Whom are you referring to?Now THAT is silly and confusing. I hope you forgot to add the sarcasm tag for that response.
Nowadays, it simply shows who has been here longer than others, thus having had the opportunity to help over a long period of time and gathering reputation points.
You forgot to mention that you basically talked to every active user here.Not quite
I've been active here for only 1.5 years and I'm already in the top 20 in terms of Rep. (Number 18)
So you again want to take a free feature away from people, like chat colours back then?No, I mean custom user titles, which are currently accessible to all, would be accessible only in exchange for some rep.
So you again want to take a free feature away from people, like chat colours back then?
I don't think this would lead towards a more satisfied community...
The idea of using rep to "unlock" something is interesting, but we shouldn't take something existing away for the sake of finding use for it.
My point of taking a kid's candy remains.Chat colors were never free, they were given to donors and staff members, unless there was Christmas.
Also, satisfaction is not dependent on something as trivial as this, more like having a strong community, nice resources and a good staff. Besides, by the time you find the custom title option in the User CP, you probably will have enough rep to unlock it.
My point of taking a kid's candy remains.
I'd hope you'd say that (and your choice of words is interesting aswell, you are a zombie indeed).The comparison is shit; I mean you still contribute too much importance to custom titles. While a piece of candy might mean the whole world to a child, no grown man will get pissed off over getting a few words scratched over a picture on some random website.
You mean like, in your case, the resulting number of ~5.82 should be used to determine a user's rank? So you think about a similar system to grades/test results, like:I think it's better to do like this;
Posts/Rep = RANK making it count the average instead of the total of posts...
I'd hope you'd say that (and your choice of words is interesting aswell, you are a zombie indeed).
I originally wanted to write this, but decided against it:
Why would someone actually use up his/her rep (if that's what's used for trading) for a custom user title that bears no significance at all and is overseen 70% of the time?
I already said multiple times that the actual idea of trading rep points is interesting, but doing so for a custom user title, as you suggested, is just silly.
Also, it doesn't matter whether you take away small or larger things from people, the act is still the same, which is what I was talking about all the time.
Talking to you is really tiresome, sir. Thus, I won't talk to you any longer.Zombie said:Too much text, so this should be sufficient.
Depends on the perspective and authority of that person. *cough* D=(...) If you take away something that 1 in 100 people consider important, like a feather, a handful of grass or custom user titles on a website which offers a million other features, you probably won't cause any social damage.
Since people don't all like certain icons. Would it possible for a selection screen like that in Wc3 where once you have achieved a new Icon/Rank it is unlocked and you can change it to lower ranking icons to what you have achieved at any point? Or would that be ruining the actual exercise of having these Ranks icons?