Forum Post: As if it weren't already obvious. My critics are using multiple IDs in order to discredit me.
Posted 2 years ago on Nov. 29, 2014, 3:36 p.m. EST by StillModestCapitalist
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I've lost over a dozen points in less than 24 hours even after posting a dozen new comments.
My critics, primarily two or three conservatives posing as disgruntled liberals are using multiple IDs to mark my comments down while marking their own up as well as those of other legitimate users who respond to mine.
My current rating is 605. That's down by over a dozen points just within the past 24 hours. I don't care about popularity but it will be interesting to see just how low my rating will go over the next two years as election day of 2016 approaches, assuming this site is still active by then. It certainly isn't what it used to be. It's been taken over by infiltrators.
What pathetic psychological tactics some people resort to.
At the very least, there are five IDs, four of which were just created this year involved on a daily basis.
I have no problem with legitimate users who honestly disagree. My problem is with the posers who sign on using multiple IDs in order to get their own poser comments 'best' rated day after day after day.
Full disclosure: Several months ago, I created the ID 'TheUglyTruth' in order to comment exclusively on corruption within the healthcare industry. I made no attempt to hide anything. I even linked the various pages explaining that I was the author. That was about six months ago. I haven't used it since for any reason.
Update: 12/02/14. I have lost another 160 points just within the last 48 hours. Still, my poser critics have the nerve to claim that I'm imagining this. I fully expect my rating to go negative as they continue using their multiple IDs to keep their own poser comments 'best' rated while marking mine down into negative territory.
Update: 12/04/14. I have recieved over 500 markdowns in just under 5 days. At this rate, it won't be much longer before my user rating goes negative.
I know what you're up to markdown monsters. You've been going after my older comments also in order to make it appear as if I were never appreciated here to begin with. The idea is to offset my potential influence on non-conservative voters. It won't work.
I intend to create a new page sometime soon explaining the series of events and your strategy in detail. I also intend to go back and update every comment I've ever posted with a request that users read my profile. My profile will be updated with an explanation and links to all of my pages.
I can't stop you from marking my account right into negative territory with your multiple IDs but I can explain the circumstances to hundreds or thousands of visitors between now and election day of 2016.
Count on it.
The rest of you please disregard the user score: The rating system was a lousy idea to begin with.
Update: 12/05/14. I just signed back on to find that over 400 of my lost points have been replaced. There are three possibilities.
The markdown monsters took my latest update seriously and got back to work using their multiple IDs to cover their incidious tracks.
The site operators took care of it.
Another user or two did me one heck of a favor.
If it's #2, I appreciate it. Thank you.
If it's #3, I REALLY appreciate it. Thank you very much.
Update: 12/08/14. Three of the most obvious poser IDs, spinoza34, DNCheadquarters, and SerfingUSA stopped posting the same morning well over 400 of my points were restored. Evidently, the site operators confirmed my suspicions, restored most of my lost points and deactivated three or more accounts.
Beware of fiscal conservatives posing as disgruntled liberals in order to rip on Clinton and other popular Democrats thereby giving conservatives an edge on voting day.
They will be VERY active over the next two years as election day of 2016 draws near.