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October 22, 2018, 10:57:56 AM
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I've been ill for a few days, so my sMerit is piling up. Until now, the amount of Merit I gave for a post was more or less related to how much Merit I'd give to posts of similar quality. From now on, I'll give more if my supply is higher.
I don't know how it will impact the quality. Hope for the best but it will, at least, increase the productivity of sMerit. More people will be able to send sMerit. Thus, people complaining about the number of merit sources (some say we need more merit source) would be happy. Currently, most of the high ranked users don't give a fuck about merit. So, we are missing a lot of airdropped sMerit. If some people have the quality of gaining merit, s/he can probably have the ability to send Merit to qualitative posts. Thus, there will be more people for rewarding merits and as a result, the inequality for which some qualitative user may not get enough merit, will be fulfilled.

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October 22, 2018, 12:17:39 PM
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No one cares if they are a Newbie or not. I will merit anyone regardless of their rank if their post is good enough. Actually, I prefer to rank up low-rank because it "helps" them.

The problem is that finding a Newbie that deserves even a single merit is a hard task.

A quick read for you: MYTHBUSTERS: Only high ranked users are rewarded with merits

In my observation, quality post doesn't entirely guarantee a merit at the end of the day especially for the new users. Why I say this is, I have seen good posts/topics that has no merit yet I and so many new users learnt alot from it. It becomes a problem when a new user struggles to contribute in a way and it passes by without any form of recognition (merit) but what hurts the most is when one reads comments that indirectly makes it look like you are try to give quality only because of the merits(of course, the merit is part of the reason) however, there was a good struggle and lots of reading and research in other to produce that quality post that is being tag as 'desperately looking for merits'. That hurts so much.

I have had friends here before me and I am the first that has some how gotten 1 merit. At the end, I look at the whole statement and ask if it is fair. I am beginning to believe that geo location can be an issue as well. As a nigerian, it is rare before you see someone here that has fair and credible knowledge in the cryto space despite the fact we already have investors in bitcoins and it's counterparts. The first day I created a topic, I got so many questions from my friends asking how I got so much information and able to comprehend this forum in general and I tell them to read and patiently observe. Yes, this seems to be the good thing this whole merit system has brought--patience and acquired knowledge over time.

Most of the issues new users have comes from other new users. my short time here, I have also seen shitposts and so many complains that already has a solution. As a newbie, which I am despite having Jr. Rank, i acknowledge that I previously came in here for the bounties/signature campaigns but alone the lines, I have dropped the idea for now because I subconsciously noticed that shouldn't be my focus and I had a long way to go here which is more than sign- campaigns right now.


My point is, I don't see much of an issue with the merit system rather the problem is with the users. I once read a thread that is asking for new merit source but I don't think that will take away the issue of meriting good posts. If we had a clean forum, less shit posts/spam/repetition/ and more innovative contents, meriting won't be so much of an issue because users with smerits will be able to quickly identify good posts and threads as well have the easy desire to go through the forum with being mentally harmed or annoyed by bad contents and overcrowding topics.
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In my observation, quality post doesn't entirely guarantee a merit at the end of the day especially for the new users. Why I say this is, I have seen good posts/topics that has no merit yet I and so many new users learnt alot from it. It becomes a problem when a new user struggles to contribute in a way and it passes by without any form of recognition (merit)
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Unfortunately not each good post will bring you a merit, but if you wrote ten of them, the probability that you will be rewarded increases very much ...
This system isn't perfect... It isn't also always fair... sometimes poor posts receive many merits and great ones remain without any reward...
But as long the solution is based on people/users the system would be only as good as people involved in it...

as one said: "A chain is no stronger than its weakest link"


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but what hurts the most is when one reads comments that indirectly makes it look like you are try to give quality only because of the merits(of course, the merit is part of the reason) however, there was a good struggle and lots of reading and research in other to produce that quality post that is being tag as 'desperately looking for merits'. That hurts so much.
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Yes, but it's very often true... ;-)
There will be always a spotlight on the Newbies but there's one solution - don't bother and do your job, when you wrote 5 - 10 - 15 good posts - I'm sure that other users stop comment your post that way...


