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asked 27 Dec '12, 09:52

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edited 28 Dec '12, 07:18

Thank You Simon :-)

(27 Dec '12, 20:03) Starlight

@Simon Templeton - Good idea! It was getting confused!

(28 Dec '12, 05:58) Dollar Bill
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The question has been closed for the following reason "No longer relevant" by Barry Allen 20 Jun '13, 09:48

This may also cause problems because I remember when Jai excitedly posted something that she really believed in.

It sat for two or three days and even got a down vote so she deleted it.

We won't be able to delete flops that no one wants. Sixty minutes is short to see if a question is appreciated or rejected. It was some Wicki thing she posted, she may remember better than I do. My memory isn't so great even from day to day.


answered 27 Dec '12, 14:00

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Wade Casaldi


"I remember when Jai excitedly posted something that she really believed in" - Isn't this just a self-worth/self-esteem issue? Why does it matter what anyone else thinks if you really believe in something on-topic and post it? I post stuff I believe in all the time and, to be honest, I don't really care that much if anyone else likes it or not. Having a natural (virtual) "Big Mouth" helps a bit as well, of course :) If, at least, I'm true to myself then it can't be a "flop", can it? :)

(27 Dec '12, 14:32) Stingray

@Stingray If no one likes it, it is not helping anyone and is just wasting hard drive space on IQ. In other words you find out what you thought was so great is really worthless. No one cares, and no one finds any value from it. That rejection is disappointing so I see why she does that.

(27 Dec '12, 14:45) Wade Casaldi

@Wade Casaldi - So you're saying that you judge the worth of something that you believe in not by your own feelings about it, but by what a relatively small group of people on IQ think of it...and based upon whether that group can or cannot be bothered to vote for it? Yikes, that's a painful way to live :) As for hard drive space, I suspect that just one uploaded picture is probably worth a thousand text posts so I don't think writing a few paragraphs is going to hurt anyone :)

(27 Dec '12, 14:58) Stingray

@Stingray Good point, you are right, that is ignoring the God within. That should come first before everything outside! Otherwise we are giving our power and authority away, saying I am not a good as, my opinion is not as valid as etc...

Agreed, thanks Stingray. :-)

(27 Dec '12, 15:22) Wade Casaldi

@Wade Casaldi - Well said :)

(27 Dec '12, 15:28) Stingray

I'll go with the flow:)

(28 Dec '12, 04:30) clearheart

@Wade-for me this raises an important point, that down votes can be just as instructive as up votes ... when we are in a conflictual situation, our bodies let us know by "hurting" ... :)

(28 Dec '12, 05:59) blubird two

@Wade Casaldi At the current rate, our hard drive space will run out in about 50 years so it is not a problem

(28 Dec '12, 07:21) Simon Templeton ♦♦
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