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in reply to RE: RE: What's with all of the unnecessary downvoting?
in thread What's with all of the unnecessary downvoting?

We have hundreds of active monks. I think you are currently the number one fastest moving monk. So 0.5% of the community took notice and decided that they didn't like you, you post too much, you are getting XP too fast, they are jealous, you somehow pissed them off, or whatever.

In a community of this size, if you don't manage to piss off a couple of people, then you aren't very visible. If you actually know a few people that you've pissed off, then you might be psychic or a jerk. (: So just expect to piss off a few people who don't make their feelings public. You wouldn't even know about them if it weren't for the negative votes.

Ignore the negative votes. You and we will be happier.

Update: It just occurred to me... maybe they are tired of never getting a chance to be the first to repond to a node. :)

        - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")