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October 22, 2018, 03:56:04 PM
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I think the admins should consider making everyone start on an equal playing field with zero merits and then everybody has to earn them from scratch. It's true that many people probably haven't earned their rank and got lucky just by signing up at the right time but then should Newbies be on the same starting point as someone who has been here for years and made a big contribution?

Yeah, Lets reset the whole bitcoin network itself too, I missed out in 2010, I could have mined shit loads of BTCs for myself. These whales don't deserve all those BTCs they mined for merely contributing their 'CPUs and GPUs' to the network, just because they were at the 'right place at the right time' isn't fair. I want a reset...  Undecided

I get what you're saying and there's two sides to the argument with pros and cons each way, but this is a little different. I don't think you could ever make everyone happy, though. I'm with you that newcomers should probably just learn to deal with it, but that certainly is easier to say when we're already "legendary" -- uggh, does anyone else cringe typing that out or is it just me? I do think older users do have more of a right with where they are now compared to newbies who come here and just want to get paid so they should probably just learn to just accept with it, but that obviously isn't going to stop people from complaining about it.

Of course, there are some members (such as Satoshi) who are no longer active, but received a lot of merits for historical posts, and even though the vast majority of merits seem to get sent for current active posting, there are some merits that have been distributed to historical contributions and it is likely that such distribution of merit for historical posts will continue to take place (at least on a smaller scale), which also does seem to be helpful to identify respect for some historical contributions or contributors (even if the member might no longer be active - or even dead).  

Satoshi will certainly be the anomaly here, though. I'm sure other more active users and even some of the most prolific would have difficulty having their older posts merited to such an extent. Most will be long buried and forgotten, whereas satoshi's will always have a spotlight on them. Even theymos doesn't post that much compared to the rest of the community but he is the most merited user here according to the merit stats and that's probably because he gets a lot for stickies and announcements of rules changes and so forth -- or people just like to suck up to him lol.

In my observation, quality post doesn't entirely guarantee a merit at the end of the day especially for the new users. Why I say this is, I have seen good posts/topics that has no merit yet I and so many new users learnt alot from it. It becomes a problem when a new user struggles to contribute in a way and it passes by without any form of recognition (merit) but what hurts the most is when one reads comments that indirectly makes it look like you are try to give quality only because of the merits(of course, the merit is part of the reason) however, there was a good struggle and lots of reading and research in other to produce that quality post that is being tag as 'desperately looking for merits'. That hurts so much.

Nobody is guaranteed any merits. You could write a thesis on bitcoin and it might not be merited for all sorts of reasons. The key is to keep making quality posts to increase your chances of receiving hallowed merit, but don't concern yourself with it too much and it will come to you over time I would think.
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October 22, 2018, 07:47:47 PM
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I think the admins should consider making everyone start on an equal playing field with zero merits and then everybody has to earn them from scratch. It's true that many people probably haven't earned their rank and got lucky just by signing up at the right time but then should Newbies be on the same starting point as someone who has been here for years and made a big contribution?

I believe this is what you call 'equality'. Having the same condition passed out to everyone. I doubt that would solve or even reduce anything. Even in reality, equality is still a big issue and comes with alot of criticism.

I also believe what the system experienced in your explanation is 'equity' conditions given out differ due to certain situations. I don't reject this. If some users here got merit by virtue of their availability at the right time here, then that is not much of a big deal(though I still see some heros and legendary ranks struggle with rules which is shocking to me), like they are being compensated for their time with the forum as it launches a new era or period. Taking this away or even giving more merits to some users currently would also bring about more issues and incoming new users will still complain about the unfairness of the system.

Generally, the system/rules WOULD NOT always suit everyone and every condition. However, if its positive purpose is achieved to the majority then I consider it as a success.

