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Bo0_r4dley #1 Posted 21 January 2019 - 08:50 PM

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say, "Thanks!"? Or respond with a thumb's up, in return?  Apparently something happens around 60% -- data is only from my personal experience, but it seems a real effect.

 

I'm not one of those who gushes MH 'effective/team player' in every game, or starts a wall of chat like some lonely shut-in, but a subset of players seems unwilling to initiate, return, or acknowledge a complement, or briefest of "good game!" comments. Weird.



snafuoorah #2 Posted 21 January 2019 - 08:55 PM

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We need to see that data?



_Cletus #3 Posted 21 January 2019 - 09:01 PM

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I don't respond at all to a thumbs up, unless I recognize the person giving it to me.  I'm not trying to humblebrag, but I get way more than I would want to respond to.  Very very rarely will I give a thumbs up, I generally only do it when someone saves my a ss or truly impresses me.   MH is such a sh itshow I can't take it seriously, and I can't take all day to send a thank you to everyone who gives a thumbs up.  If someone sends me a post game message though, then I'll thank them and I'm happy to have a nice little convo with them.

 

I think it's a numbers game, not intentional rudeness.  When someone passes 60% they are having good games all the time so they are constantly getting thumbs up.  


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djhiz #4 Posted 21 January 2019 - 09:18 PM

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I only respond (positively...) to people who PM me "nice game" or something like that, or I saw did an amazing job, or helped me out in a big way. Other than that, responding to every OK gameplay decision devalues the truly masterful players' decisions. You only get a limited number of thumbs up, so save them for players that actually deserve them.

 

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Fu_Manchu_ #5 Posted 21 January 2019 - 09:52 PM

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I'm a 60%er and I give out thumbs up in the majority of battles. I know MH is meaningless, but I just like to think they say "good job" or "thanks for helping" to teammates and "good fight" to opponents.

 

I occasionally message a thanks to someone who gives me a thumbs up or return the favor, but not always. It depends on many things, including if I gave out all my upvotes already, what the player did in battle (e.g. I got an effective player yesterday from a guy who spent most of the battle yelling at me for running away (after I got blasted and lost 1300 of my hp) even though I managed to survive and do top damage in a win. I did not return that thumbs up), my mood and the alignment of the planets.


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Spekulatius #6 Posted 21 January 2019 - 10:08 PM

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I give thumbs up/down quite often and typically don’t expect to receive, nor do I give an Ingame message. I think it’s similar to a “thank you” nothing less, nothing more.

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LordManaz #7 Posted 21 January 2019 - 10:56 PM

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I use all my thumbs up randomly, It mean there's a lot of 40%'s with purple stars because of me.

Edited by LordManaz, 21 January 2019 - 10:58 PM.

 

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SpartacusDiablo #8 Posted 21 January 2019 - 11:26 PM

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If I die I'm on to the next game.  My playing time is limited and I'm not going to use it watching others play.  Many times I receive a thumbs up but I'm in a game.  By the time I realize I've been given a thumbs up the time window has closed for me to give one in return.  That being said I will almost always respond to a PM.

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AKWolf1 #9 Posted 21 January 2019 - 11:52 PM

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I’ve actually had people give me thumbs up, and when I didn’t give one back to them, they have PM’d asking why I did respond in kind.  
I’m like....seriously did you just ask that???

Absolute_Sniper #10 Posted 22 January 2019 - 12:22 AM

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Since there is no limit to how many thumbs up, I hand them out to anyone that carried their own weight or made a great play that helped me or the team. I PM peeps that did an outstanding job and tell them nice job if they are on red or green. Why be bashful about reinforcing good play.

Bullveigh25 #11 Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:10 AM

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i return all thumbs up with a thumbs up but you gotta be quick about it because im not sitting on the results screen for more than 10-20 seconds before hitting battle again. does happen when im done the next battle and notice a thumbs up but its too late to give any

9_V0LT #12 Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:21 AM

    Cunning Linguist

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I give a thumbs up to anyone who gives me one. 

Mid im not returning a thumbs up, I give them to the top three damage earners (that aren’t me). 

 

I know it’s mostly meaningless, but it never hurts to encourage good play. 

 

EDIT

Also, I always give a thumbs up or worthy opponent to any forumer I recognize, regardless of their performance; just as a way of saying “hi” and acknowledging them. 

 

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Edited by 9_V0LT, 22 January 2019 - 05:16 PM.

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Gavidoc01 #13 Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:48 AM

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I only give thumbs up to players below 55% who do well and send a good job afterwards. 

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Dan_Deerso #14 Posted 22 January 2019 - 02:53 AM

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I don't pay attention to upvotes, lost track somewhere around 3,000 and never cared again.

wwing #15 Posted 22 January 2019 - 05:15 AM

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I am an equal opportunity kickback!

BAR_001 #16 Posted 22 January 2019 - 06:42 AM

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I dont pay attention to it unless someone sends me one, then I try to return the gesture if it seems appropriate. But Im not going to call someone who potatoed an "effective player". I want to be kind and considerate when others are, but cant go that far.

DickerDallas #17 Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:39 PM

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I hand them out regularly.  I know I'm no lifetime 60%er, but I get my fair share of thumbs up from battles and it hasn't jaded me from doing so in kind to teammates that deserve it.  High damage or being a significant contributor in some other way will usually earn one.  If a red played a really strong battle and overcame the odds, I'll reward them, too.

__The_Dude_30__ #18 Posted 22 January 2019 - 04:32 PM

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If I remember (doesn't happen a lot) I'll usually give a thumbs up to the person who does the most damage on the team when it's not me. I also give thumbs to people who I feel performed particularly well in a match. Back when they first changed MH I would say thanks to anyone who gave me a thumbs up. Now, just because everyone loves to give out tons of upvotes, there are too many to worry about responding too unless I know the person who gave me one.

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