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Thanks JasonLambert, even though I've posted here a few times in the coffee Lounge, didn't think it was a true post per se. It makes sense that this was done....
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    coffee lounge posting


    Thanks JasonLambert, even though I've posted here a few times in the coffee Lounge, didn't think it was a true post per se. It makes sense that this was done.

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    Eliminate the post counts and write a complex script that parses each thread for "usefulness", using an algorithm that loosely follows:
    1. +1 point for naming config files
    2. +2 points for "Thank you user_name" following a post
    3. +1 point for mentioning the word "kernel"
    4. +1 point for the words "There are many ways to solve the problem in *nix"
    5. -1 point for more than one emoticon
    6. -2 points for posts shorter than four words
    7. -1 point for posts where the quote appears below the response

    Ok!

    Seriously, post count really doesn't mean much. One could have 30 very insightful posts, while another could have 800 posts that consist of "What do I do now?" and "Winblows sucks" and "I agree".

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    Thanks a lot! I'ma check how much I'm down .

    Hell.. It is more then 100 still! Must be from all those windows-topics in the coffee lounge... Nevermind! It's a great thing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by anomie
    Eliminate the post counts and write a complex script that parses each thread for "usefulness", using an algorithm that loosely follows:
    1. +1 point for naming config files
    2. +2 points for "Thank you user_name" following a post
    3. +1 point for mentioning the word "kernel"
    4. +1 point for the words "There are many ways to solve the problem in *nix"
    5. -1 point for more than one emoticon
    6. -2 points for posts shorter than four words
    7. -1 point for posts where the quote appears below the response

    Ok!
    rofl, I must say that such an algorithm looks quite attractive.
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    good call i think

    Though it does mean i have to re-work on helping people to re-gain my "Resident Guru" status. hehe
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    I agree with this decision. Thank you for implementing it.

    Edit: Woohoo, I still get to be Resident Guru,
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbaloo
    Damn, I didn't realize I had so many posts in the coffee lounge.
    Same here. I was beginning to enjoy my engineer status. I have recently made a more concerted effort to not post in the coffe lounge. Oh well....

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    Yeah losing that newest penguin wasn't fun. All for a good cause I guess.

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    I kept all my penguins :P

    But now I have to reach that 1,000 mark again
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    But at least you can have a thread about it when you do and not feel guilty !!

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