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Adopt Kongregate's two post cooldown rule

DoomlordKravokaDoomlordKravoka Posts: 3,415Member, Wiener ✭✭✭✭✭
The forum games section of Kongregate (which is actually pretty good) has a rule where you can't post again in a continuous forum game until two other people post after you, this is to curb post farming. I think we can learn from their example and improve our playground with this.

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  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    No , that would kill most games.


  • DoomlordKravokaDoomlordKravoka Posts: 3,415Member, Wiener ✭✭✭✭✭
    Cookie said:

    No , that would kill most games.

    It only applies to continuous games like Count to 100000000 Before a Poopface Posts or Murderize The Poster Above You.
  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    I dont care if it affected just the counting games , but the other forum games live off of every post other then the creator of the games posts.


  • DoomlordKravokaDoomlordKravoka Posts: 3,415Member, Wiener ✭✭✭✭✭
    Cookie said:

    I dont care if it affected just the counting games , but the other forum games live off of every post other then the creator of the games posts.

    Very closely read both of my posts again.
  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    I meant that in order for the thread to survive it needs new posts.


  • TheKniferTheKnifer Posts: 2,359Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 2016
    Yes DLK, don't you know cookie wants to rid literally anything that could get in the way of postfarming so he can post in the playground to near spam levels.
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  • GouchnoxGouchnox Posts: 6,349Member, Friendly, Cool, Conversationalist ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    That would kill my threads. Do you even think people care about those?
    Cookie said:

    No , that would kill most games.

    I'm torn between one of these two responses:
    > "games"
    > Oh, so that would be good then.
    image Packs: (CC ~ MC ~ BoI ~ DNF) image
  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    This would kill the forum , he is basically asking to you want this forum to be dead , except for like a single weekly quality discussion and spam filled activity?


  • TheKniferTheKnifer Posts: 2,359Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    Cookie said:

    This would kill the forum , he is basically asking to you want this forum to be dead , except for like a single weekly quality discussion and spam filled activity?

    I have the playground blocked and I don't think the forum's dead...
    yet.
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  • LauraLaura Posts: 3,253Member, Internet Detective, Friendly, Idle Game Master, Conversationalist ✭✭✭✭✭
    Well, that would certainly affect my drawing thread... ... ...
    But yeah, there has to be a way to regulate posts in the Playground...
  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    No there doesnt.


  • TheKniferTheKnifer Posts: 2,359Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    Laura said:

    Well, that would certainly affect my drawing thread... ... ...
    But yeah, there has to be a way to regulate posts in the Playground...

    I think it only counts toward the playground. Not art threads or AMAs.
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  • LauraLaura Posts: 3,253Member, Internet Detective, Friendly, Idle Game Master, Conversationalist ✭✭✭✭✭
    TheKnifer said:

    Laura said:

    Well, that would certainly affect my drawing thread... ... ...
    But yeah, there has to be a way to regulate posts in the Playground...

    I think it only counts toward the playground. Not art threads or AMAs.
    Oh, in that case i'm all for it...
  • TheKniferTheKnifer Posts: 2,359Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    DLK make this a poll.
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  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 2016
    You serious , this would make this place like fallout , if there was another fallout


  • TheKniferTheKnifer Posts: 2,359Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    No it wouldn't it would make it less spammy and no one would have to block playground because it's clogging up recent discussions.
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  • DoomlordKravokaDoomlordKravoka Posts: 3,415Member, Wiener ✭✭✭✭✭
    Cookie said:

    You serious , this would make this place like fallout , if there was another fallout

    So we'll have more robot, ghoul and supermutant users?
  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    Its your guyses fault that playground is blocked , non one ever tried to contribute to playground , and the only people like me , brainstorm and somebody that do get hated on .


  • TheHeathensTheHeathens Posts: 661Member ✭✭✭
    Temporalily went out of hiatus to say:

    Are you basically killing this forum?
    Also, dont forget me @Cookie (although I'm not on your level yet)
  • TheKniferTheKnifer Posts: 2,359Member ✭✭✭✭✭

    Temporalily went out of hiatus to say:

    Are you basically killing this forum?
    Also, dont forget me @Cookie (although I'm not on your level yet)

    This forum was not created as a playground for the playground. The playground didn't even exist until a year after it was created.
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  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    Yeah sorry , you dont post as much as us , nor really in the same threads . But still I will remember to refer to you next time.


  • UiomancantUiomancant Posts: 9,545Member, Cool, Flagger ✭✭✭✭✭
    I don't like this, we don't have enough people to make this work.

  • CalamityCalamity Posts: 15,083Member, Friendly ✭✭✭✭✭
    Make what work.


  • BrainstormBrainstorm Posts: 9,190Member ✭✭✭✭
    Okay, let me speak a little bit about this.

    The playground is our little home, we love to repopulate it and evolve their games, even though a lot of people are hating on them, it's what keeps the forums alive. Instead of being thanked for the gift we brought the forums, we are being hated by people who wouldn't accept the change, wouldn't accept that every great thing needs sacrifices...

    Basically what I want to say is... Piece of shit post, needs 2 be close.
    "Calm your caps, bro." -Brainstorm

    the following link is the best thing that could happen to you: http://forum.dashnet.org/discussions/tagged/brainstormgame

    Currently managing a large-based forum game.. DashNet RPG! Play it now: http://forum.dashnet.org/discussion/15882/dashnet-rpg-dashnets-greatest-forum-game-of-all-time
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