I almost never downvote because everybody's entitled to their own opinion...even when it's wrong.
I only downvote when somebody's acting like a total douchebag or just to bust balls, as I did on the OP. I mean...if you're going to post a thread about abolishing downvotes, you gotta expect a ton of downvotes just to tweak you.
Quoted from kaneda:
I think I'm living proof that downvotes help you change your behavior. As much as trolling can be fun at times, it gets old real fast knowing your pissing people off or really unpopular. Kaneda says keep em!
So you finally admit you were just trolling. And here all along, we thought you were just stupid.
O-din...it's very difficult to find the posts for me to upvote without the dog.
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I tried to tell you, Odie!!! It's your trademark, brother!
Quoted from vanilla:
Seems to me that a lot of the conversation about this is in the irreconcilable perceptions of what the upvoting and downvoting means.
1) some people says it's a comment about the message
2) some people says it's a comment about the messenger
I can unequivocally tell you that when RobT and Rarehero downvote me they're saying rather clearly: "We think you're a douchebag."
And you know what? They may be on to something.
Quoted from eggbert52:
How about a new rule. We ban members based upon the number of thumbs downs they receive.
Well, then the OP got me started by downvoting my fecal sentiment above. I don't know how you downvote poop. At my age, every time I successfully drop some friends off at the lake, it's strictly two thumbs up from me.
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