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Discussion in 'General' started by tehelgee, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. doomlord9

    doomlord9 Experienced.

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    Removal Testing

    *edit*
    Hmmm....a potential exploit in it, you can edit the dice roll out without notice. I was actually testing if you could remove them at all just in case someone hit the wrong button but I noticed that as well.

    It does prevent you from rolling again in that post though but it doesn't notify that a roll has been done and removed.

    *edit-edit*

    Nevermind, just refresh the page and roll again.

    doomlord9 rolled 3 die of 6 faces, total: 10
    For: Reroll Test
    Rolled on: December-14-2014, 10:28pm
    3
    1
    6
     
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  2. Valette-Serafina

    Valette-Serafina Shameless Shadow

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    I'm running a quest that uses the d1000.
    How is the maximum number of faces configurable?

    (I could use three d10, but I'd rather have the right dice.)
     
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  3. Vanathor

    Vanathor 『Back In Black』

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    People can easily check here

    http://forum.questionablequesting.com/dice

    So a master page exists that keeps track of all rolls as a result.

    For instance, the dice you removed are here.
    doomlord9 rolled 3 die of 6 faces, total: 9
    For: Removal Testing
    Rolled on: December-14-2014, 10:25pm
    1
    2
    6
     
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  4. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    Max dice faces are now 10,000. I figure this is about as much entropy as anyone needs out of a single roll.
    alethiophile rolled 3 die of 2000 faces, total: 4014
    Rolled on: December-14-2014, 10:43pm
    1068
    1521
    1425
     
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  5. doomlord9

    doomlord9 Experienced.

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    Well at least that's a thing but it doesn't say where exactly said roll was originally done or give a notice that it needs to be checked at all. More difficult to exploit but still possible. Something like the SMF forum had with a non-removable mark telling that a roll has been removed would be the best way to close it off entirely. Maybe an auto-banner similar to an XF admin/mod warning but a different color if a non-removable message isn't possible in XF?
     
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  6. Vanathor

    Vanathor 『Back In Black』

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    Simple one. The User is required to give a specific reason for the roll in individual quests, with any roll not for that particular noted reason being excluded. Thus giving a simple term to parse for to check for cheaters.
     
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  7. Valette-Serafina

    Valette-Serafina Shameless Shadow

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    Alternatively, the QM could make the rolls.
    Or trust the players. I know that I would.
     
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  8. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    Not, unfortunately, an easy way to do that. Would need some kind of hook on any edit operation, as well as possibly a change to the DB. Since the dice gizmo is just an external addon, not much else to do with it.
     
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  9. doomlord9

    doomlord9 Experienced.

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    Oh I know it's simple to fix with effort on the client side, I just prefer to close off even that small loophole for someone to sneak anything through. This wouldn't affect me personally since I pretty much never roll dice or would bother with cheating(too much effort and too easy to be caught for little to no gain), I just naturally see breaks in a system without even looking for them.

    Maybe one more addon to the Dice Master Table linking to the original post that the roll was done in? If it's to much effort for something relatively small I can understand, it's just like sand in my shoe to notice things like that and not have them fixed.

    On a completely unrelated note, since we have upgraded the server specs would it be possible to open up a copy of the SMF forum with no post database and the ability to post anything locked out(little to no server load since there is nothing to browse) but the ability to login to your original account in order to retrieve sent PM data?

    Ack being a major example of why I wanted something like that in the first place since he wasn't even here at the time but I'm sure alot of other people didn't notice the change with how fast it happened and lots of data could be lost in a section the just can't be translated to XF last I was told. It doesn't affect me at all, I already backed them all up but more prolific authors/posters could be affected by it and it's another thing that bothers me simply existing.
     
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  10. Megaolix

    Megaolix Moderator

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    Time to test myself.
    Megaolix rolled 1 die of 20 faces, total: 1
    For: Test
    Rolled on: December-15-2014, 01:11am
    1


    Edit: ...
    Megaolix rolled 1 die of 20 faces, total: 7
    For: test 2
    Rolled on: December-15-2014, 01:13am
    7

    Megaolix rolled 3 die of 6 faces, total: 8+2 = 10
    For: 1
    Rolled on: December-17-2014, 05:01am
    2
    2
    4
     
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2014
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  11. Valette-Serafina

    Valette-Serafina Shameless Shadow

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    I'd like to think that people wouldn't cheat.
    (Also, none of my quests let the players roll. PBP RP threads might need to worry, but most quests'll be fine.)
     
  12. Ampersandwich

    Ampersandwich Outl&ish Gr& Panj&rum

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    *cough*
     
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  13. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    Don't hassle me about the poor coding of the addon. :p
     
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  14. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    Seriously, those icons are way way too big. Can we not just do a simply line or two of text?
     
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  15. Vanathor

    Vanathor 『Back In Black』

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    Reducing it to text I don't believe is a yes. But all aspect of the dice as they appear is all coded in CSS. Which means they can be edited to be smaller in the admin control panel.
     
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  16. ChandraMagic

    ChandraMagic Just a Bit Ditzy Moderator

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    Testing dice~
    ChandraMagic rolled 6 die of 10 faces, total: 31
    For: testing~
    Rolled on: December-16-2014, 07:59pm
    6
    3
    9
    6
    1
    6
     
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  17. ultima333

    ultima333 Always Sleepy Moderator

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    Hopefully this dice roller won't be as actively malicious as qqbot is to my character....
    ultima333 rolled 10 die of 20 faces, total: 94
    Rolled on: December-15-2014, 01:08am
    4
    7
    16
    19
    3
    11
    8
    7
    8
    11

    Edit: Amazingly sub-par... Why can't we get a dice roller that always rolls the way we want it to?


    Edit: QUESTMASTERS SHOULD WATCH THE DICE PAGE!


    Otherwise a player could theoretically roll the dice several times, and only show the one they wanted to keep.
    Example: Say it's a roll-under system. I could fudge the dice a few times, until I get double 1s on my dice.
    ultima333 rolled 2 die of 6 faces, total: 2
    For: 6
    Rolled on: December-15-2014, 01:11am
    1
    1

    Would be the only one a player could show, when they rolled several times to get that. If a QM watches the dice page, though, players won't be able to cheat like that.

    EditEdit: Tested deleting a dice roll post.

    DICE ROLL POSTS CAN BE DELETED
    Also, they could just change which roll the bbcode is pointing to.
     
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  18. Captain.Morgan.Gfy

    Captain.Morgan.Gfy Not too sore, are you?

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