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Vickers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-01-09 02:17 PM
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17. K & U
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What did your email to Skinner say?

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  -Please get rid of the 'unrec' feature (n/t) brentspeak  Nov-01-09 01:59 PM   #0 
  - I give that a rec! n/t  Pharaoh   Nov-01-09 02:00 PM   #1 
  - I fully agree. eom  bikingaz   Nov-01-09 02:27 PM   #24 
     - me too  Liberal_in_LA   Nov-01-09 02:33 PM   #32 
  - Skinner has already said that it's staying, it's been in place for months, and there have been  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-01-09 02:03 PM   #2 
  - And a new one every time someone's OP gets unrecced, too!  Posteritatis   Nov-01-09 03:30 PM   #50 
  - Indeed. The outrage at getting those early Unrecommends is palpable.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:01 PM   #63 
     - But what is the POINT? It is such a waste of time. Let's get rid of the damn thing and get on with  CTyankee   Nov-01-09 06:19 PM   #67 
     - LOL, almost every anti-unrec cliche in one post! (nt)  Posteritatis   Nov-01-09 06:30 PM   #70 
     - I note (ironically) that you do not offer your defense of unrec.  CTyankee   Nov-01-09 07:00 PM   #89 
     - Expecting people to have the courage to speak their mind  sabrina 1   Nov-01-09 08:25 PM   #108 
     - You don't have to understand it. You do have to accept it.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:32 PM   #73 
        - (chuckle) You sound like Bush, "They hate democracy."  CTyankee   Nov-01-09 07:02 PM   #90 
           - The difference is you really do hate democracy, as you have said.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 07:10 PM   #92 
     - What clowns are yoiu talking about, Oh Second Smartest Person On DU?  Stinky The Clown   Nov-01-09 07:21 PM   #96 
  - Oh, that's right.... the OP has NO Right to voice an opinion.  bobbolink   Nov-01-09 07:53 PM   #107 
  - kicked and unrecommended. the feature is working wonderfully  PretzelWarrior   Nov-01-09 02:03 PM   #3 
  - It's working miserably  brentspeak   Nov-01-09 02:04 PM   #5 
  - A comparison between Greatest and Top Ten By Recs  Warren Stupidity   Nov-01-09 02:30 PM   #27 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-01-09 02:16 PM   #15 
  - Please don't get rid of the 'unrec' feature (n/t)  Blue-Jay   Nov-01-09 02:04 PM   #4 
  - Why? So you can trash other DUers anonymously  question everything   Nov-01-09 02:24 PM   #22 
     - Please explain the best strategy for "rebutting" this OP?  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-01-09 02:27 PM   #23 
     - My comment was in general of the U function  question everything   Nov-01-09 02:31 PM   # 
     - How is an unrec equal to "trashing"?  Blue-Jay   Nov-01-09 03:18 PM   #44 
     - It's not your business how I or anyone here votes using the feature.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:07 PM   #64 
  - We should direct our energy to alerting on threads that  itsrobert   Nov-01-09 02:05 PM   #6 
  - While your post goes into great detail and makes good points...  PeaceNikki   Nov-01-09 02:05 PM   #7 
  - .  johnnie   Nov-01-09 02:06 PM   #8 
  - Same with his normal posts  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-01-09 02:20 PM   #19 
  - Because people who base their life's worth on their number of recommends  stray cat   Nov-01-09 02:06 PM   #9 
  - Unrec...  billh58   Nov-01-09 02:06 PM   #10 
  - God, you can't even be bothered to think up an argument for why they should? Unrec.  anigbrowl   Nov-01-09 02:07 PM   #11 
  - I gave it a rec but it did not register.  bertman   Nov-01-09 02:09 PM   #12 
  - You think this OP should appear on the greatest page?  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-01-09 02:14 PM   #13 
  - Yes, I do. Almost any post that attempts to undermine the UNrec mechanism will get my  bertman   Nov-01-09 05:21 PM   #59 
  - How is it "democratic" to only be able to give something a thumbs-up and not a thumbs-down?  PeaceNikki   Nov-01-09 02:16 PM   #16 
  - 'cause the OP says so.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-01-09 02:32 PM   #30 
