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Originally posted by TrueAmerican
No, it is not my "popularity" here. I am not any more popular than you, or anyone else. I's tellin ya, there is no such thing. People here respond to stuff for all kinds of different reasons. And frankly, I was extremely suspicious about all those flags and stars for that thread, and particularly how fast they started to climb all of a sudden. And actually I have just uncovered through a little research some very suspicious activity on this site, and that is a subject I am about to take up with SO.
Originally posted by bourbon2nite
reply to post by LEL01
You cannot get or give stars in this forum.
Originally posted by Pinke
To be honest, I don't think stars and flags are a good indicator a lot of the time.
People used to be a lot nicer I think!
To be honest I wouldn't mind stars + flags etc being public or revealed to the user receiving it, and attached to usernames if we want them to be.
I think with stars + flags and popularity etc ... just don't let it change beyond improving your writing if it's a problem. Be yourself I reckon. It works.