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Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« on: October 16, 2013, 03:16:14 PM »
As you can tell from my user-text, I use the Darwins feature a lot, so I noticed something interesting: the positive one is called "Applaud" and the negative one is called "Smite."  I don't know if you guys can change it, but if so, can we call it "Bless" and "Smite?"  That would seem more godly.  Besides, applause and DAMNATION don't really seem to be fair opposites.  I'm not sure if those are set in stone or you can modify them, but it's just my 2% of one American dollar.

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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2013, 03:36:38 PM »
I don't like "Blessed".

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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2013, 03:39:09 PM »
I don't like "Blessed".

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That's why you have so many smites  ;)
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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2013, 03:39:49 PM »
Applause and smite are antonyms though. Smite isn't really synonymous with damning.
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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2013, 04:08:55 PM »
I don't like "Blessed".

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That's why you have so many smites  ;)


Oh...I thought it was because I am an asshole. My bad. I stand corrected.

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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2013, 09:44:33 PM »
A major no on blessed. That would really tick me off.

Smite reminds me of knights striking each other. Perhaps because I'm living at a renaissance festival right now, I could get behind "huzzah!" for applause. lol!!!
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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2013, 09:50:02 PM »
"Smart", "Intelligent", "Excellent", etc., I think would work.

But "Applaud" is simple and easy.

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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2013, 10:10:12 PM »
Meh, fair is fair.  Good for me.
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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2013, 03:39:25 PM »
Benny,

thanks for the suggestion.  I appreciate that you have enough interest in the forum that you want to make it better.  We had a long discussion a couple years ago about whether to use the karma system and what to call it.  I'd rather not go through that again.  But don't be discouraged.  keep offering suggestions.  Sincerely.
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Re: Minor suggestion re: the Karma system/Darwins
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2013, 09:45:29 PM »
Yeah, don't let Nam discourage you...that wanker.

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