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Return of the Like button 1328

Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,318
Return of the Like button
« on: August 04, 2016, 08:49:41 PM »
Any word on getting the Like button back ? I know a lot of us miss it . 


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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2016, 11:06:35 PM »
Like

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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2016, 11:11:50 PM »
  Huh? You don't see the Like button??





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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2016, 12:32:40 AM »
So far there does not appear to be a viable component for a Like button.

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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2016, 12:37:03 AM »
I've enjoyed seeing more people interacting instead of just pressing a button.
Nice to actually read comments when folks like a post :)

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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2016, 01:39:53 AM »
I've enjoyed seeing more people interacting instead of just pressing a button.
Nice to actually read comments when folks like a post :)

Like.

:P

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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2016, 01:47:31 AM »
 :rofl:
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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2016, 03:46:12 AM »
I've enjoyed seeing more people interacting instead of just pressing a button.
Nice to actually read comments when folks like a post :)
:D
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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2016, 02:02:28 PM »
I've enjoyed seeing more people interacting instead of just pressing a button.
Nice to actually read comments when folks like a post :)

I get that, and I agree, but sometimes I like to use a like button just to acknowledge that I, well, like, and appreciate the post and the effort etc, but have nothing constructive to add :)
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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2016, 02:03:44 PM »


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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2016, 04:28:21 PM »
I've enjoyed seeing more people interacting instead of just pressing a button.
Nice to actually read comments when folks like a post :)

I get that, and I agree, but sometimes I like to use a like button just to acknowledge that I, well, like, and appreciate the post and the effort etc, but have nothing constructive to add :)

Since when do we require posts to be constructive?

I think I missed that memo....  :think:

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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2016, 04:40:37 PM »
I've enjoyed seeing more people interacting instead of just pressing a button.
Nice to actually read comments when folks like a post :)

I get that, and I agree, but sometimes I like to use a like button just to acknowledge that I, well, like, and appreciate the post and the effort etc, but have nothing constructive to add :)

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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2016, 06:33:10 PM »
I've enjoyed seeing more people interacting instead of just pressing a button.
Nice to actually read comments when folks like a post :)
This.
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,183 What's the matter, kid? Don't ya like clowns?
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2016, 06:42:02 PM »
I've enjoyed seeing more people interacting instead of just pressing a button.
Nice to actually read comments when folks like a post :)



Why was the button introduced in the first place then?

That is how the forum was before the "like" button was introduced.  :think:

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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2016, 08:13:22 PM »
I don't think the like button deterred people from posting. I do think it enhanced the forum in that it allowed people to acknowledge that they enjoyed a post or picture. It also I think led to less clutter in threads with pictures for example ,  rather than quoting a post with a picture in it you could like it and the person who posted it new it was appreciated.

I do hope that some effort will be made to find a way to get it to work with the new software. I'm not tech savy but it seems odd to me that it can't work with updated software. Lots of other forums have a like button. For example two of the guitar forums I belong to have it.

Anyway thanks for listening and I do appreciate all that goes into making the forum run.   :cheers:
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 22,462 "Spending all of my money and time Oh, ho ho...'"
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2016, 08:58:50 PM »
More typing time for the RA guy so I've had to develop a work around.

On bad arthritis days....
#1 Don't respond     :dwts:   or
#2 Give them a :cheers:      or
#3 Wait for someone to respond and +1 it to death.   :D

Hey I loved the like button! I had nearly 7800 likes and gave out probably 4X that to new members, for great pics or just to let someone I appreciated them posting and being here with us.


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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #17 on: August 05, 2016, 10:18:23 PM »
Maybe that hate me now a few people here
but I'm not a fan of babbling.

The Like button was a small tool to to reduce the "friendly spam".

For example, a "test, please ignore" thread lives from babbling.
But there are many threads where good images or information are the essence.
But this essence is lost in hundreds, thousands comments to.
It takes too much time to pick out interesting from thousands of empty replies.
Pity about the good content.

And the number of likes in proportion to the number of postings
was an indication of the quality of a member.

I hope the Like button come back.

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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #18 on: August 05, 2016, 10:52:21 PM »
More typing time for the RA guy so I've had to develop a work around.