Satoshi will certainly be the anomaly here, though. I'm sure other more active users and even some of the most prolific would have difficulty having their older posts merited to such an extent. Most will be long buried and forgotten, whereas satoshi's will always have a spotlight on them. Even theymos doesn't post that much compared to the rest of the community but he is the most merited user here according to the merit stats and that's probably because he gets a lot for stickies and announcements of rules changes and so forth -- or people just like to suck up to him lol.

I don't feel very comfortable with this..yes, Satoshi is a recognized figure here and otherwise. His posts are historic and has some form of direction and inspiration but continual meriting such posts doesn't seem very ideal to me. Reflecting on the past is good not continual compensation rather that should be used to focus on the present. This doesn't mean value in satoshi's post or works will reduce neither will meriting it increase its value anymore than it is.


You could write a thesis on bitcoin and it might not be merited for all sorts of reasons.

This is one of the reasons spamming/plagiarism/repetition is still a major issue the forum has to always combat. In as much as we all don't want to entirely admit it, we humans, always want recognition almost immediately at all point if possible. Yes, there are lazy users that has no interests in contributing positive but only after what the he/she can take from the system yet, there are still that few that don't mind contributing as long as the will get the recognition.

Now and then, I see posts of existing users on parma-ban for mostly plagiarism and I wonder if these long term users never read the rules or the chose to ignore and why... Some part of me feels this may be the reason coupled with other factors like the individual just being lazy. I know we can't go all a sore of meriting all quality posts and all that but we can always make efforts noticed even through our comments. I know alot of new users appreciates when hero/lengendary users comment and share ideas relating to the new user's quality post. It gives feelings that almost competes with the feeling that comes with a merit.
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October 22, 2018, 08:05:47 PM
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All things considered, this system is pretty cool. It is a hassle to have to go to a separate page to give points to a post - is it possible to implement this within the thread itself?
I don't think it's a good idea. Also, I think it was discussed previously. Initailly the system was that like you are asking.
Imagine, you are observing a thread and got one post to send merit and clicked. You are being left the thread. It's boring. It's better to open a new tab and merit them. You don't have to quit the thread. Isn't it better?

And here it is:
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?

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but that obviously isn't going to stop people from complaining about it.

Hey if they come here just to whine about the system then fk them! But if they Present ideas or solutions to the "problem" they think there is, I will gladly hear them out.

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newbies who come here and just want to get paid

Exactly! People weren't making money back in the day through signature campaigns. I remember there was only one campaign of primedice. People used to spam more than 100 posts per week to get their 0.25 BTC. People hardly cared about the signature campaigns as there were far better ways to make money by offering different services. I don't know why people have this mindset of making "Ez" money by posting garbage which isn't true btw If you post garbage for a few weeks you won't get accepted into a decent campaign as far as I know. But these guys think its otherwise. I mean look at how many users got blacklisted in SMAS. Wish Lauda got back to the "managing" business. He was doing a fantastic job if you ask me.



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uggh, does anyone else cringe typing that out or is it just me?

Lol, Each time I read or type the word Legend wait for it "dary". This Dude comes to my mind.





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Satoshi will certainly be the anomaly here, though. I'm sure other more active users and even some of the most prolific would have difficulty having their older posts merited to such an extent. Most will be long buried and forgotten, whereas satoshi's will always have a spotlight on them. Even theymos doesn't post that much compared to the rest of the community but he is the most merited user here according to the merit stats and that's probably because he gets a lot for stickies and announcements of rules changes and so forth -- or people just like to suck up to him lol.

Hmm interesting. It would be interesting to find out what is the average time for a post to get 'merited' and what's the chance of getting 'merited' after that average time has passed out. Obviously this stat will vary to different boards but still would be interesting. I hope DdmrDdmr can figure something out for this.



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Imagine, you are observing a thread and got one post to send merit and clicked. You are being left the thread. It's boring. It's better to open a new tab and merit them. You don't have to quit the thread. Isn't it better?

