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Does it bother you hen you post a question, someone rewords it, and gets more comments than you?

Asked by Kelci33 (165points) February 25th, 2010 from iPhone

Does it bother you hen you post a question, someone rewords it, and gets more comments than you?

Or when they post the opposite of what you say?!

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Simone_De_Beauvoir's avatar

Not really, because they may have clarified my original point in a way that resonates with people – that’s good, for all of us.

gailcalled's avatar

Maybe you need to write, edit, and then send. Some questions are so garbled that they do need translating.

KatawaGrey's avatar

What do chickens have to do with this?

I don’t usually have a problem with it because I may not have had an idea as to how to word it correctly in the first place. If someone asks my question but words it better, great! I still get my answers. :)

Jeruba's avatar

Has this really happened to you a lot in five days? It hasn’t happened to me very much. Usually when someone says something much better than I did, I try to learn from it. I also proofread my posts.

SuperMouse's avatar

Is the person re-wording my question as part of their answer to said question or is the person starting from scratch with a whole new question stolen from the idea of my question? Come to think of it I think my question about your question is moot because I don’t think this has ever happened to me. If it had I think I would agree with @Simone_De_Beauvoir although I have a hard time believing it has happened to her because her questions and answers are always very well written it might improve the quality of my answers. All by way of saying no, it does not bother me hen when someone re-words my question and gets more answers.

BTW, by someone posting the opposite of what you say, are you asking if it bothers your fellow jellies when someone disagrees with them?

Simone_De_Beauvoir's avatar

@SuperMouse thanks for the poorly concealed compliment, :)

wundayatta's avatar

I don’t understand. Who rewords questions for us? Is this about someone else asking a similar question in a different way? Are there any examples of this? I’ve never seen this phenomenon.

AstroChuck's avatar

No. I usually don’t stress and overthink things.

YARNLADY's avatar

@wundayatta I’m with you on this one. Who is doing the re-writes? I’ve never heard of it

PandoraBoxx's avatar

@Kelci33, in looking at the questions you’ve posed, I would describe them as relatively lightweight as you’ve written them, and that’s okay. I could also see that by posting them, the subjects could in fact, spark broader questions, which could result in more comments. Sometimes people have a way of introducing topics or thoughts that make them a catalyst for conversations or ideation, and that’s a good thing.

The rewrite in question is not rewriting @Kelci33‘s question, but someone else asking a question on the exact same subject, but worded differently.

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