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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-25-08 07:29 PM
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Hey, Admins! Can we please make thread recommends public?
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Pretty please?

I'd love to see who recommends some of the most obnoxious threads here. It'd be informative and entertaining.

(Can mods or admins see who recs threads?)
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  -Hey, Admins! Can we please make thread recommends public? Maddy McCall  Feb-25-08 07:29 PM   #0 
  - Not a bad idea at all.........I agree, make them public nt  NoBushSpokenHere   Feb-25-08 07:30 PM   #1 
  - Recommended.  BuyingThyme   Feb-25-08 07:30 PM   #2 
  - I confess, Maddy  JeffR   Feb-25-08 07:31 PM   #3 
  - Me too!  liberalnurse   Feb-25-08 07:33 PM   #13 
  - I rec'd this, but on second thought, what would it actually accomplish?  Flabbergasted   Feb-26-08 07:13 PM   #118 
  - I like that idea myself.  Forkboy   Feb-25-08 07:31 PM   #4 
  - That'd be really interesting.  Heaven and Earth   Feb-25-08 07:31 PM   #5 
  - While it would be entertaining, I think it would cause even more vitriol. The best thing we can do  EmilyAnne   Feb-25-08 07:31 PM   #6 
  - Well, I think a lot of people would be less likely to rec a thread...  Maddy McCall   Feb-25-08 07:32 PM   #9 
  - That's a great point. You've convinced me. People would be too ashamed to have their names  EmilyAnne   Feb-25-08 09:13 PM   #61 
  - You don't think some people recommend awful threads because  dkf   Feb-26-08 04:25 AM   #66 
     - There could be some of that. I bet most of it is the same handful of people going  grace0418   Feb-26-08 08:23 AM   #74 
  - How about Iris scans?  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-26-08 04:30 PM   #100 
  - It would encourage people not to send the worst of all that to the greatest page  Heaven and Earth   Feb-25-08 07:33 PM   #11 
  - Welcome to DU - from Emily Frances  emilyg   Feb-25-08 08:51 PM   #57 
  - I second that -- excellent idea  LostinVA   Feb-25-08 07:32 PM   #7 
  - They already are actually.  liberalnurse   Feb-25-08 07:32 PM   #8 
  - Can a thread be hidden or removed from the greatest page?  NoBushSpokenHere   Feb-25-08 07:32 PM   #10 
  - I recommend this thread about recommended threads  terrya   Feb-25-08 07:33 PM   #12 
  - I commend you for recommending this thread about recommending threads.  Maddy McCall   Feb-25-08 07:34 PM   #15 
  - I'd like to recommend this comment  Heaven and Earth   Feb-25-08 07:34 PM   #17 
  - I actually think this would be a very big hit on bandwith  NJSecularist   Feb-25-08 07:33 PM   #14 
  - Rec. I saw a post the other night where a guy tried to rec twice  panader0   Feb-25-08 07:34 PM   #16 
  - Introducing the "DU Patriot ACT"  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-26-08 04:29 PM   #99 
  - You're kidding, right?  liberalhistorian   Feb-25-08 07:34 PM   #18 
  - Oh, well. We'll count you as against it then.  Maddy McCall   Feb-25-08 07:35 PM   #24 
  - I don't agree with you  cbayer   Feb-25-08 08:10 PM   #50 
  - Because you DON'T. Because what's "garbage" to you  liberalhistorian   Feb-26-08 02:30 AM   #64 
  - Pay attention to which side is constantly recommending the "authoritarian bullshit" and...  Tesha   Feb-26-08 06:22 AM   #68 
