Bitcoin Forum
June 02, 2020, 05:23:04 PM *
News: Latest Bitcoin Core release: 0.19.1 [Torrent]
 
   Home   Help Search Login Register More  
Pages: « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 [13] 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 ... 311 »
  Print  
Author Topic: Merit & new rank requirements  (Read 146532 times)
stompix
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1442
Merit: 1543



View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:07:58 AM
 #241

I think merit points should only stay if the post was deleted by a moderator, or the owner of a self moderated topic. If the post is deleted by the user, the sMerits should return to the person who gave the merits. If merit selling/trading was to get popular, it would be fairly easy to hide who you bought the merit from or traded with, as you could make a temp post, wait for them to "pay" the merit, and then delete it, hiding all traces of the "trade" from the general public. Thoughts?

I don't think it works like that.
The merit point will still show on your profile along with the username that gave it to you, just the link with the reference will point to an invalid post.
Lutpin was about to to test this...


The merit page should indeed be public like the trust page:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=merit;u=xxxxxx


1591118584
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1591118584

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1591118584
Reply with quote  #2

1591118584
Report to moderator
1591118584
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1591118584

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1591118584
Reply with quote  #2

1591118584
Report to moderator
1591118584
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1591118584

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1591118584
Reply with quote  #2

1591118584
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1591118584
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1591118584

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1591118584
Reply with quote  #2

1591118584
Report to moderator
Ria Sakurai
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 253
Merit: 6


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:08:34 AM
 #242

Who can send Merit , anyone or higher rank people?
I think that anyone that has Merit points can send it.
justine11
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 336
Merit: 12


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:09:08 AM
 #243

I am confused about the merit system about merit sources part so, you can be a merit source by just collecting 10 high quality helpful posts doesn't received enough merits and post it in meta section or no? And another thing how about account farmers? They will just use their high ranked account to send merits to their alts just to rank up and sold it or use it to spam DT members must be aware of this.
suchmoon
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 2324
Merit: 5193


https://bpip.org


View Profile WWW
January 25, 2018, 03:10:06 AM
 #244

yeah a new function and you got 1000 Merit point without doing anything. cool

It's useless to me. I can't rank up higher than Legendary.

Who can send Merit , anyone or higher rank people?

Anyone who earns it. Initially only higher ranks got a bonus but going forward anyone can earn it for quality posts.

Lutpin
Copper Member
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1652
Merit: 1854


Goodbye, Z.


View Profile WWW
January 25, 2018, 03:10:49 AM
 #245

Who can send Merit , anyone or higher rank people?
I think that anyone that has Merit points can send it.
No, you need sMerit to send. Merit cant be transfered, it is forever tied to your account.
(First reply, explanation for tl;dr persons: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2818350.msg28856606#msg28856606)

Sure, and they have big motivation give it to some newbie and do not sell it for someone who pay, especially in our local tear.
Sadly, I am not allowed to sell any of my sMerit and source merit.

But to those who are a week or less to rank up, the timing is bad. Me for example, I'm 5 days short of becoming a full member,
I got the default 10 merit because of my rank, now I need 90 more to rank up, that's the rock bottom.
I'm at 966 activity, well in the upper part of the window for legendary.
I got 500 merit, people with less activity than me got 1000 merit because they hit legendary by chance, sooner than I did.
500 merit. not 10, not 90, 500.

▄▄█████████▄▄
▄█████████████████▄
▄████▀▀▀▀█████▀▀▀▀████▄
████▀██████▀█▀██████▀████
██████████████████████████
▐█████▄███████████████▄█████▌
▐███████▄▄█████████▄▄███████▌
▐██████▀█████████████▀██████▌
▐███████████████████████████▌
▀██████████████████████▀
▀████▄████▄▀▀▄████▄████▀
▀███████▀███▀███████▀
▀▀█████████████▀▀
  ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
   ███████
██████████
██████████
██████████
██████████
██████████
██████████
██████████
██████████
██████████
██████████
██████████
███████



             ▄████████████████████████████████████████████████████████████▄
            ██                          ▄▄▄▄▄▄                           ██
           ██  ██████                ▄██████████▄     ████████████████████▀
          ██  ████████             ▄████▀   ▀████▄    ████▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
         ██  ████  ████           ████▀       ▀██▀    ████
        ██  ████    ████        ▄███▀                 ████

       ██  ████      ████       ███▀                  ████▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄
      ██  ████        ████      ███                   ██████████████
     ██  ████          ████     ███▄                  ████▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀

    ██  ████████████████████    ▀████                 ████
   ██  ██████████████████████    ▀████▄        ▄██▄   ████

  ██  ████                ████     ▀████▄   ▄████▀    ████▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄
 ██  ████                  ████      ▀██████████▀     ████████████████████▄
  ██                                    ▀▀▀▀▀▀                           ██
   ▀█████████████████████████████████████████████████████████████████████▀
achow101
Staff
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 2142
Merit: 3289


bc1qshxkrpe4arppq89fpzm6c0tpdvx5cfkve2c8kl


View Profile WWW
January 25, 2018, 03:10:57 AM
 #246

yeah a new function and you got 1000 Merit point without doing anything. cool
You really don't get it, do you?

