My first star

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by GatorRade, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. GatorRade
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    Through, I assume, some glitch in the system, it appears that I have received my first rep star. Since I took five times as long as everyone else to get one, it must be a pretty good one, so I want to thank all of you who committed your rep to me. The three of you must have worked very hard.

    As a starman (is that what we call ourselves?), I just want to say that I expect to given the same respect as all the other starpeople. Let me just provide some examples of communications with starpeople, so we are all familiar with the standards of courtesy demanded by the star:

    Ok, well, to be fair, that post was directed at a conservative, so let me get one directed to a liberal starperson:

    Yeah alright, let's try this one:

    Um, jeez...ok, give me a minute here. Let's just try some short posts to get away from the rhetoric:

    Hmm, well...uh....you know what, on second thought, let's just forget about the star and treat me like any normal poster on here. :)
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    I got my first one as well. So I second this...

    That said Ignorance is bliss would be one of my lines yetI don't think I have or would direct it at you though we disagree on some things. :)
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    You got the same bank error in your favor, eh? :)

    And no, none of the posts were directed at me, Q. Actually, some of the better material I found came from some good posters. Taking us out of context here, I could probably make us all sound crazy.
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    Just in time for it to go away :laugh:
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    Meh, Rade, your accomplishment pales next to the extraordinary increase recently bestowed upon Plank. He must have hit a Rep Powerball or something. Overnight he gained 18 or 19. Or maybe it's like the Chinese system of Guanxi - it's all in who you know.
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    We're dropping the rep function? Oh star, I hardly knew ye. :)
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    Like the hero of your avatar, Lacuna, I am bound to look up at the massive hill of stars before me. :)
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    I think they retain the functionality, but we're losing all rep.
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    It is proclaimed: Henceforth, all shall remember my glorious day or two of having two stars.

    :laugh:
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    It will be totally different.
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    Ah, so this great inflation is the last hurrah, the super nova of Rep. I looked over the many Rep threads on the Pub and now understand what's going down. S'long, Rep.
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    yep it has done its time
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    :laugh: A lot of us "reppers" went through and repped like crazy people over the weekend. I think I'm one of the ones that popped one of Ben's stars ;)

    As for the rep threads they got crazier than normal because rep was going away, but I know a lot of my rep before the insanity was based on my posting, whether it was a topic post or a picture or something like that. It wasn't just random.

    But yes, we're all starting at square one as far as the rep goes when we change over.
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    As someone who barely receives rep(Is this an indictment on the quality of my posts? Oh well.) - I welcome the change to the new forums. While I was looking forward to finally get one of those all too elusive(for me, at least) stars, this is a pretty outdated board and I'm excited to see what the new format looks like!

    That being said I welcome any and all charity reps before the big change!
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    I don't have enough to be a super big time repper, but enjoy those new bars. :laugh:
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    It probably just means you don't spend much time in Rep-happy forums, like the Pub.
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    haha, thanks anyway Ben. I appreciate the effort.

    (Even if it is a measly six reps!)(I kid, I'll hit you back with as many as I can) :laugh:
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    Probably so. Is that where all of this rep-action is, then? I didn't realize. The vast majority of my posts are in here.
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    Yep...I have no clue how I got all of those stars, but I'll take them. I think it is a glitch or something. It is either that or not all reps are equal. I got repped like 10 times and gained all those stars.:geek:
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    Popped you a star! :yes:
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