Why do some members have a lot more ‘likes’ received than ‘likes’ given?

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Why do some members have a lot more ‘likes’ received than ‘likes’ given?

  1. They more often offer their help than ask for it.

    8 vote(s)
    26.7%
  2. Their posts are often so useful that deserve to be ‘liked’ so much.

    9 vote(s)
    30.0%
  3. They don’t normally ‘like’ a post just to be nice.

    14 vote(s)
    46.7%
  4. They can’t be bothered with ‘likes’, given or received.

    9 vote(s)
    30.0%
  5. It makes them feel important.

    8 vote(s)
    26.7%
  6. They are not very generous.

    9 vote(s)
    30.0%
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  1. Gianni

    Gianni Well-Known Member

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    DirtySteve Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Micky hates "likes"...don't give him any. lol!
     
  3. crossroadsnyc

    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Giving 'likes' is not a requirement of membership, nor should anyone feel shamed into 'liking' another person's posts. If it's a feature you enjoy / find useful, that's great, but that doesn't have to apply to everyone.
     
  4. DirtySteve

    DirtySteve Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    You're thinking too much into it, man. We didn't used to have a like button and most forums don't. At first I remember it being compared to facbook and some were against it. I don't see it as a big deal either way.
     
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  5. Vinsanitizer

    Vinsanitizer Forum Support Spec. Double Platinum Supporting Member VIP Member

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    I find it a good way to acknowledge other people's replies. Some other forums don't have a Like button which is a shame because if you just want someone to know that you dug their reply you actually have to create a reply even though it isn't always necessary unless that's just the kind of person you are where you prefer to reply than to just click a Like button. And stuff.

    See what I'm saying? (If so, you can simply click the Like button if you wish.)

    I hardly ever look at my Likes except when I want to revisit the list.
     
  6. Bflat5

    Bflat5 Well-Known Member

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    I get drunk and go on liking sprees. Especially Micky's posts! :D
     
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    Vinsanitizer Forum Support Spec. Double Platinum Supporting Member VIP Member

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    I liked your response.
     
  8. DirtySteve

    DirtySteve Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    What Vin said ^^. edit: not that one, the one before. :lol:
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    Vinsanitizer Forum Support Spec. Double Platinum Supporting Member VIP Member

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    The only thing that would be better is if we could Like our own replies. That would be cool. :yesway:

    :D
     
  12. DirtySteve

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    That would be cheating. :squint:
     
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    I couldn't agree more! ;)

     
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    Vinsanitizer Forum Support Spec. Double Platinum Supporting Member VIP Member

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    No, it would be fair and honest because there may also be posts you make that you don't like. It balances out in the end, see?
     
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    That little turdball Mott wrote a script that crawls thru my posts liking each one as it goes thru.

    In all reality I have only received 5-10 likes , a couple each year.
     
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    These are lies. You will receive our Likes and you will like them whether you like it or not.
     
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    Wow, I didn't realize that thread was so long ago. Time sure flies around here...seems like just last year. We've had the 'like' button a lot longer than I thought. :shock:
     
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  19. rmlevasseur

    rmlevasseur Well-Known Member

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    I give people likes because the like button is too damn close to the "next page" button on my iPad.
     
  20. Gianni

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    Well, I guess I should take what follows back then! ;)

     
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