Earning Points for comments is Boring...

Earning Points for comments is Boring- Please stop

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Sadie

South Gate, CA

#1 Feb 2, 2012
It's silly and boring. The big blue dota are annoying. Please stop.

“It's all good!”

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Since: Sep 09

Or it doesn't matter.

#4 Mar 28, 2012
What's a dota? Sadie, it's not that intrusive really (the big blue "dota" I mean). Not many forums even have the game and the ones where participants are engaged have tried to be respectful to others that could not care less.

It's your right not to like, but you are a visitor in Topix's home... their rules. Although, if the game really disturbs you, send feedback. Might not get you any satisfaction, but at least you expressed your personal displeasure.

“Dragon my tail.”

Since: Jun 09

Wherever

#6 Mar 29, 2012
It's a game you can choose to play or not. Some enjoy it, some think it's lame, but no one is forced to play. If you opt out of playing, do you still see the dots?

“I'm not listening.”

Level 9

Since: Feb 10

Germantown, NY

#7 Mar 29, 2012
I just need this last twenty.

“Illegitimi non carborundum”

Since: Apr 10

...

#8 Mar 29, 2012
I would rather post for points than have to get 8 "I"s in a row trying to spell Topix or look at 100 threads. At first I had fun with it but then it grew old somewhat quickly. I use it to sometimes pass time.

-Kevin-
Level 10

Since: Nov 09

Smirk .. ;-)

#9 Mar 29, 2012
And how does Time feel about that?

Level 9

Since: Jun 10

Santa Rosa

#10 Mar 29, 2012
Good morning.

“Illegitimi non carborundum”

Since: Apr 10

...

#11 Mar 29, 2012
-Kevin- wrote:
And how does Time feel about that?
It keeps on ticking ticking ticking into the future...

To Educate One Hundred

“...Strike one”

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#12 Mar 30, 2012
Good thread.

“Get off my lawn”

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Since: Jul 10

Bremen, GA

#13 Mar 30, 2012
DazzleDat wrote:
I would rather post for points than have to get 8 "I"s in a row trying to spell Topix or look at 100 threads. At first I had fun with it but then it grew old somewhat quickly. I use it to sometimes pass time.
Yeah, those multiple letters in a row gets old fast. I've gone to the second page for stars -- it seems they're not duplicated as much.

I've never felt the need to GETALLTHEPOINTS!!!! I just do my 100 posting points, spell TOPIX, give/get props, and get the 16 in the upper left. Not gonna visit 100 threads for 100 stupid points.

It's a game, play it or not. But don't begrudge those who play it.

Level 9

Since: Jun 10

Santa Rosa

#14 Mar 31, 2012
Well said Wobbler.

Good morning everyone.

:)

“Get off my lawn”

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Since: Jul 10

Bremen, GA

#15 Mar 31, 2012
Hell, tonight all I've gotten are freakin' "O"s, one after the other... no easy 50 pts for me, I guess.

Suppose I'll just go post for points. May you all get the dota you want.

To Educate One Hundred

“...Strike one”

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#17 Apr 2, 2012
I went for one letter per random back page (e.g., jumping straight to page 9 / 21 / 30 etc) and got all the lletters first time. Not sure if it's always like that, but could worth a try.

Level 9

Since: Jun 10

Santa Rosa

#18 Apr 2, 2012
That was really good luck. Hey Ted, Wobbler. :)

“Get off my lawn”

Level 1

Since: Jul 10

Bremen, GA

#19 Apr 2, 2012
I wonder if, when you advance levels, they have a macro that makes you go back a certain number of pages before you can get all your letters... haven't done it today, but yesterday I had to go back 3 pages...

Hmmmm....

Evenin', your highness.

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#20 Apr 2, 2012
20.

Since: Jan 12

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#21 Apr 2, 2012
20 more.
:-D

To Educate One Hundred

“...Strike one”

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#24 Apr 3, 2012
The air is getting thinner...!

“Get off my lawn”

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Since: Jul 10

Bremen, GA

#25 Apr 3, 2012
Knight Sock wrote:
Wobbler,you need to borrow my hankie?
That filthy, crusty thing you've had in your pocket since your prom, where you had to use it for... "other purposes" ... some 40 years ago?

No thanks...
Sadie

Los Angeles, CA

#26 Apr 4, 2012
Hey, two rather ordinary posts are missing from this thread. One where someone really got on me for saying the blue dots were boring, and one of mine just saying "Oh, well, I'm outnumbered" or something like that.

Why would Topix delete two such harmless posts???

Good grief.

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