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Bring back the smite?

yes
27 (61.4%)
no
8 (18.2%)
just remove the karma system completely
9 (20.5%)

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Offline Mr Minor

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2010, 08:17:08 AM »
bring it back so that it could just be removed a few months from now or a year from now?
it's the internet.  you know there will be drama eventually.

I say remove the whole karma system altogether.  if you like somethinging, say "thank you."  if you don't, tell the person they are an idiot.

I am always amused how everyone posts when they give someone karma but never posts when they smite someone.

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #16 on: January 27, 2010, 08:27:10 AM »
I very rarely let people know when I give them +k, and get bumped all the time without knowing who or why.

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #17 on: January 27, 2010, 08:43:10 AM »

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2010, 08:44:41 AM »
I vote we just let Rich back.
Here here.  I really could give a rats ass about Karma or smiting for that matter so it's a non-issue in my mind.

And Dan, that avatar kicks serious ass.
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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2010, 08:47:46 AM »
I voted yes. 
Can we talk about the Dead?  I'd love to talk about the fucking Grateful Dead, for once, can we please discuss the Grateful FUCKING Dead!?!?!?!

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2010, 08:53:41 AM »
surprisingly my smite ratio was almost zero.  I'm ok w/ it either way.  I was going to suggest this for 1 or 2 'paugers:

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #21 on: January 27, 2010, 09:00:59 AM »
I say we bring back the smite but also increase the moderators' salaries...

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #22 on: January 27, 2010, 10:52:44 AM »
You're entitled to your opinion but I'm going to laugh at it.

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #23 on: January 27, 2010, 11:13:44 AM »
I say we bring back the smite but also increase the moderators' ban quota...

you have a quota you have to hit? What happens if you don't ban enough people? Do you lose some mod powers?

I've always wondered what it would be like to have "mod power." It scares me a little. What would I do with it? I may have a tendency to run amok and mod threads about kittens just because I'm a dog person!!
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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #24 on: January 27, 2010, 11:14:36 AM »
Oh, and I voted "yes." I wasn't here when smite existed, but it sounds fun!
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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #25 on: January 27, 2010, 11:21:56 AM »
Oh, and I voted "yes." I wasn't here when smite existed, but it sounds fun!

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #26 on: January 27, 2010, 11:27:58 AM »
Not a fan of the smite, it makes people paranoid and whiny.
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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #27 on: January 27, 2010, 11:40:09 AM »
What if we brought smite back but somehow made it so you are forced to list a reason or cite a specific post before the smite goes through? This might cause more drama, perhaps, but it would also probably make people think twice about smiting someone... no more trigger-happy smiters?
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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #28 on: January 27, 2010, 11:53:43 AM »
I say we bring back the smite but also increase the moderators' salaries...

you have a quota you have to hit? What happens if you don't ban enough people? Do you lose some mod powers?

Quotas? who said anything about quotas?

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Re: Bring back the smite?
« Reply #29 on: January 27, 2010, 12:00:02 PM »
I say we bring back the smite but also increase the moderators' salaries...

you have a quota you have to hit? What happens if you don't ban enough people? Do you lose some mod powers?

Quotas? who said anything about quotas?

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