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Where do people get off voting a response to an answer down!

  1. WorkAtHomeMums profile image83
    WorkAtHomeMumsposted 4 years ago via iphone

    If its wrong then they should comment in reply otherwise the person will never learn. If its rude ok that's a good reason.
    Some people must have nothing better to do with their lives.

    1. recommend1 profile image73
      recommend1posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I understood that voting an answer down just means that I disagree - no?

      1. WorkAtHomeMums profile image83
        WorkAtHomeMumsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

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        1. recommend1 profile image73
          recommend1posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Well - sometimes someone is giving an opinion that is just wrong - I give a thumbs down or vote down stuff that is racist, glorifies war, talks fundmaental tripe, etc etc.  Why would I want to discuss these issues with someone who thinks they are ok ?

          1. WorkAtHomeMums profile image83
            WorkAtHomeMumsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            I agree with that

    2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

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      1. WorkAtHomeMums profile image83
        WorkAtHomeMumsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I really don't care but when you take the time to help someone out and that's the response you wonder why you bother.

        1. relache profile image87
          relacheposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Obviously you do care, or you wouldn't have bothered creating this thread.

          1. WorkAtHomeMums profile image83
            WorkAtHomeMumsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            I'm saying in the big picture I don't care but when you make an effort and it gets thrown back at you that stinks.

            1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
              Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              I did delete this before you answered because I thought it was a bit severe.

              I tend to vote down answers that are wrong too. But I don't let it bother me when my answers are voted down.

              1. relache profile image87
                relacheposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                This.

    3. nightwork4 profile image59
      nightwork4posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      i vote down answers that i either disagree with or that i think are ignorant and i honestly don't care who likes it or not. i'm not here to be mr. niceguy, i'm here to say what i have to say and to question or disagree with what i think is wrong.vote me up or down is up to you, i seriously couldn't care less.

  2. relache profile image87
    relacheposted 4 years ago

    A lot of people give answers that actually don't answer the question (including answering "I don't know").  I vote down things that are unproductive, wrong/inaccurate (even partially) or missing the point without hesitation.

  3. rebekahELLE profile image90
    rebekahELLEposted 4 years ago

    Out of curiosity, I looked at your hubtivity and saw an answer you posted to a question about clicking ads.
    Yours was voted down because the answer was incorrect.   In this case, the vote down button was used properly.

    1. WorkAtHomeMums profile image83
      WorkAtHomeMumsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That's fine if it's wrong. Totally ok with that but maybe the person voting down could comment that it's wrong so I learn. Don't you think that's a worthwhile addition. Otherwise I'll never know

  4. Cardisa profile image90
    Cardisaposted 4 years ago

    I asked a question about spiritual experiences, there is no right or wrong answer there and I see people's answers being voted down. If the question calls for a right or wrong answer then I do understand the vote up or down, but some people vote down answers for no apparent reason like the answers to my question.

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    Arlene V. Pomaposted 4 years ago

    Whatever.  I've been voted down--never to be seen again because people could not stand my answer.  Oh, well.  What else is new???  I seldom look at questions now because if the same person keeps asking different questions, then I figure they are bucking for an accolade.  Some questions are valid.  Some aren't.  When you ask a question that can be easily looked up on the Internet, or it is something you already know, I'm not interested.  Ask me something that drives me crazy so that I will be motivated to find the answer.

    1. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      OK you goaded me into it.

      What came first, the chicken or the egg?

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        Arlene V. Pomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Auuuuuuuuuugh!

      2. timorous profile image92
        timorousposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        It was 2 chickens..then the egg. Don't ask me where the 2 chickens came from...neutral

        1. MelissaBarrett profile image59
          MelissaBarrettposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Just to be anal... It only requires one chicken to produce an egg.  It requires two to produce another chicken.

      3. Green Bard profile image90
        Green Bardposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        If the theory of Evolution is correct then the answer would be the egg laid by whatever species of bird before that produced the new form that became the  first chicken.

  6. Lisa HW profile image83
    Lisa HWposted 4 years ago

    The way I see it, anything (like an egg) that can't cross the proverbial road under its own steam had to have been the least advanced of the two.  We all know that the chicken has many times, and for many reasons, proven its ability not only to cross the road, but to become the subject of great discussion and debate.  Obviously, the chicken is the more advanced among the two.   smile

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