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General Chat Thread, My first negative rep !! in General; Originally Posted by ZeroHour There is no option as such to do that sadly but I will see what overrides ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    There is no option as such to do that sadly but I will see what overrides I may be able to code.

    FFFFUUUUUU~ I tried to +Rep you for being the most accommodating admin I've come across... but I got the spread-the-love error. [That's it's new name.]



    Also, seeing as people seem to be requesting stars... First star, pls.


    X EDIT: I am disappoint.

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    lolz If the only way you can get rep is by begging for it, that kind of defeats the whole purpose of it! You god neg'd, deal with it!

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    Not begging. Asking.

    There's a difference.

    Plus, I got neg'd for no reason. "Here you go" explains nothing. Surely the point of issuing neg rep and leaving a comment is so that the person receiving it can learn from their mistakes. [Providing there is an actual reason for the neg rep... which in most cases doesn't seem to be the case.]

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    FFFFUUUUUU~ I tried to +Rep you for being the most accommodating admin I've come across... but I got the spread-the-love error. [That's it's new name.]
    I am going to formally request its added to vbulletin too, its an obvious option especially for smaller sites with less members and looking at the code its not that hard to put in.

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    Thanks for my star - its luvely

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    FFFFUUUUUU~ I tried to +Rep you for being the most accommodating admin I've come across... but I got the spread-the-love error. [That's it's new name.]
    @X-13 I have hacked an override in set to 30 days currently, the error message is still the same though for now but rep should work for the same person after 30 days (accurate to the sec btw currently, working on a tweak for that)

    Also considering changing spread down a little to 10/12 and reducing daily limit to 5/6 from 10 to compensate.
    Last edited by ZeroHour; 7th July 2011 at 12:14 AM.

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    I think it would be better if only the thread starter could thank the posts in their thread
    The problem with that is quite often an answer is useful to others and they may want to offer their thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Well I want my second star..so please can all those I have helped with CVs (about 55 to date) thank me or give me positive rep PLEEEEEZE
    Just want the pretty star
    Want it
    Want it
    Surely your stars should be Pentagrams

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    As a long time lurker of this forum, might I make a polite suggestion? Disable rep in the non-ICT forums like this one and most of the others under General (such as Gaming). I can see the use of rep in forums like the technical ones, since it's meant to show users who are helpful to others. Most of this forum is just non-work related discussions/jokes though, which means people end up getting neg repped for things like having a slightly different opinion, or liking a different kind of music to someone else. IMO that's not really what the rep system is meant for.

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    I think that's a good idea in the previous post @ZeroHour

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    I think the idea @MK2 had about you giving him 60000 pos rep is fantastic @ZeroHour

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    Hu-humm!






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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    But to a Tory ... is that really an insult? That is like some people calling me a geek. I am a geek ...
    Was it you I was standing with at BETT this year Tony, when there was two teachers who COULD NOT POSSIBLY CONCEIVE why we'd voluntarily call ourselves geeks...?

    after about 10 minutes of trying to explain they walked off bemused

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    Quote Originally Posted by Domino View Post
    when there was two teachers who COULD NOT POSSIBLY CONCEIVE why we'd voluntarily call ourselves geeks...?

    Is it like the N-word? We call ourselves it because it's OUR WORD!!! and no-one else can use it.

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    Theatre technicians are the same. many are rabid in their loathing of "techie". Me? Meh... It's a word.

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