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Car Selections

Post by antknee on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:16 am

I am leaning toward a draft style where the order is randomly assigned. This will allow people to participate that aren't always glued to the forum. Seems like the most fair way to go about it.

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Re: Car Selections

Post by Ceej on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:22 am

First-come first-served, from my experience, is never a good idea. It's better to pick entries that you like instead of automatically letting in crap entries by people who you feel may not deserve to get in. This may not make as much of a difference with the entire field being pre-painted, though.

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Re: Car Selections

Post by antknee on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:25 am

yes, that's the idea but I need a way of deciding who gets to pick ahead of others. I thought I'd take registrations like normal, toss out the rubbish and then randomly assign a "draft" order.

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Re: Car Selections

Post by Ceej on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:27 am

You could have people list their top 5 or so picks, then assign drivers based on those picks so it isn't as random.

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Post by JMac525 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:30 am

Ceej wrote:You could have people list their top 5 or so picks, then assign drivers based on those picks so it isn't as random.

I quite like this idea, just my opinion however. You should do whatever you think is bet.
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Re: Car Selections

Post by ParaLanche on Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:29 am

Draft style IMO
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Re: Car Selections

Post by Metro 6r4 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:12 am

To be honest, I'm not to fussed.I'd be happy with any of the cars as they're so damn awesome.
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Post by Tigerman on Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:14 am

First-come first served.
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Re: Car Selections

Post by Jason Hamilton on Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:43 am

I now want to change my vote to draft as I shouldn't have voted in the poll
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Re: Car Selections

Post by SnakePlissken on Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:00 am

You could assign draft positions based on when someone registered for the site. That way, there would be some sort of "seniority" (for lack of a better word) weighted for the people who have been here longer.

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Post by f1fan12 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:02 am

SnakePlissken wrote:You could assign draft positions based on when someone registered for the site. That way, there would be some sort of "seniority" (for lack of a better word) weighted for the people who have been here longer.

Would this idea use the old forum.
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Re: Car Selections

Post by Metro 6r4 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:13 am

number the cars randomly from 1 to 82 and for those who sign up, add their day and month of joining this forum together and the number you get is their car. If the car is already taken by someone add the last two digits of the year they joined to your total. Someone improve on this if you can as it isn't a particularly good idea.
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Re: Car Selections

Post by BWard on Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:36 am

I voted for first-come first served, but now I've changed my mind. I mean giving people just random cars would be much better.
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Post by day500champ1 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:55 am

I vote for whatever you want ant. You're running you do it the way you want. I just want to be part of it.
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Post by Milan655 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:09 pm

SnakePlissken wrote:You could assign draft positions based on when someone registered for the site. That way, there would be some sort of "seniority" (for lack of a better word) weighted for the people who have been here longer.

I think this would most likely be the best method.
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Post by Magus978 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:51 pm

I'm on board with Snake's idea.
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Re: Car Selections

Post by NeverNeutral on Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:49 pm

Ceej wrote:You could have people list their top 5 or so picks, then assign drivers based on those picks so it isn't as random.
Agreed.
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Re: Car Selections

Post by Cynon on Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:47 pm

Lotto draw works okay for me.

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Post by Tanrar on Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:19 pm

I think the Lottery-style picks.
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Post by Mystrsyko on Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:29 pm

Lotto style works
Snake's idea works

But I'm particularly attracted to Ceej's idea. Everyone who signs up picks 4 or 5 in their order of preference, and then use whatever method you want to determine who picks before whom. That way as many people as possible can get a car they actually picked
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Post by bartman97 on Fri Oct 26, 2012 2:16 am

I think the lotto seems good enough.
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Re: Car Selections

Post by RetrogradeRenegade on Fri Oct 26, 2012 2:15 pm

Ceej wrote:You could have people list their top 5 or so picks, then assign drivers based on those picks so it isn't as random.

This seems the best way, IMO.
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Post by iAMBADDATGAMES on Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:30 pm

Lotto style is good enough although Snake's and Ceej's idea are good ideas too.

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Re: Car Selections

Post by Casey Lester on Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:07 pm

Milan655 wrote:
SnakePlissken wrote:You could assign draft positions based on when someone registered for the site. That way, there would be some sort of "seniority" (for lack of a better word) weighted for the people who have been here longer.

I think this would most likely be the best method.

I second this.
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Re: Car Selections

Post by Jason Hamilton on Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:02 am

RetrogradeRenegade wrote:
Ceej wrote:You could have people list their top 5 or so picks, then assign drivers based on those picks so it isn't as random.

This seems the best way, IMO.

I also like this idea a lot
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Re: Car Selections

Post by antknee on Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:17 pm

ok, i think i've decided to make it a hybrid of all three major suggestions. one that will allow for seniority and a bit of randomness.

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Re: Car Selections

Post by BWard on Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:22 pm

antknee wrote:ok, i think i've decided to make it a hybrid of all three major suggestions. one that will allow for seniority and a bit of randomness.

looking forward to this, feel excited. Smile
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