[–] CosmicV1001 5 points 53 points (+58|-5) ago 

How do you get CCP points? I'm an old lady and having a hard time figuring all this out. Thanks!!

[–] TurdLord5000 2 points 41 points (+43|-2) ago  (edited ago)

CCP = Comment contribution points. It's basically a tally of all upvoats your account has received, minus the downvoats. You need 10 CCP to post a submission, and 100 to downvoat. I just upvoated you, and your account now shows you have 1 CCP. Since you're new to Voat, just expect to be called "niggerfaggot" a few times. Take it in stride, it's how the more crass among us, like myself, re-inforce that this is a free speech site. It's a term of endearment here.

[–] CosmicV1001 3 points 34 points (+37|-3) ago 

Sweet!! You're the best!! I've been down the rabbit hole almost 6 years ... I'm immune to name calling. I recently got on the Reddit sub but never understood how it all worked and then "bam" it was gone. Thank you!!

[–] TheGingerSnap 3 points 19 points (+22|-3) ago 

I could use some help here too. Shameless newbie here haha

[–] NancyNY2 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

I understand after so much free speech suppression the need to say whatever you want.

[–] NancyNY2 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Thanks for that bit of info, wondered why all the nigger/faggot comments

[–] Ina_Pickle 0 points 38 points (+38|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Just chat like a normal person. We'll upvote your comments if you are actually contributing to a discussion.

You need 10 ccp - that is commment contribution points - to make a post on system subs.

You need 100 CCP to gain the ability to downvote.

The trick is, that you will never gain CCP in v/theawakening. The moderators instituted their own minimum requirement for downvoting in that sub. Site rules say that if you add additional restrictions to your sub, then any points gained in that sub are voided. It is a measure put in place by the site owner to protect the entire site from vote farming in private subs.

You will see a lot of offensive posts on this site. If NSFW content bothers you (usually its porn or gore), then you can block those subs entirely by going to your settings and unchecking NSFW subs. That's what I do. There are some subs you may find offensive or just plain annoying, but that are not mature and listed as NSFW. Those subs you have to block individually. Go to the sub, and look at the bar on the side containing the subs information. There is a subscribe button beside the sub name and a block button.

If you need any other help let me know. I know for older people set in their ways a new system can be a little harder to pick up.

[–] Manxdude 1 points 9 points (+10|-1) ago 

Thanx for the info Ina_pickle, I’m a bit of a technophobe, so most useful, cheers

[–] rah1420 2 points 8 points (+10|-2) ago 

Thanks. I'm a reddit refugee and I was trying to figure out the algorithm myself. I saw another post in this thread that said to just participate and it'll come of itself. There's enough good stuff here that I should be posting RSN. :)

[–] pairadocs 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

Thank you so much! I just spent the last 24 hrs in v/theawakening and none of it was making any sense, especially from what I thought Voat rules and culture were. Banning, mods, voting, ccp, etc. This was the orientation I needed.

[–] mzjulesaz 1 points 6 points (+7|-1) ago 

Thank you for the great explanation!

[–] Creg 3 points 15 points (+18|-3) ago 

By drinking cum ya granny

[–] jqueso 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

Lol, asshole.

[–] mr_shamalama [S] 0 points 13 points (+13|-0) ago 

All I know it to enter conversations and make comments. It's all catches up eventually.

[–] truth_lurker 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

That's how I was looking at it. Trying to be part of the group and interact. Grateful to be here.

[–] Mumbleberry 0 points 29 points (+29|-0) ago 

v/theawakening is modded by reddit fags. stay out of there. v/greatawakening is the sub you want.

[–] mr_shamalama [S] 0 points 12 points (+12|-0) ago 

Thanks. I'm subbed to both for now, and will watch both closely. That said, I'm --currently-- leaning 60/40 to GA over TA.

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[–] Mumbleberry 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

[–] SwansRonson 0 points 11 points (+11|-0) ago 

Thank you. I was just banned by a mod in v/theawakening for supposedly LARP'ing his account, when in fact my account predates his by over 1.5 years lol. I appreciate knowing about v/greatawakening, I'll sub there.

[–] Mumbleberry 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

[–] NancyNY2 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

So it's a free speech site that bans you for free speech...or larping someone's account. WTF

[–] whatdoesthereeesay 2 points 0 points (+2|-2) ago 

[–] Mumbleberry 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Most of those were made by one of these faggots; https://voat.co/v/ProtectVoat/2656108

[–] NotHereForPizza 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

you forgot the

because i'm friends with @srayzie


[–] Mumbleberry 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

I'm not, Q is a joke.

