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woodstramp

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Applause or Smiting....Purpose
« on: January 09, 2012, 01:53:48 AM »
Something I don't recall earlier, but I notice that members have a "applause" or "smite" option with thier posts now.

Just curious.....what is the purpose of this?  I assume the postive vote will make a member feel loved and appreciated (or at least get them a better placement in the next life).   :)

Will enough "smites" get you banned, or just erode your self asteem (or just turn you into a toad in the next physical incarnation)?  :)

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Re: Applause or Smiting....Purpose
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2012, 06:39:13 AM »
Just curious.....what is the purpose of this?  I assume the postive vote will make a member feel loved and appreciated (or at least get them a better placement in the next life).   :)

More like it lets Oz and Indrid know that they are loved, so they have a next life.  Helps track spammers and users who may be violating the sites terms of use.

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Re: Applause or Smiting....Purpose
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2012, 10:19:48 AM »
Seldom,

The spammer thing makes sense.  Hadn't thought of that.  Thanks.

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Re: Applause or Smiting....Purpose
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2012, 05:35:24 PM »
Yep, when people have negative karma it makes it very easy to get rid of them.  Also, new users can see who has helped out others a lot (like the 10 karma points seldom has).
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Re: Applause or Smiting....Purpose
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2012, 10:58:57 PM »
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Well, then. So much for that. Not even locked, just a vague memory. And a sort of coppery taste in my mouth -- what's that all about?


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Re: Applause or Smiting....Purpose
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2012, 04:41:03 PM »
I approve of the post above this one.
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