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Bernard White

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In TED do we really give "thumbs up" when it is "argued well"? Or do we give "Thumbs up" when "we agree with it"?

I say this, because many people often argue their points very well. Even if I don't necessarily agree with them. How reliable is the "Thumb up" system?

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    Jun 14 2013: In what sense you intend know the reliability of "Thumbs Up" ? ( not sure how efficient the system is in not counting False "Thumbs Up", if it is mistake free than I agree with Krisztian view about reliability from the perspective of whether someone really clicked it or not . Do you want understand reliability from any other perspective?)
    I feel people give "thumbs up" for the reasons you and Fritzie mentioned already. However I feel some thumbs also means " happy to see you again"
    What you feel when you got 5 " Thumbs Up" so far for opening this discussion ?
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      Jun 14 2013: "What you feel when you got 5 " Thumbs Up" so far for opening this discussion ?"
      Pleased and Acknowledged! :D
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        Jun 15 2013: That's what matters if at all....I mean why people gave " Thumbs Up " you may or may not be sure of it...but how you feel after getting it that you can be sure of :)
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      Jun 14 2013: Salim and Bernard,
      I'm happy to see you both pleased and acknowledged:>)

      oops....I'm out of thumbs again for you Bernard!

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