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Rules of the forum?
« on: December 21, 2010, 02:41:53 AM »
I was wondering how this Karma thing works:
If you do good you get positive points, if you do bad you get negative points?
What is good and what is bad?
Who is the judge/s
How does the ranking work?
I am a newbie, when do I become what? :???:
Just curious ??
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2010, 09:35:05 AM »
I thought I heard that your net total would be given as that many $ in gift cards to the V4Market @ the end of the year by Mongo :dunno:


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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2010, 12:28:11 PM »
Hi Gerrie,
 The "newbie" status will change with the number of replies and threads that you post. All members can give each other good karma or bad karma. IE "blow sunshine"----"smite bag" You can't give it to yourself. You are only allowed one + or - per person per every 12 hour period. I'm not liked here. The reason my karma is so good is because I pay The Dutchy a nickel for every ray of sunshine he blows me.  ;D
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2010, 12:35:13 PM »
The more you pick on Sabres the worse your Karma gets.  Just look at mine.  And post counts don't really count either if you poke the bear.  I know mine has been reset a couple of times.
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2010, 01:33:51 PM »
Karma is a just a way to give your approval or disapproval to another member in a non violent way. It would be more fun if we could punch each other for saying stupid stuff but we are scattered all over the world. It is basically meaningless. We're all here to have fun and help each other, mostly.
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2010, 05:58:21 PM »
The reason my karma is so good is because I pay The Dutchy a nickel for every ray of sunshine he blows me.  ;D
Jeff

That would be $15,- please...

Gerrie, that sounds like a Dutch name to me... Dutch ancestors ??

Oh.. Don't watch the Karma thing... It doesn't make any sense at all... You're either liked or not... I'm from The Netherlands and managed to stay for about five or six years now.. Dunno why, but I have to quit soon because the shrink is overcharging me right now...
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2010, 07:07:16 PM »
The reason my karma is so good is because I pay The Dutchy a nickel for every ray of sunshine he blows me.  ;D
Jeff

That would be $15,- please...

Gerrie, that sounds like a Dutch name to me... Dutch ancestors ??

Oh.. Don't watch the Karma thing... It doesn't make any sense at all... You're either liked or not... I'm from The Netherlands and managed to stay for about five or six years now.. Dunno why, but I have to quit soon because the shrink is overcharging me right now...
Would that be Euro or U.S. currency?
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2010, 07:11:37 PM »
Would that be Euro or U.S. currency?

We don't have nickels over here so to carry 300 of them would be completely useless I think..

By the way... Is this your cat ?? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEZoFJILqZQ
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2010, 07:42:04 PM »
The fastest way o get sunshine or smited it to post a very opinionated thread.  Politics is always good.  Leave nothing to the imagination and be very single minded.  Your Karma count wil usually skyrocket.

However, this is considered 'poking the bear' as Kerry pointed out.  Your post count can be reset for mild discipline, or in extreme cases, you may recieve an obnoxious smite count overnight.  You will get smite and sunshone for what seems like no reason at all and get the opposite for what you think you should get.

It means nothing, but it hasn't stopped me from making a flow chart with my posts scientifically mapped along with who is online when to statistically determine who smote/blew sunshine at me.  NASA is helping me with a program.  It gets worse when my meds aren't refilled.


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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2010, 09:13:54 PM »
Would that be Euro or U.S. currency?

We don't have nickels over here so to carry 300 of them would be completely useless I think..

By the way... Is this your cat ?? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEZoFJILqZQ
....was this video suppose to funny?   :asshat
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2010, 09:58:29 PM »
Would that be Euro or U.S. currency?

We don't have nickels over here so to carry 300 of them would be completely useless I think..

By the way... Is this your cat ?? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEZoFJILqZQ
....was this video suppose to funny?

  It would have been if one of the dogs had snatched up that cat.

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I was wondering how this Karma thing works:
If you do good you get positive points, if you do bad you get negative points?

Gerrie, above is an example of how the karma meter works. My friends will think it was funny because they know my cat background, +1 karma. My not so friends will think it was crude because they know my cat background, -1 karma. The cat lovers will surely smite me as may some of the pit bull owners because we all know they are kind loving gentle animals and would never maul a 3 yr old child to death in the front yard much less a kitty. See, that just upped the negative smite count a lot. In the end someone always gets a pube caught in their zipper and complains loudly enough and it goes away for a few months but always comes back again reset to 0/0.
« Last Edit: December 21, 2010, 10:00:22 PM by Billy C »
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #11 on: December 22, 2010, 02:54:25 AM »
Would that be Euro or U.S. currency?

We don't have nickels over here so to carry 300 of them would be completely useless I think..

By the way... Is this your cat ?? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEZoFJILqZQ
....was this video suppose to funny?

  It would have been if one of the dogs had snatched up that cat.

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I was wondering how this Karma thing works:
If you do good you get positive points, if you do bad you get negative points?

Gerrie, above is an example of how the karma meter works. My friends will think it was funny because they know my cat background, +1 karma. My not so friends will think it was crude because they know my cat background, -1 karma. The cat lovers will surely smite me as may some of the pit bull owners because we all know they are kind loving gentle animals and would never maul a 3 yr old child to death in the front yard much less a kitty. See, that just upped the negative smite count a lot. In the end someone always gets a pube caught in their zipper and complains loudly enough and it goes away for a few months but always comes back again reset to 0/0.
Thanks Billyc :thumb
Very complicated though so I will not worry to much about the Karma thing then.
But who judges the scores? :???:
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2010, 03:02:30 AM »
The reason my karma is so good is because I pay The Dutchy a nickel for every ray of sunshine he blows me.  ;D
Jeff

That would be $15,- please...

