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Old 09-08-2006, 06:18 PM   #1
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Dear DC Community,

I just realized karma is an active part of the site and it is given by our peers. Please forgive my initial ignorance. A few of you have given me karma already. Thank you for the kind words.

I have just begun reading about karma, it seems some were, or may still be, opposed to the idea. Is this still a general concensus? Or have we all relaxed now and no longer feel "threatened" by it?

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Old 09-08-2006, 07:31 PM   #2
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Hiya, MarionW. karma just is. You get it or don't get it. Kind of a Zen thing, IMO. It's not a contest.
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Old 09-08-2006, 07:44 PM   #3
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I think when karma first started on here, it was presented in such a way that one would be rewarded by having a bigger avitar, etc. Not sure why it was presented like that, rather than just giving karma for a good thread or post. I think now, most people just give it or not simply because they enjoyed the thread or posts.
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Old 09-08-2006, 08:44 PM   #4
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I keep forgetting we can leave karma dont even know how to do it .Dont even know how to check if I have karma.If it was in my brain I would leave alot of karma.Sorry Guys! I need a nudge.
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Old 09-08-2006, 08:55 PM   #5
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I keep forgetting we can leave karma dont even know how to do it .Dont even know how to check if I have karma.If it was in my brain I would leave alot of karma.Sorry Guys! I need a nudge.
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Old 09-08-2006, 09:22 PM   #6
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What I don't get, is why leave a private karma message when what I would rather do is have everyone see my positive comments about a person and/or post?

I have received good karma (thank you, lovely people!) and have given it, but mainly, I publicly post my appreciation.

What am I missing here?

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Old 09-08-2006, 10:14 PM   #7
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Qsis,
it allows me to give someone a little private pat on the back, a well done, or just say hello, liked your post,glad you're with us.Just something between the two of us. Plus, it's kind of a fun thing to surprise someone with karma... I also like to try to say something on the post reply itself to let the person know I read their post and liked it. I sometimes don't reply, so a karma message let's them know I was there

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Old 09-08-2006, 10:16 PM   #8
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QSis,

I agree, public, positive comment of appreciation is very good. But, on the other hand, it was quite nice to discover some private remarks by individuals that appreciated a post or two. It's a boost.

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Old 09-08-2006, 10:52 PM   #9
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Whenever I need a pick-me-up or a smile, I read my karma posts. Never fails to put a smile on my face.
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Old 09-09-2006, 01:53 AM   #10
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Smile Hi ! :)

Whenever I need a pick-me-up or a smile, I read my karma posts. Never fails to put a smile on my face.


Thats because you are a Special Person Wasabi ! You are just a Sweetheart ! Hugs and Love James
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