A Thanks Button?

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  1. outgum
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    I would like to request the addition of a "Thanks" Button,
    What it would do is, under where it tells us out post count, it could haved "Thanked "Insert number" Times.
    And at the bottom of every post somewhere, have a thanks button.

    Each time a user finds the post helpful, they thank them by clicking the button, this then will update the part under your post count as i suggest earlier.

    I suggest this, as it will show the members post count correct, but it will also, if added show how many thanks the user has got, showing there helpfulness.
    this will show that despite a users high post count, it well display the depth and helpfullness that the user contains in there post, this sounds like a good idea to me, and i would like to see this content added, or atleast taking into consideration.
     


  2. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    Idea has already been suggested.
     
  3. flameiguana

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    No thanks!
     
  4. prowler

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    Good for the people who suggested it then.

    Anyway, I think its a good idea.
     
  5. outgum
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    Sorry, i did use the search button, Its just that the word "thanks" and "button" are used ALOT on the forum XD
     
  6. soulx

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    Hurr Durr. I wouldn't like this. Certain users who don't have the time to help everyone will be considered less 'worthy' then other less knowledgeable people who try to help people.

    I remember a feature like this at that lame 'TalkPrizes' forum.
     
  7. EyeZ

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    I think it's a bad idea, because it could cause resentment/ill-feeling due to not being thanked when you feel you should of been
     
  8. Hatsu

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    This idea will not raise my postcount! [​IMG]
     
  9. outgum
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    From your replys to this thread, i believe it is raising your post count!
    I guess your right, people may not get thanked when they should of been, but thats up to the readers.
     
  10. Hatsu

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    Just thanking them while posting is more visible as well. The people being thanked might not know if it's under their postcount. [​IMG]
     
  11. outgum
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    Obvious postwhore is obvious XD
    It would be pretty stand out being under your post count, everyone notices there post count, and it would stand out, so im sure everyone would notice eventually.
     
  12. Wabsta

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    We need another E-penis measure system besides post count? Nty.
     
  13. Hatsu

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    You sure? [​IMG]
     
  14. Law

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    Why the fuck are so many people obsessed with a thanks button? Are you really looking for gratification from the Internet?
     
  15. outgum
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    Law, As you currently know, your opinion means nothing to me. BUT, yes, it would be nice to have some gratification from the forum, To see that some members of the forum are actually grateful for the effort some people put into there posts. It will also show you the knowledge a person has, cause it will show members that are new how realible a members advice may be? and that there a sort of "Guru"?

    Its just an idea in the making guys....
     
  16. Hatsu

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    Now I see! [​IMG]
     
  17. Law

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    Just because one forum you go on has something, doesn't mean another needs it.
     
  18. Destructobot

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    This. A thanks button will reward people that don't know what they're talking about and post 10 times in every thread that's asking for help over people that do know what they're talking about and just post the right answer to begin with.
     
  19. raing3

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    I would have to be against this addition as well... because... when forums start adding this you get people saying "+Thanks me if my post help" at the end of every post they make or in their signature and it gets very very annoying after a while... it's like the people are only posting just so they can get their times thanked number higher rather then actually wanting to contribute to the community.
     
  20. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    That would be very annoying. Nintendo Forums, anyone?

    Goddamn "Kudos!". [​IMG]
     
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