Rating System? Good or Bad?
Posted: Thu, 20th Jun 2002, 11:04pm
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Alright guys. We've all had about a week or so to get used to the new rating system. Malone's adding updates almost everyday. I was wondering what you guys think, wether your opinion has changed over the last few days, and if there are any suggestions or things you'd like to see implemented. I personally love the new system, I'm seeing much more helpful posts, and alot less spam. Although I think the negative ratings can get out of hand. I think we need to be more sparing with those. Afterall, we're still here to chat and have fun, not worry about wether were going th get a "useless" for not contributing 100% to the topic. But, how do you feel?
Posted: Thu, 20th Jun 2002, 11:15pm
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I like it. Still would like to see automatic handing out of rating tokens, though. Overall, it seems pretty cool, the system could use a little tweaking, but it's working decently. I think we need some more rating though! I've used 30 tokens already, lol!
Posted: Thu, 20th Jun 2002, 11:22pm
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Yeah I ran out today, I've spent 21 so far. Maybe Malone will gimme some more tommorow
I was thinking maybe you get 10 tokens for every two +1 ratings. I also REALLY want to see the ratings public, so I know who voted for me.
Posted: Thu, 20th Jun 2002, 11:54pm
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well im confused. you talk about spending ,like, 30 tokenswhen i've only recieved theone original one. which, needless to say, is already spent. How do you get more tokens?
Posted: Thu, 20th Jun 2002, 11:57pm
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If you have a pretty high force rating, or if your just nice, ask malone or schwar and they'd probably be happy to give you some. Currently, that's the only way to recieve more tokens.
Posted: Fri, 21st Jun 2002, 12:42am
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my force level sucks and what in the world do you do with these tokens?
Posted: Fri, 21st Jun 2002, 12:43am
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how exactly do you raise your force thingy, you have to have movies on here or what?
Posted: Fri, 21st Jun 2002, 1:02am
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You have to post good posts. If you post good, people will spend their tokens and "Rate" your post, giving you force points. Also, if you are a gold member, you recieve 200 pts, and if your a mac/pc usergrouper, you get an extra 20
Posted: Fri, 21st Jun 2002, 2:13am
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Yep, I sorta agree with Hajiku_Flip. I think you should get 5 tokens for every +1 post you have. That'll keep things rolling, for now...
Posted: Fri, 21st Jun 2002, 5:04am
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Yes I am with you guys. There needs to be an automatic system for giving out the tokens. I got one only and spent it. If that is the case for most people the rating system will just be forgotton about very quickly.
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 2:54am
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i don't hate the new system, but i don't like it too much either.
i don't pay attention to it. only prob i have now is that my sabre is too small
but that's it. i wasted my 1 token, and haven't thought twice about it afterwards.
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 3:13am
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heh, it's kinda fun for n00bs and such... but i still look at post #s as a primary indicator of how long a person has a been here, and useful they've been. I mean, if averagejoe is deleteing all "useless posts", then the post #s for each person are indicating how many "useful" posts a person has. Eh?
Also, is there anyway i could see how many posts i would have at this point if none were deleted?
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 3:16am
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Your post number and ratings stay the same now. So if I got 3 useless's (?
) and AJ deleted them, I'd still have the -3 rating and those 3 on my post count.
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 3:17am
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LMAO, that is too freakin funny man. From now on that will be my motto, I delete useless posts to make individual quality better
speaking of which maybe I should delete this....
The new system is going in the right direction. Malone is the WEB GOD and this will all be sorted and forgotten
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 3:27am
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are you sure... cause i was pretty sure i had 630 earlier today, and when i came back i had 627. hmm, time to delete somebody's post as a guinea pig experiment
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 3:30am
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Unless maybe your post count does goes down, and your force stays the same. I'm sure about the force part, it'll stay no matter what. I just thought malone mentioned you got to keep your post count also. (BTW: I love this night crowd
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 3:39am
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lol! That's becuase all the wierd UKers are sleeping
it's like 3AM there. When i go to chat late at night (at this time), joe is the only one ever there... heh.
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 4:02am
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Yeah, thats the way to get people to come in the chat in off hours... Joe is the only loser in there
We in the states and in THE GREAT WHITE NORTH
ought to talk more. We are on closer schedules anyway...
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Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 4:08am
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Yeah I've been in the Alam chat for the last few hours and I've been enjoying watching joe edit 3 or 4 times after every post
Also, you missed schwar getting attacked by my bed bugs at 4am his time
I guess we better get on topic now
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 4:10am
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Yessir. Me here in Minnesota, former home of the North Stars hockey team...
I think, the ratings system would be used much more if there were either a "rate all" button to let you select ratings for many posts without having to reload the page every freakin time, or if the page simply wouldn't reload.
It kinda starts to drag if you're a 56k'r.
What do YOU think?
P.S. haha. Look at those silly Brits.
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 1:42pm
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At first i hated the new system (i had sls: saber-loss syndrome) but now i kinda like the new system - but alot of people only got 1 token and have used it - we should of got about 10 to start off with, cause now, the only people with tokens are schwar+malone, other mods and goldmembers(some of which don't even use the forum) anyway, i like the new system. I'm sure malone will have the auto-token disspenser system sorted soon.......i hope!
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Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 1:55pm
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heh, i aint schwar, or malone, or a moderator, and i have 3 tokens left
i don't think more tokens were given to people with gold user status, although i could be wrong...
Posted: Wed, 26th Jun 2002, 2:38pm
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Think you're wrong. I've suddenly got 5 tokens. Come get'em!
Posted: Mon, 1st Jul 2002, 2:55am
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i still haven't completely embraced the new system (mainly cuz no one is giving me antying
i would also suggest an option to turn it off per user, like someone else said. but waht would be the point really? just ignore it.
but then the counter is: i stil see the big point score at the top with the numbers, and it pisses me off when other ppl have so many and I don't.
i think you see the small dilemma