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

1 You have more lists than followers You have more lists than followers

I do. I am actually guilty of many of these. - I80

Okay, that's good. That doesn't apply to me. - Misfire

Well at the moment 383 lists and 221 followers, I guess that's a big gap - darthvadern

Or maybe you're just criminally underrated - styLIShT

2 You message lots of users a link to your list

Rarely do unless I feel like I need feedback instantly - darthvadern

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

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

3 You don't care about the community.

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

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 - SpectralOwl

4 You've never had a featured list

Got 8 - iliekpiez

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. - SpectralOwl

I really want to get a list featured man - styLIShT

I have at least of these - darthvadern

5 You have lots of posts, but no HQ ones

Obviously - iliekpiez

Self Explanatory - SpectralOwl

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

Well, as of December 18th 2018, I have a total of 24 posts, and 9 are high-quality (originally 10 but one got hacked) - darthvadern

6 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 - darthvadern

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. - SpectralOwl

7 You have no list ideas that aren't overly specific

My list ideas aren't that - darthvadern

Don't really have any of these - darthvadern

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. - SpectralOwl

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

I have more than that. I have five times more member score. It's up at 1100, while I only have around 220 followers - darthvadern

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 - SpectralOwl

Is it bad if you have 153 followers and your member score is 329? I promise I try to be a good user, it just doesn't work!

9 No one feels in the mood for messaging you

I get messages almost everyday - darthvadern

Then I get time to work on my post series!

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. - SpectralOwl

Well, I get messages a lot though. ~ Userguy44

10 You make copy lists

I don't - darthvadern

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 - SpectralOwl

The Contenders

11 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 - darthvadern

I just despise those wastes of lists.

12 You accuse others of stat padding

I do not - darthvadern

13 You make a list about stat padding

Oh, the irony! - Misfire

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1. You have lots of posts, but no HQ ones
2. You have more lists than followers
3. You've never had a featured list
1. You don't care about the community.
2. You make letter lists
3. You message lots of users a link to your list
1. You have no list ideas that aren't overly specific
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