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Mare2548
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Voting for weekly contest

Post by Mare2548 »

Has anyone else noticed that the Dream Card option was at 41, tied with 6 card, but has dropped to 40? That does not seem right!


Come Back Kid
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Post by Come Back Kid »

I saw it tied at 41 Mare...Hmmmm

Webman
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Post by Webman »

I'm not sure what you mean by "does not seem right."It was a very close vote all week... Dream Card was initially ahead, but ended up down 10 votes by the end of Sunday night.

Mare2548
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Post by Mare2548 »


I meant that the voting score should never go down from what it was! It was at 41 and later, at 40.Thanks CBK for being someone else who saw this!

Webman
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Post by Webman »




It's a percentage out of 100. So when a different game gets votes, the percentage absolutely does go down, because they all add up to 100%.In this week's vote, the current leader is 100 Play with Quick Quads at 52% (132 votes so far).  If someone votes for any of the other 3 games, that percentage will drop. If someone votes for it, it will go up (rounded to the nearest percent).



Mare2548
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Post by Mare2548 »

Thanks WM, it makes sense to me now. I've never noticed that before.


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Post by kennybobby »

WM----
have asked this before and certainly didnt expect to remember answer--its been more than 5min. ok, on wkly contest voting...dbl stp and qq were tied basically entire voting period with dbl stp reachn the winning percentage first and then qq with the tie....so WHY is qq the wkly???   ty sir

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Post by Webman »

The total vote was:
Quick Quads: 128 (23.1%)
Double STP: 126 (22.7%)
(300 votes for other games)

Because it rounds to the nearest percent (23%), it may have looked like a tie, but it was not.

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Post by New2vp »

Webman, you must be shaking your head. Maybe you should change the graphic to show total votes rather than percentages.

In my experience teaching Intermediate Macroeconomics primarily to college sop****res and juniors, more than half cannot accurately calculate a percentage improvement at the beginning of a term. So what seems like common sense to some is a mystery to others.

You should get applause for allowing us to vote, not more headaches.

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Post by New2vp »

You may also need to change filters to allow certain words. Instead of preventing slurs, certain words with embedded letters like I wrote give those undesirable insults undeserved and unwanted attention.

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