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The ... Button

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Brogan, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I've read a lot of posts about the Like button, with arguments for and against.
    Same goes for the Dislike button which may or may not make an appearance.

    I think we're missing an opportunity though. There should be a whole array of buttons to convey all kinds of meanings.

    I'm going to kick off with a button which means neither like nor dislike.
    It could mean, yes, no, maybe, possibly, never, but I can't actually specify which.
    It could even mean all of them at different points in time.
    It's a very non-committal button as I may change my opinion in the future depending on what happens.

    I'm going to call it The Politician Button :D

    What others can we add?
     
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  2. steven s

    steven s Well-Known Member

    A Me Too button. But unless you see everyone's uses name, it's meaningless.
    I wouldn't mind a dislike or a ftw, ftl.
     
  3. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    a WTH button. Or even worse, WTF. :D
     
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  4. Kim

    Kim Well-Known Member

    I think we need a generic button to be assigned at the Admin's discretion.

    I would use it for different things on different sites, including a "that sucks" kind of option on one site :p
     
  5. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Facepalm button :)
     
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  6. T3G Silas

    T3G Silas Active Member

    How about a button that when clicked prompts you to type in a short message?
    This way everyone is happy.
     
  7. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Isn't that the point of a reply function? :p
     
  8. T3G Silas

    T3G Silas Active Member

    This is the same problem with the "Thanks" button.
    The point isn't to make a reply, it's to state something, just like any other button, eg "Like".
     
  9. AnthonyCea

    AnthonyCea Well-Known Member

    How about a "go to hell button", I'm sure Michael and I would use it on each other a lot, it does not have to be public, just a button to work Michael over with, it could have a one use a day limitation placed on it.
     
  10. anotheralias

    anotheralias Well-Known Member

    I vote for a "Who the hell is Michael?" button.
     
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  11. Jethro

    Jethro Well-Known Member

    The "IB Button", hit that little baby and all your likes get deleted, the thread you hit it in suddenly develops a whole lot of bugs, and your IQ drops dramatically ....
     
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  12. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    LOL... Michael = mjp
     
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  13. CBI Web

    CBI Web Well-Known Member

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  14. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    Panic button
     
  15. mjp

    mjp Well-Known Member

    He thinks by referring to me as "Michael" all the time he is outing me or something. But I've never been in, so I can't be outed.

    Hello, I'm Michael and I'm an alcoholic.
     
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  16. AnthonyCea

    AnthonyCea Well-Known Member

    LOL, I need to get another beer now !!!
     
  17. anotheralias

    anotheralias Well-Known Member

    Ah. Thanks for the explanation. :)
     
  18. Jethro

    Jethro Well-Known Member

    Just to add, we support all life styles here.
     
  19. Andrew

    Andrew Well-Known Member

    Hahaha I like that one
     
  20. Crazyfruitbat

    Crazyfruitbat Well-Known Member

    I would like a 'meh..' button for all those times when things are just meh..
     

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