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Old 08-20-2018, 09:36 AM   #21
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The number of stars one has is an iconic reflection of the degree of existential interdimensionally applied to the human condition using a mathematical formulation that is asymmetrically bi-correlated to the inverse of the utility of said collaborations.
THIS is exactly what I had surmised. Thanks for confirming!
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Old 08-20-2018, 11:22 AM   #22
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Well? Was the 5th star received?
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Old 08-20-2018, 11:35 AM   #23
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Old 08-20-2018, 11:43 AM   #24
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Thank you, but I deserve 2 stars because I'm secretly intelligent and write dumb things to make people mad.
2 more posts and you will have your 5th star. There you go....
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Old 08-20-2018, 11:44 AM   #25
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Until this thread I never noticed the stars...
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I'm happy with my 4 stars. If I get more people will be expecting my posts to be more insightful. That would not suit my RE'd mind.
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Old 08-20-2018, 12:15 PM   #27
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I know I eat live spiders at night because I sleep with my mouth open.

Fact: Spiders crawl in your mouth at night when looking for a warm place to hide. It is well known that people who sleep eat at least 3 spiders a month.
That is incorrect. The spiders are investigating the reported 7 pounds of undigested meat in your colon
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I know I eat live spiders at night because I sleep with my mouth open.

Fact: Spiders crawl in your mouth at night when looking for a warm place to hide. It is well known that people who sleep eat at least 3 spiders a month.
Do you personally know any people that don't sleep?
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Do you personally know any people that don't sleep?
I do not. That is why everyone who sleeps eats spiders. Fact!
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I do not. That is why everyone who sleeps eats spiders. Fact!
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That wriggled and wiggled and tiggled inside her;
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Old 08-20-2018, 01:35 PM   #31
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AHHHH 5 stars! I feel so emboldened to write wisdom and experience from a true FIRE perspective! Almost like getting a college degree )
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Old 08-20-2018, 01:37 PM   #32
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I do not. That is why everyone who sleeps eats spiders. Fact!
According to Scientific American this is simply not true.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/a...e-they-sleep1/


And...How Stuff Works - again, not true.

https://animals.howstuffworks.com/ar...s-in-sleep.htm


And there are others that say the same....
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Old 08-20-2018, 01:37 PM   #33
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AHHHH 5 stars! I feel so emboldened to write wisdom and experience from a true FIRE perspective! Almost like getting a college degree )
498 more posts and you get your 6th star.
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According to Scientific American this is simply not true.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/a...e-they-sleep1/


And...How Stuff Works - again, not true.

https://animals.howstuffworks.com/ar...s-in-sleep.htm


And there are others that say the same....

Thank you, MissMolly. My fact universe is crushed. Facts have been blurry lately, for me. When I hear "too good to be true" or "have to see it to believe it" just isn't happening anymore. Did I really get a 5th star?
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Just had to count em'. I don't recall getting any.
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Well, I feel us six stars people have been put upon...We all have over 1000 and I have over 2000 posts and we only have one more star then someone with 500 posts?


Target2019 has over 4000 posts.....

This is patently unfair and needs to be remedied ASAP...what's the point of endless posts if we are not rewarded?
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Well, I feel us six stars people have been put upon...We all have over 1000 and I have over 2000 posts and we only have one more star then someone with 500 posts?


Target2019 has over 4000 posts.....

This is patently unfair and needs to be remedied ASAP...what's the point of endless posts if we are not rewarded?
Plus it maxes out at 5k posts for your 7th star and last star.
Think about how REWahoo and W2R feel with 40k+ posts.
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I've been posting for awhile. Is it the number of words? So wordy people get more stars? Or the number of actual posts. So if I post +1, that's a post?
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Plus it maxes out at 5k posts for your 7th star and last star.
Think about how REWahoo and W2R feel with 40k+ posts.
And I have no clue as to how many stars I have! Posting this to find out..... .

EDIT: Oh, you’re right. Just 7. Boo-hoo. SO unfair.
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Well, I feel us six stars people have been put upon...We all have over 1000 and I have over 2000 posts and we only have one more star then someone with 500 posts?

Target2019 has over 4000 posts.....

This is patently unfair and needs to be remedied ASAP...what's the point of endless posts if we are not rewarded?
Averaging about 1 post per day is simply ordinary.
Use fewer words, and post twice as often?
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