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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:40 am

You are a very bad person :)

Actually, I have noticed old threads suddenly having banal comments being made on them, so you may be be on to something :/zenox982011-10-31 08:59:37
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:24 am

The new "Postalot" badges are a bad idea; people will be inclined to make numerous, mindless posts just to get them. Go check out the 'your creations' forum..
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:47 am

Yeah, a certain delgado seems to like collecting those badges.Mipey2011-10-31 11:47:54
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:00 pm

@Tokinsom
I thought you meant it as a joke
than I checked the forum (I'm missing wtf smiley)
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:09 pm

Yeah, the postalot badges are kinda bad for the forums... But then again I could be posting this so I can achieve mine...

Seriously tho, we have the open topic section so if people are really desperate to get the badges, let them spam there! :P

I'd love to see some badge for older users, or for people that reported bugs on the bugtracker in Classic :P
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:13 pm

[QUOTE=Mipey] Yeah, a certain delgado seems to like collecting those badges.[/QUOTE]

I was trying to be polite in not naming names, but having just seen what Tokinsom referred to...... Hell's Teeth! Utterly pointless :(
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:32 pm

We're running those badges as a test and are willing to retract them if necessary. On another site I ran, we did similar badges and it actually increased posting volume without much loss in quality, so we want to see if the same works here.

If it doesn't, then we will probably retract them. But I'm going to run it for a week or so and see what happens.

I do understand all your concerns don't worry! It's something we have thought about.

Also in regards to the person posting a lot in creations, I've just checked it and I don't see a problem with it. People love getting feedback on their games no matter how brief, and the comments left do seem to be constructive and helpful (if a little short).Tom2011-10-31 12:33:42
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:45 pm

Ok yeah it's worse than I thought, I'll revoke the badges soon. This was a mistake, sorry guys!

I've deleted all the offending posts, but there's no easy way to unbump them I'm afraid :(Tom2011-10-31 12:52:48
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:08 pm

We do expect some level of quality in posts, after all, and we'll get nowhere if people just post to inflate numbers :)

Perhaps if posts were rated, you could have badges for highly rated posts, that would encourage posting quality.
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Post » Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:19 pm

I think rating individual posts doesn't provide any benefits. Someone may rate it down just for the simple fact it was rated up.

Never trust the internet to follow rules, be honest and play fair. At least not all at once ;)buddy402011-10-31 22:20:19
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