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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #250 on: June 22, 2019, 10:58:47 AM »
The Like system saves many thank you and "+1" posts and gives posters some sort of feedback. I like it.
But the ranking system is a bit inappropriate. Royalty is not democratic, and the titles can be scary to newbies.
I would change ranks to "insulting" but actually honorable titles, "community servant", "tree hugger" and so on. But I think "lurker" for long-time members who post little, and "newbie" for those newly-registered, are informative and should stay.

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« Reply #251 on: June 22, 2019, 12:07:01 PM »
Nice one oren.
To add?: "extinction rebel",  "carbon footprint trasher" and "kind frugalist".
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« Reply #252 on: June 23, 2019, 11:00:18 PM »
Or we could just ignore it. There current ones don't distract me. Basically they are just ranks of numbers of posts.

I really don't like the more colourful ones. They can be true or not while we all know we are not kings or citizins. Basically the only time i looked at it was in the beginning to check if i still rated as a newbie.


 
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #253 on: June 26, 2019, 07:41:14 PM »
Hi Neven,

EDIT burnrate has fixed it. Please ignore the following message.

A new guy, burnrate, has just posted a couple of large gifs THAT WON'T STOP.
Can you kill them?

https://forum.arctic-sea-ice.net/index.php/topic,2591.msg208493.html#msg208493

Help !!

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #254 on: July 05, 2019, 09:13:38 PM »
I occasionally wander backwards through time to see what was hot on the ASIF years ago.

I found a poll in 2013 - When will the Forum Reach 1 million Page Views?

As I write this the Page Views are :- 89,920,863. Did you imagine when you started the ASIF that....

A poll, Neven ? When will Page Views reach 100 million?
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ps:- First time I pressed "more stats" at the bottom of the home page. Dead interesting.
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« Reply #255 on: July 05, 2019, 11:19:16 PM »
As I write this the Page Views are :- 89,920,863. Did you imagine when you started the ASIF that....

No, I just wanted a decoy for the ASIB comment section.  ;D

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A poll, Neven ? When will Page Views reach 100 million?

I'm not opening it, but anyone who wants to, be my guest.
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #256 on: July 06, 2019, 08:49:04 AM »
No, I just wanted a decoy for the ASIB comment section.  ;D

LOL, that escalated quickly!  ;D

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« Reply #257 on: August 09, 2019, 05:59:55 AM »
Would it be possible to add the ignore-button to an easier place to reach? Maybe it is where it is for a reason, but it doesn't hurt to ask.
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« Reply #258 on: August 09, 2019, 08:12:50 AM »
I guess this was asked and deemed impossible, but could the recent messages-window include only non-ignored posters. I understand this is technically very hard to do. Or maybe there was a setting that blocks that window?

(Ah, closing the "info center"-window (info center is not a very fitting phrase for that at times, more like disinfo or fuzzying) on forum hides all of it, that's an option)
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #259 on: August 14, 2019, 10:33:09 PM »
I've changed the hierarchy to something less hierarchical (states of sea ice from open water to multi-year ice). Let me know what you think. If it's too confusing, I might do away with it altogether.
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #260 on: August 14, 2019, 11:34:31 PM »
I've changed the hierarchy to something less hierarchical (states of sea ice from open water to multi-year ice). Let me know what you think. If it's too confusing, I might do away with it altogether.
And just when I was closing in on Upper Class  :D
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #261 on: August 15, 2019, 12:29:08 AM »
Yay - long time lurker becomes open water  8)

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« Reply #262 on: August 15, 2019, 01:13:09 AM »
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a thin sheet of smooth, level ice less than 10 centimeters (4 inches) thick; appear darkest when thin.

It's years since I've been that...

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #263 on: August 15, 2019, 01:36:20 AM »
awesome

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« Reply #264 on: August 15, 2019, 02:48:57 AM »
I've changed the hierarchy to something less hierarchical (states of sea ice from open water to multi-year ice). Let me know what you think. If it's too confusing, I might do away with it altogether.
Good move. Of course it's initially confusing, but I think it's better than a scary/elitist hierarchy.
Maybe just consider changing "Open Water" to "Open Water Lurker" for members who don't post much? So as not to lose the distinction entirely. I think such members deserve a different (better) treatment so as to encourage them to participate.
Also, is there a way to designate newly-registered posters as such? Let's say up to 1 month from date of registration. I think this could be useful.
If this is possible, I would add the word "New" to the user's status.
"New Open Water", "New Nilas", etc.
So it becomes a two-condition status, based on number of posts and time since registration.

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #265 on: August 15, 2019, 05:28:43 AM »
Great change Neven!  I like very much :D
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #266 on: August 15, 2019, 03:12:58 PM »
Could you list the terms in order and their levels?
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« Reply #267 on: August 15, 2019, 04:06:09 PM »
As far as I can telll (reverse-engineered from the member list):
0 posts - NewMembers
Up to 100 posts - Open water
Up to 500 posts - Frazil ice
Up to 1000 posts - Grease ice
Up to 2500 posts - Nilas
Up to 5000 posts - Young ice
Up to 10000 posts - First-year ice
Over 10000 posts - Multi-year ice


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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #268 on: August 15, 2019, 06:38:57 PM »
Thanks oren.
Genius idea of Neven. So appropriate. No more 'power' hierarchy. :) :) :)
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #269 on: August 15, 2019, 07:14:19 PM »
I love it. Plus I learned what "frazil ice" actually means. (it's what I use for my Margaritas)

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« Reply #270 on: August 15, 2019, 07:37:28 PM »
I always wondered how much I needed to post to get rid of the lurker tag, now it is gone by Neven magic!

