What to do when you've been flagged/downvoted?

2년 전

I've noticed for quite some time now that people get so triggered when flagged/downvoted. And really folks need to take it easy. It's just a downvote folks. 

OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'VE BEEN FLAGGED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rather than go apeshit all over the blockchain I found this nice Problem Solving Wheel that will help you cope with being flagged/downvoted. So let's go over the wheel.

Starting at 12 o'clock, Walk away and let it go. Like Lord Humongous said in the Road Warrior, "Just walk away". Don't be that guy commenting 500 times in a day over a flag. Let it go Elsa.

Tell them to stop. Your mileage may vary with this one. But getting a dialogue going might help.

Go to another activity. This is a great one. May I suggest opening your favorite drink and having a cup. Or playing some video games to take your mind off the flag. Or maybe some pornhub will take your mind off things.

Rock, paper, scissors, go. This one probably won't work. But give it a try. You might get a lol out of it.

Use an I message. More communication isn't a bad thing.

Apologize. Did you just post a defamatory message about @themarkymark and now he's flagging you? Maybe you should say, "I'm sorry."

Talk it out. Ask why did you flag me. Maybe you did something without meaning to. Fix your behavior and no more flags.

Ignore it. Easier said than done for most people. But really this right here is probably the way to go. 

Wait and cool off. This one here should be followed in all cases. Instead of calling your flagger, "A loser moron piece of shit that should go die in a fire and get cancer." Don't do that. Instead go use the bathroom, get a drink of water, go for a walk, pet your dog, pet someone else's dog... you get the idea.


So I know that getting flagged can be like kick in the nuts. But it's not really the end of the world. With a little self reflection we can all get past the initial triggering a flag can cause. And we can manage those feelings and begin constructive dialogue with our flagger. 

Have a great weekend everyone.

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This wheel is handy, think it will work with a lot of other issuee too! Thanks! 🙏🤙🤙

Release the hounds!

  ·  2년 전

Also all Steemians should be aware that flags can be subject to personal conflicts or bot errors and not reflect a person's actual behavior. Hope you'll get unflagged ;)

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I wish these Downvoting turds have the manners to indicate Why I they downvoted.
Looking for the wheel option: "Buy 100k Steem, really power up, then Downvote him/her/it back."

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I think you've hit on something...

  1. Use a secondary account to flag all the posts of people who are easily triggered but have the means to buy a lot of steem
  2. They buy a lot of steem and power up to revenge flag
  3. price of steem goes up because of all the steem being bought
  4. profit!

I noticed these were mostly new accounts with no posts, a few having an unusually high SP for their Rep level as if 'bait'.

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Where is the triggered option lol I’m going on 3 days now @grey580 🤣🤣🤣🤣

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