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A question regarding the voting graphic

robberhands
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Does the number of votes listed include or exclude the 10% flyer reduction?

Btw, I remember when Lazeez first introduced those graphics, it showed the vote distribution before the reduction of the flyers. I found it way more entertaining watching the neat stacks of 1 and 2 scores. Now it looks so scrubbed and clean, suspiciously artificial.

Replies:   Ernest Bywater
Ernest Bywater

@robberhands

Does the number of votes listed include or exclude the 10% flyer reduction?


Some months back Lazeez made the change for it to exclude the two 5% cuts because he got fed up with people arguing about whether the score was correct due to the way they were analysing the votes in the graphic. It got real bad, so he killed the discussion by changing what the graphic displayed.

If you really want to know the raw score info you need to contact him direct. At the time he offered to let authors see their rare score info if they enter into an agreement to never again discuss the scores on the forum in any way shape or form at all. Not sure if that offer is still open.

Replies:   robberhands
robberhands

@Ernest Bywater

If you really want to know the raw score info you need to contact him direct.

Nah, it's really not important, and I can imagine that discussion all too well. Poor Lazeez!
So, if I understand you correctly, the number of votes listed is also ten percent lower than the raw count?

Replies:   Ernest Bywater
Ernest Bywater

@robberhands

So, if I understand you correctly, the number of votes listed is also ten percent lower than the raw count?


I'm not sure what the situation with the Total Vote Count, but the figure beside the highest vote is an accurate count of that vote after the cuts. I know a lot about the scoring system because I've paid attention in past discussions, but I don't know all the details of the system other than the ones that have been made public.

Replies:   REP
REP

@Ernest Bywater

but the figure beside the highest vote is an accurate count of that vote after the cuts


Since the number is beside the 10 bar of the histogram, I always associated the number displayed to be the number of votes associated with the 10 bar height and was provided as a reference in determining the values represented by the other bars.

It occurred to me a while ago that the number might be then number of votes associated with the tallest bar on the histogram, even though it isn't beside that bar.

So, which is it, the tallest bar or the 10 bar?

Not asking for a change, but it would be nice if the votes associated with each of the displayed bars had its value displayed.

Replies:   Ernest Bywater
Ernest Bywater

@REP

It occurred to me a while ago that the number might be then number of votes associated with the tallest bar on the histogram, even though it isn't beside that bar.


The number is the number of votes in the tallest bar.

You can always send Lazeez an email at the webmaster link to ask for a mod to show the values for each bar, or to offer the same information as a list with the vote and the values. Make sure to tell him why you'd like it.

Replies:   REP
REP

@Ernest Bywater

You can always send Lazeez an email at the webmaster link to ask for a mod


True, but it is more idle curiosity than any need. So I don't want to put a workload on him that isn't important to me.

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