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A visitor added a comment on Justin Bieber in the list of Top Ten Most Evil People in History

Seriously? How many millions of people has this idiot killed? How many people has he killed period? None. He is a compete fool and an awful song righter, but does not deserve to be up there with Hitler and Stalin.
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Best Call of Duty Games

In 2003, Infinity Ward wrapped up development on the first of what would become a long series of incredibly successful genre defining Call of Duty games. Since then we've seen virtual battles spanning 7 decades of history on a dozen different gaming consoles. With so many games to choose from, what do you feel is the very best?

Best Home Security System Companies

A home security system isn't just about keeping out intruders, although it does that too. With today's technology, a quality system can help keep tabs on your family's comings and goings, protect you from dangers such as CO poisoning, and alert the fire department giving them a chance to save your home, pets, and belongings before you even know there is a problem.

Top Ten Best Auto Insurance Companies

The financial crisis has had a huge impact on the car companies, but you can use this to your benefit. If your credit is good, you can get amazing deals on cars and trucks from auto dealers desperate to make a sale, and once you do, make sure you get the best insurance for your new purchase. Of course, if your credit score isn't so hot, you may need to fix your credit first.

Top Ten Best Things About Sephora

What's a girl's favorite thing about cosmetics? The colors, the textures, the smells, the way it makes you feel? Whatever it is, it can be found in one place. Sephora. Whether you want a sexy, smoky eye look, flawless coverage with your base, the perfect pout, a seductive scent, perfect brows, or fantastic hair, Sephora is your place.

Best Health Insurance Companies

Regardless of your position on the health care debate, the fact is that you need health insurance in the United States. It may seem too expensive, but compared to the cost of paying for your own healthcare out of pocket, an insurance plan is the smart choice. Hospital bills have forced thousands of Americans into bankruptcy, make sure you're not one of them.

TheTopTens Blog

Personal List Created When Adding New List to Site

May 7, 2013

We received a question about why when a member adds a new list to the site, we also create a personal list for them with the same items in the same order. We do this for a number of reasons.

First, we have received multiple complaints from people who after adding a top ten list, find out that their original ordering has changed. Granted, this is the nature of the site, but people still sometimes get upset. Having a personal version of your list gives you a copy of your original that will be unaffected by the popular vote.

Second, people have expressed a desire to reorder their lists after they have been submitted and approved. We don't do this because doing so would run counter to the public opinion methodology of ranking items on the site. Instead, with a personal list, you can go back and edit the list at any time in case your tastes change or you discover something new. Plus, since we are now incorporating personal lists into the ranking system, when you reorder your existing list, your new reordering will have an effect on the main list.

So, given how many people want complete control of their lists on the site and the fact that there is no real downside, we figured the best option was to automatically create a personal copy of all new lists added by members so they didn't have to do it manually.

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