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MacGoreth

44 months ago

What is the "COMMENT KARMA," and what purpose does it serve? I've just noticed that I have 9.

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  • 44 months ago
  • 4 points

You use it to purchase things from the secret karma store on the site. (This is a joke and a very common one here at that)

Seriously though, Whenever you comment you have 1 point next to your name if people like what you say they upvote you and you get karma if they don't they downvote you. Its supposed to be a way to show you that your being helpful, but most people upvote because they find a comment funny and entertaining (a lot of helpful comments get ignored, but funny comments always get upvoted). It just represents that, it doesn't actually have a use and wouldn't be considered an accurate representation of how helpful people are hence why most people don't care about it.

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  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

You clearly don't use reddit

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

I do xD but just to ask questions on the /r/buildmeapc and /r/buildapc subreddits :) but now I know what the karma point means there and here

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