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Offline mumppis

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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #15 on: November 01, 2006, 09:55:22 pm »
Posting on this board will not increase your post count.

genius.

I thinks its sad, it was the only place where posting happened frequently. Sadly I think General will probably stay dead.

sad cos you cant spam your post count anymore eh? ;)

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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2006, 09:58:08 pm »
I also noticed the posts havent been taken off peoples postcounts, else it'd leave some forumers with very low postcounts *cough* cloudstrifex ¬.¬

Oh come on we've all had our share of posts in Random. Fallout you've had quite a bit of posts in here.

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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #17 on: November 01, 2006, 10:11:27 pm »
I vote we remove post counts entirely. With them around we create spamming little fucktards who only care about getting higher posts and not about contributing to the discussion at hand.
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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #18 on: November 01, 2006, 11:12:11 pm »
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Posting on this board will not increase your post count.
That is the most excellent idea! Problem with this board has been massive amount of spam, which about 10-20% have been funny or some other way noteworthy. It has been quite a work to try reading most of the conversations. Fortunately most of the mindless spam has been only oneliners which are easy to skip because just a glance tells that it's not worth reading. Possibility to miss something good is almost nonexistent. On the other way, there has been quite good conversations and seeds of inspiration that were only possible due this random side's nature and free atmostphere.

So I think that this idea of doing this area pos count-free zone is good : this way we have this boards pros and hopefully reduce amount of mindless spam. That way all the good stuff here comes more visible and easier to participate - and those ideas keep evolving without "your mom"-"no, YOUR mom" battles cutting that away.

So thumbs up refic and why not!
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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #19 on: November 01, 2006, 11:17:46 pm »
I vote we remove post counts entirely. With them around we create spamming little fucktards who only care about getting higher posts and not about contributing to the discussion at hand.

But then we lose our authority and importance when a new forumer joins. There'd no way to measure who's been a major contributer to the forum..

At the moment we have a nice system where you can check the date joined and their postcount and judge wether they're a spammer, an occasional poster, or even a Gravehill.

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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #20 on: November 01, 2006, 11:22:58 pm »
I vote we remove post counts entirely. With them around we create spamming little fucktards who only care about getting higher posts and not about contributing to the discussion at hand.

But then we lose our authority and importance when a new forumer joins. There'd no way to measure who's been a major contributer to the forum..

At the moment we have a nice system where you can check the date joined and their postcount and judge wether they're a spammer, an occasional poster, or even a Gravehill.

We could put the date of registration in giant letters below our avatars.
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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #21 on: November 01, 2006, 11:50:02 pm »
It's a passive restriction. :(

I don't like it. I was all for it (removing post count from certain parts of the board) for years and years, but I no longer believe in that solution. What purpose does it serve, anyway? Making the board neat and tidy, free of bothersome content? That's no fun, it's no fun at all.

I vote we remove post counts entirely. With them around we create spamming little fucktards who only care about getting higher posts and not about contributing to the discussion at hand.
I'm registered at a place where this was done. I hate that forum, and it sucks because of that, because of what it has made the members. They're all paranoid assholes devoid of any friendliness, because after all, the purpose of the board is information and posting quality. Everyone is being matter-of-factly, those who aren't are frowned upon and openly harassed. Those who know how to post valid posts use their power to flame everyone else without actually using harsh words. And they're good at it.
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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #22 on: November 02, 2006, 02:20:32 am »
I doubt that the standoffishness of that forum is a consequence of there being no post count... maybe they are both symptoms of a common problem, but i'm pretty sure most people don't place much importance with their post count. I think i know generally what mine is, but the only time i look at anyone else's is to see if they're someone new, or old with a new name.


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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #23 on: November 02, 2006, 02:32:33 am »
maybe they are both symptoms of a common problem,

So you're saying we have an infestation of idiots?
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Re: Cheers refic :)
« Reply #24 on: November 02, 2006, 02:42:40 am »
maybe they are both symptoms of a common problem,

So you're saying we have an infestation of idiots?

well i was referring to the other forum that pokephile up there was talking about, but now that you mention it...


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