The whole point of merit is for establishing a requirement to obtain a rank. Those users you are complaining about who got merit "for free" only get the merit because they were active members of this forum for years. The only reason they get merit is so that they have enough to meet the new requirements for rank. Those members get the minimum requirement for their rank and will still need to earn merit to rank up, just like everyone else.

Having the merit does not give them any special privileges or powers that they didn't already have. It is literally only there to establish their rank.

Stegobit
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 154
Merit: 1


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:11:47 AM
 #247

I suggest additionally enter a negative Antimerit. To obtain a new rank, the Antimerit must not exceed 10% of all messages.
This will help self-cleaning the forum from spam messages - users will start deleting their bad messages.
Antimerit/demerit is very bad idea - it will punish people who have non-stardard point of view! Many people are fed up with "political correctness" imposed by government and stereotypes in society, so they don't want to see it on this forum!
Ria Sakurai
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 253
Merit: 6


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:13:34 AM
 #248

With this new function, i think that only member that are already member rank or higher before today get Merit point because it's free one time Merit point. and the other with lower rank will never get enough Merit point to up level.
I see your point, but from Novice to Jr Member, your Merit requirement is only 10 which is too easy to achieve if you're not a shitposter.

But to those who are a week or less to rank up, the timing is bad.
Me for example, I'm 5 days short of becoming a full member,
I got the default 10 merit because of my rank, now I need 90 more to rank up, that's the rock bottom.

Well, I'm confident with my activities.
Ranking up won't take that long.

I think only way to up Full member rank for you now is that buying Merit points  Grin
If not, may be next year 2019 you will have enough 100 Merit points
TryNinja
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1386
Merit: 2225


Merit & Notifications bot: @BTTSuperNotifier_bot


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:14:00 AM
Last edit: January 25, 2018, 03:50:58 AM by TryNinja
Merited by jtipt (1)
 #249

I think merit points should only stay if the post was deleted by a moderator, or the owner of a self moderated topic. If the post is deleted by the user, the sMerits should return to the person who gave the merits. If merit selling/trading was to get popular, it would be fairly easy to hide who you bought the merit from or traded with, as you could make a temp post, wait for them to "pay" the merit, and then delete it, hiding all traces of the "trade" from the general public. Thoughts?

I don't think it works like that.
The merit point will still show on your profile along with the username that gave it to you, just the link with the reference will point to an invalid post.

Lutpin was about to to test this...
But is there is any way we can see the user's merit page like we do with the trust feedbacks?

How can someone like Lauda or Vod see if the user is using alts to give himself merit after he deletes his posts? (so they can neg trust him)

Edit:
theymos need to make a public list of sent and received merit of a user, like a trust summary. This will easily solve that problem.

I will do this in the near future, maybe tomorrow. Also top merited posts/topics/users.

suchmoon
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 2324
Merit: 5193


https://bpip.org


View Profile WWW
January 25, 2018, 03:14:19 AM
 #250

There should be a public list of all merits given/received by a user, like the trust page.

I was thinking the same thing, but as Darkstar said if they delete the post/thread then what record would there be to look at other than just the +X amount? If it links a deleted post, it just won't be there to look at and observe. Unless there is a safe way to utilize archives without squandering forum security.

Yes, not seeing the target post is problematic, but if someone has a lot of merits for deleted posts - that would be suspicious in itself. Like spammy trust ratings with no reference.

achow101
Staff
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 2142
Merit: 3289


bc1qshxkrpe4arppq89fpzm6c0tpdvx5cfkve2c8kl


View Profile WWW
January 25, 2018, 03:14:45 AM
 #251

I think only way to up Full member rank for you now is that buying Merit points  Grin
Buying merit is prohibited and will get you banned.

If not, may be next year 2019 you will have enough 100 Merit points
Or you can not shitpost and instead make quality posts. You'll get merit if your posts are quality.

Foxpup
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 2926
Merit: 1981


Vile Vixen


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:17:29 AM
Merited by AGD (1)
 #252

I like it. Now I can reward good posts instead of just reporting bad posts, which seems like all I ever do here nowadays.

Will pretend to do unspeakable things (while actually eating a taco) for bitcoins: 1K6d1EviQKX3SVKjPYmJGyWBb1avbmCFM4
Ria Sakurai
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 253
Merit: 6


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:18:03 AM
 #253

I think only way to up Full member rank for you now is that buying Merit points  Grin
Buying merit is prohibited and will get you banned.

If not, may be next year 2019 you will have enough 100 Merit points
Or you can not shitpost and instead make quality posts. You'll get merit if your posts are quality.
I think that Merit points trade will surely happen. Maybe it'll not be public
QuestionAuthority
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 2142
Merit: 1381


You lead and I'll watch you walk away.


