Won't fix Like %

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by gudenau, Mar 19, 2015.

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Do you like this idea?

  1. Yes

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    23.1%
  2. No

    15 vote(s)
    57.7%
  3. Trololololol

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    19.2%
  1. gudenau
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    gudenau Never a unique idea

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    I think a nice little feature to have would be a like percentage in the user info thing to the left.

    What do you think?
     
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  2. Cyan

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    a percentage based on what?
    on the user with most likes?

    that would be troll users posting a lot on EoF, not useful users.
    It won't really show if the user is important/well known/good reputation/whatever, users are giving likes for stupid things.

    Or a percentage without counting the posts in the EoF, why not.

    Some users (recently, actually 2 users... looking at you troopage and Margen67) are even giving likes to ALL posts from ALL users .....
    Why are they spamming the like button even when there's nothing to like?
     
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  3. gudenau
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    gudenau Never a unique idea

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    Well the EoF would not count, but you could have likes/post count. I was not thinking that would be much of a problem.
     
  4. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

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    I think EoF can be excluded, so that could be done.
     
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  5. migles

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    thanks for headsup, i thought Margen67 really liked my comments :'C
    thats not cool man....
     
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  6. gudenau
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    gudenau Never a unique idea

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    He just wants to be banned for bot-like behavior. :-P
     
  7. FAST6191

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    I am no friend of the likes system (I disable the notifications and never give them) but wouldn't that also be slightly unfair to the people that were here long before the likes system was added ( http://gbatemp.net/threads/welcome-to-gbatemp-v3.310728/ if not just slightly before)?
     
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  8. DinohScene

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    Like system is easily abused.
    People that actually contribute to the site get far less likes then some twat posting a witty reply on a news article.
    Or someone who only speaks in puns >_>

    There's really no solid way to measure peoples helpfulness unfortunately.
    Even tho the idea of a like percentage is pretty good.

    It's just easy to exploit and abuse which trolls will deffo do.
     
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  9. Originality

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    I like the posts I like or agree with. I don't really think about it, but I do think a like percentage system would ascribe more meaning to the feature than there should be.
     
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  10. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    I mean, you could just divide your number of likes by your post number :mellow: Granted, it does count likes from the EoF, but who really gives a shit?
     
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  11. Margen67

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    please understand
     
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    Well, gee, ain't that a swift kick to the balls :(
     
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  13. Mr. Mysterio

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    What about displaying the number of likes the person has given? I'd enjoy seeing that on Margen67's profile. :D
     
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  14. Vipera

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    Oh yeah, I can't wait the hundreds of posts like "if I helped you, pls like this post pls pretty pls", or the fake stories, or the shitty "like if blahblah". A mix between Facebook, Reddit and YouTube. No wonder someone asked me to make an Userstyle to remove the Likes under the posts.




    Like if ur not gay xddd
     
  15. sandytf

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    It could be worse, there could be an unlike feature that removes likes.
     
  16. gudenau
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    You can unlike somthing. :-P
     
  17. Vulpes Abnocto

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    Yes. We can call it your Veho Percentage
     
  18. ferret7463

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    a thumbs down or dislike button, in my opinion, would be better.
     
  19. SickPuppy

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    I'd rather see a dislike counter under somebodys avatar. Likes don't really say much about somebody, but dislikes say a lot.
     
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  20. Arras

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    Would just cause negativity and make said users feel like shit (possibly for no reason).
     
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