It has been noted by more than one individual, and on more than one occasion, that the Thumbs can be easily manipulated or hacked on these forums.
Let me sum up my view on this issue as follows:
I don't worry about the Thumbs Up or the Thumbs down, but I rather enjoy seeing the total cumulative Thumbs number, the Thumbs Balance. As I write this, mine is standing on a little under 9000, of which only about 3500 are Thumbs Up.
I love it when you manipulate the Thumbs in either direction, this means that my words are having an effect on you. My words are either pleasing to you, or sending you into an undignified rage. Either way, my words are affecting you and making you think. This doesn't mean that you are having intelligent thoughts (as evidenced by the recent attempts to silence me on these forums), but you are at least thinking. My hope is that this will help to exercise your brains, and possibly encourage more intelligent responses in the future.
I look forward to your continued support of my Thumbs Balance, the higher it gets the more people I am reaching.
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