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one month ago

I was wondering, for what reasons do trophy holders give out their trophies? I know tsmpaul gave out his for hitting the top games list, but what about others? 

Tagging "Active Personal Trophy Holders", but this is free for anyone to answer who knows.

@BerkaZerka

@EndMaster

@Fleshnblood_78

@Sethaniel

@solostrike

@Will11?

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one month ago

They usually give out trophies for contributing a lot of constructive criticism, intellectual posts, and story-games to the community. 

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one month ago

I just noticed that your profile was that blue cat thing from a TV-show which my niece watches. 

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one month ago
I got it from a porn. Can link if interested.

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one month ago

I think that Steve wants the porn link instead. I'm good, thanks for offering. Hentai is better because it takes more time and effort to create the animation, and the voice acting is spot-on. 

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one month ago
due to the two-dimensional nature of my profile pic, porn was implied to be hentai. It's from a hentai. R34 gumball but not the popular one made by that one dumblrite where the mom is fiddling with her nether bean - the other one slightly less popular and likely on paheal or one of the chans.

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one month ago

Oh, so we have people addicted to porn on this site. Fantastic. 

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one month ago

Far better than having a self-righteous faggot. 

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one month ago

Malkalack, instead of watching porn go record yourself doi- actually never-mind. And I don't see the problem with being a sel-righteous faggot. Even if I have watched hentai or porn, I won't admit it. You have no proof to use against me. x3 

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one month ago

I'm with Malk, people watch porn all the time, it doesn't mean they're addicted. The fact that Ford is into Gumball is weird, but doesn't mean he's addicted.

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one month ago
Well now this sounds familiar. Tell me, what are your feelings on the blind?

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one month ago

Doesn't say about individual member trophies. That's what I wanted, specific reasons.

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one month ago
hm. must've been updated. 3J used to have a list of members and why they generally gave out their trophies. IIRC wasn't really up to date and half of the people he had listed were inactive.

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one month ago
IIRC March gives his for exceptional excellence and intelligence or something along those lines, alexp for things he enjoys and grand site contributions, Seth for works of literature as storygames (not forum posts), and a few are unknown but don't seem to be random (ie given to members who deserve trophies but some trophy-holders don't say why).

Besides the obvious ones I think the general trophy-giving reason boils down to some form of site contribution. Some trophies harder to get than others (Marchs' trophy is notoriously difficult to obtain)

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one month ago

If I had the ability to give out my own trophy, I would try to make sure that the design on mine will be a Pokéball, and it will be award to our anime addicts on here. 

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one month ago
which is why, thankfully, you'll never have your own trophy.

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one month ago

Says the person who watches porn. At least I don't watch people moan, and scream with pleasure. x'D 

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one month ago
Often they scream in pain because I'm into that.

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one month ago

Solo and Seth are dead, and Fleshnblood hates me a shit ton, but I would also like to know the qualifications for BZ's, because he hates me slightly less than Fleshy and thus I have a chance. Plus, come on, Mizal? What are we doing here?

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one month ago

Not that I know Berka’s mind, but I’d say he probably hates you more than Fleshy does since he’s actually here to read your posts on a regular basis.

You might have a better shot at getting March's trophy at this point.

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one month ago

How will Steve ever recieve his trophy if Berka constantly resists the urge to smash him into a pancake with his hammer, mallet thing?

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one month ago
Answer: He won't! ^_^

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one month ago

For some reason madglee got left off the trophy holder thing and he's probably way more active than solostrike at least.

While logic would dictate that you could get one purely through story writing, we all know that's not how the real world works! Lol. It's partially up to how the trophy holders feel about you. (And yes, some of the other important stuff comes into play as well)

Honestly, there is no real hard set rule. Seth gave his trophy to Drakilian just for his forum posts and he never wrote anything. JJJ gave ugilick his trophy just for winning some treasure hunt forum game and again, at the time ug hadn't written any stories either.

That being said, Mizal is probably the next closest to gaining my trophy, since she's actually gotten up off her fat ass to write, one of which is actually feature worthy. Along with providing a lot of writing advice and helping noobs.

However, she fucked up so that's sort of up in the air now.

If MinnieKing actually had some better stories, he'd definitely get a trophy, considering he's written 8 of them along with making the effort of all the story comments he has. He's generally not an asshole either so you can't say the guy isn't trying.

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one month ago
And thus we have the real answer: it is based completely on the trophy holder's current whims.

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one month ago

I'm surprised Nycto was unaware of this answer with how long he's been on this site apparently. I guess judy keeps him a bit too distracted. 

cool and Brair have Berka's trophy too, one for glorious Nippon greatness and wily assassin ways respectfully.

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one month ago

Mythic Nippon was a Forum game BZ ran where I played a ninja heir to the throne. Brair's is probably from the assassins in the palace games.

