WTF I'm sick, and thinking about this REP faggotry, and I decided to make a poll about it

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Mlaw, Apr 9, 2016.

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What should happen to reps?

Poll closed Apr 12, 2016.
  1. Leave the rep system alone, it's fun and I like it

    55 vote(s)
    38.2%
  2. Keep the rep system, but hide reps from view, I don't want it under my name anymore

    4 vote(s)
    2.8%
  3. eliminate reps alltogether, it's gay and faggot

    62 vote(s)
    43.1%
  4. Keep positive reps only --no more neg bombing

    23 vote(s)
    16.0%
  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    I'm pretty sure we all agree that the whole Rep thing is a giant cluster fuck. I know that certain people would lose their shit if the Staff reset them or got rid of them all together, but there is a way to make them hidden from under your banner/name/AV

    i'm sure you recall, Karma at SFN, no one but the the poster could see their Karma on the board, You can still give and get reputation, and the members with the most would still be listed, so what say you Shed?

    I've been sick for 3 days, and my mind has too much time on it's hands :jj:


    Just a thought---Happy Saturday

    Oh, and so no one gripes, I've taken everyone off block--so everyone can vote
     
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    DaTenses Well-Known Member

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    wgas/wgaf
     
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  3. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    that's not very helpful
     
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    AcquiringSignal Girthy VIP

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    You unblocked me. It's like Christmas and Louis Riel Day all rolled into one.

    :yay:
     
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  5. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    It wouldn't be a fair poll if I had anyone blocked, I'm fair and balanced
     
  6. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    I cannot control who may have me blocked however
     
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    Nibbler heaven is in your mind Gold

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    I like the rep system as a quick way to say hello to someone and to send a little message or a joke. There are some people here who send the best rep messages and it's always a highlight when I get one from them.
    Other than that, I don't care if someone has 2 reps or 2 hundred million. I don't even notice the numbers.
     
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  8. onefourthree

    onefourthree Well-Known Member

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    I checked "get rid of it", but reps, intrinsically, are for people who give a shit.

    People that don't give a shit (myself in this case) are the ones whose opinions are ignored.
     
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    And here I was thinking I was special. :D

    The downside to your proposal @Mlaw, is that there are only two reasons to buy a membership here 1) to keep the site running and 2) to have the ability to give out reps. The former appeals to a person's sense of charity, the latter to a person's sense of vanity.

    If no one could see others' reps, the motivation to be able to award them would be significantly reduced. IOW, I fear that, as a group, we are much more vain than we are charitable.
     
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  10. Joe Bauers

    Joe Bauers Well-Known Member

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    Dump them
     
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    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    That's kinda the point of the neg bombs
     
  12. PelicanWig

    PelicanWig Beautiful Soup

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    I've been deblocked! Sunshine on a snowy April day!
     
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    Leave the rep system so people can leave notes (like Nibbler said), remove the # of reps from view, take away the neg reps.
     
  14. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    hmm, that's a 4th option I didn't think of
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Poll updated
     
  16. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    You can change your vote if you want the fourth option
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    I added a fourth option, you can still give rep, but only positive, which I think addresses that concern
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    ..and being a Gold member has other bennies too, PM, blocking and others I believe
     
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    Fuck you.
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    Get rid of the reps and institute some kind of instant messaging system (quicker and less formal than PMs).