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Larks comments on Well-Kept Gardens Die By Pacifism - Less Wrong

105 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 21 April 2009 02:44AM

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Comment author: Larks 21 August 2009 05:43:01PM 8 points [-]

An unexpected consequence of this change is that upvoting thomblake now has benefits (he can downvote more) that don't correlate to the quality of his posting. While this will give him a (weak) incentive to produce better comments, it'll also encourage me to upvote him more, reducing the quality-signalling function of his karma.

Comment author: thomblake 26 August 2009 03:47:50PM 15 points [-]

it'll also encourage me to upvote him more

It's nice to hear that my tendency to downvote heavily is so valued.