Ahm...ahmmmm...have you checked your maverick IDs lately? 馃槉

https://www.inaturalist.org/identifications?user_id=insert_your_user_ID_here&category=maverick

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I just went though most of my maverick's and made decisions on whether to:
(a) agree with the community ID, or
(b) withdraw my original ID without agreeing, or
(c) keep my disagreeing ID.
It's important to note that "maverick" doesn't necessarily mean incorrect! Sometimes, the rest of the world is wrong.

驻讜专住诐 注诇-讬讚讬 gcwarbler 诇驻谞讬 7 讞讜讚砖讬诐

Thanks for the link and reminder!

驻讜专住诐 注诇-讬讚讬 kaphn8d 诇驻谞讬 7 讞讜讚砖讬诐

It's always fun (for me) to check my maverick IDs. Usually I'm wrong. But one ID remains on my maverick list because I'm right!

驻讜专住诐 注诇-讬讚讬 pfau_tarleton 诇驻谞讬 7 讞讜讚砖讬诐

Thank you, I have now!

驻讜专住诐 注诇-讬讚讬 postoak 诇驻谞讬 7 讞讜讚砖讬诐

I am typically a conservative identifier, so I am typically correct on these, usually as a result of going through and cleaning up IDs on a species or genus. However, I did find one that I had ID'ed to genus and a subsequent taxon swap had moved the species out of that genus. My ID for the old genus remained while everyone else's species level ID got swapped, thus leaving me as a maverick.

驻讜专住诐 注诇-讬讚讬 rymcdaniel 诇驻谞讬 7 讞讜讚砖讬诐

I keep a link to my maverick IDs (using the search string you highlight) in my profile, which I check every now and then. My process is similar to that of @gcwarbler.

驻讜专住诐 注诇-讬讚讬 cholmesphoto 诇驻谞讬 7 讞讜讚砖讬诐

"The rest of the world is wrong!" ~ @gcwarbler
Funny -- I was hearing that a lot from the insane asylum that I was visiting.

Why was I visiting this insane asylum?!? Hmmm... I can't come up with an excuse quick enough. ;)

驻讜专住诐 注诇-讬讚讬 sambiology 诇驻谞讬 7 讞讜讚砖讬诐

Reviewing old observations on which your ID is at odds with the rest of the world is a new Hollywood blockbuster: Top Fun - Mavericks.

驻讜专住诐 注诇-讬讚讬 gcwarbler 诇驻谞讬 7 讞讜讚砖讬诐

Thanks, all done

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