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  1. Matt Derrick

    Lack of Interest Let members remove or promote content based on post ratings

    i mean, I like the idea, but if no one is into it or going to participate in it (as shown by this poll) then there's no sense in me putting in the work to make it happen.
  2. Matt Derrick

    Lack of Interest Let members remove or promote content based on post ratings

    well, it's been two weeks so the poll is finished; surprisingly, the results are inconclusive, so i'm retiring this suggestion for now.
  3. Matt Derrick

    Lack of Interest Let members remove or promote content based on post ratings

    I'm definitely open to adding, removing, or changing the category of any of the post ratings as people see fit; I'd like to see more people's opinions on this to get a better idea of what would be most appropriate.
  4. Matt Derrick

    Lack of Interest Let members remove or promote content based on post ratings

    an example of the 'sad' rating would be using it for an obituary to express condolences without the need to post, but also not giving the OP a negative rating for creating the thread which would obviously discourage further postings of that type.
  5. Matt Derrick

    Lack of Interest Let members remove or promote content based on post ratings

    So here's the breakdown from the backend of the software: agree/disagree/sad/meh were designed so users could have some ratings that didn't effect someone's overall rating score. basically to avoid 'yes men' patting each other on the back and creating echo chambers of people agreeing and...
  6. Matt Derrick

    Lack of Interest Let members remove or promote content based on post ratings

    promotion would be based on overall score, so negatives would take away from the positives, etc. tbh tho we rarely have posts that reach more than 5 negative ratings, so for a post to get 10 it would probably have to be a really nasty comment (usually racism or misogyny, etc) to get 10 negative...
  7. Matt Derrick

    Lack of Interest Let members remove or promote content based on post ratings

    So despite a lot of bullshit drama, two things were produced from this thread: https://squattheplanet.com/threads/on-bans-and-power-dynamics.40825/ First, is that we should look into giving people power to promote or smite posts using the post rating system. This can definitely be...