  - I think I'd be OK with the unrec feature IF those using it were required to give at least a brief  Atticus   Nov-01-09 04:53 PM   #58 
  - Your "drive-by" description is perfect, Atticus.  bertman   Nov-01-09 05:26 PM   #61 
  - And yet, it never bothered you when Recommend was the sole choice.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 09:54 PM   #119 
  - Telling them WHY they deserve Unrecommend never satisfies the whiners.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:19 PM   #66 
  - Whining about whiners  Stinky The Clown   Nov-01-09 07:28 PM   #100 
  - that being the case...then every K&R should be required to give at least a brief  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-01-09 06:34 PM   #75 
     - Yes - and it should be supported by citations from good sources.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:37 PM   #79 
        - Bingo!  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-01-09 06:38 PM   #80 
  - Sensitive about it?? Not hardly. I just think it SUCKS. Since these are called "discussion  bertman   Nov-01-09 05:26 PM   #60 
     - Discussion takes place in the thread.  Ms. Toad   Nov-01-09 08:59 PM   #114 
  - Yes, because when we vote in any election  Confusious   Nov-01-09 03:41 PM   #52 
  - Do you announce your VOTE at the polls?  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:15 PM   #65 
  - Happy to unr  Warren Stupidity   Nov-01-09 02:15 PM   #14 
  - K & U  Vickers   Nov-01-09 02:17 PM   #17 
  - The only way to fight it is to scroll down the page  question everything   Nov-01-09 02:18 PM   #18 
  - 'R every thread that has a "less than 0." '  Vickers   Nov-01-09 02:22 PM   #20 
  - One abuse deserves another  question everything   Nov-01-09 02:28 PM   #26 
     - I have seen some long posts get a pretty quick U, but sometimes  Vickers   Nov-01-09 02:33 PM   #31 
     - So you abuse the system  Confusious   Nov-01-09 03:49 PM   #55 
  - And yet, you have the gall to complain about how others vote.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:26 PM   #68 
     - Hey Tex! How's it going? Well, I hope. n/t  Fire1   Nov-01-09 06:29 PM   #69 
        - Good, thanks! It's always good.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:56 PM   #88 
  - Change it so only posters wil more than 100 posts can use rec and unrec.  Odin2005   Nov-01-09 02:22 PM   #21 
  - please demonstrate with data the purported freeper troll problem. nt.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-01-09 02:31 PM   #29 
     - The freeper trolls are made of straw.  Vickers   Nov-01-09 02:39 PM   #36 
     - There seems to be a lot threads getting unrecs for absolutely no reason.  Odin2005   Nov-01-09 02:45 PM   #38 
     - please demonstrate with data the purported freeper troll problem. nt.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-01-09 02:54 PM   #41 
     - No, but there are a lot of weak ass threads that get Unrecommended.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:54 PM   #87 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-01-09 07:33 PM   #101 
     - Yep, that's just unsupported paranoia.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:35 PM   #76 
  - Unrec. It's an excellent feature. nt  johnaries   Nov-01-09 02:28 PM   #25 
  - Change it so that it shows as a reply  conscious evolution   Nov-01-09 02:30 PM   #28 
  - why not just show the screen names of all those who rec'd and unrec'd?  MH1   Nov-01-09 06:33 PM   #74 
     - Have you read ANY of the posts by Skinner or Elad on this topic?  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:42 PM   #84 
        - You do realize that I am NOT the person complaining about the feature, right?  MH1   Nov-01-09 09:01 PM   #115 
           - Yes, I do.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 09:51 PM   #118 
  - Enthusiastic UNREC for feature that prevents this place from becoming "I Hate Democrats Underground"  HamdenRice   Nov-01-09 02:33 PM   #33 
  - +1  azmouse   Nov-01-09 03:00 PM   #43 
  - Try posting stuff that'll get Recommended  CakeGrrl   Nov-01-09 02:36 PM   #34 
  - *Ding!* *Ding!*  Vickers   Nov-01-09 02:39 PM   #35 
  - *Ding!*  Confusious   Nov-01-09 03:50 PM   #56 
