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Offline Peter Drouin

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« on: November 26, 2016, 01:14:26 pm »
Do we all have them now? Will someone win something that has the most Likes?  ;D ;)
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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2016, 01:21:33 pm »
Yes,a free membership to the Forestry Forum.  :D   :D    :D       8)
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« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2016, 01:30:42 pm »
Y'all have been clamoring for a Like button and Jeff has provided!  But...what does it do?

Edit:  Ahh, I see how it is tallying up now.  But nobody likes me right now... :'(
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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2016, 03:28:43 pm »
Is there a Don't Like Button for the Like Button?
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« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2016, 06:49:59 pm »
Dave... you got a like for a don't like the like post, I can't keep up

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« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2016, 07:04:59 pm »
Yeah, I'm not sure why we need a like button. People can go over to Facebook and do all the liking they want.  ;)
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« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2016, 07:14:24 pm »
Yeah, and we got stuff that Facebook doesn't have!  "LIKE"  Yooper Night! ;)
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« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2016, 07:21:27 pm »
Yeah, I'm not sure why we need a like button. People can go over to Facebook and do all the liking they want.  ;)

We don't need a like button, that is true, however when some of my favorite people, namely a pair of Tammys would like to have one, (Tamiam and Wildflower)   I'm afraid they win over you bruisers. :D

Well give it a try for awhile and see how it goes.
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« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2016, 07:24:28 pm »
I'm thinkin' "Like" that's a good idea. :D
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« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2016, 08:25:48 pm »
 smiley_thumbsup
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« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2016, 08:35:46 pm »
I think it is a good idea. Many times I read a comment and was going to hit the "like" button and realized "oh yea, there isn't one here, this isn't facebook. I really don't want to fill up the thread with comments that I agree with what someone else just said.
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« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2016, 12:11:17 am »
Yeah, I'm not sure why we need a like button. People can go over to Facebook and do all the liking they want.  ;)

We don't need a like button, that is true, however when some of my favorite people, namely a pair of Tammys would like to have one, (Tamiam and Wildflower)   I'm afraid they win over you bruisers. :D

Well give it a try for awhile and see how it goes.

I remember when this topic came up awhile ago, Jeff, and if memory serves me right you came down along the lines of "take the time to write a response, go to FB if you want a 'like' button!" I see you've changed your tune now that those ladies are after you! ;D ;)
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« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2016, 07:21:30 am »
I'm not really a fan of it. I think it will tend to cut down on the real discussion. The quantity of likes is not an indication of the quality of the post. Once I had been on the FF for a while, I realized I was more interested in who was doing the commenting and what they said, rather than how many people would click like. I think we have a poll function, if you really want to know how the numbers stack up, don't we?

If the like function serves some other purpose for the forum (like driving up clicks to help please forum sponsors or something?) I don't have a problem with it, but I don't see that it really adds to the conversation. I fall more in Jeff's original stance of ""take the time to write a response, go to FB if you want a 'like' button!" (at least as Barbender paraphrased it).
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« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2016, 08:21:32 am »
I agree with the above two Replies.  The written word communicates.  If someone agrees or disagrees we have the basics for a conversation.  I very rarely used the common "X2" because it simply agrees but does not communicate.
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« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2016, 09:18:08 am »
You know me,I have to say something if I like what has been posted.  ;D
I will keep posting a few words.

I saw the like at work.
On this dinosaur computer I can't see the Like button. I tried to clear things out and delete and refresh and reboot. The Show Like notifications don't work either. I know it's on my end,blame it on my Vista?

Have to keep the people close to you happy. Like I use to say at work,Don't matter to me,I don't go home with them.  :D
Guess I will do my liking at work.  :D
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« Reply #15 on: November 27, 2016, 10:15:20 am »
MagicMan - I liken the x2 comment as a simple nod when you're looked at for an opinion.  As in, "Do you agree with what so and so said?"  Then you nod.  Sometimes nothing has to be said.  Am I looking at this wrong?
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« Reply #16 on: November 27, 2016, 10:32:30 am »
Sometimes things need to stay the same, sometimes things need to change. Staying the same as everything moves past you can do one of two things. Make you a haven, or make you a dinosaur.
You can sit and speculate until the stegasourus come home, or, give something new a chance. I would just as soon not hear or see the speculation, but surely urge anyone to give me instances where you see actual detriment being done to our Forestry Forum as well as a any benefit.

One thing I am hoping for in this, is a way for a lot of our members that rarely post to be an active part of the forum in a different way.
You can tell I don't go into this lightly simply because I tapped this dang post out on a phone while sitting in a Walmart parking lot waiting for Tammy to get milk.
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« Reply #17 on: November 27, 2016, 11:00:11 am »
Change is good!!
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« Reply #18 on: November 27, 2016, 11:19:03 am »
Sorry mm I just liked what  you said.
Hum I just thought the thumbs up was the symbol for like. Ok I think I would like to get off the topic. But not sure. This could roll on for a while.lol
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« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2016, 12:06:13 pm »
Sorry for the "speculation", Jeff. I thought I remembered the last time you were considering this that you asked for opinions and feedback (though I admit my memory is not what it once was).

My comment was based on experiences on other sites: meaningful comments tended to drop off when people thought they were making a contribution by simply "liking" something. Posts got made that were just an attempt to draw likes. Those sites were very different than the FF to start with, however. Hopefully, the downsides won't happen here.

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