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« Reply #271 on: August 15, 2019, 07:38:43 PM »
As far as I can telll (reverse-engineered from the member list):
0 posts - NewMembers
Up to 100 posts - Open water
Up to 500 posts - Frazil ice
Up to 1000 posts - Grease ice
Up to 2500 posts - Nilas
Up to 5000 posts - Young ice
Up to 10000 posts - First-year ice
Over 10000 posts - Multi-year ice

Over 25000 ice sheet

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« Reply #272 on: August 15, 2019, 07:41:06 PM »
Only a few more and I can be Frazil Ice, too!

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« Reply #273 on: August 15, 2019, 07:46:50 PM »
I love it. Plus I learned what "frazil ice" actually means. (it's what I use for my Margaritas)

And I re-learned that "nilas" have nothing to do with nilla wafers.  ;-)

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« Reply #274 on: August 15, 2019, 08:54:56 PM »
I always wondered how much I needed to post to get rid of the lurker tag, now it is gone by Neven magic!
And not only that, now you are "fraziled".
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« Reply #275 on: August 15, 2019, 09:42:54 PM »
I love it. Plus I learned what "frazil ice" actually means. (it's what I use for my Margaritas)
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« Reply #276 on: August 15, 2019, 09:47:17 PM »
I want to be an ice cube.
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« Reply #277 on: August 15, 2019, 09:54:40 PM »
I never got to be Frazil .. it'll be a while before I'm Nilas .. Help ! I'm stuck in Grease !

 Neven .. I'd rather be stuck in Greece ... b.c.
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« Reply #278 on: August 15, 2019, 09:59:56 PM »
Me too

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« Reply #279 on: August 16, 2019, 12:23:19 AM »
As far as I can telll (reverse-engineered from the member list):
0 posts - NewMembers
Up to 100 posts - Open water
Up to 500 posts - Frazil ice
Up to 1000 posts - Grease ice
Up to 2500 posts - Nilas
Up to 5000 posts - Young ice
Up to 10000 posts - First-year ice
Over 10000 posts - Multi-year ice

Okay, I changed 'Open water' to 'New ice', just to be sure no one drowns.  ;)
And I added 'ice' to 'Nilas'.

I'll be adding those hints to the security questions tomorrow.
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« Reply #280 on: August 16, 2019, 10:42:12 AM »
I wasn´t bothered by the old system but this one seems fitting and for me opened up a whole new interest in grease ice.   :)
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« Reply #281 on: August 16, 2019, 11:07:33 AM »
Why don't you use Arctic animals? From the arctic hare to the polar bear. And you can be papa bear. ;)
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« Reply #282 on: August 16, 2019, 06:14:17 PM »
Why don't you use Arctic animals? From the arctic hare to the polar bear. And you can be papa bear. ;)
Maybe for avatars, haha

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« Reply #283 on: August 16, 2019, 06:33:51 PM »

Site I ran had a strict avatar rule - one's avatar had to be cute or delicious.
I don't do cute.
I don't do delicious.
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« Reply #284 on: August 16, 2019, 09:01:46 PM »
… and you don't visit that site either!  :o
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« Reply #285 on: August 16, 2019, 09:19:41 PM »
Missed opportunity with 'thin ice' there...   :P
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« Reply #286 on: August 16, 2019, 10:23:54 PM »
Missed opportunity with 'thin ice' there...   :P
“On thin ice” that’d be cool.
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« Reply #287 on: August 16, 2019, 10:39:40 PM »

Site I ran had a strict avatar rule - one's avatar had to be cute or delicious.
I don't do cute.
I don't do delicious.
LoL Gerontocrat. A little Kawaii never hurt anyone. ;)
My thought process was that we're always talking about the ice, and it would be good to remind people that there are also animals living on that melting ice. Avatars would already be good...
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« Reply #288 on: August 16, 2019, 11:41:14 PM »

Site I ran had a strict avatar rule - one's avatar had to be cute or delicious.
I don't do cute.
I don't do delicious.

Your current avatar wouldn't break the rules.  ;)

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« Reply #289 on: August 16, 2019, 11:51:33 PM »
Missed opportunity with 'thin ice' there...   :P

That one would be good for people on moderation.  ;)
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« Reply #290 on: August 17, 2019, 12:05:04 AM »
True dat

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« Reply #291 on: August 17, 2019, 12:16:25 AM »
Missed opportunity with 'thin ice' there...   :P

That one would be good for people on moderation.  ;)

Sure, and a walk of atonement ;)
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« Reply #292 on: August 17, 2019, 08:02:28 AM »
Missed opportunity with 'thin ice' there...   :P

That one would be good for people on moderation.  ;)

Perfect!  ;D
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