You got that wrong, that's not what he suggested. He is asking for sort of a small "div" to appear when he clicks the merit button and send merit directly from the same page, instead go going on a separate page to merit the user. Just imagine reddit opened a new tab each time a user had to upvote or downvote a post.

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Unfortunately not each good post will bring you a merit, but if you wrote ten of them, the probability that you will be rewarded increases very much ...
This system isn't perfect... It isn't also always fair... sometimes poor posts receive many merits and great ones remain without any reward...

When I hear someone declare that several good posts remain ignored and unrewarded, I immediately want to ask the question: what time frame are you talking about? If you`ve written a good post, it doesn`t mean it`ll immediately receive a merit. And don`t wait for it. Sometimes those posts are rewarded with merit, which, as it seems to you, have already been lost on the previous topic pages. But someone may notice and appreciate it. Don`t forget that merit is a completely subjective indicator. Your post can be differently evaluated by various people. And maybe it won`t receive merits immediately, but after some time. Every good statement deserves a merit. And your posts have no expiration date. Someone might like your other assertion and open your post history and stumble upon the observation you thought went unnoticed. Therefore, if someone hasn`t receive a merit within the first minutes after writing a comment, it doesn`t mean his post will never be rewarded.
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October 25, 2018, 07:58:03 AM
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Just this week I was going over this question on a PM basis, and I drew up some summarized information from a global perspective on the gap between the moment you publish a post, and the moment it receives sMerit. This is a summary:

-   56% of sMerit TXs go to posts created within 24h (13,73% within the first hour, 10,05% within the second hour, and so on).
-   8,09% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the second day.
-   4,38% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the third day.
-   2,79% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the fourth day.
-   2,10% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the fifth day.
-   1,78% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the sixth day.
-   1,34% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the seventh day.
-   5,61% of sMerit TXs merit posts during the second week.
-   3,05% of sMerit TXs merit posts during the third week.
-   2,03% of sMerit TXs merit posts during the fourth week.
-   12,33% of sMerit TXs merit posts after fourth weeks (likely outliers related to posts by @Theymos, @Satoshi, merit abuse cover-ups, and so on).

The information above is derived from a post I created at the end of May 2018 (see Forum Merited Messages- Does size count?). Things may have shifted a bit since then, but it does give us a reference to what you were talking about.

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Just this week I was going over this question on a PM basis, and I drew up some summarized information from a global perspective on the gap between the moment you publish a post, and the moment it receives sMerit. This is a summary:

-   56% of sMerit TXs go to posts created within 24h (13,73% within the first hour, 10,05% within the second hour, and so on).
-   8,09% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the second day.
-   4,38% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the third day.
-   2,79% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the fourth day.
-   2,10% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the fifth day.
-   1,78% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the sixth day.
-   1,34% of sMerit TXs merit posts on the seventh day.
-   5,61% of sMerit TXs merit posts during the second week.
-   3,05% of sMerit TXs merit posts during the third week.
-   2,03% of sMerit TXs merit posts during the fourth week.
-   12,33% of sMerit TXs merit posts after fourth weeks (likely outliers related to posts by @Theymos, @Satoshi, merit abuse cover-ups, and so on).

The information above is derived from a post I created at the end of May 2018 (see Forum Merited Messages- Does size count?). Things may have shifted a bit since then, but it does give us a reference to what you were talking about.

Yes, your statistics confirm my words. And if we look at "sMerit TXs merit posts after fourth weeks" we can see a fairly large percentage. Analyzing your data, the question may arise: why do the numbers go from larger to smaller and again to larger? I think this is due to the emergence of a huge number of new topics. Few people go further than the first page to participate in the discussion. Many folks open the newly created topic, in which there are still not many replies (thus increasing the chance that their message will be noticed) and discuss it there. After 2-3 days, and even more so a week, such “one-day threads” are lost and replaced with new ones.

