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    suicide curiousity

    i was just wondering why the "Patching 1000 machines" thread was killed. any insight would help... i was getting good suggestions and they were all good posts.
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    AngryBob, it was probably the 5th post that made it go suicidal. I do not know if it was killed any other way.

    And yes, it was a totally valid thread getting good results.
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    looks to me like Truti was negged heavily.. and in spite of other folks getting greens
    his negs musta outweighed the +'s..
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    The Iceman Cometh
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    It looks like the following user was hit with so many negatives for his post, that the thread committed suicide...

    Originally posted here by Truti

    commed you can't use to anything:

    Damn every body shud run Linux... Then it just was the boot script there shud be changed.... It whoud take 2-3 min......

    Truti
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    Actually a few posts recently went suicidal for seemingly no reason. My comp professional post went down the drain, as did that other web development thread. I guess these things happen.
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    Originally posted here by khakisrule
    Actually a few posts recently went suicidal for seemingly no reason.
    As I mentioned in another thread, the thing about this that makes no sence is a few of the threads that went suicidal were older posts that have not been touched in a while, and seemed to have been bumped up, and negged to suicidal. This has to be the work of a few people. One person could not make 3 posts go suicidal in one day, unless they can push out double digit negs.
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    AntiOnline Senior Member souleman's Avatar
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    Maybe valid theads wouldn't go suicidal if people would actually think before they hit the "assign antipoints" link. If you look, and a stupid post is already extreamly negative, don't assign more negative points to it. Just leave it be. That way, the thread doesn't get killed, and people can still participate. I would be willing to bet that 99% of the people complaining about this have assigned negative points to a post that is already extreamly negative, and helped a valid thead go suicidal.
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    but only for your enemy\"
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    Actually, I went and found a different post by the same idiot for that exact reason and negged it...it needed it anyway.
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    It isn't paranoia when you KNOW they're out to get you...
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    There should be a way to monitor these " neggers " so they can be banned...


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