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Old 07-12-2005, 01:25 AM   #61
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I'm not trying to make myself get more votes but if you look back on all the past winners, how many of them actually still post on here once and a while? I know Fino doesn't have his RS anymore and a a few of the others I haven't seen since they won.

I think that a percentage of the voting on the ROTY should be in board participation also.
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Old 07-12-2005, 01:34 AM   #62
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I think that a percentage of the voting on the ROTY should be in board participation also.
Ditto...and you know who is going to get my vote.
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Old 07-12-2005, 10:01 AM   #63
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I'm not trying to make myself get more votes but if you look back on all the past winners, how many of them actually still post on here once and a while? I know Fino doesn't have his RS anymore and a a few of the others I haven't seen since they won.

I think that a percentage of the voting on the ROTY should be in board participation also.
i agree contributing to the board is a big part, and should be considered a factor.
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Old 07-12-2005, 12:28 PM   #64
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I think that a percentage of the voting on the ROTY should be in board participation also..

Yes, I'll agree with that as well
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Old 07-12-2005, 12:33 PM   #65
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i don't even feel worthy of being a nominee for this.. :-(
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Old 07-12-2005, 01:04 PM   #66
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True dat ^^^^ It is a very tough issue, I personally don't know what way to go with it, you could have a lurker with an awesome car with tonnes of work..
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Old 07-12-2005, 01:27 PM   #67
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Noone is ever going to be able to determine how many insightful comments past ROTM winners have made. I know a lot of them haven't stuck around at all, like "Forddesigner", whos last post was actually in the ROTM showcase right after he won and hasn't posted since. I think most of the people who are actually going to vote will take that into consideration...but there isn't going to be any fair way that we could factor in contributions made to the website, because the people who don't post that often are going to get screwed while the people who post a lot are going to walk away with it. I think we should just leave it up to the voter...unless there is a good way of going about this?
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How do we factor that in though? Take a percentage of 10,000 posts and multiply your vote count by that percentage? That promotes post whoring, imo, someone could post worthless crap and help themselves win the contest. Just because a member doesn't have a super high post count doesn't mean they haven't contributed a lot to the forum.

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^Yeah, but how are you going to factor that in?
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I'm not talking about post whoring and worthless posts. True I would consider someone would posts helpful info and has won ROTM to be a top contender but when is the last time you saw a few of the ones that have won post? It just seems to me like a lot of them just posted to win then they stopped once they did. Maybe they still lurk but I haven't seen let's say Forddesigner or Scarecrow post in a good while and both of them have very nice Focus's.
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