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Postby Corran » Fri May 04, 2007 3:45 pm

DriftRoot wrote:I guess it couldn't be randomized permanently on a user-by-user basis (?).


Not really. The way it is randomized is through the mysql query that pulls up all competing logos rather than any randomizing php code. Even then, to make sure it is the same for a particular user each time, the random sequence of logo IDs would have to be stored somewhere, per user... mostly likely the DB. Way too much work to be worth it imo.
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Postby Koopiskeva » Sat May 05, 2007 2:05 am

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can i nominate this one? |:>
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Postby derobert » Sat May 05, 2007 11:59 pm

Corran wrote:the random sequence of logo IDs would have to be stored somewhere, per user... mostly likely the DB. Way too much work to be worth it imo.
Don't have to store them, just seed the PRNG with something user-specific, like the userid. This of course only works if the list of logos is constant (but then, so does any stored order).

Of course, I don't see the point of doing that, either.
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Postby Corran » Sun May 06, 2007 9:22 am

derobert wrote:
Corran wrote:the random sequence of logo IDs would have to be stored somewhere, per user... mostly likely the DB. Way too much work to be worth it imo.
Don't have to store them, just seed the PRNG with something user-specific, like the userid. This of course only works if the list of logos is constant (but then, so does any stored order).

Of course, I don't see the point of doing that, either.


Ah, that certainly is easier. I forgot you could set a seed for rand(). Anyways... this is starting to get a little off topic. >_>
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Postby Minion » Thu May 10, 2007 12:20 pm

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Postby zamora » Fri May 11, 2007 1:18 pm

:P Wow I think the result may vary in any minute. I am still Thinking What Logo I have to Choose. Congratulations to all in the contest. :idea: :arrow:
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Postby meleechampion » Fri May 11, 2007 1:23 pm

Can I vote... to keep the current one?
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Postby BasharOfTheAges » Fri May 11, 2007 2:43 pm

The key, of course, is to go for the ones that would be the most difficult for bad banner-makers to deal with.
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Postby DriftRoot » Fri May 11, 2007 5:50 pm

I guess that knocks me out of contention. :roll: Oh wait, actually I've got one of the :x :evil: :?: :shock: :cry: -iest ones in there... sweet!

Wait...I've got a BUNCH like that! Hrm...
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Postby zamora » Mon May 14, 2007 8:12 am

Ok. After a hard decision I finally know what logo is my favorite. Sooo. Good Luck to Everybody and see us tomorrow to see the finalists. :idea: :arrow:
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Postby kikai_saigono » Wed May 16, 2007 10:41 am

Whoo! Nominations are over. :) Good luck to everyone who makes it to the next round. :D
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