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Old 07-22-2008, 06:24 AM View Post #1 (Link) Awards
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Not much of one, but something I thought would be fun. The same games have trophies for achieving certain goals, how about something like that here?

There could be one for being a Spammer at more than 7.5 posts per day
A critic award for someone who gives 3 times more critiques than wokrs
Activity award for being on a certain number of days in a row
A Clutch Contestant award for being in the top 3 in a variet of contests
A Purple Heart for anyone who has/will donate money

etc. etc. I think it'd be a cool little fun thing to have. The awards could come with their own titles that could go under the avatar on each post or could be displayed in the profile somewhere. I'm not sure if its possibly, or how/if you could go about doing it, but just an idea that popped into my head. I could come up with some pretty wacky ones if need be.

EDIT: Bleh, I forgot to put the title as the suggestion. Thats my second suggestion, let me edit the title =p

EDIT 2: Bleh... I knew I had edited titles before. I had to go into advanced, regard me as tired and idiotic for the time being... =p
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Old 07-22-2008, 06:51 AM View Post #2 (Link)
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I like this idea a lot

hold on, I'm going to mention it to Andy, he's looking for interesting stuff like this to help the site

Good suggestion Alex
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Old 07-22-2008, 06:55 AM View Post #3 (Link)
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=p eats cookie with glee


I am getting a cookie, right?
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:06 AM View Post #4 (Link)
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oh yes

/a throws cookie at Alex

wait... that doesn't work here does it?
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:20 AM View Post #5 (Link)
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its ok, I'll just imagine myself with a cookie *cries*
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Old 07-22-2008, 04:34 PM View Post #6 (Link)
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I like the idea.
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Old 07-22-2008, 05:34 PM View Post #7 (Link)
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I also like the idea
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:34 PM View Post #8 (Link)
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OMG! I could totally win the Spammer award! I answer on tons of threads every day!!!!
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Old 07-22-2008, 09:28 PM View Post #9 (Link)
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Oh, wow, I can't believe I didn't think of this along with this idea. How about ever month we have another type of award system. I've done this on all my old sites before, I have no idea why it just came to me now.

Every month we could have polls for most _____, most another _____, etc. etc. etc. The winners of each poll could get a few extra points, or something of the sort.

We just put up the topic saying "Who has been the most helpful member in the month of _________?" and then let people send their votes VIA reply in the post, with the topic creator keeping a tally. Of course random spam couldn't be aloud because it would be hard to find the votes, but this is just an idea. So, alongside to having awards based on site statistics, we could have awards based on community opinion as well.
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Old 07-22-2008, 10:24 PM View Post #10 (Link)
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Well, I'm happy to say that Alex's awards is not just a good idea, but also one that could easily be done. It turns out that our Statistics page can be reconfigured to count data for just the past XX days or so. So we could have "most referrals in the last month," "top thread starters in the past month," etc.

As for the user-voted ones, we could have a new section just for poll and announcement threads.

Again, this should be easy to pull off.
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