Reputation; worthless or useless?

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by bird_migration, May 8, 2004.

  1. Personally I think reputation is pointless.
     
  2. TreePhiend

    TreePhiend Member

    I agree. In fact, that was such a great post that I will give you a reputation point!
     
  3. Just one?
    I am terribly disappointed.
     
  4. Tree-Hugger

    Tree-Hugger The Chainsaw

    Bird you suck-up! I rated you. Guess which way I went with the rating. :p
     
  5. Rate me.... rate me hee my friend.

    ~ Nirvana
     
  6. BraveSirRubin

    BraveSirRubin Members

    Birdy the Bird, can I rape you instead?
     
  7. :( this whole reputation thing makes me feel so unwanted.. which i probably am :( :(
     
  8. Tree-Hugger

    Tree-Hugger The Chainsaw

    I normally feel like a red headed step child, so it really doesn't bother me.
     
  9. makno

    makno Senior Member

    i cant see the point of theese rep things .i would think if you had too many afirmative ones it would belie dishonesty .if people liked what i said id be disapointed! the truth hurts !
     
  10. Chance are people aren't gonna rate you unless you do something wrong, horrible wrong.

    That plus i thought the whole idea about hipforums was about starting a frendly internet community, with the reputation points its like

    oh that person has this much of scale they must be jerk, or this person has this many points they must be vary friendly.

    Its like jugding a person without geting to know them, i can see a new type of flaring starting but instead of flaring involving words flaring involving reputation points.

    I can see it happening soon, i'm fearfull it will happen to me, that plus its almost untrackable.
     
  11. Butterflygal

    Butterflygal Member

    Have you guys seen any difference? I got 6 today. I have to say a couple of ppl have abused it already. :p
     
  12. Fractual_

    Fractual_ cosmos factory

    its not such a bad idea i dont think, but i also think it will be abused, just because it can
     
  13. Professor Jumbo

    Professor Jumbo Mr. Smarty Pants

    Well I don't think its a very good idea. There are other better ways of finding out if somebody is to your liking. Rreading their posts of one of them. It may be call "reputation" but really it will end up being a popularity scale, bad idea, very bad idea.
     
  14. Anyone else there get any points today???

    Personaly i think the reputation points has its pros/cons.
     
  15. nimh

    nimh ~foodie~

    worthless...the system doesnt appear to be working because noone has any rp's yet. so, whenever we give someone rp's it doesnt make any difference (rps stay even), except that the reciever gets a nice little note (if you put a note). so, that part it worthwhile. i like the little boosts. =)
     
  16. holy_moly

    holy_moly Member

    I have a reputation of being worthless and useless
     
  17. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

    Every so often , I get bored and just give every post my approval. Not the reall reall long ones (sorry mnax)
     
  18. Fractual_

    Fractual_ cosmos factory

    yeah, im yet to see anyone with more than one green dot.

    i also have 10 points.
     
  19. KozmicBlue

    KozmicBlue Senior Member

    I really don't understand the whole reputation thing. Ahh well. There are many things I don't understand. :D
     
  20. daisymae

    daisymae I'm a Rhinestone Cowboy

    You don't have your rep enabled, so if someone sends you love, you can't see it. I just fixed mine and found I had comments.
     

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