Top Ten Signs You're a Stat PadderWhat is a stat padder you may ask? It's someone who is on thetoptens but heavily prioritizes the Quantity over the quality.
Even if I think it's a good list, I'm just not the kind of person to go around begging "Please check my___list!"
This is not a good thing to do. You don't wanna shove your content down others throats
I've expirienced this once, I had no idea who the music artist was, that the list revolved around
Yeah. I do this sometimes. I mostly share my list on BAND though.
I made a few early on, but it was about four, I think
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
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.
This may be true, but it's around 41 followers and 55 lists. I'm sure there are worse ratios out there.
This does apply to me, but if you have over 400 lists but only 33 followers, it becomes a real problem
Well at the moment 484 lists and 262 followers, I guess that's a big gap
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
Nobody cares about your list of top 10 male celebrities who think Cookie Dough ice cream is overrated it’s overly specific
Yes most definitely.
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
Yes. Caring for the community means you are supporting other users list and post and just being a good friend.
It may seem like it 'cause I'm not quite outgoing, but I actually care about the community a LOT.
Well, I am heavily involved in the community, yet I am a heavy list maker
Yeah I try to make most of my post HQ.
Still, you can make low-tier HQ posts for stat padding
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
I've never had any featured list.
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
Dunno. It's probably more so myself than whoever doesn't feel like messaging me.
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.
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.
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
That’s Stat Padding 101
Actually no. I have made tons of high quality lists and some of them are hits, some not so much.
Followers (when I typed this up, anyway): 45. That's actually not the first thing I check when I get on TheTopTens, believe it or not. Although my followers are wonderful people (one's a troll, but you get where I'm coming from,) so are my parents, and my parents both need me for different reasons
Mom: Hide behind 'cause there's a tiny lizard
Dad: Help installing windows.
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
I have more than that. I have six times more member score. It's up at 1400, while I only have around 260 followers
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.
Define "lots." If fifty-something is considered lots, I agree. If it's hundreds, I'm halfway to one hundred, so...no
I most certainly do not. I didn't even know what "stat-padding" is until I read the description of this list.
Oh, the irony!
Then I Guess We Half To Say You Are
Newsflash: It's hard to accuse someone of something when you don't know what it means
I do not