Dyed All Hues

Thinker and Experimenter,

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Give Ted Creds where credit is due.

I always notive that when people comment on one of my comments and they says they agree, they usually don't give me a thumbs up. I often find out that some other random person who didn't comment on my comment gives me ted creds.

Everytime I absolutely agree with someone, I give them a thumbs up. That is the purpose of ted creds, I think....they are giving someone credit where credit is due. Just a short idea that seems relevant to the Ted community.

Thanks for reading my thoughts.

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    May 21 2012: I think of the thumbs up as being an indication not of whether I agree with the person but rather whether I think the person's comment advanced the conversation by introducing a new idea or offering a really good articulation or summary.
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    May 21 2012: I agree - I do too. I did wonder where people got their TEDCRED from and found that it's something that the moderators award based on the contribution to TED conversations. However, I don't know how many 'thumbs up' i need to be awarded 1 TEDCRED and whether there are other criteria. Does anyone have the answer?