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Award awesome threads?

CentipeedCentipeed Registered User regular
I'll be the first to admit (Probably because it's my idea) that I thought of this because I think the threads I make are goddamn awesome. Still, does anyone think that having a monthly award (Recognition, not some kind of physical prize) for the best thread in G&T/SE++ etc. is a good idea?

It seems as if offering recognition for effort put into making threads would improve the average quality of those threads.

Ninja edit: Also I want to point out that making a joke along the lines of "This thread wouldn't win" is mega-balls.

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    WillethWilleth Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Or it would mean that there are a ton of wanky threads made just to get an award.

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    CentipeedCentipeed Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Willeth wrote: »
    Or it would mean that there are a ton of wanky threads made just to get an award.

    Wanky? You mean, bad? Then they wouldn't get the award, would they?

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    Grid SystemGrid System Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    There's already the thread rating tool, and people hardly ever use that outside of the AP forum.

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    IriahIriah Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    and then perhaps a Tidy Thread award for the threads with the neatest punctuation and spelling and hedges and so forth

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    WillethWilleth Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Centipeed wrote: »
    Willeth wrote: »
    Or it would mean that there are a ton of wanky threads made just to get an award.

    Wanky? You mean, bad? Then they wouldn't get the award, would they?

    I mean like a Beige thread.

    "The Role Of Female Protagonists In a Male-Oriented Entertainment Medium" or whatever.

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    Mojo_JojoMojo_Jojo We are only now beginning to understand the full power and ramifications of sexual intercourse Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    There's already the thread rating tool, and people hardly ever use that outside of the AP forum.
    Exactly. This and the AP forum. Job done.

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    ObsObs __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    What can we do to increase people's awareness of the rating tool for threads?

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    TavTav Irish Minister for DefenceRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Iriah wrote: »
    and then perhaps a Tidy Thread award for the threads with the neatest punctuation and spelling and hedges and so forth

    Writer's Block :arrow:

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    IriahIriah Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    whoosh

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    Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator Mod Emeritus
    edited February 2009
    we don't need to award threads, it just seems unnecessary

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    KhavallKhavall British ColumbiaRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Moe Fwacky wrote: »
    we don't need to award threads, it just seems unnecessary

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    MKRMKR Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Tav wrote: »
    Iriah wrote: »
    and then perhaps a Tidy Thread award for the threads with the neatest punctuation and spelling and hedges and so forth

    Writer's Block :arrow:

    Clearly you've never ventured into the chat thread.

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