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Message 2772 - Posted: 27 Jul 2016, 10:00:41 UTC
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Hi All !

Just throwing this out as an idea for discussion.
As most of you know, we have a "Hall of fame" thread in the forums where found primes etc. are listed.
http://srbase.myfirewall.org/sr5/forum_thread.php?id=157

They are divided into 4 categories: Base solved, Megaprimes, Top 5000 & Primes.

Suggestions:

1. Bonus points for found Primes depending on how long/demanding they are.

2. New Badges for each category with the number of the amount found in each category on the Badge.

I don't know if that's possible as the Badges are static .png files or could it be done in some other way ?
Also I don't think different colours within a certain range as normally would work as the amount of finds is so small ?

This may courage crunchers to run more and/or longer ones to find the Primes.

Just an idea, so what do you guys think ?

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Message 2773 - Posted: 27 Jul 2016, 13:40:40 UTC - in response to Message 2772.

Mankka* I like your thinking.

It would certainly be encouraging to have a badge as recognition for finding significant items as you say - discover a large Prime or solve a Base.

I wish we had more continuity of tasks to crunch across all the sub-projects. We seem to have a flood and drought scenario.
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Message 2774 - Posted: 27 Jul 2016, 18:05:37 UTC - in response to Message 2773.

Mankka* I like your thinking.

It would certainly be encouraging to have a badge as recognition for finding significant items as you say - discover a large Prime or solve a Base.

I wish we had more continuity of tasks to crunch across all the sub-projects. We seem to have a flood and drought scenario.


Yes, I would this too but there are several problems you have read in news. I must run all WUs dry before I can do all changes to the new project url. Also I must wait for all WUs coming back to check the results and add a new base / range.

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Message 2775 - Posted: 27 Jul 2016, 19:53:36 UTC - in response to Message 2774.
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Yes, I would this too but there are several problems you have read in news. I must run all WUs dry before I can do all changes to the new project url. Also I must wait for all WUs coming back to check the results and add a new base / range.


I guess you could put up multiple ones for each category as you have done with the Average ?

Then you could prepare & upload a new batch while the other one is still running ?

Ok, a bit off the topic...

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Message 2776 - Posted: 27 Jul 2016, 19:59:10 UTC - in response to Message 2775.


Yes, I would this too but there are several problems you have read in news. I must run all WUs dry before I can do all changes to the new project url. Also I must wait for all WUs coming back to check the results and add a new base / range.


I guess you could put up multiple ones for each category as you have done with the Average ?

Then you could prepare & upload a new batch while the other one is still running ?

Ok, a bit off the topic...


There is a also a badge script running and must be defined but its only for the apps. I will check this topic later and think about some changes after all is running normal again.

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Message 2783 - Posted: 8 Aug 2016, 18:35:40 UTC
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I have started to creating new badges for "base solved" and "Megaprimes found". To see these badges in user account/forum there is no script running for this and need to add/edit them by hand into the database. Iam still thinking about the 11 levels.

base solved / Megaprimes: 1,2,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,50

If you have some hints or other ideas let me know. I will redesign some badges too.

Please give the new domain address to the stats sites. The change will be come after all WUs are done and the old address shouldnt be active anymore.


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