  - It does seem authoritarian to me also. I think the over all effect would be that threads would get  IsItJustMe   Feb-26-08 08:13 AM   #73 
  - "I, for one, welcome our new Recommend Observing overlords"  Babel_17   Feb-26-08 07:38 PM   #122 
  - Well, look who posted this one; a Hillary supporter.  The Anti-Bush   Feb-28-08 01:20 PM   #129 
  - Terrible idea.  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-25-08 07:34 PM   #19 
  - I agree, it works as an anonymous way to support a thread  harun   Feb-26-08 02:09 PM   #91 
  - I don't like that idea.  Fox Mulder   Feb-25-08 07:34 PM   #20 
  - Admins would HAVE to be able to see who recommends a thread.  MADem   Feb-25-08 07:35 PM   #21 
  - But how will I sow hate and discontent from my secret lair then?  billyoc   Feb-25-08 07:35 PM   #22 
  - I'd rather revisit the up/down vote for threads.  Blue-Jay   Feb-25-08 07:35 PM   #23 
  - I can answer that for you.  cat_girl25   Feb-25-08 07:35 PM   #25 
  - Evil bastards!  Blue-Jay   Feb-25-08 07:38 PM   #27 
  - I may or may not have recommended this thread  Der Blaue Engel   Feb-25-08 07:38 PM   #26 
  - Great idea but...  Lost-in-FL   Feb-25-08 07:38 PM   #28 
  - But that'd kill the purpose of it. If you like a thread so much that...  Maddy McCall   Feb-25-08 07:39 PM   #30 
     - I wouldn't mind my name showing up...  Lost-in-FL   Feb-25-08 07:45 PM   #32 
        - Some thread are going on the greatest page that shouldn't be there...  Maddy McCall   Feb-25-08 07:46 PM   #33 
           - That's why I like the idea... n/t  Lost-in-FL   Feb-25-08 07:49 PM   #38 
           - Don't mind me... I'm slow. n/t  Lost-in-FL   Feb-25-08 08:07 PM   #49 
           - Bad idea. You don't use a chain saw to cut a birthday cake. I am sure there are better methods  IsItJustMe   Feb-26-08 10:34 AM   #78 
           - I guess you've never had a birthday cake that I baked...  hisownpetard   Feb-26-08 01:36 PM   #80 
           - "people should be careful what they recommend".  Whisp   Feb-26-08 01:48 PM   #85 
  - I rather dislike the idea. It just sounds like something that would stir up hard feelings.  Liberal Veteran   Feb-25-08 07:39 PM   #29 
  - I'd like that, but also would love an unrecommend option.  goldcanyonaz   Feb-25-08 07:43 PM   #31 
  - Me too.  seasonedblue   Feb-25-08 07:48 PM   #36 
  - How about a Reccommend button, and next to it, a Condemn Button?  Adams Wulff   Feb-26-08 01:40 PM   #83 
     - I could go for a condemn button.  goldcanyonaz   Feb-26-08 03:53 PM   #95 
  - They can see how we vote in polls  proud2Blib   Feb-25-08 07:46 PM   #34 
  - Good idea!  Juniperx   Feb-25-08 07:48 PM   #35 
  - I'd be against members being allowed to ban members that way.  Maddy McCall   Feb-25-08 07:49 PM   #39 
     - LOL!! Me too!  Juniperx   Feb-25-08 07:51 PM   #42 
        - You and I would have banned each other.  Maddy McCall   Feb-25-08 07:56 PM   #48 
           - hahahaha! Now THAT is funny as all hell!  Juniperx   Feb-25-08 08:15 PM   #54 
  - I like this idea  LeftCoast   Feb-25-08 07:48 PM   #37 
  - I never write any OP for recommends nor  Justice Is Comin   Feb-25-08 07:51 PM   #40 
  - Maybe some people recommend an obnoxious  Raine   Feb-25-08 07:51 PM   #41 
  - I think people should only be given 1 or 2 recommends a day  CaptJasHook   Feb-25-08 07:52 PM   #43 
  - rec'd  DS1   Feb-25-08 07:53 PM   #44 
