Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Should we change the current "shares for posting" rewards as proposed?

Poll ended at Wed Feb 01 2012 12:05pm

Yes, change to the proposed system
12
36%
No, leave it as it is
21
64%
 
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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by moi » Tue Jan 24 2012 3:46pm

LIke DisneyFan, I don't expect any kind of reward for posting on a forum or for being thanked. A quick thanks if someone answers you question or helps you is just common courtesy, & don't really feel that needs incentivising.

That said, a trial of 'you thank me and I'll thank you' is no worse than a share for posting & only Richard is in the position to know how many extra cashback sales really are driven by any extra forum activity.

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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by kevinchess1 » Tue Jan 24 2012 3:55pm

Before thi 'Shair-per=poss' was introduced the high number of posts in a month was 700+ish
The V first month after it was 1200+ish :shock:
Now stans at 2000+ every month and we are on trac for a new world record this month
So it has maid a dif.
I doubt it will drop V much nowI suspect you will get a lot of posers complanin 'Where's me Dailey Shair?' in FEb

Tim will tell I guess
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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by magnificent7 » Tue Jan 24 2012 3:56pm

I think it is premature to do away with a scheme that has clearly paid dividends. Why will someone post here when they can post on more prestigious forums?

If it's not broken- don't fix it.
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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by magnificent7 » Tue Jan 24 2012 3:57pm

For the record I predict a fall in posts/threads/total forum activity.

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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by Eurovisionfan » Tue Jan 24 2012 4:38pm

I also think that the number of posts will diminish, but like the idea of being paid for being thanked, as it will improve the overall quality of the posts.

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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by Luke_PieStalker » Tue Jan 24 2012 4:58pm

To Quote Simon Cowell - its a NO from me.

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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by bobster007 » Tue Jan 24 2012 7:27pm

TBH, with or without the shares incentive, I only post if I feel if my post is beneficial to the members. IMO think the whole idea of posting is to provide info, bargains, help and assistance,etc to whoever appears to be reading the post.

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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by Kalpesh » Tue Jan 24 2012 7:42pm

i personally dont post just to get a share or anything, i just post to help other members out in the forum and post personal views and give thanks to members for when there is links for good offers.

i think the forum posting with go down by a lot if this was to happen

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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by kevinchess1 » Tue Jan 24 2012 10:51pm

Not reely fair on posters like luke and oggy who never get thank though isit :o
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Re: Proposed change to "shares for posting"

Post by colsey » Wed Jan 25 2012 12:56am

I dont like the shares for posting, I understand why it was introduced, however, as far as I am concerned it has just devalued all shares earnt through cashback. tbh I feel the same way towards shares for the dailies also.
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