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Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 15 Jun 2009, 00:08
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What are Kudos? Kudos are a reflection of quality of contributions at GMATClub as perceived by GMATClub members.
Kudos can be awarded by anyone to anyone and are used to show appreciation, gratitude, or indication of value.
Kudos are awarded to both a post and a poster. (You must be logged in to see/give kudos)

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  • You can also Sort by Kudos in each forum and find the highest ranked discussions or even highest ranked posts within each thread (they are highlighted by green and yellow colors)
  • You can also give Kudos to others - when you click a +1 button to award Kudos, the receiver gets a notification about your award. It works much better than posting a short line saying "Thanks"
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or just go to this URL: http://gmatclub.com/static/kudos-details/

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- Kudos are collected when somebody clicks +1 button. If you benefit from somebody's post, do click +1, which will increase that score, both for the user and for the post.

- Only positive Kudos can be given.

- You can give only one Kudos point to a single post. After you give that point, there is no way to withdraw it or award another one. The +1 button will be removed from the posts you have awarded Kudos.

- Kudos given are usually displayed with a delay of approximately 10 minutes due to caching.



If you have suggestions or comments about the Kudos system, please do not hesitate to PM me. Thank you.
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2009, 20:58
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Is there a way to see who gave you kudos and who you gave kudos?


There are 2 ways to see this information: click on your profile button while browsing forum.

or just go to this URL: http://gmatclub.com/static/kudos-details/
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 28 Jun 2009, 10:27
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There is this pre-modded thing called phpbb-x, but for some reason there site is currently down, it comes with the following features:
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1. ACP Add User Mod
2. Simple ACP PM Read 1.0.4b
3. AJAX Chat Mod 2.0.0 BETA 8
4. IP in Topic 2.0.0
5. Welcome PM on First Login 2.2.4
6. Categorize Announcements and Stickies 1.0.0
7. Contact Admin 1.0.0
8. NV Advanced Last Topic Titles Mod 1.2.8
9. Advanced Quick Reply 1.0.0
10. Simple Topic Description 0.0.2
11. Affiliates Mod 1.0
12. phpBB Arcade 1.0 RC8
13. Activity Status Mod 1.0.0
14. User Reminder 1.0.1
15. Email User on Birthday 1.0.0
16. Prime Notify PM 1.0.0a
17. Genders 1.0.1
18. Advanced Meta Tags 1.0.0
19. ACP Announcement Centre 1.2.0
20. Post Count Requirements 1.0.1
21. th23 Error Pages 1.0.4
22. Javascript Logout Confirmation 1.0.1
23. Universal No Avatar
24. JC Topic Viewer 0.5.2
25. Prime Login via eMail 1.2.6
26. Skype Mod 2.0.5
27. Simple Donation Mod 1.0.1
28. Airbox Auto Image Resizer RC 0.3
29. User Reputation Points 0.3.1
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1. More BBCodes
2. Overall Header adjustments for both styles
3. SQL that uses the least possible server resources

I will pm you when if I find out more info on that.
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2009, 15:08
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Kudos 2.0 sounds awesome. I hope this forum had a web 2.0 like template, but it might take a lot of bandwidth to load all those background images.


We are working on tweaking the templates on the forum all the time so if you have any thoughts - we have big ears :)

So far bandwith is not an issue - our dedicated server comes with 750GB and we use only a fraction of that, so we could easily allow for additional usage.

What I am leading to is - if you have any suggestions or ideas how to improve the templates or make the user interface better - PLEASE - share your thoughts -I will be happy to implement or try to. Esp. if you have seen something that you liked. The forum is customizable (users can have their own individual templates). The forum somftware is driven by templates - many exist for this forum but we have not explored as were pretty satisfied. We are actually playing with the templates right now a little - you can go here: ucp.php?i=165 and set your board style to SubSilver_beta and see what we've been playing with past few days. I welcome your thoughts on the new menu. keep in mind it is very early in the development so the colors are a bit off and not all menu items are populated.

