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Postby JO 753 » Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:58 pm

A few questionz about the thanks ratingz

If a post gets to 11 thanks, woud it show 110%?

I notised that a thanks I did today wuz only worth 9.09%! Hav I flooded the market? Iz it inflation?
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Pyrrho » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:01 pm

I think it's calculated on how many thanks per post per post count in a given topic.
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Postby Pyrrho » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:04 pm

Weird, though. I'll see what's what.
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby scrmbldggs » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:12 pm

I think I can explain... last nite I became just another user: viewtopic.php?p=294444#p294444


What? How am I to know what it would do. :pardon:
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Pyrrho » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:33 pm

Oh well that's because the limit of "thanks" shown is set at 10. I can set it higher.

The way the math works in a post rating:

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'POST_REPUT'            => round($row['post_thanks'] / ($max_post_thanks / 100), $this->config['thanks_number_digits']) . '%',


So because the "max post thanks" is set to 10, a "thank" in a post is calculated as

1 divided by 0.1, which should equal a value of 10% per thank.

It's being rounded but that should still give a 10% value per thank.

Anyway...a post with the most thanks gets a rating of 100% no matter what the numbers say.

Still should not be seeing a "9.09%" rating. I have the system set for 2 decimal places but still...that isn't mathematically correct.

Maybe there's a Federal Thanks Tax.
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:41 pm

Looks more like the result of high frequency traders making an arbitrage between the Thanks being given and when it actually gets posted. Our stock market "works" the same way.
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby JO 753 » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:56 pm

Thats a good theory! Who wuz it who sed "follow the money"?
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby TJrandom » Mon Aug 01, 2016 1:12 am

I confess... I have been siphoning off the insignificant digits... I am now up to 21.764 thanks. :)

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Postby JO 753 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:34 am

Sure its not 21,764? For sure sumbudy in accounting woud notis that.
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Gord » Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:45 am

When someone's Thanks reached 11, it caused everyone else's Thanks percentages to be changed from 10% per post to 9.1% per post. That way, the person with the top number of Thanks for one post would be at 100% (9.1% x 11 is approximately 100%), and everyone else would be compared to that new top number.
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby TJrandom » Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:42 am

smartypants...

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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby JO 753 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:49 am

I just added my thanks to Gawdz post to test that out, but the thanks alredy there had chanjed to show scrmbldggs insted uv 'and 1 other user' and had gon down to 10 namez. So now it iz 11. If your theory iz correct Gord, adding another thanks shoud chanje single thanks to 8.33%.
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Postby Pyrrho » Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:24 pm

Yeah but...I changed the limit of names to 20 and the percentage didn't change. Has to be looking at some other value, or the database isn't updated with the new value for some reason.
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Postby JO 753 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:35 pm

Alienz. Haz to be.
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:43 pm

Okay, I sucked up to Pyrrho in every post he made. Where's my cookie?
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby TJrandom » Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:28 pm

Or... it is getting senile... maybe some alzheimer setting in, and is slowly deteriorating...

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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Aztexan » Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:53 pm

God this place is weird
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Postby scrmbldggs » Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:08 pm

11:11ish!
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Aztexan » Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:15 am

I'm busy then. Howzabout 12:30ish? :P
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Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:43 am

Your wish is my.... Hey, waitaminit! :nownow:
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:56 am

Aztexan wrote:God this place is weird

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Postby Gord » Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:44 am

JO 753 wrote:I just added my thanks to Gawdz post to test that out, but the thanks alredy there had chanjed to show scrmbldggs insted uv 'and 1 other user' and had gon down to 10 namez. So now it iz 11. If your theory iz correct Gord, adding another thanks shoud chanje single thanks to 8.33%.

Fine, I'll put mine back. I took it away to fix things, but since we're gonna be old and busted, let's be really old and really busted. :P
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Gord » Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:46 am

8.3%. Is everybody happy now?

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Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:49 am

:hmm: Why do we have to have the ratings at all? :scratch:
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Gord » Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:25 am

Because statistics are important. 76.4% of people know that!
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Aztexan » Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:47 am

Drunks use statistics like an {!#%@}'s opinion: it illuminates my ass
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Re: Thanks ratingz

Postby Aztexan » Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:47 am

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Aztexan wrote:God this place is weird

"They're all mad save thee and me, and even thou are well south of a fruit bat."


I think it's called guanophrenia
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