Popularity issues/Acknowledging new members

Discussion in 'Server Discussion' started by Xcel, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. Xcel

    Xcel Donator

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    So recently I've seen an issue I'd like to address, the thirst for popularity. Everyone tries to be the "most popular" which is okay I guess, but what's not okay, is treating the less-popular members differently. I don't want to say any names, but I've seen some non-donators or new members to the server being utterly ignored when trying to make new friends. Just seeing this gets me a little upset I guess. If you were new you wouldn't want to be left out or ignored would you? Again, I'm not saying any names, but just be more mindful of this if you aren't already. When I first joined the server I didn't know anyone, so I was just looking to make some friends. I eventually did, but it wasn't as easy as I thought. I challenge everyone to try and reach out to some members that aren't as popular, because you never know, they might be really cool! A lot of them are looking for a buddy to talk to. You don't know what's going on in their lives. Just a simple "hey, what's up" could really make a persons day, trust me!

    Thank you for reading. I've just seen too much of this going on lately. :)
     
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  2. Keboozle

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    Yes, everyone is like this these days. I honestly don't care about my popularity at all, even in real life. So a "Hey" what's up" also makes my day too.
     
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  3. Katy_

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    Nice thread!
    We could all be a little nicer ^-^
     
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  4. KokichiOma

    KokichiOma Ultimate Supreme Leader Donator

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    We don't have to reach out to everyone but you don't need to ignore/be rude to people saying hi.

    Not everyone will be our friend, that's acceptable. But as long as you know they exist and respect that they are a human, we should all get along fine.
     
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  5. capsa

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    I honestly think this thread was needed. I have noticed this, and honestly, it is not ok. We should treat everybody equally. I fully understand that not everyone will like you, or you will be everybody's cup of tea, but that's ok. But there is no need for players / people to ignore you. Players should not think of other players any less than a human.
    " Treat others the way you wanted to be treated. "
    Thank you for creating this thread.
     
  6. Keboozle

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    One reason why I think this is because "donors" are "dominating" the server which this gives the non-donors a less chance to be noticed and stand out. Everyone should be treated equally and fairly and yes, @MappyTurtle not everyone will be our friends.
     
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  7. Zak

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    Then the popular ones complain the server is dying... Its cause they are rude to new players! I for one like to talk to them, and don't count non donors and new members different to donors.
     
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  8. KaiserVenom

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    You deserve a medal (gear)!
    Well said, I have noticed this too among this community, and needs addressed. Thank you.
     
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  9. iParis

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    trust me, it was kinda hard getting used to all these new players joining after the server blew up, it went from a small community to a huge one.

    also ahhhhh the old donor vs non-donor fight
     
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  10. Tutis

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    Honestly most of the new people are randoms lol
     
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  11. InciteFear

    InciteFear Yeah? Donator

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    Agreed, I've also noticed an outstanding amount of people not treating others the way they are supposed to be treated. I think that this is a good thread and that we should all acknowledge this a bit more. Thank you for making.
     
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  12. Xcel

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    Randoms? Isn't that just everybody you don't know? Lol
     
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  13. littlehawk67

    littlehawk67 Disco Of The Cookies :3

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    I think this post was greatly needed. I have seen name calling because not everybody has a rank. Personally, I don't care about my popularity because that doesn't matter. Thanks for making this thread :D
     
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  14. Nickk

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    How could you be a random in a block game ;)
     
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  15. Haruld

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    Think about it, we were all once randoms but people accepted us, what's so hard about accepting the newer ones.
     
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  16. Lethalities

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    Well you know this generation.

    People are lately only liking popular people that is global even at your local location/ city. "Too much everything can be deadly" Inspiration is one of them. Too much inspiration can lead to something destructive, like taking all the advice instead of using your mind's potential. You probably know the reason people doesn't use their minds mostly, laziness & unsure options, most of us are worried choosing these options with countless ways how an event will happen or probably us lazy thinking about it. Even you're famous, all of us has the same rights. Break a rule and you're still punished even you're famous, Break the law and you're still gonna go to jail. Sometimes they abused it.

    Mostly I'm not famous even I've stayed here for 2 years. I don't make alot of friends since alot ignore me looking like a weirdo. I don't care about this because I have cool and awesome friends and I about to able to help normal players.


    It's not about getting famous. Its about us respecting one another as a normal person not a president in a meeting. These are world's biggest problem of the world and in the Internet.
     
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  17. _Frizzy

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    It's not the fact we ignore new people, it's more to the point were we just don't have these people on the same level of the 'popular' people. We don't accept 'new people' because we stereotype them for them because of that reason, I for one admit I don't hold respect for new people compared to popular ones, and I assure it's the same for a lot of people here. Now I am not against your statement, I agree actually. With this flaw pointed out, we can all change our ways somehow and make the community more enjoyable for others as we do ourselves.
     
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  18. hmj

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    oh no not another one of those threads

    imo, I think, looking at the comments that the community already known about this...
     
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  19. Xcel

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    Well it's not like anything has changed.
     
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  20. Braixen

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    I am 100% agreeing with @MappyTurtle

    If you've seen me on the server, you'll usually see in a conversation. I am all up for people joining in or spiking conversations with me. As a man who looks forward for hope, I galdly enjoy spreading different peices of information, ideas, beliefs, and concepts. I am also 100% for challenging said ideas. And, no matter who it is, whether it be a newcomer or the next community sensation, I would gladly integrate them into a conversation.

    But, as Mappy said, I'm not going to reach my hand into a bowl of different nonrankeds for a chance of meeting someone who might be chill. I'm not going to put myself out there for someone random, sorry.
     
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