but, i agree. i'm not going to lie, but i'm a suspect of this certain crime. i realize that i shouldn't say +k for answering, but i mean to say +k to helpful responses. from a couple months or so ago to now and the future, i will/have award(ed) karma to all that deserve it, and not as a favor. thanks for the thread
Yes. I have no problem with people giving out karma in return for advice/good posts - thats what it was meant for. However, it shouldn't be used as a reward for answers. NSers should help other NSers regardless, and even if you don't post "+Karma!" in your title, you'll still get both good and bad posts - that's the way it is.
I also feel that this thread is addressing quoting good posts and saying "+karma". The person who made said good post should already know that it was well thought out and answered some questions/was helpful, and will know that the people reading it feel that way too by looking at reactions in the thread (not the "+karma" posts, but the agreements and discussions based off it) and their overall karma. I feel that by saying "+karma", the person is only doing 4 things - uselessly upping their post count, cluttering the thread, claiming that they gave +karma, and (the only positive thing) giving feedback to the good comment.