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lumberjack_jeff Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-12-09 03:47 PM
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84. Heh. I'm glad I'm not the only one who gets hit with the "you suck" button.
Edited on Sun Jul-12-09 03:51 PM by lumberjack_jeff
But it is a good case study of the kind of observation which people hate; an observation which there are more than two views.

You've annoyed and insulted those who think it's good, AND those who think it's bad in an attempt to pander to the uninterested.
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  -OK...who couldn't care less about the "Unrecommend" controversy? WilliamPitt  Jul-12-09 08:31 AM   #0 
  - Me. nt  babylonsister   Jul-12-09 08:32 AM   #1 
  - Another DU tempest in a teapot.  cwydro   Jul-12-09 08:32 AM   #2 
  - Its just fodder for those who actually think they don't post complete shit  Oregone   Jul-12-09 08:32 AM   #3 
  - I accepted that a long time ago.  WilliamPitt   Jul-12-09 08:33 AM   #4 
  - not only do i not care, but man... tis funny, the seriousness and reactions. n/t  seabeyond   Jul-12-09 08:33 AM   #5 
  - Isn't it though? nt  cwydro   Jul-12-09 08:38 AM   #10 
  - How about the ones who claim it is censorship. Yes, CENSHORSHIP!  elocs   Jul-12-09 10:01 AM   #40 
     - hence the gigglin.... one of the few threads  seabeyond   Jul-12-09 10:17 AM   #41 
  - Not sure about orchid cultivation  NoPasaran   Jul-12-09 08:35 AM   #6 
  - waves hand wildly in air..n/t  SoCalDem   Jul-12-09 08:36 AM   #7 
  - with some of the suggested activities...  backwoodsbob   Jul-12-09 12:00 PM   #57 
     - I thought this thread might dgenerate into Humority. turns out I was correct, and early on, too.  blondeatlast   Jul-12-09 12:27 PM   #67 
  - I'm sure this has been said before.. but...  wyldwolf   Jul-12-09 08:37 AM   #8 
  - I was wondering about that  WilliamPitt   Jul-12-09 08:40 AM   #13 
  - I have noticed  HughMoran   Jul-12-09 09:02 AM   #23 
  - Yes, indeedy!  TexasObserver   Jul-12-09 07:16 PM   #97 
  - Agreed. I just hide the threads.  Catshrink   Jul-12-09 08:38 AM   #9 
  - Well I think it's funny.  Lasher   Jul-12-09 08:39 AM   #11 
  - If only this energy would be put to more useful activities.  tabatha   Jul-12-09 08:39 AM   #12 
  - The thing I like about the debut of "unrec" is that it also somehow eliminated the  beac   Jul-12-09 08:40 AM   #14 
  - Go away, baitin'! n/t  JTFrog   Jul-12-09 08:44 AM   #15 
  - Master baitin'  WilliamPitt   Jul-12-09 08:45 AM   #16 
     - That's Mr. Sir Master baitin' to you!  HughMoran   Jul-12-09 09:03 AM   #24 
  - Me.  Arkana   Jul-12-09 08:45 AM   #17 
  - There's a whole lot of panties in a bunch over nothing.  graywarrior   Jul-12-09 08:46 AM   #18 
  - Me  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-12-09 08:47 AM   #19 
  - worse than some stupid things politicians get hung up on  stray cat   Jul-12-09 08:56 AM   #20 
  - Let's face it the only people that have a problem with it  Stevenmarc   Jul-12-09 08:57 AM   #21 
  - Yep, and as much as they complain about it  TorchTheWitch   Jul-12-09 09:34 AM   #33 
  - Yay...someone with the same idea...  pipi_k   Jul-12-09 10:25 AM   #44 
     - There ya go  TorchTheWitch   Jul-12-09 12:13 PM   #62 
        - And if you pee in the pudding, you're REALLY in hot water!  Buns_of_Fire   Jul-12-09 12:43 PM   #79 
        - so swimming in your meat would be good  TorchTheWitch   Jul-12-09 07:35 PM   #105 
        - It's the threshold to get there, I think  Occulus   Jul-14-09 11:22 AM   #128 
  - and maybe those who think that way are jealous  fascisthunter   Jul-12-09 12:00 PM   #58 
  - jealous of WHAT?  TorchTheWitch   Jul-12-09 12:45 PM   #80 
  - Agreed  hileeopnyn8d   Jul-12-09 04:37 PM   #92 
  - k&u  Buzz Clik   Jul-12-09 08:58 AM   #22 
  - As long as relentless masterbation is an option, I'm in!  Dr.Phool   Jul-12-09 09:04 AM   #25 
  - Me n/t  malaise   Jul-12-09 09:05 AM   #26 
  - I really don't care if its there or not, but I love, love, love the rec now.  glowing   Jul-12-09 09:07 AM   #27 
  - I'm considering a new money making scheme  wyldwolf   Jul-12-09 09:23 AM   #28 
