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Shii

Avatar: 23167 2010-01-24 16:31:18 -0500
27

[Phantasmagoric Spl-
endor
]

Level 35 Emo Kid

I haven't seen a bad idea that I didn't like.

Thanks for giving me a chance to catch up to you lol.

Let’s see…only…19 more weeks of you not getting more buildr score for me to get Freemason! Log in to see images!

plk

Avatar: 9972 2010-01-24 16:28:42 -0500
65

[Brainfreeze]

Level 69 Emo Kid

“The Infinite Sadness”

Shii Posted:

Thanks for giving me a chance to catch up to you lol.

Let’s see…only…19 more weeks of you not getting more buildr score for me to get Freemason! Log in to see images!

Well, I didn’t say that I was still doing it.

Shii

Avatar: 23167 2010-01-24 16:31:18 -0500
27

[Phantasmagoric Spl-
endor
]

Level 35 Emo Kid

I haven't seen a bad idea that I didn't like.

plk Posted:

Well, I didn’t say that I was still doing it.

I was joking.

Samildanach

Avatar: 143751 Tue May 19 21:18:21 -0400 2009
11

Level 34 Hacker

“43 4f 44 45 20 4d 41 53 54 45 52”

Shii Posted:

I’ve gotten -1’s a few times, when I was submitting forum ideas. Every time it happened to me, it was because I had far more -5’s with no upvotes than I did submissions that made it into the forum.

Try not to attribute the reason, just try to give the information. E.G., how many -5s, how many were tanked with no upvotes, and how many submissions that made it, preferably with what ratios of up to down votes for submissions… it’s hard to spot the pattern if everyone just includes the info that supports their own theory and ignores the rest.

plk Posted:

This past week, I think I had about 90 submissions at -5. I had a few do very well, but there was no way for them to get enough upvotes to counter all the total downvotes.

What was the result on your score? -1 or -2?

If you don’t submit anything all week, an easy way to increase your score by +1 is to simply make a bunch of submissions before the end. As long as you remain in the positive (even if each has only your 1 upvote), my experience is that your score will increase by +1.

P much the same here, from the other week. Part of why I think it’s easier to get a bump when you want it than accidentally get a decrease (short of things like last week’s mbumive downvote spree on forum ideas), and part of why I think score calculations, or at least submission counts, need some tweaking.

plk

Avatar: 9972 2010-01-24 16:28:42 -0500
65

[Brainfreeze]

Level 69 Emo Kid

“The Infinite Sadness”

I think I got a -1 last week, but I’m not sure.

If you really want to figure out the algorithm, I think it would be better to keep track of your results from this point forward rather than try to recreate what happened in the past.

plk edited this message on 05/25/2009 2:26PM

Samildanach

Avatar: 143751 Tue May 19 21:18:21 -0400 2009
11

Level 34 Hacker

“43 4f 44 45 20 4d 41 53 54 45 52”

plk Posted:

I think I got a -1 last week, but I’m not sure.

If you really want to figure out the algorithm, I think it would be better to keep track of your results from this point forward rather than try to recreate what happened in the past.

Actually, that’s exactly what I was thinking after I stepped away. Ideally, the results of several people. Like I said, I’ve never gotten less than a +1, and I’m not planning to tank my score, so I’m not sure I can use my own data effectively. I think I’ll start a thread for it.

Dunatis

Avatar: 78885 2011-11-01 01:20:41 -0400
100

[Cabal Gamez]

Level 69 Hacker

Richard Whittington

plk Posted:

I think I got a -1 last week, but I’m not sure.

If you really want to figure out the algorithm, I think it would be better to keep track of your results from this point forward rather than try to recreate what happened in the past.

Also, WHEEEEEEE!!!

Yes you did go down by 1 and since I had 10 submissions tank due to the whole Bashy Forum debacle I expected the same and was shocked to see it go up by 2 again. Thinking of it as a ratio is probably the most accurate means of figuring it out and like Samildanach said, if we could get enough people willing to actually count up vs downvotes in the last minutes of the week and find out some ratios that would be quite useful.

Or if ET could save us all the trouble and just tell us Log in to see images!

Samildanach

Avatar: 143751 Tue May 19 21:18:21 -0400 2009
11

Level 34 Hacker

“43 4f 44 45 20 4d 41 53 54 45 52”

Dunatis Posted:

Yes you did go down by 1 and since I had 10 submissions tank due to the whole Bashy Forum debacle I expected the same and was shocked to see it go up by 2 again. Thinking of it as a ratio is probably the most accurate means of figuring it out and like Samildanach said, if we could get enough people willing to actually count up vs downvotes in the last minutes of the week and find out some ratios that would be quite useful.

Or if ET could save us all the trouble and just tell us Log in to see images!

For the record, I’ll probably start a thread on Friday for people to track their results on Sunday. I think it would be useful for those of us who want to **** about buildr to know exactly what we’re ****ing about. Log in to see images!

Grayson81

Avatar: Corset 2
24

Level 68 Camwhore

“Venereal Biohazard”

I’ve been trying to keep track of the statistics on my entries accepted and -5s for the past 40 weeks and of my ratio of upvotes to downvotes for the past 20 weeks. The figures will be slightly flawed as I often end up checking them on a Sunday afternoon rather than waiting until 10 minutes before voting closes.

As far as I can tell, it’s really bloody difficult to get anything other than +2 to my buildr score!

