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unc70 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-01-10 04:53 PM
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7. Agree. Lots of other longer posts unreced into oblivion
Edited on Mon Mar-01-10 04:54 PM by unc70
One doesn't even have to be TSed to disappear. There are a number of posters I don't see being very active, and when they do post they are likely met by the unrec squad. It doesn't take that many unrecs to keep a post off the greatest page, not enough to have it show up on the "Tens" page. Just keep it off long enough to "age" off the first page of "Latest".

That technique for hiding something often includes posting something quickly that misframes the OP and hijacks the thread before others have a chance at posting. I sometimes see this happening so quickly that it is clear that those posting could not have read the OP, much less anything linked.

Once in a while, enough people get involved on one of these topics to overcome those unrecs and hijacks enough to have a "spirited discussion". Too often, those turn nasty with alerts all over the place. Great fun for everyone.

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  -Posts of substance vs. One-liners Robb  Mar-01-10 03:51 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-01-10 03:53 PM   #1 
  - Agree. Lots of other longer posts unreced into oblivion  unc70   Mar-01-10 04:53 PM   #7 
  - Yay! More stupid Unrec whining!  Codeine   Mar-01-10 05:37 PM   #15 
     - In many cases, it is not even on GD because it gets locked for some reason  unc70   Mar-01-10 09:33 PM   #21 
  - you mean like OMC? Or who?  hfojvt   Mar-01-10 05:07 PM   #9 
     - Seriously? None?  tkmorris   Mar-01-10 06:34 PM   #19 
        - I mean in the last year  hfojvt   Mar-01-10 07:12 PM   #20 
  - Depends on my mood  Oregone   Mar-01-10 03:55 PM   #2 
  - Brevity can be a very tidy thing. nt  LaydeeBug   Mar-01-10 03:56 PM   #3 
  - The soul of wit, it's been said. nt  Robb   Mar-01-10 03:57 PM   #4 
  - This. nt  Codeine   Mar-01-10 05:38 PM   #16 
  - And a lot more vid posts with no synopsis.  donco6   Mar-01-10 03:59 PM   #5 
  - Sometimes it's only meant to be a ping.  HeresyLives   Mar-01-10 04:16 PM   #6 
  - One liners are to begin conversations, Long Posts are to explain and defend positions  ThomWV   Mar-01-10 05:01 PM   #8 
  - Why? nt.  mn9driver   Mar-01-10 05:08 PM   #10 
  - No. (nt)  petronius   Mar-01-10 05:12 PM   #11 
  - That person on TV just said something I totally disagree with!1! nt  Electric Monk   Mar-01-10 05:17 PM   #12 
  - I generally don't mind the one-liners  pipi_k   Mar-01-10 05:30 PM   #13 
  - Yes, there is a big difference between debating the topic and attacking the poster.  cutlassmama   Mar-01-10 05:35 PM   #14 
  - And the other thing  pipi_k   Mar-01-10 06:30 PM   #18 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Posteritatis   Mar-01-10 09:45 PM   #22 
  - Obviously, there are more "Get to the point" posts here now, since we have new  Mike 03   Mar-01-10 05:45 PM   #17 

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