Getting PM's from people about downvotes?

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Getting PM's from people about downvotes?


By jgentry

11 months ago



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#251 11 months ago

You forget, you are the "L" in Loser

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#252 11 months ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

It would be cool if instead of a fixed percentage, we could get a graph of our up/down ratio evolving over time, perhaps with really old ones tailing off from the calculation as years pass.

Why tail them off? We're you a real dbag back in the day? You want everyone to forget your checkered past? LOL

#253 11 months ago
Quoted from Taxman:

You forget, you are the "L" in Loser

At least I actually leave the house from time to time.

#254 11 months ago
Quoted from beelzeboob:

At least I actually leave the house from time to time.

Yes, thanks to the creativity of the people on Pinside you are able to override your ankle bracelet. Good for you.

#255 11 months ago
Quoted from jgentry:

Are a bunch of people getting PM's from people that they down vote or am I just the lucky one? Never really had this happen until a couple of months ago but now it seems like 1 out of 3 sends me some angry PM demanding that I explain my down vote. Or even worse, an angry PM explaining to me their life situation and why they posted what they did.
It's just a down vote people, it only means I disagree with you. I do not want to hear your background story, I do not need to explain to you my opinion, and I am not required to post a response in the thread so that you can respond. Stop being so sensitive. I probably up vote 10 posts for every one I down vote.

Why are you giving so many down votes?

#256 11 months ago
Quoted from MustangPaul:

Why are you giving so many down votes?

I don't that much. When I do it's because I really disagree or someone is just being an idiot.

#257 11 months ago
Quoted from vicjw66:

Why tail them off? We're you a real dbag back in the day? You want everyone to forget your checkered past? LOL

I did use to point things out, like when someone said "we're" ("we are") where they meant "were." Thank goodness I never do that any more.

But mainly I thought it would show the evolution of others' degrees of dbagginess better than if it was strictly cumulative. One doesn't consider ancient data when evaluating a current trend.

#258 11 months ago

Has anyone ever gotten an angry PM because you upvoted somebody? I have!

#259 11 months ago
Quoted from Haymaker:

Has anyone ever gotten an angry PM because you upvoted somebody? I have!

people have way too much time on their hands

#260 11 months ago
Quoted from flashinstinct:

people have way too much time on their hands

Yes that's why we're here

#261 11 months ago
Quoted from Haymaker:

Has anyone ever gotten an angry PM because you upvoted somebody? I have!

Yes, was told I an asshole for it. I don't need anyone to pm me that I am an asshole, this is already common knowledge.

#262 11 months ago
Quoted from vdojaq:

I don't need anyone to pm me that I am an asshole, this is already common knowledge.

One of the reasons I don't have an answering machine on my phone. I don't need to be reminded of something I already know.

LTG : )

#263 11 months ago
Quoted from LTG:

One of the reasons I don't have an answering machine on my phone. I don't need to be reminded of something I already know.
LTG : )

...that you don't know how to use the answering machine?

#264 11 months ago
Quoted from beelzeboob:

...that you don't know how to use the answering machine?

Well they are a complex piece of electronic equipment.

I'm old school. One button. PHD. Push here dummy.

LTG : )

#265 11 months ago
Quoted from LTG:

One of the reasons I don't have an answering machine on my phone. I don't need to be reminded of something I already know.
LTG : )

People still have home phones and answering machines

#266 11 months ago
Quoted from LTG:

Well they are a complex piece of electronic equipment.
I'm old school. One button. PHD. Push here dummy.
LTG : )

Lloyd actually still uses a beeper. Here he is in his younger days when he was a wild, single guy.

#267 11 months ago
Quoted from jgentry:

People still have home phones and answering machines

You dang right!! Last thing I need is a cell phone on my hip or in my hand 24 hours a day. People drive me nuts with that crap, its like there world will end if they don't get a message or call at that moment....Ugh!! I've done without a cell phone for the last 49 years and I don't need to have one now, just more trouble then it's worth for me personally.

John

#268 11 months ago
Quoted from Dayhuff:

You dang right!! Last thing I need is a cell phone on my hip or in my hand 24 hours a day. People drive me nuts with that crap, its like there world will end if they don't get a message or call at that moment....Ugh!! I've done without a cell phone for the last 49 years and I don't need to have one now, just more trouble then it's worth for me personally.
John

Sorry, couldn't resist

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#269 11 months ago
Quoted from Dayhuff:

You dang right!! Last thing I need is a cell phone on my hip or in my hand 24 hours a day. People drive me nuts with that crap, its like there world will end if they don't get a message or call at that moment....Ugh!! I've done without a cell phone for the last 49 years and I don't need to have one now, just more trouble then it's worth for me personally.
John

You got along without the internet for like 35 years, yet here we are.

