Suggestion Medals should be earned for likes, not posts.

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  1. smileyhead
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    Doing this would promote "quality over quantity" more.
    It could also come with a like counter under the message counter on the "mini-profiles" next to posts.
     


  2. migles

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    like my comment to prove something...
     
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    Smileyhead, that's bad idea.
     
  4. GhostLatte

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    I mean I have a lot of likes, but I have yet to contribute meaningful to this forum besides being a shitposter.
     
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    You will never contr- I mean, yeah you really should contribute someday.
     
  6. Minox

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    Likes mean nothing.
     
  7. TheKingy34

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    I completely disagree. Likes aren't much, they just show another person either liked it (hence the name), or some spammer that thought it was hip and cool to like all posts, giving the victim an unfair boost. It should stay messages, as it shows how much someone has (possibly) contributed to the community in places other than the EoF.
     
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  8. KevinX8

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    Higher Likes =/= Higher Quality
    Please understand
     
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    Maybe likes should have a place below the avatar. Not by replacing medals, but by adding a counter similar to messages. That way they don't feel like a complete and utter waste.

    Also, what happened to the features that brought messages that had tons of likes to the first page of a thread?
     
  10. KevinX8

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    Likes are meaningless and they should stay that way, it is way too easy to get likes on stuff and to use it as a legitimate counter of some sort is pointless
     
  11. angelus kun

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    Oh C'mon man just, install Boot9strap And take your badge :3 simple, And funny
     
  12. smileyhead
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    it lagged out the server, so it was removed. and it wasn't based on likes, the OP pinned them.
     
  13. Chary

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    IIRC that was phased out because something with the way it worked with Xenforo made the site slow to a crawl for the week it was implemented. I might be wrong, but I think that's why it got removed.

    Edit: sigh ninja'd
     
  14. Garblant

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    In that sense, isn't having a counter for messages also pointless?
    Oh, that makes a lot of sense, come to think about it...

    ...this place rarely laggs unless something gets messed up.
     
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    I don't think this should be the case considering how easier it is to like spam than post spam. Post spam gets removed by staff while like spam does not get removed by staff (I think?) so that's that.
     
  16. KevinX8

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    Yes, yes it is
     
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  17. Minox

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    It can be removed and is removed depending on circumstances.
     
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  18. nxwing

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    If it's alright, can you give several circumstances?
     
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  20. Minox

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    Spamming would be the main reason.
     
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  21. DinohScene

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    That would give shitposters more reasons to shitpost.
    Not to mention that likes are easier to abuse then spamming posts.
     
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