But there`re also more serious discussions that last not a day or two, and in which you can find many worthy posts. Most often, such topics are joined by high rank members of the forum. Sometimes there`s a pause in such a discourse, but if the topic is relevant and of current interest, the dialogue continues, sowing the field to get more merits.
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October 25, 2018, 08:46:36 AM
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<…> Analyzing your data, the question may arise: why do the numbers go from larger to smaller and again to larger? <…>
The don’t really … It’s because there are different granularities in the timescale for the provided information. The rise on the 5,61% values is during the second week, thus accounting for 7 days in that percentage. The figures before that value in the table are on a daily scale (since I considered it more interesting to break down the first week by day granularity). The real rise is the 12,33% which agglutinates from the fourth week onwards (therefore a large interval of time potentially).

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Some users get it too easy, look at this:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5031211.msg46849392#msg46849392

Post basically says "thank you friends for this and that"

and

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4326270.msg46564283#msg46564283

this is question asking "what other platform integrations with Leadrexs you think of?"

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Some users get it too easy, look at this:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5031211.msg46849392#msg46849392

Post basically says "thank you friends for this and that"

and

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4326270.msg46564283#msg46564283

this is question asking "what other platform integrations with Leadrexs you think of?"



Yes, it looks very suspicious that maja39 received such a large number of merits for quite primitive and uninformative posts. Perhaps we are witnessing a merit trading case in the local branch. I think it`s necessary to report your distrust to the moderator.
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I agree with everything that you say - except perhaps the last part since really I doubt that a discontinuation of the ability to earn legendary rank would solve any meaningful problems, without creating new ones (for members who would not be able to rank up to legendary).
My proposal is to eliminate the privileges for "Legendaries" - i.e. to give "Heroes" already the maximal possible forum functionality including all signature options, with the exception, obviously, of typical staff functions (ban users, delete posts etc.). (Edit: There seem to be no such privileges, see next posts.)

I think it's simply not necessary to require 1000 merit points to be able to use all forum functions. 500 - the "Hero" threshold - is enough in my humble opinion, it should be achievable in 2 years approximately, or much less if you're a really good poster.

The reason is that I think that current newbies do have a point when they complain that 1000 merits is a very difficult figure to achieve, and it was much easier before when it was purely activity-based.

"Legendary", or even a superior rank with 2000 merit points, as you suggested, could be kept as a "honour badge" but not as a rank required to use any functionality of the forum. I think if you made it to the "Hero" rank via the Merit requirement, you already demonstrated that you're really contributing valious contents to the forum, so it's not necessary to add an incentive to reach 1000 or 2000.

(I was waiting for KingZee to respond to my [positive] evaluation of his proposed alternative merit system, but he seems not to be interested in discussing it here anymore. A pity.)

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I agree with everything that you say - except perhaps the last part since really I doubt that a discontinuation of the ability to earn legendary rank would solve any meaningful problems, without creating new ones (for members who would not be able to rank up to legendary).
My proposal is to eliminate the privileges for "Legendaries" - i.e. to give "Heroes" already the maximal possible forum functionality including all signature options, with the exception, obviously, of typical staff functions (ban users, delete posts etc.).

I think it's simply not necessary to require 1000 merit points to be able to use all forum functions. 500 - the "Hero" threshold - is enough in my humble opinion, it should be achievable in 2 years approximately, or much less if you're a really good poster.

The reason is that I think that current newbies do have a point when they complain that 1000 merits is a very difficult figure to achieve, and it was much easier before when it was purely activity-based.

"Legendary", or even a superior rank with 2000 merit points, as you suggested, could be kept as a "honour badge" but not as a rank required to use any functionality of the forum. I think if you made it to the "Hero" rank via the Merit requirement, you already demonstrated that you're really contributing valious contents to the forum, so it's not necessary to add an incentive to reach 1000 or 2000.

(I was waiting for KingZee to respond to my [positive] evaluation of his proposed alternative merit system, but he seems not to be interested in discussing it here anymore. A pity.)

Your further explanation above causes me to wonder exactly what are the "forum privileges" that allegedly currently exist for Legendary members that do not currently exist for Hero members? 

