The New Rating System

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

  1. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Put him on Ignore and you won't have to worry about it.
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  2. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    TL;DR and the teh baba symbol seem to fit the best for that one.
  3. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    Usually PMing him Goatse will work.
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  4. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    I would have thought Harlequinn Fetus would have been more psychologically scarring for our self-professed profession of the weak :bigass:
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  5. K.

    K. Sober

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    We seem to have gained a popcorn rep smiley. Introducing that without any kind of entertaining debate is kind of ironic, don't you think?
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  6. Kommander

    Kommander Mostly dick play.

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    Is the popcorn one for saying something along the lines of "this is going to be entertaining," or is it a safeword?
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  7. K.

    K. Sober

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    :duh:

    Clearly, that's what wordforge needs! Perfect.
  8. K.

    K. Sober

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    In order to make each function more readily intelligible to our many newcomers, I propose changing the name of the popcorn rep category to safeword. Also, I submit the welcoming message should be shortened to

    "Please note popcorn reputation carries the category label safeword."
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  9. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    No. :bailey:
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  10. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    My safe words are:
    • Don't stop
    • Keep going
    • Harder
    • More
    • Yes, yes, yes....
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  11. Kommander

    Kommander Mostly dick play.

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    Aww. :(
  12. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    Safewords are more fun when they have to guess. :ramen:
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  13. Kommander

    Kommander Mostly dick play.

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    Safewords aren't supposed to be fun! Except that they are sometimes.
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  14. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    My favorite safeword to give out is Euouae.
  15. K.

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    Amen!
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  16. Kommander

    Kommander Mostly dick play.

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    No! That's not how safewords work! You guys ruined my day!
  17. K.

    K. Sober

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    Not my fault. I have to assume you're game unless and until you say 'popcorn'.
  18. Rimjob Bob

    Rimjob Bob Fruitloop Actual

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    Someone added the "popcorn" rep and didn't bother to capitalize the first letter on mouse hover? We look like a third rate ezBoard.
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  19. K.

    K. Sober

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    Moving up!
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  20. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    It's not capitalized for a reason.
  21. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    And damn it, teh baba is also all lower case! :mad:
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  22. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    Artistic choice. :bailey:
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  23. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    Update: "dumb" has been removed, since it is redundant with facepalm, and because I wanted to add one that I never considered until recently, though with 2016 making its use a logical choice:

    Sad. :(
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  24. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    I liked dumb better.
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  25. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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    I would've rather gotten rid of Fantasy World, but I can see your point.
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  26. The Night Funky

    The Night Funky BMF Staff Member Moderator

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    I still say that TSDR (Too Stupid, Didn't Read) is better. (You know, what with gtardo's posts about the election and all.)
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  27. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    I realize some people preferred to use "dumb" over "facepalm," but I don't care. Nah, I'm kidding, I do understand. I don't care, but I understand. ;)

    I contemplated getting rid of fantasy world instead, but "dumb" and "facepalm" really were redundant. Unless people want "dumb" instead of "facepalm," that would be fine, too.

    Eh, having TL;DR and TS;DR are essentially the same thing when used on Wordforge. Both are dismissive, and both indicate to the other poster that you truly do not give a damn.
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  28. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    Dumb indicated that the post was just dumb/stupid. Facepalm is directed more to the person, being more of a "I can't believe you really said that".
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  29. Amaris

    Amaris Princess of Love

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    True, but I consider both having the same basic sentiment of "What the Fuck?"

    Hmm...
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  30. Federal Farmer

    Federal Farmer Anti-Federalist

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    I'd rather have dumb. I use face palm as,"you've got to be shitting me" and dumb speaks for itself.
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