On bad arthritis days....
#1 Don't respond     :dwts:   or
#2 Give them a :cheers:      or
#3 Wait for someone to respond and +1 it to death.   :D

Hey I loved the like button! I had nearly 7800 likes and gave out probably 4X that to new members, for great pics or just to let someone I appreciated them posting and being here with us.
I Like this post.  Well, I can't actually "Like" this post, but mentally I'm clicking the Like button.

Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 22,462 "Spending all of my money and time Oh, ho ho...'"
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #19 on: August 06, 2016, 02:02:31 AM »
More typing time for the RA guy so I've had to develop a work around.

On bad arthritis days....
#1 Don't respond     :dwts:   or
#2 Give them a :cheers:      or
#3 Wait for someone to respond and +1 it to death.   :D

Hey I loved the like button! I had nearly 7800 likes and gave out probably 4X that to new members, for great pics or just to let someone I appreciated them posting and being here with us.
I Like this post.  Well, I can't actually "Like" this post, but mentally I'm clicking the Like button.

 :D :cheers:  Thanks D-Mac!!

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Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 22,462 "Spending all of my money and time Oh, ho ho...'"
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #20 on: August 06, 2016, 02:04:15 AM »
Maybe that hate me now a few people here
but I'm not a fan of babbling.

The Like button was a small tool to to reduce the "friendly spam".

For example, a "test, please ignore" thread lives from babbling.
But there are many threads where good images or information are the essence.
But this essence is lost in hundreds, thousands comments to.
It takes too much time to pick out interesting from thousands of empty replies.
Pity about the good content.

And the number of likes in proportion to the number of postings
was an indication of the quality of a member.

I hope the Like button come back.

 :cheers: :cheers:

- Robert

Attending ALOX Anonymous meetings since 1983!



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Quo Fata Ferunt
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Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 22,462 "Spending all of my money and time Oh, ho ho...'"
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #21 on: August 06, 2016, 02:05:33 AM »
I don't think the like button deterred people from posting. I do think it enhanced the forum in that it allowed people to acknowledge that they enjoyed a post or picture. It also I think led to less clutter in threads with pictures for example ,  rather than quoting a post with a picture in it you could like it and the person who posted it new it was appreciated.

I do hope that some effort will be made to find a way to get it to work with the new software. I'm not tech savy but it seems odd to me that it can't work with updated software. Lots of other forums have a like button. For example two of the guitar forums I belong to have it.

Anyway thanks for listening and I do appreciate all that goes into making the forum run.   :cheers:

 :cheers: :cheers:

- Robert

Attending ALOX Anonymous meetings since 1983!



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Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2016, 02:22:00 AM »
hey, are we bringing chat back?






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Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 31,656
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #23 on: August 06, 2016, 02:30:19 AM »
Just saying, I never went back to see if any of my posts were liked however if someone posted then I read it.

And with that said, there is activity happening out the back.

Patience good people.
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 16,104 Little to the right...
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #24 on: August 06, 2016, 03:11:05 AM »
Just saying, I never went back to see if any of my posts were liked however if someone posted then I read it.

And with that said, there is activity happening out the back.

Patience good people.
You make a good point there.  I never went back to check my posts either, but would check others like counters.  I loved seeing other members like count go up.

Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 36,880
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #25 on: August 10, 2016, 07:37:04 PM »
It isn't the return of the Like Button but it should be a good alternative for now :D A new LIKE smiley :cheers:

 :like:

Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 11,687 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #26 on: August 10, 2016, 07:43:58 PM »
Just saying, I never went back to see if any of my posts were liked however if someone posted then I read it.

And with that said, there is activity happening out the back.

Patience good people.

Where?! In Idaho?!

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 22,462 "Spending all of my money and time Oh, ho ho...'"
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #27 on: August 10, 2016, 08:06:28 PM »
It isn't the return of the Like Button but it should be a good alternative for now :D A new LIKE smiley :cheers:

 :like:

 :like:

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Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,318
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #28 on: August 10, 2016, 08:25:42 PM »
It isn't the return of the Like Button but it should be a good alternative for now :D A new LIKE smiley :cheers:

 :like:

Like the smiley and it will do I suppose  Until we get the like button back   ;)
Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 36,880
Re: Return of the Like button
« Reply #29 on: August 10, 2016, 09:42:48 PM »
It isn't the return of the Like Button but it should be a good alternative for now :D A new LIKE smiley :cheers:

 :like:

Like the smiley and it will do I suppose  Until we get the like button back   ;)

 :like:


 

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