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  1. inicholson

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    I noticed that I've thanked 6 people and 6 people have thanked me for my ill-considered and ill-informed opinions (frequently written in poor prose complete with spelling, typing and punctuating-type mishtakes).

    This struck me as interesting in 2 ways (I need to get out more):

    First I thought. "This seems very nicely balanced. If more people had thanked me than I had thanked it would it be because I'm a very helpful person or just rude? If I had thanked more people than had thanked me would I be a very polite person or just give rubbish advice?"

    But then I thought. "Both numbers seem very low. I obviously hand out very little advice and what I do give is rubbish. Also I don't listen to others' advice (hence I know so little and give such rubbish advice) and rarely thank them when I do."

    The first thought made me think "I am a wonderful person. Will somebody nail me to a tree for it?"

    The second (and subsequent) thought(s) made me very depressed.

    Any advice?

    thanks
     
  2. Jay

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    People use the thanks button for different things, some will use it if someone says something funny for example.

    Also on the other hand some people don't use the thanks button so it isn't a reflection on whether you have given helpful advice as some people won't use the thanks button.
     
  3. GBDG1

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    You can also use such thanks boosting techniques as posting "Nice room" hundreds of times in the members home cinema section. You can even vary it with "Awesome setup" or "I'm Jealous". Also, stalk heavy thankers and always agree with them.
     
  4. jolly

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    Good advice, I’ll bear it in mind

    :smashin:

    Steve
     
  5. bouncer

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    I don't use the thanks button, If I want to tank someone I tend to jsut say thanks.
     
  6. wellladida

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    we can see that 1 thank and youre a senior member have a look at my stats ladies.;)
     
  7. Ian J

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    We actually caught someone this week who had re-registered with different identities to thank himself.
     
  8. gulliver dark

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    ^ :rotfl:

    ... I was aware of the thanks button and I've just noticed, thanks to this thread, that someone has thanked me for one of my posts!

    To the person concerned- thanks :)
     
  9. Dony

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    Go on....name and shame :D
     
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    That's easy for you to say. :D
     

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