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I've been on OCN for a long time now. Joined way back in 2008 when I put my sig rig together. Helped a few people and got two rep points. Since then I stuck to commenting in the news section. I felt I lacked the experience to help people. Every time I'd think of helping someone on the forum, someone would come along with way more information and experience.

Finally 200 posts later,February this year, I decided I was being stupid. I started combing the forums, looking for threads where I could apply what I've read. And threads where my dated experience with my sig rig would come in handy.

And less than two months later I have a shiny blue flame below my name and it feels awesome.

I love OCN for teaching me so much and for being the friendliest place on the internet.

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Dude, for going 5 years and trying that hard to help people, you get a rep+ from me no question.

Just remember that you have to help about 10 or 15 people before someone remembers to hit the rep+ button, it is not like you didn’t help those people, they just don’t know what the button is for or forget to use it. You still helped them though.
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Originally Posted by justanoldman View Post

Dude, for going 5 years and trying that hard to help people, you get a rep+ from me no question.

Just remember that you have to help about 10 or 15 people before someone remembers to hit the rep+ button, it is not like you didn’t help those people, they just don’t know what the button is for or forget to use it. You still helped them though.

People not repping after they are helped never bothered me. The only reason I refrained was because I lacked experience.
What did bother me was people ignoring advice they were given, making the person have to repeat themselves later. I've seen it happen a lot on the forums. If someone mentions three points in a reply, one is ignored, which inevitably has to be repeated later.
Also if someone has made an effort to help, they should be appreciated, whether its helped or not. (maybe not through rep but at least in word).
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Congrats.

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D:

I have one too xD

how can they be earned ??
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D:

I have one too xD

how can they be earned ??

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