Rep Points Etiquette

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    A USMB etiquette question from a newbie:

    When someone is nice enough to give your post some rep points, with or without a nice accompanying comment, is it proper to respond with a short thank you email, or is no reply expected?

    Or is it perhaps even annoying to receive a thank you?

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    since when are thank you's annoying................ :huh:
     
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    Opps, I meant to call the thread Rep Points, not Power, but I can't seem to change the title now.
     
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    Thread looks titled correctly to my eye. ;)

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    personally I don't expect thanks and don't always give it--but hey--have fun and see what happens--everyone is different
     
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    I thank on occasion - I probably get more thanks than I receive. To me, when somebody writes a message and tells me WHAT they liked about my post, I'm more inclined to write back. If I get rep, but a blank note, I think that person doesn't want to get into the why. Thus, i make a mental note to reciprocate when I see one of their posts which I find particularly well-stated.
     
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    ok--forget the thank you stuff----just send cash (large bills are fine) :)
     
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    Abbey, it's up to you. I almost never send thank you's for rep, but some people almost always do. Sometimes, reputation for another poster's posts is a good way to say "thanks."
     
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    I don't "expect" anything..But am not annoyed by a non-response or a thank you.
     
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    I could go for that...Kathianne can have all the points...just give me and you the cash...holy moly what a capitalistic idea... :thewave:


    Don't get mad Kathianne...just having a little fun here....................
     

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