What am I missing? I've noticed some Amirites seem to be obsessed with achievements, points, upvotes and downvotes.... what satisfaction does one get because of them or lack of.....as far as I know they don't mean anything...could I be wrong? lol

This isn't directed at any one person, but I have seen a few that seem to be obsessed with those features here on Amirite and have never understood why.