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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 
It's ok for that to be automatic, it only really depends on how to handle the metrics.
This is an authenticated site, so it's pretty hard to fake popularity.

Anyway, what I think is that users different feedback should have different weights, mostly like it's already implemented on the user points.

So, an idea, and as it's already implemented, would be that the winner article should be the one that gave the user more points in a time interval.

The only problem I see here is that View won't count for anything.
Although I agree with it, because viewing an article doesn't mean it's good, there might be a problem/disadvantage for articles without any downloadable content.

An option could be to give a 0.1 of a point weight to Views...

Anyway, trials can be done before putting the final metric in prod, giving the chance to fine tune the weights comparing with the actual manual voted winners.

Cheers!
GeneralStick with manual voting please Pin
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 
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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