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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #30 on: June 29, 2015, 04:15:44 PM »
Does this work? Not that it matters now that Chill has done his...  :P
It works, but my name is no longer at the top in dark blue.  :P :( ;)
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #31 on: June 29, 2015, 06:32:30 PM »
Concerned is that if you bring back likes is that writers will get triple likes over non writers here. Example two people who join at the same time and both are equally friendly with equal interesting  posts yet because ones a writer gets way more vote because He or she posted a story.
I don't think that's a problem. Look at the RPG - I guess that participants there gather hundreds of likes more than writing contestants. ;)
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #32 on: June 29, 2015, 06:37:54 PM »
Concerned is that if you bring back likes is that writers will get triple likes over non writers here. Example two people who join at the same time and both are equally friendly with equal interesting  posts yet because ones a writer gets way more vote because He or she posted a story.
I don't think that's a problem. Look at the RPG - I guess that participants there gather hundreds of likes more than writing contestants. ;)
Yeah, good point. I vote that we shut down the likes on the RPG, and that posts in the RPG also shouldn't count towards a user's post count. I shall start a campaign!  :D
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #33 on: June 29, 2015, 06:40:54 PM »
Concerned is that if you bring back likes is that writers will get triple likes over non writers here. Example two people who join at the same time and both are equally friendly with equal interesting  posts yet because ones a writer gets way more vote because He or she posted a story.
I don't think that's a problem. Look at the RPG - I guess that participants there gather hundreds of likes more than writing contestants. ;)
Yeah, good point. I vote that we shut down the likes on the RPG, and that posts in the RPG also shouldn't count towards a user's post count. I shall start a campaign!  :D
Technically, both is possible and easily done. ;)
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #34 on: June 29, 2015, 06:41:40 PM »
Concerned is that if you bring back likes is that writers will get triple likes over non writers here. Example two people who join at the same time and both are equally friendly with equal interesting  posts yet because ones a writer gets way more vote because He or she posted a story.
I don't think that's a problem. Look at the RPG - I guess that participants there gather hundreds of likes more than writing contestants. ;)
Yeah, good point. I vote that we shut down the likes on the RPG, and that posts in the RPG also shouldn't count towards a user's post count. I shall start a campaign!  :D

You need to go further and get rid of titles and post counts  :)   ;) J/K
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #35 on: June 29, 2015, 06:56:06 PM »
Concerned is that if you bring back likes is that writers will get triple likes over non writers here. Example two people who join at the same time and both are equally friendly with equal interesting  posts yet because ones a writer gets way more vote because He or she posted a story.
I don't think that's a problem. Look at the RPG - I guess that participants there gather hundreds of likes more than writing contestants. ;)
Yeah, good point. I vote that we shut down the likes on the RPG, and that posts in the RPG also shouldn't count towards a user's post count. I shall start a campaign!  :D
Technically, both is possible and easily done. ;)
Haha I wonder how well that'd go down!  ;D

Concerned is that if you bring back likes is that writers will get triple likes over non writers here. Example two people who join at the same time and both are equally friendly with equal interesting  posts yet because ones a writer gets way more vote because He or she posted a story.
I don't think that's a problem. Look at the RPG - I guess that participants there gather hundreds of likes more than writing contestants. ;)
Yeah, good point. I vote that we shut down the likes on the RPG, and that posts in the RPG also shouldn't count towards a user's post count. I shall start a campaign!  :D

You need to go further and get rid of titles and post counts  :)   ;) J/K
I guess we could just strip out everything except for the usernames?  :o
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #36 on: June 29, 2015, 07:01:22 PM »
Yes, let's have utterly no fun in the name of not injuring anyone's feelings or allowing people (like me  8)) to overestimate their popularity.  ;) ;D
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #37 on: June 29, 2015, 07:03:33 PM »
Yes, let's have utterly no fun in the name of not injuring anyone's feelings or allowing people (like me  8)) to overestimate their popularity.  ;) ;D

Well Raptori said nothing about Avatars yet....  ;D
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #38 on: June 29, 2015, 07:14:53 PM »
Yes, let's have utterly no fun in the name of not injuring anyone's feelings or allowing people (like me  8) ) to overestimate their popularity.  ;) ;D

Well Raptori said nothing about Avatars yet....  ;D
But...but...
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #39 on: June 29, 2015, 07:15:45 PM »
I guess we could just strip out everything except for the usernames?  :o

You guys have entirely too much fun with user names. I am looking for a system to replace custom usernames with generated random character sequences.
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #40 on: June 29, 2015, 08:05:19 PM »
Can we get a unix based interface for the forums?



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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #41 on: June 29, 2015, 08:22:47 PM »
Can we get a unix based interface for the forums?



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Sounds awesome, who needs a GUI?
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #42 on: June 29, 2015, 08:43:33 PM »
pffftt... you are trying to spoil them @xiagan! Look at all those colors! It should just be black background with green text. All posts will need to be created in vi, not vim or emacs or anything fancy. Just straight up vi.
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #43 on: June 29, 2015, 08:46:20 PM »
*blank look about above*

But it looks a bit like my ZX Spectrum (yep, no colours): I remember doing some simple programming in Basic in it in 1986 ;D - I so loved the whole logic and sequencial flows of it all
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Re: Likes in the writing contest
« Reply #44 on: June 29, 2015, 08:57:23 PM »
What a bunch of coddling.
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