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Can You Answer This Question?..Safe. Thread!!

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    #41
    Originally posted by Lori B View Post
    Hiss, boo, JBR. Not cool.

    I wish there was a rating that said something like "unconstructive". Cuz there is oh so much of that around here, on certain threads.
    Why am I being hissed at...I'm not the one going around red thumbing every single post someone has done over a period of time...when its ALOT of consecutive Bads leading back to old posts its not random apparently its intentional and personal...and grade school..

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    • #42
      Originally posted by JP60 View Post
      From a COTH standpoint this stuff is gold. They track every like, every dislike of individual members and can begin to build a profile out of the comments.
      you just cured me from flippin' the thumb ..... thanks!

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      • #43
        Originally posted by LauraKY View Post
        I prefer chocolate chip. And I'm sure I qualify for free cookies
        i think i qualified for cookies the first week!

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        • #44
          Originally posted by judybigredpony View Post
          Why am I being hissed at...I'm not the one going around red thumbing every single post someone has done over a period of time...when its ALOT of consecutive Bads leading back to old posts its not random apparently its intentional and personal...and grade school..
          You may disregard one of your reds. My big fat finger hit the wrong thumb
          "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George

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          • #45
            btw the mods posted a poll to see what folks thought of the thumbs - so let your voice be heard!

            http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...-s-the-verdict

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            • #46
              I actually find this thread to be hilarious, and good for a hearty morning laugh! I would love to have similar threads here and there, so I have somewhere to go for comedy, as needed. Laughing is good for the soul.

              And as far as being un-constructive... c'mon, how much on the COTH board is truly constructive? Is that a requirement? And if you don't like a thread, boo-hissers, then just don't read it!

              Personally, I'd like to see more threads that can bring me a laugh. I can then choose to read as desired, when I am bored and in need of entertainment.

              Although I have to admit that when I get a red thumb, it hurts my feelings, just a teensie, itty bit.

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              • #47
                Originally posted by JP60 View Post
                From a COTH standpoint this stuff is gold. They track every like, every dislike of individual members and can begin to build a profile out of the comments. Hello advertisers, would you be interested in some data? I'm old fashioned (funny thing for being a programmer), but I prefer to express my self through commentary or silence and refrain from quick ego strokes that say little.
                Got proof of that? I'd be interested in seeing it!

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                • #48
                  xctrygirl, JBR-- I'm not hissing AT YOU. I'm hissing that others were downrating you for asking a question. Sorry to be unclear. I'm hissing at what I regard as uncool treatment you got for asking your question.

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                  And what the F$$$ is the problem of people who keep downrating me for clarifying my initial unclear statement? Get over yourselves.
                  Last edited by Lori B; Dec. 16, 2012, 06:39 PM.
                  I tolerate all kinds of animal idiosyncrasies.
                  I've found that I don't tolerate people idiosyncrasies as well. - Casey09

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                  • #49
                    Originally posted by judybigredpony View Post
                    Why am I being hissed at...I'm not the one going around red thumbing every single post someone has done over a period of time...when its ALOT of consecutive Bads leading back to old posts its not random apparently its intentional and personal...and grade school..
                    Exactly.

                    Like 12 year olds writing on the bathroom wall.

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                      #50
                      Originally Posted by JP60

                      From a COTH standpoint this stuff is gold. They track every like, every dislike of individual members and can begin to build a profile out of the comments.
                      Big Brother is watching....

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                      • #51
                        Out of curiosity, I looked back and every single bad rating I received (except 1 thread where I think it was the OP red thumbing everyone who disagreed with her) was on threads discussing red/green thumbs!

                        Obviously, some people feel very strongly about this!
                        http://thepitchforkchronicles.com

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                        • #52
                          I just gave a TD to a comment I thought was unnecessary! If the poster only gets one TD then they will know it is from me, in the interests of disclosure.
                          I think the whole TU/TD is a bit unnecessary, and now someone has suggested they are for tracking I'm beginning to get paranoid! Otherwise, I'm quite curious to know what people think of me, but it should not be annonymous. It is cowardly to post annonymously.
                          Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique

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                          • #53
                            Which comment did you give a red thumb to?

                            As for being anonymous, most of us are. My real name isn't saje, and I'd be very surprised if yours is Foxtrot's. (Foxtrot's what, btw?)

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                            • #54
                              Why are our identities anonymous? I don't quite get that... but then I've not been on the forum for very long. And my identity is obvious (ahbaumgardner and Kirkwood Sporthorses), which is fine with me.

                              Originally posted by saje View Post
                              Which comment did you give a red thumb to?

                              As for being anonymous, most of us are. My real name isn't saje, and I'd be very surprised if yours is Foxtrot's. (Foxtrot's what, btw?)

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                              • #55
                                Originally posted by ahbaumgardner View Post
                                Why are our identities anonymous? I don't quite get that... but then I've not been on the forum for very long. And my identity is obvious (ahbaumgardner and Kirkwood Sporthorses), which is fine with me.
                                I'm Batman.

                                Yes. THE Batman. Phew, that is a load off.
                                Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                                The Grove at Five Points

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                                • #56
                                  Originally posted by ahbaumgardner View Post
                                  Why are our identities anonymous? I don't quite get that... but then I've not been on the forum for very long. And my identity is obvious (ahbaumgardner and Kirkwood Sporthorses), which is fine with me.
                                  I did say most, not all. You chose to use your name and put a lot of information about yourself in your profile. That's great, you run a business, you need the exposure. But there are a lot of people here who do not put any info at all, myself included. Apart from people that I already know IRL, I wouldn't recognize 90% of the posters here if I ran into them at a show. And even if I did figure out who someone was, I doubt highly I'd remember any specific post of theirs.

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                                  • #57
                                    Foxtrot's isn't my name but it is the name of our farm and the pre-fix to our
                                    horse's names.

                                    But the thing is, as I see it, while you may not know ME personally, you can counter my comments on the board, not just TU or TD. Quite a lot of my notifications, good and bad, have been on this very subject: seems like it touches a nerve with some people. Again, I don't think they serve any useful purpose..but I look at them anyway.
                                    Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique

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                                    • #58
                                      Anyone else notice.... The red thumbs are gone!!!!!! YAY!!!!

                                      ~Emily
                                      "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries

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                                      • #59
                                        Originally posted by Xctrygirl View Post
                                        Anyone else notice.... The red thumbs are gone!!!!!! YAY!!!!

                                        ~Emily
                                        There is a whole thread about it...no need to just notice.

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                                        • #60
                                          Originally posted by Xctrygirl View Post
                                          Anyone else notice.... The red thumbs are gone!!!!!! YAY!!!!

                                          ~Emily
                                          I just noticed. Double yay!!!

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