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#1 Atomic Wanderer Chicken

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 19:08

I would to suggest a bigger star ratings on the forums that will give a more wider and more consistant rating of a thread. Instead of 5 stars, it will be X out of 10 and it could work like IMDB's rating system.

 

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Best Answer Steven P. , 18 June 2013 - 10:51

Would be great if it was used properly. I don't even think it's all that important seeing as I see threads that are helpful and marked 1 star and others marked 5 stars and is a derailed thread.

 

If we had the numbers voting like on IMDB it would be more or less accurate. Reputation/Likes does the same sort of thing and can mark a topic "Popular" if the OP has received enough likes ;)

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#2 Steven P.

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 10:51   Best Answer

Would be great if it was used properly. I don't even think it's all that important seeing as I see threads that are helpful and marked 1 star and others marked 5 stars and is a derailed thread.

 

If we had the numbers voting like on IMDB it would be more or less accurate. Reputation/Likes does the same sort of thing and can mark a topic "Popular" if the OP has received enough likes ;)



#3 Richard C.

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 09:12

Perhaps it'd work better if the star rating was replaced by a system based on the number of likes given to the first post?



#4 Steven P.

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 09:14

Perhaps it'd work better if the star rating was replaced by a system based on the number of likes given to the first post?

That already exists, then a popular tag is added in the forum view and first post ;)



#5 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 09:17

Unfortunately, it's a system that can be abused, like Neobond mentioned, the site's ranking system relies on users being responsible, only take a few idiots to ruin it.