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It's always fun to be collecting stuff (rep, badges etc) so it would be fun to see somewhere how many stars you've gotten on chat. I asked Marc on The Tavern and he wasn't against it but it's just a matter of finding the time.

The metric would have no meaning, just a number so if it would be abused, then it would have no effect on the system.

What do you guys think?

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My support for this endeavor relies solely on whether we get an awesome bonus for collecting 120 stars. – Grace Note Feb 16 '11 at 12:04
@Grace It changes the chat alert sound to Mario saying "woo-hoo!" – Michael Mrozek Feb 16 '11 at 13:16
@Michael: that, and you have to start all over again and collect 120 green stars. How's that for a challenge? – ЯegDwight Mar 18 '11 at 13:22

It would be interesting but there would be other features I would want before this one.

Also, this stat would be an orphan stat in your profile. I would prefer to see a silver "talkative" badge that would be something like 20 stared comments in chat.

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I don't think that's really on par with the other silver badges; getting 20 starred messages is...less than difficult – Michael Mrozek Feb 16 '11 at 11:53
@Michael, well you only have to get one for the bronze badge. So I was thinking 20 would be more on the silver level, but I would be fine with 50 or 100 if that was more reasonable. – jzd Feb 16 '11 at 11:54
This would obviously be a low priority item. – Ólafur Waage Feb 16 '11 at 12:12
@jzd, there's already Outspoken – Benjol Mar 18 '11 at 12:55
@Benjol, Outspoken did not exist when I answered this question. It is relatively new. – jzd Mar 18 '11 at 13:00
@jzd, oh, ok. I knew it was new, didn't think it was that new. – Benjol Mar 18 '11 at 13:59
@Benjol, from the feature change question: "2011-02-22: Outspoken badge introduced." – jzd Mar 18 '11 at 14:14

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