Completed Stop the farm posters (Forums)

Discussion in 'Archive' started by Tinkyyy, Oct 23, 2018.

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Do you like this suggestion?

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  1. Tinkyyy

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    What is your in-game username?
    Tinkyyy

    Which area(s) of Arcadian does this relate to?
    Forums

    Please describe your suggestion in full, giving as much detail as possible
    Just make it so messages posted on forums games don’t go towards a persons overall message count.

    How will your suggestion benefit Arcadian?
    Less farm posting to increase message counts

    Are there any side effects or negatives to your suggestion?
    Will probably trigger some people who like to farm post
     
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  2. RektByLag

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    They can try but they won't overtake me :> +1
     
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  3. Chimps

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    Yeah, I agree. When I post on forums games I just want to liven up the forums to a certain extent. But I feel like I would just get accused of farm posting if I do it to much, so taking out the message element to it in my opinion would benefit.
     
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  4. TheAgeOfDragons

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    I'm half and half on this (and no it's not just because I've gotten a high message count from forums games). I'm for this because it does give a very high amount of messages very fast which can be seen as unfair. But you can also make the arguement that having the forums games give you messages can be a good thing to get people consistantly on the forums because forums games are the most popular threads atm and them giving you messages encourages people to keep posting there and everytime someone posts there everyone watching that thread gets an alert for it. Those alerts are some of the main things that people go to and people are more likely to check the forums if they have that alert. Like forums games can increase activity in those ways. Ultimately it's up to admins but this is something that can be debated and I know that in the past admins have supported the current system.
     
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  5. GoatPig940

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    games are supposed to be fun

    if people are only going there for the sole purpose of knowing they are getting a higher posts count-
    then its clearly not a ' fun ' game.


    if people think the game is fun and enjoy the game-
    then they would have no issue coming back to play the game, even if it didn't give you messages.

    very very very high message count might I add






    also +1
     
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  6. FrenchSheep

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  7. SimonLoL

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  8. PhatClouds

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    If you try to punish someone for supposedly "farm posting" there's just so many excuses they can use that it isn't worth trying to debate. You can't really differentiate between a farm post and an actual post. I don't think it would be able to be enforced at all.
     
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  9. TheAgeOfDragons

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    The thread is about disabling messages on forums games counting to your overall message count, not from punishing people for farm posting.
     
  10. AaronCocYT

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    Watch someone farm post on this thread.

    +1
     
  11. WeChanDoIt

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  12. RYRYND

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    This is a brilliant suggestion and I recall making the same proposition a few months back. I don't remember what the outcome was, but it obviously was not in my favor. It is truly annoying when someone spends their time and actually puts effort into their messages and just gets overtaken by someone who farms the forums games thread for their messages. This is how certain people have gotten well over 1,000 messages, simply from that thread alone. This is a very easy +1 for me.
     
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  13. greekmythguy

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    this has been brought up a few times before but it has never been addressed...I doubt that it will be

    if you are upset that people have more messages than you I would recommend playing the games yourself,
    sure it is sort of like farm posting, however the "point" of having a message count is to show activity. If somebody
    has thousands and thousands of messages and they are all from forum games, they are still just as active as
    a person who has made thousands and thousands of suggestion posts. The difference is the type of post and yah,
    it can irritate everyone, but in the end it isn't really causing harm.
     
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  14. Jumpahh

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    This change has been implemented. Suggestion marked as complete.
     
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