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The 'thank you' button?

Post by Spud Murphy » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:40 am

No offence, but it seems a little strange saying 'thank you' to a post that you like or agree with. I've never seen that before. Is there any reason why it couldn't just be a 'like' button the same as Facebook?


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Post by Milky » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:56 am

Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:40 am
No offence, but it seems a little strange saying 'thank you' to a post that you like or agree with. I've never seen that before. Is there any reason why it couldn't just be a 'like' button the same as Facebook?
Too much competition for likes amongst childish users when used before lol

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Post by Spud Murphy » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 12:06 pm

Milky wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:56 am
Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:40 am
No offence, but it seems a little strange saying 'thank you' to a post that you like or agree with. I've never seen that before. Is there any reason why it couldn't just be a 'like' button the same as Facebook?
Too much competition for likes amongst childish users when used before lol
Really? What's the difference? That could still happen with the thank you's as well! Btw thank you for your thank you Milky :lol:

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Post by Milky » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 12:07 pm

Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 12:06 pm
Milky wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:56 am
Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:40 am
No offence, but it seems a little strange saying 'thank you' to a post that you like or agree with. I've never seen that before. Is there any reason why it couldn't just be a 'like' button the same as Facebook?
Too much competition for likes amongst childish users when used before lol
Really? What's the difference? That could still happen with the thank you's as well! Btw thank you for your thank you Milky :lol:
The likes were tallied up and each persons amount would appear under their name. Haha you're welcome bud

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Post by formerguest » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 3:27 pm

Milky wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 12:07 pm
Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 12:06 pm
Milky wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:56 am
Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:40 am
No offence, but it seems a little strange saying 'thank you' to a post that you like or agree with. I've never seen that before. Is there any reason why it couldn't just be a 'like' button the same as Facebook?
Too much competition for likes amongst childish users when used before lol
Really? What's the difference? That could still happen with the thank you's as well! Btw thank you for your thank you Milky :lol:
The likes were tallied up and each persons amount would appear under their name. Haha you're welcome bud
Just as they are again now. I remember a few dramas on here over over this silly issue, so would prefer no tallying as it seemed that's where issues arose.


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Post by goldcoast tiger » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 4:24 pm

Milky wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 12:07 pm
Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 12:06 pm
Milky wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:56 am
Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:40 am
No offence, but it seems a little strange saying 'thank you' to a post that you like or agree with. I've never seen that before. Is there any reason why it couldn't just be a 'like' button the same as Facebook?
Too much competition for likes amongst childish users when used before lol
Really? What's the difference? That could still happen with the thank you's as well! Btw thank you for your thank you Milky :lol:
The likes were tallied up and each persons amount would appear under their name. Haha you're welcome bud
I forgot to thank you too Milky, so Thank You, & Thank you for reminding me to Thank him Spud.
Thanks you very much. :D

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Post by innsaneink » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 6:18 pm

Jesus christ just ignore it if such a petty minor issue offends you so much

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Post by Byron Bay Fan » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 6:20 pm

innsaneink wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 6:18 pm
Jesus christ just ignore it if such a petty minor issue offends you so much
did you have to use petty and minor together - it offends
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Post by Spud Murphy » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 7:47 pm

Byron Bay Fan wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 6:20 pm
innsaneink wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 6:18 pm
Jesus christ just ignore it if such a petty minor issue offends you so much
did you have to use petty and minor together - it offends
Geez people, please don't get narky about this. I'm not offended about anything and I certainly didn't mean to offend you guys! My OP was just an innocent question because I had never seen a 'thank you' button used anywhere before, I thought it was a bit strange and was wondering why they didn't just make it a 'like' button - that's all. I didn't realise that had been done before until Milky told me. Bloody hell :?

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Post by innsaneink » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 8:23 pm

I wasn't referring to you spud...

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Post by Spud Murphy » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 8:49 pm

innsaneink wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 8:23 pm
I wasn't referring to you spud...
My apologies ink, I just assumed you were responding to my OP - all good.

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Post by stryker » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 9:05 pm

"I wish to congratulate you good sir for saying something I agree with, please accept my gratitude with this hearty thankyou".

LMAO this is terrific, who came up with this corker of a scheme? I wish to thank them hahahaha....

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Post by innsaneink » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 9:31 pm

Spud Murphy wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 8:49 pm
innsaneink wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 8:23 pm
I wasn't referring to you spud...
My apologies ink, I just assumed you were responding to my OP - all good.



Thnx

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Post by Milky » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 9:34 pm

stryker wrote:
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 9:05 pm
"I wish to congratulate you good sir for saying something I agree with, please accept my gratitude with this hearty thankyou".

LMAO this is terrific, who came up with this corker of a scheme? I wish to thank them hahahaha....

Weren't you leaving?

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Post by Sabre » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 10:48 pm

Alien isn't here this time, so tallying shouldn't be an issue.
I think it was having 0 likes that made him realise people weren't too fond of him.

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Post by Bob » Sat 08 Jul, 2017 11:34 pm

Thank you / like buttons work on individual posts. Viewing a post based on most likes / thank yous' should be about reading a well thought out post or idea.

The trouble with likes / thank yous' is that it becomes a popularity contest.

The soloution (hint hint) is to make likes on a post viewable. yet make the users with the most likes less accessible. Making likes more about content and less about the author.

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Post by TCL » Sun 09 Jul, 2017 4:55 pm

We should have Thanking awards.

Best Thank of the day.
Most Thanked comment.
Who Thanked the most.
Who was Thanked the most.

And hand out certificates at the end of the week for an award and each week a new person must be picked so every gets a Thanking award.


But on a serious note, I like the Thank button. When someone posts a comment I like or agree with I can thank them.

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Post by Kul » Mon 10 Jul, 2017 10:55 am

omg I'll change the text then

What should it change to?
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