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From Thread: New Concept... ATS Clans
Posted by William, on November 9, 2003 at 09:05 GMT
There will be no clans!
Originally posted by Vector J
You've created a sytem that rewards peoples jerk reactions to OP's and rewards humourous posts that people star up the wazoo.
It's nice to reward people with badges, as long as they mean something. It's pointless when that meaning can be usurped so easily by shock posters...
Originally posted by Ahabstar
No, I think I shall enjoy my novice status and continue on with what I feel I do best: speak my mind when a subject moves me to do so. Star and/or flag what meets my criteria of mostly being either a quality post/thread/thought provoking expression of an idea...and sometimes the post that causes me to actually laugh or smile by the humor contained.
Originally posted by Xtraeme
So you'd agree with this as a solution to the problem (using Solid, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum as the new convention)?
Originally posted by AccessDenied
I cannot believe people are complaining yet again.
How much weight do you put on a members posts judging by their stars or flags?
Does it matter any less that a new member has less than an older member or vice versa?
Stop worrying about what is on the damn avatar, and concentrate on the reason why we are all here..CONTENT.
Damn it all, I come here because the breaking news hits ATS days before I read it anywhere else.
I come here because I have friends, I feel at home, I feel a part of something great.
I truly couldn't care less what the frig is on my avatar.It won't buy me darn thing...and as for respect..I'll earn it no points required.
Originally posted by Hx3_1963
Maybe a star to post ratio might work in this "equation"...
Sure starting threads is important, but, quality of posts *with-in* threads is what keeps them going...
Originally posted by dgtempe
reply to post by Majic
My dear friend, you certainly are a LOT more than SOLID.
Originally posted by questioningall
Well, when I got a few pages in to the thread, I was laughing and shaking my head. My first thought was "dang, no matter what is done - you can't please everyone".
Originally posted by Majic
For What It May Be Worth...
...I recommend not getting too wrapped up with the way things are right now.
...That said, I do recommend patience as things shake out. Speak your mind, of course, but please try not to get too bent out of shape. It's not for me to predict how things will shake out, but as a veteran of many, many initiatives like this, I can say with some confidence that things tend to work out well in the end.
So for anyone who may be feeling a bit put off right now, I can't promise anything. I can only say that I know for a fact that the "Powers That Be" on ATS are truly sensitive to what you think, and that it tends to be reflected in how things work around here.
Is what I'm saying.
Originally posted by Vector J
You're going to give the impression that flags and stars equates to a weighty opinion and a worthy poster.
Originally posted by soficrow
Me - I'm thinkin' I should be platinum, at least, and all things considered, or maybe cosmic (considering my normal mental state).