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:24:32 AM
 #254

With this new function, i think that only member that are already member rank or higher before today get Merit point because it's free one time Merit point. and the other with lower rank will never get enough Merit point to up level.

From where I stand I'm equally likely to merit a noob or a legendary... as long as the post is worth it.

What will happen if use all the sMerit I have? Do I get more?

0.5 for each merit you get.

yeah a new function and you got 1000 Merit point without doing anything. cool

Don’t feel bad, Bruce Wagner has 250 merit, cablepair has 500 merit, cypherdoc has 1000 merit, MagicalTux (aka Mark Karpeles) has 500 merit, Inaba (aka EclipseMC, Butterfly Labs, his trust rating is the worst I’ve ever seen -9999: -15 / +4p) has 1000 merit.

I don’t think it matters what your merit is unless you want to jump ranks and be able to make signature money. This might help the mods out by cutting down on the meaningless posts aimed only at post count. Hopefully “merit” will succeed where “activity” failed miserably. It will be interesting to see how Merit is gamed. I can definitely see account sales increasing now.

DarkStar_
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1708
Merit: 2349


https://bitcoin.watfordfc.com


View Profile WWW
January 25, 2018, 03:25:24 AM
 #255

I think merit points should only stay if the post was deleted by a moderator, or the owner of a self moderated topic. If the post is deleted by the user, the sMerits should return to the person who gave the merits. If merit selling/trading was to get popular, it would be fairly easy to hide who you bought the merit from or traded with, as you could make a temp post, wait for them to "pay" the merit, and then delete it, hiding all traces of the "trade" from the general public. Thoughts?

I don't think it works like that.
The merit point will still show on your profile along with the username that gave it to you, just the link with the reference will point to an invalid post.
Lutpin was about to to test this...

I can only view my own merit page. I don't think those who buy merit are going to rat themselves out, as it would ruin the entire point.

The merit page should indeed be public like the trust page:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=merit;u=xxxxxx

^^ This

PoolMinor
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1682
Merit: 1088


XXXVII Fnord is toast without bread


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:25:49 AM
Last edit: January 25, 2018, 03:36:40 AM by PoolMinor
 #256


Press your middle mouse button when trying to open a link to open it in a new window. Problem solved. Now you should have given me 200 merit. Tongue

Watching.

The middle mouse button only functions on whatever you previously set it up to do. For instance my middle mouse button is set to backward, like previous page, previous folder, etc.


-PoolMinor

Btc=C2MF    Go With FLO  Win Free Bitcoins every hour! - www.freebitco.in   Free BTC Poker
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. -Marilyn vos Savant
Tamak
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 182
Merit: 106


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:26:34 AM
 #257

So from now on, if I want to become a Senior Member I need other people to send me 250 Merit point?
Plus 240 activities?
OWZ1337
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 140
Merit: 17

BITCOIN===>THE DISRUPTIVE CYBERCURRENCY


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:26:59 AM
 #258

I already don't like the way clicking on +merit takes you away from the thread.  Can you please have it open in a new window?

ot: Jesus!! ~ you are still here? :-D lmao

I am not a Financial Analyst, Investment Broker, Financial Adviser, Crypto-Guru or any sort of professional that would be deemed trustworthy! Wink weee™
dautay_crypto
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 193
Merit: 11


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:27:14 AM
 #259

With this new function, i think that only member that are already member rank or higher before today get Merit point because it's free one time Merit point. and the other with lower rank will never get enough Merit point to up level.

From where I stand I'm equally likely to merit a noob or a legendary... as long as the post is worth it.

What will happen if use all the sMerit I have? Do I get more?

0.5 for each merit you get.

yeah a new function and you got 1000 Merit point without doing anything. cool

Don’t feel bad, Bruce Wagner has 250 merit, cablepair has 500 merit, cypherdoc has 1000 merit, MagicalTux (aka Mark Karpeles) has 500 merit, Inaba (aka EclipseMC, Butterfly Labs, his trust rating is the worst I’ve ever seen -9999: -15 / +4p) has 1000 merit.

I don’t think it matters what your merit is unless you want to jump ranks and be able to make signature money. This might help the mods out by cutting down on the meaningless posts aimed only at post count. Hopefully “merit” will succeed where “activity” failed miserably. It will be interesting to see how Merit is gamed. I can definitely see account sales increasing now.
It seems to be hard to get merits from others. I think it is simply because users should keep merits for themselves in order to be ranked up. Quite hard to get rewarded merits, I guess.
coolws
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 126
Merit: 20


View Profile
January 25, 2018, 03:27:42 AM
 #260

If so, what if selling/ buying merits, how to prevent this?

▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
DIW ◈    DIWtoken.com    ▐   WHITEPAPERANN THREADTELEGRAM   ▌    SECURITY DECENTRALIZED
▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
Pages: « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 [13] 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 ... 311 »
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!