  - Recommended!  NastyRiffraff   Feb-25-08 07:53 PM   #45 
  - I have recommended threads wherein some of the responses are blazingly on target in rebuttal.  Straight Shooter   Feb-25-08 07:54 PM   #46 
  - Excellent idea!!! k&r  SaveOurDemocracy   Feb-25-08 07:54 PM   #47 
  - I like that idea.  tandot   Feb-25-08 08:11 PM   #51 
  - If there is a way to do it, I would like to see it. Don't know if there is a way to implement it.  Beausoir   Feb-25-08 08:12 PM   #52 
  - That would be okey dokey with me. n/t  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Feb-25-08 08:13 PM   #53 
  - The one thing I would recommend  Justice Is Comin   Feb-25-08 08:19 PM   #55 
  - I think that is the best idea. 5 recs is way too low.  Whisp   Feb-26-08 01:56 PM   #86 
  - if they do this then we need the ability to un recc a thread  bushmeat   Feb-25-08 08:27 PM   #56 
  - A big K/R  emilyg   Feb-25-08 08:52 PM   #58 
  - I would guess they can. Since they can see how people vote in polls.  Midlodemocrat   Feb-25-08 08:54 PM   #59 
  - Maddy, I'd go for that too  donheld   Feb-25-08 08:57 PM   #60 
  - I Say We Should See The Same For Polls.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-25-08 09:15 PM   #62 
  - Pretty please, indeed.  motocicleta   Feb-26-08 01:54 AM   #63 
  - Errr Not good  intaglio   Feb-26-08 03:42 AM   #65 
  - The idea It does have its drawbacks-as you point out--but It does see  rodeodance   Feb-26-08 06:46 AM   #69 
  - You know what would REALLY be interesting? Turning on the "show IP adress"  Bongo Prophet   Feb-26-08 05:31 AM   #67 
  - To prove what?  mmonk   Feb-26-08 06:49 AM   #70 
  - Becuz Obama "dems - in name only" can't get enough  MagsDem   Feb-26-08 06:57 AM   #71 
  - Bingo. We have a winner!  SIMPLYB1980   Feb-26-08 07:55 AM   #72 
  - And while you are posting the people who recommended the posts, could you also post everyones  IsItJustMe   Feb-26-08 08:23 AM   #75 
  - email addresses should also be included.  Whisp   Feb-28-08 01:49 PM   #131 
  - Just wondering Maddy, do you think the mods should also release the names, addresses and phone  IsItJustMe   Feb-26-08 10:16 AM   #76 
  - Dramatic much? All they'll see is your public username  LostinVA   Feb-26-08 01:38 PM   #82 
  - That is true now, but it seems like some would have it different.  IsItJustMe   Feb-26-08 02:50 PM   #92 
     - No one in this thread -- who is this mysterious "some?"  LostinVA   Feb-26-08 02:59 PM   #94 
  - It is just you.  WilliamPitt   Feb-26-08 01:58 PM   #87 
     - If that be the case, that is fine by me. I don't need someone else to confirm what I already know.  IsItJustMe   Feb-26-08 02:52 PM   #93 
        - Such was not my intention at all.  WilliamPitt   Feb-26-08 05:18 PM   #102 
           - No apology needed, I do the best to own my own feelings. I feel passionate about this type of thing...  IsItJustMe   Feb-26-08 05:54 PM   #107 
              - Well put.  WilliamPitt   Feb-26-08 06:11 PM   #109 
  - recommended!!  MethuenProgressive   Feb-26-08 10:18 AM   #77 
  - Most people already make it public  kentuck   Feb-26-08 10:34 AM   #79 
  - I recall them saying that they would be in the coming overhaul.  Occam Bandage   Feb-26-08 01:36 PM   #81 
  - I think they were talking about polls and making it public who votes which way in them  mtnsnake   Feb-26-08 02:04 PM   #89 
