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How Hard is it to Hit The Thanks Button?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by James2, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    OK, I am not a thanks whore, but I have noticed that a lot of people are seriously ungrateful.

    If I get some useful information from a fellow member, or some free stuff, I always hit thanks. It doesn't cost a penny and takes about one second.

    If someone has gone to the trouble to help, or has spent money or time on helping others, I think it's simple good manners to show some appreciation for that. Manners cost nothing.

    Rant over.

    James :)
     
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  2. imperial444

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    I've hit you up with Thanks for this one
     
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  3. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    Likewise...Thanks!
     
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  4. dzinga1

    dzinga1 Newbie

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    appreciate the rant..you are right...thanks given ;)
     
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  5. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    Thanks!
     
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  6. favorshows

    favorshows Regular Member

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    It seems that some people mistake the importance of thanks and reputation.
    While it's true that people should "care" about the reputation they give away, since that's an indicator on how "trustworthy" is the information a curtain member is sharing, they should definitely be more grateful(loose) when people take the time and effort to write useful posts that are helpful in a way.
     
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  8. WhitePassion

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    Sound like a thankswhore to me to be honest. Just let it go, there are plenty of grateful people on the forum and THEY WILL do it.
    Forced thanks is not really a thanks, has no value. Don't worry about it, do your contributions or don't do them, just don't do it to up your little thanks count.
     
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  9. Ginks

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    Depends on if I'm actually thankful for the information they have provided. If it's of value to ME. I defiantly don't thank people for regurgitating bullshit or just hitting the same old thing from a different angle. If possible duplicate posts over the exact same things should be removed, flagged and negative rep given in my opinion.
     
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  10. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Its basic manners really. If you asked a stranger for directions to a bar you would thank them for helping you.

    Most people are thankful here but I have seen people ask questions and get long detailed answers and not bother their hole saying thanks. Nobodies thanks whoring but when it's obvious somebody spent 10 minutes trying to help you a bit of appreciation is a nice touch.
     
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  11. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I wonder the same thing about the rep button. I rep people every day for helping in posts that I'm not even part of.

    It doesn't cost anything to be nice.
     
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    I don't know about some people but there are many who appreciate valuable posts : )
     
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    XorBots Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Too much energy to move the mouse and left click it :))
     
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  14. oliver twist

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    You're right. People dont give a fuck about manners. I recently throw a thread with 160 CodeCanyon scripts and was thanked a few times, but not the amount of downloads that shit had: 346

    LOL
     
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  15. James2

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    It's nothing to do with being a thanks whore. Forum thanks wont pay my rent. It's about being annoyed at bad manners. I am not only talking for myself, I see it on most threads.

    If you got help in the real world, or a gift, would you say thanks? I'm guessing you would. Here should be no different.
     
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  16. AlexaR

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    WORD! :) it costs nothing and there's a lot of very useful information, everyone should be more appreciative :)
     
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    it's all down to basic manners some have - some have not...
     
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  18. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    I have never asked for "Thanks", but for some reason,
    I keep getting them . . . Hey!, wait a minute! . . .Maybe
    THAT is the SECRET! . . . If you DON'T ask for "Thanks",
    you will get more! . . . Weird, eh? . . . Oh well, I am off
    to make a WSO based on my newly discovered SECRET. :)

    Cheers! - "Wiz"
     
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  19. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Here's my review:

    I recently purchased Wiz's amazingly awesome HOT WSO about compiling HUGE amounts of THANKS! All I can say is this thing is like LIGHTNING - It will literally burn your house down it's so HOT. GET IT NOW!
     
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  20. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Thanks . . . You can do that review on the WF. :)