The New Rating System

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by Amaris, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. His Grace Faceman the Duke of Wordforge

    His Grace Faceman the Duke of Wordforge Keeping a Stiff Upper Lip

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    We need one for:

    1. die in a fire
    2. you're a pedophile not just because you like my little pony but you also have a NAMBLA sticker on your trapper-keeper
    3. there's a head in the box. It's your wife's.
    4. this post reminds me of that time i ate a waffle
    5. this post reminds me of that time i ate a pancake
    6. this post reminds me of that time i ate a dog. are you korean?
    7. north korean?
    8. have you seen the interview?
    9. what was your opinion of the depiction of the death of your dear leader?
    10. deer liter
    11. drink deer urine and die.
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  2. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    I really don't see the point of no u and have dumb being a box AND teh baba. Isn't teh baba a dumb replacement?

    Dig making the rainbow Fantasy World though. :techman:
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    • teh baba teh baba x 1
  3. Amaris

    Amaris The Aether

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    Yeah, I wondered whether I was going to have to get rid of it, but then I remembered the "You live in a fantasy world!" emoticon, and felt like it fit the board personality. I think I'll get rid of the "dumb" one, unless you want the "teh baba" one to go. It's all good with me.
  4. K.

    K. Sober

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    I say keep them both. Dumb is, for instance, quoting a source that says the opposite of your point because you're too stupid to read. baba is just baba, and can be a term of endearment.
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  5. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    I don't make the decisions anymore, I'm just making suggestions.

    ALTHOUGH, if you want me to make decisions, yeah then get rid of the box! Replace it a mini version of :backaway: (the last bit where the eyes go crazy and the arms are out) named either (t)Ed or creepy.
  6. Amaris

    Amaris The Aether

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    It wouldn't even be recognizable when brought down to 16px. Personally, I'd rather keep dumb and teh baba, because while dumb really is a comment on the stupidity of a post, Packard is right in that teh baba can be used as a term of endearment, kind of a wink-wink-nudge-nudge.
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    • Agree Agree x 1
  7. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    I think we've got something pretty good in place at this point. Agree, a few months and then we can reassess.
  8. RickDeckard

    RickDeckard Socialist

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    We definitely need a DIAF icon. :diaf:
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    • teh baba teh baba x 1
  9. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Yes, I amend my statement in post 67 to note that it is all good now except for a lack of DIAF.
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    • Agree Agree x 1
  10. Ten Lubak

    Ten Lubak Salty Dog

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    So no actual negrep, just some lame watered down neutral sort of thing along with some emoticons? Weak.
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    • Disagree x 1
    • Winner x 1
    • Fantasy World x 1
    • teh baba x 1
  11. K.

    K. Sober

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    It's almost as if it were intended to only serve for communication and enjoyment.
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  12. Ten Lubak

    Ten Lubak Salty Dog

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    That's what real life does for me. I've got enough of that.
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  13. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM GLORIAAA!!

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    I like this system. If it looks ugly on mobile, though, I hope you can find a way to make it less ugly. Maybe just a single all-purpose icon to lead to a single all-purpose list of raters for a given post?
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  14. Stallion

    Stallion Team Euro!

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    Love hearts, stars and rainbows? :gay:

    Oh, and fuck you @Faceman, repping me with a Rainbow! :ua:
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  15. Ten Lubak

    Ten Lubak Salty Dog

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  16. Rimjob Bob

    Rimjob Bob Classy Fellow

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    Too many redundant options. This is dumb.
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    • Winner Winner x 1
    • Fantasy World Fantasy World x 1
    • teh baba teh baba x 1
  17. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    If I rate this post as dumb, will Wordforge collapse in on itself in an infinite causality loop?
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  18. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    I think we need to implement a staggered repping system. Much like we used to have ABABA or AABAAB or whatever the fuck it was. You have to give out three rainbows for every disagree, two hearts for every No U, and an equal proportion of Agrees to Teh Babas. The other options are a free for all.
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  19. K.

    K. Sober

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    Hey, it's been well over 24 hours, time to make some more changes. I vote we rename Winner "Medal", since that's how it's being used -- not to signify a unique, thread-ending post, but to appreciate a well-scored point or well-made effort.
    • Winner Winner x 4
  20. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    I vote we rename it to "Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner" and replace the medal with a drumstick.
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    • Funny Funny x 1
  21. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    The box for 'dumb' is stupid. Use :meh: or :tbbs: (scaled down) instead.
    How about switching 'winner'/medal to '!!!' with an exclamation point?
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    • Agree Agree x 2
  22. 14thDoctor

    14thDoctor Current mood:

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    Only some of the ratings I'm getting are showing up in my notifications. Is it supposed to be like that?
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  23. Liet

    Liet Dr. of Horribleness, Ph.D.

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    Do you have a non-empty ignore list?
  24. 14thDoctor

    14thDoctor Current mood:

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    It's not from people I have on ignore.
  25. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    I'm having that, too -- I'll see it on the post, but not on the alerts list.

    @John
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  26. Amaris

    Amaris The Aether

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    It might have something to do with limitations in the alert system and how it integrates with the new rep. I'll look into it.
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  27. Amaris

    Amaris The Aether

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    Done. From now on, you should receive all rating alerts for all posts.
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  28. Jan Jansen

    Jan Jansen Has wares if you have coin

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    A "fair enough"-smiley of some sort would be nice. Ah nevermind, but I am often reluctant to use "agree" despite I see that the poster makes a good point.
  29. K.

    K. Sober

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    I use "thank you" for that.
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  30. K.

    K. Sober

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    Having just looked at the last five or so Flashlight threads:

    Which rep symbol are we currently using for "This is an obvious troll, don't expect a response from me"? That one would seem useful to me.