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    I think the mods gave a thumbs down to your thumbs down.

    Personally, I like it.
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    @Trish I am not the last word here, this is just my opinion, by all means put in a suggestion and all the mods an admin will discuss it. If you want me to do that I will put your suggestion in the mod room for consideration
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trish View Post
    One bad apple spoils the bunch.

    My voice is being silenced in a sense because I don't want to be leave a comment that would most likely be viewed as mean and beyond the pale.

    I need more options to express myself!!!!!!! ARGH

    PS: Happy New Year to someone who I don't think is common at all.
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    I find your lack of faith...disturbing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Because not thanking it says the same thing, we dont need another irritant on the forum. Besides if we did implement a thumbs down you can bet your life there will be another 5 threads complaining about it

    No, disagree, there would be "thanks," neutral/don't care, "no thanks."

    There wil be complaint we do or don't.
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    There's always the smiley
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    No, disagree, there would be "thanks," neutral/don't care, "no thanks."

    There wil be complaint we do or don't.
    How about Agree|Meh|Disagree?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    How about Agree|Meh|Disagree?
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    @Trish I agree 100% I think this same thing all the time. I feel like a down thumb would be a good thing. I dont mind if people abuse it, and I know they would for sure. But it would be obvious to everyone here if there was someone doing that, and it would just make them look bad for doing it. I think you are right 100%. This forum needs a down thumb.
    Last edited by Just AnotherPerson; 01-02-2019 at 03:21 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    @Trish I am not the last word here, this is just my opinion, by all means put in a suggestion and all the mods an admin will discuss it. If you want me to do that I will put your suggestion in the mod room for consideration
    That is awesome. I think this is also a good thread for the whole forum to express their wishes as well. I think it would be different than the reputation button, as it would not be able to be used in that same malicious manner. But a down thumb is a good idea. I see that it looks like many others here agree.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Private Pickle View Post
    Hmmm... How is your voice being silenced if you don't want to leave a comment? Curious...
    It's more about self control. Once I start typing a response it's hard not to hit enter. So....I'm stifling my own voice for the purpose of not causing bad feelings and that option doesn't allow me to express my disagreement.

    Make sense? I have a weird way of thinking so don't feel bad if you still feel confused. hahahahaha
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