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2003 Official UKL Awards - Pre Nomination Discussion

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    (Original post by Mr White)
    Ollie decided that the system will be as follows:
    Everyone on the first page of the member's list will get to nominate,
    Everyone with more than 300 posts will get to vote.
    We are still debating it
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    (Original post by Mr White)
    Ollie decided that the system will be as follows:
    Everyone on the first page of the member's list will get to nominate,
    Everyone with more than 300 posts will get to vote.
    i don't think it's cut and dried yet
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    Ok how about we just select 50 random members from say the first 5 pages and let them vote.
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    (Original post by serendipity)
    then make it so that only people with accounts before today can vote...or make it a public poll, then the mods can check any dodgy IP addresses.
    it would be a right pain to check tbh, you'd have to make it public + i don't think it should be. nice in theory, but not very practical.

    lou xxx
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    (Original post by Ensocopier)
    We are still debating it
    You may be, but it's already been decided.
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    (Original post by Ensocopier)
    You work on the assumpsion that new members are 'stupid' and old members are 'clever'. To me the reverse seems true.
    i think he work on the assumption that new members don't know so much about the rest of the members and therefore can't vote
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    (Original post by loftx)
    Ok how about we just select 50 random members from say the first 5 pages and let them vote.
    Doesn't really deal with the issue of exclusion
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    (Original post by Mr White)
    You may be, but it's already been decided.
    that's extremely condescending.
    The idea of only the 1st page of members voting because they have more "experience of the forum" is flawed - Sire is on the first page and much as i like the guy, he has only been here a week.
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    (Original post by serendipity)
    that's extremely condescending.
    The idea of only the 1st page of members voting because they have more "experience of the forum" is flawed - Sire is on the first page and much as i like the guy, he has only been here a week.
    Exactly, look lighten up, its just a forum. SO what if some 'newbies' vote.
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    (Original post by serendipity)
    that's extremely condescending.
    The idea of only the 1st page of members voting because they have more "experience of the forum" is flawed - Sire is on the first page and much as i like the guy, he has only been here a week.
    Still, he's probably been around for more hours in total than most other members combined!
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    (Original post by Ensocopier)
    Doesn't really deal with the issue of exclusion
    I know but if we are using PMs to collate the votes, if everyone votes it will be too much work for the counters. I just thought it might be fairer than the first 50 people.
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    (Original post by loftx)
    I know but if we are using PMs to collate the votes, if everyone votes it will be too much work for the counters. I just thought it might be fairer than the first 50 people.
    If we chose that method than your idea sounds good. Try telling Whitey its not certain he can vote tho.
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    (Original post by Mr White)
    Still, he's probably been around for more hours in total than most other members combined!
    you've just contradicted yourself.

    it's only a forum, for christ's sake.
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    (Original post by loftx)
    I know but if we are using PMs to collate the votes, if everyone votes it will be too much work for the counters. I just thought it might be fairer than the first 50 people.
    i don't mind counting votes, all it is is a case of putting it in a table.

    lou xxx
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    (Original post by serendipity)
    that's extremely condescending.
    The idea of only the 1st page of members voting because they have more "experience of the forum" is flawed - Sire is on the first page and much as i like the guy, he has only been here a week.
    thats not the plan, the idea is that the 1st page is a suitable sample of the forums opinions for nominations

    then everyone over 300 (most active people) will be able to vote
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    (Original post by Ollie)
    thats not the plan, the idea is that the 1st page is a suitable sample of the forums opinions for nominations

    then everyone over 300 (most active people) will be able to vote
    hrmm...*ponders*...ok then. I'm only grouchy cos that means i won't be able to nominate...
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    We could have a blunket style immagration test to decide who is allowed to vote. All you need to do is answer correctly some simple questions like these.

    1. Who is the oldest current moderator?

    2. What did mr white suggest about ickle_katy?

    3. How do you check your rep?

    4. How do you add an attachment?

    5. Can moderators ban IP addresses?

    6. What is the title of the longest thread ever?

    7. Who was earlier Bloodhound or Maskall?

    8. What is the current level of posts for a overlord in training?

    9. Who is has the current highest posts per day?

    10. How do you display the second page of the memberlist?
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    (Original post by Ollie)
    thats not the plan, the idea is that the 1st page is a suitable sample of the forums opinions for nominations

    then everyone over 300 (most active people) will be able to vote
    your inbox is full again :rolleyes:

    lou xxx
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    (Original post by Ollie)
    thats not the plan, the idea is that the 1st page is a suitable sample of the forums opinions for nominations

    then everyone over 300 (most active people) will be able to vote
    i agree with your system ollie. lets do it! we just need to decide what awards we're going to have now...
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    (Original post by edders)
    i agree with your system ollie. lets do it! we just need to decide what awards we're going to have now...
    we did that on the 1st page...

    lou xxx
Updated: December 23, 2003
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