Suggestion:20120801 Lower Stats Page Requirement to 8

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20120801 Lower Stats Page Requirement to 8

RossWHO????ness 18:27, 1 August 2012 (BST)

Suggestion type
Game statistics Group Rankings change

Suggestion scope
Meta-gaming/groups.

Suggestion description
As the number of active characters has decreased/levelled out, so too group membership is down overall. I therefore propose that we lower the current bar, and show groups with eight or more known members in the Group Rankings listings (down from the old ten).

It would boost recruitment and visibility for many smaller groups and/or those groups that flit between being on the stats page and not.

A simple change that could positively impact the smaller, closer knit, usually more territorial groups this game now produces, whilst offering more visibility for established and brand new groups alike.

It Should be noted, that I've stolen the idea wholly from, Bosch. I'm just delivering his baby.

It should be noted the stats page used to be a lot longer than it currently is. (A lot longer) and as such, should easily accommodate such a change.


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Keep Votes

  1. Keep So good an idea, I stole it. --RossWHO????ness 18:28, 1 August 2012 (BST)
  2. Keep Thanks for moving this forward, Ross. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 19:41, 1 August 2012 (BST)
  3. Keep/Change - Lower it, but lower it to whatever will expand it to be the right size, rather than necessarily lowering it to 8. Whether that means lowering it to 9, 8, 7, or 6, just go with whatever is best. Aichon 20:50, 1 August 2012 (BST)
  4. Keep Makes sense, but probably just another suggestion that will never be implemented because somebody is lazy. -- Johnny Twotoes 20:55, 1 August 2012 (BST)
    Reply... lazy or uninterested? Q2019 thread about UD, if what was said in that thread is true, be glad some suggestions were implemented. -- Son of Sin 21:12, 1 August 2012 (BST)

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  1. Kill... I'm sure Kevan has better things to do. A better suggestion may be to ask Kevan to give away UD to a new developer...someone who has played for years, still plays and will update/upgrade the game. And a developer who is unbiased (has played Survivor, Zombie, Dualist, PKer, Bounty Hunter, etc). Sidenote: I'm accustomed to message board editing, so ignore the minor edits. -- Son of Sin 21:12, 1 August 2012 (BST)

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  1. Keep - I am the author and I am allowed to vote once on my own suggestions. --MrSuggester 05:01, 11 Nov 2005 (GMT)
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  3. Keep - Good sugestion. no signature --FakeSuggester 07:39, 15 Nov 2005 (GMT)

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  1. Kill - This is a terrible idea, but you can totally fix it up. --NegativeGal 06:01, 12 Nov 2005 (GMT)
    • Re - Please be more specific about how to fix it on the discussion page. --MrSuggester 14:01, 12 Nov 2005 (GMT)
      • Re - Sure, I have detailed my proposed fixes here. --NegativeGal 23:38, 12 Nov 2005 (GMT)
  2. Kill - You will eat my poopie and love it! --PooEater 11:12, 13 Nov 2005 (GMT)
    • Note - Inane vote removed. Defend in discussion. --DaModerator 11:13, 13 Nov 2005 (GMT)

Spam/Dupe Votes

  1. Spam - Kung Fu CB Mama on Wheels is an inappropriate Survivor Class. --NoFunAtAll 09:01, 12 Nov 2005 (GMT)
  2. Dupe - Duplicate Suggestion --AnotherSuggester 05:01, 14 Nov 2005 (GMT)
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