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RE: Who voted negative on my node ?

by royalanjr (Chaplain)
on Jun 05, 2000 at 17:54 UTC ( #16404=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Who voted negative on my node ?

A negative vote is not the end of the world. And I agree with the others that posts explaining what is wrong with the post that was voted down would simply be more clutter.
If you have a post with a negavite point or two, or even a few of those, that does not mean anything personal against you. Take it in context of what other posts you have done. Typically, if you have posted something materially incorrect, not factual, or not in best use, you will be gently corrected by one of the many folks here that know perl better than I know english *smile*
But I would lose no sleep over a post with a couple negative votes. The time to worry would be when most of your posts are dipping down there.
Roy Alan
"I quit; I concede. Tanj on your silly game!" -- Louis Wu

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RE: RE: Who voted negative on my node ?
by Corion (Pope) on Jun 05, 2000 at 20:21 UTC

    Well, that negative vote didn't make me lose sleep - only for the first five minutes I wouldn't have slept well :) That event just made me think a bit more critical about voting in general...

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[Discipulus]: if i had to go to psycho i need to ask why i always end with over complex datastructure: now i have an HoHoAoH in my object
[Discipulus]: i will need to handle by reference later on
[Eily]: kinda sounds like father Christmas is late
[hippo]: (asking because I'm sure you said before about learning English) Did you know there are 2 different words for smaller quantities in English? They are "less" and "fewer". Fewer applies to a number of discrete things like days.
Eily notes also
[hippo]: So if you don't drink as much milk and not as often you are said to drink less milk on fewer days. Confusing, eh?

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