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Could GIM try respect?

Discussion in 'Site Activity/Suggestions' started by Weatherman, Sep 26, 2013.



  1. Weatherman

    Weatherman In GIM since 2006 Gold Chaser Site Supporter

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    Respect in GIM? It could help to encourage poster's to improve the quality of their posts, and to discourage hostility in replies. I respectfully think it is worth a try. :s9:

    Snip from: Could a “Respect” Button Help Squash Internet Trolls?
     
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  2. gnome

    gnome Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    Not a bad idea, and makes a certain amount of sense - mostly because many people are poor communicators and don't have the vocabulary or wherewithal to compliment their adversary on occasion. A 'respect' button just provides a shortcut.

    But with GIM, I always figure if it ain't broke dont fix it.

    Do we have a problem with hostility? Trolls?

    I am certain we do not have enough snarky one-liners.
     
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  3. anotherdave

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    First, let's crack down on the apostrophe abuser's.
     
  4. JayDubya

    JayDubya Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    A respect button? What a stupid f*cking idea. You're an absolute idiot for suggesting it. Get the f*ck out of here.

    Yes, that was sarcasm.
     
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  5. GOLD DUCK

    GOLD DUCK Mother Lode Found Mother Lode

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    QWAK,How about ciber sugar cookies :23_28_100s: for the GOOD boys and girls and NONE :thumbs_down::cry_smile: for the bad ones! :cheerful:

    Just say what you are thinking --- even if it is hard to find the right words be true to what you believe and have evaluated based on your life experiences!:idea::23_28_100s:

    the DUCK :s9:
     
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  6. Dude

    Dude Midas Member Midas Member

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    What you talkin' 'bout, Willis?
     
  7. PhucilliJerry

    PhucilliJerry Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Come on guys, this is 2013. We should all be getting trophies just for posting. Spelling/content/applicability/etc be damned........

    Now where is my trophy?
     
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  8. Dude

    Dude Midas Member Midas Member

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    I believe you posted it as your avatar.
     
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    PhucilliJerry Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Hahahaha, well played.
     
  10. TAEZZAR

    TAEZZAR LADY JUSTICE ISNT BLIND, SHES JUST AFRAID TO WATCH Midas Member Site Supporter

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    If ya can't stand the HEAT,
    Stay the H3LL outa the kitchen !!!!!!!!!!! :realmad:

    That's a 2 liner :s9:
     
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  11. Weatherman

    Weatherman In GIM since 2006 Gold Chaser Site Supporter

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    A little long, but its' (Thanks Dave :haha:) snarky enough. :biggrin:
     
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  12. stonedywankanobe

    stonedywankanobe Gold Member Gold Chaser

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  13. Argentsum

    Argentsum Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Okay, I'll give it a try.


    ar130747523902491.jpg
     
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  15. GOLD DUCK

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    QWAK, Argentsum,I notice that the meter is not totaly peged so I guess that means there is still room for improvment!:idea::thumbs_up::cheerful::ban-cha::banana:

    the DUCK :s9:
     
  16. ttazzman

    ttazzman Midas Member Midas Member Site Supporter

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    we have a respect button....."ignore"

    i will NEVER EVER vote for more moderation.....

    moderation is like government once they get started they never go back...

    while i absolutely deplore some of the posters comments they certainly let you know where that particular poster is coming from ........i do as an adult have the privilage to #1..not read...#2 use the ignore feature...#3 choose another forum....


    YES i agree some posters need to grow up and share their world with others but idiots exist in all of our lives so i say DEAL WITH IT
     
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    Respect is earned. Want entitlements? Call Obama.
     
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    Goldhedge Modal Operator/Moderator Site Mgr Site Supporter

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    I've paid very close attention and the real problem seems to be this:


    someone is wrong.jpg
     
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  20. grooveboi

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    Of course respect is earned, but that's not what the OP was suggesting.
    He was talking about a way to give respect not to receive it.
    Groove
     
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  21. Zed

    Zed Size doesn't count! Midas Member

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    THANKS for that.
     
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  22. AgAuGal

    AgAuGal Founding Member Founding Member Site Mgr Site Supporter

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    Cant put my finger on it but I'm getting a kick out of this thread :D

    [video=youtube_share;HwBmPiOmEGQ]http://youtu.be/HwBmPiOmEGQ[/video]
     
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  23. hammerhead

    hammerhead Not just a screen name Gold Chaser

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    Lets not forget this is only an internet forum. Nobody really lives here, do they? :afraid:
     
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    BUILT TO LAST Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Hey! Its late. Can you please stop posting so i can get some sleep
    ? Respect!
     
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    hammerhead Not just a screen name Gold Chaser

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    Sorry to keep you up. Please don't call the internet police. :afraid:
     
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    It's the grammer cops that worry me

    1.jpg
     
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    Typos are one thing, but someone who doesn't know the difference between their, they're and there will not get my respect. I can't help it. It really is like fingernails on a chalkboard for me. But unless I can't understand a poster's meaning I would never call them on it.

    But deep down inside, I know it's the difference between knowing their shit and knowing they're shit.
     
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    There just yanking your chain! They're ain't no respect to git when there doin that! So their!
     
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    The Three Stooges - Swingin' The Alphabet (1938).avi

    [video=youtube_share;bgmdnxtz3Bo]http://youtu.be/bgmdnxtz3Bo[/video]

    http://youtu.be/bgmdnxtz3Bo
     
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    Oh that had to hurt, dem nails, dat board! :biggrin:
     
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    QWAK,searcher,You know now that I think about it :hmmmm2: ---- when that Nun was trying to teach me to read and my ABCs and kept hitting me on the head with that 18" ruler :secruity:--- it could have been one of them Stooges:ahhhhh: ---- I mean with the black penguin out fit:hahaha: it is easy for a 6 year old kid to get confused!:idea::yes::dontknow:

    the DUCK :15_1_70v:
     
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    The only buttons we need are on our pants.
     
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    I'll take an illiterate mountain man over some smart ass grammar nazi any day. The mountain man knows how to survive, the grammar nazi pumps him/herself up to give meaning to their useless life and thats about it. This entitlement mentality kills me. Seven billion people on this world and we elevate ourselves by our spelling ability, sheeesh. Ok you now sit as #4,387,234,112 on the hierarchy chart of importance to mankind.......
     
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    Firstly, Malus, the MtMan is not illiterate and secondly, grammar is indeed
    an important communication skill, whether you wish to accept it or not.

    Ok, now back to your MTV and BET..:Sorry:, to interrupt your viewing pleasure.
     
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    Dude Midas Member Midas Member

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    Let's eat grandma.
     
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    QWAK,Dude,Will Grandma be pickeled, jerked or just roasted on an open fire? :hmmmm2::eating::devil1:

    the DUCK :15_1_70v:
     
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    Let's eat, grandma.
     
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