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What do YOU call +1's and -1's?

+1's and -1's, respectively
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Karma and smites, respectively
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Darwins and -1's, respectively
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What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« on: March 15, 2014, 10:22:06 AM »
So, what do you call them?
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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2014, 10:33:05 AM »
I'm not sure I really call them anything when I'm just reading them in my head. If I was actually referring to them, it would probably vary. I'd probably say "smite" over "-1" (negative or minus), but would probably say either "Darwin" or "plus one" interchangeably.

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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2014, 10:43:46 AM »
I call them "plus ones" and "minus ones". I voted for the top choice on the list, even though, as Jynnan Tonnix brought to my attention, people who say "positive ones" and "negative ones" could also vote for the top choice on the list.
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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2014, 11:01:22 AM »
Usually I call the pluses "Darwins" (occasionally "karma") and the negatives "smites".
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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2014, 11:03:20 AM »
Although I will admit, every time I see a new +1 by my name, I do sing, "I got a Darwin, I got a Darwin" gleefully in my head.

Pathetic, just how happy it makes me. ;D

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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2014, 07:19:03 PM »
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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2014, 08:20:34 PM »
Awwww...thanks so much for those Darwins :) Yes, I am grinning like an idiot over them! No more, though! I much prefer getting them for things I said which might have actually been particularly apt or thoughtful. Rare as that might be. I really want to be NoGodsForMe , Kcrady or such like when I grow up.

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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2014, 08:24:50 PM »
I call them Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Asshat.

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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2014, 10:39:54 PM »
Awwww...thanks so much for those Darwins :) Yes, I am grinning like an idiot over them! No more, though! I much prefer getting them for things I said which might have actually been particularly apt or thoughtful. Rare as that might be. I really want to be NoGodsForMe , Kcrady or such like when I grow up.

I am not fishing for Darwins but I admit to being pleased by positives and generally annoyed by negatives, especially if they seem facetious and are for an old post.
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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2014, 12:23:03 AM »
The software calls them applaud/smite, but I always call them +1/-1.
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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2014, 01:34:17 AM »
I call them "positive and negative karma," but when using +1 or -1 as a verb I would "give someone a {plus | minus}-one.
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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2014, 09:23:28 PM »
The software calls them applaud/smite, but I always call them +1/-1.

And what does the software call Mr. Blackwell?
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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2014, 09:48:22 PM »
The software calls them applaud/smite, but I always call them +1/-1.

And what does the software call Mr. Blackwell?

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Re: What do YOU call +1's and -1's?
« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2014, 12:46:30 AM »
And what does the software call Mr. Blackwell?
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