I’ve had weeks where I’ve had far more -5s than entries accepted (last week I had 4 entries accepted and 14 -5s, mostly forum ideas and enemy avatars). I’ve always had +2 in these weeks.

I’ve had weeks where I’ve had almost as many downvotes as upvotes (4 weeks ago I had 475 upvotes and 428 downvotes) and still got +2. Remember that if you’re halfway decent at buildr and you have lots of entries then it would be very difficult indeed to get more downvotes than upvotes overall – your worst entries are limited to 5 more downvotes than upvotes while your best entries have no cap on how many more upvotes they can get.

If anyone can think of any other info I should be tracking then I’ll happily contribute to any future research attempt to pool everyone’s numbers!

Grayson81 edited this message on 05/28/2009 2:59AM

Inertia

Avatar: 60995 Fri Apr 03 12:59:05 -0400 2009
34

[Shii is gay]

Level 35 Troll

also wow i have no male reproductive organ

plk Posted:

This past week, I think I had about 90 submissions at -5. I had a few do very well, but there was no way for them to get enough upvotes to counter all the total downvotes.

I have intentionally decreased my buildr score in the past, simply by submitting enemies and watching them tank and then not submitting anything else.

If you don’t submit anything all week, an easy way to increase your score by +1 is to simply make a bunch of submissions before the end. As long as you remain in the positive (even if each has only your 1 upvote), my experience is that your score will increase by +1.

Jesus Christ! 90 submissions..

MC Banhammer

Avatar: 1887 2011-07-31 00:40:59 -0400
36

[Good Omens]

Level 69 Troll

Trying to create drama to drum up the ratings by any means necessary!

Out of 14 submissions last week only 1 hit -5 (much to my surprise!) and 6 made it into the build. My score went up by 2.

Fortunato

Avatar: 72902 2010-02-03 18:45:17 -0500
32

[Grey Goose Mafiosi]

Level 51 Troll

ZOMBIE CANNONBALL OF GORE

ITT: very extensive evidence that buildr score needs a serious rethink.

Samildanach Posted:

Jeez, it really is hard to lose Buildr score, then.

Please see my score for details. I’m always happy to help new players to achieve the very lowest score they can.

MC Banhammer

Avatar: 1887 2011-07-31 00:40:59 -0400
36

[Good Omens]

Level 69 Troll

Trying to create drama to drum up the ratings by any means necessary!

Submitted 3 entries this week. 1 made it in, 2 made it negative (I don’t think to -5 but of course there’s no way to check unless you happen to be online right before end of round).

Score +1.

Shii

Avatar: 23167 2010-01-24 16:31:18 -0500
27

[Phantasmagoric Spl-
endor
]

Level 35 Emo Kid

I haven't seen a bad idea that I didn't like.

I quit playing the week after Grayson and I both got 19 submissions in one forum. After a certain level of easiness it’s just not fun.

Then I used half my submissions the next week and got 9 in. And then I stopped for good.

mterek

Avatar: 192622 2009-09-24 16:39:01 -0400
18

[mahjong]

Level 69 Re-Re

$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$

I’m pretty sure my buildr score was 6 last week, but I only had 10 submissions available. This week, I have a buildr of 5, but I had 12 submissions. Of my submissions from last week, about 8 got to -5, three of which didn’t even get a +5. However, I had one thread that got into the forum, and I got 500 Flezz for it.

I don’t know what’s going on anymore…

ghax

Avatar: 80241 Thu Jul 02 20:10:59 -0400 2009
17

Level 35 Camwhore

I love 12 inch fine upstanding member of society male reproductive organs in my arse

I had 15 subs this week. 8 hit rock bottom. The remaining 7 were positive. I thought I would get a -1, but I got a +1 instead. Interesting…

4 got into the forum, so I got 2,000.

+14 / +12 / +10 / +7 / +1 / +1 / +1 / -5 / -5 / -5 / -5 / -5 / -5 / -5 / -5 were the scores on my submissions. In total, 61 upvotes, 55 downvotes.

ghax edited this message on 08/10/2009 2:42AM

ghax

Avatar: 80241 Thu Jul 02 20:10:59 -0400 2009
17

Level 35 Camwhore

I love 12 inch fine upstanding member of society male reproductive organs in my arse

I had 16 subs this week. 2 hit rock bottom. 12 positive, 1 zero, 1 at -1.

3 got into the forum, so I got 1,500.

+10 / +8 / +7 / +5 / +5 / +2 / +2 / +2 / +1 / +1 / +1 / +1 / +0 / -1 / -5 / -5

Score: +2

Blu3Schnauzer

Avatar: 16117 Sun Feb 22 17:55:30 -0500 2009
18

[Fetal Alcohol Pupp-
ets
]

Level 69 Emo Kid

“The Infinite Sadness”

Oh, thank heavens. I finally got the last e-peen to complete my Buildr collection. I’ll submit everything through my alt for a little while so some folks can hopefully catch up.

Catt although

MODERATOR
Avatar: 46806 2013-08-07 00:24:18 -0400
100

[Brainfreeze]

Level 69 Troll

Last Catt Standing

Blu3Schnauzer Posted:

Oh, thank heavens. I finally got the last e-peen to complete my Buildr collection. I’ll submit everything through my alt for a little while so some folks can hopefully catch up.

Congrats!

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