__/ [GreyWyvern] on Friday 25 November 2005 03:23 \__
> And lo, Johnny Ancich didst speak in alt.www.webmaster:
>> I need a group of people to test out the voting feature on my website.
>> site is www.PastExpiry.com which features my cartoons. They are kinda
>> Far Side, so if you like Far Side, you'll probably like these.
>> I am asking this because if I use the voting feature it will skew the
>> voting results.... I'm a LITTLE biased since I drew these cartoons!
> I didn't test your voting system, but I thought your cartoons were okay.
> So I thought I should tell you that a voting system makes you seem
> dependant on praise at least and desperate for attention at worst.
Good observation. That's must be why he multi-posted.
> you should dump it altogether. If people like your work, they'll come
> back, and that's the best voting system you can get.
I agree. People are reluctant to vote or comment. At worst, nobody will vote
or comment, which might make you seem unpopular, if anything.
> Most online cartoon series which are popular today didn't have a very big
> following for months or years after their inception. Only after a
> constant stream of quality work caused friends to tell friends to tell
> friends to tell friends did they become popular. Keep at it, and if
> people like it, you won't need a voting system to find out.
The site appears to be down at the moment.