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RE: RE: Seeing who gives you a positive on a post

by cciulla (Friar)
on Jun 14, 2000 at 03:49 UTC ( #18010=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to RE: Seeing who gives you a positive on a post
in thread Seeing who gives you a positive on a post

Actually, I've been mulling over something like this...

Keeping with the monasterial theme, shouldn't all votes be public? This would (possibly) foster more discussion...

Just my $0.02.

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RE: RE: RE: Seeing who gives you a positive on a post
by chromatic (Archbishop) on Jun 14, 2000 at 04:02 UTC
    I'd rather the discussion focus on Perl instead of who voted for what. Seems to me that the more meta-discussion something generates (this site or this one or especially this one can be examples), the less interesting it is. Having lots of XP is nice, but it's more interesting to find good and unique solutions to uncommon problems. I think that's why vroom started the site.

    Of course, that's just my opinion. :) You'll have to ask the head guy himself.

RE: RE: RE: Seeing who gives you a positive on a post
by Ozymandias (Hermit) on Jun 14, 2000 at 07:32 UTC
    In keeping with the Monasterial theme of the place, there should be fewer distractions from our worship of the goddess Code and her chief priestess, Perl.

    If votes become public - aside from the two extremes, Best Nodes and Worst Nodes, then voting becomes a personality contest. Who would want to see this in the chatterbox: "<jcwren> /msh neshura But I thought you liked me, neshura, why did you vote -- on my post?"

    (Last time, jcwren, promise. <G>)

    - Ozymandias

      Wait, I'm confused. I thought our goddess was neshura and her chief priestess was kudra...

      Besides, you misquoted me. I was trying to get a date with her sister.

      --Chris (master of the mis-typed /msg)

      Update: After realizing the error of my ways, I have realized they are both goddesses (and according to kudra I'm a miserable excuse for a chief priest (her wording))
        I'd respond to that, but I promised it was the last time...

        Oh, hell with it. <SEG>

        Actually, the goddess is Caffeine, and her high priestess is Mountain Dew - but if my wife is out of the room, I'll go along with your choices. Although, shouldn't it be neshura and little_neshura?

        - Ozymandias

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