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  Reply # 568133 12-Jan-2012 22:03 Send private message

If you have a 'like' or '+1" system then you should also have a 'dislike' or "-1" system too......

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  Reply # 568136 12-Jan-2012 22:08 Send private message

I quite like the Reddit system, but I would only have upvotes. Either vote something up or do nothing at all. Similar to a +1.
Posts stay in chronological order but show a "score" or whatever.
Upvotes could also apply to Topics as well as Posts.

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  Reply # 568139 12-Jan-2012 22:17 Send private message

One of the things I want to implement is a "filter": people mark a topic as "QUESTION" and some (or the OP) will mark one or more replies as "ANSWER". Users can then filter the topic to show just the question and the answer.

Obviously this doesn't apply to all topics.





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  Reply # 568140 12-Jan-2012 22:19 Send private message

freitasm: One of the things I want to implement is a "filter": people mark a topic as "QUESTION" and some (or the OP) will mark one or more replies as "ANSWER". Users can then filter the topic to show just the question and the answer.

Obviously this doesn't apply to all topics.



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  Reply # 568149 12-Jan-2012 22:56 Send private message

freitasm: One of the things I want to implement is a "filter": people mark a topic as "QUESTION" and some (or the OP) will mark one or more replies as "ANSWER". Users can then filter the topic to show just the question and the answer.

Obviously this doesn't apply to all topics.



Just completely rewrite GeekZone in ASP.NET MVC taking inspiration from techniques used on Stackoverflow, Reddit etc.

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Reply # 568709 14-Jan-2012 10:09 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.

20 replies have been posted to the OP and 45 hours have elapsed and I'm the first to actually use the +1 functionality on this thread... 




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  Reply # 568722 14-Jan-2012 10:36 Send private message

oxnsox: If you have a 'like' or '+1" system then you should also have a 'dislike' or "-1" system too......


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  Reply # 568773 14-Jan-2012 13:44 Send private message

I just "liked" it to give it it's first thumbs up, but where is the +1?!

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  Reply # 568798 14-Jan-2012 14:55 Send private message

Dratsab: 
20 replies have been posted to the OP and 45 hours have elapsed and I'm the first to actually use the +1 functionality on this thread... 


I'm not a fan of Facebook Like and Google +1, I even go as far as to use http://disconnect.me/about to prevent 3rd party tracking.

Tracking the Trackers: How Our Browsing History Is Leaking into the Cloud
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I would use a GZ specific +1 system though.

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  Reply # 568829 14-Jan-2012 16:16 Send private message

You can easily disable Facebook, Twitter and Google+ on Geekzone by unchecking the appropriate box in your profile page - something most users seem to don't know exists.




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  Reply # 568836 14-Jan-2012 16:31 Send private message

The setting is not mentioned in the profile page itself, but it is available in the 'edit profile' page. ;   ).  

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  Reply # 568859 14-Jan-2012 17:38 Send private message

It always surprises me that geeks can't be bothered looking at the settings page to try and find things they could change.




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  Reply # 568868 14-Jan-2012 17:56 Send private message

Rename it 'hidden settings' instead of 'edit profile'. That should do it.

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  Reply # 568876 14-Jan-2012 18:19 Send private message

Good suggestion!




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