  - I'm neutral on this idea, but I'm intrigued by your motivation  ResetButton   Feb-26-08 01:47 PM   #84 
  - It would be an intrusion on privacy which would change people's behavior. Not good.  Perry Logan   Feb-26-08 02:02 PM   #88 
  - Agree. What fun!  BushDespiser12   Feb-26-08 02:05 PM   #90 
  - K&R better late than never.  PurgedVoter   Feb-26-08 03:59 PM   #96 
  - I bet we'd see that some of the same posters are rec'ing asinine hate threads for both sides  Lone_Star_Dem   Feb-26-08 04:06 PM   #97 
  - I'm just not sure this is a really good idea.  FlyingSquirrel   Feb-26-08 04:27 PM   #98 
  - What a stupid post  bigbrother05   Feb-26-08 04:34 PM   #101 
  - Why is this post stupid? I just gave this the 48th recommendation.  mzmolly   Feb-26-08 05:53 PM   #106 
     - Lets make public who is alerting  bigbrother05   Feb-26-08 06:11 PM   #108 
        - I don't understand why someone would feel the need to recommend in  mzmolly   Feb-26-08 06:30 PM   #113 
           - What is the point  bigbrother05   Feb-26-08 06:53 PM   #115 
              - Well, I think it would help to determine who is disrupting personally.  mzmolly   Feb-26-08 07:45 PM   #123 
                 - I come here for my own enjoyment  bigbrother05   Feb-26-08 10:00 PM   #124 
                    - It think your 'executioner' comparison is  mzmolly   Feb-28-08 01:10 PM   #125 
                    - The Upright Citizens Brigade would be a welcome change.  Forkboy   Feb-28-08 01:55 PM   #132 
  - Sounds catty to me. nt  genevat   Feb-26-08 05:22 PM   #103 
  - I've always wondered if when we hit "recommend" DU could automatically register  mzmolly   Feb-26-08 05:47 PM   #104 
  - Aren't they doing that in DU version 2?  lynyrd_skynyrd   Feb-26-08 05:48 PM   #105 
  - THIS is DU version 2.  Maddy McCall   Feb-26-08 07:31 PM   # 
  - And post the time recommended!  PurgedVoter   Feb-26-08 06:20 PM   #110 
  - The Clintonites must know who DEFIES THE QUEEN!  tabasco   Feb-26-08 06:22 PM   #111 
  - I'm not even looking for "entertainment".  Dinkeldog   Feb-26-08 06:26 PM   #112 
  - I support this.  noac7   Feb-26-08 06:50 PM   #114 
  - Thanks maddy  Demo5   Feb-26-08 07:09 PM   #116 
  - I think everyone that posts at DU should be branded.  DissentIsPatriotic   Feb-26-08 07:12 PM   #117 
  - Why not? After all, if you don't do anything wrong....  twominuteshate   Feb-26-08 07:28 PM   #119 
  - Are we in High School? Read it or don't... who cares!...n/t  mirrera   Feb-26-08 07:31 PM   #120 
  - I kick most of the threads I recommend. I have no problem with it. If you're endorsing something  BleedingHeartPatriot   Feb-26-08 07:34 PM   #121 
  - Strongly agree ... kicking  SaveOurDemocracy   Feb-28-08 01:14 PM   #126 
  - I agree it would be a great idea.  Political Heretic   Feb-28-08 01:15 PM   #127 
  - How can Skinner get good advice if it isn't kept confidential?  Orsino   Feb-28-08 01:17 PM   #128 
  - Not really needed  southern_dem   Feb-28-08 01:32 PM   #130 
  - Informing, entertaining, and an easy Hit List...  Whisp   Feb-28-08 01:56 PM   #133 
  - DKos does so. Good idea.  ZinZen   Feb-28-08 02:01 PM   #134 
  - fine with me...  NorthernSpy   Feb-28-08 02:17 PM   #135 
  - Yeah because what this board needs is more opportunity for negative energy  shadowknows69   Feb-28-08 02:20 PM   #136 
  - Kick  SaveOurDemocracy   Feb-28-08 06:54 PM   #137 

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