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scheming daemons Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-09-09 11:14 PM
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17. Conversely.......
I may UNrecommend something to punish the poster for making an idiotic flamebait post... why should my punishment be taken away by someone that may just like flamebaits or has some affinity for the poster?
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  -This whole rec/unrec thing both in theory and in practice is fascinating PretzelWarrior  Jul-09-09 10:16 PM   #0 
  - This is the first post today I'm recommending with the word unrecommend in it today.  xultar   Jul-09-09 10:20 PM   #1 
  - I still think recs and unrecs should be limited.  Mojambo   Jul-09-09 10:21 PM   #2 
  - Nice and thoughtful post, PW.  BurtWorm   Jul-09-09 10:23 PM   #3 
  - I never go to "Greatest" or "Home"  SoCalDem   Jul-09-09 10:25 PM   #4 
  - Haha. I love your logic. But now I'm confused.  Gregorian   Jul-09-09 10:35 PM   #8 
  - The new system is much more sane and practical.  TexasObserver   Jul-09-09 10:26 PM   #5 
  - there really needed to be more member input  mopinko   Jul-09-09 10:28 PM   #6 
  - It generates a lot more accurate  rrneck   Jul-09-09 10:34 PM   #7 
  - But you must understand that a R is a reward.  zeemike   Jul-09-09 10:53 PM   #9 
  - Not really.. if 105 people agree, and 100 disagree, it still gets to the greatest page  scheming daemons   Jul-09-09 10:56 PM   #10 
  - Have you ever heard of the tyranny of the majority?  zeemike   Jul-09-09 11:08 PM   #14 
  - Conversely.......  scheming daemons   Jul-09-09 11:14 PM   #17 
     - And you think punishment is what is called for.  zeemike   Jul-09-09 11:23 PM   #18 
        - It's not a "reward"... false dichotomy..... it is a "vote"  scheming daemons   Jul-09-09 11:26 PM   #20 
           - yeah. back then it was either "yay" or "abstain"  PretzelWarrior   Jul-10-09 01:03 AM   #24 
           - Well it is not a reward now.  zeemike   Jul-10-09 07:07 AM   #25 
              - nice strawman. no fears. you could post 20 in a row that got net 100 unrecommends  PretzelWarrior   Jul-10-09 02:03 PM   #36 
                 - Wow Stalinist dystopia  zeemike   Jul-10-09 02:58 PM   #38 
  - so what? Just because something is controversial  GreenArrow   Jul-10-09 07:44 AM   #29 
  - I know what you're saying. But I like the bar being higher.  PretzelWarrior   Jul-10-09 12:44 AM   #22 
     - We can make the bar so high that only the elite can jump it.  zeemike   Jul-10-09 07:34 AM   #27 
        - So I take it you only read threads which reach the Greatest  Ms. Toad   Jul-10-09 08:05 AM   #30 
           - I don't think you understand my point.  zeemike   Jul-10-09 10:43 AM   #31 
              - Frankly, I've never looked at how many recs  Ms. Toad   Jul-10-09 11:28 AM   #33 
                 - And you find the "Rec this post" offensive?  zeemike   Jul-10-09 01:26 PM   #34 
                    - Don't have a clue what you are saying.  Ms. Toad   Jul-10-09 01:59 PM   #35 
                       - I could suggest something but would not like it.  zeemike   Jul-10-09 02:54 PM   #37 
                          - you are really imagining feelings and motives  Ms. Toad   Jul-10-09 03:21 PM   #42 
                             - Well sorry I can't make you understand my POV  zeemike   Jul-10-09 05:22 PM   #43 
  - The thing is,  Control-Z   Jul-09-09 10:56 PM   #11 
  - Where do you go? I always hit Greatest first, then Latest.  DCKit   Jul-09-09 10:57 PM   #12 
  - Herd mentality rules! nt  scubadude   Jul-09-09 11:06 PM   #13 
  - What you said.  omega minimo   Jul-09-09 11:09 PM   #15 
  - Moo !!!  WillyT   Jul-09-09 11:31 PM   #21 
  - Oink. Shit, I mean... Mooo!  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-10-09 03:06 PM   #41 
  - I proudly unrecommend this thread  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jul-09-09 11:09 PM   #16 
  - I thought I saw a "goodbye cruel chatroom" post of yours the other day,  MadHound   Jul-09-09 11:24 PM   #19 
  - this isn't a chatroom....but yes. On June 23 I had had it after weeks of negativity  PretzelWarrior   Jul-10-09 12:48 AM   #23 
  - Nice to know we're mere subjects of an experiment.  Deja Q   Jul-10-09 07:11 AM   #26 
  - I commented in this thread  charlie   Jul-10-09 07:41 AM   #28 
  - I see it as making du more of an echo chamber. It  bbgrunt   Jul-10-09 10:56 AM   #32 
  - IMO it keeps flamebait threads, from BOTH sides, off the Greatest Page.  Odin2005   Jul-10-09 03:01 PM   #39 
  - It's certainly adds a new dynamic to recommending  Canuckistanian   Jul-10-09 03:05 PM   #40 
     - excellent points. thanks.  PretzelWarrior   Jul-11-09 04:14 AM   #44 
     - In that respect  hileeopnyn8d   Jul-11-09 10:39 AM   #45 

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