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Old 04-23-2018, 07:46 PM
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Default Odd observation

Over the past few days I've noticed that in 95% of the posts/replies I've read, they've been tagged "helpful".

I understand the whole concept, and used it myself, just never seen so many tagged.

Anyone else notice the same?

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Old 04-23-2018, 08:14 PM
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Over the past few days I've noticed that in 95% of the posts/replies I've read, they've been tagged "helpful".

I understand the whole concept, and used it myself, just never seen so many tagged.

Anyone else notice the same?
Yes I've noticed that too recently. For example on the thread I just read, just about every post has been 'helpful tagged'. http://metaldetectingforum.com/showthread.php?t=260193

Maybe it's the OP who's doing this, or maybe it's a newbie learning new things

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Old 04-23-2018, 08:37 PM
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Yes I've noticed that too recently. For example on the thread I just read, just about every post has been 'helpful tagged'. http://metaldetectingforum.com/showthread.php?t=260193

Maybe it's the OP who's doing this, or maybe it's a newbie learning new things
Glad it's not me imagining things

Probably someone new just being kind.

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Old 04-23-2018, 09:10 PM
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I am pretty sure the OP their own thread can not “Like” it.

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Old 04-23-2018, 10:12 PM
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I never look at that.

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Old 04-24-2018, 06:11 AM
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Originally Posted by SeabeeRon View post
I am pretty sure the OP their own thread can not “Like” it.
Yes that's right, I meant that the OP is liking all the replies to their thread.

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Old 04-24-2018, 10:03 AM
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You pay attention to subtle changes in the norm!! Wow G.....thats a very handy trait to have...Odd observations that is...characteristic of a restless explorational spirit with an inquisitive mind...

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Old 04-24-2018, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by sandgroper View post
Yes that's right, I meant that the OP is liking all the replies to their thread.
Ah, got ya!

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Old 04-24-2018, 01:09 PM
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I believe it's seen as the FB "Like" button to newer folks. I noticed this a while back as well.

I have to admit, there are an awful lot of helpful posts on this here forum!

It's especially neat that all of the posts in this thread are the same...

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Old 04-24-2018, 11:01 PM
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I am usually pretty selective on which posts I rate (although on one of my threads I did rate most of the replies "helpful"). As mentioned earlier, I do believe the option is often used as a "Like" button.

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To tell the truth, I never even noticed that 'helpful' thing at the bottom of posts. So I guess your post is 'helpful' to me!
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