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ubertuna
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Well, I was looking at the profiles of some of the higher ranking members and I noticed that almost all of them have rated about 600 games. As far as I am aware, rating a game will give you two points, and posting in the forum gives you 1 point. I was thinking, why give somebody 1000 points for going through the site and clicking a whole bunch, whilst spending a greater amount of time contributing to the site community will give less points? I think that it would be a good idea to make game rating give less points, forum posting more points, or both. Does anybody have an opinion on this?

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IamAlbertWesker
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ratings 2 points

lamas_own
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i agree with that rateing a game and maby comenting about that isent realy helping that much

XCoheedX
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No way! rating a game should be 1 point. Anyone can just go through and just rate a game. I think forum posts should be 2 points because you actually have to put thought in your comments.

Jtwolf22
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Yea your right i was thinking that the other day maybe they will change it

XCoheedX
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I totally think this has to work. The forums will get popular I bet just because they are more points. This brings up another problem. People will start leaving pointless comments on forums.

ubertuna
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Which is why we have mods...

nick_coolhaha
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Yep, you're right ubertuna. Also, the reason why rating a game is worth 2 points is that it was supposed to be used to show how many games the user has played and that's being interactive with the site, but now a days people just rate games without even playing them, so now the points have to be lowered for rating a game, as you have already said.

Avrilicious
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Yes because some people just rate games without playing them I like to play games on this site and I must play them before I rate them.

ubertuna
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Well, maybe if there was some sort of timer that wouldn't let you rate a game until you've been on the page, say... 5-10 minutes. That's ussually the amount of time it takes me to come up with a solid, although not merit-worthy, comment and an accurate rating.

XCoheedX
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Thats a great idea! The timer would make you actually play the game and think of a non-spam comment. I like it!

Sharkbate
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I Agree that forum posts should be worth more but rating should stay at 2 points.

Spartan
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Yea the site and points should really be turend around.You play games to enjoy them not make points

Niceguy878
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who cares? leave the point system be.

Asherlee
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It is much much easier to moderator the forums than the game comments. We can lock and delete a topic rather quickly. Keeping up with 56,000 member's profiles and 650 + games is much harder to catch spam.

ubertuna
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It seems that most people think that it would be a good idea to make forum posting give more points, game rating give less points, or make a timer. Is anything going to be done about this in the near future?

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