Noticed the + and - symbols for rating answers on questions has been replaced with the thumbs up and thumbs down icons.
Better, worse, or who cares?
DYK? In the gladiator arena of Rome, the thumbs up was the kill signal and the thumbs down was 'let him live', as in put your weapon down. Hollywood got it backwards and it's been with us ever since.
DYK? the thumbs up sign in Iraq is the same as the middle finger in the US? When I saw the picture in Time magazine of all the little kids giving the thumbs up sign with mischievous smirks, I knew the photographer had no idea.
I think most people will know that HP is in N America therefore will have their 'society norms' practiced and hopefully, take no offence other than to think we're strange? but who isn't
by shynsly7 years ago
Why do people vote down answers to questions with no "right" answer?I can understand if the answer is something outlandish, combative, or controversial... but a question was asked "What time do you...
by Faith Reaper2 years ago
What happen to the thumbs up vote and awesome, beautiful, interesting, etc.?I am not seeing the vote up or other votes on any hubs? Is there a glitch or is it just my computer? Thank you for answering.
by Poppy3 years ago
How do some HB users with very few hubs get so many followers?I have 14 followers and have written 19 hubs. Some users I see with less than 10 hubs, yet lots of followers (sometimes even over 100). How...
by Satori9 years ago
Often, we'll be reading Hubs to find a specific answer or solution to something in our lives. And often, we'll get to the end and be "too busy" to rate it. This is understandable; I do it...
by Daisy Mariposa6 years ago
Why do some people use the HubPages Q&A section for doing research?Why do some people prefer to ask questions in Q&A that can easily be answered by doing research on Google?
by Dorsi Diaz9 years ago
I was just wondering, if you read a well written hub but it was something controversial that had a different opinion than you had, would you rate it thumbs down because of that or would you rate it on the hub itself (...
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