[extropy-chat] LIST: Nominating Moderators
pgptag at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 15:30:50 UTC 2004
I think a system based on peer pressure that incentives posters to
write good and relevant articles would be a positive feature. I think
newcomers would limit themselves to posting comments to existing
threads untli they become familiar with the list dynamics.
Look at sciscoop.com and of course kuro5hin.org for examples of scoop.
On Fri, 2 Jul 2004 11:22:39 -0400, natashavita at earthlink.net
<natashavita at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >Have you thought of using instead a system like Scoop
> >(scoop.kuro5hin.org) where all readers act as moderators? Only posts
> >with enough votes are published to the list, and with a placement
> >depending on the score.
> Yes, we have discussed this from time to time. Wouldn't this pressure
> posters pressured to be erudite, funny or informative, for fear they
> wouldn't get any thumbs up? Newcomers might resist posting if they felt
> they were being judged.
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