  - I personally have a whole lot more on my mind these daze.....  jus_the_facts   Jul-12-09 09:24 AM   #29 
  - Gracious. I hate making this comment to a writer I respect, like you.  Laelth   Jul-12-09 09:25 AM   #30 
  - it is called having an opinion and using a message board. n/t  seabeyond   Jul-12-09 09:37 AM   #36 
  - "Don't you have better hobbies than to demean, criticize, and attack those of us who care about DU"  omega minimo   Jul-12-09 11:52 AM   #51 
  - Bingo  Moochy   Jul-12-09 11:54 AM   #52 
  - Hear, hear! n/t  Laelth   Jul-12-09 11:54 AM   #53 
  - Yup. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-12-09 03:53 PM   #86 
  - Let's see... demean, criticize and attack.  azmouse   Jul-12-09 11:57 AM   #54 
  - I care about DU. The OP is telling me to shut up, and that I shouldn't care.  Laelth   Jul-12-09 12:19 PM   #63 
     - And people who like the 'unrec' feature don't care about DU?  azmouse   Jul-12-09 12:23 PM   #64 
        - They care about DU too.  Laelth   Jul-12-09 12:34 PM   #70 
        - I think the OP is telling us to take a deep breath and not over-react  azmouse   Jul-12-09 12:36 PM   #72 
        - That's certainly not what it felt like to me.  Laelth   Jul-12-09 12:39 PM   #75 
        - and the insults  omega minimo   Jul-12-09 07:32 PM   #100 
        - Please direct me to the "shut up" and "get a life" portions of Will's post.  11 Bravo   Jul-12-09 08:10 PM   #111 
           - Honestly, I can't help you with that.  Laelth   Jul-13-09 01:43 PM   #120 
        - Personally, I hate it, but I have more in common with people who think it's a good change...  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-12-09 03:54 PM   #88 
        - I probably would have barely noticed the 'unrec' was there  azmouse   Jul-12-09 04:09 PM   #91 
        - The serial bullies are a vocal subset and tend to think they know what "nearly everybody" thinks  omega minimo   Jul-12-09 07:32 PM   #99 
        - The "fuss" was caused by the immediate flood of pettiness and belligerence of the RecLess Crew as  omega minimo   Jul-12-09 07:28 PM   #98 
  - Do you serve cheese with your whine?  donheld   Jul-12-09 03:52 PM   #85 
     - LOL. Absolutely.  Laelth   Jul-12-09 05:28 PM   #95 
  - This discussion on this one...will never go away because.  Stuart G   Jul-12-09 09:28 AM   #31 
  - Count me in. Yawn.  NC_Nurse   Jul-12-09 09:32 AM   #32 
  - I'm starting to miss the Michael Jackson threads.  merh   Jul-12-09 09:35 AM   #34 
  - Me - it's one of the silliest controversies ever  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-12-09 09:36 AM   #35 
  - Me. But then, I rarely post anything. ;) nt  Chorophyll   Jul-12-09 09:38 AM   #37 
  - I agree that obsession with this topic is unhealthy  Cirque du So-What   Jul-12-09 09:47 AM   #38 
  - I think it's done two things.  noamnety   Jul-12-09 09:55 AM   #39 
  - Hear, hear! n/t  Laelth   Jul-12-09 11:09 AM   #46 
  - I must read things here differently than most people.  Lars39   Jul-12-09 10:19 AM   #42 
  - Well I think it should be on the top middle...  pipi_k   Jul-12-09 11:07 AM   #45 
  - Me  dipsydoodle   Jul-12-09 10:23 AM   #43 
  - Me too.  rrneck   Jul-12-09 11:09 AM   #47 
  - I Wish I Could Say I Couldn't Care  NashVegas   Jul-12-09 11:14 AM   #48 
  - I don't care about the controversy, but it doesn't bother me that people talk about it  fishwax   Jul-12-09 11:19 AM   #49 
  - Yeah, but it's only two business days, it being the weekend and all.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jul-12-09 11:31 AM   #50 
  - I haven't been paying much attention... guess that means that I couldn't care less...  devilgrrl   Jul-12-09 11:58 AM   #55 
  - .  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Jul-12-09 11:58 AM   #56 
  - Too funny.  azmouse   Jul-12-09 12:03 PM   #59 
  - The Great Unrec Tiff is ridiculous  KatyMan   Jul-12-09 12:04 PM   #60 
  - I don't care.  Kansas Wyatt   Jul-12-09 12:05 PM   #61 
  - Me. Another excuse for abuse. Meh. nt  blondeatlast   Jul-12-09 12:25 PM   #65 
  - Much ado about nothing.  Neecy   Jul-12-09 12:26 PM   #66 
  - It's the greatest controversy since the DH rule in baseball!!!  many a good man   Jul-12-09 12:28 PM   #68 
