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10. Plainbachur (1392 EQPs)

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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #240 on: June 04, 2015, 09:27:01 AM »
Makes sense, I wasn't around then but I'd probably be more upset about missing the DO then the free meal it's nice and all but not why I'd go...
Several people came via standby that didn't have 10 HTs, but I picked up the tab for everyone that night.

It's the problem any company has with targeted promos.  When they target people, others who feel deserving are bound to get offended.
I'm not sure what the solution is for that.

I didn't think a DO based on a set criterion would be controversial, but that's what it became.
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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #241 on: June 04, 2015, 09:28:36 AM »

Several people came via standby that didn't have 10 HTs, but I picked up the tab for everyone that night.
Hey I love a free meal as much as the next guy but I probably wouldve insisted on paying myself in that case...I guess we'll never find out.

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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #242 on: June 04, 2015, 09:31:40 AM »

I didn't think a DO based on a set criterion would be controversial, but that's what it became.
It makes sense, if I was a huge poster and helped a lot of people out I'd definitely be insulted to be excluded just because I'm not the type that finds the deals...

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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #243 on: June 04, 2015, 09:35:41 AM »
Exactly why I haven't repeated this DO.  I was left with a bunch of angry folks and a wallet over $1,000 lighter.

I know a bunch of folks who weren't angry...

And quit kvetching about the cost. You stole my gnocchi - who are you to complain?
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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #244 on: June 04, 2015, 09:36:49 AM »
 ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #245 on: June 04, 2015, 09:44:30 AM »
I would love a free meal.  :-[
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« Reply #246 on: June 04, 2015, 09:50:01 AM »
I would love a free meal.  :-[
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« Reply #247 on: June 04, 2015, 10:00:15 AM »
Speak to the Lightning. They seemed to be giving everything away last night in the third period.
I can wait until game five but that might not happen.  :)
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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #248 on: June 04, 2015, 10:08:16 AM »
You can do one without publicizing it if the purpose is to thank them or encourage those users. Afterwards you can talk about it without disclosing the criteria or how many were there.
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« Reply #249 on: June 04, 2015, 10:12:43 AM »
I didn't think a DO based on a set criterion would be controversial, but that's what it became.
Do what you think is right. You know it is impossible to satisfy everyone. You could offer a free meal to every DDF member and some would complain the day you picked they could not make it.
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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #250 on: June 04, 2015, 10:21:30 AM »
You can do one without publicizing it if the purpose is to thank them or encourage those users. Afterwards you can talk about it without disclosing the criteria or how many were there.
And that would create less angst because?

Do what you think is right. You know it is impossible to satisfy everyone. You could offer a free meal to every DDF member and some would complain the day you picked they could not make it.
True.
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« Reply #251 on: June 04, 2015, 10:22:00 AM »
OK, I seem to be the motivating factor, at least in part, for not doing another HT-driven type sponsored DO.

I hereby renounce, recant, and reject any critical aspersions I may have cast on such an event and hope that Dan does another with those members who are deserving, however that term is defined by the individual/entity sponsoring such an event.

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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #252 on: June 04, 2015, 10:22:38 AM »
LOL.
But it wasn't just you.  That's evident just from posts from today as well as reading this thread.
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« Reply #253 on: June 04, 2015, 10:53:46 AM »
LOL.
But it wasn't just you.  That's evident just from posts from today as well as reading this thread.
Whenever you exclude people it'll hurt feelings that's life, sometimes they're right sometimes not either way people move on.

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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #254 on: June 04, 2015, 10:54:31 AM »
If you add the ability to thumbs-up/+1 posts on DDF, that might be a way to indicate helpful posters.

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« Reply #255 on: June 04, 2015, 10:55:12 AM »
If you add the ability to thumbs-up/+1 posts on DDF, that might be a way to indicate helpful posters.
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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #257 on: June 04, 2015, 10:56:27 AM »
Fair & Balanced
here is my proposal

the DO participants should be voted in by DDF members, if everyone is selfish and votes for themselves there's no winner.
If everyone plays well, the winner will represent the ones who voted them in.

How to implement
Generate a report with members starting XXX post count. (those that don't post aren't helpful)
use ssi to create a custom page (to verify membership)
only members with xxx post count can vote (to prevent new registrations to vote [current members from creating new accounts to vote again])
a member could only vote once (other wise its pointless [Suggestion: maybe redeem HT for more votes])
there's a minimum vote count one needs to be the winner (to ensure global participation)

After all it's only a game and everyone understands that a game has winners and losers, for those that get insulted for losing a game this is good therapy
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Re: A DO Tonight For People With Hat Tips! (Standby options for others)
« Reply #258 on: June 04, 2015, 10:57:05 AM »
And that is why the +/-1 will never work...

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« Reply #259 on: June 04, 2015, 11:04:25 AM »
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Now imagine you could've hit the thumbs-down on my post, wouldn't that be helpful?