I was not aware that there were any privileges for Legendary members (as compared to Hero members) beyond symbolic - meaning the rank title itself.

Of course, we have to deal with ESG, KYC & AML, but each of them are attack vectors on Bitcoin to be avoided or minimized.

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Your further explanation above causes me to wonder exactly what are the "forum privileges" that allegedly currently exist for Legendary members that do not currently exist for Hero members?  

I was not aware that there were any privileges for Legendary members (as compared to Hero members) beyond symbolic - meaning the rank title itself.
Duh. I see I was wrong here Embarrassed . I thought only Legendary members were able to use colour background in their signatures. But now I just checked the rank thread and it seems that Hero Members are also able to do this ...

 I think I got confused because of the slightly different Senior Member ChipMixer signatures (without coloured backgrounds) which I thought also were the Hero Members' signatures.

In this case, I have no problem with the current rank system. The only "privilege" for Legendaries, in this case, were the 1000 auto-generated merits every Legendary got when the merit system started (in contrast to the 500 Hero merit points), and this one only was an one-time benefit.

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In this case, I have no problem with the current rank system. The only "privilege" for Legendaries, in this case, were the 1000 auto-generated merits every Legendary got when the merit system started (in contrast to the 500 Hero merit points), and this one only was an one-time benefit.

Does this mean grandfathered-in accounts received these points during the creation of the system but those just getting to Hero or Legendary won't necessarily receive the same points?
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In this case, I have no problem with the current rank system. The only "privilege" for Legendaries, in this case, were the 1000 auto-generated merits every Legendary got when the merit system started (in contrast to the 500 Hero merit points), and this one only was an one-time benefit.

Does this mean grandfathered-in accounts received these points during the creation of the system but those just getting to Hero or Legendary won't necessarily receive the same points?

You can look up the concept of grandfather clause on wikipedia.

The general grandfather clause idea is that if there is a change in a rule, the new rule will go into effect, but old members will not be adversely affected by the new rule (which means that they are grandfathered into keeping the benefits that they already received); however, in this case, this new merit system would be a kind of hybrid-grandfather clause because under this new merit system all new members are abiding by the same merit rules even though the older members are able to retain the rank that they already received and further all older members had received a one time airdrop of merits that was based on their rank at the time that the new system was put into place.  

Even though it is possible that there could be airdrops of merits in the future, this merit system is not designed in a way to anticipate such additional airdrops of merits but instead seems to intend that all members (no matter what their rank) receives additional merits by receiving them from other members rather than by any additional airdrops nor from admin.

Of course admin has discretion to do whatever it wants in terms of giving additional airdrops of merits for any reason or no reason, but as far as I know there is no evidence that any additional merits have been given to any members beyond the initial airdrops of merits on January 24, 2018 (and then a one time correction a few weeks later that went to some hero members to receive an additional 500 merits as long as those particular hero members had reached a certain level of activity as of January 24, 2018 (activity level of 775 or higher, I believe?).

Of course, we have to deal with ESG, KYC & AML, but each of them are attack vectors on Bitcoin to be avoided or minimized.

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My proposal is to eliminate the privileges for "Legendaries"

I think that the main difference between the hero and the legendary is in the time they spent on the bitcointalk (as well as merit, activity is also required). In this case, the activity indicator demonstrates really important data, namely, how long a person has been working on the forum. Despite the fact that I consider merit to be a more important indicator, activity still hasn`t lost its significance, especially in the case of higher ranks. Because no matter what good posts you write, you still need a lot of time to deal with all the requirements and rules of the forum, to “get acquainted” with the most active users and to establish yourself well. Another advantage for many participants is the different rates in signature campaigns. Most members want to raise the rank just for more money, so there is a gap between the hero and the legendary. But otherwise - with respect from other users and other privileges - I don`t see much difference.
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New graphs available.

After the new monthly merit source's refill, we had an 11% spike while 1 month ago we had a 170% spike, this means a lot of those 9600+ (maybe 3k+) merits were awarded from abusers/sellers !?!


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