Gerrie, that sounds like a Dutch name to me... Dutch ancestors ??

Oh.. Don't watch the Karma thing... It doesn't make any sense at all... You're either liked or not... I'm from The Netherlands and managed to stay for about five or six years now.. Dunno why, but I have to quit soon because the shrink is overcharging me right now...
Spot-on Duthchy, my ancestors are from The Netherlands, four or five generations back, therefore the Dutch surname.
Yeah right, those Americans seems like a crazy bunch, sympathy with you and the shrink)  fthrower
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2010, 10:30:05 AM »
Nice....

So do you speak the African/Dutch language or is it primarily English ??

I still have relatives living in Kaapstad (Cape town), and maybe one day I will visit them.. They were over in The Netherlands two years ago, and it was quite remarkable their language was such alike the "old Dutch" language from the 17th century.. Over the years the language evolved differently, but you still hear certain aspects of Dutch..

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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2010, 10:32:45 PM »
Welcome Gerrie and DO NOT sweat the karma thing.  I personally like to have some fun with it and see who I can "Motivate" once in a while to give me either some good or negative karma.   ;D

Some personal observations are that starting threads about "Dogs" will generally see your karma count rise for to the good. (I actually did that once and watched, just for fun)  :lol8:  On the other hand sometimes I will respond to something with a stronger emotion just to  :pot: and wait to see how many negative's I get, then I laugh to myself about it.  Some here don't like it, I think it is a great way to show your approval or disapproval without making a big hairy deal out of every single issue when you disagree with someone.  Just my .02.   :mellow:
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2010, 11:18:58 PM »
Karma is either a feel good tool or a whip to punish your foes with. What really matters around here, what really determines ones alpha status is not the # of bikes you own, how hot your wife is or even the size of your johnson rod. It's your post count! Post whores rule!!  Whoohoo!!!   ;D
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2010, 11:54:41 PM »
Welcome Gerrie and DO NOT sweat the karma thing.  I personally like to have some fun with it and see who I can "Motivate" once in a while to give me either some good or negative karma.   ;D


Looks like I need to help you out there then.... :wacko:
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #17 on: December 23, 2010, 02:20:45 AM »
  So do you speak the African/Dutch language or is it primarily English ??

Correct Dutchy,
I am actually "Afrikaans" speaking. It is a language developed by my forfathers and have a lot of Dutch, German, French etc. connotations. English is my second language, therefore all the spelling mistakes and tense errors.
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #18 on: December 23, 2010, 02:50:22 AM »
Welcome Gerrie and DO NOT sweat the karma thing.  I personally like to have some fun with it and see who I can "Motivate" once in a while to give me either some good or negative karma.   ;D

Some personal observations are that starting threads about "Dogs" will generally see your karma count rise for to the good. (I actually did that once and watched, just for fun)  :lol8:  On the other hand sometimes I will respond to something with a stronger emotion just to  :pot: and wait to see how many negative's I get, then I laugh to myself about it.  Some here don't like it, I think it is a great way to show your approval or disapproval without making a big hairy deal out of every single issue when you disagree with someone.  Just my .02.   :mellow:
Thanks V65infla, I think I am starting to see the light. :thumb
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #19 on: December 23, 2010, 11:30:20 AM »
Welcome Gerrie and DO NOT sweat the karma thing.  I personally like to have some fun with it and see who I can "Motivate" once in a while to give me either some good or negative karma.   ;D


Looks like I need to help you out there then.... :wacko:

I see my negative count has risen a bit in the past couple of days.  Not sure if it this post or the one in the main forum about the chopping up a V65 but either way I think it is funny as hell.   :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:

One my favorite things in life is to entertain myself by predicting what emotion I will get from someone by calculating something I will say in advance.  I had great fun with this when I was first going out with the wife and getting to know some of her friends for the first time.   ;)

I find it really hard to get upset about words on the net when I have had people try to stab me and run me over with cars.   ;D
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« Reply #20 on: December 23, 2010, 11:46:05 AM »
Jamie........stfu.  ;D
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #21 on: December 23, 2010, 02:03:37 PM »
Just remember when in doubt poke the bear or pick on a Sabre.  It allways makes me feel better. ^-^
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #22 on: December 23, 2010, 09:23:13 PM »
It's kind of like me going on and on and on about how ugly my sister might be. So then you come along and agree...."yeah...she's really ugly" . Well...then I have to smite you even though you agree with me, cause it's OK for ME to say that, but no one else can. Make sense?

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« Reply #25 on: December 24, 2010, 04:06:14 PM »
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #26 on: December 24, 2010, 04:46:00 PM »
One my favorite things in life is to entertain myself by predicting what emotion I will get from someone by calculating something I will say in advance.  I had great fun with this when I was first going out with the wife and getting to know some of her friends for the first time.  

Hmmm, sounds like my 1st wife. Ex-wife.
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #27 on: December 24, 2010, 10:26:23 PM »
The fastest way o get sunshine or smited it to post a very opinionated thread.  Politics is always good.  Leave nothing to the imagination and be very single minded.  Your Karma count wil usually skyrocket.

I concur...  :lol:
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Re: Rules of the forum?
« Reply #28 on: January 08, 2011, 10:45:29 PM »
Lol 2 smites today I posted a PS stating whomever gave me a smite can suck my left nut so I get another. I do not have dry balls.  :dunno:

Either they are jealous of me or they like the taste of my V-testicles.

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