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 Posted: Tue May 15th, 2012 05:32 pm
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I honestly have no idea what 'mana' is. I went thread searching and have not found it.:shock:

Help?xD

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 Posted: Tue May 15th, 2012 09:31 pm
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Nearest I can get to it is that it is a form of "like" button.



 Posted: Sun May 20th, 2012 11:18 pm
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Mana is what the Jews ate in the Wilderness! :shock:

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 Posted: Fri Jul 27th, 2012 08:00 pm
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Thanks Fedreb(:

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 Posted: Sun Mar 24th, 2013 01:43 pm
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  Since: "Mana" was mentioned very recently on another thread, I have decided to throw in my .02 on the topic.

  My preference would be for javal to eliminate mana completely from the board.

  Another CW forum that I have seen assigned ranks to all of its members, apparently based solely on the number of postings that they made. I don't think that that is a very good idea, either.

  I have been assigned a rank for my entire adult life and even have one in retirement. I have no need or desire for another. It seems that the media and the society in general have a continuing need to classify people in every possible way. Many people do not fit well into categories.



 Posted: Sun Mar 24th, 2013 06:15 pm
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My guess is that mana was originally meant to rate threads rather than posters. So if you read a post you think is good, you click on the posters name and add mana. Just a guess on my part, since it confuses me as much as all of you. Best bet - ignore it.



 Posted: Wed Mar 27th, 2013 11:47 pm
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Texas Defender wrote:
 

  Another CW forum that I have seen assigned ranks to all of its members, apparently based solely on the number of postings that they made. I don't think that that is a very good idea, either.



You're right, TD, it's not. I've been in a couple of forums that did that and you can run into a problem with folks just posting quick posts or nonsensical posts just to up their post count in order to reach a particular rank.

Javal, I'm to blame for the recent deal with mana. I wrote in the "the man called stonewall" thread:

Hellcat wrote:
Top right of the page. Rate Topic. About as close as you'll get to a like button. Unless you mean people. In which case that's the mana button beside their screen name and avatar. Though javal has said that didn't work as he wanted it to.



 Posted: Sat Mar 30th, 2013 03:51 pm
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  Maybe you have to be a Maori to really understand the concept..

  Mana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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 Posted: Sun Mar 31st, 2013 01:46 pm
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Not so sure about that, TD. It does say at the top that for other uses to see the Mana (disambiguation) page. Could be we're talking the underworld from Finnic mythology.



 Posted: Sun Mar 31st, 2013 03:38 pm
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Hellcat-

  As H.L. Mencken used to respond when he got critical correspondence:

"Dear Sir (Or Madam), You might be right."        ;)

H. L. Mencken - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 



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