User Incentives, etc..


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  1. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member This Topic's Starter

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    I've been thinking about two things used here at this great forum cluster; the "post count" and the "thanks."

    I was wondering, in view of the discussion about the other end of the spectrum; "thumbs down" buttons for users to consider, if the post count could be either replaced or augmented by a sort of reward system based on post count and thanks put together.

    I envision a sort of meter there by the user's info; perhaps little androids that would be added one at a time for a certain number of posts, say 100, added to some for each thanks or group of thanks, say 25 (those figures just off the top of my head.. subject to wild changes .. :D).

    Users could expect to see their little androids vanish in increments upon receiving infractions, or entirely upon being banned ("vacationed").

    Just thought I'd run my thoughts by y'all.
     

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  2. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery VIP Member

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    You DO know how many little greed dude you'll have if this is implemented right Frisco? They'll take up the whole screen ;) lol
     
  3. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member This Topic's Starter

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    Well.. I little green droid dude per 100 posts? .. and per 25 thanks? maybe? ;)
     
  4. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery VIP Member

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    Would 27 androids even fit on your profile section.. they'd be squished!
     
  5. Caddyman

    Caddyman Well-Known Member

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    spam reported, and I think this is a great idea Frisco.
     
  6. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member This Topic's Starter

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    Maybe one android per 200 posts and 50 thanks?

    Work with me on this. :p

    Thanks, Caddyman. :)
     
  7. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery VIP Member

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    lol...that's more resonable. Well 200 posts and 20 thanks. Since thanks are harder to come by then posts ;) I saw a user that's been on AF since the beginning (forgot the name) with over 10,000 posts...that's A LOT of little androids. XD
     
  8. Caddyman

    Caddyman Well-Known Member

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    you can get an idea here of post counts, just click the post column and it will sort by posts

    Android Forums - Members List

    that said, you can setup "promotions" on vbulletin, that will show certain things when a user reaches XX posts

    for instance on my Delaware site we have this

    now that has to be revised for here and on my site as many users have more then 3000 posts, but you get the idea. (we regard the traffic cone as the state flower of DE)

    attached a quick mock up of what it could look like...
     

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  9. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member This Topic's Starter

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    That's the idea, Caddyman. Yep.

    Maybe a Golden Android for every 1000 posts.

    Hey, we're cooking now, folks. Where's Shivers?

    Hey, Shivers! *honk* *honk* c'mere, I've got an idea for the forums. :D
     
  10. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery VIP Member

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    I wonder if it's too much to have the androids running around! That'd be cool :D I like the increment idea! So it's a tad more work to get the next android ;) I think the admins are trying to make AF run and not having its *faint* attack like its been having for the past week.
     
  11. shivers316

    shivers316 Godmember VIP Member

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    Looks like a not so bad idea. However, in the spectrum of "things to do" it's gonna be a pretty low priority. I'll definitely get it on the list of possibilities though.
     
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  12. Caddyman

    Caddyman Well-Known Member

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    i hear that, there are a million and one "cool things" we can do here. but there are still major parts missing that im sure you guys are focused on now like the app section, phone section, etc.
     
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    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

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    yea, hopefully in time
     
  14. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants Moderator

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    not too shabby of an idea-er.
     
  15. eyebeam

    eyebeam Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, what's up with this? I want my traffic cones already, dammit!!! :)

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member This Topic's Starter

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    I envision them down lower in that box.. around where the post count now exists.
     
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    Roze Hiding behind a mystery VIP Member

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    Same, looks better when people have a lot! Now...if we can get animated Androids...that'd be soooo COOL!!!!!!!! haha XD
     
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    Like this?
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    I like it!
     
  19. Roze

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    rofl! cute droids! Almost...just a tad further down ;) below the thankedwould look the best :D
     
  20. OfTheDamned

    OfTheDamned The Friendly Undead VIP Member

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    I would actually be afraid to see how many jumping droids some people would end up with.
     
  21. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery VIP Member

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    Like Frisco...you'll have WAY to many TOO! ...way more than Frisco!!! :p
     
  22. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants Moderator

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    Yeah you post junkie! I got a few thanks and a boatload of posts, but people always forget about that thanks button unless your a guide/mod =P
     
  23. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member This Topic's Starter

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    Well, heck.. then we need to lobby for tiny little Itty Bitty Frozen Droids.

    Not jumping droids. Or shivering droids.. well, maybe shivering droids. :D
     
  24. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants Moderator

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    Frisco's off probation!
     
  25. eyebeam

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    JitterDroid SM.gif JitterDroid SM2.gif JitterDroid SM3.gif :p
     

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