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15 Moderator points??

IdeaMan (216340) writes | more than 6 years ago

User Journal 2

I got 15 moderator points today for the second time this month. Last time it happened was two weeks ago, May 5'th. Apparently I'm not the only one that has gotten 15.
I think what is happening is this:
If you post too often, it won't give you mods points. However, if you stop reading slashdot (like over the weekend) the mod points it would have awarded you are saved up and you get them the next time you log in after the break. I'm not the only one that has had this happen, I saw a j

I got 15 moderator points today for the second time this month. Last time it happened was two weeks ago, May 5'th. Apparently I'm not the only one that has gotten 15.
I think what is happening is this:
If you post too often, it won't give you mods points. However, if you stop reading slashdot (like over the weekend) the mod points it would have awarded you are saved up and you get them the next time you log in after the break. I'm not the only one that has had this happen, I saw a journal entry mentioning the same phenomenon but my Google-fu is lacking today and I can't find it.

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Same here... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 6 years ago | (#23464454)

Saw this in the firehose and had to comment.

I've gotten the 15 moderator points about three times in a row now. Visit /. about daily although I post infrequently.

It surprised me at first, but now seems to be the norm.

RE: 15 Moderator points?? (1)

Coopjust (872796) | more than 6 years ago | (#23464556)

I don't think mod points save up like that- they may have changed it. I think if you have excellent karma for a while the system rewards you by giving more points (excellent karma and consistently "fair" metamoderating on your moderations).
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