Top Ten Dumb Reasons People Retire from TheTopTens


The Top Ten

1 They are not popular

That is a dumb reason because I'm not popular and I honestly don't care. The reason why I kept on coming back to this website was because I got to express my opinions that a fair amount of the time my still-shy self in real life can't do as easily. Also I keep on coming back because a lot of the users are overall quite nice and friendly and I'm also reminded that I'm not completely alone in the world (which sometimes I do feel that way). Either way you shouldn't retire just because of popularity or really any dumb reason (unless you really have to retire or go on hiatius because of things like college or some huge family trouble or things similar to that). - Anonymousxcxc

I've joined this site two days ago and I'm already having a blast. I find this to be an issue for some members. This website was supposed to be used to express our opinions to each other. There's almost no reason to quit here unless you have much more Important stuff to do like College. All of these reasons are lame excuses to quit. - The_FictionyKnight

Popularity is something very rare on this site, that only 1 out of 1000 users get to obtain without starting controversies. I bet if I never started any controversies, I would still be unknown to this day, because I'm very unlucky as a user, and would've had to force people into following me to get followers. I heard one user cared about popularity so much that he kept annoying people until he got what he wanted. He never did.

It made my day when 3 people looked at my list. I don't care if I'm popular on TheTopTens or not. All I care is about rating songs on a scale of 1 to 10. I've been on here for about 2 weeks, and I love TheTopTens. I don't care if I lose my 6 followers, I just want to have fun on here and rate songs - lovefrombadlands

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2 They don't have a boyfriend or a girlfriend on the site

TheTopTens isn't a dating list! Online dating is awkward and uncomfortable - BlueDiamondFromNowhere

Wherever you find love is okay to me, but please, know the risks. Especially for all the young people on this site, remember that dating is EXTREMELY risky when its anonymous. - keycha1n

Has this actually happened? Are there actually people dating on this website? Why do I have so may questions?!?! - Cheese567

Boi really - Carri796

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3 They get criticized

I'm okay with criticism, but if you do it to me every time. We're going to have a problem. - SapphireGrim

Getting criticized is great! It helps you on improving. - MostTalented_BoyX

One of the great things about the site. - Songsta41

I get criticized but I still go on TheTopTens. - lovefrombadlands

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4 Someone thumbs-downed your comment

When I just got here I wanted to leave when someone disliked my common or criticized one of my list... - Lucretia

I remember when you could do that! - lovefrombadlands

Oh darn I got a thumbs down my life is over. In the words of the great Calvin and Hobbes (if you know about the strip): AAUUGGGHH!

LIFE GOES ON - Carri796

5 PositronWildhawk didn't follow you

If you can get at least one follower, you're on the road for a good time. If Positron never follows you, then so what? - naFrovivuS

He didn't follow me and I didn't quit - BoyGenius234

He didn't follow me and did I quit? - PeeledBanana

I'm not sure if positron wildhawk is my first follower or not since that I'm newly experienced in this website- Kevinsidis

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6 They thought TheTopTens gives you money by making lists but realize they don't.

This is Truly dumb. Did anyone actually retire in this manner? - Animefan12

There's no way someone was actually that stupid, right? Oh wait, this is the internet.

I wish they would give me money. Of course then everyone would be hammering out crappy lists just to get some dollar to pay their bills. - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

Who says list making isn't a job? Get paid 50 cents a day by admin to feed my 7 man-children in a
run down house in Kabul. Please give welfare support and green cards. - StephanTheIdiot

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7 People don't have the same opinions as them

If you have different opinions, that's even more of a reason to stay. You add diversity to the opinions on the site and keep it interesting. If everyone always agreed with each others opinions, everyone would blend into one and everyone on the site would be insignificant. Besides, if you have different opinions, you will get a lot more attention. Don't take that advantage and retire with it. - Songsta41

The most stupid argument for lists like TTT. If everybody should have the same tastes and opinions, what's the use of those lists at that moment? It would be just a information site like Wikipedia or any other site that gives informations about a subject or topic. It would be also very boring since this is a site based on opinions and not accurate facts ( which would therefor the same for anyone ). If everybody should agree opinions from different sources and persons as the right ones without contra-opinion / pro-opinion or contestion, well... that's called fascism. Also, this is not a popularity / fame contest. I know that I'm just a visitor ( and I have my favorite TTT lists and my less favorite TTT lists ) but I actually learned a lot on the TTT ( how some people think of something for good or bad, how some people are overrate or underrate some subjects, etc... ). There can be real reasons why a Top Tenner retire ( personal problems in their life, their personal situation that ...more

