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Following a recent question, I decided to create a Greasemonkey script that will "Community Waffle" all posts automatically. Essentially, activating this will make you a selfless sharer of information by default, and you will gain no rep for your contributions.


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Haha. Just noticed that this was CW...Forgot I had the script running :) – Sampson Sep 4 '09 at 18:42
One could also argue that you are abusing the CW feature and making things CW that should not be CW – TheTXI Sep 4 '09 at 18:44
Can you really "abuse" Wiki? I understand how you can abuse posts, by not making them Wiki. But I don't think it's a two-way deal. – Sampson Sep 4 '09 at 18:47
@TheTXI given that the feature of "having all my questions/answers automatically wiki" has been consistently declined, I think you've hit the nail on the head. – Adam Davis Nov 3 '09 at 20:04
up vote 8 down vote accepted

Also, in related news:

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Oh, man... I love waffles! Prepare your logs for endless 404s! – Shog9 Nov 4 '09 at 3:34
Has the offer expired? Where are my waffles? – deleted Dec 16 '09 at 1:55

That's great for answers, but when you post a question as a community wiki you deliberately disallow anyone who contributes an answer any reputation gain from their work.

This may be what you want, but you might consider altering the script so it's easy to force it on just the answers you provide, or both answers and questions.

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So we get waffle points?

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I'm not sure about your question, but I suspect the answer is – Adam Davis Nov 3 '09 at 20:00

But, how do I get rep then...? I guess I don't get it.

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smack your head on the keyboard a few times. If you don't get it then, you will have at least made me laugh. – TheTXI Sep 4 '09 at 18:46
I just had to explain to my doctor why I have a letter 'H' in my forehead. Needless to say, I'm gonna need to find a new doctor... – jjnguy Sep 4 '09 at 18:52
Or a new keyboard? Where did you get a keyboard with raised letters? – Andy Mikula Sep 4 '09 at 20:27
No, it wasn't the mark of an H. He had the actual H key embedded in his forehead. – John Fouhy Sep 4 '09 at 20:49
Ahh...well, either way you wouldn't know which letter it was until you pulled it out, meaning that the doctor would be at least competent enough to remove the key. – Andy Mikula Sep 4 '09 at 20:57
I think it's ridiculous that the doctor had to get involved. Any keyboard weak enough to lose keys after a few solid head-smacks is clearly unfit for production use. – Super Long Names are Hilarious Sep 5 '09 at 7:12
I see that you've consulted a physician for keyboard-related injuries. You should totally drop that and try jQuery. – snicker Nov 3 '09 at 16:59
And they call me mad for insisting on steel keyboards. – Adam Davis Nov 3 '09 at 19:59

Could you make your script keep track of all the Rep you miss out on by doing this? That way you can brag about how you "waffled away" 1k worth of points because you're just sooo elite. ;)

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Not really, since I can't tell how many total upvotes/downvotes you've received :) – Sampson Sep 4 '09 at 20:57
The script could query the monthly database dump. – Adam Davis Nov 3 '09 at 20:02

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