10310 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
OK, look I'm starting to get mad because people are just rackin' up member points by posting "?" or "Hun? Idk" on forums. They annoy me because all I get on my forum now is "ok" or "IDK". Chess.com really should make a rule saying if your answer is just to get member points/ to annoy the person you will lose a specific amount of points. Ok, I had another idea: Here it is:
What is the point of member points. There is no point of getting them. So, we should have a rewards system something like this:
1000 Member Points 1 day of free Gold Membership
2000 Member Points 1 day of free Platinum Membership
3000 Member Points 1 day of free Diamond Membership
4000 Member Points 1 week of free Gold Membership
5000 Member Points 1 week of free Platinum Membership
6000 Member Points 1 week of free Diamond Membership
And So on...
Ok, I also had another idea: Here it is:
We should have levels from member points, right?
1000 Member Points Level 1
2000 Member Points Level 2
3000 Member Points Level 3
4000 Member Points Level 4
5000 Member Points Level 5
6000 Member Points Level 6
So those are my ideas.
I can give you something more informative than "idk" or "ok", but you aren't going to like it.
Member points are meaningless, and rightly so.
is that all you had to say rooperi ?
So says the sub-10,000.
Well, people complain about all sorts of things on this site, but I've never seen anyone post and say: Hey, I made a post but I didn't get any points. Even the trolls don't care....
Brilliant; You've just discovered a new and relatively creative trolling angle.
Yeah! You tell 'em Spike! (buddy ole pal)
I guess whoever has the most member points has the biggest member?
If the "Huh?" is for me, member is a synonym for penis. My pun was refering to the idea of the ePenis, which a pejorative for any form of online status which, upon is examination, is shown to be completely arbitrary (like post counts or 'member points').
wait, would that post have been considered cheating to get member points?
I wonder if the serial killer forum has DISmember points...
Or if the Alzheimer's site has REmember points.
So, in summary, the answer to your post title is "no they are not."
Well, member points aren't very important or anything, and it would be tedious to track things like that, so I don't like the idea (even if they did matter, 100 point intervals are far too small). It'd probably incite more trolling.
I think it's a great idea!
I think saying people abuse the points to obtain more AND offer reward for having points in the same forum is interesting =).
I don't think moderating the forums to that extent would be economically possible for chess.com which is why they should remain really just for bragging rights. IMO
no im makin a point
what the #$%^was he playing and how did he win?
by QueenTakesKnightOOPS 4 minutes ago
12/11/2013 - Topalov-Kramnik, Dortmund 1996
by GSERGIO 4 minutes ago
by AndyClifton 7 minutes ago
Where to find live chess feeds
by chungle 7 minutes ago
Bullet rating decrease
by chesswitness 12 minutes ago
How do I go about studying the middlegame
by AndyClifton 13 minutes ago
Click-click move entry
by chesswitness 13 minutes ago
by Mr_Grizzly 24 minutes ago
Borislav Ivanov is Back! (AGAIN!!)
by GeorgeBlackChess123 27 minutes ago
general chess survey
by Wilbert_78 29 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2013 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!