Even though some people despise sitcoms and pop punk, I absolutely love them. I don't go on a rant towards someone who likes something I hate. Opinions are a way of life. - PhoebeThunderman

People don't have the same opinions as me except mood333. - lovefrombadlands

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8 You lost one of your followers

Eh, losing one follower doesn't make a difference. You can just get one or two or more in a day or week or maybe even ten in the same time span (though, that's just me). Plus, this site is more about contributing content rather than being a popularity contest (to most of an extent, but you get the picture). I know I was pretty crazy about getting followers back in the day, but while I do have quite a large following now, I think what's more important than having lots of followers is creating content that your followers will enjoy or praise for your hard effort. That's how I see it. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Really? Retiring because of that? This happens to me all the time, it is mostly because users delete their accounts. - AnimeDrawer

I lost more than five or six followers. And some users followed me, and I followed them back. But after I followed them some of them unfollowed me. I don't give much attention to it. - zxm

One time someone unfollowed me, so I quit for 10 years. - lovefrombadlands

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9 They think the website is not popular

I rather be on a site that is not as popular than to be on Instagram and those stupid popular sites. - AnimeDrawer

This site isn't popular because there are only around 100 active users.

Because this website is very good and not overly rated. - malamJONES

*amused* people quit for the dumbest of reasons - Carri796

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10 Their lists never get approved and they blame the admin

Sometimes it is admin to blame. - Chaotixhero

My newest list got merged because I didn't realize it was already a similar list. But I'm alright - AlphaQ

That's there problem - Carri796

Some lists are removed by hackers and glitches! Admin only remove lists if it was offensive, copy from another site, and stuff that's not famous!

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The Contenders

11 One of your lists got removed

That's your problem - Carri796

12 You don't have a featured list

I'm actually really excited because my star wars list has been at the top of the featured page for three days now! - GrimmShady

Again your problem - Carri796

That’s OK. - lovefrombadlands

13 They think the site is getting old

Who cares if the site is getting old? It's still a awesome site and that there's a lot of members online everyday! - MostTalented_BoyX

So Is Morgan Freeman but he is still awesome. - Cheese567

The site was made in 2005, the same year Youtube was made. Youtube isn't old, but TheTopTens is getting way too old flooded with terrible users.

Who cares - Carri796

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14 No one commented on your post

Because you have no idea how to moderate comments. - AlphaQ

Well life goes on - Carri796

There's a great deal of that. If one were to speculate as to why, it seems clear that the quality of lists generally has sunk well below what it was a couple years ago. Lists are juvenile and repetitious, created solely to produce quantity. List makers respond poorly to being challenged, and admin micromanage comments, effectively eliminating all but the most powder-puff debate.
It's become an "offense-free" site for snowflakes.

No one even viewed my post and it took me 3 hours to's fine and it's so not worth leaving my favorite site. - lovefrombadlands

15 One of your lists isn't popular

So - Carri796

16 Someone you followed left TheTopTens

They are still following you. - lovefrombadlands

Boredjeff02 left and I'm still here - BoyGenius234

So - Carri796

17 They think they are a loser in this site

Did someone call you that? No. Stop thinking of that! No ones a loser! - MostTalented_BoyX

Wow you got your feelings hurt *claps* if people hurt your feelings online how you gonna get through the real world - Carri796

I don't think I'm a loser, I know I'm one, and the entire site would agree with me about this.

Okay? ·-· - SapphireGrim

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18 They don't get respect from others

Here's a tip: Respect them and you"LL gets their respect. It's really not that hard! - MostTalented_BoyX

Here's a tip you want respect you earn it. - egnomac

Well...there are cyberbullies out there - DCfnaf

Who cares - Carri796

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19 They hate a certain user

If you retire because of this, you're being a coward. What I mean is, ignore the user instead of leaving the site. I mean, it's ONE user. - EpicJake

If you hate that user so much then ignore them - Carri796

I hate no users really anymore, but that is a dumb reason. - Lucretia

Just block the user. He won't talk to you. - AlphaQ

20 Some guy says lol and you think it's a bad word

How on Earth is this a bad word? - EpicJake

It usually means "laugh out loud." What's wrong with that? - Powerfulgirl10

Lol used to mean 'Lots Of Love'. - FennikenFan9

If someone does this I'm gonna go up to em and say Boi you an idiot - Carri796

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