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one month ago

Sounds like fun times. :D

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one month ago

I'm actually currently working on a storygame that isn't shit. Thankfully, I no longer write storygames in the span of a single day.

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one month ago

Didn't realize Wibbons had written so many stories.

I guess he'd fall into the same category as Minnie.

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one month ago

I'd much rather be a good person who's not a great writer than a good writer who's not a great person. 

Still, being both would be nice. :)

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one month ago
I guess everyone has got different criteria for giving out their trophies but mine is for people to either have three featured stories or several years of positive contributions to the site or some kind of combination of both. If Briar had published her latest story on here I probably would have given her one but she didn't, I think in December and January I'll have another look at members. There are some site members like Thara and Bucky who haven't got featured stories but have done a lot of really great stuff for the site so I'll have to think who deserves my happy trophy. Or members can just send me large amounts of money and / or delicious edibles in the post. That works too :)

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one month ago

Currently preparing an edible pie for you right now. Well there is a chance that it was something I was already making for a dinner that I am supposed to be going to, but let's just ignore that little detail. 

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one month ago

I agree that Thara and Bucky are both good choices.

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one month ago

I'm going to go ahead and question this, what "really great stuff for the site" has Thara done? This isn't an question to insult her, but a prompt for you to actually think about just how little she's really done. She just gives the allusion of being useful, she's helped about as much as coolcatkim22.

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one month ago
I'm going to go ahead and question this, what "really great stuff for the site" has Thara done? // This should be split into two sentences.

This isn't an question to insult her, but a prompt for you to actually think about just how little she's really done. // A question, not an question.

She just gives the allusion of being useful, she's helped about as much as coolcatkim22. // I think you mean illusion, and again, what you want there is a period, not a comma.

Hth! :)

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one month ago

:)

It's probably been a very long night. 

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one month ago
Though to answer the actual question now that I've deciphered the post, she has lots and lots of featured comments and is hugely active in the DMA threads....ALTHOUGH, not as active as MinnieKing, who also has written several stories.

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one month ago

Pffh, just as I thought, nothing.

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one month ago

Hey there bud, you get any of those six games you promised the site? I mean, the ones of length 6 or above, not the weak attempt to distract everyone from your failed promise.

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one month ago
What do you have against coolcatkim22?

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one month ago

She's helped a ton with cleaning up the site, and is continuing to do so x'D

And has also written a lot of helpful criticism x'D

?Thats plenty enough.

And honestly I think Minnieking deserves a trophy as well since Mizal did bring up the fact that he has a lot of commendations for all his featured comments, and he really does :D

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one month ago

No. She acts as a glorified site janitor, making suggestions that literally anyone could do, and that other people do a shit ton, and she doesn't give that much criticism, all things considered.

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one month ago

I've counted, and she's done 74 comments that were worthy of featuring.

That is plenty enough, imo, even if we have 992 published storygames. She is the second highest person with featured comments besides Minnieking and I've seen people praising him, so I believe she'd be deserving of praise as well.

And while people *could* contribute towards the DMA thread and many have, none have done as much. I will admit I haven't been checking those much, only looking when I'm posting my suggestions and the such, but when I do look it's mostly her posting.

So ^_^ 

 

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one month ago

Eh, that's not particularly impressive. A weekend of reading and writing could get that many comments. Plus, the DMA is again just janitorial work for the site, it's not a real achievement.

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one month ago

A weekend of reading and writing could get that many comments, but would the comments be good enough to feature? :P

The janitorial work is pretty important imo. After all, some people deserve their commendations, and who's going to be the one who looks around the site for them :P

And for those horrendous storygames that shouldn't be published >~< 

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one month ago

Without a doubt, yeah. Comments worth featuring are incredibly easy to write.

Commendations, maybe, I suppose. But trophies? Pffh, nah. Removes all the hard work in getting them and replaces them with a weekend of work.

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one month ago

Well, I guess my bar for featureable comments are rather high then, as the ones I think of are not that easy to write.

Either way, your opinion is yours and Will's opinion is his :) if he thinks Thara deserves a trophy, then she gets one.

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one month ago

Clearly your opinion is too high. Have a look at some of the featured comments that are there and you'll see what I mean.

That is how the system works, but I've pointed out how useless a thing to say that is many times before. Everything's opinion. Paedophiles shouldn't rape kids is just a shared opinion, nothing more. But society functions through the building of standards, and that's how we discuss. When you say "your opinion is yours and Will's opinion is his", you're not adding anything, you're stating something so blatantly obvious and redundant it's a waste of both our time, and it just serves to kill discussion with "Eh, whatever, nothing really matters ultimately".

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one month ago

Honestly, I know that. Since two of the comments I made today which were subpar at best, imo, were featured. *shrugs* 

And I did mean to end the conversation there, as everything I have to say on the topic has been said and anything I may say to your next post would have been something I'd already said reiterated. And if that isn't redundant, then I know not what is.

