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Something I am going to trial in the offseason

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Dan, Sep 13, 2015.

  1. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Hi All,

    during the offseason I wanted to setup a second rugby league forum on this site, this one will be a "self policing" forum. It may lead to fights it may lead to drama or it may be a magical thing.

    I am still working out the logistics of setting this up, however the basic idea is that all members with x amount of posts will gain access to the forum, you will all have permission to vote up and down posts, you will have the ability to hide other posts but not remove them completely, others can resurrect posts.

    The idea is that the community is in control of its content and I want to see how such a forum goes, whether it becomes a fight or whether a self-policing community is something that could work, much like on sites like stackoverflow.

    Anyway I would value your thoughts on this and ideas.

    cheers
    Dan
     
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    • SeaEagleRock8

      SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      It will lead to fights, it will lead to drama, it will be a magical thing.
      Oh yeah, you mentioned that already ;)
       
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      • SeaEagle9413

        SeaEagle9413 Forward Pass

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        Give it a shot! It will encourage people to use Silvertails a lot more because they need to get the 'X' amount of posts! Very smart thinking!
         
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        • niccipops

          niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          Chaos, anarchy, nudity, lunatics running the asylum.....I'm in:D
           
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          • Eagles2nv

            Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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            Yeah im in. Could be interesting.

            I like the idea of setting an entry with a minimum number of posts. Stops the casual trolls.
             
          • KOMORI

            KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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            Oh but the make-up sex!!
             
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            • manlyfan76

              manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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              For fun the more one posts inthe "true supporters forum" the more features you should unlock, such as posting anomolysly or even stopping replys for a desginated period to prove/ win the fight.
               
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              • Ripper

                Ripper Active Member

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                How many posts is the minimum?
                 
              • Ripper

                Ripper Active Member

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                How many posts is the minimum? 23 seconds haha
                 
              • Chip and Chase

                Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                Could be an interesting experiment. Egos, mount up !!!!
                 
              • mosto

                mosto Well-Known Member Premium Member

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                So basically the current Manly boardroom
                 
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                • niccipops

                  niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                  Oh no. Naked Zorba images.
                  Do not want!
                   
                • SeaEagle9413

                  SeaEagle9413 Forward Pass

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                  Zorba Naked???
                  MY EYES!!!!!!!!! IT BURNS!!! :tired:
                   
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                  • Loobs

                    Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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                    Is it closed off entirely to those that don't qualify? Are you creating a illuminati forum? Have the tin foilers won???
                     
                  • Dan

                    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                    Lol it will be viewable by everyone, but not postable until you reach the threshhold. I havent even decided on the post threshold amount, anyone got a suggestion for what the minimum post count should be?
                     
                  • HappilyManly

                    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                    666 - sounds like a Forum with a minimum blood alcohol content requirement :p
                     
                  • manlyfan76

                    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                    5954 posts as a minimum lol.
                     
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                    • globaleagle

                      globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                      1 billion.

                      Plus we need a poll on who should not be allowed to post in there regardless of post numbers.

                      Annnnd go.
                       
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                      • Dan

                        Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                        I am going to also add quality controls.
                        So basically to remove posts they need to be reported then they get deleted. If you have too many posts badly rated in that forum or moderated then eventually you will lose access to that forum

                        Its really just an idea to see if something like that could work, and could be a bit of fun
                         
                      • EagleFromMay1967

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                        Dan are you doing some kind of university thesis experiment thing ? And if so, haven't you read "The Lord of the Flies" ?:wondering:
                         

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