Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 17

Thread: Points?

  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 40,423, Level: 62
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 1,227
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    isuforlife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    3,351
    Points
    40,423
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 238
    Given: 854

    Points?

    How come on my profile I have 11819 points and when I post a thread I only show 7810?



  2. #2
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 561,404, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    19,736
    Points
    561,404
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,328
    Given: 9,762

    Re: Points>?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    How come on my profile I have 11819 points and when I post a thread I only show 7810?
    In an attempt to scale down the over-inflated Rep system, Jeremy put in some kind of equation where it calculates it differently. It still shows the old number in some places, though.


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  3. #3
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 9,488, Level: 29
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 462
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran5000 Experience Points
    Mrs.ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    335
    Points
    9,488
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Points>?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    How come on my profile I have 11819 points and when I post a thread I only show 7810?
    Rep Points is the old rep system, Rep Power is the new rep system. You should look at what you posts say.

    Mrs.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 468,789, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    40,720
    Points
    468,789
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 905
    Given: 104

    Re: Points?

    It is rep points, they do nothing, no use worrying about it...Credits are more important. That is why I have so many more credits than rep....

    Wait, no scratch that.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 40,423, Level: 62
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 1,227
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    isuforlife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    3,351
    Points
    40,423
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 238
    Given: 854

    Re: Points>?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    In an attempt to scale down the over-inflated Rep system, Jeremy put in some kind of equation where it calculates it differently. It still shows the old number in some places, though.
    Thanks Angie, you always have the most logical answer, Thanks for the info



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 412,402, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    25,624
    Points
    412,402
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,976
    Given: 2,160

    Re: Points>?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    Thanks Angie, you always have the most logical answer, Thanks for the info

    Thats Angie for ya...all logic no fun.



  7. #7
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 561,404, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    19,736
    Points
    561,404
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,328
    Given: 9,762

    Re: Points>?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    Thanks Angie, you always have the most logical answer, Thanks for the info
    That's too sweet! I hope it made sense. It was one of the several things attempted during the Karma-Thanks-Rep trials this past weekend. It was the most like the old (familiar) system yet still made the system a little easier to manage.


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 30,204, Level: 53
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 646
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Blandboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Bettendorf
    Posts
    2,243
    Points
    30,204
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 100
    Given: 62

    Re: Points?

    Rep points, schmep points. Who gives a rip? The system's seriously flawed. All you gotta do is post something that somebody who has a gazillion posts disagress with and it's all taken away. Just say what's on your mind (without personally attacking anyone) and let the points fall where they may. No need to worry about being PC ... Hillbillary's not in the White House, yet!



  9. #9
    Addict Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CTAClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Amerika
    Posts
    9,217
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Points>?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    That's too sweet! I hope it made sense. It was one of the several things attempted during the Karma-Thanks-Rep trials this past weekend. It was the most like the old (familiar) system yet still made the system a little easier to manage.
    Why is their an asterix next to your Queen Nerd title? Did you cheat on something? I thought nerds didn't have to cheat.


    "If you can't hear me, it's because I'm in parentheses."



  10. #10
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 561,404, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    19,736
    Points
    561,404
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,328
    Given: 9,762

    Re: Points>?

    Quote Originally Posted by CTAClone View Post
    Why is their an asterix next to your Queen Nerd title? Did you cheat on something? I thought nerds didn't have to cheat.
    I think it was the Build-A-Burger competition. 22 and I got in - maybe partially because I put our names in the box a couple of times for the drawing. We still won on our own merits!!


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 104,269, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    everyyard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    6,365
    Points
    104,269
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 393
    Given: 414

    Re: Points?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    How come on my profile I have 11819 points and when I post a thread I only show 7810?
    honestly I wouldnt' worry about it. Neither one mean anything except to people who have low self esteem and use the message boards to build their self image through positive reinforcement.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 353,312, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    isucyfan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Saint Paul, MN
    Posts
    19,883
    Points
    353,312
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 139
    Given: 7

    Re: Points?

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    honestly I wouldnt' worry about it. Neither one mean anything except to people who have low self esteem and use the message boards to build their self image through positive reinforcement.
    Dang, now that I know this, I will have to go back to self-flagellation, cutting, and genital mutilation.


    Forever trying to find a cure for the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

  13. #13
    Addict Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CTAClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Amerika
    Posts
    9,217
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Points>?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    We still won on our own merits!!
    Merits...Ha!!! That's not what the asterix says.


    "If you can't hear me, it's because I'm in parentheses."



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 17,868, Level: 40
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 182
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Dormeezy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    1,187
    Points
    17,868
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 720

    Re: Points?

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Dang, now that I know this, I will have to go back to self-flagellation, cutting, and genital mutilation.
    yikes




  15. #15
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 10,751, Level: 31
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 499
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Olathe
    Posts
    242
    Points
    10,751
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 3

    Re: Points?

    Rep points lost meaning when one MU fan made 1 posts and instantly got 6 digits of rep points.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • HOOPS: Iowa State @ Texas Tech
  • February 10, 2016
  • 08:00 PM