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one month ago
Seto, you're participating in a Steve argument.

I want you to think long and hard about what brought you to this point in your life, and why, and if it's REALLY a course worth continuing on.

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one month ago

I tried telling him it really wasn't worth his attention. Seto, your efforts have been recognized, don't worry. 

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one month ago

I know it is going to go around and around in circles. X'D

Since Steve's opinion is that thara has done nothing that makes her deserving of the trophy, and I'm of the opinion that she has done a fairly good job. 

He's stated his reasons why, and I've stated mine, and anything will just be resaying what has already been said X'D

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one month ago

Are you? It seems you conceded that her featured comments mean fuck all, which leaves janitorial work. Anyhow, whatever.

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one month ago

I agreed that my bar is set much too high, as it generally always is for pretty much everything.

Edit: Curses, I've fallen prey to "I have to have the last word." X'D

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one month ago

So yeah, I don't know how you can say that and then still be disagreeing with me.

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one month ago

A friend has told me that the standards I judge everything by may not be the best..set of standards, or however you say it. I have a fairly high bar, and very few can live up to it, etc.

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one month ago

Yeah I know, you just said that, I don't know why you're repeating yourself.

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one month ago
(Seto, Steve has just said good night in IRC. If you reply now, you can have The Last Word all to yourself!)

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one month ago

Steve you are good at this x'D I actually have no idea how to reply to something for once.

Edit: Also goodnight Steve

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one month ago

What a waste of the last word. I'll take the compliment. Morning, I suppose.

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one month ago

Cool, glad we're agreed.

Yeah, but it's such a pathetic way to end the conversation. I'd have preferred you making a jerking off motion through text and calling me a cunt.

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one month ago

I would, but that's not really my style. I'm much too passive for this. ^^ at the moment, at least.

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one month ago
Yeah that's just the thing, this is the most unmotivated community ever and the average member contributes jack shit. Saying 'anyone could do something' misses the point that no one does.

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one month ago

Iron used to contribute and such, but I think he's been captured and imprisoned in a dungeon somewhere. 

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one month ago

The last I heard from him was that he was busy IRL.

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one month ago

Those are most likely code words for "help! I'm trapped, get me out of here, please!" It may just be time to produce milk cartons with his likeness on them. Probably. 

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one month ago

I guess his pleas were much too subtle for me :(

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one month ago

He's still a bit butthurt about mizal getting Berka's trophy or something, really wouldn't pay it much attention. 

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one month ago

Towards Mizal and/or Berka, maybe. But you don't have Berka's trophy, so why would I be butthurt towards you?

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one month ago

On the other side of things, I'd say Killa_Robot qualifies for getting his own personal trophy at this point. I guess when JJJ pops up again that could happen.
 

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one month ago

KR has been unintentionally annoying me for a while. He has been qualified in all aspects for his own user trophy for almost a year now... except he still hasn't reached 2k points yet. He has received about half his points from just his own storygames.

Why is Killa not earning the other 1k?

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one month ago
The laziness is truly shocking when you consider that as an admin he could just give them to himself.

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one month ago

JJJ was sort of discouraging that brand of "corruption" amongst the admins since he'd always go back and take the points away if they were giving themselves a bunch for no real reason. Apparently he had some ongoing point war with March like that or something until March just gave himself infinite points and was done with it.

I really only gave myself a shitload of points when I became an admin so I could have maximum weight value to my ratings, since most of my points came just from stories and that still wasn't enough to even get into the 3000s I think.

But then JJJ gave me a specialized title and infinite points which counts as maximum weight for ratings, so it's all settled.

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one month ago

"I gave myself maximum points so my ratings weigh more heavily than other members'"

Nope, doesn't sound like corruption at all.

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one month ago

Do you remember the heinous things Ford did with his point weight? Such a thing should be a cautionary tale and we should all be grateful that the madman was finally eventually put down.

Now what ever happened to him? 

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one month ago

I don't actually, what did he do again?

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one month ago
It's so, so satisfying to be able to give a story with inflated ratings a 1 and watch it significantly drop. (Or the other way around I guessed but that's much rarer.)

I wish I'd realized this back when we had daily points because I barely ever bothered, and now it's going to suck if I lose 1000 points too. (Not that I will because Everything Is Fine)

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one month ago

Daily points are one of the only reasons why I have a relatively significant amount of points. By the way, how is your story-writing challenge thingy coming along?

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one month ago
Another will be coming out this week if it kills me.

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one month ago

Sounds good.

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one month ago

When I had ~4k points for a day, I rated a storygame an 8/8 to see what happens. When 3J returns, it's my #1 question to find out how that exactly affected the ratings and if it still counts (instead of my current value).

Also, yes, I too wish I took all the daily points available.