Revisiting the rep system: what is the sense?

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  1. h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0

    h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0 Xavier's water boy Banned User

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    What is the sense when users with 4 (four) posts can be nearly maxed out?

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    Nothing against Caldwell or the rep system... just curious if this place was run by the Obama administration ;)
     
  2. Vashier

    Vashier VIP Extreme Gold

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    Does it really matter? All this is going to do is start up more work for Dawg and Monk. Why?
     
  3. h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0

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    Oh, I didn't mean to make work for anyone and don't see how it should.. carry on.
     
  4. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    just delete the badges & maybe just inform member when you get reps from someone?:dontknow:
     
  5. HowieStearn

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    at some point, Dawg set the system to so that you get all the medals with 2 or 3 reps- that change that was made a several months ago. It makes the medals worthless, which was the intent, I suspect
     
  6. h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0

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    Forget it. Don't question anything. Love your leader. Eat peas.
     
  7. h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0

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    Oh thanks, I didn't know that.
     
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    I see what you're saying, but the dilemma is that the regulars here that post and rep each other frequently build an immense amount of rep power and if we see some new guy that makes a funny post that deserves some credit, one rep blast from anyone of us will give them full rep colors.

    One of the forums I used to frequent actually gave the members the ability to gauge the rep they gave, so for a post from a noob that makes you laugh, you can hand out a hand full of points instead of the massive rep blast.
     
  9. h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0

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    Ah ha. Molto grazie.
     
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    Do you have anymore blogs in the works? [​IMG]
     
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    warm fuzzies
     
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    I don't really get the whole system but I have to admit I like having a lot of medals. :dontknow:
     
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  14. HS Cult Leader

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    You can't, only Supporters can.

    Time to kick in for the extra perks.
     
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    I've turned my reps into fabulous gifts. I've received vacations, gift baskets and even a new car. I like the rep system
     
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    The whole thing is it's caused 3 major fights on the boards so after the last one Dawg stated the Rep system is what it is. They are done fucking around with it because as soon as you address one complaint it generates 4 others. The guys have said they will no longer tweak rep. The problem is exactly what HS cult leader points out. Over time you give hella reps per plus. It's only a fun lil side program that most only care about the instant private feedback it allows. You can always PM your thoughts but the reps feature makes it a lot easier on both the sender and the receiver.
     
  17. h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0

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    That's all cool. I didn't realize it was that sensitive of a topic and never expected Dawg or anyone to do anything.

    Hope it doesn't snowball.
     
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    yeah, but nothing good enough to post. I'm waiting to hear back from a few people I sent some ideas to. I usually end up tossing 4 out of 5 I write up because I don't like how they turn out in the end.
     
  19. tHISisKiSSeL

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    i like the idea of a "like" button for posts
     
  20. TelegramSam

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    I'm new, but it seems to me the real point (and fun) of it is in giving people shitpiles anyway. Especially with this sudden influx of SFN mults/trolls...