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OT: Does a "Dislike" rating count as a negative?

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by GratefulGator, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. GratefulGator

    GratefulGator GC Legend

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    If you give a "dislike" rating to someone does it count as a "negative rating?"
     
  2. HallGator

    HallGator Senile Mod Moderator VIP Member

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    Not sure. To be honest I've never tried to break the ratings down. @GatorGrowl may know.
     
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  3. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops VIP Member GC Columnist

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    What is a “negative rating”?

    Whatever it is, doesn’t sound good. And I sure hope “informative” doesn’t qualify, lest @gatorbogey will have obliterated me!
     
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  4. jmac83

    jmac83 GC Legend

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    Always baffled me why some posters get their nose out of joint over a “Dislike” rating. Or a feeling of satisfaction over positive ratings, for that matter. It’s all just opinions on here, for chrissake, most of them (my own included) marginally informed at best.
     
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  5. BLING

    BLING GC Hall of Fame

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    Let's find out. ;)
     
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  6. jmac83

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    Sniffle, I thought we were supposed to all feel safe and validated on this site!
     
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  7. swampgas44

    swampgas44 Junior

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    We need a Hug emoji. :D
     
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  8. I think, with no actual knowledge whatsoever, that the red on the right hand side of the (mostly) green bar under our posting data reflects negative ratings which, I speculate, are dislikes. I do not think disagrees are negative? Presumably enough red would make a person “dislikable” which, again presumably, would have dire consequences of some nature. However, no red at all, such as AKA, makes a person a Gator Saint.
     
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  9. tampajack1

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    I like Cheese.
     
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  10. HallGator

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    Great example of how to pontificate on the most trivial of matters. :)
     
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  11. Matherly87

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    Do I need to get a lawyer???
     
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  12. INGATORSWETRUST

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    I put people on ignore feature that act that way, so I don’t see their comments.
     
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  13. g8wayg8r

    g8wayg8r Senior

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    Oh man! There's a Black Mirror episode on Netflix that's about ratings. No negatives please.
     
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  14. Gator72211

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  15. tampajack1

    tampajack1 Premium Member

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    Kudos to gatordavisl for rating my “I like Cheese” post as informative. That is hilarious.
     
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  16. jmac83

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    That was an extremely cool (and unsettling) episode. Not as unsettling as the pilot episode with the pig sex, but ...
     
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  17. GatorLurker

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    I don't think that I have ever given a "dislike". OK, maybe I have given one. I don't remember exactly if I did that one time or not. And if I did give one and you got it then you are very special.
     
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  18. tilly

    tilly Superhero Mod. Fast witted. Bulletproof posts. Moderator VIP Member

    Negative ratings are a badge of honor. Wear them with pride my friends.
     
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  19. GratefulGator

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    What's worse, a "dislike" or a "disagree?" Or are they essentially the same?
    Which emojis count as a negative?
     
  20. Fezziwigator

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    I assume "Aw, c'mon man" is worse than "Dislike" but don't know for sure. I do wish the mods would create a "Worst Post Ever" I think I would find that handy.
     
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