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Add a Like feature
Posted by the Baron on Monday, April 5, 2021 12:04 PM

I think it's been suggested before, so I apologize for a duplication, but I'd like to suggest that the forum add a "Like this post" feature. So many times, I see posts that I like, but I don't want to take the time or have the time to write a reply.  But I'd like to show a positive response.

I don't mean a Like feature a la Facebook, with dislikes as well as likes.  But just a "Like this post" feature.  Some other forums I belong to use such a feature.  Some have a "Thanks" feature, too.  They'd be nice to have.

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Posted by modelcrazy on Monday, April 5, 2021 12:09 PM

Similar to Britmodler.

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Posted by gregbale on Monday, April 5, 2021 12:15 PM

modelcrazy

Similar to Britmodler.

Bingo.

Greg

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"Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer."
 
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Posted by GMorrison on Monday, April 5, 2021 1:53 PM

That's what the stars are for, at least for the thread itself.

For particular posts, I usually do a Yes

 

Bill

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Posted by Tojo72 on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:45 AM

Yes,I would like to see that also

Along with the other Britmodeler reactions like "thanks" "haha" are useful 

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Posted by the Baron on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:58 AM

GMorrison

That's what the stars are for, at least for the thread itself.

For particular posts, I usually do a Yes

Bill 

Correct, the stars are the thread's rating, but I mean individual posts, not the thread.  Even adding a thumbs-up means having to create reply.  And creating a reply means that that thread is now added to our Discussions, further cluttering them up.  A single click of "like", or "thanks" is a little easier.

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Posted by steve5 on Saturday, April 10, 2021 3:58 PM

I think a lot of us would like that .

 

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Posted by Justinryan215 on Friday, June 4, 2021 6:44 AM

the Baron

I think it's been suggested before, so I apologize for a duplication, but I'd like to suggest that the forum add a "Like this post" feature. So many times, I see posts that I like, but I don't want to take the time or have the time to write a reply.  But I'd like to show a positive response.

I don't mean a Like feature a la Facebook, with dislikes as well as likes.  But just a "Like this post" feature.  Some other forums I belong to use such a feature.  Some have a "Thanks" feature, too.  They'd be nice to have.

 

Sometimes, similar to the SMCG on facebook, there is nothing left to say to add to the conversation, but you want to acknowledge the conversation....

"...failure to do anything because someone else can do better makes us rather dull and lazy..."

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Posted by Greg on Saturday, June 5, 2021 8:51 AM

I've never felt this necessary, and yes it's been brought up a few times.

But this thread has changed my opinion and I agree it would be a nice thing to have. Some really good points made here.

-Greg

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Posted by stikpusher on Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:36 AM

Harrumph! Harrumph!! Harrumph!!!

 

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Posted by the Baron on Friday, January 14, 2022 11:07 AM

I apologize for bumping my own thread, but the scenario keeps coming up.  So far, in the 5 minutes since I logged in today, I've read several posts in various threads, and I liked the content.  But I didn't like it enough to add a post that merely contains an emoticon and have that thread added to my accumulated discussions.  A simple Like button would have been perfect.

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Thursday, January 27, 2022 7:12 AM

It’s a great suggestion. This is a thread I would use the like feature if we had one so Yes will have to do for now.  

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Posted by the Baron on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 11:44 AM

Bumping this again.  I just read some more posts that deserved a "like", but didn't really need a whole reply post from me, and I don't need the thread added to "My Discussions."  A "like" would be so much user-friendlier.

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Posted by stikpusher on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 12:07 PM

the Baron

Bumping this again.  I just read some more posts that deserved a "like", but didn't really need a whole reply post from me, and I don't need the thread added to "My Discussions."  A "like" would be so much user-friendlier.

 

Yes, it would be nice to have such a capability here.

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

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Posted by wpwar11 on Monday, August 15, 2022 6:44 PM

I hate it.  Saying you like something adds nothing to the conversation.  If you like a given post or comment tell me what you like about it.  I just feel it's lazy.  As a newer modeler it lets me and others learn more about the hobby.  I may never meet any of you but I'm very interested in what you have to say.  

 

Paul

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Posted by stikpusher on Monday, August 15, 2022 8:04 PM

wpwar11

I hate it.  Saying you like something adds nothing to the conversation.  If you like a given post or comment tell me what you like about it.  I just feel it's lazy.  As a newer modeler it lets me and others learn more about the hobby.  I may never meet any of you but I'm very interested in what you have to say.  

 

Paul

 

If one is not one of the early commenters, but is late to the party and has nothing to add besides another "attaboy/nice work/etc.", a "like" fills the same role. On the other hand, if someone has a new critique or comment on a post or build, which adds some tidbit of information, sound off. There is a difference between the types.

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by Eaglecash867 on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 6:04 AM

wpwar11

I hate it.  Saying you like something adds nothing to the conversation.  If you like a given post or comment tell me what you like about it.  I just feel it's lazy.  As a newer modeler it lets me and others learn more about the hobby.  I may never meet any of you but I'm very interested in what you have to say.  

 

Paul

 

I agree, Paul.  I could do without it.  I could see it being a lot like the quote feature that rarely gets used and the most recent post in a thread getting the "like" when the person hitting the button actually liked a post that was 10 posts up.  To that end, nobody would really know what post a "like" was actually for.  Besides, there are always the emoticons if someone is pressed for time.  I'd rather see the development team being able to allocate their resources to fixing broken features like the PM function.  They're obviously juggling a lot of stuff without a lot of manpower to throw at it.  Trying to add a new feature like that just doesn't sound like a good use of their time.

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Posted by mustang1989 on Thursday, November 24, 2022 8:09 AM

I'll say this, I use the "like" feature sometimes to draw attention to either the OP or what I feel like is an important post to me that I want to the person who either made the thread or a post to see. As far as using the "like" button for liking a build or what someone has accomplished/done....I'm out on that. Accomplishments and results are ALWAYS worth a comment and not a simple and lazy push of a button. 

                   

 

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Posted by hogfanfs on Thursday, November 24, 2022 10:44 AM

I like the idea of a like button! There I said it. Big Smile

 Bruce

 

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