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Discussion in 'The Fire Hydrant' started by GoingNowhere, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. GoingNowhere

    GoingNowhere Active Member

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    Who actually does this? What makes you pick a particular number of stars?

    I see a lot of the threads have "ratings" next to them. I've never even considered rating a thread (let alone how to do so!), but apparently some of you on here do! What makes your decision when allocating stars? Not going to lie, they seem pretty arbitrary to me (i.e. the "5 star" threads aren't always more interesting than the "2 star" threads).
     
  2. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    I've accidentally clicked the rating and given a rating. I always just assume it's an accident.
     
  3. Oko

    Oko Silence, peasants.

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    I didn't know it existed, but I gave this topic 5 stars, lol.
     
  4. LauraLeigh

    LauraLeigh New Member

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    Must not be able to rank them on tapatalk, or I just don't know how.... Tapatalk is seriously cool but has drawbacks, can't see polls, signatures Etc.... But prior to it I rarely posted anymore, now it's far easier
     
  5. Paige

    Paige Let it be

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    No idea I just noticed you could yesterday. Never have done it and I have been Round a long time
     
  6. GoingNowhere

    GoingNowhere Active Member

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    haha I wonder if they're mostly accidents?!
     
  7. Dizzy

    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    I rated this thread one star. Mainly to see what would happen :D
     
  8. thehoundgirl

    thehoundgirl Active Member

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    I don't ever rate them.. I just see it there and a lot of threads here are rated. Lol.
     
  9. noludoru

    noludoru Bored Now.

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    I only rate if it's a funny drama thread. . . then I give it five stars. :D
     
  10. Whisper

    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    I really just don't understand the purpose of ratings. Is it supposed to be "Read this awesome thread, looks at its 5-star Reviews!"? Or "This thread has 1 star, it sucks, don't read it!"?
     
  11. Fran101

    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    I've done it a few times totally by accident lol I sometimes eat and surf chaz which leads to some weird left handed twitchy don't want food stuffs on my computer errors

    I think ratings are pointless. We all know what a 5 star thread looks like
    - 20+ pages
    - locked
    - Mod spankings
    :rofl1:
     
  12. Whisper

    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    You nailed it, but don't forget the LOLcats! ;)
     

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