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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #50 on: March 18, 2015, 10:35:18 AM »
Aw, Nog, I'll always like your posts....


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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #51 on: March 18, 2015, 11:00:55 AM »
And I'm going to create some more accounts using different email addresses so that I can make sure all my posts have at least a couple likes, as my ego always needs reinforcing -- even if I'm the only one who will reinforce it. ;)

PS: Not really: I'm too lazy to do all that extra work.

I'll admit to being rather free with compliments and likes. I could be wrong, but it seems to me that many writers could use a confidence boost. If that is the same thing as ego reinforcement, I'll take it.

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #52 on: March 18, 2015, 11:51:59 AM »
I'll admit to being rather free with compliments and likes. I could be wrong, but it seems to me that many writers could use a confidence boost. If that is the same thing as ego reinforcement, I'll take it.

Sure.  Thanks for the reinforcement of my previous comment that it is the members who mainly stay in the Writer's Caf who are lobbying for a like button.  Unless you meant to qualify that as "writers of forum posts"?   ::)
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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #53 on: March 18, 2015, 02:04:38 PM »
Sure.  Thanks for the reinforcement of my previous comment that it is the members who mainly stay in the Writer's Cafe who are lobbying for a like button.  Unless you meant to qualify that as "writers of forum posts"?   ::)
No, you're right. I agree that I've been thinking of this issue mostly from a Writer's Cafe standpoint. I'm one of the members who doesn't spend any time outside the Cafe. I know my viewpoint is limited, which is why I will respect the decision of the moderators, whatever it may be.

That said, I do belong to other non-writer forums that have like buttons. Perhaps *everyone* can benefit from positive reinforcement, writer or not.

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #54 on: March 18, 2015, 05:29:17 PM »
I certainly don't think that this is an "us vs. them" issue.  Or it shouldn't be.  :)  If it's a good idea, I think it's a good idea for the forum as a whole.  But we think KBoards is a special place, and want to make sure we don't break anything in introducing change.  So the input from this thread is very useful!

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #55 on: March 18, 2015, 06:18:17 PM »
I certainly don't think that this is an "us vs. them" issue.  Or it shouldn't be.  :)  If it's a good idea, I think it's a good idea for the forum as a whole.  But we think KBoards is a special place, and want to make sure we don't break anything in introducing change.  So the input from this thread is very useful!

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #56 on: April 13, 2015, 07:01:34 AM »
I vote YES for a Like button, NO for a Dislike button!

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #57 on: May 07, 2017, 06:17:46 AM »
Reviving the request for a like button.  There are so many posts I want to like!

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #58 on: May 07, 2017, 06:28:24 PM »
I've always wished for a "Like" button. It's become a handy shorthand for simply indicating you enjoy or agree with a poster, eliminating the need to clutter up a thread with six dozen "I agree" posts.
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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #59 on: May 07, 2017, 06:41:51 PM »
We'll revisit the question, thanks, folks.

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #60 on: May 09, 2017, 12:13:10 PM »
Thanks Betsy!  There have been so many posts lately that I just want people to know I read and appreciated, even if I didn't comment. :)

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #61 on: May 11, 2017, 12:47:15 PM »
supporting a like button  :)

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #62 on: May 13, 2017, 05:38:32 PM »
*Hits the imaginary like button*

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #63 on: May 19, 2017, 08:30:25 AM »
In lieu of a "like" button, what about a "thanks" button?  That way, it's less of a popularity thing and more of a gratitude thing.

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #64 on: May 19, 2017, 07:31:07 PM »
In lieu of a "like" button, what about a "thanks" button?  That way, it's less of a popularity thing and more of a gratitude thing.

Though I suspect anyone who gets off on accumulating "likes" will also get off on accumulating "thanks". :(

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #65 on: May 23, 2017, 10:14:54 AM »
Personally, I'm not behind the idea because I want to accumulate likes, but I'm pretty frustrated by not being able to give them.   Some of us honestly want to acknowledge and encourage others. It really is at the heart of KBoards to support each other.



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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #66 on: June 13, 2018, 02:45:31 AM »
A like button supporter signing in  :)

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #67 on: June 13, 2018, 04:07:04 AM »
Just find a thumbs up smilie in the board smilie archives, and add it to the list above.

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #68 on: June 13, 2018, 04:34:15 AM »
If someone can reply with a thumbs up button, someone can reply with a few words.  Sorry, we're more likely to have a Like button than to encourage a thread full of thumbs up replies.  *shudder*

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #69 on: June 13, 2018, 05:15:43 AM »
Yeah . . . what Betsy said. What we're trying to foster here is conversation. So if you agree with something and approve of how it's been said, feel free to write a whole sentence saying that. ;)

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #70 on: June 13, 2018, 09:49:58 AM »
 I enjoy like buttons. They're on a few other forums I frequent. However, I can understand how on a writers forum the mods would rather we write replies rather than like. I always tend to be more of a lurker than a poster, and a like button simply rewards my lurkishness. :D

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Re: Request: Add a LIKE button to KBoards posts!
« Reply #71 on: June 15, 2018, 04:45:17 AM »
I enjoy like buttons. They're on a few other forums I frequent. However, I can understand how on a writers forum the mods would rather we write replies rather than like. I always tend to be more of a lurker than a poster, and a like button simply rewards my lurkishness. :D

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