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Uh, I just noticed something on the community tab that just feels wrong to me...

It seems that a comment I made has 14 Positive L ratings, and a single Negative one. Yet, it's still both the 'Best expressed' post, which makes sense, but also the 'Worst Written One'... I mean, how is it the Worst Written, when it's still got a green in the L department?

There's currently also a post made by CtG that has 2 Supports and 1 Unsupport, yet it's still listed as the 'Least supported' comment... It even seems like all the 'Worst' comments have only one or two bad ratings...

Here's a link: ∞ LINK ∞

Uh, there should probably be some sort of threshold, so posts need at least 4 ratings to be listed, and I'd also like it if a post with, say, 20 good L and 6 Bad L wouldn't be worse than one that has no good L but only 5 Negative L. Or things like a comment with only one bad rating appearing on this 'List of shame'. It just feels silly. o.o
Pseudolonewolf
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Technically, if all the recent posts have 0 of a certain negative reaction, then a post with just one vote for that letter will indeed be the 'worst' in that category, and to say so is not inaccurate.

All the code does is count up the totals for each positive and negative letter, then it displays the posts that had the highest totals for each one. While it may seem odd at the moment, I don't really want to have to overcomplicate it.

When there are more people here, making more posts, maybe it won't be much of an issue.
Tyki7125
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Tyki7125 17 United States MelancholicPhlegmatic INTJ 531 51C
This is more of a detail, but Elements? They have a individuality factor within them, and I know that I would not be the only one happy to see them back.
ThirdParty
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ThirdParty 31 United States PhlegmaticCholeric INTJ 514 177C
Post formatting (e.g. italics) doesn't seem to work yet.
Voelus
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Take a look at this thread: ∞ Fig Hunter ∞
That should tell you what you need to know.
ThirdParty
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ThirdParty 31 United States PhlegmaticCholeric INTJ 514 177C
Aha, thanks, that's helpful. In that case...

To do: Add a formatting reference sheet somewhere reasonably easy to find, such as the "About" page or the "Rules" page.
firecrow91
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The user identification bars at the top of posts are broken for guests (ie people not logged in). They don't have the user name and information (this may be intentional) and each FLIGS button is accompanied by the message:

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ThatGuySteve
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Apologies if this is trivial, but I thought it would be useful to display the forum category in a topic as well as the title. If you go to a forum topic via the community hub then there is no way of knowing which category the topic is posted in. I'm sure that in most cases, the differentiation between categories will not have impact on what is discussed but in a few situations it might. For example, I just posted in Game Design but used your Mardek games heavily as an example to illustrate my point (being something everyone would be familier with) but I would not want people to consider what I'm saying only in relation to Mardek. Adding the category to the right side of the title bar, or something similar, would solve this.
Mania
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I just logged out, and it seems people who are not logged in can write reports. I haven't gone through with writing one, but the box and Post button are there.
Tyki7125
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Tyki7125 17 United States MelancholicPhlegmatic INTJ 531 51C
Wait, are the commands for forum posts and chat commands such as S A N = on the rules page yet? Those help me...
Sinapi
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Sinapi 21 United States MelancholicCholeric INFJ 73C
I think you've said before that the orb ratings system isn't quite balanced yet, but I noticed today that the ratings on a user's comments on a user page have an impact on the user's orb colour. I'm sure this is intentional, but I'd like to suggest that ratings on comments on userpages not be taken into account of overall orb colour, or at least not with the same weight. To me, it feels like being rated on how other people feel about a conversation between two or more users, something that they weren't a part of. It's fair for people to give their input and such, just... It could be a case where other users who were not a part of the discussion aren't understanding the context, or end up "taking sides" without really understanding what the conversation is about, and whoever is the least popular person in the discussion will be rated down for it.

To be fair, conversations that are intended to be private should be in private messages, but it just seems unfair that a user's orb colour can be skewed that way. I also feel that it's intrusive to some extent, but feelings of intrusion can't really be helped because again, anything meant to be absolutely private should be in PMs. An example of the source of feeling that this is a sort of intrustion: my frustration on the old site with david s going through a chain of comments that was a discussion with another user and rating every single one of them - this bothered me because he didn't even know who I was, so I felt like he was just lurking within/intruding into my conversations.

I think that my point is that I don't feel that it should be possible to effectively dominate the determination of a user's orb colour through the behaviour of a user rating everything that can be rated - rather, I think that this has the potential to become a problem, knowing that the behaviour has been displayed before and will likely be displayed again. I may be seeing this the wrong way, I just felt that it was a concern worth expressing.
Eyedea
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I completely agree, I am know a yellow because people down rated everything in a conversation between me and Psuedo.
Sinapi
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Sinapi 21 United States MelancholicCholeric INFJ 73C
Okay, seriously. It was explicitly stated that nobody but Pseudo is to rate anything in this thread. That includes posts that aren't actually suggesting something. This needs to stop, I feel that some users are looking for *any* excuse to rate Eyedea down, and this has only started happening since he stated his username on the old site. I know that this is not the place to have this conversation, but... Come on, guys.
Eyedea
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Please don't, you will end up with a yellow too.. I understand your trying to help but obviously other people don't like that..
RavenTheFree
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RavenTheFree 17 United States SanguineMelancholic ENFP 4w5 14C
I hadn't even realized it was on this page. Apologies.
Rigby
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Rigby 18 United States MelancholicPhlegmatic INTJ 5w6 59C
The new site is really well-designed! I had my doubts after the first couple of details you gave in a blog post months ago, but turns out they were totally unfounded. The site is visually interesting and distinct, the new bios and forums are wonderful, moderators are added, and it's great that you have a system in place to earn more money with. I do have a few minor suggestions, though:

The first is that it would be handy to get some sort of notification when a user friends you.
CtG
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Please read the first post, people. Pseudo clearly told everyone not to rate anything on this thread as he'll be using the ratings here to mark which suggestions he implemented or otherwise. He also asked everyone to split multiple suggestions so that there's one post for each suggestion. This is to make it easier for him to mark which of the suggestions he's taken action upon, in case he hasn't done the same thing to all the suggestions on the posts.
On another note, this event is exactly what I wanted to prevent with this suggestion: ∞ Fig Hunter ∞

Anyway, I think the list of infractions should be made available through the Rules page. I really don't see why people shouldn't know the infractions. Even if people don't see how many ban points each one can incur, they should at least know what things they can be sanctioned for. Also, through this people can help fill in the cracks by suggesting infractions for rule-breaking for which there is no corresponding infraction yet. I know you try your best to ensure that all the rules are accounted for, but you're still just one person and more people helping can make you yield better work.