Leo Gura

Discussion: The End Of Reputation & Rank?

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So far my initial impression is that I like it, but I have learned as of late my initial impressions are wrong about 50 percent of the time.


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This is a great implementation and i think it will remove a lot of posts people make just in order to get some kind of acknowledgement, and leave room for posts that people make without thinking about gathering points.

Removing the point system removes a pointless distraction the mind has an easy way of getting addicted to. I see a lot of resistance to this change here based on an assumption that high points being some sort of automatic sign of quality. This is a very limited view in my opinion, a lot of high point posts i've seen have been horrible. A consensus is not an automatic sign of quality, just look at how our world works. 

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We could remove the post count too, I can't seem to understand its usefulness.


How to face your fears: The "Hello darkness my old friend" technique
Books I recommand: The Power of Now from Eckhart Tolle/The Truth About Spiritual Enlightenment from Shanmugam P

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You can't even say a thank you with a thumbs up anymore and that's very annoying.

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1 hour ago, Lynnel said:

You can't even say a thank you with a thumbs up anymore and that's very annoying.

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How to face your fears: The "Hello darkness my old friend" technique
Books I recommand: The Power of Now from Eckhart Tolle/The Truth About Spiritual Enlightenment from Shanmugam P

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My only source of self worth has been taken from me. Goodbye cruel world. 


“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few” 
― Shunryu Suzuki

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9 hours ago, AleksM said:

@Leo Gura

I don't like it at all for the reasons I already mentioned here:

It's a big waste of time, to read all the threads from the first post to the last one and fill myself with the uninformed opinions from newbies, I want to quickly scan the page to identify any great insights, identify the insights from highly reputable members and to see if there is a productive discussion.

That's what's called Group Think. And the whole point was to kill it off.

I want people thinking more for themselves. Yes, that takes more effort and time.

Let's see how things go. It can take some time to get used to a change like this. And I understand not everyone will like it. And some of you have some legit reasons. As with everything, there are tough trade-offs such decisions.


"Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself." -- Rumi

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@Leo Gura   

I felt the like thing was a actually a good gauge of how much ego were in my comments.

If I wrote something really inspired and heartfelt in the spirit of sharing and contributing it got alot of likes.

If I wrote something without much consideration and a tinge of arrogance it didnt get any likes.

That was pretty cool to notice.

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That's horrible. 

Why you do think capitalism works? Incentives... 


“True change is within; leave the outside as it is.” — Dalai Lama 

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1 hour ago, Nexeternity said:

@Leo Gura   

I felt the like thing was a actually a good gauge of how much ego were in my comments.

If I wrote something really inspired and heartfelt in the spirit of sharing and contributing it got alot of likes.

If I wrote something without much consideration and a tinge of arrogance it didnt get any likes.

That was pretty cool to notice.

Ya. I was getting some depth self awareness in that also. Just, kinda, boring now (in that regard).


The Truth is unbelievable.

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2 hours ago, Nexeternity said:

@Leo Gura   

If I wrote something without much consideration and a tinge of arrogance it didnt get any likes.

Not always true, some of my posts are the proofs.

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How to face your fears: The "Hello darkness my old friend" technique
Books I recommand: The Power of Now from Eckhart Tolle/The Truth About Spiritual Enlightenment from Shanmugam P

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All my posts have awareness, self and ego in them otherwise I wouldn't be able function like a human being enough to post it... well, that and neither the dog or cat can type.


Being at peace is a lasting genuine fulfillment that knowing the truth is not a peer of.

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Thank goodness the reputations are gone. This place felt like an early facebook with that damn like button. 

Other things I hope Leo considers 

  • Removal of post counter 
  • Removal of the personal text box thingy under each reply 
  • Removal of the personal profile page (or at least make it more private). 
Edited by Alii

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I really like the new system. Everything is much clearer and the Hierarchy on the forum feels a lot more flattened out. It’s easier to just read everyone’s comment without getting distracted about how high they are up the ranks. 

@Leo Gura

 


Your life is your life, don't let it be clubbed into dank submission

-Charles Bukowski

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On the subject of the higher quality post needing to stand out: Those already get highlighted with the FEATURED function. 

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