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#205873 - 11/17/05 02:53 PM reputation points
boxing_kid Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 258
i think that there should be a reputation points type thing like they have on the bodybuilding.com forums, heres a link to there forums if you want to see what i mean, just click on one of the forums and you will see under peoples username that it shows there reputation points

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/

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#205874 - 11/17/05 04:43 PM Re: reputation points [Re: boxing_kid]
Bushi_no_ki Offline
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The problem with a rep system is that it's too easily abused. With a site like Ebay, there is a control, you can't give feedback unless you buy or sell something, and you can only give feedback one time per transaction. But here, a troll could flood someone with negative rep points just by hunting down posts. If there were an easy way for mods to easily rescind all neg reps done by one person, I would have no problem with the idea. But, if such a power is restricted to admin, and oldman had to delete every individual neg rep after a troll flooded someone, that would be a major problem. Oldman would spend most of his time correcting rep floods alone.

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#205875 - 11/17/05 05:15 PM Re: reputation points [Re: Bushi_no_ki]
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it's not that easily abused at all because if you choose to give somebody a negative rep it just doesnít automatically take away from their rep you have to report it first, and you only report it if itís really bad, look at the bottom of my post and that is what it says when you decided to try and give somebody a bad rep, basically you only give people rep points, (that's for the bodybuilding.com rep system)

Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising messages, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts.

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#205876 - 11/18/05 06:18 AM Re: reputation points [Re: Bushi_no_ki]
Belnick Offline
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Quote:

The problem with a rep system is that it's too easily abused. With a site like Ebay, there is a control, you can't give feedback unless you buy or sell something, and you can only give feedback one time per transaction. But here, a troll could flood someone with negative rep points just by hunting down posts. If there were an easy way for mods to easily rescind all neg reps done by one person, I would have no problem with the idea. But, if such a power is restricted to admin, and oldman had to delete every individual neg rep after a troll flooded someone, that would be a major problem. Oldman would spend most of his time correcting rep floods alone.




we had that in another forum

they put a flood control so could only click on one person each hour, bt it did not work

one guy did not like me( )so he went in every hour and gave me a neg pt and because of that I got dropped in that system, so I posted about it in the forum and then everyone clicked plus on me and then it worked wrong the other way
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#205877 - 11/18/05 05:31 PM Re: reputation points [Re: boxing_kid]
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Every forum is going to be different and you just have to learn to work within it. After 24 posts boxing_kid I highly doubt that is ample time to make judgements about a site and how it should be run.

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#205878 - 11/22/05 05:17 PM Re: reputation points [Re: Dereck]
boxing_kid Offline
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who are you to tell me whether i should be making suggestions or not? i am not demanding anything nor am i trying to tell administrator how to run his site, so what's your problem, this is the forum for suggestions isn't it? am i not allowed to make suggestions? why did you even bother to reply to my thread if your going to respond like that i mean really having a bad day or what, or are you trying to be a d1ck because i'm new

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#205879 - 11/22/05 06:46 PM Re: reputation points [Re: boxing_kid]
MattJ Offline
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boxing_kid -

Please restrain yourself. Dereck made a valid point about different forums. Rep points are really a joke, since they can be abused so easily. Even Bullshido has all but stopped usung them, because so many people don't use them right.

I think Dereck was also trying to say that if you hang around here long enough, you will figure out who is full of BS and who isn't. You don't need rep points to tell you.

Also, personal attacks and name calling are a quick way to get banned here. Consider this a warning.
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#205880 - 11/22/05 07:01 PM Re: reputation points [Re: MattJ]
boxing_kid Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
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well if you don't want to use the idea then that's not that big of deal that wasn't my point, that can be up to you guys whether to use it or not but he didn't have to reply like that, and you giving me a warning, for what? personal attacks "having a bad day or what" wow that's a big personal attack, your taking his side clearly because he has been here longer, and i never called him a d1ck i said "are you trying to be a d1ck", he could of just said

"Every forum is going to be different and you just have to learn to work within it."

and i wouldn't care but he didn't have to say

"After 24 posts boxing_kid I highly doubt that is ample time to make judgements about a site and how it should be run."


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#205881 - 11/22/05 08:05 PM Re: reputation points [Re: boxing_kid]
MattJ Offline
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boxing_kid -

You made your suggestion. You got some responses. You are using inappropriate language. Again. You need not be insulted if people do not fall all over themselves agreeing with you on every subject. Get used to it. Life is like that.

Restrain the language, and don't play semantics.
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#205882 - 11/22/05 09:28 PM Re: reputation points [Re: MattJ]
boxing_kid Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
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did i not say that i don't care whether he agrees with me, i thought i cleared that up, and i am not expecting anybody to agree with me at all you are clearly missing the point, it's him telling me i shouldn't be giving suggestions, i thought you would of got that the first time

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