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thomasbaart  ·  3605 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Update: Expansion of ignoring

    feature requests are good signs! once you've crossed the threshold to feature requests from bug reports you know you're doing well! :D

As an aspiring developer, I'll certainly keep this in mind!

thomasbaart  ·  3605 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I Won't Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here's Why.

I share your opinion, but I do believe that human resources just doesn't have the time and effort to show everyone the correct way. And to be honest, if you don't know when to use ' instead of ", and your boss is a jerk for 'punishing' you for not knowing... Then you really wouldn't want to work there anyway.

thomasbaart  ·  3605 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Experiment: Help me graph my Hubski tree

http://hubski.com/community - Most popular post today:

thomasbaart  ·  3605 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Experiment: Help me graph my Hubski tree

I'm sorry if I come across as if I'm on a high horse, but people, do you really think this adds to anything at all? If anything, this evokes negative emotions. I'd suggest the tried and true approach: if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.

thomasbaart  ·  3605 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Newbie here - have some suggestions/questions if anyone can help

I still leave comments on things that are a week old or whatnot — if I have something of value to say, I suppose it won't matter how old the post is. If someone would happen to stumble upon a post, my comment would still be there. You never know, right?

thomasbaart  ·  3605 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why you should love nitrous

I've seen a thread on reddit, featuring an image of a half-naked girl covered in nitrous bulbs — completely wasted. From reading the comments, it seems nitrous is/was really popular with high school kids. The way the kid in the picture looked, though, I wouldn't recommend that.

I doubt it'd be fun to do without friends. And to be honest, I've got other means of finding enjoyment with friends, but to each their own, I suppose.

I fully agree. Meta posts certainly can be useful, but I can't be bothered about the things that happen on reddit. Unless there's some lesson to be learned from a particular case, I really don't want to read about the issues on another community.

thomasbaart  ·  3605 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Reddit Meta War between AdviceAnimals and Circlejerk

Can't we all just get along?

thomasbaart  ·  3607 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Girl's house destroyed after hundreds crash "YOLO" birthday party

There was a similar event last year in the Netherlands, called Project X Haren (Google Translate link).

A girl left an invitation open on Facebook. 250.000 people invited each other, and 30.000 people said they'd come. Eventually the visitors, mostly soccer hooligans, destroyed everything in the small town's center, and special forces had to control the visitors. If you'd look at the imagery on the news and on the web — it looked awful, almost, but not quite like a war.

I seriously can't comprehend people like that.

thomasbaart  ·  3607 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What happens after clicking a tag is jarring and non-intuitive.

What use would you get out of tags that way, save for statistical information?

I was under the impression that tags are another way to get to content, akin to subscribing to people.

thomasbaart  ·  3607 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I graduated with a Bachelor's degree today.

Like the others, congratulations! I'm still working on my Bachelor's, a couple years to go still – nearly halfway. I truly hope I won't regret my choice of study, which is Computer Sciences... Ah well. I won't know until I'm done :-)

I hope you'll get good use out of your degree!

thomasbaart  ·  3607 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski keeps dropping people I'm following

I'd submit this issue by mailing it to support at hubski.com. The chances of the developers seeing it will increase that way.