  - I agree with you, but  Truth2Tell   Nov-01-09 02:39 PM   #37 
  - I started out indifferent to the feature but now i like it for it's  jonnyblitz   Nov-01-09 02:47 PM   #39 
  - It's based on an awful assumption that the usefulness of a thread is identical to its popularity  Bonn1997   Nov-01-09 02:49 PM   #40 
  - No  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 02:56 PM   #42 
  - I'm curious.  Sinistrous   Nov-01-09 03:21 PM   #45 
  - I like it.  cwydro   Nov-01-09 03:23 PM   #46 
  - A well deserved UnRec for a useless post. Get over it already. n/t  elocs   Nov-01-09 03:25 PM   #47 
  - Twenty years from now, DUers will still be whining endlessly about it. (nt)  Posteritatis   Nov-01-09 03:26 PM   #48 
  - K&R  MoonRiver   Nov-01-09 03:29 PM   #49 
  - Why don't you post something rec-worthy, instead of the usual drivel?  Ikonoklast   Nov-01-09 03:35 PM   #51 
  - Please..  sendero   Nov-01-09 03:42 PM   #53 
  - We need "unrec Reform"  Canuckistanian   Nov-01-09 03:47 PM   #54 
  - A better idea: Every time you complain about Unrecommend, a small violin plays.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 06:45 PM   #86 
     - An even better idea. Every time you whine about the same shit  Stinky The Clown   Nov-01-09 07:36 PM   #102 
  - Why? nt  City Lights   Nov-01-09 03:52 PM   #57 
  - Please get rid of everyone who won't stop complaining about the Unrec feature.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 05:57 PM   #62 
  - +1  MH1   Nov-01-09 06:31 PM   #72 
  - LOL!  City Lights   Nov-01-09 08:48 PM   #110 
  - Over ruled. n/t  Fire1   Nov-01-09 06:30 PM   #71 
  - Clearly this feature is here to stay  dsc   Nov-01-09 06:37 PM   #77 
  - Unrec'd n/t  Taitertots   Nov-01-09 06:37 PM   #78 
  - Get over it.  Arugula Latte   Nov-01-09 06:39 PM   #81 
  - Contact the Administrators:  Swamp Rat   Nov-01-09 06:39 PM   #82 
  - here we go...again...  Texasgal   Nov-01-09 06:40 PM   #83 
  - K & U  rollin74   Nov-01-09 06:44 PM   #85 
  - To be honest, the treads I'm most likely to read...  Danger Mouse   Nov-01-09 07:07 PM   #91 
  - True. The most active threads seldom have a lot of Recommends.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 07:15 PM   #93 
  - I'll say one thing,  G_j   Nov-01-09 07:18 PM   #94 
  - The Unrec feature certainly reveals those incapable of logic.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 07:21 PM   #95 
  - I've actually come to appreciate it  G_j   Nov-01-09 07:52 PM   #106 
  - just like the rec certainly reveals those only capable of saying ME TOO  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-01-09 10:15 PM   #122 
     - Yep. Apparently, they're fine with anonymous Recommending.  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 10:19 PM   #123 
        - exactly  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-01-09 10:24 PM   #125 
  - It goes way beyond that.  Sebastian Doyle   Nov-01-09 07:37 PM   #103 
  - Keep asking for this, so you can see how people feel?  boppers   Nov-01-09 07:24 PM   #97 
  - But - but - it's evil censorship! This thread's being suppressed!  Posteritatis   Nov-01-09 07:27 PM   #99 
  - I agree with you.  Beacool   Nov-01-09 07:25 PM   #98 
  - Automatic Unrec for anti-Unrec post  slackmaster   Nov-01-09 07:40 PM   #104 
  - K&R  Deja Q   Nov-01-09 07:43 PM   #105 
  - k & U  donheld   Nov-01-09 08:43 PM   #109 
  - I agree that it should be removed, except for your posts.  Renew Deal   Nov-01-09 08:50 PM   #111 
  - Time once again, for the "Ode to Unrec"  A HERETIC I AM   Nov-01-09 08:54 PM   #112 
  - I say keep or don't keep the rec feature but definitely add a sushi bar.  saltpoint   Nov-01-09 08:55 PM   #113 
  - unrec  liquid diamond   Nov-01-09 09:04 PM   #116 
  - We need a "so-so" option.  A-Schwarzenegger   Nov-01-09 09:06 PM   #117 
  - The Unrec Punk  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-01-09 09:54 PM   #120 
  - That cartoon should have its own thread. So we can Recommend it!  TexasObserver   Nov-01-09 10:13 PM   #121 
  - K & R I dont like it..  winyanstaz   Nov-01-09 10:24 PM   #124 
  - We've passed your suggestion on to the Administrators.  pinto   Nov-01-09 10:25 PM   #126 
 

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