Register | Sign In


Understanding through Discussion


EvC Forum active members: 56 (9170 total)
1 online now:
Newest Member: Neptune7
Post Volume: Total: 917,367 Year: 4,624/9,624 Month: 399/1,096 Week: 104/119 Day: 0/4 Hour: 0/0


Thread  Details

Email This Thread
Newer Topic | Older Topic
  
Author Topic:   Quick Questions, Short Answers - No Debate
Granny Magda
Member (Idle past 95 days)
Posts: 2462
From: UK
Joined: 11-12-2007


(1)
Message 238 of 653 (645894)
12-31-2011 8:53 AM


Ratings Still Suck
I still think that the ratings system, whilst technically very good, is inappropriate for this forum.
Creationist participants here are labouring under enough discouragement already without their having to be rated a humiliating 1.3 or something. After all, they're under enough pressure just being wrong about everything. I know that if I was on a board where every creationist had a rating from 7 - 10 whilst every evolutionist languished on a 1 - 3 rating I would feel chagrined and unwelcome. We don't need to make creationist participants feel unwelcome. Without them, there would be no purpose to this board. We already have a paucity of creo members at the moment, no need to make it worse.
I know that some people like the ratings system and I know that it's part of Percy's programming goals, but I just can't help but think that it is counter to the goal of promoting understanding through discussion.
Mutate and Survive

Replies to this message:
 Message 239 by nwr, posted 12-31-2011 9:25 AM Granny Magda has seen this message but not replied
 Message 240 by Admin, posted 12-31-2011 9:45 AM Granny Magda has seen this message but not replied
 Message 242 by Buzsaw, posted 12-31-2011 2:13 PM Granny Magda has seen this message but not replied

  
Newer Topic | Older Topic
Jump to:


Copyright 2001-2023 by EvC Forum, All Rights Reserved

™ Version 4.2
Innovative software from Qwixotic © 2024