No doubt this post will drop into downvoted oblivion.

If posts on certain topics are getting downvoted repeatedly, maybe it may make sense to pay attention to that feedback that the community is either not interested in the subjects in question or strongly objects to the presentation of the posts in question.

[anonymous]5y5

No doubt this post will drop into downvoted oblivion.

This is a rhethorical move IMHO. It's like when you say "I know it is a stupid question, but " then everybody expects something really bad, and in comparison finds your question not so stupid at all. Lowering expectations.

Open thread, Apr. 01 - Apr. 05, 2015

by MrMind 1 min read31st Mar 2015180 comments

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If it's worth saying, but not worth its own post (even in Discussion), then it goes here.


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