Honestly thanks to it being gone. Either you can man up and speak out on how you truly feel about what you disagree with. That or you can just ignore how stupid someone sounds. If anything ignoring their stupidity is better than giving it any kind of acknowledgment. By downvoting your acknowledging their stupidity. Which kind of gives in to pointing it out. Meaning you give their idiocy some kind of existence and proving you cared enough to do something about it. So by not having any downvotes you can't give them anything. Plus why even start an argument you already feel like it's pointless? That's kind of retarded in away. Since you can just get over how stupid something is.
Plus I wouldn't doubt that the downvote being taken away is a kind of punishment. Since it mostly seemed like people just downvoted because they just hated that person. Or just not that logical to understand or care to understand what that person meant. So downvoting your being passive aggressive towards the other person. So thanks to the idiots that would downvote 24/7 basically. They caused everyone else to lose that right. Same with any kind of laws that are places. It's due to some idiots that went out and did something. Then causing the rest of the people to deal with a law that the idiots caused.
Most Helpful Guy
If people are so anal about it they could just comment with "-1 I didn't like your answer" and be done with it. At least now when people have issues they might be brave enough to try and make a point.2
Most Helpful Girl
My *biggest* problem is that they're saying it's a way to make the site nicer but meanwhile they're handpicking questions to feature that say things like "all women who work are whores" and featuring an editor of the week who writes things like ignore when a woman says she doesn't want sex because it's "thought provoking".
So on one hand they're trying to say oh naughty naughty GaGers we're taking away your privileges while on the other they actively choosing to cultivate a community that is *toxic* and blaming it on us.
That is NOT okay.4
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