Category Archives: Site mechanics

Say hello to Recommendations

Recommendations are the new black… err.. ratings. You know what I mean. I’m sure most of our regular users have noticed the new Recommendations feature that I soft-launched throughout the site a few days ago. As was kindly suggested by our beta … Continue reading

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Story endings & updated browsing filters

Do you hear that sigh of relief? Yeah, that’s me. Sigh. I’ve finally gotten around to implementing a feature our Protagonize authors have been asking for… yeah, well, err… over two years. Endings. Yes, your stories (or poems, writing exercises, or what … Continue reading

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Ratings, hate-raters, and you

I noticed a discussion topic in the Collaborative Corner this evening that I thought might be worth discussing on the blog. Without going into too much detail, a topic was originally created with a parting mention of “no hate raters”, as … Continue reading

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Fake accounts and you

Due to a spate of recent incidents regarding this subject, I feel the need to give everyone a little refresher on the site’s rules and regulations. While we’ve had our share of spammers and marketers clearly violating the rules of … Continue reading

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Self-ratings go the way of the dodo

As you may have noticed today — or may not, depending on how you rate stuff — I’ve gone ahead and made one of the changes I had suggested in one of the surveys I posted over the last couple of … Continue reading

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