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Blog Entry# 78828  
Posted: Oct 19 2010 (8:48AM)

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moderator*^~*^~   5024 blog posts   19 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 78828            Tags   Past Edits
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Blog Rating/Voting: To encourage higher quality in blog postings, the blog rating system has now been enhanced. As before, you can vote on any blog post by clicking on the thumbsup/thumbsdown buttons on the right side of each blog post/reply.
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Oct 19 2010 (9:39AM)
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with some modification we can make it as "best REPLY" by the person who started this post and there should not be any point for that . This will make him and other person to post more and more so that it will discussed more here then any other forum. Again giving you trouble -UG

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