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Can somebody explain how this Q&A thing is changing?

Perhaps I am dense, but when I click on the yellow box,, it looks like a new group of some sort,, I tried to read posts about what is going on, but most that look like they would have info are locked,,Do any of you know about "new" rules? What is changing,, I am confused,, LOL! Thank mammas!


Asked by kimigogo at 10:05 AM on Jun. 19, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • The first batch of changes will be coming next week and will include the follow major elements:

    1. A new "Credits" system will be added where you can earn (and lose) Credits for your participation in Answers, as well as how others rate your contributions.
    2. As you earn Credits you will advance in level. Higher levels will give you access to new features, let you use existing features more, and let you earn even more credits.
    3. The Credits system we are starting with will encourage good behavior and penalize "bad behavior".
    4. Questions will be able to be "bumped" to get them more answers, or feature really good/interesting/smart questions.
    5. You'll be able to vote up/down the answers that others give.
    6. Certain features will not be available until you get to higher levels - as an example, the anonymous answer feature will not be available until you are "Level 15" which will take at least a week of par

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 10:07 AM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • participation before you can get there.
    7. The "theme" of answers will be changed so it feels like a University - which is why we named the group Phi Beta Mama! Levels will be based around events in Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, etc. years of college, lots of the language (like credits) and graphics will be based on that, and more. If you've been (or are going to college), we hope it'll make you smile, and if you haven't been, we hope it'll be fun to experience!
    8. More things that you'll see next week

    Have you already seen this?

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 10:09 AM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • Basically it will be a lot more like yahoo answers.
    You also won't be able to go anon until you get to a certain level which is good because it will weed out the bad anons.

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 10:11 AM on Jun. 19, 2010