Top Ten Signs You're a Stat Padder

What is a stat padder you may ask? It's someone who is on thetoptens but heavily prioritizes the Quantity over the quality.

The Top Ten

You message lots of users a link to your list

Yeah. I do this sometimes. I mostly share my list on BAND though.

This is not a good thing to do. You don't wanna shove your content down others throats

Rarely do unless I feel like I need feedback instantly

I've expirienced this once, I had no idea who the music artist was, that the list revolved around

You have more lists than followers

Well, I'm not expecting to be followed by 400+ people. That won't stop me from including lists that might help increase the site's contents.

Or maybe you're just criminally underrated

I just think I’m underrated I put a lot of research on my lists but I don’t have the list to follower ratio.

This does apply to me, but if you have over 400 lists but only 33 followers, it becomes a real problem

You make copy lists

I don't


Like Sausagelover's list of Movies that don't deserve to be on the list of Worst movies of all time. It's already been made, but only approved because it was titled differently. Trying to attempt this deliberately will have you be considered as a stat padder

Its impossible to plagiarize a list, or are you talking about remixes?

You have no list ideas that aren't overly specific

Nobody cares about your list of top 10 male celebrities who think Cookie Dough ice cream is overrated it’s overly specific

No one really cares about say, if someone were to make a list of "Top ten Cities in Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Montana that have a population of over 200,000 and have more than 3 libraries". You get the whole idea. If your lists are like that, You clearly have ran out.

Some of my lists are a little specific, I suppose,but not overly specific

Yes most definitely.

You have lots of posts, but no HQ ones

Yeah I try to make most of my post HQ.

Self Explanatory


Still, you can make low-tier HQ posts for stat padding

You don't care about the community.

Yes. Caring for the community means you are supporting other users list and post and just being a good friend.

Well, I am heavily involved in the community, yet I am a heavy list maker

This is a grey area here. Some people say "oh, the best users don't care about popularity" However, the people not involved in the community at all, I say is Boring

I mean to be fair the community is merely a shell of its former glory

You've never had a featured list

Yeah. If you make consistent lists and they are high quality, one day you will get a featured lost. I've had about 8-10 featured list.

Especially if you've been on here for two or three years. Luckily for me, I already got a featured list in less than a year.

I really want to get a list featured man

Got 8

You make letter lists

I made the interesting countries that begin on a certain letter series but it wasn't really much for stat-padding though, I only made them because I love comparing countries

I just despise those wastes of lists.

Ugh I can’t believe I used to do these

You make lists that have no comments or visitors

I make a variety of lists. Some gain loads of votes, some do not. But all of them seem to gain at least one or two comments

Ah, yes. I find amazing and great ideas for lists I can make, only to find out someone already made a list about it, and it is a boring plain one. What I mean is if you add no comments to share why you added it.

Actually no. I have made tons of high quality lists and some of them are hits, some not so much.

That’s Stat Padding 101

No one feels in the mood for messaging you

Then I get time to work on my post series!

I get messages almost everyday

This may seem cruel, but Stat padders that don't care less about the community, likely won't give Fellow top tenners the motivation to message.

I rarely get messages

The Contenders

You have twice the amount of userscore than the amount of followers

I have more than that. I have six times more member score. It's up at 1400, while I only have around 260 followers

I can see if you have a little more than the amount of followers you have, but when it is two or three times, it's not so interesting

Actually this isn't bad. Having a big user score means you are high quality and you are consistent. It is hard to get followers.

Well I’m at 234 followers and 992 member score points so...guess I’m guilty as charged! Just kidding I mean really I feel this is most users here

You make lots of lists

Obviously - darthvadern

only 85 - Oliversky

You make a list about stat padding

Oh, the irony! - Misfire

Then I Guess We Half To Say You Are - Oliversky

You accuse others of stat padding

I do not - darthvadern

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