How about a "Like" button

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How about a "Like" button

Postby Elderberry » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:17 pm

No, no, no. Not a Facebook like button, just a plain old "I like this post like button".
http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=70&t=2113726
Not sure if this one allows for liking an individual post or if it is only for liking the entire thread. But being able to like an individual post would be da bomb!
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby oneeyeddick » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:20 pm

how would that not be like the "like" button on FB other than appearance?
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Elderberry » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:21 pm

You could like a thread here (just internal to eplaya). Not like the FB like button that would post your like on Facebook.
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby oneeyeddick » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:38 pm

You can filter who sees what on FB, here you can't

The difference makes it even worse here.
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Elderberry » Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:01 pm

I'm not sure I understand what you're getting at.

There are times here that someone posts something that I like, but don't necessarily want to comment further on. So, if there were a "like" button on the post, it would be easy for me (and everyone else, of course) to just click on the "like" button, should they so choose.

So how does filtering fit in this picture?
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:58 am

dear john,

we know you love facebook.

why don't you marry it.
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby trilobyte » Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:10 am

I don't think ePlaya really needs to add 'popularity contest' functionality. Besides, with the gratuitous use of socks by some it wouldn't take long before the numbers were meaningless.

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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Shpilkus » Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:15 am

I got your "like button" right here pal! :shock:
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Elderberry » Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:46 am

LOL I thought you had me blocked!? :shock: :?: :wink: :D

Simon of the Playa wrote:dear john,

we know you love facebook.

why don't you marry it.
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:21 am

trilobyte wrote:I don't think ePlaya really needs to add 'popularity contest' functionality. Besides, with the gratuitous use of socks by some it wouldn't take long before the numbers were meaningless.



LIKE.




the sock part that is...



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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Lassen Forge » Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:26 pm

jkisha wrote:LOL I thought you had me blocked!? :shock: :?: :wink: :D

Simon of the Playa wrote:dear john...

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Is that an official "Dear John" letter? --giggles--

And, oh yeah, +10 on the "ploink" call!

(I don't like the like, either, but... Just because we ARE ePlaya... how about an "unlike" button?)

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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:57 pm

i guess that would be shorter than a "Youmakemewannaprojectilevomit" button...
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby junglesmacks » Fri Oct 07, 2011 1:18 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:i guess that would be shorter than a "Youmakemewannaprojectilevomit" button...


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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby MOOP_Nazi » Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:02 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:i guess that would be shorter than a "Youmakemewannaprojectilevomit" button...


+1
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Bob » Sun Oct 09, 2011 11:21 pm

There is nothing more insipid than +[integer] me-too posts. Makes DVD Burglar look like a cultured, sophisticated man about town.
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Elderberry » Sun Oct 09, 2011 11:39 pm

Bob wrote:There is nothing more insipid than +[integer] me-too posts. Makes DVD Burglar look like a cultured, sophisticated man about town.

+100
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby dr.placebo » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:03 pm

Bob wrote:There is nothing more insipid than +[integer] me-too posts. Makes DVD Burglar look like a cultured, sophisticated man about town.

- 1.0 + sqrt(2) i

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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Sail Man » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:03 pm

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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:26 pm

cant we just go back to vicious ethnic slurs or fawning ass-kissing like the old days?
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Postby dr.placebo » Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:28 pm

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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Rabbette » Mon Oct 10, 2011 7:19 pm

So jkisha You know you can bookmark you favorite threads. Or did u want to be able to bookmark or "like" a post. As in an example if someone said something cleaver or funny you could just "like" that post.... maybe we should call it something else - such as maybe a favorite button and it could be a little star.

I could see how that would be convenient.

Then under your profile you could see all the post that you starred/favorited.
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Re: How about a "Like" button

Postby Elderberry » Mon Oct 10, 2011 10:14 pm

I am aware of the bookmark feature, but use it sparingly.
Yup, i was thinking it would be convenient too, but the idea doesn't appear to be all that popular here.
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