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Question for the XF staff - are you tired of all the 'likes'?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Dean, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    In general I've been 'liking' posts for a variety of positive reasons such as 'I agree', 'thank you', etc because that seems simpler and easier, and cleaner to do that instead of putting up another post... because there are already many posts on this forum.

    Is that ok, or are you tired of all the likes?

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  2. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    Not that they can stop it I think... :p
     
  3. WhatChaMissin

    WhatChaMissin Active Member

    I like the likes, but I would also like a dislike. :cool:
     
  4. Ahmed

    Ahmed Well-Known Member

    I don't see why they won't like the likes. :rolleyes:
     
  5. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

    Sorry that just made me think of Facebook when you can like so many things the only next progressive step is to be able to like a like...

    This forum is great as it is driving competition while also being so simple and addictive etc.
     
  6. Ahmed

    Ahmed Well-Known Member

    That's is not gonna happen any time soon, maybe ever.
     
  7. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Take 2 ROFLMAO - IMO you have to like a like. Because dis-liking a like would be like liking a dis-like. :D
     
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  8. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    LMAO @ Shelley!

    I like the likes. But I also like reading posts saying that you like the post that you're liking. I think I just confused myself
     
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  9. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member




    *sniggers*
    :D
     
  10. Sami

    Sami Well-Known Member

    Dunno. I have 'liked' twice to show appreciation. Being useful and/or helpful on the forums should be a standard.
     
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  11. WhatChaMissin

    WhatChaMissin Active Member

    Someone will eventual create a dislike mod... it's inevitable ;)
     
  12. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member



    Liking likes is fine but at what point do you stop people from liking likes? I like the way likes currently work, but I imagine if a mod for dislike comes in, it would make liking items confusing. Plus, can you imagine liking dislikes and then liking the dislikes of other people's liking?

    I'm just going to give up now.
     
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  13. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    That's really the point of them in general. If you don't have anything you want to add, you can like a comment. Beats the "me too" stuff and because it's so easy, will happen more frequently.
     
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  14. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    oh good grief, stop, lol.
     
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  15. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Not to mention this will be an invaluable feature for resource areas with threads being bombarded with thanks when "likes" will suffice beautifully. It'll allow the more important support questions that will be posted to take a prominent role.

    I'm liking the way you are thinking. LOL
     
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  16. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    Sounds great, I did not want to add any work load with all the 'like' notices you must be getting. But still provide some type of feedback. :)
     
  17. WhatChaMissin

    WhatChaMissin Active Member

    *I like/liked this post.

    I also like this mod, which can problably be turned into a like/dislike feature.
    Helpful Answers - http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=233296&highlight=thumb
    It gives the site owner/admin "The ability to turn off negative ratings for a positive only system"
     
  18. James

    James Well-Known Member

    I'm glad the like feature was designed. I've had just as much enjoyment liking posts as I have reading the amount of times the word 'like' has been said in this thread. It's a great tongue-twister.
     
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  19. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Everybody likes getting likes :)
     
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  20. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    Nope, old granny here doesn't:
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