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Topic # 95762 12-Jan-2012 13:12 Send private message

Would it be possible to implement a function to vote up (or like for the lack of a better term) people's posts?

There are times where i want to show support for peoples posts, but don't want to flood the thread with an un-necessary post.

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  Reply # 567887 12-Jan-2012 13:14 Send private message

jaymz: Would it be possible to implement a function to vote up (or like for the lack of a better term) people's posts?

There are times where i want to show support for peoples posts, but don't want to flood the thread with an un-necessary post.
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  Reply # 567888 12-Jan-2012 13:15 Send private message

jaymz: Would it be possible to implement a function to vote up (or like for the lack of a better term) people's posts?

There are times where i want to show support for peoples posts, but don't want to flood the thread with an un-necessary post.

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  Reply # 567889 12-Jan-2012 13:16 Send private message

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  Reply # 567897 12-Jan-2012 13:25 Send private message

I don't like that idea. I think that +1 posts while a bit of a waste of space show the progression of a thread.

I guess you could mark one of the posts as "most favoured reply" in a different colour...



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Reply # 567901 12-Jan-2012 13:33 Send private message

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networkn: I don't like that idea. I think that +1 posts while a bit of a waste of space show the progression of a thread.

I guess you could mark one of the posts as "most favoured reply" in a different colour...


I have used other forums and found the "likes" quite a nice quick way to show support to fellow forum member's posts. 

Having different coloured forum posts would be too "busy" and confusing.  You could end up with a thread full of various colours that at a glance would mean nothing. 

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  Reply # 567902 12-Jan-2012 13:33 Send private message

keewee01: +1


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  Reply # 567984 12-Jan-2012 15:26 Send private message

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  Reply # 567988 12-Jan-2012 15:28 Send private message

What about a "thanks" button or something like that..

Then you have a "thanks" count on your profile thing

And then you can have "thanks" badges

The benefits are endless!

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  Reply # 567994 12-Jan-2012 15:38 Send private message

networkn: I don't like that idea. I think that +1 posts while a bit of a waste of space show the progression of a thread.

I like the idea. But it's true, they do have some weird effect that a simple number would not have..

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  Reply # 567999 12-Jan-2012 15:52 Send private message

How about a 'reputation' score?

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  Reply # 568003 12-Jan-2012 16:04 Send private message

heavenlywild: How about a 'reputation' score?

That is something different isn't it? how would that work then?

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  Reply # 568009 12-Jan-2012 16:12 Send private message

None of these ideas are new. I have talked about this with RedJungle for a while. The one I like most is the reputation score, based on number of contributions that are recognised by the community with use of "+1" buttons.





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  Reply # 568030 12-Jan-2012 17:01 Send private message

Maybe also set it so you could view a threshold, ie in a thread, only view all replies with at least 3 +1s.




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  Reply # 568053 12-Jan-2012 17:45 Send private message

nate: Maybe also set it so you could view a threshold, ie in a thread, only view all replies with at least 3 +1s.


Just don't make that the default or nobody would see anything :)


I'd like to see a system where we can +1 things but the comments still stay in chronological order

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