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Dev Blog: CSM 8 Elections--CCP on the impact of the Council

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C C P Alliance
#1 - 2013-04-17 16:56:01 UTC  |  Edited by: CCP Gargant
The elections for the 8th Council of Stellar Management (CSM) end tomorrow April 18th, at 23:59 UTC. Our wonderful community has been buzzing with comments on the CSM as an institution and the actions of CSM7, so we thought it would be nice to hear from CCP itself. Click here to read.

CCP Dolan | Community Representative

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Gooby pls

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#2 - 2013-04-17 17:05:17 UTC  |  Edited by: Nathan Jameson
We all pay for subscriptions, and we all deserve a voice.

(P.S. This is meant as support, if there is any confusion.)

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Plucky Adventurers
#3 - 2013-04-17 17:08:49 UTC
Thanks for the kind words, and for all those that are reading this and have not voted, go vote now!

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Shadow Cartel
#4 - 2013-04-17 17:34:46 UTC
Many thanks to CCP Dolan for working hard to pull this together in time for the last day of elections, and thanks to all of the CCP staff who contributed their time as well.

Make sure you all get to the polls and vote!

If you need any suggestions you can find my recommendations on my personal blog.

CPM0 Chairman / CSM7 Vice Secretary

#5 - 2013-04-17 17:40:46 UTC  |  Edited by: DarthNefarius
first page \o/

Is it too late to throw a few bribes out to the CSM8 candidates?

Better yet how do we get CCP Dolan to throw out a bunch of NULL SEC blocks ballots due to something like hanging chads?Lol
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The Ebon Hawk.
#6 - 2013-04-17 17:40:48 UTC
Thanks to CCP Dolan and all the others who took time to write about how the CSM has affected them in the different departments within CCP.

If you somehow haven't voted already, go do your duty and VOTE!
Goonswarm Federation
#7 - 2013-04-17 17:46:08 UTC
attn highsec: this is your last chance to stop the nullsec domination of CSM8

(you won't)

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Gallente Federation
#8 - 2013-04-17 18:03:44 UTC
If I didn't know better, I'd almost think they like us.... Twisted

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#9 - 2013-04-17 18:07:16 UTC  |  Edited by: Sarmatiko
I don't want to be represented by any of available candidates (and I believe that I'm not the only one) for many reasons: some of them slacked in the past, some represent huge blocs, some just marginal.
But there is no option to let CCP know about low quality of candidates and vote "against all". So I will not vote.

"Representative voice of the community" just can't be truly representative if you don't want to hear all community voices.
Otherworld Empire
#10 - 2013-04-17 18:08:41 UTC
Will be interesting to hear the outcome and statistics of this round.

/c

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Caldari State
#11 - 2013-04-17 18:11:40 UTC
Sarmatiko wrote:
I don't want to be represented by any of available candidates (and I believe that I'm not the only one) for many reasons: some of them slacked in the past, some represent huge blocs, some just marginal.
But there is no option to let CCP know about low quality of candidates and vote "against all". So I will not vote.

"Representative voice of the community" just can't be truly representative if you don't want to hear all community voices.


Changed your mind?

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#12 - 2013-04-17 18:16:42 UTC  |  Edited by: Sarmatiko
Uppsy Daisy wrote:

Nope I just lied to save Sleipnir. Twisted
C C P Alliance
#13 - 2013-04-17 18:26:08 UTC
Trebor Daehdoow wrote:
If I didn't know better, I'd almost think they like us.... Twisted


Luckily, you do know better... ;)

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C C P Alliance
#14 - 2013-04-17 18:26:47 UTC
Sarmatiko wrote:
Uppsy Daisy wrote:

Nope I just lied so save Sleipnir. Twisted


kk nerfing Sleipner, brb.

CCP Dolan | Community Representative

Twitter: @CCPDolan

Gooby pls

The Initiative.
#15 - 2013-04-17 18:35:14 UTC
It's a lovely devblog, and if it had been released 3 weeks ago, it would probably have had a very positive effect on the election.

With less than 36 hours left until the polls close.... well, it's a lovely devblog.

"Just remember later that I warned against any change to jump ranges or fatigue. You earned whats coming."

Grath Telkin, 11.10.2016

The Initiative.
#16 - 2013-04-17 18:36:15 UTC
Sarmatiko wrote:
I don't want to be represented by any of available candidates (and I believe that I'm not the only one) for many reasons: some of them slacked in the past, some represent huge blocs, some just marginal.
But there is no option to let CCP know about low quality of candidates and vote "against all". So I will not vote.

"Representative voice of the community" just can't be truly representative if you don't want to hear all community voices.


What does "marginal" mean? Does it mean "not representing a huge bloc"?

"Just remember later that I warned against any change to jump ranges or fatigue. You earned whats coming."

Grath Telkin, 11.10.2016

Caldari State
#17 - 2013-04-17 18:51:49 UTC
The election is almost over. go vote everyone :)

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Caldari State
#18 - 2013-04-17 18:52:00 UTC
This will be an invaluable resource for the future - whenever someone comes with the CSM is useless/does nothing/PR stunt etc. gimmick, it will be possible to bash him over the head with this devblog.

Thanks to all the CCP devs for their time.
#19 - 2013-04-17 19:08:37 UTC  |  Edited by: Sarmatiko
Malcanis wrote:
What does "marginal" mean? Does it mean "not representing a huge bloc"?

No it doesn't mean that. It does mean that there is still random candidates with weak unrealistic programs or marginal behavior .
Voting for neutral candidates (like you) with STV, just because there is no other options left just no good for sane elections.


Cass Lie wrote:
This will be an invaluable resource for the future - whenever someone comes with the CSM is useless/does nothing/PR stunt etc. gimmick, it will be possible to bash him over the head with this devblog.

Just one example about CSM 7 (and 6): for past two years UAxDeath posted absolutely nothing relevant about his CSM work not on EVE-O, nor on ru forum where he advertised his "election program". How can we evaluate his work if he never communicated with players?
Yes we seen cool photos and tweets about crazy russian, about how he poisoned CSM with vodka, about Blue Lagoon trip and so on. But do we really need jesters in CSM? And how can we measure real effectiveness of each CSM member without blurry generic devblogs?
Together We Solo
#20 - 2013-04-17 19:09:10 UTC
Malcanis wrote:
It's a lovely devblog, and if it had been released 3 weeks ago, it would probably have had a very positive effect on the election.

With less than 36 hours left until the polls close.... well, it's a lovely devblog.



Came here to roll my eyes at CCP and say this. But since you beat me to it in such a fashion you defiantly just secured one of my votes.
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