Signs that the geeklist you just posted is a dud
khader abdel-Hafez
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Having achieved moderate success with my geeklist Guide To Getting Thumbs Without Doing A Lot Of Work I was frustrated that my next two geeklists were absolute duds. I floated them and waited and waited and nothing happened. I didn't even get any sympathy thumbs.

Initially I was filled with feelings of guilt, remorse and self-doubt. Later when I reflected back on this painful and humbling experience I realized that I learned something too.

So without much further ado, here are some of the signs that the geeklist you just posted is a dud.

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1. Board Game: Munchkin Thumb Drive [Average Rating:5.61 Unranked] [Average Rating:5.61 Unranked]
khader abdel-Hafez
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The only thumbs that the list is getting are from the one cynical comment that you got.
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2. Board Game: Busen Memo [Average Rating:4.78 Overall Rank:16114]
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It's been an hour since the list was submitted and no one has posted busen memo yet.
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khader abdel-Hafez
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No stormseeker75.

Not a single geek name that you recognize has posted an item or comment on the list.
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Laszlo Molnar
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Budapest
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People add links to other, more complete geeklists that have done the same.
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5. Board Game: Puzzling Pastimes: "Bothered Butcher" [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Ben Lott
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Mason
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Being a Lions fan is a gift...
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Even you don't bother subscribing to it.
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6. Board Game: The Game of Deer Stalking [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Kyle
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DV: Anakin Skywalker was weak. I destroyed him.                 AT: Then I will avenge his death.             DV: Revenge is not the Jedi way.         AT: I am no Jedi.
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The people who are stalking subscribed to you don't bother to reply or even thumb it.
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7. Board Game: Circular Chess [Average Rating:5.83 Unranked]
khader abdel-Hafez
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The only contributions people make to your "signs your geeklist is a dud" geeklist are items telling you how your "signs your geeklist is a dud" geeklist is a dud.
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8. Board Game: The Games We Played [Average Rating:6.50 Unranked]
Ronster Zero
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the geeklist right after yours has more thumbs and is titled "Games we played this weekend"
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Tony Ackroyd
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Your geeklist was statistically classified as being in "obscurity"
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10. Board Game: No Thanks! [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:399]
David F
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Emeryville
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Luck in games, in measured doses, is the catalyst which enables shocking game-changers that you'll remember and talk about forever.
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Nobody adds comments or items to your geeklist even though you offered to splash-thumb them.
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11. Board Game: Gold Digger [Average Rating:5.73 Overall Rank:7315]
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No one bothers to thumb any of the items even though you promise prizes and gold.
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12. Board Game: A Bold Stroke: The Soviet Liberation of Kiev, 1943 [Average Rating:6.36 Unranked]
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When you look at "My Geeklists" the unbolded number of thumbs appears so pathetic and anemic. cry
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13. Board Game: Inversé [Average Rating:5.86 Overall Rank:11695]
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Someone starts the opposite of your geeklist, and it quickly hits the Hot list.
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14. Board Game: Eat Poop You Cat [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:740]
Preston Thomas
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Scottsdale
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A geeklist about cats sitting in boxes gets more thumbs.
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15. Board Game: Build a Better Burger [Average Rating:6.06 Unranked]
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Or when some one take you idea and gets more attention.
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16. Board Game: Temptation [Average Rating:3.67 Unranked]
A Paula G
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You cannot resist the temptation to mention your dud geeklist in someone else's successful geeklist, in hopes of raising its visibility.

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17. Board Game: Bladder [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:8453]
Matthew Emch
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Charleston
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"Drink, wicked child? Drink is urine from the last leper in hell!"

A random video posting gets more thumbs.


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18. Board Game: Block Mania [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:3843]
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The only people who post at all in your Geeklist are on your BLOCK list.
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