Do you feel good when someone thanks you on the forum?
Does it make you an addict to hifivision?
For few the numbers dont mean anythingits just an other trick up the mods sleeve to keep up the momentum. Most of us are here for the pure joy of learning and sharing. But for some, the numbers or length of their signatures means the world and get real obsessed with the whole deal.
End of the day its an individuals perspective of looking at things.
Though we get satisfaction in doing our daily job and perform reasonably well, it's only when we are regularly motivated that we perform to our full potential!