantage to a rep system.
     


  2. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    I've thought of setting up a system like some tech support boards have where someone who asks a question can award points to the person who answers it best, and the points could count toward something (coupons, Amazon $, or whatever) - that could be a very useful thing as it would encourage people to help answer questions. It's kind of a complicated system though, and I don't have time to figure it all out. You'd have to figure out how to limit the number of questions a person could ask so people wouldn't be giving out the points left and right - maybe people could "buy" a question with a small donation to the site of a couple dollars, and then some of the money would be redistributed to the top few answerers. I dunno.

    Other than that, no, rep is hard to keep fair and mostly just a pain.
     


  3. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    -1 rep for you.
     


  4. JetBlast

    JetBlast Senior member

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    -1 rep for you.

    Jon.
     


  5. chorse123

    chorse123 Senior member

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    I can't see any advantage to a rep system.

    I've never seen it on a board, but can see how it could be a pain.
     


  6. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    Oh yeah, and plus you know I'd always be messing with people by ediitng their rep directly in the database. [​IMG]
     


  7. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    Maybe we should just have j rate people.
     


  8. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I've thought of setting up a system like some tech support boards have where someone who asks a question can award points to the person who answers it best, and the points could count toward something (coupons, Amazon $, or whatever)

    It would be interesting to see how the person asking the question decided who answered it best. Maybe we should only let n00bs give rep. [​IMG]

    I have to say, I've never seen the rep system work well.
     


  9. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    I'd think that if folks paid attention over the course of a few weeks, a rep system would be either redundant or misleading.
     


  10. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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  11. NoVaguy

    NoVaguy Senior member

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    Hey guys, you know what's hilarious, totally in context, and completely tasteful?

    http://www.styleforum.net/showpost.p...7&postcount=46


    "Invalid Post specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator"

    what did i miss [​IMG]
     


  12. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    "Invalid Post specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator" what did i miss [​IMG]
    Rule #1 of SF: If it's squirrel-worthy, photograph it for evidence later. I'm sorry but once you've passed your 6th grade World History class you have little excuse to find shit like that amusing. Certain people could probably do with a trip to their local Holocaust museum.
     


  13. VKK3450

    VKK3450 Senior member

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    ^^ WOoooooooooooo I got in before the lock!

    K
     


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    DNW Senior member

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    ^^ WOoooooooooooo I got in before the lock!

    K


    Well, not all of us can get the Vee Eye Pee treatment.
     


  15. VKK3450

    VKK3450 Senior member

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    Well, not all of us can get the Vee Eye Pee treatment.

    You can to if you subscribe to my handy newsletter!!

    K
     


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