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TSR MHoC General Election March 2013 Watch

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    TSR Conservative and Unionist Party
    110
    18.09%
    TSR Green Party
    77
    12.66%
    TSR Labour Party
    131
    21.55%
    TSR Liberal Party
    53
    8.72%
    TSR Libertarian Party
    46
    7.57%
    TSR Socialist Party
    69
    11.35%
    tehFrance
    36
    5.92%
    TSR UKIP
    69
    11.35%
    Spoilt Ballot
    17
    2.80%

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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    Good luck everyone but vote green for a fairer future.
    Why do I get the feeling socialist negged me for this?
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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    Why do I get the feeling socialist negged me for this?
    Your not the only person to be negged (Socialists included) chum. It can't be any of the 578 voters that did it could it? I mean its more likely it was some random rather than one of us.
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    (Original post by barnetlad)
    On the question of who is eligible to vote, how about just a simple time period from joining TSR? Six months in TSR MHofC land is equivalent to five years RL, and as normally you have to live (legally) for five years before you can apply for citizenship (and vote in a general election), how about just a six month period before you can vote in the TSR MHofC election?
    It is worth noting the current limit is 3 months AND 100 posts.

    I don't think you would be able to enforce this if you were to change this to a pure join date limit. You would either need to manually remove the votes of accounts under 6 months old, manually add those accounts with less than 100 posts; or convince the admins to set-up entirely different user groups for the entire user base just for the MHoC.

    I could be wrong (TSR does use fairly highly modded vbulletin forum software), but I don't think that having stricter rules than the forum-wide rules is viable. You can have looser rules by allowing people to vote manually by PM if they are allowed under MHoC rules but not forum rules. but sorted through the voters to remove people who can vote under TSR rules but not under the MHoC rules would be a fairly time-consuming task for the speaker (unless he used some kind of script, checking the join date of 500 people wouldn't be a fun task).
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    (Original post by nixonsjellybeans)
    Your not the only person to be negged (Socialists included) chum. It can't be any of the 578 voters that did it could it? I mean its more likely it was some random rather than one of us.
    It's the awful nature of the rep system which encourages this kind of wildcat negging (or, less regularly, pos-ing) to enable people to give rep to people they actually feel are making valuable contributions. Since you have to rep about 40 people before it resets or something like that... you can see why this goes on.
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    (Original post by obi_adorno_kenobi)
    It's the awful nature of the rep system which encourages this kind of wildcat negging (or, less regularly, pos-ing) to enable people to give rep to people they actually feel are making valuable contributions. Since you have to rep about 40 people before it resets or something like that... you can see why this goes on.
    The irony of getting PRSOM on this post :facepalm:
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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    The irony of getting PRSOM on this post :facepalm:
    I've managed to have a 4-word post in here just supporting the Socialists get 9 reps in either direction, it's a bit ridiculous
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    When are the results out?
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    (Original post by 002)
    When are the results out?
    8th April 2013 at 22:04 BST.
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    (Original post by rmhumphries)
    It is worth noting the current limit is 3 months AND 100 posts.

    I don't think you would be able to enforce this if you were to change this to a pure join date limit. You would either need to manually remove the votes of accounts under 6 months old, manually add those accounts with less than 100 posts; or convince the admins to set-up entirely different user groups for the entire user base just for the MHoC.

    I could be wrong (TSR does use fairly highly modded vbulletin forum software), but I don't think that having stricter rules than the forum-wide rules is viable. You can have looser rules by allowing people to vote manually by PM if they are allowed under MHoC rules but not forum rules. but sorted through the voters to remove people who can vote under TSR rules but not under the MHoC rules would be a fairly time-consuming task for the speaker (unless he used some kind of script, checking the join date of 500 people wouldn't be a fun task).
    I thought it was 3 months and 150 posts?

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    (Original post by LETSJaM)
    I thought it was 3 months and 150 posts?

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    Used to be, but the forum software has changed that the limit we can impose is 100, not 150.
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    (Original post by LETSJaM)
    I thought it was 3 months and 150 posts?

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    Nope, it is based on the board limit, which changed to 100 posts around the time of the rep system change I believe.
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    (Original post by nixonsjellybeans)
    Your not the only person to be negged (Socialists included) chum. It can't be any of the 578 voters that did it could it? I mean its more likely it was some random rather than one of us.
    Nearly negged you just for using your when you mean you're.

    Though I agree that the unusual amounts of negs flying around are likely from people more used to UK Politics and other forums, where rep buttons are used to indicate whether you agree with a post rather than whether it contributes to the discussion.
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    (Original post by chrisawhitmore)
    Nearly negged you just for using your when you mean you're.

    Though I agree that the unusual amounts of negs flying around are likely from people more used to UK Politics and other forums, where rep buttons are used to indicate whether you agree with a post rather than whether it contributes to the discussion.
    My apologies my stomach was calling and the post came second

    Si i'm glad we generally respect that moral rule despite not getting along always.
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    The Labour Party FTW!
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    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...&p=42127476#po

    What do people think the odds of this being replicated are?

    I'm going to say 0% because i expect a Labour victory though it would be interesting.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...&p=42127476#po

    What do people think the odds of this being replicated are?

    I'm going to say 0% because i expect a Labour victory though it would be interesting.
    Pretty low. That section seems to be full of Tories and UKIPers, much more so than the rest of the sight. Me and quite a few other lefties don't bother with it nowadays as it's just the same olds lines being parroted about benefit scroungers and the like.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...&p=42127476#po

    What do people think the odds of this being replicated are?

    I'm going to say 0% because i expect a Labour victory though it would be interesting.
    Pretty low, more people will vote labour and I doubt such a high percentage voting UKIP
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...&p=42127476#po

    What do people think the odds of this being replicated are?

    I'm going to say 0% because i expect a Labour victory though it would be interesting.
    Not very, it ignores the power of the mighty socialists also the scummy BNP
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    (Original post by CLS94)
    Pretty low. That section seems to be full of Tories and UKIPers, much more so than the rest of the sight. Me and quite a few other lefties don't bother with it nowadays as it's just the same olds lines being parroted about benefit scroungers and the like.
    Plus you don't get many people defending RL Labour's policies, as don't seem to do policy anymore.
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    (Original post by nixonsjellybeans)
    Not very, it ignores the power of the mighty socialists also the scummy BNP
    AHEM. The Libers aren't quite dead yet.
 
 
 
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