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What format for the monthly competition would you prefer?

Survey period: 26 Aug 2013 to 2 Sep 2013

There's been a lot of debate so we wanted to open the floor to you for your say. Suggestions, variations and crazy wild ideas welcome. Just make it fair and fun.

OptionVotes% 
Manual voting: You vote for each article category on home page29653.43
Automatic selection: the article with the highest ratings within a given time period win21638.99
Something else?427.58

View optional text answers (38 answers)


 
GeneralManual voting: You vote for each article category on home page Pin
SOHAM_GANDHI3-Feb-14 7:40
MemberSOHAM_GANDHI3-Feb-14 7:40 
GeneralTo those who said "A combination of both" Pin
Chris Maunder19-Jan-14 12:44
cofounderChris Maunder19-Jan-14 12:44 
GeneralCombination of both Pin
Paul M Watt29-Aug-13 20:22
mentorPaul M Watt29-Aug-13 20:22 
GeneralRe: Combination of both Pin
Shao Voon Wong29-Aug-13 21:11
mvaShao Voon Wong29-Aug-13 21:11 
GeneralRe: Combination of both Pin
Paul M Watt30-Aug-13 3:30
mentorPaul M Watt30-Aug-13 3:30 
QuestionManual voting. I have a question though ? Pin
Master.Man198029-Aug-13 9:46
MemberMaster.Man198029-Aug-13 9:46 
GeneralManual voting will always a good option Pin
koolprasadd27-Aug-13 21:38
professionalkoolprasadd27-Aug-13 21:38 
GeneralRe: Manual voting will always a good option Pin
CodingLover1-Sep-13 17:22
MemberCodingLover1-Sep-13 17:22 
GeneralManual voting always preferable Pin
ridoy27-Aug-13 20:58
professionalridoy27-Aug-13 20:58 
GeneralI'd prefer manual voting Pin
Wendelius27-Aug-13 20:05
mveWendelius27-Aug-13 20:05 
GeneralNot rating, but popularity Pin
Tom Clement27-Aug-13 8:36
professionalTom Clement27-Aug-13 8:36 
GeneralThis has been a real bugbear of mine for months. Pin
Keith Barrow27-Aug-13 5:16
professionalKeith Barrow27-Aug-13 5:16 
GeneralRe: This has been a real bugbear of mine for months. Pin
Pualee27-Aug-13 8:55
MemberPualee27-Aug-13 8:55 
GeneralRe: This has been a real bugbear of mine for months. Pin
Tim Corey28-Aug-13 6:20
professionalTim Corey28-Aug-13 6:20 
GeneralRe: This has been a real bugbear of mine for months. Pin
Chris Maunder19-Jan-14 12:42
cofounderChris Maunder19-Jan-14 12:42 
GeneralCombine the Two Pin
Nagy Vilmos27-Aug-13 3:55
professionalNagy Vilmos27-Aug-13 3:55 
GeneralDepends on how the metrics are handled... Pin
AlexCode26-Aug-13 21:33
professionalAlexCode26-Aug-13 21:33 
GeneralStick with manual voting please PinPopular
Sacha Barber26-Aug-13 21:15
mvaSacha Barber26-Aug-13 21:15 
GeneralRe: Stick with manual voting please Pin
ledtech327-Aug-13 5:54
Memberledtech327-Aug-13 5:54 
GeneralArticle Content Pin
ledtech326-Aug-13 12:34
Memberledtech326-Aug-13 12:34 
GeneralMany suggestions. Pin
Paulo Zemek26-Aug-13 10:16
mvaPaulo Zemek26-Aug-13 10:16 
In my opinion, votes should be manual, there should be judges and the categories must be restructured.

As I see, usually C# articles are the best overall articles simply because there are more C# readers on the site. I think the Best Overall should be removed altogether.
On the other hand, I think that articles should have special categories for basic articles separated from advanced articles. But I don't really know how well those changes will work for the site in general.
GeneralRe: Many suggestions. Pin
Shao Voon Wong28-Aug-13 17:42
mvaShao Voon Wong28-Aug-13 17:42 
GeneralIs "Best" the same as "Most popular"? Pin
OriginalGriff26-Aug-13 9:24
mveOriginalGriff26-Aug-13 9:24 
GeneralRe: Is "Best" the same as "Most popular"? Pin
Giuseppe Tollini26-Aug-13 10:20
MemberGiuseppe Tollini26-Aug-13 10:20 
GeneralRe: Is "Best" the same as "Most popular"? Pin
Keith Barrow27-Aug-13 5:20
professionalKeith Barrow27-Aug-13 5:20 

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