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Old 11-18-2010, 08:40 PM
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flufff mine!!
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:58 PM
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ill fluff you if you fluff me!! hehe
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Old 11-18-2010, 09:09 PM
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What is it and why do we use it?




thanks for asking that.
i thought i was seeing posts that got deleted, but then i saw it was everyone thanking everyone else.

what a bunch of grateful, mannerly chaps we have here.

you guys are swell.....thanks.

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Old 11-18-2010, 10:19 PM
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You are all going to be in trouble when we stop allowing Offtopic to count.

Logan will drop back to a level 2!!!
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Old 11-18-2010, 10:21 PM
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And what the hell is so wrong with any of those? Is this a witch hunt? Who's going to be making the calls on what's "too short", "too vague", "too stupid"? This reeks of socialism/communism/"Big Brother". And I can see it getting out of control quickly.
Luckily this is a privately owned board, so Big Brother has teh final say

Its never out of control, its exactly within my control parameters
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Old 11-18-2010, 11:14 PM
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I think it'd be less retarded if there wasn't that large box under every post saying who thanked that person for a certain post. Thats the only beef I have with the whole thing.



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Old 11-19-2010, 04:48 AM
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Originally Posted by DeathCougar View Post
You are all going to be in trouble when we stop allowing Offtopic to count.

Logan will drop back to a level 2!!!
I have been on several boards and moderate a small local one that does not allow off-topic post to count towards your number of post. I think it is a great idea! But honestly Rep or Thanks will tend to lead to a popularity contest and tend not to reward those with the most knowledge or those who are the most helpful. Either way I'm fine with it.

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Old 11-19-2010, 06:38 AM
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ill fluff you if you fluff me!! hehe
Sorry but I just had to add that quote to my sig
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Old 11-19-2010, 07:37 AM
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I will look at the options this weekend in the admin CP to see if some stuff can be turned off or not.
Check your CP too to see if there is an option.
I am on Droid right now using the mobile app, so I can not check it.
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Old 11-19-2010, 07:39 AM
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^^^ i feel like i've accomplished something! lol
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Old 11-19-2010, 07:46 AM
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^^^ i feel like i've accomplished something! lol
I do every morning too when I
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Old 11-19-2010, 07:48 AM
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one of the 3 best feeling for men...i wont go into the other ones on the forum lol
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:06 AM
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Originally Posted by yotarob2005 View Post
I have been on several boards and moderate a small local one that does not allow off-topic post to count towards your number of post. I think it is a great idea! But honestly Rep or Thanks will tend to lead to a popularity contest and tend not to reward those with the most knowledge or those who are the most helpful. Either way I'm fine with it.
I'm with Rob, I've been on forums that have "Rep" and it gets out of control quick. I don't really mind it if I can turn off the stupid box between posts of who thanked who and when...but it is good to see the mods trying new things to make the board better
THANKS!
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:13 AM
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I'm with Rob, I've been on forums that have "Rep" and it gets out of control quick. I don't really mind it if I can turn off the stupid box between posts of who thanked who and when...but it is good to see the mods trying new things to make the board better
THANKS!
We like to try out new things, and if it proves unpopular, we will can it.
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:28 AM
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Just in time for THANKS-GIVING!
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:35 AM
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seems to be a fine idea to me...senerio: your looking for some infor on your rebuild because your stuck, you happen to see a good post on superbleeders build thread and find your answer, instead of pming him or adding to his build thread you can simply click the thanks button and be on your way to finish your work.....
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:42 AM
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I will look at the options this weekend in the admin CP to see if some stuff can be turned off or not.
Check your CP too to see if there is an option.
I am on Droid right now using the mobile app, so I can not check it.
Nope. Can't turn off the anything to do with the thanks button under user CP.

I still think the huge boxes under each post of -- who thanked that person for that particular post -- are pretty annoying. Thread pages are already long enough with some of the HUGE signatures we have on the board.


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Old 11-19-2010, 08:44 AM
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hehehe.
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Old 11-19-2010, 11:06 AM
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I can't thank my own post?! That's crap.
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Old 11-19-2010, 11:21 AM
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will we get banned if we "overuse" the thank button? Cus I have a feeling BBP will be the first to go. hahahaha.
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