A Suggestion

Discussion in 'Site feedback, suggestions, and discussions' started by spoonforknife, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. spoonforknife

    spoonforknife Retired Moderator

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    Post count.
    Post count, post count, post count.

    Where shall I begin?

    As you may know, there has been a ridiculous amount of controversy swirling around oft-posting member Teslanaut. He has requested a removal of all of his posts.

    How about this?

    The removal of posts from the profile, similar to the way reputation is hidden.

    In this way, there would be less discrimination of so-called "noobs," and less issues for members such as Teslanaut.

    If you don't know what I'm talking about, see the iPod Linux forums.
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  2. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    Why did you have to post this? I'm resolving it with Alex already.
  3. spoonforknife

    spoonforknife Retired Moderator

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    Well Dan and I have always kind of done the whole preaching that post count doesn't matter, and you know...
  4. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    Could've talked to Dan about it, Since hes a Mod.

    I made the mistake of not talking to a Mod first.
  5. micaheljcaboose

    micaheljcaboose Well-Known Member

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    I like this idea. Would really prove that post count doesn't matter. I would probably hide mine.
  6. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if people would be nicer to me if I had a hidden count.
  7. Steaps

    Steaps New Member

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    I like the idea. But i wouldn't want it.
    Sure it get's rid (almost) of the word "noob" but also people will start arguing with people who actually know what they are doing, when the person arguing doesn't. Kind-of hard to explain, lol sorry.
    Quote from i think it was Street Kings
    Yeah that's not 100% of what the quote was, i'm trying to remember it from memory.
  8. spoonforknife

    spoonforknife Retired Moderator

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    But that's where the reputation system comes in...
  9. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    Reputation system is just as bad as the Post count.
  10. Danls92

    Danls92 Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    I wouldn't say that the system itself is bad, but the way people tend to use it is.

    I'd be perfectly ok with the post count being hidden or removed, but I'm not sure how much it will do because even if there is no number assigned, people will still recognize certain people that post a lot as having more posts.
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