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Re: Easing the pain of being fresh out of votes

by Brovnik (Hermit)
on May 22, 2001 at 00:42 UTC ( #82085=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Easing the pain of being fresh out of votes

A couple of related points :

1. There seems to be a "cheat" whereby if a node has reaches the best nodes of the day, you can see what it's reputation is, even if you haven't voted for it yet. Not sure if this is intended or a feature.

2. When you have used all of your votes, the info re. reputation goes away, so you can't see the rep. of nodes you have voted for. Fair enough that it disables the voting ++/--, but would still like to be able to see the rep. of those nodes.

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(tye)Re: Easing the pain of being fresh out of votes
by tye (Sage) on May 22, 2001 at 10:24 UTC

    1) There are more cheats than that. They are features. The reputation isn't a matter of national security. It is just hidden from casual viewing until you vote the node in a limited attempt to reduce "bandwagon voting" (though I'm getting the impression that seeing the reputation before hand could lead to a lot more "voting against the rep" which would level out reps rather than widening the distribution).

    2) No, sorry, you got that wrong. When you run out of votes the voting "buttons" disappear but the reputations of any nodes that you've already voted on are still visible (and I actually stayed up late getting rid of all of my votes to verify that this hasn't changed since the last time I used up all of my votes some dark ages ago q-: ).

            - tye (but my friends don't call me this time of night cuz I gets surly)

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