(Don't set it to mTheme - that's a mobile theme for iPhones and Blackberries - huge font)
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2009, 20:43
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Is there a way to see who gave you kudos and who you gave kudos?
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 23 Oct 2009, 01:49
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I am thrilled to announce that now you can see the source of Kudos (who gave it to you and for which posts)
(you must be logged in to see this information)

There are 2 ways to see this information: click on your profile button while browsing forum. That's this button:
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or just go to this URL: http://gmatclub.com/static/kudos-details/

P.S. You can also see other people's Kudos :wink:


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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 31 Mar 2010, 09:47
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How will i know how many kudos i have
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 01 Apr 2010, 07:06
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Thanks 4 clearing my doubt>>>
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 24 Sep 2009, 10:43
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Thanks for this post mate. I dint have much of an idea earlier about wat kudos were..
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 24 Sep 2009, 10:47
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Thanks for this post mate. I dint have much of an idea earlier about wat kudos were..


:-) We should have a way to see best posts and source of kudos pretty soon. (so you know who gave them to you for which posts)
The functionality is there but needs to be prettied up (which sometimes takes a while).
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 01 Apr 2010, 22:16
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Kudos are a sure way to know the quality of ur involvement.
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 28 Jun 2009, 20:45
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Hm.... this looks very interesting :)

Thank you!!!
We do have a number of the mods installed on the forum but definitely not such a variety. I guess one question is whether it is easier to re-install the board or add some mods to the existing ones.

is there any functionality that you feel would be valuable to to the user experience out of the mods listed above? (would hate to go through the pain of upgrading without a benefit)

Questions:
- What BB Codes would you like to see on the forum? They are easy to add and as long as they add value we will add them

- What do you mean by header adjustments for both styles?

Thank you for your initiative!
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 31 Mar 2010, 22:19
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Hi,

Please give a closer look to the first post of this thread:
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Your total Kudos are shown above the red A letter in the image. Your total Kudos at the moment is 0, but you only have 2 posts at the moment. BTW, welcome to the Club!!!
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 08 Apr 2010, 12:32
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can i take away kudos?
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 08 Apr 2010, 13:00
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can i take away kudos?

Interesting question ... :-)
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2011, 19:07
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Hi All - Read this post and contributed something at kudos-what-are-they-and-why-we-have-them-94812-20.html

You can have a look and tell if it applies here....

Interesting read - I never read this entire thread except the heading until now.....
Would like to add one point -
You should not take away Kudos because it was the mistake of the person who gave Kudos and others are misguided by them....

ok - If you really want to do so - You need to show :
How many Kudos have the Kudo-Giver removed ?
How many Kudos has the Kudo-Receiver lost ?
Again there is so much debate on this question - At the time of giving Kudos, the person may not have much knowledge....After say 10 or 20 or 30 days, s/he understands a better way and feels that the Kudos are not deserved by that person..Now do you want the Kudos to be removed just because of lack of understanding ?
I can say the Kudos has allowed the Kudo-Giver to apply the correct and wrong approach and find the potential FLAW.....This quest was helped by that 1st post...


Committing mistakes is not wrong...It gives you an opportunity to find all the wrong ways of finding a solution....The important point is that you should learn from your mistakes and not repeat them....
This was something I read somewhere that strikes a chord within me at work. I think it is "Edison"


GC is a learning club for sharing GMAT knowledge and Kudos are a way to promote this sharing sense...
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 21 Apr 2010, 01:01
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Thanks for explaining kudos
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2010, 05:35
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Why just 90 days after membership?

50 is hard enough, plus we're given a time limit?

Just like the GMAT... :roll:
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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2010, 05:48
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90 days is an approximate number of days needed to generate content worth of 50 Kudos. We might change the policy in the future, but the current terms proved effective. Do you have a suggestion? Please share what you think :).
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Why just 90 days after membership?

50 is hard enough, plus we're given a time limit?

Just like the GMAT... :roll:

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Re: Kudos Points on GMATClub Forum [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2010, 15:01
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Even with 200 posts , there should be some limit of kudos, what if a person just say welcome to forum and thanks for this in every post....Some contribution is must atleast 10 kudos
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