#270 11 months ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

You got along without the internet for like 35 years, yet here we are.

Now wait a minute that's a totally different thing. I'm not plugged into it every two minutes like the people on there phones are. Only reason I got the computer in the first place was to find more pinball stuff back in 1997.....holy crap that's 20 years of typing.......LOL.
John

#271 11 months ago
Quoted from LTG:

One of the reasons I don't have an answering machine on my phone. I don't need to be reminded of something I already know.
LTG : )

That's one of the reasons I yank the phone cord out of the wall before I go to bed at night. I don't need to be reminded of it and woken up at the same time.

Once I forgot to plug it back in for four days before my daughter called me at work wondering why she couldn't get a hold of me.

#272 11 months ago
Quoted from Dayhuff:

You dang right!! Last thing I need is a cell phone on my hip or in my hand 24 hours a day. People drive me nuts with that crap, its like there world will end if they don't get a message or call at that moment....Ugh!! I've done without a cell phone for the last 49 years and I don't need to have one now, just more trouble then it's worth for me personally.
John

I have a cellphone in my car. Old flip phone. It's only there for emergencies. Not even set up to receive messages.
Have a land line in the house. 40's pay phone with a dial, inside of a 40's phone booth. No answering machine. I get along just fine.

#273 11 months ago

I still feel cell phones are just a passing trend. Who needs to be a slave to one of those?

And those people with those things sticking out of their ears look just plain silly.

#274 11 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

And those people with those things sticking out of their ears look just plain silly.

hahaaha

#275 11 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

And those people with those things sticking out of their ears look just plain silly.

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#276 11 months ago

I knew that was coming...

She traded it in for a more eargonomic model.

#277 11 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

I knew that was coming...

She traded it in for a more eargonomic model.

So did J.J. Abrams

LTG : )

#278 11 months ago

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#279 11 months ago
Quoted from DennisDodel:

I have a cellphone in my car. Old flip phone. It's only there for emergencies. Not even set up to receive messages.
Have a land line in the house. 40's pay phone with a dial, inside of a 40's phone booth. No answering machine. I get along just fine.

AWESOME!!

John

#280 11 months ago

There are actually alot of arguments that social media and smart phones are making humans more social, which is surprising to me. More people are connecting with each othes than ever before.

I always thought the opposite until I really though about it. The internet and smart phone have made us more social people. just look at this site. People from around the world all communicating and talking about their favorite hobbies and whatnot. How many times have you seen people say " hey of you come by NY shoot me a pm and we can hang out."

Now I don't have a Facebook because I don't need that drama, but I actually do believe that it's making us more social.

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#281 11 months ago
Quoted from Mfsrc791:

There are actually alot of arguments that social media and smart phones are making humans more social, which is surprising to me. More people are connecting with each othes than ever before.
I always thought the opposite until I really though about it. The internet and smart phone have made us more social people. just look at this site. People from around the world all communicating and talking about their favorite hobbies and whatnot. How many times have you seen people say " hey of you come by NY shoot me a pm and we can hang out."
Now I don't have a Facebook because I don't need that drama, but I actually do believe that it's making us more social.

More connected maybe, but I would counter that it is actually hampering most peoples social skills. Face to face communication is becoming something that most young people are not overly comfortable with. They are connected to more people and more aware of the world or at least what ever propaganda they are reading but are more socially awkward then ever.

#282 11 months ago
Quoted from Mfsrc791:

There are actually alot of arguments that social media and smart phones are making humans more social, which is surprising to me. More people are connecting with each othes than ever before.

It's true. I argue with more people from more backgrounds and geographic locations than ever before - like a 20X factor than before all this smartphone business. Back in the day it was tough to carry on petty fights with more than 3 or 4 people at a time.

#283 11 months ago
Quoted from Mfsrc791:

There are actually alot of arguments that social media and smart phones are making humans more social

Yeah, who needs to talk to the person standing in front of them when they can get more likes by taking a selfie and posting it on facebook.

#284 11 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

Yeah, who needs to talk to the person standing in front of them when they can get more likes by taking a selfie and posting it on facebook.

Results may vary - sadly, I get more likes when I aim the camera away from myself.

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