> WithinTemptation wrote:
>> I've been messaged a few concerns people are having and asking that I try to address
>> Problem: Trade "incest" (where the same 2-3 people swap picks until all the good
>> stuff is gone)
>> Solution: You can't choose a game from the same user back to back picks.
>> 1. Its tiggs pick
>> 2. tigg picks a game from JD
>> 3. JD picks a game from tigg (its only fair to allow him to pick from anyone he
>> 4. Now tigg is up again, but he must choose a game from anyone but JD
>> Problem: People actively trying to sell/trade games they put in the box.
>> Solution: Games listed in the forums for sale/trade can't be added to the box.
>> also remove them from your available list (simply move them to your collection
>> the time being)
>> Problem: "Pick and Run" meaning getting your pick and then removing your games
>> Solution: Since I feel this will only be a big problem the first few days, I ask
>> any game still in the box when it opens be left in the box for 3 days. I don't
>> this is an unreasonable request.
>> Other rules in place for this problem is any game added (once the box starts and
>> after the first 3 days) must remain in the box for 24 hours. In addition you
>> leave your games in the box at least 24 hours after you make a pick. After that
>> time passes you can remove them.
> Are these suggestions or current rules now?
> Honestly, any one of these would make me not want to participate in the box. That's
> too restrictive for me.
> First of all, the whole "incest" thing. Well, put better stuff in. That happens because
> few people tend to put all of the best stuff in. That, or those few users have similar
> gaming interests. It eventually stops regardless. I don't want restrictions on what
> I can pick. What if that's the only item I want?
> They're my games. I'll sell/trade them when I want. Boxes are not perfect, and I
> won't limit myself to one trading option.
> If there's nothing else I want, why should I have to leave my games in? Maybe I add
> a bunch of good stuff but it's not chosen for a while. Finally, someone chooses my
> item but only one item I want is left. You want me to then leave my stuff in for
> 3 days to be picked even though I want nothing? Why would I want to do that?
> These rules seem they would favor people who tend to get picked less due to less
> desirable items. These can all be solved simply with a healthy box. If the selection
> is good, none of these should be a problem.
There are proposal rules. I'm trying to make all happy