[–] Firevine 0 points 15 points (+15|-0) ago 

1.3 year old account. That's one hell of a lurk.

[–] mr_shamalama [S] 0 points 15 points (+15|-0) ago 

I made an account during the brief T_D exodus from Reddit. I never really caught on to Voat (I'm old and senile), so I returned to Reddit. Then Reddit banned GA yesterday, and that was the last straw for me. Now I'm going to learn Voat if it kills me.

[–] ignorantoptimist 0 points 12 points (+12|-0) ago  (edited ago)

The fact it took you that long means you may be retarded. I lurked here for years after I deleted my reddit account. Making a post and then adding to the comments on it is not lurking. But considering you are probably retarded you must not comprehend the meaning of lurk.

[–] Ina_Pickle 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Its not so hard to pick up. Fair warning though, we haven't gotten any more polite than we were when the Pedes invaded. They went running back crying for reddit censorship after less than 24 hours of being exposed to the blunt opinions on this site.

[–] DeliciousOnions 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

It's basically just an angry, drunk conservative Reddit that says 'nigger' a lot.

[–] NotHereForPizza 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

i've actually had this account the whole time, it's just been asleep and now i'm revisiting it because of the new influx after the reddit migration. don't mind me covering my tracks

[–] Wga 0 points 11 points (+11|-0) ago 

“My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.”

–Adlai Stevenson

[–] Battlefat 1 points 9 points (+10|-1) ago 

You sound like not a faggot. Tell me you carry chambered and you might actually be a real life gentleman. Also post more, because other Boomers are actual faggots and don’t realize it or are in full blown denial

[–] mr_shamalama [S] 0 points 19 points (+19|-0) ago 

What good is an empty chamber? "Please wait, Mr. Thug, whilst I rack me slide." When I was a 1911 toter a city cop stopped me about my cocked hammer. I told him that's the way Jeff Cooper taught me. He didn't understand.

And The Mrs. carries a Tokarev (7.62x25) in her purse.

I've always leaned libertarian, but joined the first Tea Party folks back in 2010 when the gay Muslim started throwing my tax money to everyone but me. Today I'm a solid Trump supporter (not necessarily a fanboi though).

Just like X-Files said, "I want to believe" when it comes to Q.

[–] Battlefat 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

I’ll raise a dram to a bona fide gentleman. Cheers

[–] swolejusticewarrior 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Took me a second to realize you meant Obama and his husband Michael. Lol. Welcome to voat. Don’t be a porch monkey!

[–] drj2 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

You are free to Continue with phrases such as “gay muslim” here. You actually won’t get downvoted to oblivion if you don’t direct him as the best president ever. It’s a matter of time now before you start calling him a “gay muslim nigger”. Also his wife is a tranny with a bigger dick than he has.

[–] NancyNY2 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Need to get your wife a body holster. Anyone could steal her purse.

[–] The_Day_I_Was_Born 1 points 6 points (+7|-1) ago 

I'm so confused. Can't figure out 8-chan to save my life. So I went to reddit....and POOF! Gone. I WILL figure this voat out.

I'm pissed, scared and excited all at the same time.

[–] shrink 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

Can't figure out 8-chan to save my life

You don't try to figure it out anymore than you "try" to soak up water in a bathtub. You just sit there, and it happens on it own, it sinks in over time. There's a reason why a common phrase is "lurk for a minimum of two years," there is a lot said that flies over your head because you don't understand the inside jokes or references. That doesn't make everything incomprehensible though, most of the stuff is in plain english and easy to understand.

[–] The_Day_I_Was_Born 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I'm having a hard time following the layout of 8-chan. I'll click on links to old posts and forget where I was to begin with....I'll get it. Eventually.

[–] albirdly 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Me too. Getting tired of all the censorship on social media. VOAT reminds me of the early days of USENET when people just said whatever they felt like saying, with no annoying "mods" or social censure sticking their beak in. But that was before the corporate meatball started trying to monetize and sanitize the net. Love the "offensive" stuff cause it's funny.

[–] SethQRich 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Meatwad get the money, G

[–] boredTech 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

I'm still new in the IT field (only about 6 years - And, I want to shoot myself already). What's work like in a QC lab?

[–] mr_shamalama [S] 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

QUIET, and a much slower pace. Much like me.

When I did IT I was programming in dBase III, using Clipper to create run-time executables, being amazed that Win 3.11 contained Novell support, still loving DOS 6.22, learning about the "new" twisted-pair wiring of networks, and typing in WordPerfect.

[–] Thisismyvoatusername 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

WordPerfect. That was a good program.

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