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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-04-09 10:57 AM
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32. It IS my job to automatically Unrec certain categories of posts
Edited on Tue Aug-04-09 10:57 AM by slackmaster
- Sarah Palin

- Birthers

- Group narcissism

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  -Attack of the unrecommend trolls panader0  Aug-04-09 09:11 AM   #0 
  - Maybe they just don' like the poster?  kentuck   Aug-04-09 09:13 AM   #1 
  - Maybe they think threads that lack merit should be Unrecommended.  TexasObserver   Aug-04-09 09:28 AM   #15 
  - Very true.  kentuck   Aug-04-09 09:47 AM   #23 
  - it only "lacks merit" though if they don't like what the poster represents  Echo In Light   Aug-04-09 09:53 AM   #24 
     - Unrec just means it doesn't make the greatest page. It has nothing to do with merit.  xultar   Aug-04-09 10:32 AM   #28 
     - We're speculating as to personal motivations re the tone of certain people's responses  Echo In Light   Aug-04-09 11:01 AM   #35 
     - Making the Greatest Page "has nothing to do with merit"?  omega minimo   Aug-04-09 11:57 AM   #41 
        - Yes. A post can have merit and not be on the greatest page. Happens all the time.  xultar   Aug-04-09 01:23 PM   #52 
     - !  omega minimo   Aug-04-09 11:55 AM   #40 
  - There's an automatic unrec brigade, esp. with anti-corporate or pro-single payer posts. But....  marmar   Aug-04-09 09:14 AM   #2 
  - When you see unusual unrecs...  Gold Metal Flake   Aug-04-09 09:15 AM   #3 
  - Good threads have no problem getting recommends.  TexasObserver   Aug-04-09 09:30 AM   #18 
  - Way to miss the point.  Gold Metal Flake   Aug-04-09 09:53 AM   #25 
     - Way to ignore the truth.  TexasObserver   Aug-04-09 10:42 AM   #30 
        - You are still ignoring my point.  Gold Metal Flake   Aug-04-09 10:55 AM   #31 
        - You're being paranoid, with no rational basis.  TexasObserver   Aug-04-09 10:59 AM   #33 
           - Your posts have been full of "concern".  Gold Metal Flake   Aug-04-09 12:11 PM   #47 
        - "stop imagining that everyone who doesn't share your opinion is being irrational or disruptive"  omega minimo   Aug-04-09 11:59 AM   #43 
  - What are "unusual unrecs"?  omega minimo   Aug-04-09 11:58 AM   #42 
     - What I was refering to were posts like Atmans fine cartoons  panader0   Aug-04-09 12:28 PM   #49 
  - With sites like digg and Amazon, internet users are encouraged to add their 2 cents to everything.  FSogol   Aug-04-09 09:16 AM   #4 
  - K&UnRec  MNDemNY   Aug-04-09 09:19 AM   #5 
  - K&UnRec  MNDemNY   Aug-04-09 09:19 AM   #6 
  - It's not my job. It's my pleasure. K&U. (n/t)  Iggo   Aug-04-09 09:19 AM   #7 
  - Time for a DeadHorse smiley, I guess.......n/t  sailor65   Aug-04-09 09:19 AM   #8 
  - No smiley but here's a .gif for you;  A HERETIC I AM   Aug-04-09 11:01 AM   #34 
     - Perfect....  sailor65   Aug-04-09 11:27 AM   #38 
  - I've notice too but it seems to be just small handful of "disgruntleds".  lamp_shade   Aug-04-09 09:21 AM   #9 
  - Not unlike some of the belligerent anti-healthcare groups  Echo In Light   Aug-04-09 09:30 AM   #17 
  - I only regret that I have but one unrec to give to this thread...nt  SidDithers   Aug-04-09 09:22 AM   #10 
  - A-fucking-men  xultar   Aug-04-09 09:36 AM   #22 
  - Unrec'd this OP on general principle  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-04-09 09:23 AM   #11 
  - Most threads, such as this one, clearly earn their Unrecommend.  TexasObserver   Aug-04-09 09:24 AM   #12 
  - People. Need. Hobbies.  WilliamPitt   Aug-04-09 09:25 AM   #13 
  - Would an Unrecommend by another name feel so sweet?  NoPasaran   Aug-04-09 09:26 AM   #14 
  - Agree/Disagree?  Regret My New Name   Aug-04-09 12:01 PM   #44 
  - Ah, but imagine the power of UNUNrec!!  omega minimo   Aug-04-09 12:03 PM   #46 
  - When I trip over someone's lower lip sticking out and hear crying about unreccing  Maru Kitteh   Aug-04-09 09:29 AM   #16 
  - I think sometimes a person just develops a "fan club".. and they could post  Peacetrain   Aug-04-09 09:32 AM   #19 
  - Even with Unrecs, the cream rises to the top.  Vickers   Aug-04-09 09:33 AM   #20 
  - Unrec means it doesn't make the greatest page, so what's the big deal?  xultar   Aug-04-09 09:35 AM   #21 
  - The Hugo idolaters prove how to surpress via UnRekkk. See LBN.  UTUSN   Aug-04-09 10:01 AM   #26 
  - It's a vast Hugo conspiracy.  Forkboy   Aug-04-09 10:20 AM   #27 
  - usually the HIGH POST TROLLS are the unrec victims  mkultra   Aug-04-09 10:37 AM   #29 
  - It IS my job to automatically Unrec certain categories of posts  slackmaster   Aug-04-09 10:57 AM   #32 
  - Add these ...  TexasObserver   Aug-04-09 11:01 AM   #36 
  - You know what they say about conspiracy theorists.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-04-09 11:14 AM   #37 
  - .  omega minimo   Aug-04-09 11:33 AM   #39 
  - heh... This is still going on?  Regret My New Name   Aug-04-09 12:02 PM   #45 
  - It's the echo-chamber hermit's revenge  PurityOfEssence   Aug-04-09 12:13 PM   #48 
  - People Unrec for 2 reasons:  MoonRiver   Aug-04-09 12:47 PM   #50 
  - Well, I guess I cleaned up in both catagories.  panader0   Aug-04-09 01:01 PM   #51 
  - It's greatly diminished the quality of discourse here, imho.  MoonRiver   Aug-04-09 01:36 PM   #54 
  - and many of those are with the status quo  PurityOfEssence   Aug-04-09 01:49 PM   #55 
  - It would be fantastic if these forums were video responses! It would be VERY telling  Echo In Light   Aug-04-09 02:14 PM   #58 
  - I unrec because I think it doesn't belong on the greatest page. Which is  xultar   Aug-04-09 02:47 PM   #63 
  - I automatically unrec any threads that whine about unrecs. nt  masuki bance   Aug-04-09 01:24 PM   #53 
  - My point was not to "whine" about unrecs  panader0   Aug-04-09 02:07 PM   #57 
     - Stop whining. nt  masuki bance   Aug-04-09 02:27 PM   #59 
  - The unrecommended idea  Generator   Aug-04-09 02:07 PM   #56 
  - "I think that someone feels it is their job to just automatically unrec posts."  Sebastian Doyle   Aug-04-09 02:36 PM   #60 
  - ROFL. And what doest all that mean to the world. Did we just solve the Mid East crisis?  xultar   Aug-04-09 02:46 PM   #61 
  - Oh, please. If we visited this subject any more often, I'd need an EZ pass for the toll road.  gkhouston   Aug-04-09 02:47 PM   #62 
  - My name is TrogL and I'm an unrecommend troll  TrogL   Aug-04-09 02:48 PM   #64 
 

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