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buenoIs a karma system makeover ever gonna happen? I know eheath was talking about it over a year ago. So does anyone have info on this or is it accepted that the karma system is a lost cause?
Mr.BishopIt is in the plans, would love to hear specifically what it is that you don't like about it!
for example, how does the member who posted this video with 23k views and 340 upvotes have 7 karma points? Also do things like photo of the day contribute to karma? It would be great to have a write up by one of the admins about how karma is weighted once it gets its makeover
buenoOkay I see what you mean. In the current system does one upvote equal one karma point or Is there any type of rule like that
Mr.BishopNo, its way more complicated than that. That is why it doesn't make a ton of sense, you get points for all kinds of things and then the up/down voting system as a whole applies a modifier for it. That is why you don't see karma go up a few points at a time, it actually is only calculated once per day and the calculation is a really complicated algorithm.
buenoI see, is there any specific reason why a member such as good company with many big videos has less than 200 karma points? I’m sure they’re not getting downvotes in any forums
Mr.BishopLikely they have done only a few major videos, and the Karma system heavily rewards people that use newschoolers to its fullest - participating everywhere gets you the most points by far.
So if they were to post more in the forums, that score would go up really quickly.