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More influx of upvotes to experts, editors, mods... etc etc

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Something that's been bothering me...

Here`s an example.

asked Dec 18, 2012 by AegisDatLash
edited Sep 27 by AegisDatLash
Why are you bringing this back up? Honestly the only reason you would post it in the first place is because your point hungry because it honestly doesn't matter when the higher users get points. This was finished months ago and the example you gave was from 2010? Everybody had the ability to vote lol. Look at DarthDestiny on some of his answers he would be getting 11 votes for like a one word answer. the higher users get more votes because people like you give them votes... This is done already
But I don`t care about points. It`s just that they get more votes than other people. And that`s just not fair.
If you don't care about points then why the heck does it matter? And if you weren't annoyed then why did yuou post it? You seemed to be making quite a big deal about it in chat the other day >.>
Case closed. smfh you're the idiot bringing this back up.

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Well i have noticed this.

  1. Mods, Experts and Editors tend to be more knowledgable than normal users so they are a more reliable source.

  2. Mods/Experts/Editors make friends quicker because they are respected users therefore normal users upvote their answers to earn there respect.

  3. This may just be that their answer was a really good well thought through answer

  4. Because lots of users are friends with mods/experts/editors there are more people to upvote if it is a good answer

This is what i think to this issue.

answered Dec 18, 2012 by Sciz
selected Mar 20, 2013 by AegisDatLash
I agree guys. It is kinda unfair that if a mod an a regular user answer a question with the same answer, the mod gets BA and more votes.
#1 is the major reason, the older members simply post better answers. And I don't think people vote on their posts to earn their respect, especially since you don't know who voted for you...
What i mean about the respect thing is they will comment saying:
" I like this answer, Upvote" or "Cool this is good +1"
Then the Mod/Editor/Expert will know who has done it.
Everybody has done it once.
Just look at the comments on the actual question for example
i don't like this either scizornician is right they are respected ppl... vote scizor best answer i just said he/she is right
what if the other person is a friend answering a question that the mod is answering too?
and LOL ur nyan cat is either a present or santaXD
This has always been an issue, and that is probably one of the reasons Pokemaster hid the points on Pokebase too.
I always try and upvote other users' answers rather than great answers from already great users, as long as it is good enough!
This is true but I have an answer that has more detail to it then an answer by mew. He has three more votes than I do. Plus his answer has been there 5 min. Mine has been there for two hours.
That's because I added the moves first in, but as I answered, you edited...
I don't really follow.
I posted the answer, and it got upvotes. So I left it, as I did improve on the answer before it got edited.
If an opposing Mod disagrees, go and hide.
I don't have a problem with your answer or anything. I just find it disappointing that mine gets less votes than yours in the time since posting. I don't think hiding is fair unless their is a very good reason to be so. Which there isn't in this case.
I just want to know why it matters, votes are to symbolize which answer people think are the best, the pokebase isnt about what points you have its about helping people, really guys they are just numbers
thats true why dont you check it out.
^ What
I didn't mean hiding YOUR post lol
I meant mine.
@Mew I know what you mean and what I said still stands. There was nothing wrong with your post

@Spumwack This is what I was talking with Mew about
i know what post you are talking about
No, Mods/Editors/Experts get more points than us because they are all in different time zones. I miss out on a crap load of questions to answer because when it is like 5:PM in your areas, it's 12:AM in mine. Nawt fair.
(/.-) why does it matter who answers the question if they get answered right
Because it is about POINTS. Everyone cares about POINTS.
I don't really care about points....
At this point I care about points because I want to be able to upvote. Once I can do that I dont care.
B3N, you are joking, right? It is all about points. No one can deny this, I remember how happy you were when you were like 10 points away from Expert. POINTS.
I don't care about points. And in fact I tried to prove myself an example by asking Pokemaster to bring my points down to 0 on all sections of the site.
But I mean new guys who just join the site often post answers that are as good or better than the mods/experts/editors, and yet the mods/editors/experts get the most votes, why? this is obviously not fair. Not that i care. I am perfectly happy that I am able to answer almost any question simply because I have a lot of experience, but why the respect thing to a point where the guys who have been here longest get the most votes and BA? I personally upvote any answer that is good, true, and thourough.
i just want them to become an expert. Then I don't care, as much.