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Ok, right now we know that post count and site rank mean nothing other than the numbers they represent. Everyone has had the idea of implementing them into contests, so I figured a way to do it.Here is the formula:
x = post county = site rank
(x * .05) / y = bonus tickets
So lets take the post whore Murt for example. He has over 6000 posts, but lets just keep it at an even 6000.
(6000 * .05) / 100 = 3
Since Murt has so many posts, and his site rank is 100, he gets 3 bonus tickets (this should be implemented just before the drawing).
Now take mine:
(1738 * .05) / 75 = 1.15 (truncate the .15 and I get 1 bonus ticket)
Now of course with some people they may have a 100/100 rank, but they wont have enough posts to get their bonus > than 1. Example
(500 * .05) / 100 = .25
They lose out on the post/rank bonus, but they still get their bonus for logging in everyday.
This would very much help out rid the contests of the "just-creating-an-account-to-log-in-and-never-post-so-I-can-win-the-contest" people. Because frankly, I hate seeing people whose post count is 0 and has never contributed to these forums, walk away with something great.
Just my thoughts!
Edit: BTW, I forgot to mention. Rank would have to be >= 60