A Proposal To Revitalize Submitted Content Of Bushido Tasks.
 Apr 17 2012, 07:11 PM Post #1 Learning Tone Master Group: Members Posts: 66 Joined: 25-November 11 From: Istanbul - Turkey Member No.: 14.428 I'm currently following Advanced tasks and one thing I noticed something about myself and the other people. I am sure we are all paying attention to the tasks as much as possible but there are too few records coming out of these tasks. I was thinking if there were a system which encourages us to submit our records no matter how good the record is. My ideas are as follows : - A point system which will rank our progress among participants of the temple. (competition)- These points will be accumulated by a formula like ( Tempo of the record / Original Tempo ) * (Ben's Rating of the record / 10 ) To explain the formula, Ben will rate every submission over 10. This coefficient will be multiplied by the tempo of the recording divided by the original tempo. The purpose of the formula is to reflect our progress, not give a measure to how good we are. - A record must be submitted within a week or the maximum points available to the task is divided by 2.- After the first record (which should come in within the week), ninja's of the temple can re-submit the task as much as they would like to improve their score. Every new submission would accumulate a small amounts of points if it can pass a small threshold (i.e. Ben should rate it at least 4 in order to get these) plus the updated evaluation of the formula. These are my crude opinions about the subject. What do you guys think ?
 Apr 17 2012, 08:55 PM Post #2 Instructor Group: GMC Instructor Posts: 13.787 Joined: 11-March 10 From: England Member No.: 9.820 That's quite a good idea, Cem although my main concern would be adding a competitive element to it. I'm not saying no but at the moment I'm in two minds..so let's ask everybody what they think ?The other thing is we would have to make it much more simple than that because 1) People will find it hard to follow and 2) I'm crap at maths ! --------------------
 Apr 17 2012, 10:22 PM Post #3 GMC:er Group: Members Posts: 1.081 Joined: 27-September 09 From: London, UK Member No.: 7.668 As I understand it, submissions aren't being made because those people don't have the time right now, but I could be wrong. I think it'd be unfair to basically lump Ben's own REC on top of him, too There could be a dash of 'I don't feel like I've improved enough' or 'this really sucks, I'd embarrass myself by posting it' present, too. I know I felt like that at some point.I think that a few people have stuck with a task after 7 days, and posted it again to have Ben A-okay it, which is great. They clearly saw importance in working on a particular aspect of their playing and wanted to focus on that. By doing that, however, you lose the pressure of practicing as much as you can in that week, which I'm loving, so I try to keep up with the tasks instead.In the end, you should be doing it for yourself, seeing how much you can improve in 7 days, and not worrying about how quickly or slowly other people progress.I don't think an extra element of competition is needed, personally (I don't think music and competition mix), but if it means more people posting takes, I'm all for it, sure It's nice having a group of people motivating eachother to practice more, which you often see in these tasks, and which you don't get in the mentoring threads. This post has been edited by dark dude: Apr 17 2012, 10:22 PM -------------------- Ibanez 2550ELTD EC-1000 VBRoland Cube 30W