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[Suggestion] Better functionality when clicking your Mini-Me

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by Luke F, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. Luke F

    Luke F Well-Known Member

    As it stands, clicking a Mini-Me opens your own member card, which is completely pointless.

    I recently found myself looking at a thread and wanting to see my post in it, and one of the things I tried was clicking the Mini-Me. It would be great if doing that actually took you to your first post in a thread :)

    And to keep a consistent design, clicking your fullsize avatar on a thread you have made should probably take you to the OP.

    Edit: And clicking your Mini-Me on a thread you have created should take you to your second post (if applicable), I guess.
    Defqon, erich37, gib and 7 others like this.
  2. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    I completely agree. It is also logical/intuitive thinking, because it already says on the tooltip' You have posted x messages in this thread', so yes clicking it to bring you to an overview of those posts you made would be great. It was already suggested somewhere and Mike commented on it.

    Merge time?
    KURTZ likes this.
  3. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Interesting thought about the mini me action :)
  4. Lawrence

    Lawrence Well-Known Member

  5. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    I agree with this 100%
  6. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    Would it make more sense to go the persons last post in the thread instead?

    Usually that is what I look for.
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  7. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    That makes sense actually
  8. ---MAD---

    ---MAD--- Well-Known Member

    Nice idea.
  9. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    we have already discuss it ... i've pointed out this sometime ago ... (and off course we agreed) ;)
  10. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    Clicking on the mini-me and having it do something would be cool, and could save much time if a thread is really really long. The maximum flexibility would be a 'search for all my posts', the way I typically use a forum is to find my last post. Either one would be good. If go to last post does not invoke the search function, that might be better from a performance point of view.
    Forsaken and Darkimmortal like this.
  11. grant sarver

    grant sarver Well-Known Member

    I like the small avatar if I've posted in a thread. How about if I click on that it takes me to my last post in this thread? Not always the same as "first not viewed" especially in a very long or old thread.
  12. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    Instead of bringing us to the Membercard of ourselves when we click on the mini-me (which in itself is quite, if not without any use/value isn't it... we KNOW who we are ourselves, don't we? :confused:)... the functionality of the tooltip should be expanded really. 'You have posted 2 messages in this thread' should actually show us the links to those postings. So, you can jump to your last posting in 1 go and any other postings you've posted for that matter.

    I mean, come on...think about it: 'You have posted 2 messages in this thread' .... who cares?! Do I care if I posted 4 or 5 or 16 messages in a thread? Nope. Obviously. But I do care to see them yes. The number doesn't provide any value... the contents do!
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  13. grant sarver

    grant sarver Well-Known Member

    That would be a nice refinement. I like it!;)
  14. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    I knew you would... ;)
  15. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    Yup, it's indeed totally pointless that clicking on your own mini-me brings you to your own Membercard:

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  16. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  17. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

  18. grant sarver

    grant sarver Well-Known Member

    Pretty much the same. Still seems like good idea, although I think Grover has the best suggestion on it.
  19. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    In that case I'll merge the threads then to keep the discussion in one place.
  20. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    I rather would suggest the following:

    clicking on my own mini-me in a specific thread should go to my own first post in that specific thread.

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