Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Just another Perl shrine

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
I guess I need to provide a rationale for this post. I had planned to originally, but discovered I really had many different things in mind all at once. Here are some thoughts, in no particular order:

I was kind of intrigued yet not entangled by the XP system and I read why did i get downvoted? which seemed to make a lot of sense, particularly as I was seeing little or no correspondence between my self-judgement of my posts and their reputation. I also ran across some (positive) comments about XP Whores which I thought of as an amusing concept. Then I discovered "XP Whore" feelings lurking in my own psyche. I hoped this simulation would fatally puncture them (but it has not come to pass).

I also was thinking about the different kinds of contribution to this kind of community, whether poster, maintainer, reader and wanted to highlight the reward for the contribution of just being there day by day and sharing opinions, if only via those little ++ and --'s.

I also found the description of the XP system to be just a little vague and wanted to formalize my interpretation of it and see if I got corrections. (E.g. what is 1/6th of 16, or of 5, anyway?)

And I wanted to provoke some smiles. BTW, it seems to take between 450 and 500 days to go from initiate to saint.

And last of all, I was hoping for some votes so I could advance a level really soon now. :)

In reply to Re: Sainthood via Seniority Simulation by ysth
in thread Sainthood via Seniority Simulation by ysth

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others chilling in the Monastery: (7)
    As of 2015-11-28 19:22 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?

      What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

      Results (744 votes), past polls