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Have always wondered this.

Sometimes you have to be good to yourself, when nobody else will.

But is it frowned upon? shake

or downright against the rules?

Discuss!
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Discusseded: Is thumbing yourself cool?
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It's not against the rules, but it is considered bad form. People may comment on it if you thumb your own posts.
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I think it reflects poorly on a poster (and a game designer perhaps moreso) if they thumb their own posts.
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swheelock wrote:
I think it reflects poorly on a poster (and a game designer perhaps moreso) if they thumb their own posts.


+1 thumbsup
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I'll add to your own, Scott.
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A lot of people do it. A lot of them don't.

When people do it, they usually value thumbs much more than people who don't. Hence, I usually find it a bit hypocritical for people to complain about this, as those complaining more often than not have done so (the auto-thumb) themselves.

I've never thumbed one of my posts, but I couldn't care less if others do. Thumbs just aren't that big of a deal, I suppose.
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I normally don't do it, but it happens from time to time I think that I will hit the thumb up button.
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consciously giving yourself a thumbsup

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Give yourself a thumbs up is as bad form as look at yourself in the mirror before the party, wink and then say "Man let´s gonna rock the chicks!" kiss
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Thumbing your own posts is sort of, well, tacky.
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Escape Pod Games wrote:

Sometimes you have to be good to yourself, when nobody else will.


If you do it too often, you'll go blind.
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I sometimes wanted to thumb a thread or geeklist that I have created after some users posted stuff that were really good but I haven't yet
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