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    Eternal Optimist / Cricket Web Staff Member GIMH's Avatar
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    Should posts in Off Topic be discounted from statistical discussions?

    Posts in the TF already get discounted and the quality of OT is arguably worse. So should these posts be removed, or have an asterisk next to them?

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    The stats show the board has been infested with poor quality posters, meaning the overall standard is poorer. The only reason the board has a somewhat respectable good post to bad post ratio is because of feasting on easy topics in comfortable conditions.

    I vote yes.

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    can i have all my posts discounted from statistical discussions
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    can i have all my posts discounted from discussions
    yep

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    All post of less than 250 characters should be disregarded, and indeed deleted immediately and their makers infracted - conversational skills need to be enhanced

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    All post of less than 250 characters should be disregarded, and indeed deleted immediately and their makers infracted - conversational skills need to be enhanced
    Any posts consisting only of smilies should subtract from your post count.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Any posts consisting only of smilies should subtract from your post count.
    Lol, you are speaking about a certain someone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent Nationaux View Post
    Lol, you are speaking about a certain someone.
    Hmmm...

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    Any posts consisting only of smilies should subtract from your post count.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    All post of less than 250 characters should be disregarded, and indeed deleted immediately and their makers infracted - conversational skills need to be enhanced
    This post ^ only has 137 characters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Any posts consisting only of smilies should subtract from your post count.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    All post of less than 250 characters should be disregarded, and indeed deleted immediately and their makers infracted - conversational skills need to be enhanced


    Instead of post count, we should have a word count. It would really hammer home how much of our lives we've wasted here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    All post of less than 250 characters should be disregarded, and indeed deleted immediately and their makers infracted - conversational skills need to be enhanced
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