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ultraist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-05 01:18 PM
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26. I agree about not having "downvoting"
Downvoting will just encourage the rabid, foaming at the mouth lynch mob types. The bigger problem with it though is that it would become an effective tool for trolls.

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  -DU donors: Don't you think its time for moderated comments? iconoclastNYC  Dec-03-05 03:51 AM   #0 
  - do you mean like slashdot  lvx35   Dec-03-05 03:55 AM   #1 
  - Yes. Exactly.  iconoclastNYC   Dec-03-05 04:08 AM   #2 
  - I'm a web-dev too.  lvx35   Dec-03-05 04:33 AM   #3 
  - I'm not saying it would be easy.  iconoclastNYC   Dec-03-05 01:05 PM   #24 
  - I am also a developer...  dutchdemocrat   Dec-03-05 04:39 AM   #4 
     - I'm no developer...  mutley_r_us   Dec-03-05 04:45 AM   #5 
     - I also like this forum software very much. I enjoy reading through...  Missy M   Dec-03-05 05:03 AM   #6 
        - I usually read all the comments, too.  mutley_r_us   Dec-03-05 05:33 AM   #9 
           - that's what I'm saying.  lvx35   Dec-03-05 05:57 AM   #13 
     - I don't think this little thing is too much.  lvx35   Dec-03-05 05:54 AM   #12 
  - The problem I've found with that  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Dec-03-05 05:35 AM   #10 
     - Good point  lvx35   Dec-03-05 05:40 AM   #11 
     - You haven't been to Slashdot have you.  iconoclastNYC   Dec-03-05 01:01 PM   #19 
        - :) All I'm saying is that its not as crazy there.  lvx35   Dec-03-05 07:02 PM   #27 
           - No.  iconoclastNYC   Dec-03-05 10:41 PM   #29 
     - I agree about not having "downvoting"  ultraist   Dec-03-05 01:18 PM   #26 
  - I think they do a great job. There is simply so much that goes on all  applegrove   Dec-03-05 05:29 AM   #7 
  - Obviously  iconoclastNYC   Dec-03-05 01:01 PM   #20 
  - I like it the way it is.  fasttense   Dec-03-05 05:30 AM   #8 
  - This has been discussed by Skinner et al  tkmorris   Dec-03-05 06:25 AM   #14 
  - Why not give it a try?  Juniperx   Dec-03-05 06:52 AM   #15 
  - That's a good reason, imo.  LWolf   Dec-03-05 07:48 AM   #17 
  - That's close but not quite correct.  Skinner   Dec-03-05 08:22 AM   #18 
  - I think that sounds like a convient excuse  iconoclastNYC   Dec-03-05 01:02 PM   #21 
  - OK, no experience here but  MuseRider   Dec-03-05 07:42 AM   #16 
  - Its up the the user  iconoclastNYC   Dec-03-05 01:03 PM   #23 
  - An outstanding post could very easily  FlaGranny   Dec-03-05 01:12 PM   #25 
  - not me, I like it just the way it is. nt  auntAgonist   Dec-03-05 01:02 PM   #22 
  - No, just fine as is.  Pithy Cherub   Dec-03-05 07:09 PM   #28 
  - I think DU would lose  countingbluecars   Dec-03-05 10:58 PM   #30 
  - Slashdot  Sgent   Dec-03-05 11:15 PM   #31 
  - Respectfully, I don't like that idea.  cry baby   Dec-03-05 11:15 PM   #32 

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