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thenewgreen  ·  3148 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are the advantages and disadvantages of Hubski over reddit?

Ha. Power user, that's hilarious. It naturally takes a bit for people to understand the culture here and to realize that this is its own place. The idea that interactions in the community aren't tied to some sort of competition is foreign to most people.

But I agree with you and ButterflyEffect we are all just people having conversations.

humanodon  ·  3148 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I did see a guy equating followers to karma and another guy asking how to draw followers. That's a bit weird, but I guess we'll see how that plays out.

ButterflyEffect  ·  3148 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It also takes time and effort to make enough quality posts to gain followers, so hopefully the lack of instant gratification will deter the people that just want followers. If not, well, there's always the ignore button.

humanodon  ·  3148 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I suppose that's so. I guess I'm just hoping I won't have to resort to using the ignore and mute features with any regularity.

thenewgreen  ·  3148 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It will. We've gone through this several times now but it helps to steer people in the right direction.

Kafke  ·  3148 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm being completely blown away right now. I've probably interacted with the same few users tons of times already. It's crazy to see how often everyone pops up. I'm starting to learn names already; that's something I never have done on Reddit.

deiki  ·  3148 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Took the words right out of my mouth.