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47 Post author: Habryka 15 September 2017 03:00AM

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Comment author: richard_reitz 15 September 2017 04:47:53AM *  12 points [-]

if you’ve read all of a sequence you get a small badge that you can choose to display right next to your username, which helps people navigate how much of the content of the page you are familiar with.

Idea: give sequence-writers the option to include quizzes because this (1) demonstrates a badgeholder actually understands what the badge indicates they understand (or, at least, are more likely to) and (2) leverages the testing effect.

I await the open beta eagerly.

Comment author: ciphergoth 15 September 2017 09:24:35PM 8 points [-]

Also I have already read them all more than once and don't plan to do so again just to get the badge :)

Comment author: Raemon 15 September 2017 06:47:51AM 2 points [-]

leverages the which?

In any case, I like the idea, although it may be in the backlog for awhile.

Comment author: Raemon 15 September 2017 06:48:42AM 9 points [-]

In any case, I like the idea, although it may be in the backlog for awhile.

Although, it occurs to me that the benefit of an open source codebase that actually is reasonable to learn is that anyone that wants something like this to happen can just make it happen.

Comment author: richard_reitz 15 September 2017 12:33:16PM 2 points [-]

Testing effect.

(At this point, I should really know better than to trust myself to write anything at 1 in the morning.)