Why do we have two systems to rate a post?

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  1. Dump Button

    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    Seriously why?? It's very confusing what system to use


    also why do non supporting members have a chance to "neg" or give a thumbs down to a post when they never paid a dime


    the system is flawed IMO :coffee:

    get rid of the thumbs
     
  2. nearly.normal

    nearly.normal Well-Known Member

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    negged

    rated

    thumbed down
     
  3. Mr Fantastic

    Mr Fantastic Welcome to the party pal 2010 OG VIP

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  4. harlock

    harlock ancora imparo Gold

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    just use whichever you prefer.
     
  5. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    one is for ~ Schmoopy to solicit gay sex privately, the other is to publicly show your liking of a post. :mrpeanut:
     
  6. Dump Button

    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    i liked the first one :bigcry:
     
  7. Bethstampon

    Bethstampon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I've wondered if the feature could be turned off for non-supporters...SFN trolls are apparently having big laughs "down-thumbing" good posters 24-7 (like NotMyBro, Laser, etc.). I gotta think dawg thought about it and would if he could.
     
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    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    exactly

    you have to pay to play sir
     
  9. Dump Button

    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    looking to hear spazz's opinion on the matter
     
  10. harlock

    harlock ancora imparo Gold

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    i hear you. i've had a good time with the rep feature too. :jj:

    allot of people seem to be warming to the thumbs though.
     
  11. Psyche

    Psyche Freethinker

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    Cry harder. Ya ninny.
     
  12. Roberticus

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    Well, *that* explains some of the strange replies I've been getting to my rep-posting...
     
  13. Spazzmatazz

    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

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    I like the thumbs and here's why.

    Say you have a new member to the board. He says something that amuses you and you're maxxed out on reps. You rep him and he's shot way up there even though he only has 17 posts. By the same token, maybe he doesn't deserve to be in shitpiles either.
    With the thumbs you can show you liked or disliked his comment, and he can see who sent it as well. :D
     
  14. HooHoo

    HooHoo Well-Known Member

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    Rep rates the poster
    Thumb rates the post

    Pretty simple.
     
  15. Spazzmatazz

    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

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    Excellent explanation!
     
  16. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy 2010 OG Gold

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    we're an opiniated bunch.
     
  17. Psyche

    Psyche Freethinker

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    All dat. :grad:

    Plus, I'm secretly learning to enjoy all the crying that thumbs down provoke. :evil:
     
  18. wife is a whore

    wife is a whore Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I agree w/ Spazz, plus I enjoy reps as like a way to drop a text to someone, when a PM would be too much effort.
     
  19. HowieStearn

    HowieStearn Well-Known Member

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    get rid of the medals.
    Since Dawg? changed their value- you can now earn a full rack of medals with just one approval- they are meaningless
     
  20. harlock

    harlock ancora imparo Gold

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    they have same value, it's just that so many people have max rep power.