  - Me, it is totally silly  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-12-09 12:29 PM   #69 
  - Oh I *could* care less, it's just not worth my time to do so buh'sides...  bridgit   Jul-12-09 12:35 PM   #71 
  - People will get used to the new feature in a week or two and this will die down  varelse   Jul-12-09 12:37 PM   #73 
  - Answer me this, Grasshopper...  kentuck   Jul-12-09 12:39 PM   #74 
  - Because it's not a particularly informative or insightful OP?  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-12-09 04:00 PM   #90 
  - Because Will Pitt is being "oppressed" and "silenced?"  Garbo 2004   Jul-12-09 07:32 PM   #101 
  - UNREC. Here's some Karma for you. nt  earth mom   Jul-12-09 12:40 PM   #76 
  - If the admins go to all the trouble of trying to make the ranking system better,  EFerrari   Jul-12-09 12:42 PM   #77 
  - I don't care but I also don't care that other people do care...  Blasphemer   Jul-12-09 12:42 PM   #78 
  - don't use it, don't 'do' the greatest page, don't give a hoot.  dysfunctional press   Jul-12-09 12:46 PM   #81 
  - Kicking for "meh." (I love irony) nt  blondeatlast   Jul-12-09 03:46 PM   #82 
  - Me. n/t  UndertheOcean   Jul-12-09 03:46 PM   #83 
  - Heh. I'm glad I'm not the only one who gets hit with the "you suck" button.  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-12-09 03:47 PM   #84 
  - I find it hilarious, but that's probably a synonym of "couldn't care less" (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-12-09 03:54 PM   #87 
  - It's a thoughtful system, created by the admins, to better reflect DU's opinions.  TexasObserver   Jul-12-09 03:55 PM   #89 
  - Me.  flvegan   Jul-12-09 05:07 PM   #93 
  - me  JitterbugPerfume   Jul-12-09 05:14 PM   #94 
  - Didn't care about the Rec function when they implemented that, don't  iris27   Jul-12-09 07:11 PM   #96 
  - Me.  SeattleGirl   Jul-12-09 07:33 PM   #102 
  - Care to help?  Deja Q   Jul-12-09 07:34 PM   #103 
  - Harumph. I actually do grow orchids and I couldn't give a shit about Unrec with Miralax  REP   Jul-12-09 07:35 PM   #104 
  - I browse the forums & rarely ever look at Greatest Page. The GP doesn't filter my reading. nt  Garbo 2004   Jul-12-09 07:56 PM   #106 
  - Me. I don't give a shit. I care more about Michael Jackson and how he died.  bemildred   Jul-12-09 07:58 PM   #107 
  - I know you. You're that DLC operative with the powerful groupthink mind-control ray  Maru Kitteh   Jul-12-09 08:03 PM   #108 
  - Relentless masturbation can lead to painful side effects.  FlyingSquirrel   Jul-12-09 08:04 PM   #109 
  - I think it's sort of amusing to watch how petty people can be  depakid   Jul-12-09 08:09 PM   #110 
  - Me  JimWis   Jul-12-09 08:11 PM   #112 
  - Hah! +1  CakeGrrl   Jul-12-09 08:15 PM   #113 
  - Perhaps we can create a special "Insufferable Sanctimonious Blowhard" forum?  HughMoran   Jul-12-09 08:25 PM   #114 
  - Seconded! I move we adjourn  rustydog   Jul-12-09 08:36 PM   #115 
  - Status on an internet forum is serious business. Almost as serious as status on a WoW PVP server.  mamaleah   Jul-12-09 08:49 PM   #116 
  - C'mon this is the funniest DU kerfuffle in quite a while  Redneck Socialist   Jul-12-09 09:06 PM   #117 
  - True that. nt  blondeatlast   Jul-14-09 10:53 AM   #123 
  - Oh yes. No doubt about that.  redqueen   Jul-14-09 11:07 AM   #125 
  - The horror!  Release The Hounds   Jul-12-09 09:30 PM   #118 
  - Add me to the list. I really couldn't care less  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jul-12-09 09:34 PM   #119 
  - I could care less and I'm sick of seeing all the threads about it. n/t  RebelOne   Jul-13-09 01:44 PM   #121 
  - Hand raised.  DinahMoeHum   Jul-14-09 08:40 AM   #122 
  - means nothing to me  Blue_Tires   Jul-14-09 11:05 AM   #124 
  - Obviously you do  Renew Deal   Jul-14-09 11:11 AM   #126 
  - Is "relentless" the right word?  Generic Other   Jul-14-09 11:16 AM   #127 
  - Me! ME! ME!  Voltaire   Jul-14-09 11:23 AM   #129 
  - Democratic Underground using a democratic system seems appropriate.  Hansel   Jul-14-09 11:35 AM   #130 

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