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Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:22 AM Reply

Dear Newgrounds,

This is my formal suggestion to have a user's sign up date removed from the forums/profile. People just use the sign up date to compare themselves to one another and try to form some sort of ranking system. I also suggest that the post count is removed. This is also a place of comparision. People just use these things to put others down and it keeps people from having intelligent arguments. People don't use thier brains to insult people they simply say, "ZOMG I hav mor posts dan j00" or "OGM jew signed up in '07"

On second thought people will find whatever they can to stroke thier e-peen so don't change anything. How big is your e-peen?

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:23 AM Reply

My e-peen is tiny. And shriveled.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:24 AM Reply

Only if they may both be replaced with Awesome Points which are given out at random


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:24 AM Reply

No, I like to be able to see how long a person has been here, if you get rid of it, then it's all on post count. Then people will complain about post count. Then it's just level, and that will be removed too. Then all we have is our name.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:25 AM Reply

I'd say from the forum layout, but not the profile. For the forum, it's not information that matters, for the profile, it is.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:25 AM Reply

You might as well remove the level system while you're at it.

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:26 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:22 AM, Testerline wrote: Dear Newgrounds,

This is my formal suggestion to have a user's sign up date removed from the forums/profile. People just use the sign up date to compare themselves to one another and try to form some sort of ranking system. I also suggest that the post count is removed. This is also a place of comparision. People just use these things to put others down and it keeps people from having intelligent arguments. People don't use thier brains to insult people they simply say, "ZOMG I hav mor posts dan j00" or "OGM jew signed up in '07"

On second thought people will find whatever they can to stroke thier e-peen so don't change anything. How big is your e-peen?

How come would you ask the NG stuff like that? If you wanted to remove it, then we won't know when we signed up. And as for the posts, we won't know them. All these sign ups and post counts are required for the members to know.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:29 AM Reply

It wasn't a real suggestion, it was merely a commentary on user's desire to compete against one another to be a super star. Next time I will be more straight forward so more people can understand.

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:31 AM Reply

I think it would be interesting if the server crashed and all of the stats were suddenly just gone. Everyone would have to sign up again, the flashes would all have to be resubmitted, people would have to start posting and blamming from zero, etc.

I'm curious how many of the high-stat regulars would just leave instead of being on the same level as the 'noobs' they so despise.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:32 AM Reply

we should also get rid of all personal information and simply name everyone anonymous


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:32 AM Reply

Then how do we know which users to hate?


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:34 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:22 AM, Testerline wrote: Dear Newgrounds,
How big is your e-peen?

Erect or flaccid?


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:34 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:31 AM, Timmy wrote:
I'm curious how many of the high-stat regulars would just leave instead of being on the same level as the 'noobs' they so despise.

It could be quite the social experiment. I am guessing that the loss of members wouldn't be at the highest end. Those users probably contribute tot he site out of habit. The users who are lost are those who get a sense of accomplishment and worth from their post count, level, sign up date etc. I would hang around to see what happened though.

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:35 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:32 AM, emochild wrote: Then how do we know which users to hate?

I just bypass looking at the signup date, and hate everyone on sight.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:35 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:32 AM, fahrenheit wrote: we should also get rid of all personal information and simply name everyone anonymous

I C WUT U DID THAR!

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:35 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:32 AM, emochild wrote: Then how do we know which users to hate?

<3 this post. It was my first laugh of the day.

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:36 AM Reply

thread lock in 3...2...1


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:37 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:32 AM, emochild wrote: Then how do we know which users to hate?

The sign up date will be replaced with user's age.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:37 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:32 AM, emochild wrote: Then how do we know which users to hate?

I can tell which users are from '07 by the way they post, thanks.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:40 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:29 AM, Testerline wrote: It wasn't a real suggestion, it was merely a commentary on user's desire to compete against one another to be a super star. Next time I will be more straight forward so more people can understand.

I'm pretty sure no one read the last sentence of your post.

you know, the part about 'don't change anything'
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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:44 AM Reply

Post count, sign-up date, and level icons should just be removed from the thread page itself.

If someone's post struck you as interesting, than you could click their username to go to their personal page to look at their stats and what not. It's the only place where all that info should be, as it would be more relevant.

Also, having tons of different 100x100 images makes the thread page look so damn cluttered.

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:48 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:32 AM, KemCab wrote: 06/09/01

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I salute you.

I wish someone would salute me one day :[


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:51 AM Reply

And replace it with EXP points again.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:52 AM Reply

I'll go ahead and respond to this topic, you all have probably never seen me before, yeah I just lurk. Anyways, I wouldn't have any problem with it, but I also don't think it's an important change.. It will probably never change because this is the way Tom wanted it in the first place, they have made tweaks to that certain section in question before ya know. But in the end guys, it's you that counts, not your post count or your level. Newgrounds wants strong community supporters, If you look around a little you will see what I mean. Unless you're retarded, oh wait... LOL


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:52 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:24 AM, Electric-Bla wrote: No, I like to be able to see how long a person has been here, if you get rid of it, then it's all on post count. Then people will complain about post count. Then it's just level, and that will be removed too. Then all we have is our name.

Then we'd be all complaining about our names, so we'll end up as nothing but invisable posters :o

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 02:52 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:48 AM, 3 wrote:
At 12/17/07 02:32 AM, KemCab wrote: 06/09/01

O
I salute you.
I wish someone would salute me one day :[

Holy shit you could be level 60 by now! And look at your post count! GET TO WORK >:(

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 03:06 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:40 AM, Insert-Pie wrote: I'm pretty sure no one read the last sentence of your post.

you know, the part about 'don't change anything'

Yeah people are in such a hurry to get their post counts up they don't bother reading the entire thread. They just read until they have found a 10 words they can string into the form of a sentence. Thank you for actually reading it all.

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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 03:13 AM Reply

At 12/17/07 02:52 AM, cast wrote: I'll go ahead and respond to this topic, you all have probably never seen me before, yeah I just lurk. Anyways, I wouldn't have any problem with it, but I also don't think it's an important change. It will probably never change because this is the way Tom wanted it in the first place, they have made tweaks to that certain section in question before ya know. But in the end guys, it's you that counts, not your post count or your level.

Exactly. Being 14 with a '06 account doesn't make you superior to a 21 year old with a '07. It makes you a kid that signed up a year ago is all. You still haven't even been through high school and you're going to try to convince someone that you know more than a college student because you have 1,000 post about video games and anime, or that you have the maturity to conduct yourself as an adult because you signed up on a flash submission website sooner than someone else?
I say do away with the sign up date. If I could remember the password to my original account, I might say otherwise. Since I can't, I'm pissed that I'm stuck with this '07 under my name.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 03:22 AM Reply

You do have a point I will say that but still. There are four types of users: Trolls, Nooblets, decent folk and Noob Trolls. The only people who really uses these things as insults are noobs, Trolls and Noob Trolls. I will be the first to admit I have done it in the past but to shut some retard up and nothing more.


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Response to Petition To Remove Sign Up Date Dec. 17th, 2007 @ 03:41 AM Reply

I'm glad this wasn't an official petition. :P
And mine is bigger.