Bigger sign of insecurity?

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Who is more insecure?

  1. Neg rep whiner

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  2. Pos rep thanker

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    22.2%
  3. hmmmm?

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  1. Ravi
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    Which do you think shows more insecurity.

    Whining on the board about neg rep.

    Thanking someone on the board for pos rep.

    I'm going with the latter. Whining about neg rep takes a little bit of nerve as the whiner knows everyone is going to let him or her have it.

    Thanking someone for pos rep on a regular basis, or just acknowledging receiving it, smacks of a deep insecurity and the wish to appear cool.

    What say you?
     
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    I think you're a mad hatter.
     
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    None of the above.

    This never occurred to me but are you asking me to apologize for repping you?

    Where do you come up with this tripe?
     
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    Thanking is fine.
     
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    Pos rep is a compliment, for which my value system says a thank you is in order. Pretty sure I don't feel insecure about it, and have no illusions about being cool. LOL, gave up that notion in jr high; never was, never will be, and don't give a damn about it.
     
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    :lol: No. Get a grip.
     
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    I don't mean thanking via pm or on someone's CP. I mean constantly thanking people on the board for pos rep....

    Like, "oh, I'm so awesome that you repped me!"
     
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    Are you allowed to post my PM's like that?
     
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    I misread the question and voted erroneously.
     
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    Whining isn't necessarily a sign of insecurity, but more likely one of childish expectations.
    Thanking someone for pos rep probably just indicates a gracious and appreciative person. Nothing at all wrong with that.
     

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