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Featuring Control

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Lately I've been seeing a lot of submissions that were featured but don't really deserve to be featured.
A submission that was made with little effort, little inspiration, and no planning definitely don't worth at all more than a submission that took time, planning, and inspiration.

Let me give you an example... That submission is a WIP about  just a little pixel art of Sonic that was supposedly to be an animation or something.
In my understanding this submission featuring must have been removed and automatically granted to another submission... For example this one, just look at that work, the screenshots and it is a good idea!

Correct me if I'm wrong but some featurings are chosen automatically depending on certain parameters (views, comments, likes, etc) and is a good system because it would be too hard to choose manually wich submissions worth, everyday in every category and every section... But it has it's defects because - for example - having only many views does not means that the submission worth for a featuring.

So here is my idea:

The site staff would have to review what the bot has chosen before (if not possible just after) the submission is featured. If this submission does not meet certain requirements based on common sense (does this mod shows inspiration? does this mod required work? Is this mod good?), the featuring will be withdrawn and it will be left in hands (again) of the bot that decides wich submissions are featured, watching if this time the featuring actually worth it.

I'm sure that I'm not the only one thinking about this and if you don't, I hope you understand what I'm talking about.

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    Hell, if its too much for a small team to feature submissions daily 
    hire more staff
    and if they dont wanna do that, give the bot a better processing system so it doesnt feature wip's at 0% that gets cancelled the next day
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    I... don't really like the gist of this.
    Here's why.
    A. let the bot be a bot. B. It would make the admins have HELLA of alot of a job to do, they would have to change EVERY featured submission. C. same as B, but the admins would also have to discuss everything with eachother, and the game managers, so if a disagreement happens in a certain way, all hell could break loose.
    D. most submissions would be removed, causing hell.
    This isn't meant to be rude, I just thought I'd say this.
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    i love gamebanana because it's a really good community and a perfect place for people who want to download mods or show their work to the world. i'm one of those people who are here to download mods and meet new people and every day that i visit the home page and see a bad mod is Featured i say to myself that i saw much better mods today that deserved to be  Featured but this one isn't one of them ! i think this problem must be solved 
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    This idea is something that should definitely be implemented into the site as soon as possible.

    I've seen so many good submissions that aren't being featured on the site. By the way, along with the parameters, the featuring depends on how popular the game section is too.

    For example, no matter how good you make a skin for CS2D, it's never going to get featured, even you get a dozen likes and comments on it. On the other hand, even the most "less-effort" submissions with just a few hundred views on the CS 1.6 section is bound to be featured.

    A less complicated idea would be that let the bot choose what's going to be featured on it's own. Then, before uploading them as Today's pick or something, a Mod has to approve what the bot has chosen. There, the mod can simply add or remove submissions.
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