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Re^4: XP problem

by GrandFather (Saint)
on Feb 22, 2009 at 19:12 UTC ( #745651=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: XP problem
in thread XP problem

Experience is supposed to be somewhat proportional to age so your sig is in contradiction with your excuse ;-)

XP is indeed set up in part to encourage voting but (mostly) doesn't dictate how or on what criteria people vote.

Voting a node down because it amuses you is probably fairly unusual (I'll try not to be amusing here). Voting a node down because it is annoying is probably fairly common, but may not be a good criteria - an annoying node can be correct and enlightening.


True laziness is hard work

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Re^5: XP problem
by Bloodnok (Vicar) on Feb 22, 2009 at 21:40 UTC
    I think I must have articulated myself spectacularly badly - what I meant to say (but patently failed so to do) was that I vote a node down iff it annoys me in some way.

    I thank you for both your concern and consideration, but I actually do humour big style - tho' you probably can't tell, since I try to keep it well hidden - thus (if I see it:-) a node that is both enlightening and humorous invariably gets my vote ... and should get more (than the allotted single vote).

    A user level that continues to overstate my experience :-))

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