The "thanks" button sucks. Get rid of it!

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The "thanks" button sucks. Get rid of it!

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Re: The "thanks" button sucks. Get rid of it!

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scarlet_35 wrote:How do I add the title at the bottom of my picture? I have the "perfect" thing to say, in honor of a totally awesome guy
You need to go to user control panel and edit your profile. You'll soon figure it out, poppet.

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I iz officially blushing.

:oops:
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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So is . . .


. . .





. . . wait for it . . .





YOUR MOM!!11!!


She caught something from your PC. . . .

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When is the last time AC washed his hands . . . or did not view a porn sight on a PC?

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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
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Bearguin wrote:Hey.

If we can't get rid of the thanks button, can we at least move it away from the quote button?

I mean, I went to quote Hammy elsewhere and nearly thanked him.

Also, If I do thank someone by mistake, can I unthank them? Not going to risk trying it and have this thing show I thanked someone.
Once you click "thanks," the button should change to "Meh." Click that to undo the "thanks."
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scarlet_35 wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:C'mon everybody.

Let's all thank Bearguin a whole lot.

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NOOOOOOO :x he had 69 and you ruined it :cry:
Okay. That made me laugh. Almost enough to thank you.
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Pyrrho wrote:
Bearguin wrote:Hey.

If we can't get rid of the thanks button, can we at least move it away from the quote button?

I mean, I went to quote Hammy elsewhere and nearly thanked him.

Also, If I do thank someone by mistake, can I unthank them? Not going to risk trying it and have this thing show I thanked someone.
Once you click "thanks," the button should change to "Meh." Click that to undo the "thanks."
Thanks

Then MEH

Worked for me.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:Once you click "thanks," the button should change to "Meh." Click that to undo the "thanks."
What is the max size of the thank counter before it rolls over or perhaps ABENDs?
... uhh ... I mean "crashes". :notsure:

32767 and then negative numbers?

Or a good solid mainframe approach such as 2**24 (at least). Unsigned of course. :coolspecs:
"Thanks" data are stored in individual rows in the "thanks" table, so theoretically the number is limited by available storage space.
There should be a way to thank someone directly without having to click each post.
Perhaps a thank box on the profile page that allows entering an arbitrarily large integer to be added to the account's "been thanked" counter.
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Doesn't work that way. The data are pulled from the database via PHP functions and fed to the templates to generate the HTML. There is no database record that contains a total for anyone to fool with.
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Was unaware of the thanks button....huh.


Seems benign. Now, if it sent me an email every time someone clicked it...well...then I would be hunting down the Admin and convincing he/she/it otherwise....but as such...meh.

I kinda like the Meh button idea.

Maybe it would ignore one specific post. just the one you Meh'd.

Hrm. Course my knowledge of how to code that is right up there with my knowledge of Synchronized Swimming and Mating Habits of Wombats.
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clarsct wrote:
I kinda like the Meh button idea.
I am angry that the THANKS statistic do not include a Meh counter. :(
Such potential!
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A “fuck you” button would be nice
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Silly me

I’ve been using it as a thanks
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No real need for a 'Fuck You' button.

Just fuck you.
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The real fuck you is to never read or post again

And not even tell anybody you left
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Excellent idea. Give that a try and let us know how it goes, umkay?
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