1. The second prompt is revealed! (Q2 2018)

    "Breaking into Snape's office in the middle of the night was a risky move at the best of times..."

    Deadline is June 18th, also known as the 22nd Anniversary of a seriously sad day—a tremendously black day for anyone.

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Discussion in 'Site Related Support' started by Peter North, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. Peter North

    Peter North Dark Lord

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    I was going through the library when I saw a link at the top of the page that said "recommended stories" when I clicked the link I got a message that said:

    Based off the 50 users most like you.
    No recommendations found or you are not logged in.

    I know I'm logged in so why would there be no recommendations found for me?


    Here are the links for those who don't know what he is talking about:
    https://forums.darklordpotter.net/recommended.php
    https://forums.darklordpotter.net/recommended.php?alg=new (another algorithm)
     
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  2. Dark Minion

    Dark Minion Bright Henchman Moderator DLP Supporter

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    It is based on the thread votes you leave in the library. So you need to rate threads to get recommendations.

    I don't know if there is a minimum number of votes you need to submit before it works.
     
  3. Peter North

    Peter North Dark Lord

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    I see thank you, now I know the importance of rating a thread. There is probably already a sticky that explains what I missed isn't there?
     
  4. Quiddity

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    Hmm, I wonder if it could be altered not to link to WBA fics? Now that we don't allow rating them, most of my "recommended" are fics I've already read but am unable to remove from that list.
     
  5. Sauce Bauss

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