I don’t know of any way to prevent people from multiple likes or just dropping in to like something. The best we can do is tell them blatantly that’s not how the game works.
Hey @waetherman - what about changing the thread title to include basic instructions against over-voting? Something like “Huffing BB: Vote only if you post. One each per day.” Then you can change the main thread description to reflect updated rules below that. Any help in that suggestion?
That’s not the only problem. Polling really doesn’t seem to work as Discourse has it set up because you can’t use it in an existing thread. Each poll is a new thread - so it redirects the game to multiple threads (and this isn’t a scavenger game) while forcing responsibility on people. Neither of those is good.
The reason I suggested one separate (but similarly named) thread for all winner posts using “likes” is so it’d get recorded by whoever went looking for it around the time it was supposed to be voting closed (currently set to 9AM EST). The faster the recording gets done, the better chance we won’t have extra “likes” just dropped on.
I think, at the least, it makes sense for people to date their posts that are entries. It allows us to match up posts to a winner list.