[Suggestion] Reputation

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Aijelsop, Mar 14, 2011.

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  1. Aijelsop
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    Idk, maybe a reputation bar where you press the Plus to add reputation, and Minus to remove. This could help on user reliability. I would find it nice, like in guides.
    "Maybe this person is trying to brick my Wii... An evil guide that looks mysteriously non-evil looking. Oh wait, he has 500rep, this guide is definitely reliable [​IMG]"
     
  2. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    I say hell no.
     
  3. Aijelsop
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    I say why?
     
  4. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

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    Reputation on the Temp comes with being a regular, you earn your reputation and most members of this site know who's trust worthy and who's not.
    So I say no to some bar being added since honestly it won't do anything, but create a popularity contest.
     
  5. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    +1
     
  6. Aijelsop
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    Or at least post reputation? Lol in the corner, it has reputation? Like above, it would help.
     
  7. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    I say ranks is enough.
     
  8. nintendoom

    nintendoom Nintendoom

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    I think that's what the WARN bar is for..

    More Warn % means... unreliable
    (don't quote me on that, that's just a guess)
    [​IMG]
     
  9. Aijelsop
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    We can't see other user's warn bars.
     
  10. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    I concur with Catboy.
    I think Reputation is just tacky.

    Do you see people in your neighbourhood going around wearing signs saying "I AM A REPUTABLE PERSON! 4 OUT OF 5 PEOPLE SAID YES WHEN ASKED IF I WAS A REPUTABLE PERSON"
     
  11. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    Exactly, you gain reputation and renown through your actions in the community and on the forums. Besides, the rank is good enough.
     
  12. haflore

    haflore aeternaliter fluxa

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    A good idea on paper, but it'll just become a popularity contest as the Catboy said. [​IMG]

    EDIT: Also, the mods would just remove bad guides....
     
  13. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

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    Why? It won't help anyone
     
  14. Skyline969

    Skyline969 MENUdo Afficionado

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    Is a user's post count high? Have their previous threads been insightful and helpful? Do they explain things thoroughly? Are they known across GBAtemp and other forums? If so, they won't try to be malicious. Reputation is unnecessary for these reasons.
     
  15. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

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    This gets suggested about once every four months, and is shot down every time.
    We want GBAtemp to be a community, not a popularity contest and e-peen gallery.
     
  16. SmokeFox

    SmokeFox Jesus Christ is the Lord

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    I say no, GBAtemp is not that way, we are not in facebook or orkut or those crap we are in the MOTHA&¨%! GBAtemp, the greatest place to be. There is no space for that
    !!!
     
  17. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    +1.

    The possibility of giving "reputation" points is quite pointless (a pun?). I don't see any more need to have something after the post count to tell people if the person has been here before a lot or is reputable. Also this might lead to flaming between others (this person doesn't have enough +1's, don't trust him! Trust me, I have +4!).


    -Qtis
     
  18. Evo.lve

    Evo.lve All that you could be.

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    No... just... no...

    GBAtemp is not Facebook, it is not GameFAQs, it is not IGN, it is not, as VA said, an e-peen gallery, it is not a place for assholes to congregate and brag about their so called "reputation", we have politics for that.
     
  19. zeromac

    zeromac Finally reached 1000 posts EXACTLY

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    And even that goes up in flames
     
  20. Vigilante

    Vigilante TempLurker

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    Na,this just gives everyone a reason to brag off to others [​IMG] .
     
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